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Rohingya! Who are the Rohingya?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the ‘world’s most persecuted minority’? More than 480,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since the end of August [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera] The Rohingya are often described as “the world’s most persecuted minority”. They are an ethnic group, majority of whom are Muslim, who have lived for centuries in the ...

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‘ About 80% working kids in risky jobs’

RAJIB SHARMA, CHITTAGONG: Around 80 percent working children–81 percent of the total are boys and 79 percent girls-are engaged in risky jobs in urban areas, says a study. It says around 24 percent of working children are subjected to accidents in their workplaces while 26 percent work in unhygienic conditions. The Implementation, Moni-toring and Evaluation Division (IMED) under Ministry of ...

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16 Rohingyas with HIV found, one dies

RAJIB SHARMA, CTG: Around 16 Rohingya people having with HIV positive were found in Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital. Doctor Shahin Abdur Rahman Chowdhury, a resource person of Rohingya camp and also a residential medical officer of the hospital, said that they have detected 16 patients infected with HIV since August 25. Of them, nine patients are now undergoing treatment while ...

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Outbursts of humanity exalts society, nation: Info Minister

Shuvananda Puri:  Man is meant for man . Life may be enjoyed nicely through human values. Every heart of a man is lightened. Human values and outburst of humanity may develop the society and the nation. Information Minister Mr. Hasanul Hoque Inu expressed this view while exchanging views with the Advisory Editor of The News, Suvanandapuri recently. The Minister  said ...

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Sending 900,000 cholera vaccines for Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

RAJIB SHARMA, CHITTAGONG: An international group on vaccine provision will send 900,000 Oral Cholera Vaccines or OCVs to prevent water-borne diseases from spreading in Rohingyas camps in Cox’s Bazar. The International Coordinating Group (ICG) decided to release the vaccines from the global stockpile within 24 hours of getting a request from the Bangladesh government on Wednesday, World Health Organization or ...

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Husband , family members  may be saved if migrated to  Islam: Sufferers

Rohingya and Priest

Shuvananda Puri, Back from Kutupalang:  Burmese govt done nothing to us. If we become Muslim, if was  possible for me to sa ve my husband, sons and daughters. This was  expressed with wailing by one hindu Rohingya refugee woman Rika Dhar  who escaped from Myanmar recently. He expressed with crying mood that on  27 august last, a masked terror group  ...

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‘Obstruction’ to meet CJ: SCBA announces 5-day demo’

THE NEWS DESK: Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Saturday announced a 5-day nationwide demonstration programme protesting the police ‘obstruction’ during SCBA lawyers’ attempt to meet Chief Justice SK Sinha on Friday. attempt to meet Chief Justice SK Sinha on Friday. SCBA president Zainul Abedin came up with the announcement at a press briefing at SCBA auditorium in the morning. ...

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Bangladesh’s mega refugee camp plan ‘dangerous’: UN official

THE NEWS DESK: A top UN official said Saturday Bangladesh’s plan to build the world’s biggest refugee camp for 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims was dangerous because overcrowding could heighten the risks of deadly diseases spreading quickly. The arrival of more than half a million Rohingya refugees who have fled an army crackdown in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state since August 25 has ...

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‘Tobacco companies blamed for violating tobacco control laws’

THE NEWS DESK: Anti-tobacco campaigners at a regional meeting here on Thursday blamed different tobacco companies for allegedly violating the mandatory tobacco control laws. They put special importance on strict enforcement of the amended Tobacco Control Act (TCA) and Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act for saving public health from tobacco catastrophe. They made these observations at the regional ...

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Put pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas: PM

দেশে ফিরছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা

THE NEWS DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday once again urged the international community, including the United Kingdom, to mount pressure on Myanmar to bring back the Rohinyas from Bangladesh. “International pressure on the Myanmar government should continue so that Naypyidaw is forced to take back its displaced Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh,” she said. The Prime Minister, who is ...

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Buddhists celebrate Prabarana Purnima tomorrow

RAJIB SHARMA, CTG: The Buddhists’ community will celebrate their second largest festival Prabarana Purnima, in the city as elsewhere across the country tomorrow with due solemnity. The festival is also known as Ashvini Purnima that marks conclusion of the three months long seclusion of the monks inside their monasteries for self edification and atonement of their defilement. The Purnima follows ...

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6 burnt in Ctg gas cylinder blast

Rajib Sharma, Chittagong: Six people, including two members of a family, suffered burn injuries as a gas cylinder blasted in New Mooring area of Chittagong city 30 Sept. night. The gas cylinder, kept in a storeroom on the ground floor of a seven-storied building, went off at around 9:30 pm when the tenants of the building gathered there to cook ...

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Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover opens soon

THE NEWS DESK:The Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover’s Shantinagar- Razarbagh point will be opened soon for vehicular movement which is expected to ease traffic congestion in the area to a great extent. “Construction of flyover has already been completed. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the flyover in the next month. Date will be finalized after getting her consent,” Project Director ...

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Stay alert against evil acts during Puja: Khaleda

THE NEWS DESK: Greeting the Hindu community members on the occasion of Durga Puja and Bijoya Dashami, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday urged all, irrespective of their religion and colour, to remain alert about any type of evil act against the country’s religious harmony. In a message issued on the occasion, the BNP chief said, “Bangladesh is a country ...

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Prime Minister rules out possibility of understanding with BNP

THE NEWS DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ruled out possibility of any political understanding with BNP, saying that nobody should come up with such a proposal. “Those who are thinking about political understanding with the BNP should discard such thought,” she told a press conference at Bangladesh’s Permanent Mission in New York on Friday morning (Friday evening Bangladesh time). ...

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Army joins aid operation and Take Care for Rohingyas

THE NEWS DESK: To bring discipline in aid operation for Rohingyas those took shelter recently fleeing the atrocities in Myanmar, members of Bangladesh Army today joined the activities, setting up control room at Ukhiya Degree College. “We have started to work to bring the aid collection and distribution activities under a chain of command. We have already inspected different refugee ...

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Fires still torching Rohingya Area Of No Man’s Land : Amnesty

THE NEWS DESK:Amnesty International has assessed three new videos taken inside Rakhine State as recently as Friday afternoon showing large plumes of smoke rising from Rohingya villages, one of which was already deserted, as well as satellite imagery with smoke visible over burnt-out structures. Local sources in northern Rakhine State claim the fires were started by members of the Myanmar ...

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Indian journalist, his mother found dead in Punjab

KJ Singh’s (right) murder came to light around 1pm when a visitor went inside the house after getting no response at the gate. Senior journalist KJ Singh and his mother Gurcharan Kaur were found murdered at their house in the heart of Mohali on Saturday afternoon. Mohali senior superintendent police Kuldeep Chahal confirmed the double murder in Phase 3B2 and ...

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Arrest warrant against Imran H Sarker

THE NEWS DESK: A Dhaka court has issued an arrest warrant against activist Imran H Sarker in a defamation case filed for derogatory remarks about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Dhaka Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sheikh Shamidul Islam issued the warrant on Wednesday morning. The warrant was issued due to the non-appearance of Imran or his lawyers in court. The court ...

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All Rohingya are not terrorists: Taslima Nasreen

THE NEWS DESK:Taslima Nasreen to Indians: Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, currently living in exile in India, says Delhi should change its stance on the Rohingya and provide shelter to them. In an interview with News18.com, she said it was up to Delhi to decide whether the refugees were a security threat. She said the Rohingya posed similar threats to Bangladesh ...

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Rohinga Hindhus want for shelter in Modi’s India

THE NEWS DESK: A hindu family stays in a shelter near Maungdaw, in the north of Rakhine state, Myanmar, September 12, 2017 REUTERS Modi’s government is making it easier for Hindus, Buddhists, Christians and other minorities from Bangladesh and Pakistan to gain citizenship in India Caught in the crossfire between Myanmar’s military and Rohingya insurgents, hundreds of Hindus who have ...

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More than 500 Rohingya Hindus have crossed over to Bangladesh

MR. RAJIB SHARMA, THE NEWS: Anika Dhar, 18, gets emotional while talking to the Journalist about the persecution of Hindus in Rakhine, Rajib Sharma/ THE NEWS. More than 500 Rohingya Hindus have crossed over to Bangladesh to escape military persecution of the minority group in Rakhine, Myanmar that began in late August The morning of August 27 started as any ...

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Chief Justice S K Sinha – A futile exercise by Sekhar Roy

Controversy engulfed the Supreme Court Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha since the days of a judgment passed by a constitutional bench headed by him. The Appeal bench of the Supreme Court ruled the fate of the judiciary not be decided by the Parliament. The judiciary needs to be independent in matter related to appointment of judges as to be the ...

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Bangladesh’s Hindhus Aren’t Dog For Muslim: Adv. Govinda Pramanik

জাতীয় হিন্দু মহাজোটের মহাসচিব এডভোকেট গোবিন্দ চন্দ্র প্রামাণিক

Rajib Sharma, Chittagong: S K Sinha, Who is the Prime Justice in the Bangladesh’s Supreme Coart and All sectors of legation. His A comments reacted about systems of Bangladesh Sangshod presentime. His voice is clearity and wrote to Bangladesh’s History commended on BNP secretary Mirza Fakrul Islam Chy, Rizbi and other politicians of opposite to Awamilig Party.Some politicians and justices ...

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7-point proposal for resolving Rohingya crisis

Dr Yunus

THE NEWS DESK: Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus today proposed a seven-point recommendation to solve the ongoing Rohingya crisis in light of the former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan-led Commission’s reports over the issue. The process to establish peace for Rohingya people will have to be started soon. Otherwise, the fear of radicalisation may get deeper,” said the Nobel ...

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Suu Kyi’s rise to power, Stop Genocide

Rajib Sharma, THE NEWS REPORTER: The Trump administration has expressed concern over the unfolding violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, but stopped short of criticising the country’s government or its de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi. In a phone briefing with reporters, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Patrick Murphy on Friday said the United ...

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Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly amid Rohingya crisis

Reuters, Yangon Myanmar’s national leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing outrage over ethnic violence that has forced about 370,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, will not attend the upcoming UN General Assembly session in New York, a party spokesman said on Wednesday. Read More: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi under pressure as almost 125,000 Rohingya flee violence The crisis ...

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Yaba, the ‘Madness Drug’, Is Finding New Routes Into Chittagong

Rajib Sharma, Chittagong: It is known in Asia as the “madness drug,” or in the West as “Nazi speed,” a highly addictive mix of methamphetamine and caffeine first developed by Hitler’s scientists to keep soldiers fighting for days. Now, authorities in Bangladesh are increasingly sounding the alarm over the rise of Yaba, after the largest ever haul of the drug ...

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“Stop Genocide on Rohingya” Urge to Bangladesh Buddhist

The News Desk/Nationl: Bangladesh United Buddhists’ Forum yesterday urged the Myanmar government to stop the current spate of violence on Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The forum made the called at a human chain in front of National Press Club here tuesday morning. Chief Coordinator of United Buddhists’ Forum Ashok Barua read out a written statement. “A vested quarter is ...

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The Genocide in Myanmer’s Rakaine: Minister of Bangladesh

The News Desk, Dhaka: Bangladesh’s foreign minister said Sunday that genocide was being waged in Myanmar’s violence-racked Rakhine state, triggering an exodus of nearly 300,000 Muslim Rohingya to his country. “The international community is saying it is a genocide. We also say it is a genocide,” A.H. Mahmood Ali told The News Reporter after briefing diplomats in Dhaka. Ali met ...

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About 270,000 Rohingya Have Fled Myanmar for Safety in Bangladesh: U N

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: U.N. agencies report about 270,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled violence and persecution in mainly Buddhist Myanmar over the past two weeks in search of refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. Unconfirmed media reports say more than 1,000 may have been killed by the Myanmar army since August 25 when violence erupted in that country’s northern Rakhine state. Aid agencies ...

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Bangladesh to Build One More as Rohingya Fill Camps

COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH — Aid agencies were struggling to cope with a nonstop flood of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, where some 146,000 have arrived hungry and terrified after fleeing renewed violence in Myanmar, a crisis the country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, dismissed as a misinformation campaign. With the influx pushing existing Rohingya refugee camps to the brink, Bangladesh pledged ...

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Mianmer treats Bangladesh for fight

The News Desk: Mianmer’s treated to Bangladesh for attract soon their old land coming in the their hands. if the fight for bangali, they are ok. Mianmer’s a saint Aung song Pong treated by audio’speaks that Such weapons should be taken by all Buddhists! Not just attacks in Burma. If necessary, to get rid of our old land in Bangladesh ...

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Police Torture on Minority Hindus of Bangladesh

SP Amena Begum

Minority Watch:  Ms.Amena Begum ( Superintendent of Police) Narsingdi District of Bangladesh threatening Adv. Rabindra Ghosh and his HR Team not to investigate Police torture upon Minority Victims at Narsingdi Sadar police station on 25.08.2017. She also comparing HR situation of INDIA in comparison with Bangladesh. A Human Rights Team consisting Adv. Rabindra Ghosh, T.K. Pandey, Gobindo Gomasta of Bangladesh ...

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Tigers was dominated by Aus in the Ctg

Rajib Sharma, Chittagong:A defensive approach led to dipping body language for Bangladesh as the home side seemed to be waiting for something to happen with the pitch while the game slipped away. Some missed chances also surrendered the momentum to the visitors as Australia dominated the second day of the second Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong ...

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Amin Jute mill workers clash; 15 injured, road blocked in Ctg

Rajib Sharma, Chittagong:Fifteen people were injured as workers of a jute mill demonstrating for their arrears clashed with police in Aturer Depot area of Chittagong city. The workers of Amin Jute Mills also blocked the ‘Oxygen-Hathazari’road around 9:00am, reports our Chittagong correspondent quoting Rajib Sharma, a sub-inspector of Bayezid Bostami Police Station. They were due for six months of salary ...

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The 13 teachers of Ctg. land in jail for ‘defaming’ Bangabandhu

Rajib Sharma, Chittagong: A Chittagong court sented thirteen high school teachers to jail in a sedition case filed for reportedly defaming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Rejecting their bail prayers, Senior Judicial Magistrate M Sajjad Hossain of Banshkhali court passed the order after the teachers appeared before the court seeking bail, our Chittagong staff correspondent reports quoting Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of ...

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President offers Eid-ul-Azha prayers in the Bangladesh National Eidgah

The News Desk: President M Abdul Hamid offered Eid-ul-Azha prayers along with hundreds of people from all walks of life at the National Eidgah in the capital this morning. Cabinet members, judges of the Supreme Court, lawmakers, senior political leaders and high civil and military officials also offered prayers at the main Eid jamaat (congregation) held at 8 am. Senior ...

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