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Rohingya influx intensifies By Other | Last Updated: 8th September, 2017, 00:00

The influx of Rohingyas, fleeing persecution by Myanmar security forces in Rakhine state to Bangladesh, has intensified despite growing pressure of the international community on Naypyidaw administration…

Rohingya influx intensifies

‘It’s tantamount to genocide’

Visiting Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan on Thursday described the violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar as ‘tantamount to genocide’ against the Muslim minority.       …


Suu Kyi’s global image in tatters

BANGKOK: Aung San Suu Kyi’s global image is in tatters over her stubborn refusal to protect the Rohingya — but her stance has been widely applauded inside Myanmar where hatred abounds for…


Rice prices go up further

Rice prices increased further in the retail market, adding to the hardship of the people on low and fixed-income. Prices of most rice varieties went up by Tk 3 to 6 a kg in the capital…

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Next polls to be held as per constitution: PM Next polls to be held as per constitution: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday that the next national election will be held as per the provision of the constitution. “There is no scope of holding the election under…

Metropolis
Community clinics ensuring safe delivery in rural areas Community clinics ensuring
safe delivery in rural areas

Community clinics throughout the country have now been instrumental in providing obstetric care service for pregnant mothers living in rural areas. Impoverished pregnant women who are…

Sun Extra
Int’l Literacy Day today Int’l Literacy
Day today

Like other countries around the globe, Bangladesh will observe the International Literacy Day today in a befitting manner, reports BSS. “Literacy in a Digital World” is the…

Editorial
Preference to Workers of Poorer Districts for Employment Abroad Preference to Workers of Poorer 
Districts for Employment Abroad

We know poverty is one of the major obstacles to a country’s overall development. A country is poor because its people are poor. Poor countries always depend on others for their survival. They…

Our faith
Life after Hajj Life after Hajj

Performing Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. More than three million Muslims got the opportunity to complete the rituals of Hajj in the year 2017 and they performed it with great love and enthusiasm.…

World
9 dead as Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean 9 dead as Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean

MARIGOT: Powerful Hurricane Irma cut a swathe of deadly destruction as it roared through the Caribbean on Wednesday, claiming at least nine lives and turning the tropical islands of Barbuda and St…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Imdadul Haq Milon Happy birthday, Imdadul Haq Milon

Today marks the 62nd birthday of noted novelist-playwright Imdadul Haq Milon. On this day in 1955, he was born at his grandfather’s home at village Medinimondol in Bikrampur.…

Winner
Mushfiq remains positive despite Ctg Test debacle Mushfiq remains positive despite 
Ctg Test debacle

Bangladesh’s Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim said on Thursday that he was not discouraged by his side’s crushing defeat to visitors Australia in the second and final Test match at Zahur Ahmed…

My Districts
Comilla farmers happy with green chilli cultivation Comilla farmers happy with green chilli cultivation

COMILLA: The farmers of Barura upazila under Comilla district are making good profit from cultivation of the summer green chilli in this current season despite low output, reports BSS. …

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S Korea, US deploy missile defence amid China protest S Korea, US deploy missile defence amid China protest

SEOUL: South Korea and the United States on Thursday completed the deployment of a US missile defence system to counter North Korean threats, sparking demonstrations by residents and a diplomatic protest…

Business
Reliance pushes damages clause for signing Meghnaghat gas deal Reliance pushes damages clause 
for signing Meghnaghat gas deal

Indian energy giant Reliance Power Limited is now on hectic lobbying to include a new provision “Liquidated Damages (LD)” in contact documents for supplying gas in proposed 718MW LNG-based…

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