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PM hopeful of solving Teesta issue with India

PM hopeful of solving Teesta issue with India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said she was hopeful of solving the pending Teesta water sharing issue with India as Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale paid a courtesy call on her. “We’ve resolved many problems. Now one problem remains to be resolved is Teesta issue,” Premier’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted her as saying


DUTA forms human chain protesting attack on DU VC’s residence

 Dhaka University Teachers’ Association formed a human chain at the foot of Aparajeya Bangla of Dhaka University on Tuesday protesting the attack on Dhaka University vice-chancellor’s residence. The association held the human chain from 11am to 12pm at Aparajeya Bangla premises demanding immediate arrest and punishment of the attackers. Dramatist Ramendu Majumdar, who also joined


Khaleda needs proper ‘medical tests’: Pro-BNP physicians

Pro-BNP doctors on Monday alleged that their leader Khaleda Zia’s physical problems cannot be diagnosed with some ‘simple  medical tests’ conducted as per the prescription of the medical board formed by the government. They also demanded the government immediately release her from jail so that she can properly undergo all the necessary medical tests and


Quota reform: Demonstrators demand release of arrestees

Students demanding reforms of the existing quota system in public service on Monday warned that a wave of fire will spread across the country if those arrested during Sunday’s protest are not released by today. Rashed Khan, joint convener of Sadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad (Bangladesh General Students’ Right Protection Council), came up with the


Working to resolve outstanding issues with BD: Indian FS

India is working hard internally to resolve the outstanding issues with Bangladesh, said Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale on Monday. He also said their country will continue to help Bangladesh resolve the Rohingya crisis as early as possible. The Indian foreign secretary said this in a statement after a bilateral meeting at state guesthouse