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Barrister Harun ur Rashid Bangladesh and India share borders in South Asia, are members of SAARC regional organisation of eight countries and share the mighty Indian Ocean. Both have common history and cultural roots. Both were colonised by the British and they left certain common heritage in the land and among people. Both countries, among […]

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has listed more than 50 suspects involved in terrorism who were allegedly inspired by Zakir Naik’s videos and speeches. Zakir, a Mumbai based Islamic preacher, has recently come under fire for reportedly motivating his followers toward a radical path. The NIA is one of the agencies tasked by […]

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Photographs show the president’s youngest daughter wearing the restaurant’s uniform of blue T-shirt and cap and working at a till. Sasha Obama, daughter of US President Barack Obama, has swapped the comforts of the White House for the counter of a seafood restaurant, US media report. The 15-year-old has taken a summer job serving food […]

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Attackers wearing military uniforms shot dead at least 13 people and wounded 15 on Friday in a busy market area in a town in India’s restive northeastern state of Assam, in an attack blamed by the authorities on a regional separatist group. The gunmen fired indiscriminately and threw hand grenades at the crowded weekly market […]

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The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has given a commitment that $81 million stolen by cyber criminals from the account of Bangladesh Bank in New York and funnelled through bank accounts in Manila would be returned, the Bangladesh ambassador to the Philippines says. A Bangladesh central bank team visiting Manila to recover the money said earlier […]

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Nepal’s new Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal yesterday pledged to unite a country hit by deadly protests over constitutional changes after lawmakers elected the Maoist leader and former guerrilla to head a new government. Dahal, better known by his nom de guerre Prachanda or “the fierce one”, led a decade-long Maoist insurgency before transforming the […]

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An Emirates plane which took off from India’s Thiruvananthapuram crash-landed in Dubai; all passengers safe An Emirates airline flight from India has crash-landed at Dubai International Airport, the Dubai government media office says. Images posted online show thick black smoke coming from the plane. The Dubai government media office said on its Twitter account that […]

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A two-day meeting of the home ministers of SAARC countries is set to begin on Wednesday in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. This meeting aims to find ways to strengthen anti-terrorism mechanisms. The home ministers will discuss issues on nine broad areas at the seventh SAARC Home Ministers’ Meeting apart from reviewing the progress in […]

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Lok Raj Sangathan The Kashmir death toll has been increasing day by day and stands at 49 on 25th July. More than 5000 people have been injured in the protest that has gone on continuously for many days without let up. Curfew continues in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama districts while restrictions will continue in […]

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The home ministers of Saarc nations will bang their heads together to find out a way to strengthen the anti-terrorism mechanism. The officials of the home ministries of the Saarc countries will have a meeting from August 2 to 4 in Pakistan to discuss about the anti-terrorism activities. A senior government official said Pakistan put […]

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Slams Trump vision on final day of DNC Hillary Clinton on Thursday night claimed her place in history as the first woman presidential nominee of a major US party, promising economic opportunity for all and rejecting Donald Trump’s dark vision of America. Pledging to be a president for “all Americans,” the former secretary of state […]

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Indian president Pranab Mukherjee and prime minister Narendra Modi reiterated that Indian government would stay with Bangladesh and provide strong support to help combat terrorism and militancy as Bangladesh’s home minister Asaduzzaman Khan called on them in the Indian capital. Indian president pranab Mukherjee said, ‘We support Dhaka’s zero tolerance policy against terrorism and militancy.’ […]

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