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Putting humanity first

Not only should it make us proud of our fellow Bangladeshis but it should also serve to remind us all of the good that our countrymen are capable of

An Injudicious Wrangle

The manner in which the ruling Awami League and its supporters in Bangladesh have pounced on the Chief Justice (CJ), Surendra Kumar Sinha, clearly militates against the essence of democracy or even a fledgeling democracy.

A crisis out of hand

Repeated calls to the international community regarding the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar appear to be falling on deaf ears.

Averting a catastrophe

There are approximately 200,000 Rohingya refugees within the borders of Bangladesh, and these people are in need of food, water, shelter, and medicine.

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Sikkim shines; receives FAO award for becoming world's first organic state

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) prestigious Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming the first totally organic state.


China backs Pakistan's request for IMF assistance

China has endorsed Pakistan’s request to the IMF for a bailout package, but cautioned that it should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.