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Editors’ Council asks for ICT Act amendment in manifestos

Dhaka, Nov 20 – In a meeting held on 19th November at The Daily Star Centre and presided over by Reazuddin Ahmed, the Sampadak Parishad expressed its deep disappointment that in spite of commitment by three ministers “that scope for further dialogue was not over”, no effort was made to address the grievances of the journalists and media community and ... Read More »

প্রেসিডেন্ট দেশ ও জাতিকে রক্ষা করতে পারেন – মুফতী ফয়জুল করীম

ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশ-এর নায়েবে আমীর মুফতী সৈয়দ মুহাম্মদ ফয়জুল করীম বলেছেন, নিরপেক্ষ ও গ্রহণযোগ্য নির্বাচনের দাবি মেনে নিয়ে দেশকে অনিশ্চিত অবস্থা থেকে রক্ষা করতে হবে। Read More »

Will Farakka again create prolonged floods in Bihar, BD?

Published by SANDRP August 3, It’s a bit intriguing situation. Indian Meteorological Department and Skymet experts are downgrading the monsoon rainfall from earlier forecast 100% to 92%. Both agencies are predicting even lower rainfall in remaining part of current South West Monsoon. Bihar has received 413.2 mm rainfall till Aug 2, 2018, 22% below normal. And yet, starting Aug 1, ... Read More »

BD, S Asia on path of making millions of climate refugees

May 17, 2018 SANDRP Massive human induced freshwater redistribution with profound consequences. A 14-year (April 2002 – March 2016) NASA’s GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) mission has confirmed that a massive redistribution of freshwater is occurring across Earth, with middle-latitude belts drying and the tropics and higher latitudes gaining water supplies. The results, which are probably a combination of ... Read More »

BD, Myanmar sign deal on Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh and Myanmar today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas who fled to the neighbouring country to escape a military crackdown in Western rakhine state, the foreign office said. “Bangladesh and Myanmar signed ‘Arrangement’ on Return of displaced Myanmar persons sheltered in Bangladesh,” a foreign office statement said adding foreign minister ... Read More »

BD, Burma strike deal on Rohingya repatriation

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), Nov 23 (UNB) – Bangladesh and Myanmar finally signed an ‘instrument’ on Rohingya repatriation on Thursday with no ending deadline amid high hopes that the forcibly displaced Rohingyas will start returning to their homeland within the next two months. Read More »

BD, Sri Lanka to boost digital economies together

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have agreed to work together over a dozen of areas to boost digital economy and establish a knowledge-based society.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this end was signed between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Friday at the Prime Minister’s Office in presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Read More »

BD, US to fight against terrorism together: Kerry

Offering US help in Bangladesh’s fight against terrorism, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday expressed his country’s eagerness to closely work with the intelligence agencies of Bangladesh.He came up with his country’s desire during a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office.”Bangladesh and the United States will fight against terrorism together, we are interested to work ... Read More »

BD, USA to work together on 4 major issues

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday said Bangladesh and the USA will work together on four major issues, including cyber crime and terrorism and democracy. “We’ve agreed that Bangladesh and the USA will deeply work together on tackling cyber crime and terrorism, protecting democracy and ensuring sustainable development,” he told reporters after a meeting with US Ambassador in Dhaka ... Read More »

Bridge fund on fair probe: WB, Muhith surprised

Agency The WB Dhaka office on Saturday issued a statement saying the bank will proceed with support for the Padma Bridge only if the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC) launches a full and fair investigation based on evidence of corruption under the project. Read More »