Porimol Palma

Porimol Palma

August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021

5 Bangladeshis fly out of Afghanistan

Five Bangladeshis were evacuated from Afghanistan yesterday -- three of them under UN and two under US arrangements -- in a development giving much relief since the Afghanistan fell to the Taliban...

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Migrants Returning from Malaysia: CAAB notice sparks confusion

Many Bangladeshi migrants in Malaysia are now facing uncertainty over their return home as confusion has arisen over a circular of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh.

August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021

It all depends on line they’ll take

Foreign relations analysts fear long-term instability and a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan as the Taliban takes control of the country following the withdrawal of US forces, with its...

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

On edge, 17 Bangladeshis await return

Amid the worsening situation in Afghanistan, where Taliban and Afghan forces have been fighting for the past few weeks in the wake of the US military’s exit, foreigners and locals alike have been...

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Machine-Readable Passports: No explanations yet on 1.5 lakh pending requests

When over 1.5 lakh applications for machine-readable passports are pending for some two months, the authorities have yet to come up with any official explanations about what led to this situation...

August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

MRP Server Exhausts Capacity: Passport delivery stumbles

The passport authorities sat on upgrading the MRP server that had crossed the 30-million limit in early June, causing delay in reissuing passports to tens of thousands of Bangladeshis, mostly...

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

Vaccination of Rohingyas begins on August 10

The government will begin vaccinating around 66,000 Rohingya refugees living in the camps of Cox’s Bazar from August 10.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Bangladeshi Workers in Malaysia: Pandemic puts them in trouble

Abdul Kader Parash lost his income three months ago due to sheer lack of clients at the motor garage he worked for in Kuala Lumpur.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Rohingyas in Bangladesh: No question of their integration with locals

Bangladesh does not want any measures that promote integration of the Rohingyas into the local society.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Rohingya Relocation to Bhasan Char: Govt, UN to sign deal in mid-August

The government and the United Nations are close to finalising a protection policy for the Rohingya management in Bhasan Char, with a deal expected by the middle of next month.