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‘Nowhere is safe for us,’ Amnesty report on Syria

Between December 2019 and March 2020, the Syrian government, backed by its ally Russia, subjected civilians in opposition-held areas in north-west Syria to a new wave of horrors. In an all-too-familiar pattern, attacks from the air and the ground repeatedly struck residential areas and crucial infrastructure. Yet even by the standards of this calamitous nine-year crisis, the resulting displacement and ... Read More »

India Citizens Report on what ails Ganga Rejuvenation

December 9, 2019 SANDRP The Hindustan Times editorial on Nov 27, 2019, has rightly said the following about “a recently-released Rejuvenating-Ganga River – A Citizen-Report, by the India Rivers Week, a consortium of seven NGOs”. “A key reason for the failure of the river cleaning projects (Ganga and Yamuna action plans), says a recently-released citizen’s report, Rejuvenating Ganga, by the ... Read More »

Ex-chief justice Sinha seeks pol asylum in Canada: Report

Dhaka, July 26 (UNB) – Surendra Kumar Sinha, the former chief justice of Bangladesh, has reportedly sought political asylum in Canada. He entered Canada at Fort Erie on July 4 and filed a refugee claim, reports Canadian online news portal The Star. The former chief justice has been living abroad since November 2017. He has mostly stayed in the United ... Read More »

34 officials found involved in Nuke plant graft: report

Dhaka, July 24 (UNB) – Two probe committees have found the involvement of 34 government officials in graft while purchasing furniture and other household items for Green City housing project under Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) Project in Pabna and recommenced action against them. Thirty of the officials are from the Housing and Public Works Ministry while the remaining four ... Read More »

Pneumonia kills 2 children per hour in Bangladesh: Report

Dhaka, May 30 (UNB)- Pneumonia is still the leading cause of death among children under five in Bangladesh killing two children on average every hour, according to a report published Wednesday. The third annual launch of ‘Global Childhood Report 2019’ by Save the Children Bangladesh at Jatiya Press Club revealed the situation. Bangladesh is positioned at 127 out of 176 ... Read More »

Probe report over Titumir student Rajib death deferred

Dhaka, May 22 – The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka yesterday deferred the submission of the probe report in the case filed over the death of Titumir College student Rajib Hossain to July 8. Magistrate Sarafuzzaman Ansary of the CMM Court passed the order as Sub-Inspector Idris Ali, the Investigation Officer of the case did not submit any ... Read More »

BB reserve heist report date July 2

Dhaka, May 21 – The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Tuesday set July 2 to submit probe report in the case lodged over Bangladesh Bank reserve heist that took place in 2016. Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury of the CMM Court set the date as the investigation agency CID did not submit the report on Tuesday. Hackers ... Read More »

Submit report on Rooppur Nuke Plan furniture purchase: HC

Dhaka, May 20 – The High Court on Monday directed the government to submit the inquiry reports of Ministry of Housing and Public Works over the alleged irregularities in purchasing furniture and other household products for officials and employees of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, before it by June 23. It directed the attorney general’s office to collect the investigation reports ... Read More »

Wasa’s failure to submit report on water irks HC

Dhaka, May 13 (UNB) – The High Court on Monday expressed discontent as Dhaka Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (DWASA) authorities failed to submit a report after examining its water supplied to different areas. The HC bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md KhairulAlam also asked the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) to submit a report ... Read More »

IFPRI launches global food policy report

Dhaka, April 18 – The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), an international agricultural research centre, on Thursday launched ‘global food policy report 2019’ that highlights Bangladesh as one of South Asia’s leaders in improving rural development indicators and food and nutrition security. The report also pointed out that the need to close persistent rural-urban development gaps by continuing to ... Read More »

Air pollution killed 123 thousand in BD in 2017: Report

Dhaka, April 4 (UNB) – At least 1.23 lakh people were killed in Bangladesh in 2017 due to indoor and outdoor air pollution, said a new study on global air pollution. Two US based institutes Health Effects Institute (HEI) and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) on Wednesday released a detailed report on quality of the global air with ... Read More »

Xulhaz, Tonoy murder case report deferred to April 16

Dhaka, March 19 – The submission of the investigation report in connection with the murder of Bangladesh’s lone LGBT magazine founder Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy was Tuesday deferred to April 16 by a Dhaka court. Magistrate Ziaur Rahman of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka passed the order on Tuesday. Earlier, on February 18, ... Read More »

Two under-5 Bd children die of Pneumonia every hour: Report

Dhaka, Feb 19 (UNB) – The burden of Pneumonia in Bangladesh is one of the leading killers of children under 5 years of age as the deadly disease took the lives of over 16,960 under-five children in 2016, which is close to two deaths every hour. Although the overall child death (under 5) rate has declined steeply over the last ... Read More »