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The world must know Rohingyas story; must show them solidarity: Myanmar feeling the pinch of pressure

  The Rohingyas are one of the most discriminated and vulnerable communities on the earth. The Rohingya crisis, obviously, is a humanitarian and human rights nightmare. Bangladesh witnessed a number of high-profile visits in the outgoing week including that of United Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Prowling around in search of prey

  It has been nearly three months since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared of abolishing all sorts of quota privileges in the public service amid students’ nationwide demonstration demanding reforms in the recruitment system. She was unambiguous in announcing – “The Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Drug peddlers crammed into overcrowded prisons

  Over 30,000 people have been rounded up and put behind the bar since government embarked on a nationwide ‘war on drug’ from mid-May. According to last reckoning till late June there are now as many as 35,815 people behind bars Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Enigmatic yet humane

  Baul music, philosophy remain key to peace and unity in today’s tumultuous times   Known to be one of the most popular and critically acclaimed folk music of Bengal, Baul occupies an important place in Bangladesh’s culture and heritage. It is because Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Flood situation worsening across country

  The geophysical formation of this land and constant changes in it is inseparable from the rivers that created it. Not that the physical structure of the land, once formed, remained unchanged over the entire period; river currents constantly eroded banks Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Budget takeaway

  Finance Minister AMA Muhith placed the national budget for 2018-19 in the parliament on June 7 proposing a financial outlay of Tk. 4,64,573 crore. The very size of it is something to ponder about as it is nearly 25 percent Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Pressure on Myanmar building afresh to take back Rohingyas

  ICC pre-trial chamber to hear Rohingya issue June 20   International pressure on Myanmar is mounting afresh as it remained ‘very slow’ in creating conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh. Though Bangladesh still ‘remains committed’ to settle the matter Thursday, June 14th, 2018

The accidental threat

  Donald J. Trump, despite historically low approval ratings at this stage of the presidency, must be loving his new job. The famed real-estate billionaire who has been a staple of the tabloid press on both sides of the Atlantic for Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Want to work for people of Kushtia — Masud Khan

  Masud Jamil Khan, grandson of Brigadier General Shaheed Jamil Uddin Ahmad (Bir Uttam) and a member of the ruling Awami League’s Finance and Planning Committee, has said he wants to work for the people of Kushtia.   “The good news is that Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Russia 2018: Football makes the leap in technology

  Innovations are changing our everyday life. The constant use of technology in the field of sports has helped it accomplish a lot of its objectives. New ideas are the driving force of the football industry for improving comfort, safety and Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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