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Myanmar's delaying tactics blocking Rohingya return: Hasina

The prime minister was speaking to Reuters in New York, where she is attending the annual United Nations meeting of world leaders

Bangabandhu’s early letters from prison

The character of great men and women are revealed when they are under stress, Salman F Rahman writes

Richard Parsons speaks at a forum titled

CBS names interim chairman

Richard Parsons, a long time business and media executive, is named as interim chairman

A woman goes through the process of eye scanning for Unique Identification (UID) database system in the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad Feb 13, 2013. Reuters

India’s top court limits biometric ID programme

The Supreme Court upheld the Aadhaar programme but rebuked the government for requiring the fingerprint ID for virtually everything in daily life

Sports officials list people barred for sexual misconduct

Olympic federations are working to create a database after the incident of Lawrence G Nassar’s gymnastics scandal

The hijab and other museum pieces

Max Hollein’s show at the de Young brings ‘modest fashion’ into the modern museum age

Grace Blahourou, 13; Zoélinh Masson, 12; Imane Belaroussi, 13; and Lina Zegadi use their phones after school in Paris, Sep 19, 2018. The New York Times

France bans smartphones in schools

France’s education ministry hopes that the ban will help schoolchildren to pay more attention in class and interact more

Britain's Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrives at the opening of 'Oceania' at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Britain Sep 25, 2018. Reuters

Meghan makes first royal solo outing

She attended the opening of London's new ‘Oceania’ exhibition on Tuesday evening

A Syrian refugee boy stands in front of his family tent at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants next to the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Nov 30, 2017. REUTERS

Mental health crisis in Greece’s migrant camp

Violence, suicide attempts and mental trauma are common in the biggest Moria camp in Greece, aid groups say 

PROINSO, Joules Power win Asian Power Awards

The 28-megawatt project is the first step towards the Bangladesh government’s target of producing 2 GW of solar power by 2021

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MNP services set for Oct 1 start 

Infrastructure is ready to give the service to all operators, says Infozillion BD Teletech 

Trump should stop interfering in Middle East: Iran

US President Donald Trump should stop interfering in the Middle East if he wants the price of oil to stop rising,

Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse in handcuffs after being sentenced in his sexual assault trial on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, US September 25, 2018. Mark Makela/Pool via Reuters

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison

He is convicted of sexually assaulting a woman