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60,000 Rohingya youths to be trained for community work

Dhaka, Jan 30 – The cabinet committee on purchases has approved a project of the disaster management ministry to help to train at least 60,000 youths of displaced Myanmar citizen known as ‘Rohingya’ to improve access to basic services and build faster and social resilience of their population in Cox’s Bazar. Read More »

Diplomats look forward to seeing democracy in action

Diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Thursday expressed their hope to see democracy in action in polling centres across the city on February 1. “We look forward to seeing democracy in action in polling centres across the city,” they said in a joint ‘local statement’ on Dhaka city corporations’ elections. The Heads of Mission are Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Benoit ... Read More »

Dr Yunus gets bail

A court here on Sunday granted bail to Nobel Laureate and Chairman of Grameen Communications Dr Muhammad Yunus and three others in a case filed for violating the labour law. Read More »

Court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

‘The ICJ finds that there is a real and imminent risk’ The International Court of Justice has ordered measures to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The decision comes despite de facto leader Aun San Suu Kyi personally defending her country against the accusations last month. Thousands of Rohingya died and more than 700,000 fled to Bangladesh during ... Read More »

AL nominees on door to door visit BNP men sensing conspiracy

Dhaka, Jan 23 – The Awami League mayoral candidates for Dhaka North and South city corporation elections are wooing votes from door to door making attractive pledges for the people in their respective city while the opposition BNP candidates sensing conspiracy to manipulate the elections and called upon the Election Commission to play its neutral role in holding the elections ... Read More »