Dhaka seeks global community’s constructive role in early Rohingya repatriation

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Foreign minister says the Human Rights Council should emerge as a bastion to defend human rights following the principles of universality, impartiality and non-selectivity Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the UN Human Right Council and the international community need to constructively engage with Myanmar for the early start of repatriation of Rohingyas […]

Bangabandhu’s role in promoting Bangla globally recalled

Bangabandhu's role in promoting Bangla globally recalled

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has recalled the leading role of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the 1952 Bangla Language Movement, how he later announced Bangla as the official language of Bangladesh and made history at the United Nations by delivering the first Bangla speech at the world assembly.  “Following Bangabandhu’s […]

Study: Climate change may have played a role in pandemic

FILE PHOTO: Patients are held in the hallway as St. Mary Medical Center resorts to using tents outside to handle the overflow of Covid-19 patients in California, US on January 12, 2021 Reuters The study urged governments to take measures including limiting urban expansion and farming, which it said would help to manage the risk […]

Rohingya repatriation: Dhaka seeks proactive, meaningful role from int’l community

Rohingya repatriation: Dhaka seeks proactive, meaningful role from int

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Thursday sought “proactive and meaningful” role of the international community for a sustainable solution to the prolonged Rohingya crisis through their repatriation to Myanmar.  “We need proactive and meaningful role of the international community,” he said adding that Bangladesh is hosting more than a million forcibly […]

Harris prepares for central role in Biden’s White House

Harris prepares for central role in Biden’s White House

Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office. But that’s only where her boundary-breaking role begins. Also read:  Harris pays tribute to Black women in 1st speech as VP-elect […]

Security Council has critical role in addressing fragility…

Security Council has critical role in addressing fragility...

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has underlined the critical role of the Security Council in addressing links between fragility and conflict, two of the greatest obstacles to achieving sustainable development across the world. Guterres was speaking on Wednesday during a high-level virtual debate of the Council to examine the challenges of maintaining peace and security in […]

British MPs, diplomats laud Sheikh Hasina’s role in building secular Bangladesh

British MPs, diplomats laud Sheikh Hasina’s role in building secular Bangladesh

Bangladesh High Commission in London arranged a special Victory Day discussion on Wednesday with the participation of noted British parliamentarians, senior officials of UK Foreign Ministry and Indian and Bhutanese ambassadors in London. The discussants paid their profound homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 1971 Liberation War martyrs and they […]