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Once considered unthinkable here, the murder of children has become increasingly commonplace in Bangladesh.

 

Bangladesh army has appinted a woman officer to lead a contingent for the first time in the UN peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast.

 

Scores of Bangladeshi women have been lured with the promise of a good job in the Middle East and then trafficked to war-torn Syria, where they are forced into domestic or sex work, a senior Bangladeshi police official said.

 

Recently a team of researchers from Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Management Plan Division,

 

Farmers have adapted by using a hat made of bamboo, locally known as mathal to protect them from extreme sunlight. They also use moringa leaves as vegetables to protect them from the heat which also helps to balance body temperature and consume a soft drink made from brown palm sugar to keep cool

 

India’s Look East Policy, now called Act East, with its emphasis on connectivity with neighbours, especially Bangladesh, has got a major boost after the coming of the Narendra Modi government, said Bangladesh High Commissioner to India, Syed Muazzem Ali.

 

A high official yesterday complained that the release of global climate fund (GCF) meant for supporting the adaptation projects in vulnerable countries remains slow, hindering the implementation activities.

 

The long-awaited trials began on November 24, 2009. On November 5, 2013, after nearly four years of lengthy trials, the court passed capital punishment on 152 perpetrators for their involvement in the BDR Pilkhana massacre, when the nation lost 74 people, including 57 Bangladesh Army officers.

 

The murder of Jagneshwar Roy, the Hindu priest of the Santo Gaurio temple who was stabbed to death in Panchagarh on Sunday, was a despicable act designed to spread fear and divide communities.

 

There were at least 200 headlines that failed to meet reporting or journalistic standards in that paper in those two years. People are only talking about two – a particular one about Sheikh Hasina, and possibly one on Khaleda Zia and the latter’s former personal aide Mosaddek Ali Falu.

 


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