Tuesday 19 September 2017 ,
Tuesday 19 September 2017 ,
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  • Suu Kyi ‘burying her head in sand’ over Rakhine horrors: AI
  • UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar
  • Suu Kyi to soon understand crisis: Kamal
  • Trump assures PM of all supports on Rohingya issue
  • 5 dubious claims Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi made in her speech
At a Glance
  • Food security at stake for rice price hike: BNP
  • UN chief urges Myanmar to halt military campaign against Rohingya
  • 12 model colleges nationalised
  • 5 dubious claims Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi made in her speech
  • Dominica braces for Hurricane Maria
  • Rice prices decline from Wednesday: Rice traders
  • Deals signed with ADB to improve municipal services
  • Suu Kyi ‘burying her head in sand’ over Rakhine horrors: AI
  • Rubel denied entry to South Africa
  • Satellite images show more than 200 Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar
  • 214 Rakhine villages almost totally destroyed: HRW
  • UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar
  • Suu Kyi to soon understand crisis: Kamal
  • Trump UN speech to slap 'rogue regimes', embrace nationalist tone
  • Noakhali boat capsize kills 4
  • Govt cannot force traders to cut price: Tofail
  • Lady Gaga postpones Europe tour
  • Linkin Park grieves for late singer with concert, video
  • Most Rohingya villages violence-free: Suu Kyi
  • Chikungunya cases on the rise in Karachi
  • UK weapons companies made £6bn from Saudi Arabia
  • Google launches digital payments service in India
  • Rohingya Muslims call Suu Kyi ‘liar’, reject her claims
  • British cyclist sets world record by cycling around the world
  • Ronaldo back for Real Madrid
  • Trudeau calls on Suu Kyi to condemn atrocities on Rohingyas
  • Global warming may be occurring more slowly: Study
  • Conjoined twin dies after birth in Rajshahi
  • Mahalaya is being celebrated
  • Hasina-Mahmoud Abbas discuss Rohingya issues
  • Cat-5 Maria makes landfall in 'potentially catastrophic' hurricane
  • Rohingya persecution crime against humanity: Speakers
  • PSG win again but tensions simmer between Neymar, Cavani
  • Stress on Belt and Road initiative to ensure faster growth
  • Bangladesh stun India in opener
  • Tigers start training in Benoni
  • 5,314 sacks hoarded rice found in Rajshahi
  • Padma Bridge cost likely to shoot up by Tk 1,400cr
  • Amu for making sugar import process transparent
  • BB to distribute remittance award today
  • Fashion firms focus on social media
  • Asia markets follow Wall St rally as eyes turn to Fed meeting
  • Idol makers busy ahead of Durga Puja in Rajshahi
  • 3 more Rohingyas admitted to CMCH
  • Public Library to be modernised with 11-storey structure
  • Suu Kyi appeals to global community over Rohingya crisis
  • Rohingya persecution crime against humanity: Speakers
  • Bangladesh PM expects no help from Trump on Myanmar crisis
  • Suu Kyi vows to repatriate some Rohingya
  • 'We condemn all human rights violations': Suu Kyi
  • Suu Kyi expresses sadness for suffering of all groups
  • ‘Independent Arakan’ only solution: Hefazat
  • Trump assures PM of all supports on Rohingya issue
  • Suu Kyi to break silence on Rohingya crisis
  • Two-day DU drama festival ends
  • Hindustani classical vocal music evening on Sept 23
  • Shooting of Impress Telefilm’s new film from Sept 25
  • ‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes
  • Modi invites Anushka to be a part of Swachhata Hi Seva initiative
  • Bangladesh Theatre stages ‘Sea-Morog’ at Shilpakala today evening
  • RAB wants to form welfare trust to do business
  • AL moves to gain int’l support on Rohingya issue
  • Rohingya exodus exposes abject failure of world leaders: Amnesty
  • Multipronged approach to tame rice prices
  • World News
    Dominica braces for Hurricane Maria Dominica braced for Hurricane Maria on Monday as the "potentially catastrophic"…
    Suu Kyi ‘burying her head in sand’ over Rakhine horrors: AI Reacting to Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s address to the nation,…
    Satellite images show more than 200 Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar An analysis of satellite images from Myanmar found that hundreds of villages of…
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    Metro
    12 model colleges nationalised The government has nationalised 12 model school & colleges across the country.  The Education Ministry issued a notification on Monday in this…
    Conjoined twin dies after birth in Rajshahi A conjoined twin died on Monday evening immediately after birth at a hospital in Laxmipur area of the divisional city. The twin was born in Islami Bank…
  • Rohingya persecution crime against humanity: Speakers
  • Idol makers busy ahead of Durga Puja in Rajshahi
  • 3 more Rohingyas admitted to CMCH
  • Bangladesh
    Trump assures PM of all supports on Rohingya issue US President Donald Trump has assured Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of his country's all supports on the Rohingya issue as they talked on the sidelines of a high level meeting on UN reforms. "President Trump said the United States will stand beside Bangladesh on Rohingya issue,"…
    Suu Kyi to soon understand crisis: Kamal Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that Suu Kyi was lying when she said that she does not know why the Rohingya people are fleeing their country. Kamal said that the Rohingyas are fleeing their country in the face of persecution. He made the comments during an interview with Independent…
  • Noakhali boat capsize kills 4
  • Govt cannot force traders to cut price: Tofail
  • Politics
    AL moves to gain int’l support on Rohingya issue The Awami League (AL) is optimistic that neighbouring countries India and China will stand beside the Bangladesh government to overcome the Rohingya crisis. The party has already started scampering to drum up support of the international community, including the two neighbours, on the Rohingya issue.…
    Myanmar violating BD airspace for govt’s subservient policy: BNP BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Monday alleged that Myanmar is repeatedly violating Bangladesh airspace due to the government’s incapability to run the country and its subservient policy. “The Myanmar is now violating our airspace again and again due to the current government’s…
  • BNP think-tanks come up with suggestions to rejuvenate party
  • BNP wants army to distribute relief among Rohingyas
  • Sports
    Rubel denied entry to South Africa Pace bowler Rubel Hossain was prevented from boarding a flight to South Africa with the Bangladesh tour squad after the airline claimed he did…
  • PSG win again but tensions simmer between Neymar, Cavani
  • Bangladesh stun India in opener
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    • London : Pakistani-British trader Essam (R) sets up his vegetable stall at East Street Market in south London on September 2, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Tokyo : Pedestrians walk on a crossing as rain falls due to weather patterns from Typhoon Talim in Tokyo on September 17, 2017.
    • Greece : A boat-bar sails past the White Tower (C) in the Thermaikos gulf as a couple sitting in the waterfront in Thessaloniki on August 31, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : An approaching storm looms over the French riviera city of Nice on September 2, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Russia : A picture shows a structure with a mammoth skull in Nizhny Novgorod will host several games of the FIFA World Cup 2018, capured on August 26, 2017. 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
    • Tbilisi : A pigeon drinks water in a fountain during in Tbilisi on September 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People take a selfie with a mobile phone in the Zaryadye Park next to St. Basil's cathedral (R) and Spasskaya tower (L) in central Moscow on September 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Hessen : A BMW concept Z4 car is presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on September 13, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A hostess stands next to a 3D model during the Cityscape Global exhibition, Dubai's premier property show, on September 11, 2017 in Dubai. AFP PHOTO
    Failing to besiege the Myanmar embassy following police obstruction at Gulshan to protest the ongoing atrocities on Rohingyas
in the neighboring country, members of Hefazat-e-Islam stage a sit in at Shantinagar in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Failing to besiege the Myanmar embassy following police obstruction at Gulshan to protest…
    Rice and flower being sold in state-sponsored open market sale from a truck at Gendaria in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Rice and flower being sold in state-sponsored open market sale from a truck at Gendaria in…
    Students of Dakkhin Bashbaria Government Primary School in Dashmina upazila of Patuakhali attend classes under the open sky as the school building has turned
too risky. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Students of Dakkhin Bashbaria Government Primary School in Dashmina upazila of Patuakhali…
    Branches of a 200-year-old tree are being cut down at Barisal town to avoid life risk. The photo was taken on Thursday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Branches of a 200-year-old tree are being cut down at Barisal town to avoid life risk. The…
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