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Rakhine killed Myanmar police open fire Riot Yangon

7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot’ Yangon

7 ethnic Rakhine killed. Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists as they tried to seize a government office, in unrest that left seven dead and injured around a dozen more, police said.Several thousand Buddhist protesters had gathered yesterday for a ceremony in Mrauk U, an ancient temple complex that has

Sabbir Rahman fined

Sabbir Rahman fined, loses BCB central contract

Sabbir Rahman fined: Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has been stripped of his central contract for assaulting a young fan who taunted him during a match last month. The 26-year-old was also slapped with a six-month ban from the domestic game and a fine of two million taka ($24,000) over the incident, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president

800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

The number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 800,000 since 2000 and now stands at 3.1 million, a UN report said. In 2000, there were 3.9 million migrants from Bangladesh living in India, according to the 2017 International Migration Report released here on Monday. It said that the number of migrants from all countries

40 more Rohingya villages burnt in Myanmar: Report

Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 18, The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday reported the burning of 40 additional Rohingya villages in Myanmar in a military campaign, which has led more than 655,000 people of this Muslim minority community to flee to Bangladesh. The HRW used satellite images to identify the new incidents, recorded between October

Rohingya crisis: Red Cross faced with ‘real challenge’

New Delhi, Dec 9, The Red Cross is faced with a “real challenge” following the Rohingya refugee crisis triggered by violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, a senior official of the international humanitarian organisation has said.”The specificity of the situation is that only the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement is allowed to work in Rakhine

SC adjourns Rohingya deportation case to January 31

SC adjourns Rohingya deportation case: The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted all petitions relating to deportation of Muslim Rohingya refugees for detailed hearing on January 31. The Rohingya immigrants, who fled to India after violence in the Western Rakhine state of Myanmar, have settled in Jammu and Kashmir, Hyderabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan. Prime

Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Dec 1 : Pope Francis, who is on a three-day visit to Bangladesh, celebrated a Holy Mass, a prayer service on Friday at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka. According to The Daily Star, the Holy Mass was attended by more than 80,000 people from around the country. As per the report, a total of

Bandhan Express

Bandhan Express : First commercial run between Kolkata and Khulna today

Thursday morning witnessed the first commercial service of newly-inaugurated Bandhan Express service between Kolkata and Khulna from Kolkata Railway Station. On 9th November Narendra Modi, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee jointly flagged off  Kolkata-Khulna train through a video conference.From today onwards the fully air-conditioned weekly passenger train service will run

53 detained over attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov 11, The Bangladesh police have detained 53 people in connection with arson attacks on the homes of Hindus over a rumoured Facebook post by a local “insulting religion”. More than 30 homes belonging to Hindu families in Rangpur’s Thakurbari village were ransacked and looted before being set on fire by a mob on

Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise

Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise begins in Meghalaya

Shillong, Nov 7, Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise begins in Meghalaya : The Indian Army and its Bangladesh counterpart have begun their week-long joint training exercise at the Joint Warfare Centre in Umroi cantonment of Meghalaya.The Indo-Bangladesh exercise, the seventh such joint training exercise, is held alternately in India and Bangladesh every year to build and

Rohingya population

Bangladesh eyes sterilisation to curb Rohingya population

Palongkhali (Bangladesh), Oct 28, Rohingya population : Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilization in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where nearly a million refugees are fighting for space, after efforts to encourage birth control failed. More than 600,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in neighboring Myanmar in August triggered an exodus,

Bangladesh gets priority among all neighbours: Sushma

Dhaka, Oct 23 : Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that Bangladesh gets priority among all of India’s neighbours and bilateral ties were moving ahead at a fast pace. She also laid emphasis on investing in youth saying they are the future leaders of the two nations.She was addressing a programme after

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India, Bangladesh review bilateral ties

India, Bangladesh review bilateral ties

Dhaka, Oct 22, India Bangladesh review bilateral ties. Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Sunday co-chaired the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee meeting here. They “reviewed various aspects of bilateral relations”, the Indian High Commission here tweeted.Sushma Swaraj’s visit comes amid the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh.

Rohingya crisis: Can India play a role?- Daily Post India

Rohingya crisis: Can India play a role?

Rohingya crisis: As Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s begins her visit to Bangladesh, experts are of the view that it is high time India mediated to find a solution to the burning Rohingya refugee crisis. “I am optimistic (about Sushma Swaraj’s visit) as India enjoys cordial relations with Myanmar and has cooperative and friendly

UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state

UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state

About 340,000 Rohingya children are reportedly living in squalid conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, where they don’t get enough food, clean water or healthcare. The Daily Times quoted a United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) statement, as saying on Friday that most of these children are still traumatised by the atrocities they witnessed in neighbouring

Wild elephants kill four Rohingya in Bangladesh camp

Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh), Oct 14 Wild elephants killed four Rohingya refugees including three children as they were building a shack on forest land in southern Bangladesh today, police said. The incident occurred at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar district, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have set up makeshift shelters since fleeing violence across the

12 Rohingya migrants killed

12 Rohingya migrants killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

12 Rohingya migrants killed: At least 12 Rohingya migrants were killed after a boat carrying them capsized off the coast of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, police said on Monday. “The bodies of 10 children, one man and one woman have been recovered,” Xinhua news agency quoted a senior police official as saying. He said the accident took

Myanmar offers to ‘take back’ Rohingyas

Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Myanmar on Monday proposed to take back the half a million Rohingya refugee who have fled into Bangladesh, a media report said. Kyaw Tint Swe, a Minister in the office of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, offered to take back the Rohingyas after talks with Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.H.

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Rohingya crisis: India sends 700 tonnes of relief material to Bangladesh

Rohingya crisis: India sends 700 tonnes of relief material to