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IOM to help BD repatriate in Rohingyas, its DG tells PM

 Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Dhaka, July 16 : Visiting Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Monday reaffirmed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that his organisation will extend all sorts of support to Bangladesh for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees. “We’ve vast experience about repatriation …we’ll give you all sorts of support…this is an ...

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DU teachers, students demand punishment of teachers’ assaulters

Dhaka, Jul 16 : Students and teachers of International Relations of Dhaka University formed a human chain on the campus protesting the assault on  Associate Professor of the department Mohammad Tanzimuddin Khan and two other teachers of the university allegedly by BCL men. Carrying placards inscribed with different message including “why teachers are assaulted” and “We want justice” the teachers ...

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4 BD students join Biology Olympiad in Iran

Dhaka, July 16 : Four Bangladeshi high school students have  joined the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in Iran. They are Auddithio Nag, Bayezid Mia, Tmzid Hossain Tanim and Prokriti Projukti. The Olympiad began on July 15 and it will continue until July 22, said a press release. The IBO 2018 has been organised by the Ministry of Education, Iran in ...

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5 killed as truck overturns in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar, Jul 16 : Five people were killed and nine others injured as a bamboo-laden truck overturned in front of Balukhali customs office in Ukhia upazila on Monday morning. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Ekramul Siddik, assistant commissioner of Ukhia upazila, said the bamboo-laden truck overturned on four human haulers and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw ...

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Panama Papers leak: ACC quizzing United Group chairman, directors

Dhaka, Jul 16 : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is quizzing the chairman and three directors of United Group in regard to Panama Papers leak here on Monday morning. S M MAkhter Hamid Bhuiya, deputy director of ACC started to interrogate Chairman of the United Group Hasan Mahmud Raza and three directors – Khandkar Mainul Ahasan, Akhtar Mahmud and Ahmed Ismail ...

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Immigration process hampered following fire at Dhaka airport

Dhaka, July 16 : Smokes spread at the departure hall of the terminal-1 of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport following a small fire incident on Sunday evening. The fire might have been caused from an electrical device’s fault but “we are trying to ascertained reason behind it,” Mamun Mahmood, an Assistant Director (Dhaka) of Fire Service and Civil Defence told that. ...

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Myanmar only says, but doesn’t act, PM tells Kerry

Dhaka, Jul 15 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Myanmar agrees on all issues during dialogues over the return of displaced Rohingyas, but it finally does not act. She made the remarks when Kerry Kennedy, President of advocacy organisation ‘Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights’, met her at her office in the city. Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim ...

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Quota demo: DU teachers, students assaulted again by ‘BCL men’

Dhaka University, July 15 : The leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) allegedly assaulted some quota movement activists and teachers of Dhaka University again on Sunday and foiled their human chain at the Central Shaheed Minar premises. The BCL leaders and activists swooped on them and physically assaulted six quota protesters and three teachers when they formed a ...

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Dhaka, Delhi home minister-level talks held in city

The sixth home minister-level talks between Bangladesh and India is being held at the conference room in the Home Ministry in Dhaka on Sunday, July 15 2018. Photo: Twitter Dhaka, July 15 : Bangladesh and India on Sunday held the sixth home minister-level talks on Sunday where both the countries discussed different issues including cooperation between the neighbours with special ...

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Rajnath Singh pays tribute to Bangabandhu

Photo: Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman while visiting on Sunday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhanmondi, Dhaka on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Dhaka, July 15 : Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and paid tributes to the great leader and Father of the ...

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