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Rohingyas demand justice for genocide in Myanmar
Rohingya Crisis

Rohingyas demand justice for genocide in Myanmar

Thousands of Rohingya refugees gather for a rally at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar and demanded justice on completion of two years since the Rohingya influx began following persecution by Myanmar armed forces.

  • 2 bombs recovered at Farmgate, Paltan

    Police have defused two bombs which were recovered at Farmgate and Paltan areas of Dhaka.

  • Money you save is money you earn

    In the absence of a universal public pension scheme, people in Bangladesh have to rely on private savings for a secure life. They look up to banks and non-bank financial institutions for saving their money to meet future needs. To cater to the savers, banks are increasingly bringing innovations to their savings products to meet the needs of savers at every stage of their life.

  • Water transport strike postponed partially

    Water transports strike has been postponed partially as workers of passenger vessels joined their work about 16 hours after their movement for 11-point demand.

  • Dhaka University DU demo

    Affiliation with 7 colleges: DU students continue demo for 3rd day

    Students of Dhaka University (DU) are continuing their demonstration on the campus for the third consecutive day, demanding cancellation of affiliation of the capital’s seven colleges with the university.

  • Padma Bridge

    10 Mega Projects: Five pick up pace, finally

    After initial delay, half of the 10 first track mega projects have finally gotten some momentum, ushering hope for positive change in the country’s economy and people’s livelihood.

  • The future of transport infrastructure in Bangladesh

    The ongoing infrastructure projects will definitely improve our transportation system. We need to assess this development from a historical perspective. At the time of Partition, the transport infrastructure in East Pakistan was very poor. There were only a few

  • Roshan’s Walk to Fame

    In an interview with Rafi Hossain, popular Roshan talks about his profession and expectation from love. Watch the Star Live video to know more.

  • Bangladesh Flood in 2019

    New areas submerged in Sherpur, situation improves in Lalmonirhat

    Flood situation has worsened in Sherpur as new char areas and croplands went under water due to the sudden swelling of Old Brahmaputra river while the situation has improved slightly in Lalmonirhat.

  • Dhaka University

    Affiliation with 7 colleges: DU students to continue demo

    Demonstrating students of Dhaka University (DU) threatens to continue their movement demanding cancellation of affiliation of the capital’s seven collages with the institution.

  • Fodder crisis hits cattle rearing

    Fodder crisis hits cattle rearing in flood-affected Lalmonirhat

    Cattle rearing in flood-affected areas of Lalmonirhat has been severely affected due to lack of green fodder owing to rising floodwaters in Teesta and Dharla rivers for the last one week.

  • Flood in Manikganj

    Flood situation worsens in Manikganj

    Flood situation has worsened in Manikganj while in Kurigram flood water has been flowing above the danger level.

  • Pass rate, number of GPA-5 rise

    The combined pass rate of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations under 10 education boards rise by 7.29 percentage points to 73.93 per cent from last year's 66.64 per cent.

  • pythons hatched in Srimangal zoo

    22 pythons hatched in Srimangal zoo

    A total of 22 python eggs have been hatched in a zoo of Sreemangal upazila of Moulviabzar. A python which was rescued in Dinajpur 22 years ago laid 35 eggs at the zoo of Bangladesh Bonyo Prani Sheba Foundation last month and since then the eggs were kept with the mother python, our Moulvibazar correspondent reports.

  • Number of colleges with 100% pass rate doubled

    The number of colleges with 100 per cent pass rate in this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations result increases by more than double this year compared to that of 2018.

  • 50-yr old dinghy market in Manikganj

    A half-century old local market of dinghy (small boat) in Manikganj has garnered popularity for the quality of boats sold there, with buyers coming from across the country.

  • Dhaka University students block Dhaka's Shahbagh

    DU students block Shahbagh again

    A group of Dhaka University (DU) students blocks the key Shahbagh intersection for the second consecutive day today demanding an end to the university's affiliation with seven colleges.

  • Present Flood situation in Bangladesh

    Flood situation worsens in Kurigram, improves in Lalmonirhat

    The flood situation in Lalmonirhat improved slightly after water levels of Teesta and Dharla Rivers both decreased while the situation has worsened in Kurigram further.

  • HM Ershad’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza held

    The second namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has been held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad in Dhaka.

  • Flood situation in Bangladesh

    Fresh areas flooded as rivers continue to swell

    Heavy rain and onrush water from upstream for last couple of days have worsened flood situation in Lalmonirhat and inundated many areas in Sirajganj and Gaibandha.

  • Reinventing Ishita

    Rumana Rashid Ishita rose to fame with her award-winning performances in ‘Notun Kuri’, a talent hunt reality show for child artists aired on ‘Bangladesh Television’.

  • Martyred FF’s family crying for livelihood in Lalmonirhat

    Monaram Das, lone son of martyred Freedom Fighter Bocharam Das, and his family of five members are crying for livelihood, living in a small house of government’s Sonapukur Abasan at Daikhowa village of Lalmonirhat’s Hatibandha.

  • Visually impaired job-seekers

    Visually impaired job-seekers go on hunger strike

    Visually impaired job seekers go on an indefinite hunger strike demanding special recruitment at government, autonomous, semi-autonomous offices and Tk 10,000 allowance until they secure jobs after graduation.

  • Jamuna River erosion in Manikganj

    River erosion in Manikganj

    The water level of Jamuna is rising due to heavy flow from the hill. As a result, erosion started in Shibalaya upazilla of Manikganj.

  • Brikkho Mela sees good response from gardening enthusiasts

    The ongoing month-long Brikkho Mela (Tree Fair) in Dhaka is receiving a good response from gardening enthusiasts in the capital.

  • Rickshaw Ban in Dhaka

    Rickshaw-pullers lift block from Dhaka streets

    Rickshaw-pullers have withdrawn their blockade from different roads in Dhaka after getting assurance from the law enforcers that the ban on rickshaws on three city streets will be lifted soon.

  • Tea workers continue strike for basic needs

    Around 250 to 300 tea workers of at least 90 indigenous families continued their strike for the second consecutive day yesterday, demanding most basic needs such as safe drinking water, sanitary toilet facilities and schooling for their children at Ayeshabagh Tea Garden in Moulvibazar’s Barlekha upazila.

  • CMC aims to make antivenom locally

    CMC aims to make antivenom locally

    A research team, for the first time in Bangladesh, is studying native snake species aim-ing at mass-scale production of effective antivenom for local patients.

  • Bangladesh's Child Rape

    ‘I couldn’t protect my daughter; try to save yours’

    The father of seven-year-old Saima, who was raped and murdered in Wari of Dhaka on Friday, appeals to the parents to stay alert so that their daughters do not fall prey to brutality like his daughter.

  • Talpatar Pakha

    ‘Tal Pakha’ brings joy to Natore villagers

    An entire village in Natore is busy weaving hand fans using palm leaves locally known as ‘Tal Pakha’. The villagers are either weaving the hand fans or painting the finished products.

  • Wari girl rape and murder

    Prime suspect held over Wari girl's murder

    Detectives claimed to have arrested the prime suspect in a case filed over the rape and murder of seven-year-old Samia Afrin Saima in Wari of Dhaka on Friday.

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