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  • Rohingya repatriation to begin in ‘2 months’
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  • S’pore firms offer to import sand
  • Veteran singer Bari Siddiqui passes away
Rohingya repatriation to begin in ‘2 months’

Rohingya repatriation to begin in ‘2 months’

Amidst suspicion over the intent of Myanmar, Dhaka and Naypyidaw yesterday struck an ‘instrument’ on the repatriation of the Rohingyas, who…
Power prices to go up from next month

Power prices to go up from next month

The government has once again hiked the electricity price—this time by 5.3 per cent on average—for which retail consumers will have to pay…

Start repatriation without delay

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday renewed her call to Myanmar to immediately start the repatriation of their forcibly displaced Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh, reports UNB. "We're continuing our bilateral talks with Myanmar so that these Myanmar nationals (Rohingyas) could return to…

S’pore firms offer to import sand

Two Singaporean companies have submitted their respective proposals to import dredged sand from Bangladesh, but the authorities are yet to take any decision in this regard. Land ministry sources explained to The Independent that there is no clause in the existing laws of the country to export dredged…

UNHRC to hold special session on Rohingyas December 5

In an effort to put additional pressure on Myanmar over its treatment of Rohingyas in the Rakhine state, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is going to hold a special session in Geneva on December 5 in which Bangladesh is expecting a resolution to be adopted. “Yes, a special session…

Govt allies slam move to hike power prices

Alliance partners of the Awami League (AL) yesterday expressed concern over the government’s decision to hike the power tariff afresh, saying it is unwise to do so ahead of the 11th general election in 2019. Leaders of the 14-Party Alliance, including a minister and a former minister, also urged…
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