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Rohingya crisis is international and the global community must act decisively

The visit of five foreign ministers from top Asian and European countries to Dhaka on Sunday to see the Rohingya crisis just shows how the international community is now

Mugabe era ends after 37 years in power

Mugabe era ends after 37 years in power

HARARE (Reuters) :President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as leader of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party on Sunday in a move to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power

NSI man among two involved with extortion: SP

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :The investigators have found the connection of two members of intelligence agencies, including National Security Intelligence (NSI) official, with the demand of extortion of Tk 2

Myanmar Army`s atrocities not acceptable

Myanmar Army`s atrocities not acceptable

Staff Reporter :Foreign Ministers of Germany, Sweden, Japan and a European Union High Representative on Saturday visited Cox's Bazar to see the plights of minority Rohingyas who fled into Bangladesh

Japan to help return Rohingyas

Japan to help return Rohingyas

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Sunday assured that Japan will continue to be a development partner of Bangladesh in its course to become a middle income country by 2021

BB rejects Farmers Bank`s proposal

Special Correspondent :Bangladesh Bank (BB) has rejected the Farmers Bank's bid for Tk 300 crore emergency fund, asking it to raise the fund intensifying loan recovery drive.Senior BB officials recently

Violence against women on rise

Special Correspondent :In an increasing trend of violence against women, the wives are getting kidnapped, tortured, raped and even killed in the hands of their husbands or ex-husbands in different

Aniruddha blames partner

Special Correspondent :Businessman Aniruddha Kumar Roy, who returned his Gulshan home in the small hours of Thursday after long 81 days of missing, claimed that he was a victim of

Rohingya issue top on agenda

UNB, Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) :Foreign Ministers from Asian and European countries get together here on Monday to strengthen partnership for peace, find joint efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Attack on minorities won`t sway in Rangpur city polls

Staff Reporter :Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday said that the attack on Hindu community in Rangpur would have no impact on Rangpur City Corporation Election.The CEC said

China`s FM meets with Myanmar leaders

China`s FM meets with Myanmar leaders

AP :China's foreign minister met with Myanmar's top leaders on Sunday during a visit to the country, a day after discussing the Rohingya refugee crisis with Bangladesh's prime minister.More than

DB Inspector stabbed by muggers in city

Staff Reporter  :A Detective Branch (DB) officer of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police has suffered minor injuries after two muggers attacked him in the city's Mouchak area early Sunday.Inspector Mahbubul Huq

BUET students still boycott classes

BUET students still boycott classes

Students at the Bangladesh University for Engineering and Technology, BUET, have now boycotted class for 21 days over a list of demands, including punishment to the students tied to an

NSI man allegedly demanded Tk 2cr

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :An NSI official has allegedly demanded an extortion of Tk 2 crore from Manikganj Jewellery Shilpa Samity just one week ago of the sensational Nag Jewellers

China to help resolve Rohingya crisis neutrally, says its FM Wang Yi

As a friend of Bangladesh, China will help resolve the Rohingya issue without being biased, said visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday.He also stressed the importance of continued

China wants to facilitate BD-Myanmar dialogue

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday expressed his country's willingness to facilitate talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the protracted Rohingya crisis which has hit Bangladesh hard.Wang

RU abducted student rescued in Dhaka

Staff Reporter :The Rajshahi University student, who was kidnapped from the campus allegedly by her former husband on Friday, was rescued from the capital's Mohammadpur area on Saturday afternoon.A special

 UNESCO recognition honour for the country

UNESCO recognition honour for the country

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the recognition of the historic 7th March speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by Unesco is the revenge of

Deliberate bid to fuel tensions

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :A vested quarter is often circulating fake news, morphed images and doctored videos on social media in a deliberate attempt to fuel communal tensions and incite violence

China wants to facilitate BD-Myanmar dialogue

China wants to facilitate BD-Myanmar dialogue

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday expressed his country's willingness to facilitate talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the protracted Rohingya crisis which has hit Bangladesh hard.Wang

UN spl rep calls for steps to protect Rohingyas from sexual violence

UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Pramila Patten has submitted her report on Cox's Bazar visit to the UN Secretary General and called for enhanced measures to protect

BD among countries touted as source of smuggled wildlife products: Report

The US state department has listed Bangladesh as one of the 26 countries considering those as a major source, transit point or consumer of smuggled wildlife products and their derivatives.A

 Titu placed on fresh remand

Titu placed on fresh remand

UNB, Rangpur :A court here on Saturday granted fresh 4-day remand to Titu Chandra Roy, the alleged mastermind of Rangpur arson attack, whose Facebook post triggered agitation as it hurt

Abducted trader Aniruddha Roy returns home after 81 days

Abducted trader Aniruddha Roy returns home after 81 days

Aniruddha Kumar Roy, Managing Director of RMM Group, has returned home after 81 days keeping the law enforcement agencies apparently in the dark about the most mysterious adduction incident.  Family

US fact finding body visits Ukhiya camp

A US delegation on a fact finding mission on Saturday visited the Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar.Two US senators and three congressmen led by US Ambassador

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70 yrs of marriage

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70 yrs of marriage

AFP :Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, marking 70 years since they married in the splendour of Westminster Abbey.Despite three of

State sponsored Legal Aid needed for victims of family violence

Staff Reporter :Speakers at a dialogue in the capital city on Saturday said that solution of the family related violence with the help of state sponsored legal aid is very

Holding Tax remains unchanged in DSCC: Mayor

Staff Reporter :The holding tax at Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has not been increased rather it remains unchanged to previous rate of 12 per cent for the last

Subjects on tax, VAT, customs to be launched at public varsities

M M Jasim :The University Grants Commission (UGC) is going to introduce subjects on 'Income Tax' 'Value Added Tax' and 'Customs' at all public universities in the country. A

Couple among 3 killed in bus plunge

Couple among 3 killed in bus plunge

UNB,  Rajshahi :Three people, including a couple, were killed and 10 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Baya area of the city on Friday