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Quader Emphasizes Diplomatic Approach to Myanmar’s Internal Crisis

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Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader emphasized that there is no room for generosity towards a new influx of Rohingyas into Bangladesh amid the ongoing conflict in Myanmar. Speaking at a press briefing in Banani, Quader stated that Bangladesh will not allow Rohingyas to enter again, highlighting that while the country previously opened its borders generously, such generosity is not feasible at present.

He mentioned ongoing talks with China and India and noted that the Myanmar ambassador assured the return of those who fled to Bangladesh due to the conflict. Quader emphasized the need to address the burden of hosting Rohingyas and highlighted the decreased flow of international aid to the community. Regarding BNP leaders’ recent statements, he stated that BNP is disappointed due to its movement failure and election absence, leading them to oppose the government under the banner of opposition.

Earlier, a delegation led by the World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan, Abdoulaye Seck, met with Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader to discuss the progress of various projects. Quader highlighted the government’s implementation of a road safety project, involving around Tk 5,000 crore, aiming to reduce road accidents and minimize damages by June 30, 2028.

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Met Forecasts Showers and Gusty Winds Across the Country

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The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has forecasted rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty winds in various parts of the country over the next 24 hours from 9:00 am today (25 February).

According to a bulletin from the meteorological office, the anticipated precipitation is likely to occur in one or two places across Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, and Sylhet divisions. The rest of the country is expected to experience mainly dry conditions with a temporary partly cloudy sky.

The bulletin also mentioned a slight decrease of (1-2) degrees Celsius in night temperatures, while day temperatures are expected to remain nearly unchanged nationwide.

On Saturday, the maximum temperature reached 31.2 degrees Celsius in Cumilla, Chattogram division. The minimum temperature recorded today is 13.0 degrees Celsius in Tetulia, Rangpur division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours, until 6 am today, was reported at 28 millimeters (mm) in Bogura, Rajshahi division.

In the capital, the sun is set to set at 5:59 pm today and rise at 6:24 am tomorrow.

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Nation to observe Holy Shab-e-Barat Tonight

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The holy night of Shab-e-Barat, known as the night of fortune, will be observed nationwide tonight with profound religious fervor and devotion. The Islamic Foundation (IF) has organized programs at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, including religious sermons (waz) and doa-mahfils.

President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina extended greetings to Muslims worldwide on this occasion. President Shahabuddin highlighted the significance of Shab-e-Barat, emphasizing its role as a night of good fortune, offering opportunities for special grace and forgiveness from Almighty Allah. He urged affluent individuals to assist the distressed and poor, wishing for progress, welfare, and unity for the Muslim Ummah.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina echoed the sentiment, stating that the night brings mercy and blessings for humanity, showcasing Allah’s greatness in forgiving and fulfilling desires. She encouraged dedicating oneself to human welfare and nation-building in line with Shab-e-Barat’s teachings, emphasizing the establishment of Islamic values at personal, social, and national levels while rejecting injustice, violence, and superstition.

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Rainfall Likely in Parts of Bangladesh, says Met

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The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has forecasted rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty winds in various parts of the country in the next 24 hours from 9 am today.

According to a bulletin from the met office, these weather conditions are likely in one or two places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, and Khulna divisions. The rest of the country may experience mainly dry weather with a temporary partly cloudy sky. The bulletin also anticipates a rise in both night and day temperatures by 1-2 degrees Celsius across the country.

On Friday, the maximum temperature recorded in the country was 31.2 degrees Celsius at Teknaf in the Chattogram division, while today’s minimum temperature of 09 degrees Celsius was recorded at Tetulia in the Rangpur division. The sun is expected to set at 5:58 pm today and rise at 6:25 am tomorrow in the capital.

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