Daily Archives: October 8, 2017


Drone footage shows humanitarian Rohingya crisis

Drone footage shows humanitarian Rohingya crisis

Refugees fleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar could become radicalised if they feel abandoned by the international community, a charity boss warns. Leaders globally dubbed it the “world’s most urgent crisis” with thousands facing ­starvation and disease. Edouard Beigbede rof Unicef said: “We need to give them hope for the future. If you don’t give hope


PM mourns death of Amalesh Sen

Tribunal Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed deep shock at the death of Amalesh Sen, one of the members of Swadhin Bangla Football Team. In a condolence message, the Prime Minister said that the winner of National Sports Award Amalesh Sen, former captain of Abahani and the assistant coach of the same team,


Signal 3 for maritime ports

Tribunal Desk Maritime ports Of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number three as a deep convection is taking place over North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh. “A low has developed over Northwest Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh and Gangetic West Bengal. Under


Home minister to visit Myanmar

Staff Reporter Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan is expected to visit Myanmar within this month for holding talks with the Myanmar government on repatriation of the Rohingyas, who were forcibly ousted from their homes in the Rakhine state and pushed into Bangladesh. “I am expecting to visit Myanmar this month and the agenda is being prepared


Students of 7 DU-affiliated colleges block New Market intersection, cause traffic gridlock

Tribunal Desk Students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) took to the streets to press home their five-point demand on Sunday, including withdrawal of a police case against 1,200 of their fellow students and publication of their year-end exam results, blocking the New Market-Nilkhet intersection. Their protest caused severe traffic gridlock in the


Dyson to make electric cars by 2020

Tribunal Desk British inventor James Dyson, who is best known for his bagless vacuum cleaners, on Tuesday announced a plan to produce electric cars by 2020 with a £2.0 billion (2.3 billion euro, $2.7 billion) investment. “Dyson has begun work on a battery electric vehicle, due to be launched by 2020,” he said in an


Govt working for 100pc sanitation coverage by 2021: Mosharraf

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain today said the government is working to ensure 100 percent sanitation coverage by 2021. “It is urgent to ensure sanitation facilities for all… we are working to achieve 100 percent sanitation coverage for building a healthy nation,” he told the inauguration of “National Sanitation Month-October-2017″ in the auditorium


Bangladesh 92 for 4 at lunch on day 3 in 2nd Test

Business Desk Bashundhara Cement, a sister concern of Bashundhara Group, will supply 200,000 tonnes of cement to the country’s first-ever Metro Rail project. Thailand-based construction firm Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited (ITD), a contractor of the project, signed a deal in this regard with Bashundhara Cement on Saturday. Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir