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High Security Prison In Bangladesh To Confine Militants

DHAKA, 14 July– Bangladesh has set up a high security prison near its capital Dhaka where top criminals including the Islamist militants and extremists will be confined. The prison, to be known as ‘Kashimpur High Security Central Jail’ was formally inaugurated by Bangladesh Home Minister Ms Sahara Khatun on Thursday (July 12). This is the […]

Five million drug addicts in Bangladesh

DHAKA– While Bangladesh has been facing a worst form of drug menace, a senior official of the government disclosed that the number of drug addicts in the country would be around five million at this moment.   Khandaker Mohammed Ali, Director General (DG) of Narcotics Control Directorate of the government revealed the alarming figure of […]

Bangladesh fears fresh militancy with unrest in Myanmar

DHAKA, June 16 — The outbreak of sectarian violence in neighbouring Myanmar’s bordering Rakhine state apparently exposed frontier south-eastern region of Bangladesh to threats of militancy afresh, security officials and public representatives said. A report released today by Bangladesh National News Agency BSS said the government is very much concerned about fresh activities of militant Rohingya […]

Dhaka: UNHCR must solve root cause of Myanmar refugee

DHAKA, June 13 — Bangladesh Wednesday (June 13) denied the idea of harboring Myanmar refugees into Bangladesh further as Foreign Minister Dr. Dipu Moni is scheduled to hold dialogue with UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) next week.     The foreign minister, however, insisted that the meeting with the UNHCR’s second-in-chief would not encompass ‘existing crisis’ in […]

Bangladesh helps Myanmar solve sectarian violence

Bangladesh helps Myanmar solve sectarian violence

DHAKAㅡ Bangladesh is in close consultations with Myanmar to check the influx of Rohingya refugees following the sectarian violence in Rakhine state of the neighbouring country, Bangladesh foreign ministry officially stated in Dhaka today (June 12). “Bangladesh and Myanmar are maintaining close consultations to ensure that developments in the Rakhine state do not have any trans-boundary […]

Bangladesh Scenario for Counter Terrorism

Bangladesh Scenario for Counter Terrorism

Bangladesh denounces terrorism in all its forms and manifestation. Bangladeshi media has already shown its strong commitment against terrorism. Much of it was done through investigative reporting which helped to create awareness among the policymakers and to shape public opinion conducive to the government’s counterterrorism efforts. But, the media itself is not immune from the […]

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