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Covid-19 claims 13 lives within 24 hours; lowest in eight months

Government planning to organise 'Amar Ekushey Book Fair' in April-May

42,000 workers are being trained in vaccine application

Aircraft to be made in Lalmonirhat: PM Hasina

Small entrepreneurs will get a loan of Tk 10,000 crore at low interest

Bangladesh gives another list of 2,30,000 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

Dhaka, January 13: The Bangladesh government has provided a list of 2,30,000 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as part of the repatriation process. The list was handed over to the Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka on Monday, said Delwar Hossain, director general of the Myanmar wing of the foreign ministry.

UN adopts resolution to resolve Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, November 19: A resolution was adopted for the fourth time by a large majority in the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly with the aim of resolving the Rohingya crisis urgently.

UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans

New York, Aug 20: While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said that the sheer number of those on the run is proving to be a major challenge, calling for greater international support.

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean

New York, Jan 1: The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.

Half the world’s refugee children not in school, UN agency finds

New York, Aug 30: With more and more children forced to leave their homes, over half of the world’s school-aged refugees are now out of education, the United Nations refugee agency said in a new report released on Wednesday.