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By KIRK SEMPLE , Source: NYTimes Samir N. Kapadia seemed to be on the rise in Washington, moving from an internship on Capitol Hill to jobs at a major foundation and a consulting firm. Yet his days, he felt, had become routine. By contrast, friends and relatives in India, his native country, were telling him […]

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  April 13, 2012 Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was detained at a New York airport for over two hours by immigration officials after arriving from India in a private plane with Nita Ambani, to address students at Yale University in New Haven. While Nita, wife of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, and the rest […]

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  Devotees prayed at the annual gathering. By EDWARD WONG DHARAMSALA, India — Hundreds of Tibetans who attended an important Buddhist ceremony in January in India have been detained without charge by Chinese security officers on their return to Tibet, according to family members and friends living in exile in India, international human rights groups […]

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By: Anisur Rahman Khan The management of the Brahmaputra river waters has reportedly been at a standstill for the past two years because of lack of implementation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between Bangladesh and China. Highly placed sources on Tuesday blamed the government’s reluctance in this regard. They alleged that despite repeated […]

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By: Helemul Alam With the summer approaching, the water crisis in some neighbourhoods of the capital has taken a turn for the worse. Residents of Shekhertek, Kazipara, Islampur, Farmgate, Tejkunipara, Nodda, Badda, Karwan Bazar and even such affluent areas as Gulshan have been going through untold sufferings. Humayun Kabir, a resident of Gulshan, said, “The […]

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by Kanak Mani Dixit In December 2011, a new Southasian news portal became available on the web – Khabar South Asia. This could have been a welcome development, given the decades-long campaign to promote Subcontinental regionalism as a means for socio-economic advancement. What was intriguing was the ‘About Us’ button, however, which let on that […]

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        March 28, 2012   By JIM YARDLEY NEW DELHI — With President Hu Jintao of China arriving here for a diplomatic summit meeting, the Indian authorities sought on Wednesday to prevent Tibetans from staging anti-China protests, as paramilitary officers closed down the city’s Tibetan neighborhoods. Tibetan activists said more than 250 […]

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