Dhaka, Jan 23 – Bangladesh has sought effective and proactive support from the international community to find a solution to Rohingya crisis apart from management of huge displacement.
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Dhaka, Delhi agree to joint patrolling to end border deaths
Dhaka, Dec 25 – India and Bangladesh have decided to conduct joint night patrols in vulnerable areas along the border in order to bring down frontier killings to zero. The two countries share a 4,096km-long international border.
Medical, dental students block Shahbagh to end session-jam
Dhaka, Nov 08 – Several hundred students from various medical and dental colleges blocked the key Shahbagh intersection to press home their four-point demands including introduction of online classes and session-jam free academic years.
10000 people a day must be freed to end slavery by 2030
Geneva, Sep 27 2019 (IPS) – “Six years after initiating my term as Special Rapporteur, it is sobering to say that the way to freedom from slavery remains long in spite of the legal abolition of slavery worldwide,” said UN…
Row with Grameenphone, Robi to end thru talks: Minister
Dhaka, Sept 18 – Instead of hard-line stance, the government is going to settle the dispute over realising ‘unpaid dues’ from leading mobile operators Grameenphone and Robi through discussion.
BNP for President to call dialogue to end rape, killings
Dhaka, July 13 (UNB) – BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday urged President Abdul Hamid to take steps for holding a national dialogue to get rid of the growing incidents of rape and killing across the country.
Fight to end violence against women in Asia-Pacific region
By Caley Pigliucci UN, Jul 12 2019 (IPS) – Parliamentarians met in Laos last week to discuss violence against women and girls. The meeting was organized by the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) and hosted by the National Assembly…
New UK rules to end gender stereotypes in ads may go further
by Magadlena Zawisza Advertisers still often hit consumers with gender stereotypes. And do they often miss—at their own business expense. Remember the infamous ‘beach body ready’ campaign from 2015 for the supplement brand Protein World? It’s the one that challenged…
Fishers block Dhaka-Chittagong Highway to end Bay fishing ban
Chattogram, June 9 (UNB) – Traffic movement on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway was halted for about two hours on Sunday when fishermen blocked the road in Sitakunda upazila demanding withdrawal of fishing ban in the Bay. Several hundred people from ‘Matshyajibi…
China eager to help Dhaka, Yangon to end Rohingya crisis
Dhaka, May 16 – China is eager to facilitate communication between Bangladesh and Myanmar to find a practical solution to the Rohingya crisis. Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo yesterday asserted that China is willing to play a constructive role…
Trump demands funding to end border ‘crisis’
US President Donald Trump has demanded funding for his long-promised US-Mexico border wall to halt “a growing humanitarian and security crisis”. But in his first TV address to the nation from the Oval Office, Mr Trump did not declare a…
Asean lawmaker Sundari wants Myanmar to end Rohingya crisis
Dhaka, Aug 29 – Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) Board Member Eva Kusuma Sundari has said global pressure on Myanmar to respond is growing and Asean must be a central part of that.