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Israel seeks to beat PTSD with ‘ecstasy’ therapy

Nachum Pachenick says he lived a nightmare for nearly two decades after being sexually abused and developing post-traumatic stress disorder — until MDMA therapy came to his rescue. “It’s a life full of stress, pressure, nerves, anxiety, fatigue,” the 46-year-old Israeli said from his home in Sde Boaz, a wildcat settlement in the occupied West Bank south of Jerusalem. “You ... Read More »

HC to know steps for stopping fish cultivation in Sewer lagoons

Dhaka, June 19 – The High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday wanted to know the steps taken to implement its 2015 directives for stopping cultivation of fishes in Dhaka, Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) lagoon in Dhaka’s Kadamtoli, as its water and fishes are poisonous and harmful. The apex court directed the authorities concerned to submit ... Read More »

PM Hasina seeks help for implementing ‘pro-people budget’

Dhaka, June 14 – Terming the budget “pro-people” Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Tk 5,23,190 crore outlay for FY2019-20 is pretty self-explanatory and there is no scope of confusion. “We prepared the budget for our common people, not for the researchers who don’t find good in anything,” said PM Hasina while addressing the post budget press conference at ... Read More »

Bangladesh seeks China, others, help solve Rohingya crisis

Yuxi City (Yunnan), June 12 (UNB) – Bangladesh has raised the Rohingya issue in an international media forum here and sought more Chinese and other Asian nations’ involvement to solve the Rohingya crisis for regional peace and stability. Bangladesh stressed that the Rohingya crisis needs to be solved permanently ensuring safe return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in ... Read More »

Bangladesh for Ulema body at OIC to help counter militancy

Dhaka, May 30 – Bangladesh on Thursday proposed a new platform for the Ulema to work together to counter extremism and terrorism at the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) Council of foreign ministers. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen emphasised that the Muslim nations should be able to resolve their own issues within OIC and proposed the new platform for the ... Read More »

Nushrat murder: OC Moazzem Hossain seeks bail from HC

Dhaka, May 29 – Former Sonagazi officer-in-charge (OC) Moazzem Hossain on Wednesday filed a petition with the High Court seeking anticipatory bail after a tribunal ordered his arrest in a case over recording and circulating a video statement of slain Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. The petition was submitted to the related department of the court on Wednesday. A ... Read More »

HC seeks list of companies involved in milk adulteration

Dhaka, May 8 (UNB) – The High Court on Wednesday directed the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) to submit a list of the companies involved in adulteration of milk and curd within May 15. A bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order after a report in this regard was submitted before the ... Read More »

Dhaka seeks clear Rohingya repatriation roadmap from Yangon

Dhaka, May 7 (UNB) – Bangladesh has asked Myanmar to come up with a ‘clear roadmap’ for the repatriation of Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar and identify all the issues that are hindering and obstructing the repatriation process. “We’ve also asked Myanmar to find out ways and means to remove the obstacles,” a senior official told UNB. Bangladesh is now ... Read More »

Info Minister seeks global efforts for ‘Internet Ombudsman’

Dhaka, Feb 9 – Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said time has come to think globally and work together on how to deal with fake news and rumours on social media platforms through establishing an ‘Internet Ombudsman’ because freedom of media and accountability are equally important. “We need to discuss it deeply. Together, we’ll work out how the ... Read More »