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Caring youth take relief to flood victims

Revolution (25)

Sir Frank Peters

A humanitarian group of compassionate youths were a sight for sore eyes and the answer to the soulful prayers of hundreds of appreciative villagers in the Kurigram (Char Rajibpur) area of Bangladesh this week. Revolution (25)Kurigram was one of the many areas that was flooded and cut-off from their regular food supplies, which brought tears, despair and havoc to the region, especially to the sick and elderly. “When the sad news ca...

Press council expresses concern over rumour spread

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Expressing concern over the spread of rumours about child lifters and other issues, Bangladesh Press Council today said a vested quarter is trying to create anarchy across the country and gaining malicious interest with the falsehood. Bangladesh-Press-CouncilConspirators are using these rumours to create anarchy in the society aiming at hindering the development process and the image of the country, said a press release of the press council. Moreover, some print media are printing exaggerate...

Japan likely to mediate resolving Rohingya crisis

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Japan today proposed to play an active role as a mediator in Tokyo between Bangladesh and Myanmar to find a peaceful solution over Rohingya crisis. “We (Bangladesh) will consider the proposal…. Japan has showed its political will to resolve the issue (Rohingya crisis),” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told newsmen after a bilateral meeting with his Japanese counterpart Tara Kono at the State guesthouse, Meghna, here, reports BSS. Japan-FMHe said Japanese foreign minister will be on Bangladesh’s side in resolving Rohi...

Iran to hold talks if US lifts ban

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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani delivers speech at a conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on June 15, 2019. — Reuters file photo Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday. IranUS president Donald Trump’s administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and...

PM for formulation of master plan for development

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed the need for formulating a master plan to ensure planned development of the country protecting the water bodies, arabale lands and environment as well at the district, upazila and union level. “We would have to pursue development at district, upazila and even in union level in a well-planned way after formulating a master plan,” she said while inaugurating seven housing development projects at the city’s Eskaton Garden Road area, reports BSS. PM002Four of the seven projects have been comp...

Women Chamber hails proposed budget

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Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BWCCI) congratulates and conveys its sincere thanks and gratitude to the Honorable Minister, Ministry of Finance as well as the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for announcing a sensible and smart national budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 today before the National Parliament which could be a milestone for achieving the Vision- 2021 of the government. BudgetHence, BWCCI as a national platform of women entrepreneurs is expressing its sincere thanks once ag...