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Bangladesh, UN sign document to address sexual violence against Rohingyas

Dhaka, Sept 29 : The government of Bangladesh and the United Nations will jointly address conflict-related sexual violence committed against members of the Rohingya population forcibly displaced from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The United Nations and the government of Bangladesh signed a ‘Framework of Cooperation’ in this regard on Friday. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in ...

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Plan to extend power transmission lines to 36,870 kms by 2041

Dhaka, Sept 29 : The government has planned to extend the power transmission lines to 36,870 kms across the country by 2041 when the country will produce 60,000 MW of electricity. Of the total grid transmission lines, 16,655 kms will be of 132 kV while 9,717 kms of 230 kV, 1,740 kms of 400 kV and 796 kms of 765 ...

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US urges Myanmar to prosecute abusers of Muslim minority

Photo: In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar prepare to leave a transit shelter in Shahparirdwip, Bangladesh. New York, Sept 29 : Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed U.S. calls on Friday for Myanmar to bring to justice those responsible for human rights abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslim population. In a meeting ...

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Tigers lose Asia Cup final in last ball

Tigers fought to the last ball but failed to win the Asia Cup title in the breathtaking final match against India at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday night.   Indian batsmen overpowered Bangladeshi bowlers to clinch the Asia Championship title by win the final game by three wickets.  Though Bangladeshi bowlers took slowly control of the game but could ...

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50m user accounts affected by a security breach: Facebook

New York, Sept 28 : Facebook on Friday said it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts. The hack is the latest setback for Facebook during a year of tumult for the global social media service. In a blog post , the company says hackers exploited its “View As” feature, which lets people see what their ...

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7th Asian Tourism Fair begins

Photo: The three-day 7th Asian Tourism Fair-2018 (ATF) begins in the city on Friday. Dhaka, Sept 28 : The three-day 7th Asian Tourism Fair-2018 (ATF) began in the city on Friday to promote tourism industry of the country. Parjatan Bichitra in collaboration with Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation and Bangladesh Tourism Board arranged the fair at International Convention City, Bashundhara (ICCB) as ...

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Interim govt may be formed with parties having JS representation: PM

She urges journos to find out who’s behind publication of Sinha’s book Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at a press conference in New York on Friday. New York, Sept 28 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said a government may be formed with representatives from the political parties having representation in Parliament ahead of the next general election. ...

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Shakib undergoes treatment at Apollo hospital

Shakib Al Hasan with his injured finger Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was admitted to city’s Apollo hospital on Thursday night (September 27) due to injury to his left little finger. 70 mg of pus was extracted from the finger as got infected. The injury forced him to leave the Asia Cup tournament-2018 and return to Dhaka.

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Placenta complications: ‘Women must know the risks’

Expectant mothers should be told that the risk of placenta complications rises after a caesarean or fertility treatment, according to top doctors. Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) guidelines said early diagnosis of conditions placenta praevia and placenta accreta was vital.   They added doctors should discuss with women the safest way to give birth.   The conditions can ...

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50 BNP, Jamaat men sued in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A case was filed against 50 leaders and activists of BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami, including Bahubal upazila BNP unit president, on Thursday night in connection with recovery of crude and Molotov bombs. Abdur Rahim, sub-inspector of Babubal Model Police Station, filed the case on Thursday night mentioning 16 named people including BNP president Akoddos Ali Bablu and Jamaat ...

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