Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has observed that Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh urgently require medical and humanitarian assistance, as an already dire humanitarian situation along the border with Myanmar worsens. In a
A total of 418 schools in three townships in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state have been closed as the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) extremist terrorists continued their attacks, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Monday.
Myanmar has blocked all United Nations aid agencies from delivering vital supplies of food, water and medicine to thousands of desperate civilians at the centre of a bloody military campaign in Myanmar, the Guardian reported. In a report published
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority, who have fled in the tens of thousands across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic violence. “There is a
Former Minister of Oil of Kuwait, Ali Ahmed Al-Baghli, has raised his voice over the unjustified campaign against the expats in their country. He also wrote an article published in the Arab Times in this connection and it is placed for the
Recently an open letter from a rape victim of the Gurmit Ram Rahim to the then Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee surfaced on the Internet in where the helpless young woman described how she was raped. It was an anonymous letter in 2002
The National Cricket Team gave Bangladeshis another big reason to celebrate and rejoice in one of the greatest sports triumphs in history. The entire Bangladesh started giving joyous reactions in wonder as their national team thrashed Australia in
The authorities of Myanmar have labeled Bangalis as “terrorists,” seeking Interpol’s help to take action against “foreign supporters of the Rohingya insurgents.” According to a report published in the Myanmar
The 41st death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was observed on Sunday. Different cultural organizations and educational institutions had drawn up different programmes to observe the day. The programmes include Quran Khwani,
A new tale of brutality unfolded recently when a frustrated and exhausted Bangladeshi female worker returned from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with severe marks of physical wounds. The horrifying story surfaced on Tuesday when an Arab man
Myanmar must scrap restrictions on movement and citizenship for its Rohingya minority if it wants to avoid fuelling extremism and bring peace to Rakhine state, a commission led by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan said on Thursday. Rights
The stories of busting corruption rings by using various policies and strategies are nothing new to the city dwellers, especially when then a minister received fame and appreciations for personally monitoring the situation travelling in public
An Indian woman, Jayanthi Sampath Kumar, has run the 42-km-long Hyderabad marathon on last Sunday cladding in a saree. The 44-year-old lady grabbed the spotlight much before crossing the finish line and also managed to cover the entire 42-km
Demons, Jinns, spirit possession, haunted houses... nowadays are considered nothing but mere spooky stories. But when the Deputy General Manager of the district Palli Bidyut Samity-2, Monirul Islam, complained that he has been experiencing warning
The proceedings of the case lodged over brutal grenade attack at the rally of the then opposition leader, Awami League president and incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in capital's Bangabandhu Avenue on August 21, 2004, is nearing its end.
In 1948, a year after the partition of India, my maternal grandparents moved from Calcutta to Dhaka, crossing from West Bengal in India to East Bengal, or East Pakistan — now Bangladesh. There, they built a tin-shed house in the new