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45 deaths within 24 hours, country records lowest cases in eight weeks

Site where Pakistani Pakistani aggressors surrender to be made into tourist spot

Owners and workers demand introduction of long distance public transport before Eid

25,000 vehicles cross the Bangabandhu Bridge in 24 hours

Govt. directive goes for a toss as two more ferries operate to contain homebound passengers

Indian Coast Guard rescue 81 Rohingyas stranded in sea, want to send back to Bangladesh

Dhaka, February 27: The Indian Coast Guard rescued a Rohingya boat from the Andaman Sea on Friday. Eighty-one people were alive in the boat and eight had already died. Indian officials said they were repairing the boat so that the rescued could be sent back to Bangladesh. 

Myanmar is committed to speedy repatriation of Rohingya

Dhaka, January 23: Myanmar's Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin has said that Myanmar is committed to starting the repatriation of Rohingya on the basis of an agreement reached between the two countries in 2017. He also said that Myanmar is committed to peaceful coexistence with all neighboring countries, including Bangladesh, and resolving issues of mutual interest.

Myanmar has postponed talks on Rohingya issue on the pretext of elections, says Bangladesh

Dhaka, November 15: The Myanmar government has postponed talks on the Rohingya issue on the pretext of coronavirus and elections, alleged Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, while adding that the Rohingya problem in Bangladesh is a long-standing one.

India calls on Myanmar to discuss Rohingya issue

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ৭ অক্টোবর ২০২০: ভারতের পররাষ্ট্র সচিব ও সেনাপ্রধান তাদের সদ্যসমাপ্ত মিয়ানমার সফরে রোহিঙ্গা শরণার্থীদের স্বদেশে ফিরিয়ে নিতে সে দেশের নেতৃত্বকে সরাসরি আহ্বান জানিয়েছেন বলে জানা যাচ্ছে। নভেম্বরে মিয়ানমারে অনুষ্ঠেয় সাধারণ নির্বাচনের আগেই অন্তত কিছু রোহিঙ্গাকে ফিরিয়ে নেওয়া হোক বলেও ভারত বৈঠকে প্রস্তাব দিয়েছে।

Bangladesh: Suspected Rohingya drug peddler killed during gunfight

Dhaka: An alleged Rohingya drug peddler was killed during a gunfight with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members in Bangladesh's Teknaf upazila, media reports said on Sunday.