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Dhaka seeks stronger UN role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Dhaka seeks stronger UN role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh has sought stronger role from the United Nation in resolving the Rohingya crisis and ensure voluntary, safe and dignified return of Rohingyas to their homeland from Bangladesh. State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam made the request during his meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the UN headquarters in New York. Appreciating


ECNEC Okays proposed border roads on hilly frontiers

The National Economic Council Executive Committee (ECNEC) today approved a project to construct some 317 kilometres “border roads” on hilly frontiers with India and Myanmar along Bangladesh’s southeastern hills with a key objective of tightening border security. Briefing newsmen after the meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

Nepal plane crash victim Mahmudur buried

S M Mahmudur Rahman, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, was buried at his family graveyard at Laskardia in Nagarkanda upazila here on Tuesday morning. His third namaj-e-janaza, attended by upazila chairman Syed Shahinuzzaman, upazila nirbahi officer Badruddoza Sumon, among others, was held at Laskardia Atikur Rahman High School around 10am. Later,

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Govt efforts helped BD attain criteria to graduate from LDC: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Bangladesh has become eligible to graduate to a developing country from the LDC group after meeting all the three criteria for the first time due to implementation of various development programmes by the government. “We’re implementing development programmes to build a country and a society from the rural


Rohingya man held with 18 lakh Yaba pills in Cox’s Bazar

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a Rohingya man along with 182,000 Yaba tablets from Damdamia area in Teknaf upazila early Friday. Lieutenant colonel Asaduzzaman, commanding officer of BGB-2, said during an overnight drive along the Naf River, a team of BGB arrested the Rohingya man and recovered the Yaba tablets worth Tk 54.60