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Thursday, 20 October 2016
Despite the government\'s assurance that the Rampal power plant would not harm the Sundarbans, the Unesco stays firm in its stance against the project and has again requested the government to cancel and relocate it to a more suitable place. Otherwise, the UN\'s cultur...
Friday, 21 October 2016
The Bangladesh parliament should repeal a new law aimed at regulating civil society organisations that accept foreign funds, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. In a statement on Wednesday, the global human rights body said, “The new law subjects non-governmental ...
Friday, 21 October 2016
Bangladesh on Thursday, has urged the United Nations Security Council to consider working on a resolution against Israel’s illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Addressing the UN Council during an Open Debate, Permanent Representative of Ba...
Saturday, 22 October 2016
The UN’s world heritage body has made an urgent intervention to stop the construction of a coal power station in Bangladesh. UNESCO said the plant could damage the world heritage-listed Sundarbans mangrove forest, which houses up to 450 Bengal tigers. ...
Monday, 24 October 2016
In what would be the first of its kind meet in South Asia India and Bangladesh may jointly host a regional conference to explore measures to counter terrorism and check radicalisation, a move aimed at furthering the idea first mooted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to b...