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Put pressure on Myanmar to end Rohingya crisis By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 6th November, 2017, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the Commonwealth parliamentarians to put pressure on Myanmar to take back the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution. “We…

Put pressure on Myanmar to end Rohingya crisis

US wants diplomatic solution: Shannon

US Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon on Sunday said his country wants to see diplomatic solutions to the Rohingya crisis. “We focus on diplomatic solutions…


11 princes, dozens of ministers arrested

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of senior figures including princes, ministers and a top business tycoon, with authorities on Sunday pledging “fair” justice after a sweeping purge…


RU teacher finds new source of golden fibre

Professor Dr Md Anwarul Islam, a teacher of Pharmacy department at Rajshahi University, has invented a new method of producing low-cost golden fibre. This golden fibre is found in a plant…

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Govt plans surface water irrigation scheme Govt plans surface water irrigation scheme

The government has taken an initiative to increase the use of surface water in the northern region in a bid to offset dry season irrigation problem and boost agro productivity. Besides…

Metropolis
Call to stop harassing passengers in name of ‘sitting service’ Call to stop harassing
passengers in name
of ‘sitting service’

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity (BJKS) on Sunday urged the government to take steps to end all kinds of ‘anarchy and passengers’ harassment’ in the name of sitting service of buses,…

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RMSTU gets land to set up permanent campus RMSTU gets
land to set up
permanent
campus

Rangamati Science and Technology University (RMSTU) is going to have a permanent campus. To this effect, deputy commissioner of Rangamati Mohammad Manjarul Mannan handed over the ownership…

Editorial
Bangabandhu’s 7th March Speech: The Real Significance Bangabandhu’s 7th March Speech: The Real Significance

Bangabandhu’s 7th March speech has gained international recognition as the UNESCO in its recent declaration enlisted the historic speech as part of the world’s documentary heritage. It…

Scitech
APIS for ‘affordable’ connectivity APIS for ‘affordable’ connectivity

The Asia Pacific Information Superhighway (APIS) conference ended on Thursday with Dhaka Declaration with a view to implement master plan to take affordable internet to the general mass for sustainable…

Asia
Don’t ‘underestimate’ US, warns Trump Don’t ‘underestimate’ 
US, warns Trump

TOKYO: President Donald Trump Sunday issued a stern warning that “no dictator” should underestimate the United States as he kicked off an Asian tour dominated by the North Korea nuclear…

World
75 displaced Syrians killed in IS attack 75 displaced Syrians killed in IS attack

BEIRUT: A car bombing by the Islamic State group killed at least 75 displaced people in eastern Syria, a monitor said Sunday, as the cornered extremists appeared to target fleeing civilians, reports…

Culturetainment
Theatre fest ‘Itihaser Mohanayokera’ going on at Shilpakala Academy Theatre fest ‘Itihaser Mohanayokera’ going on at Shilpakala Academy

A week long theatre festival titled ‘Itihaser Mohanayokera’ is under way at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the capital. Featuring seven much-acclaimed plays…

Winner
Sylhet pip Comilla in final over thriller Sylhet pip Comilla in final over thriller

Sylhet Sixers survived a nerve wrecking scare before pulling off a heart-stopping four-wicket triumph over Comilla Victorians in the final over on Sunday in the on-going Bangladesh Premier League match…

My Districts
Early winter veges bring solvency to Panchagarh farmers Early winter veges bring solvency to Panchagarh farmers

PANCHAGARH: Cultivation of early winter vegetables has brought financial solvency to many farmers in different areas of the district this year, reports BSS. Department of Agriculture…

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Bahrain warns citizens against travel to Lebanon Bahrain warns citizens against travel to Lebanon

DUBAI: Bahrain on Sunday urged its citizens to avoid travelling to Lebanon and advised those already in the country to leave immediately for their safety, reports AFP. “Due to the…

Business
Govt eyes $4b FDI from Siemens Govt eyes $4b FDI from Siemens

The government is likely to receive US$4 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) from German based Siemens Bangladesh Limited in coming years, said top officials. “I am hopeful…

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