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Offences committed by Myanmar and Bangladesh is signing MoU with Myanmar

Editorial Desk :The signing of an instrument by Bangladesh and Myanmar governments on Rohingya repatriation on Thursday in Naypyidaw appears to be highly deceitful without a clear repatriation timeframe.

Average up 5.3pc or Tk0.35 per unit: Last raised on Sept 1, 2015

Staff Reporter :The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) on Thursday announced an average raise of power tariff by 5.3 per cent or Tk. 0.35 per unit at retail level.The regulatory

Adverse impact on economy feared

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Businessmen and consumers have reacted sharply to the latest hike in electricity tariff saying that it will add to the woes of ordinary people as well as

BD, Myanmar sign instrument There`s no ending deadline amid-high hopes: FM

UNB, Nay Pyi Taw :Bangladesh and Myanmar finally signed an 'instrument' on Rohingya repatriation on Thursday with no ending deadline amid high hopes that the forcibly displaced Rohingyas will start

Myanmar sticks to 1992 formula

UNB, Nay Pyi Taw :Myanmar on Thursday said the instrument signed with Bangladesh on return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar was based on the joint statement signed in 1992

Traffic gridlock around the city's Secretariat in Motijheel area becomes a common scenario as large number of cars illegally parked on the roadside everyday taking advantage of the relax mood of DMP's traffic department. This photo was taken from the exit gate of Secretariat adjacent to the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on Thursday.

Traffic gridlock around the city's Secretariat in Motijheel area becomes a common scenario as large number of cars illegally parked on the roadside everyday taking advantage of the relax mood of DMP's traffic department. This photo was taken from the exit gate of Secretariat adjacent to the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on Thursday.

CJ appointment is President's jurisdiction: Anisul

Staff Reporter :Law Minister Advocate Anisul Huq on Thursday said, "Appointment of new Chief Justice is under the jurisdiction of the President. The new CJ will be recruited only when

Criticism growing over delay in appointment of new Chief Justice

Gulam Rabbani :Criticism is going on over delay in appointment of new Chief Justice of the country.Although the Constitution does not say any time limit to recruit new Chief Justice

Left parties call half-day hartal on Nov 30

Staff Reporter :Left-leaning political parties have called countrywide half-day shutdown (hartal) on November 30, protesting power tariff hike.Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB), Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) and other left-leaning political

BD urges Asian leaders to pressure Myanmar for Rohingya's return

Bangladesh called upon the parliamentarians of Asian nations to exert pressure on Myanmar so that Rohingya people shelter in Bangladesh can return their homeland Myanmar in safe, secured and dignified

Authorities indifferent! Water-logging becomes a constant problem to the residents of Bhanga Press area in the city's Jatrabari area due to inadequate drainage sections and outlets, disposal of solid waste into the drains and lack of proper maintenance. The photo, taken on Thursday, shows that the rickshaw-pullers are fighting hard to make a way through the road which is flooded with the stinky drain water.

Authorities indifferent! Water-logging becomes a constant problem to the residents of Bhanga Press area in the city's Jatrabari area due to inadequate drainage sections and outlets, disposal of solid waste into the drains and lack of proper maintenance. The photo, taken on Thursday, shows that the rickshaw-pullers are fighting hard to make a way through the road which is flooded with the stinky drain water.

Mosquitoes breed to cause untold sufferings in city

Reza Mahmud :Increasing mosquito menace in the capital city is causing untold sufferings to residents, especially thousands of examinees of ongoing Primary Education Completion and upcoming Secondary School Certificate. They

Collection of surcharge to continue: SC

Staff Reporter :The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ruled that collection of surcharge from the rich would not be stopped.According to the income tax ordinance, a person with property worth

Propaganda about Mayor Annisul baseless: DNCC

Staff Reporter :The negative propaganda about Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annsiul Huq, who is now undergoing treatment at a hospital in central London, on social media and various

US to pursue targeted sanctions on Myanmar: Tillerson

UNB,  DhakaUS Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson has said the United States will pursue accountability through US law, including possible targeted sanctions on Myanmar, if the situation does

No bilateral agreement without UN endorsement is acceptable: We can`t betray Rohingyas

Editorial Desk :Bangladesh and Myanmar on Wednesday began their long-sought two-day talks with high hopes that it will yield outcomes to sign an MoU enabling both the countries to

BD, Myanmar likely to sign MoU today

Desk Report  :Dhaka and Nay Pyi Taw are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh. Both the sides will sign the

Risk of dangerous diseases

Staff Reporter:Lack of healthy diet puts more people at risk of dangerous diseases even death in developing Asian and African countries. As a result of poor nutrition conditions, about 11

 Diarrhoea spreading in Rohingya camps

Diarrhoea spreading in Rohingya camps

Staff Reporter  :According to World Health Organization (WHO), 62 per cent of water supplied to Rohingya households is contaminated. Water lifted from wells in the Rohingya camps is contaminated risking

US condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingyas

Desk Report :Based on firsthand accounts of the Rohingya people living on the Bangladesh border, a US delegation led by Senator Jeff Merkley said that the Myanmar Army's clearance operation

SSC exams from Feb 1

Staff Reporter :The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations are scheduled to begin on February 1 next year.The theoretical parts of the SSC examination will end on February

RAB arrests killer fellow from Sadarghat

Md Joynal Abedinn Khan :The 16-year old Abu Bakar, a madrasa student, who killed his junior fellow, was picked up by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from the city's Sadarghat

PEC exam inconvenient for children

Staff Reporter :Professor Emiratus of Dhaka University Dr Anisuzzaman on Wednesday branded the Primary Education Competition examination as inconvenient for the children. "We have been asking to decrease examinations' pressure

Apart from damaging ecological balance, the water of the Buriganga River is getting polluted every day due to mixing of used paint, chemicals, burnt oil and other substances that come from ship repairing workshops. This photo was taken from Keraniganj area on Wednesday.

Apart from damaging ecological balance, the water of the Buriganga River is getting polluted every day due to mixing of used paint, chemicals, burnt oil and other substances that come from ship repairing workshops. This photo was taken from Keraniganj area on Wednesday.

It's an act of hostility by Myanmar, other country in similar situation would have militarily respond to it

Editorial Desk :The two-day ASEM conference of foreign ministers of 51 Asian and European countries that opened in Myanmar capital Naypyidaw on Monday with the call on the Myanmar

Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

Harare (Reuters) :Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a

Sensational victory for Rangpur Riders

Sports Reporter :Rangpur Riders recorded a sensational three-run victory over Dhaka Dynamites in their match of the AKS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 Cricket at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

Mugabe faces impeachment process

Mugabe faces impeachment process

Staff Reporter :Israt Jahan Sadia, a ten-grader student of Mirzapur Pilot Girls High School, who was kidnapped by a group of miscreants on November 19, is yet to be traced,

War veterans to get allowance from Jan: PM

War veterans to get allowance from Jan: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday announced that the 1971 war veterans will get allowance from January next."We've decided to provide allowance from January 2018 to those who fought for

Suu Kyi hopes for deal with BD on Rohingya

Suu Kyi hopes for deal with BD on Rohingya

Naypyitaw (Reuters) :Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe