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End Rohingya crisis urgently

End Rohingya crisis urgently
Calling upon the United Nations and the international community to take immediate and effective measures for a permanent solution to the protracted Rohingya crisis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has placed a five-point proposal to the UN in this regard, reports UNB from New York. "Myanmar must unconditionally stop the violence and the practice of ethnic cleansing in the Rakhine State immediately and forever," she said as the first of the five-point proposal while delivering her speech at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday. In her second proposal, Sheikh Hasina said the UN Secretary General should immediately send a fact finding mission to Myanmar. "All civilians irrespective of religion…

China gears up thrust against graft, pollution

China gears up thrust against graft, pollution

China has geared up its efforts against corruption and environment pollution since the last congress of Communist Party of China (CPC) and is committed to do more in coming days, the country’s first vice premier Zhang Gaoli said on Thursday. Air pollution in Beijing has come down significantly…
Hilsa hurrah in Barisal markets

Hilsa hurrah in Barisal markets

The Barisal wholesale hilsa market is flooded with huge quantities of hilsa, but much of the fish has come from the Bay. A shortage in the supply of big-size and local hilsa is still persisting from the beginning of the season. Fish wholesalers’ association president Ajit Das Monu said that the…
Rice price

Rice price

The price of rice is coming down, albeit by a small margin. Though in the wholesale market, price has dropped, in the retail market nothing has changed until now. Rice traders are expecting that within a week, people can buy rice at a lowered price. But the price would not be the same when the rice…
Cleansing Rohingya in Myanmar fashion

Cleansing Rohingya in Myanmar fashion

Whatever may be the grounds, either real or fabricated, no ethnic minority group can be targeted for a total extermination in the true definition of civilization and humanity. Extremely brazen brutalities committed against Rohingya entity in Myanmar are simply a gross violation of universal human rights…
Mongla Port to get Tk 2,533cr water treatment plant

Mongla Port to get Tk 2,533cr water treatment plant

The Ministry of Shipping has initiated a move to set up a Surface Water Treatment Plant at Mongla Port spending Tk 2,533 crore to cope with the massive development activities centering the port, reports UNB. The ministry has proposed a draft project to this end titled ‘Establishing Surface Water…
Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US warnings

Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US warnings

TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani vowed yesterday that Iran would boost its missile capabilities despite warnings from Washington that it is ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue, reports AFP. His comments came as Iran displayed a new missile at a military parade marking the anniversary…
Aranyak brings ‘The Jubilee Hotel’ on Shilpakala stage

Aranyak brings ‘The Jubilee Hotel’ on Shilpakala stage

Theatre Troupe Aranyak staged their much acclaimed production titled ‘The Jubilee Hotel’ at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital’s Segun Bagicha area yesterday evening. This is the 57th production of Aranyak. Scripted and directed by Mannan…
Tushar slams 23rd first class ton

Tushar slams 23rd first class ton

Centuries from Tushar Imran and Mehedi Hasan geared up Khulna Division as defending champions compiled 348-3 against Barisal Division at the close of the first day of the second round fixture in the Tier-1 of the Walton National Cricket League (NCL) yesterday. Chittagong Division scored 67-2 against…
Over 200 rundown school buildings need urgent repair

Over 200 rundown school buildings need urgent repair

Thousands of students in Chandpur are being taught in 208 dilapidated government primary school buildings in the eight upazilas of the district, even though the education department has declared the buildings ‘dilapidated, abandoned and risky’. Official records of the District Primary Education…
‘1.5 lakh U-5 Rohingya children suffer from malnutrition’

‘1.5 lakh U-5 Rohingya children suffer from malnutrition’

Among the Rohingya refugees who have taken shelter in Bangladesh following a spate of violence since August 25 in Myanmar’s Rakhine state,154,066 children, under the age of five, are suffering from malnutrition. Moreover, 1,500 children have been separated from parents and close relatives. Over…
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