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Bangladesh govt took little steps to prosecute abuses, killings by security forces in 2017: US

10:24 AM, April 21, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:39 PM, April 21, 2018 Bangladesh govt took little steps to prosecute abuses, killings by security forces in 2017: US Those responsible for attacks on Rohingyas must be held accountable, US acting secretary of State Sullivan says UNB, Dhaka The government of Bangladesh took limited measures to […]

Associated Press Double Standard in Israel-Palestine Reporting contact@ifamericansknew.org February 8, 2018 Associated Press A Palestinian boy weeps for a relative killed by Israeli soldiers during a “clash.” AP reports minimally on such Palestinian deaths. Associated Press is one of those news sources we expect to be objective and reliable. But when it comes to the […]

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Bangladesh take the lead on final day of Chittagong Test

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After a shaky end to play on Saturday, Mominul Haque and Liton Das have steadied Bangladesh, building a 100-run partnership that took Bangladesh past Sri Lanka’s first innings lead with seven wickets in hand.  Bangladesh reached 200-3 in the 60th over on the final day of the match, with Haque on 74 and Liton Das […]

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More Rohingya mass graves found in Myanmar, lending weight to genocide claims WARNING: This story contains graphic details By Foster Klug, The Associated Press Posted: Feb 01, 2018 7:06 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 01, 2018 7:06 AM ET Rohingya Muslim refugee Mohammad Karim, 26, centre, shows a mobile video of Gu Dar Pyin’s massacre to other refugees […]

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‘Easy loan procedure would help ethnic people to improve their daily lives; but nowadays getting bank loan has become something unimaginable for these people’ Banita Tripura, a female entrepreneur from minor ethnic community who has been running an apparel store in Madhupur Bazar area of Khagrachhari, desired to expand her business by stocking more clothes […]

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UN chief and rights groups raise concerns over Rohingya deal

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First group of refugees to be sent back to Myanmar next week but critics say details are unclear Michael Safi Wed 17 Jan 2018  Concerns are growing among United Nations agencies and humanitarian groups over an agreement between the Bangladesh and Myanmar governments to repatriate several hundred thousand Rohingya refugees within two years. Bangladesh state […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a news briefing at the party’s central office at Naya Paltan in Dhaka on Monday. Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said that they were ‘shocked’ by the speech of President Abdul Hamid in parliament for it had ‘no mention of […]

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The circular reads that Bitcoin is not an authorised and legal currency in any other country in the world Bangladesh Bank has banned the use of Bitcoin, a virtual cryptocurrency, in Bangladesh by issuing a circular on its website. The circular read that Bitcoin is not an authorised and legal currency in any other country […]

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Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah DHAKA TRIBUNE/Md Manik Against Sri Lanka, Mahmudullah will be an important member of the Tigers set-up and he vowed to give his best for the national team Bangladesh middle-order batsman and Test vice captain Mahmudullah expressed confidence ahead of the home series against Sri Lanka. BCB made changes to the Tigers’ Test team […]

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The government of Myanmar has informed UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee that all access to the country has been denied and cooperation withdrawn for the duration of her tenure. Lee had been due to visit Myanmar in January to assess the state of human rights countrywide, including the human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims in […]

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M A Taslim The annual income and expenditure of a nation rarely match. If income exceeds expenditure the nation lends out the surplus, and when expenditure exceeds income, the country has to borrow from overseas to pay for the deficit. Foreign lending is usually regarded as a good thing for the nation, but foreign borrowing […]

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Only 20 percent of the loans written off by banks in Bangladesh have been recovered in the last 12 years, says a new report. The study by LR Global Bangladesh says the country has the highest share of non-performing loans or NPL and lowest capital adequacy ratio or CAR, compared to its peer economies. Bad […]

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