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‘অস্ত্র কেনায় ভারতই পৃথিবীতে এক নম্বর’ শুভজ্যোতি ঘোষ বিবিসি বাংলা, দিল্লি http://www.bbc.com/bengali/news-39039920?ocid=socialflow_facebook ছবির কপিরাইট ROBERTO SCHMIDT Image caption ভারত অস্ত্র কেনার ক্ষেত্রে পৃথিবীর এক নম্বর সুইডেনের একটি গবেষণা প্রতিষ্ঠান বলছে, সমরাস্ত্র কেনার ক্ষেত্রে সারা পৃথিবীতে সব দেশের ওপরে রয়েছে ভারত। স্টকহোমের ইন্টারন্যাশনাল পিস রিসার্চ ইনস্টিটিউটের এক প্রতিবেদেন জানানো হয়েছে, ২০১২ থেকে ২০১৬ সালের মধ্যে পৃথিবীতে […]

Pakistan Army chief asks officers to read book on success of Indian democracy Rezaul H Laskar Hindustan Times, New Delhi File photo of Pakistani Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at the Change of Command ceremony in Rawalpindi after he was appointed to the post last year. (AP)  Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa […]

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The United Nations’ refugee agency has asked Bangladesh to allow it to negotiate with the United States, Canada and some European countries to resettle around 1,000 Rohingya Muslims living in the South Asian nation, a senior official at the agency said. Tens of thousands of Rohingya live in Bangladesh after fleeing Buddhist-majority Myanmar since the […]

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A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 72 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest of a wave of bombings across the South Asian nation this week. Islamic State, the Middle East-based militant group which has a small but increasingly prominent presence in Pakistan, claimed […]

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Myanmar Says Ex-Army Officer Ordered Prominent Lawyer’s Murder By WAI MOEFEB. 15, 2017 The funeral last month in Yangon, Myanmar, for U Ko Ni, a well-known human rights lawyer, who was fatally shot at the Yangon International Airport on Jan. 29. Credit Nyein Chan Naing/European Pressphoto Agency CHIANG MAI, Thailand — A former military officer […]

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February 15, 2017  What’s Stopping the Largest Democracy from Becoming the Greatest?    Dr. S Y Quraishi. Former Chief Election Commissioner of India will be speaking at a gathering of SIPA South Asia Association in Columbia University, New York tonight. India is the largest democracy of the world and Indian election the biggest man-managed event […]

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Jammu: Hoardings ask Rohingya, Bangladeshi Muslims to leave as politics over their presence get heated The politics over the presence of Rohingyas — a persecuted Muslim ethnic group from Myanmar — in Jammu and Kashmir is heating up, as the National Conference and other regional parties have asked the BJP to oust this ethnic minority […]

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You’re more likely to die from air pollution in India than China, study says  By Annie Gowen February 14 at 5:00 AM   Heavy dust and smog envelop a street in New Delhi in November. Pollution levels in the Indian capital skyrocketed that month after Diwali fireworks celebrations. (Harish Tyagi/ EPA) Indians face greater health […]

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A court in Canada has acquitted three business executives of charges that SNC-Lavalin Group Inc staff planned to bribe Bangladesh officials in a bid to win a $50 million contract to supervise the Padma Bridge construction, local media say. Justice Ian Nordheimer of the Ontario Superior Court has thrown out wiretap evidence that formed the […]

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Pope Francis defends right of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims to ‘live their faith’ Pope Francis has issued a strong defence of the right of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims to “live their faith”, and criticised the country’s government for an alleged campaign of persecution. In a stinging attack on the Burmese regime, the Pope said the Rohingyas have […]

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United Nations reports ‘horrors’ inflicted on Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine state Lindsay Murdoch  Soldiers dragged a pregnant woman who was in labour out of her house in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state and smashed her stomach with a stick. “They killed the baby by stomping on it with heavy boots. Then they burned the house,” a 19-year-old woman witness told […]

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The Yangon-bound Rohingya aid ship Nautical Aliya on Tuesday reached Andaman Sea and a Myanmar navy vessel started escorting the ship to the port, according to Malaysian newspaper the Star online. Malaysian foreign ministry on Tuesday requested the Bangladesh government to provide access the ship, with aid meant for Rohingyas in both Myanmar and Bangladesh, […]

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