Bangladesh coastal town a place of Rohingya hope and tragedy 

Bangladesh coastal town a place of Rohingya hope and tragedy 

Shah Porir Dwip, Sept 25 (AP/UNB) — From a distance you can see elegantly carved wooden boats bob gently in the waters that surround this coastal town at Bangladesh's southern tip. Across a sliver of the shimmering waters of the Bay of Bengal is Myanmar.

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Progs taken to celebrate World Tourism Day

Respect nature, culture, host wherever you travel: UNWTO

Dhaka, Sept 25 (UNB) - Bangladesh will celebrate the World Tourism Day on Wednesday with daylong colourful programmes under the global theme ‘Sustainable Tourism - a Tool for Development’.

Income Tax Camp in city Tuesday

Dhaka, Sep 25 (UNB) - The Taxes Zone-3 under the National Board of Revenue (NBR) will hold ‘Income Tax Camp and Taxpayers Motivating Program, 2017' on Tuesday.

Special security measures taken for Durga Puja: DMP

Dhaka, Sept 25 (UNB) - Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzamman Mia on Monday said special security measures have been taken in the city to ensure the smooth celebration ofRead More...

BNP against ‘illogical’ power tariff hike  

Dhaka, Sept 25 (UNB) – Accusing the government of trying to illogically increase power tariffs again, BNP on Monday called upon it to back off from such a move.

HC order on writ to stop BCB AGM Tuesday 

Dhaka, Sep 25 (UNB) - The High Court Monday fixed Tuesday for delivering its order on a writ petition seeking its directive to stop the activities of the board ofRead More...

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PM seeks urgent steps to end Rohingya crisis; places 5-point proposal to UN   

She also calls for stopping arms supply to terrorists

New York, Sept 22 (UNB) - Calling upon the United Nations and the international community to take immediate and effective measures for a permanent solution to the protracted Rohingya crisis, ...

Resolve Rohingya crisis ‘before it’s too late’, PM to OIC

She seeks urgent humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees

New York, Sept 20 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the OIC member states to show a unity for solving the Rohingya crisis before it is too ...

PM for deeper understanding within South

New York, Sept 21 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has underscored the need for promoting a deeper understanding and broader exchange within the South aiming to go far and ...

UNDP’s ‘Build Bangladesh Fund’ to help achieve SDGs: PM

New York, Sept 20 (UNB) - Extending her thanks to the UNDP for launching the 'Build Bangladesh - UNDP Impact Fund' and creating the UNDP Social Impact Finance (UNSIF), Prime ...

Hasina woos global support at UNGA over Rohingya issue   

New York, Sept 19 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had talks with a number of dignitaries attending the UNGA, including US President Donald Trump, here when they assured her ...

EC to halt Rohingyas entry into voter list

Fake submission identified in Cox's Bazar

Dhaka, Sept 18 (UNB) - The Election Commission (EC) has taken stringent measures to halt any attempt by Rohingya people in the country who are likely to produce fake documents ...

New fires still torching Rohingya villages: Amnesty

Dhaka, Sept 23 (UNB) - Amnesty International has assessed three new videos taken inside Rakhine State as recently as Friday afternoon showing large plumes of smoke rising from Rohingya villages, ...

Woman killed, two kids burnt in Badda fire 

Dhaka, Sept 24 (UNB) – A woman was burnt to death and her two children sustained burn injuries when a fire that broke out nearby furniture shop engulfed their residence ...

Pay heed to int’l opinion, stop persecution of Rohingya, ICSF to Myanmar

It calls on India, China to persuade Myanmar to resolve crisis

Dhaka, Sept 24 (UNB) - International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) on Sunday called on the Myanmar authorities to pay heed to international opinion and immediately stop its persecution of Rohingya.

Atrocity on Rohingyas barbaric: Amartya Sen 

Dhaka, Sept 19 (UNB) – Nobel laureate Prof Amartya Sen and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales have offered to be signatories to the open letter written by Nobel peace laureate Dr ...