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Rohingya women share their endless horrific stories

Reza Mahmud, back from Teknaf :Persecution driven Rohingya women have forgotten to stop crying in temporary refugee camps in Teknaf and Ukhiya upazilas of Cox's Bazar district. "Myanmar army

`Super malaria` strains resistant to drugs spreading in SA :Scientists warn that 'super malaria', a strain resistant to most anti-malarial drugs, is rapidly spreading in southeast Asia, the BBC reports.The strain, which started in Cambodia, has spread

Arrest warrant issued against UZ Chairman

UNB, Chandpur :A court here on Saturday issued an warrant for arresting Haimchar upazila chairman and local Awami League leader Nur Hossain Patowary in a case filed for walking

BD won`t respond to Myanmar`s provocation: Quader

UNB, Noakhali :Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said Bangladesh will not respond to any provocation of Myanmar despite repeated violation of its airspace by its drones

Hasina`s proposals on Rohingya crisis very positive: Prof Riaz

UNB, Dhaka :The five-point proposal made by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the United Nations (UN) to find solution to the Rohingya crisis is specific, which is a very

3 killed in road accidents

Staff Reporter :Three persons were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents in Dhaka and Naogaon districts on Saturday.In Dhaka, a woman died after a car ran

Suu Kyi against visit by fact-finding team

Nikkei Asian Review, NAYPYITAW  :Myanmar's de facto leader and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has signaled determination to address the criticisms of her government's handling of the refugee

Lanka won`t allow Rohingya refugees :Sri Lanka has made it clear that it will not accept any Rohingyas as refugees.Prime Minister Ranil Wickrmesinghe said on Friday that refugees coming to a country like

11 held for 'funding militancy'

11 held for 'funding militancy'

Staff Reporter :Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in separate drives arrested 11 persons for their alleged involvement in funding militancy from Dhaka, Khulna and Rajshahi on Friday night.The

BD grants bail to 2 detained Myanmar journos get bail

Dhaka (Reuters) :Two journalists from Myanmar, who had been detained in Bangladesh while reporting on the influx of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, have been released on bail, a police

Ex-NBP chief held on graft charges involving bank's BD branch :The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday arrested former National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) president Syed Ali Raza on charges of corruption after the Sindh High Court turned

Hostility from Buddhists mars relief work in Rakhine

Reuters :Relief agencies struggling to reach hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims displaced by strife in northwestern Myanmar are facing rising hostility from ethnic Rakhine Buddhists who accuse the

Nine killed in lightning

UNB, Dhaka :Nine people were killed and seven injured in three separate incidents of lightning strike in Dinajpur and Sunamganj districts on Saturday.The deceased were identified as- labourers Muktirani,

It's not considerable what India, China saying : PM

UNB,  New York :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said it is not considerable to Bangladesh what India and China are saying about the Rohingya issue as their diplomats

PM 'doing politics' over Rohingya issue: BNP

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is 'doing politics' over the Rohingya issue turning down their party's call for forging a national unity to

BUET designs project to cut accident by 50pc

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :The Accident Research Institute (ARI) at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) has designed a project for the government that is expected to help

Rohingya refugees scuffle as aid was distributed in Cox's Bazar on Saturday.

Rohingya refugees scuffle as aid was distributed in Cox's Bazar on Saturday.


BNP blasts PM for not `denouncing` Myanmar at UNGA

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Friday voiced anger at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for not 'denouncing' Myanmar in her address to the United Nations General Assembly for carrying out genocide

UNHCR steps up aid delivery

Staff Reporter :As the number of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar edges towards half a million, the UNHCR is stepping up delivery of life-saving aid to desperate people camped out

CSA XI declare 313 for 8 wickets

Sports Reporter :Cricket South Africa (CSA) XI declared their first innings making 313 for the loss of eight wickets in the first innings against Bangladesh on the second day

Ex-BKB official held for graft

UNB, Dhaka :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a former deputy general manager of Bangladesh Krishi Bank from his Uttara residence for allegedly embezzling over Tk 49 crore.An ACC

Dent in Myanmar hopes of Western investment boom

Reuters :When officials from Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon toured six European countries in June, they were hoping to drum up investment in transport, energy and education.Instead, they were bombarded

'Rotten' rice imported from Thailand, alleges BNP

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Friday alleged that the government is mocking with people's 'hunger' by importing 'rotten' rice from Thailand."After importing rotten wheat from Africa, the government has now

Trump and Kim call each other mad

BBC Online  :Kim Jong-un has said remarks by "deranged" US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea.In an unprecedented personal statement,

Mount int'l pressure on Myanmar army: Rushnara

UNB, Sylhet :Expressing concern over the Rohingya crisis, visiting UK Prime Minister's trade envoy Rushnara Ali MP stressed the need for mounting international pressure on Myanmar army to solve

5 of a family hurt in gas explosion in old Dhaka

Staff Reporter :At least five members of the family, including three children, suffered burn injuries due to gas line explosion on the ground floor of a five-storey building at

5 of a family hurt in gas explosion in old Dhaka

Staff Reporter :At least five members of the family, including three children, suffered burn injuries due to gas line explosion on the ground floor of a five-storey building at

India using chilli sprays, stun grenades to dissuade Rohingya influx

Reuters :India has stepped up security along its largely porous eastern border with Bangladesh and is using "chilli and stun grenades" to block the entry of Rohingya Muslims fleeing

New antibiotics for curing infectious diseases: UN

Staff Reporter :Few new antibiotics are under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, says a United Nations report.The report released on Friday by the World Health

UK team expected more from Suu Kyi

UNB, Dhaka :Visiting UK delegation of Conservative Friends of Bangladesh, led by Anne Main MP on Thursday termed Myanmar government's crackdown against Rohingyas as 'ethnic cleansing', adding that they