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Bangladesh does not want to be close to Myanmar?

Despite the interest shown in Bangladesh in the last 15 years, Myanmar always kept itself away from it. It seems that Myanmar does not think any need to strengthen relations with Bangladesh.In 2002, the then BNP government declared their ‘Look East’ or ‘Eastward’ policy in foreign policy. It was at the core of that policy to develop relations with Southeast ...

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Blogger Abhijit murder case report on 16 October

The court has fixed October 16 for submitting an investigation report for the murder of blogger Abhijit Roy. On Wednesday, the investigation report was filed on Wednesday. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Ghulam Nabi fixed the date for the investigation officer not submitting the report.On February 26, 2015, on the way out of Amar Ekushey Goththala, Blogger Avijit Roy was hacked to ...

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It is compulsory to use BSTI logo-made bottles

The government has decided to launch the meter system for the use of BSTI logo and length measurements nationwide. This decision will be implemented in June 2016. After that, the legal action will be taken if BSTI uses any other measurement instead of logotype bottles or meters.This decision was taken at the 31st Council meeting of the Bangladesh Standards and ...

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The President has returned home

After the meeting of the Islamic Conference Organization (OIC) at the first Science and Technology Conference held in the Astana of Kazakhstan, the President said. Abdul Hamid returned home. He returned home on Tuesday night.A regular flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:25 pm on Tuesday. The President welcomed the President at the airport, ...

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Bill passed to amend the Civil Procedure

The bill to amend the Code of Civil Procedure or Civil Procedure has been passed in Parliament by adding provisions to send a lawsuit to the Legal Aid Officer for ‘Alternative Dispute Settlement’. Law Minister Anisul Huq raised the bill and passed it in the voice vote.Earlier, at 5 pm, the speaker said. The meeting of the parliament was started ...

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Take Rohingyas back: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged Myanmar to return the Rakhine ethnic minority Rohingya people to stop oppression and torture.He said, “Bangladesh wants friendly relations with Nipedo, but will not tolerate any injustice.” To the Rohingyas, Sheikh Hasina said, “We have provided shelter to you considering humanitarian grounds. We will be with you. ‘ He also called for international public ...

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RAB urges terror suspect to surrender

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have cordoned off a house at Mirpur Mazar Road under Darus Salam Police Station in the capital suspecting it as a militant hideout.   Tipped off, a Rab team cordoned off the six-storey building on the south side of Shaheed Buddijibi Graveyard from 12am, said Assistant Superintendent of Police Unu Mong, also operation officer ...

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Put pressure on Myanmar to stop pushing its nationals into BD: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the international community to mount pressure on Myanmar to stop pushing its nationals into Bangladesh and take back its refugees staying here. ‘Hosting a huge number of Myanmar nationals is a big burden for Bangladesh. We have given shelter to them only on a humanitarian ground,’ she said. The prime minister made the ...

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Crisis looms as nearly 125,000 refugees flood into Bangladesh

Nearly 125,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since a fresh upsurge of violence in Myanmar on August 25, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as fears grow of a humanitarian crisis in the overstretched camps.   The UN said 123,600 had crossed the border in the past 11 days from Myanmar’s violence-wracked Rakhine state.   Their arrival has raised ...

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