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Dhaka warns UN of severe impact

Dhaka warns UN of severe impact
The Rohingya crisis, if unresolved, will have a severe impact on peace and security in the region and beyond, home minister Asaduzamman Khan warned the United Nations. He also mentioned that the presence of large number of Rohingyas, who had to cross into Cox’s Bazar to escape the atrocities of the Myanmar security forces, local Buddhist mobs and people from other ethnic groups in Rakhine, has had an adverse effect on the socioeconomic and environmental conditions of host areas. Speaking at a high-level meeting styled ‘Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace’ organised by the president of the UN general assembly on Tuesday, the home minister called for the implantation of the five-point recommendations placed by Prime Minister…

Capital sees 2nd nor’wester in two days

Capital sees 2nd nor’wester in two days

The capital experienced its second nor’wester in two days howling in the streets with a peak speed reaching 74km per hour yesterday evening after a hot and humid day. Earlier on Monday the mega city had its first blow from the season’s first nor’wester in the evening, whose peak speed…
India gifts 1971 Independence War memorabilia to Bangladesh

India gifts 1971 Independence War memorabilia to Bangladesh

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla yesterday handed over some of the memorabilia, including two PT 76 tanks and one Mi-04 helicopter, to Bangladesh Armed forces, reports UNB. The memorabilia were received by Lt Gen Nizamuddin, CGS Bangladesh Army and AVM Abul Bashar, ACAS…
Safety of Rooppur N-plant

Safety of Rooppur N-plant

Bangladesh is not a scientifically and technologically well-advanced country. In fact, it is lagging behind in many respects in the field compared to the other countries in the South Asian region, not to mention those advanced countries of the West that are making great leap in science and technology…
IP digitisation in Bangladesh

IP digitisation in Bangladesh

We are proud as citizens of Bangladesh for achieving the status in March 2018 as a developing country from a Least Developing Country (LDC). Currently, our per capita income is almost 1,754 USD, GDP Growth is 7.65 percent, Population below poverty line is 12.9 percent, and foreign reserve is almost…
‘26 Ku-band transponders usually not used for TV channel’

‘26 Ku-band transponders usually not used for TV channel’

Bangabandhu Satellite will uphold the image of the country, said Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar. “We should not consider the satellite as only a commercial venture. It'll show the world that Bangladesh is going to open a new horizon in the outer…
Iran rejects any new nuclear deal proposed by US, France

Iran rejects any new nuclear deal proposed by US, France

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani rejected any hopes of rewriting a nuclear deal with world powers Wednesday, after the leaders of the United States and France called for a new pact covering Tehran’s missile programme and regional interventions, reports AFP. “We have an agreement…
‘Paicho Chorer Kiccha’ on Mahila Samiti Mancha today

‘Paicho Chorer Kiccha’ on Mahila Samiti Mancha today

Theatre troupe Dhaka Padatik will stage its much-acclaimed production ‘Paicho Chorer Kiccha’ today at 7pm at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Mahila Samiti in Baily Road of the capital. The play will be brought to the stage on the eleventh day of two-week festival ‘Baishakhi Natya…
Bangladesh storm into final

Bangladesh storm into final

Bangladesh stepped into the final when they claimed the hard-fought five-set thriller of the semifinal fixture with 3-2 sets (15-25, 25-20, 25-19, 13-25, 15-13) by grinding the defence wall of Kyrgyzstan at the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s Central Zone Volleyball Championship 2018 in Mirpur…
Irrigation with solar power gains popularity

Irrigation with solar power gains popularity

Irrigation through solar energy has changed the lives of farmers of various villages of Matibhanga union under Nazirpur upazila in Pirojpur district. They have been growing different rabi crops, including a local variety of lentil, wheat and sweet potato, for years. Earlier, they used to rely on the…
MRPs meant for expats in Germany go to Brazil

MRPs meant for expats in Germany go to Brazil

Some expatriate Bangladeshis living in Berlin, the capital of Germany, suffered for around a month as the FedEx Bangladesh Express Company Ltd had allegedly sent their passports to another embassy instead of the Bangladeshi embassy in Germany. Officials of the Department of Immigration and Passports…
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