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BJP Telangana lawmaker Raja Singh ANI Twitter Account This is not the first time Singh had made a controversial statement Amid the ongoing row over the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft list, a lawmaker from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had stirred controversy over his statement on Rohingya and Bangaldeshi immigrants, NDTV reports. […]

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India bans Islamic channels in Kashmir Move a bid to prevent young Muslims becoming radicalized, govt says Indian soldiers look on from an armored vehicle during a wreath laying ceremony on July 13 at a paramilitary camp in Srinagar for two troopers killed recently by militants. Authorities have banned broadcasts of Islamic news and religious […]

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Damage is seen following an earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia, July 29, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. Lalu Onank/Social Media via Reuters PreviousNext A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday killing 14 people and sending villagers fleeing from their beds into open fields to […]

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Rohingya refugees Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Myanmar acceded to the United Nations convention on the rights of the child in 1991 and is bound to it by law Myanmar violated its obligations to the United Nations child rights convention in its crackdown on the Rohingya that led to an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people […]

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From dusty villages to Delhi, Indians seek people to persecute The lesson of partition does not seem to have been learned  ECONOMIST Print edition | Asia Jul 5th 2018 WHEN the two old friends set off in early June for a day in the country, they had no inkling of what was in store. Abhijit Nath, […]

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Bangladeshi Chakma women walk alongside barbed wire fencing as others sit under makeshift shelters at the Indo Bangladesh fencing area at Karbook, 135 kms south of Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura on August 4, 2013 AFP Possibility of a nascent ICP in Sabroom, near the Feni River that runs along the Bangladesh-India border, […]

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We are all Rohingya’ Tweets WB chief after visiting camps World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Staff Correspondent   Daily Star   3/7/2018 The international community cannot turn its head away from the Rohingya crisis, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said yesterday. “I am extremely humbled and moved by the courage of the #Rohingya. We cannot […]

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Satellite tender 3: Family links raise further questions The Bangladesh government has in the last few days launched the country’s first satellite, named Bangabandhu-1. Back in May 2012, I wrote a series of three articles for the Bangladesh daily newspaper, The New Age about how the whole process started with serious irregularities in the tender process that resulted in […]

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Abijeet Nath, left, and Nilotpal Das, right, stopped to ask for directions when a mob attacked them. — BBC photo Indian police have arrested 16 people after two men became the latest victims of hysteria over WhatsApp rumours of child kidnappers. The men had stopped to ask directions in north-eastern Assam state when they were […]

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The phensedyl affair Or how I spent my Eid in Jessore Fazlur Rahman Raju Someone once told me that phensedyl was being smuggled as commonly as cows from India. I was intrigued, because of the cow comparison. A little digging revealed that it wasn’t as common as cows. Cows WERE the ones smuggling the phensedyl […]

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Bangaldesh invading Myanmar will outbreak a severe conflict in South Asia by Avinash Kumar India has very good diplomatic relation with both of the nations. Since Bangladesh is landlocked from 3 sides by India and a very small part is connected to Myanmar. This will not be easy for Bangladesh to go in all-out war without […]

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  Yaba invasion -1: Hostage to Myanmar Daily Star; Bangladesh May 12, 2018 Inam Ahmed and Shakhawat Liton       It’s called crazy medicine. Produced in Myanmar, the dangerous drug very easily crosses the border and reaches cities, towns and villages of Bangladesh through various channels — sometimes in full knowledge of law enforcers. It […]

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