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New $951m response plan to support Rohingyas

New $951m response plan to support Rohingyas
It is going to be difficult to meet the new response of $ 951 million plan launched in Geneva on March 16 to look after hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas due to apparent fading interests of the donors and other conflicts across the world, senior Bangladeshi and international diplomats have told The Independent. And, according to former and serving senior Bangladeshi diplomats, Dhaka will have to ensure that the problem does not go away from the minds of the international players who, prior to the crisis, led Dhaka to believe that ‘money was not going to be a problem’. At the same time, they said that Bangladesh will have to make sure that with the time the crisis created due to presence of more than one million Rohingyas, who had…

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Country boasts LDC graduation
Country boasts LDC graduation
The nation is going to celebrate its 48th Independence and National Day at a time when Bangladesh has…

PM reaffirms support to Palestinian cause

PM reaffirms support to Palestinian cause

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated Bangladesh's support to independent Palestine state, saying the brotherly country enjoys a special place in the hearts of the people of Bangladesh, reports UNB. She came up with the remarks when visiting Secretary General of the Fatah Movement and…
A war museum that brings alive nation’s history

A war museum that brings alive nation’s history

It is always a challenge to educate the new generation on a nation's rich history and instill in them the spirit and pride that they very well deserve, reports UNB. Long after Bangladesh came into being through a nine-month bloodbath, a war museum took upon it to transpire the less-known national…
Independence Day

Independence Day

Bangladesh enters its 48th year of independence today. It is as both a cause of celebration as that of an expression of respect for the sacrifices of valiant freedom fighters, martyrs and all classes of people who waged a do or die struggle against the forces of occupation and genocide. Where there…
A defence of newspapers

A defence of newspapers

With The Independent, one of the oldest English language newspapers that have been in continuous operation, stepping into the 24th year of its publication today, Bangladesh’s newspaper industry has arrived at a crossroads, requiring urgent actions from stakeholders to carry out its mission to…
Bangladesh gives strong message to global investors thru progress

Bangladesh gives strong message to global investors thru progress

UN Assistant Secretary General Haoliang Xu yesterday said successful graduation from LDC means Bangladesh is giving a strong message that Bangladesh is the right place for investment. Xu suggested Bangladesh to work together to escape the middle-income trap it faces by focusing on necessary structural…
Tearful Syrians in rebel enclave begin new evacuation

Tearful Syrians in rebel enclave begin new evacuation

ARBIN: Weeping Syrians boarded buses to leave a ravaged pocket of Eastern Ghouta yesterday, in a new wave of evacuations to clear another part of the former rebel bastion, reports AFP. Five weeks since the Syrian regime launched an all-out assault on Ghouta, it holds more than 90 percent of the onetime…
Art camp on Liberation War to be held today

Art camp on Liberation War to be held today

To mark the 47th Independence Day of Bangladesh, Channel i has come up with ‘IFIC Bank-Channel i Rong Tulite Muktijuddho’ on its premises today. This is the 12th edition of art camp on the Liberation War of Bangladesh. The event will begin at 11am and Channel i will telecast the event live…
Tigers need some time to be tough in all formats: Mehidy

Tigers need some time to be tough in all formats: Mehidy

The way Bangladesh are gradually progressing across the formats they needed some more times to be a tough side in all the formats as Mehidy Hasan Miraj, the youngster spin all-rounder said. “Bangladesh cricket has been made a significant development for the last three to four- year span. It’s…
Flower cultivation gains popularity

Flower cultivation gains popularity

Flower cultivation is becoming popular among farmers of Madhukhali and Sadar upazillas of Faridpur district. They are cultivating gladiolus and marigold on their farmlands on a commercial basis. Gladiolus could be harvested within 90 days of planting and it bloomed all the year round, said Anwar Hossain,…
Take country forward with Liberation War spirit: PM

Take country forward with Liberation War spirit: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaon yesterday urged all to work together in a planned way so that the country's march forward based on the Liberation War spirit never stops, reports UNB. "I want Bangladesh to move forward with the Liberation War spirit and this journey must not be stopped as we…
Will the print media get a new lease of life?

Will the print media get a new lease of life?

At the beginning of this writing I pay tribute to Mahbubul Alam, the founding editor of The Independent, who first encouraged me to write a column in English for his daily. He was not only a journalist but also a political thinker. Under his guidance The Independent has become a good English Daily which…
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