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All Rohingyas to be shifted to one camp at Kutupalang By Other | Last Updated: 6th October, 2017, 00:00

The government has taken a mega plan to expand Kutupalang refugee camp in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar to accommodate there all the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh from their homeland Myanmar amid atrocities…

All Rohingyas to be shifted to one camp at Kutupalang

Law minister visits CJ

Law Minister Anisul Huq met Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha at his official residence in the capital and enquired about his health condition on Thursday.   He made the visit in…


UN ‘suppressed’ report on Rohingya crisis

The UN commissioned and then “suppressed” a report that criticised its strategy in Myanmar and warned it was ill-prepared to deal with the impending Rohingya crisis, sources have told the…


Bailed militants reorganising

Activists of different militant outfits have reportedly started reorganising themselves secretly after getting release from jail on bail in criminal cases.   Law enforcers do not…

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Rice price still high Rice price still high

The exorbitant price of rice has not come down at retail kitchen markets though traders assured the government of reducing rates following a reduction of rice import duty.   Against…

Metropolis
‘Repeal Section 57 of ICT Act’ ‘Repeal Section
57 of ICT Act’

British human rights organisation Article 19 has called for repealing section 57 of ICT Act 2009 to protect freedom of speech for local journalists and social media activists.   The…

Sun Extra
BUP model United Nations confce begins BUP model
United Nations
confce begins

A three-day “BUP Model United Nations Conference-2017” began on Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) campus at Mirpur Cantonment in the capital on Thursday.     …

Editorial
Participation of Elders in Society: Future Plan of Action Participation of Elders in Society: Future Plan of Action

In order to explore the effective means of promoting and strengthening the participation of older persons in different aspects of social, cultural, economic, civic and political life, a massive drive…

Our faith
Sacrifice of beloved Prophet (pubh) Sacrifice of beloved
Prophet (pubh)

The most conspicuous quality of Muhammad (pbuh) was unselfish struggle for the cause of Islam and sacrifice of his personal comforts for other people. He sacrificed all, even the love and comfort of…

World
Saudi King makes historic visit to Russia Saudi King makes historic visit 
to Russia

MOSCOW: On a landmark visit to Russia, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and President Vladimir Putin were set on Thursday to clinch a host of multi-billion-dollar energy and defence deals despite discord…

Culturetainment
Indonesian cultural shows enchant Dhaka audience Indonesian cultural shows enchant Dhaka audience

With their virtuoso performances, Indonesian embassy staff in Dhaka enchanted the audience at the 6th Asian Tourism Fair-2017 at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital…

Winner
BCB forms 5-member election commission BCB forms 5-member election commission

Bangladesh Cricket Board has formed a five-member election commission on Thursday, which will be led by Youth and Sports Secretary Md Asadul Islam. A five-member panel body’s names…

My Districts
‘Tobacco companies violating tobacco control laws’ ‘Tobacco companies violating tobacco
control laws’

RANGPUR: Anti-tobacco campaigners at a regional meeting here on Thursday blamed different tobacco companies for allegedly violating the mandatory tobacco control laws, reports BSS.  …

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Red Cross decries worst Syria violence since Aleppo battle Red Cross decries worst Syria violence since Aleppo battle

GENEVA: War-ravaged Syria is experiencing its worst levels of violence since the battle for Aleppo late last year, the Red Cross said Thursday, warning that the onslaught was causing “intolerable…

Business
Bangladesh lags behind neighbours in implementing Basel III Bangladesh lags behind neighbours in implementing Basel III

The country’s banking sector is lagging far behind that of the neighbouring countries in implementing the Basel III capital rules that are due to come into full force in 2019. Bangladesh…

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