Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

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UNHCR on “full alert” as 11,000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh in a day

UNHCR on “full alert” as 11,000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh in a day

Tribunal Desk Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar wait in the rice field to be let through after after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh Oct 9, 2017. Reuters Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar wait in the rice field to be let through after after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh Oct

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2.5 lakh saplings planted in a day

Tangail Correspondent Around 2.5 lakh trees have been planted in a day to save environment and prevent climate change as well. With the slogan “Let us decorate Delduar with the green”, Delduar upazila administration yesterday organised the programme. Earlier, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shahadat Hossain Kabir held meetings with local government officials, public representatives, politicians,

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Trust Bank gets new addl MD

Business Desk Faruq Mainuddin Ahmed has joined Trust Bank Limited as additional managing director recently, a press statement said. Prior to joining the bank, he was additional managing director, chief risk officer and chief anti money laundering compliance officer of City Bank Limited. After completing honors and masters in Economics from Dhaka University he started

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James to rock fans in Australia

Culture Desk Popular singer, guitarist and composer Faruq Mahfuz Anam, more commonly known as James, is all set to rock aficionados in Australia. Upon the invitation from “Listen For”, an organisation of Bangladeshi expats, the music “Guru” of Bangladesh will perform in three different concerts. Members of Nagar Baul will also accompany the lead guitarist

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At least 10 dead as fires rage in California wine country

International Desk Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying 1,500 homes and businesses and sending thousands fleeing as flames raged unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores and tree-lined neighborhoods. The fires broke out nearly simultaneously and then exploded overnight, sending residents fleeing as embers rained

New Urban Agenda: Bangladesh Perspective

Mohammed Norul Alam Raju The New Urban Agenda will be the outcome document agreed upon at the Habitat III cities conference in October 2016 in Quito of Ecuador. In turn, it will guide the efforts around urbanisation of a wide range of actors – nation states, city and regional leaders, international development financiers, United Nations

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