Exciting elephant activities in Nationalities Village, Kunming

  I was one of the camp members of China-Bangladesh Youth Camp 2017. I enjoyed each and every activity of this camp. This was a lifetime experience for me. I went through so many things that I never think to do Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Elephant electrocution along border on the rise

  The incidents of wild elephants getting electrocuted is on the rise along Bangladesh’s border since farmers have started installing generators and electric wires to protect their paddy fields from attacks by elephants coming from across the border.   Official sources say two Thursday, October 26th, 2017

World this week

  Spain announced on October 21 that it will move to dismiss Catalonia’s separatist government and call fresh elections in the semi-autonomous region in a bid to stop its leaders from declaring independence. The drastic escalation of Spain’s worst political crisis Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Nation this week

  What made it seem very similar to the end of the Test series was the utter lack of gumption and fight from Bangladesh, who just seemed to want the series to be over with. That being the case, they got Thursday, October 26th, 2017

No heir anointed as Xi reveals top leadership

  China has revealed its new senior leadership committee, breaking with tradition by not including a clear successor to President Xi Jinping. The omission cements Mr Xi’s grip on China for the next five years and possibly beyond, a day after Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Cosmos Dialogue: World must remain unflagging in its efforts to address Rohingya crisis

  Dhaka now in offensive diplomacy, not defensive: FS   Though Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to form a working group to start repatriation process of Rohingyas living in Bangladesh there are some issues that require wider discussions. The root cause of the Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Visual depiction of Rohingyas’ plight shown in city

  An audio-visual exhibition depicting the recent mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh was presented at the residence of Dhaka Courier and UNB Editor-in-Chief Enayetullah Khan in the city on October 14. The exhibition consisted of a video taken by Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Rohingya Crisis: Dhaka must have cohesive security strategy

  ‘Non-state actors might jeopardise BD’s internal security’   Bangladesh must find a comprehensive solution to the Rohingya crisis and work out a ‘cohesive security strategy’ to deal with all the potential threats, says a security analyst.   “Otherwise, the security of the state will Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Wooing the BNP

  The BNP has given a 20-point proposal to the Election Commission for the 11th parliamentary election, with the demand for an independent and facilitative polls-time government as the main prerequisite.   The party, which also leads the 20-party alliance, said they would Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Call Myanmar persecution ‘genocide’, not ‘ethnic cleansing’: Prof Abrar

  As the worst sufferer of its consequence, Bangladesh should describe the systematic persecution on Rohingyas and their forced displacement as ‘genocide’ instead of ‘ethnic cleansing’ to force Myanmar to resolve the crisis, said migration and refugee expert Prof CR Abrar.   He Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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