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Nearly 300 Ashrayan houses were damaged with hammers and shovels: PM

Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of India, sharply criticised those who have destroyed Ashrayan Project-2 houses for landless people. She said that "in different places, some people damaged almost 300 houses with shovels and hammers, and the media captured pictures of those houses." This was said by the Prime Minister at a meeting held at Gono Bhaban, her official residence. "The houses were built for the poor. Some people are so bad that they have damaged the houses. "How could they do this?" She wondered. According to the Prime Minister, there was corruption at nine locations under the Ashrayan Project-2. Hasina stated that 1,50,000 homes have been built by the government and were handed to the poor during Mujib Borsho. "A quarter of those with vested interests intentionally spread lies about corruption in relation to the houses. She said that some houses were damaged by landslides caused by heavy rains. She stated that the government is moving forward desp

18 Bangladeshi migrants back from Lebanon

After the International Organisation for Migration in close coordination with the governments in Bangladesh and Lebanon, 18 Bangladeshi migrants were able to return to Dhaka from Beirut on Saturday. According to a press release, all migrants were subject to health checks prior their departure. They also received pre-departure assistance and counselling services. The statement stated that returnees were also provided with post-arrival assistance in Bangladesh and will be receiving reintegration support. It stated that the movement was part of a coordinated effort by the Bali Process through its Voluntary Returns Support and Integration Assistance Program and IOM's Cooperation on Migration and Partnerships for Sustainable Solutions initiative, which is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to support and protect stranded immigrants, especially against human trafficking and slavery. Nearly half of the stranded migrants in Lebanon, according to an IOM survey, wan