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Suu Kyi rejects UN Myanmar probe

Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday rejected a decision by the UN’s rights council to investigate allegations of crimes by Myanmar’s security forces against minority Rohingya Muslims. The UN body agreed in March to dispatch a fact-finding mission to the Southeast Asian country over claims of murder, rape and torture in Rakhine state. “We do […]

Sharing Teesta Water: Shrouded Facts And Uncanny Myths   By Observer Research Foundation  By Nilanjan Ghosh Lately, there has been quite a bit of hue and cry over the sharing of the Teesta river water between Bangladesh and India. Bangladesh wants 50 percent of the Teesta waters during the dry season — from December to May. […]

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Bangladesh’s water crisis: A story of gender Climate change is driving an acute water crisis in coastal Bangladesh in which women are bearing most of the strain. 25 Apr 2017  Khadija Rahman grew up Kaliganj district near Dhaka. Since marrying and moving to the southwest coast water shortages and salinity plague her daily life [Neha […]

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Amid Scramble for Influence, China Scoops Up Chevron’s Gas Fields in Bangladesh By Bethany Allen-EbrahimianBethany Allen-Ebrahimian is an assistant editor at Foreign Policy. She spent four years in China before joining Foreign Policy and holds a master’s degree in East Asian studies from Yale University. China looks set to make its first big energy move […]

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Shahid Islam The Korean Peninsula is on the verge of another major war; and it’s as close as lips and teeth. The war under making involves partners and alliances who may all be sucked into a major regional or global conflagration. This perilous prospect will have unleashed many predictable and unpredictable consequences and ramifications for […]

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Muslim man tied to tree, beaten to death for being in love with Hindu woman india Updated: Apr 07, 2017 Sanjoy Dey Hindustan Times, Ranchi The body of Mohammad Shalik in hospital on Thursday. Police said three persons have been arrested for the assault.(HT photo) Villagers in Jharkhand’s Gumla district allegedly tied a 20-year-old Muslim […]

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India: A Promising Tranquility In Northeast – Analysi   By SATP By Ajit Kumar Singh* On April 2, 2017, Security Forces (SFs) killed three militants of the United Kukigram Defence Army (UKDA) in an encounter at Jullian village under the Manza Police Station of Karbi Anglong District in Assam. Another militant was injured during the […]

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Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal chief minister, appears on a talk show to speak about Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to India on April 7-10, 2017 File Photo Yogesh Varshney delivered the outrageous threat while protesting against the chief minister over a police baton-charge on a rally held on Sunday Yogesh Varshney, a leader […]

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ভারতের বাংলাদেশ দখল : ফ্যাক্ট শিট ও নিয়মাবলী ১০ ই এপ্রিল, ২০১৭ রাত ৩:১৮ শেষ কবে আপনি বাংলাদেশের মানচিত্রের দিকে তাকিয়েছেন ? খুব সম্ভবত প্রাইমারি স্কুলে থাকাকালীন। একবার আবার দেখুন। এবার অন্যভাবে । অবাক হবেন । ভারত আর বাংলাদেশের মানচিত্রে দুটি চিকেন নেক বা সুক্ষ রেখা আছে যার একটি শিলিগুড়িতে আর একটি বাংলাদেশের চট্টগ্রামের ফেনীতে […]

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 Minar Rashid প্রতিবেশির ধ্বংস চাই না , সুমতি চাই ================ তিস্তা চুক্তির প্রতি আশাবাদ রেখেই প্রতিরক্ষা চুক্তিটি হয়ে গেল ! অর্থাৎ “আরেকবার আসিলে আস্ত ডিমের পুরো অমলেটটিই খেয়ে যেতে হবে” এই আশ্বাসেই নিজের চৌদ্দ আনার পুরা কবুতরটাই দিয়ে এসেছেন । এখন সবাই তাকিয়ে আছেন বিএনপির দিকে । ২০০৮ সালের নির্বাচনের আগে তারা মানুষকে বলেছিল , […]

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Bangladesh-India joint statement pledges to take relations to new height Staff Correspondent | Published: 23:13, Apr 08,2017 Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi before their talks at Hyderabad house in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI/ AP photo   Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi issued […]

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