The Daily Star (Bangladesh)

NEW YORK (The Daily Star/ANN News) - Bangladesh PM urges the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to help resolve Rohingya crisis; OIC asks Myanmar to take Rohingyas back.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Over next five years, Bangladesh to remain top destination for international retailers, says a global survey.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - It is argued that Suu Kyi can do little about the Rakhine crisis and she has to deal carefully around a military that still looms large in the fragile democracy. In other words, whatever powers she has, are not enough to yield results.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - A couple of days ago, UNB reported that Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said some 70,000 women out of the Rohingya people who have taken shelter in Bangladesh in the face of persecution by Myanmar forces in Rakhine State are pregnant.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The UK prime minister's trade envoy for Bangladesh, Ms Rushanara Ali has hinted that the British ban on direct cargo flights from Hazrat Shahjalal Airport may be withdrawn in the foreseeable future. 

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Throughout her speech she has repeatedly talked about achieving "peace, harmony and progress of the country" as a whole and her government's efforts to achieve that peace. 

LONDON (The Daily Star/ANN) - Lazing about in front of the TV is the root cause of a very real and dangerous trend happening in our schools as reading, which is so important especially in early years, is becoming a forgotten and neglected pastime. 

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - A little history of Myanmar, and how communalism works in general, is relevant. The religious nationalism that fuels the ethnic cleansing that is happening today in the Rakhine State is not something that suddenly flared up. 

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - For now, international aid will flow in, journalists will fly in and young activists will donate from their own pockets. Then, when the headlines wane and public fancy shifts, the latest entrants will become like the old Rohingyas: forgotten inside their ghettos.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The Asian Development Bank and Bangladesh signed loan agreements worth $200 million to strengthen urban infrastructure, service delivery and management in municipalities.