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Most international migrants are from India, no. of migrants into India declined from 1990s

While the government builds up a campaign against foreign migrants and refugees here, the irony is it is India that tops the world as...

Amit Shah to launch fifth International Ramayana Festival in New Delhi

Home Minister Amit Shah is set to inaugurate the fifth International Ramayana festival to be organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)...
NRC final list out, over 19 lakh excluded; Assam minister Sarma not satisfied

NRC final list out, over 19 lakh excluded; Assam minister Sarma not satisfied

Over 19 lakh of the 3.29 crore applicants in Assam were left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) published today (Saturday,...

Remove ‘Virgin’ from Marriage Certificates: Bangladesh Top Court orders

 Bangladesh’s top court on Sunday (August 25) directed the Government to remove the word ‘Virgin’ from Muslim marriage certificates which is a landmark verdict...
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

 65 migrants from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka were found by federal police in the port city of Veracruz, according to Mexican authorities.  The federal Public...

US urges India-Pakistan to maintain calm, UN urges restraint; Other international reactions

While India’s move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status evoked sharp reaction in Pakistan which insists on its hackneyed approach of treating Kashmir...
In 10 years, over 10 times rise in number of Indians seeking asylum as they feel threatened

In 10 years, over 10 times rise in number of Indians seeking asylum as...

In 10 years from 2008-2018, there was a more than 10 times rise in number of Indian people seeking asylum in other countries as...
BIMSTEC nation heads invited to Modi’s swearing-in, Pakistan plays down being left out

BIMSTEC nation heads invited to Modi’s swearing-in, Pakistan plays down being left out

Signalling a change in its approach, India has invited BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries, as well as...

Cyclone Fani likely to intensify Into ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ today

Cyclone Fani, which is inching closer to the coasts of north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh, is likely to intensify into a ‘severe...
At least 19 killed, 65 injured and many trapped in fire at a multi-storey building: Dhaka

At least 19 killed, 65 injured and many trapped in fire at a multi-storey...

At least 19 people died in a massive fire broke out at a high-rise office building in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka. Fire officials...
In Bangladesh, mother gave birth to twins, 26 days after delivering her first baby

In Bangladesh, mother gave birth to twins, 26 days after delivering her first baby

A Bangladeshi mother has stunned doctors by giving birth to healthy twins 26 days after a first child was born prematurely. Arifa Sultana, 20, gave...
Major fire at chemical warehouse, 69 people dead in Dhaka

Major fire at chemical warehouse, 69 people dead in Dhaka

At least 69 people have died in a huge blaze that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part...
Dhaka Court Sentences 19 to Death For 2004 Attack On Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka Court Sentences 19 to Death For 2004 Attack On Sheikh Hasina

In a swift move, a Dhaka court has pronounced death penalty to 19 persons, including two former ministers and sentenced a top opposition leader...
“Citizenship issue has been raked up for votebank politics”

“Citizenship issue has been raked up for votebank politics”

Panellists feel that dealing with illegal migrants is a humanitarian crisis; issue raked up due to nearing of elections In an address cut short by...
Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh has sounded the first official call to induct India and other countries with large Muslim populations as observers to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)...
Rajinder Khanna (second from left) with Union home minister Rajnath Singh (File photo, courtesy PIB).

Rajinder Khanna, former R&AW chief and Pak expert is new Dy NSA

With a belligerent Pakistan continuing its support to state and non-state actors for perpetrating terror on Indian soil, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA...
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Indian Army ready to foil any mischief at the border: Lt Gen Abhay Krishna

GOC-in-C of Eastern Command said that the army is totally geared up to face any situation Clearly stating that the Indian Army is in...
DANCE OF THE DEVOUT: Whirling dervishes perform a "sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 744th anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, at Galata Mevlevi Temple in Istanbul, Turkey, Reuters/UNI

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Trump asks Congress to enact immigration reforms to avoid future terror attacks

IS inspired Bangladeshi origin suspect arrested In a swift reaction to an attempted terror attack in New York, US President Donald Trump has, on Monday,...
Rohingya exodus: Myanmar signs repatriation pact with Bangladesh

Rohingya exodus: Myanmar signs repatriation pact with Bangladesh

Over 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since the army began an ethnic cleansing drive in August; repatriation to begin in two...
INHERITANCE OF LOSS: A Rohingya refugee girl is weighed at the emergency nutrition treatment centre in Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

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Faced with refugee influx, Bangladesh plans Rohingya sterilisation

Faced with refugee influx, Bangladesh plans Rohingya sterilisation

File photo of Rohingya refugees fixing damaged roofs of their huts at a makeshift refugee camp near Cox's Bazaar. Photo credit: KUOW Over 600,000 Rohingya...
India’s rank at Global Hunger Index lower than Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar

India’s rank at Global Hunger Index lower than Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar

Other than India, only three other countries, Djibouti, Sri Lanka and South Sudan have more than 20% of their children wasted. Depicting the country’s high...
BLAST OFF: An H-2A rocket carrying Japan's fourth and final quasi-zenith satellite, the Michibiki No. 4, lifts off from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, Kyodo/Reuters/UNI

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Rohingya crisis: Solution must be found in Myanmar, says Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Foreign Secretary stated that since Myanmar created the problem, it’s only them who can find a solution to it. Over-burdened with over half...
Under attack for violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar Army blames Rohingya Muslims for killing 28 Hindus

Under attack for violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar Army blames Rohingya Muslims for killing...

Meanwhile, UN clinicians in Bangladesh say injuries on dozens of Rohingya refugee women consistent with violent sexual assault wounds At a time when the global...
Bangladesh imposes telecommunication blackout on Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh imposes telecommunication blackout on Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh government has threatened four major mobile phone operators  not to provide services to Rohingya refugees. Amid escalating trouble for the immigrated Rohingya Muslims from...
UN Chief Asks Myanmar to Stop Military Campaign Against Rohingya Muslims

UN Chief Asks Myanmar to Stop Military Campaign Against Rohingya Muslims

Less than 20 hours after Peace Prize laureate and Myanmar’s Counselor Secretary Aung Saan Suu Kyi cancelled her participation at UN General Assembly later...
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BOOM SHAKALA: An artiste performs the Theechamundi Theyyam, a ritual fire dance of Malabar, on burning embers as per tradition in Lavanyam 2017 as part of Onam celebrations at Fort Kochi, UNI

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Rohingya

Almost 90,000 Rohingya Muslims Take Refuge in Bangladesh

In a bid to save their lives, nearly 90,000 Rohingya Muslims, including women, children and elderly have fled Myanmar and reached Bangladesh during last...
RED BRIGADE: Devotees carry clay water pots as they take part in a procession marking the end of Jhule Lal Chaliha, a 40-day-long fasting festival of the Sindhi community, in Ahmedabad, Reuters/UNI

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Mamata Banerjee

Mamata alleges Modi’s “diplomatic failure” for Bengal sufferings

Raises questions on functioning of secret agencies In a rare aggressive posture by a Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has blamed that West Bengal has “suffered”...
Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Netanyahu will be with Modi almost throughout the visit, says Israeli envoy Next week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will create history by visiting Israel, first...

'Bangladesh' - 35 News Results

Most international migrants are from India, no. of migrants into India declined from 1990s

While the government builds up a campaign against foreign migrants and refugees here, the irony is it is India that tops the world as...

Amit Shah to launch fifth International Ramayana Festival in New Delhi

Home Minister Amit Shah is set to inaugurate the fifth International Ramayana festival to be organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)...
NRC final list out, over 19 lakh excluded; Assam minister Sarma not satisfied

NRC final list out, over 19 lakh excluded; Assam minister Sarma not satisfied

Over 19 lakh of the 3.29 crore applicants in Assam were left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) published today (Saturday,...

Remove ‘Virgin’ from Marriage Certificates: Bangladesh Top Court orders

 Bangladesh’s top court on Sunday (August 25) directed the Government to remove the word ‘Virgin’ from Muslim marriage certificates which is a landmark verdict...
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

 65 migrants from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka were found by federal police in the port city of Veracruz, according to Mexican authorities.  The federal Public...

US urges India-Pakistan to maintain calm, UN urges restraint; Other international reactions

While India’s move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status evoked sharp reaction in Pakistan which insists on its hackneyed approach of treating Kashmir...
In 10 years, over 10 times rise in number of Indians seeking asylum as they feel threatened

In 10 years, over 10 times rise in number of Indians seeking asylum as...

In 10 years from 2008-2018, there was a more than 10 times rise in number of Indian people seeking asylum in other countries as...
BIMSTEC nation heads invited to Modi’s swearing-in, Pakistan plays down being left out

BIMSTEC nation heads invited to Modi’s swearing-in, Pakistan plays down being left out

Signalling a change in its approach, India has invited BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries, as well as...

Cyclone Fani likely to intensify Into ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ today

Cyclone Fani, which is inching closer to the coasts of north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh, is likely to intensify into a ‘severe...
At least 19 killed, 65 injured and many trapped in fire at a multi-storey building: Dhaka

At least 19 killed, 65 injured and many trapped in fire at a multi-storey...

At least 19 people died in a massive fire broke out at a high-rise office building in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka. Fire officials...
In Bangladesh, mother gave birth to twins, 26 days after delivering her first baby

In Bangladesh, mother gave birth to twins, 26 days after delivering her first baby

A Bangladeshi mother has stunned doctors by giving birth to healthy twins 26 days after a first child was born prematurely. Arifa Sultana, 20, gave...
Major fire at chemical warehouse, 69 people dead in Dhaka

Major fire at chemical warehouse, 69 people dead in Dhaka

At least 69 people have died in a huge blaze that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part...
Dhaka Court Sentences 19 to Death For 2004 Attack On Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka Court Sentences 19 to Death For 2004 Attack On Sheikh Hasina

In a swift move, a Dhaka court has pronounced death penalty to 19 persons, including two former ministers and sentenced a top opposition leader...
“Citizenship issue has been raked up for votebank politics”

“Citizenship issue has been raked up for votebank politics”

Panellists feel that dealing with illegal migrants is a humanitarian crisis; issue raked up due to nearing of elections In an address cut short by...
Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh has sounded the first official call to induct India and other countries with large Muslim populations as observers to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)...
Rajinder Khanna (second from left) with Union home minister Rajnath Singh (File photo, courtesy PIB).

Rajinder Khanna, former R&AW chief and Pak expert is new Dy NSA

With a belligerent Pakistan continuing its support to state and non-state actors for perpetrating terror on Indian soil, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA...
FIRST FAMILY: Workers put up a billboard with the image of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and Vice-President and First Lady Rosario Murillo in Managua, Nicaragua, Reuters/UNI

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Indian Army ready to foil any mischief at the border: Lt Gen Abhay Krishna

GOC-in-C of Eastern Command said that the army is totally geared up to face any situation Clearly stating that the Indian Army is in...
DANCE OF THE DEVOUT: Whirling dervishes perform a "sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 744th anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, at Galata Mevlevi Temple in Istanbul, Turkey, Reuters/UNI

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new-york

Trump asks Congress to enact immigration reforms to avoid future terror attacks

IS inspired Bangladeshi origin suspect arrested In a swift reaction to an attempted terror attack in New York, US President Donald Trump has, on Monday,...
Rohingya exodus: Myanmar signs repatriation pact with Bangladesh

Rohingya exodus: Myanmar signs repatriation pact with Bangladesh

Over 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since the army began an ethnic cleansing drive in August; repatriation to begin in two...
INHERITANCE OF LOSS: A Rohingya refugee girl is weighed at the emergency nutrition treatment centre in Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

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Faced with refugee influx, Bangladesh plans Rohingya sterilisation

Faced with refugee influx, Bangladesh plans Rohingya sterilisation

File photo of Rohingya refugees fixing damaged roofs of their huts at a makeshift refugee camp near Cox's Bazaar. Photo credit: KUOW Over 600,000 Rohingya...
India’s rank at Global Hunger Index lower than Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar

India’s rank at Global Hunger Index lower than Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar

Other than India, only three other countries, Djibouti, Sri Lanka and South Sudan have more than 20% of their children wasted. Depicting the country’s high...
BLAST OFF: An H-2A rocket carrying Japan's fourth and final quasi-zenith satellite, the Michibiki No. 4, lifts off from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, Kyodo/Reuters/UNI

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Bangladesh

Rohingya crisis: Solution must be found in Myanmar, says Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Foreign Secretary stated that since Myanmar created the problem, it’s only them who can find a solution to it. Over-burdened with over half...
Under attack for violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar Army blames Rohingya Muslims for killing 28 Hindus

Under attack for violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar Army blames Rohingya Muslims for killing...

Meanwhile, UN clinicians in Bangladesh say injuries on dozens of Rohingya refugee women consistent with violent sexual assault wounds At a time when the global...
Bangladesh imposes telecommunication blackout on Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh imposes telecommunication blackout on Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh government has threatened four major mobile phone operators  not to provide services to Rohingya refugees. Amid escalating trouble for the immigrated Rohingya Muslims from...
UN Chief Asks Myanmar to Stop Military Campaign Against Rohingya Muslims

UN Chief Asks Myanmar to Stop Military Campaign Against Rohingya Muslims

Less than 20 hours after Peace Prize laureate and Myanmar’s Counselor Secretary Aung Saan Suu Kyi cancelled her participation at UN General Assembly later...
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BOOM SHAKALA: An artiste performs the Theechamundi Theyyam, a ritual fire dance of Malabar, on burning embers as per tradition in Lavanyam 2017 as part of Onam celebrations at Fort Kochi, UNI

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Rohingya

Almost 90,000 Rohingya Muslims Take Refuge in Bangladesh

In a bid to save their lives, nearly 90,000 Rohingya Muslims, including women, children and elderly have fled Myanmar and reached Bangladesh during last...
RED BRIGADE: Devotees carry clay water pots as they take part in a procession marking the end of Jhule Lal Chaliha, a 40-day-long fasting festival of the Sindhi community, in Ahmedabad, Reuters/UNI

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Mamata Banerjee

Mamata alleges Modi’s “diplomatic failure” for Bengal sufferings

Raises questions on functioning of secret agencies In a rare aggressive posture by a Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has blamed that West Bengal has “suffered”...
Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Netanyahu will be with Modi almost throughout the visit, says Israeli envoy Next week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will create history by visiting Israel, first...

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