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Friday, September 22, 2017

Failure of pump stations blamed

| By Shah Alam Nur
Pump stations of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) don't function in a proper manner to drain out rainwater. In consequence, water-logging is created in the city causing

Brexit: None from EU going to May's speech

| By International Desk
No European Com-mission officials will be travelling to Florence to attend Theresa May's landmark speech on the Brexit negotiations, The Independent can reveal, in what appears to be a
Brexit: None from EU going to May's speech

Brexit policy must be evidence-based: Tulip

| By Entertainment Desk
UK MP Tulip Siddiq said, for as long as I've been a member of the party, Labour politicians have stressed the need for a "proper discussion on immigration". Conscious
Brexit policy must be evidence-based: Tulip

Be prepared to face long-time refugee crisis: UN tells BD

| By News Desk
The UN resident coordinator in Dhaka has asked Bangladesh to be prepared 'psychologically' that it will have to deal with the Rohi-ngya issue for a long time. "This is

Myanmar mob blocks aid shipment to Rohingyas

| By
Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of

Rohingya aid truck plunge kills nine

| By AA Correspondent
At least nine people were killed and 13 others injured when a truck carrying relief materials for Rohingyas plunged into a roadside ditch near Chakdhala BGB camp in Naikhongchhari

'Practise political tolerance to flourish democracy'

| By News Desk
Prime Minister's Political Adviser and Awami League Advisory Council Member HT Imam yesterday gave paramount importance to political tolerance, urging all political parties to adhere to political forbearance for

India may supply arms to Myanmar

| By
India is considering supplying arms to Myanmar's government in a sign of strong support for a neighbour that faces criticism for its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. The arms were

Rice prices up as govt stock dwindles: BNP

| By AA Correspondent
BNP senior leader Abdullah Al Noman has alleged that the rice prices have marked an unusual rise as the government has failed to store enough food-grains. "Rice prices are

Saudi aid for refugees to arrive today

| By AA Correspondent
An aircraft of the International Organi-sation for Migration (IMO), the UN Migration Agency, carrying Saudi Arabian humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees will arrive in Chittagong today. "The Boeing 747,

Body assigned to formulate policy

| By Tapan Khan
The five-member committee assigned to formulate the policy on nationalization of 285 colleges at upazila level in the country submitted its draft report to Ministry of Education recently. The

ACC arrests Padma Oil Ex-MD

| By AA Correspondent
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested Abul Khayer, former managing director (MD) of the state-run Padma Oil Company Ltd, from his Gulshan residence, out of the seven accused in

Influx falls, woes up

| By Saleem Samad
The International Organization of Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Refugees Agency (UNHCR) said the influx of Rohingyas from Myanmar is gradually declining, while aid agencies are criticized
Influx falls, woes up

60-ton whale rescued from fishing ropes

| By International Desk
These brave men are dwarfed by the huge 60-ton whale they are trying to save as they cut it free from fishing ropes - just weeks after a
60-ton whale rescued from fishing ropes

Govt failed to convince global leaders: BNP

| By AA Correspondent
BNP senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi yesterday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has failed to convince global leaders to take an effective initiative for resolving the
Govt failed to convince global leaders: BNP

Rice prices show downtrend

| By P R Biswas
Bangladesh Auto Major and Husking Mill Owners Association General Secretary KM Layek Ali told The Asian Age on Wednesday that price of rice was going down and the rush

4G by Dec, says Tarana

| By AA Correspondent
State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim yesterday said the 4G service will be launched by December this year aiming to ensure the fastest data service for mobile

523 institutions to get ten-storey buildings

| By Tapan Khan
Ministry of Education has undertaken infrastructure development of 323 government high schools and 200 government colleges, and will provide other logistics for renovating them at upazila level in

Climate mitigation is ensuring rights: PM

| By News Desk
Highlighting four important factors in combating climate change, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the climate change issue needs to be placed within the wider narrative of ensuring peace,

Arrest warrant against Imran H Sarkar

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A court here Wednesday issued warrant for the arrest of Ganajagaran Manch spokesperson Imran H Sarkar and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash in a defamation case filed for their

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