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Rohingya abuses might be crimes against humanity By Not defined | Last Updated: 5th October, 2017, 00:00

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) have called on the Myanmar authorities to immediately stop…

Rohingya abuses might be 
crimes against humanity

Dhaka, Delhi sign $4.5b credit deal

The government signed a $4.5 billion credit deal with India on Wednesday to improve infrastructure, health and education services and boost economic ties between the two neighbours. The…


Myanmar army redoubling push to clear villages

SHAH PORIR DWIP: Rohingya refugees arriving in Bangladesh amid a fresh exodus from strife-torn Myanmar have described whole villages being emptied and thousands marching to the border as security forces…


Don’t do politics over CJ’s leave

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday urged opposition BNP-backed lawyers and their sympathisers not to do politics over Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s leave. The minister…

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No action yet against persons responsible No action yet against 
persons responsible

The Dhaka University (DU) authorities are yet to take action against the persons responsible for distorting the country’s history by terming Ziaur Rahman as the first president of Bangladesh…

Metropolis
UK to double donations for Rohingyas UK to double donations for Rohingyas

The UK government on Wednesday pledged extra help for the victims of the Burmese military’s atrocities by doubling donations made by the British public to the cause, said a statement.

Sun Extra
Minister orders retrieving ‘khas’ land from occupants Minister orders retrieving ‘khas’ land from occupants

Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif on Wednesday ordered the officials concerned to retrieve the cultivable agricultural ‘khas’ land from the frauds and lease the land properly to genuine…

Editorial
Status of Teachers and Quality Education Status of Teachers and Quality Education

In recent days, there is a serious discontent among the teachers particularly in higher education on the issue of their status as it is conceived that the best students of classes are gradually losing…

Education
Celebrating our teachers Celebrating our teachers

Teachers are the principal drivers of education in any country. So, improving their situation is a must to bring about qualitative changes in the educational arena of any country. Today is October…

Asia
Duterte vows to impeach chief justice, prosecutor Duterte vows to impeach chief justice, prosecutor

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Wednesday to have the Supreme Court chief justice and a special prosecutor impeached, as he defended himself against corruption allegations he said…

World
Trump weighs on Iran nuke deal Trump weighs on Iran nuke deal

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has railed against a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, but officials say that far from scrapping it, he is considering kicking the decision to Congress.…

Culturetainment
Ganga-Jamuna theatre fest begins tomorrow Ganga-Jamuna theatre fest begins tomorrow

Putting an end to all the hypes and speculations, the sixth edition of Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival will begin at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital tomorrow. …

Winner
10-man Saif SC hold Sk Russel to share points 10-man Saif SC hold Sk Russel to share points

Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Ltd were forced by Saif Sporting Club Ltd to a settle for a 1-1 draw in their ninth round match of the 10th season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Wednesday.

My Districts
Indigenous fish species facing extinction in Netrakona Indigenous fish species facing extinction in Netrakona

NETRAKONA: Many indigenous fishes are disappearing from the water bodies of the district gradually due to various reasons like siltation of rivers, canals and other water bodies, indiscriminate and…

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Iraqi forces push into IS bastion Hawija Iraqi forces push into IS bastion Hawija

HAWIJA: Iraqi forces pushed into the Islamic State group stronghold of Hawija on Wednesday and seized some territory, stepping up their assault against one of the jihadists’ last enclaves in…

Business
BERC experts suggest Tk 0.83 per unit hike for NESCO power BERC experts suggest Tk 0.83 per unit hike for NESCO power

The technical evaluation committee of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) on Wednesday suggested for increasing the retail power tariff by Tk. 0.89 per unit as against Tk. 1.03 proposed…

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