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  • PM seeks urgent steps to end Rohingya crisis
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  • Aid bodies have food, shelter for only a third of Rohingyas
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Hilsa hurrah in Barisal markets
  The Barisal wholesale hilsa market is flooded with huge quantities of hilsa, but much of the fish has come from the Bay. A shortage in the supply…
5 of a family burned in city 'gas oven blast' Five members of a family sustained burn injuries in a fire caused by a gas oven blast in the city's Shyampur area early Friday. The victims are identified.…
  • DU ‘Kha’ unit admission test held
  • ACC arrests ex-Krishi Bank official
  • Saudi relief for Rohingyas arrives in Ctg
  • Bangladesh
    ‘1.5 lakh U-5 Rohingya children suffer from malnutrition’ Among the Rohingya refugees who have taken shelter in Bangladesh following a spate of violence since August 25 in Myanmar’s Rakhine state,154,066 children, under the age of five, are suffering from malnutrition. Moreover, 1,500 children have been separated from parents and close relatives. Over…
    Dhaka engaged with Naypyidaw alongside int’l efforts Bangladesh remains bilaterally engaged with Myanmar alongside continued efforts with the international community to make its second neighbour listen to wider world about the atrocities being orchestrated in Rakhine by the security forces against Rohingya Muslims. The atrocities by the Myanmar security…
  • National unity already forged over Rohingya issue: Nasim
  • Annisul’s condition on the mend
  • Politics
    BNP doing ill politics over Rohingya issue: Inu Information Minister and President of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JASOD) Hasanul Haq Inu on Friday said BNP is doing ill politics over Rohingya issue to destabilize stable situation of the country.  "BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and her party BNP are harming Rohingya people for their…
    Rice prices up as govt stock dwindles: BNP BNP senior leader Abdullah Al Noman on Thursday alleged that the rice prices have marked an unusual rise as the government has failed to stockpile enough food grains. "Rice prices are going up abnormally as its supply is very poor against its demand. The government was supposed to keep the stock…
  • BNP seeks national unity to resolve Rohingya crisis
  • Su Kyi, Khaleda speaking same language: Inu
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    • Paris : A young married couple poses for souvenir pictures at Trocadero Plaza as the top of the Eiffel Tower is surrounded by clouds, in Paris on September 5, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Rio de Janeiro : View of the Botafogo cove in the Guanabara Bay with Christ the Redeemer statue atop the Corcovado mountain, at dawn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 4, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • China : The photo shows local residents burning paper offerings as a ritual for deceased ancestors during the Zhongyuan Festival, on the waterfront of the Rongjiang River in Rongan, China's southern Guangxi region, captured on September 4, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Mexico City : Rescue team work at the Rébsamen school in Mexico City early morning, among the victims of the capital are 21 children who died in an elementary school, while another 20 were still missing on September 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladesh : The Photo shows Rohingya refugees at the Jalpatoli refugee camp in the no-man's land area between Myanmar and Bangladesh, near Gumdhum village in Ukhia, captured on September 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Netherlands : People watch as a float decorated with flowers drives past at the annual flower parade in Zundert, the Netherlands, on September 3, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Singapore : Squish, a Greater Flamingo at Wildlife Reserves Singapore Jurong Bird Park’s breeding and research centre during its routine walkabout with a animal carer (not in picture) in Singapore on August 31, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • A picture taken yesterday shows the powerful winds and rains of hurricane Maria battering the city of Petit-Bourg on the French overseas Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : US Air Force F-16 Thunderbirds perform during the airshow at Joint Andrews Air Base in Maryland on September 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    This photo taken yesterday at Malibagh Chowdhury Para in the capital shows a road lies in dilapidated condition since long causing immense
sufferings to the residents of the area. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo taken yesterday at Malibagh Chowdhury Para in the capital shows a road lies in…
    This recent photo shows the sorry state of a road from Debiganj to Nilphamari. Hundreds of people are suffering as the road remained unrepaired
for long. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows the sorry state of a road from Debiganj to Nilphamari. Hundreds of…
    A road of capital gets submerged in water due to heavy rainfall yesterday, causing much suffering to city dwellers. The photo was taken at
Dhanmondi 27. Many places were also submerged by water, once again exposing the poor drainage system. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A road of capital gets submerged in water due to heavy rainfall yesterday, causing much suffering…
    This recent photo shows growers busy planting Aman seedlings at a village in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows growers busy planting Aman seedlings at a village in Kalapara upazila…
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