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  • ‘India should give more than it takes’0

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    • November 12, 2019

    Mizanur Rahman Khan | Prothom Alo Nov 12, 2019     Shashi Tharoor is an Indian author. He is also a politician and a career diplomat. During the Congress-led UPA government rule (2004–2014), Tharoor served as the state minister for external affairs (2009–2010) and human resource development minister (2012–2014). He is currently a member of

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  • Nepal keen to turn ties with Bangladesh into ‘economic partnership’0

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    • November 12, 2019

    UNB . Kathmandu | Prothom Alo Nov 12, 2019 Nepal is keen to turn the existing relationship with Bangladesh into ‘economic partnership’, said its foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Tuesday. He said this with the remarks when he met Bangladesh president Abdul Hamid at hotel Marriott Kathmandu. President’s press secretary Joynal Abedin briefed newsmen

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  • Assam NRC: Workers building camps for ‘illegal migrants’ may end up there0

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    • September 9, 2019

    Reuters . Goalpara | Sep 09, 2019 Across a river in a remote part of India’s northeast, labourers have cleared dense forest in an area equivalent to about seven soccer fields and are building the first mass detention centre for illegal immigrants. The camp in the lush, tea-growing state of Assam is intended for at

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  • General Ershad: Politics and the master opportunist0

    Kamal Ahmed | Prothom Alo Jul 25, 2019 Several of my friends reminded me, after 14 July, that one shouldn’t speak ill of the dead. But it is not as if they held back their criticism of Mir Jafar or Hilter. In fact, Mir Jafar’s name is considered to be a synonym for betrayal. And

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  • Bangladesh govt condemns Priya Saha’s allegation to Trump0

    Jul 20, 2019 Prothom Alo State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam on Friday strongly condemned the allegation made by a Bangladeshi to US president Donald Trump saying that the government will look into it why Priyabala Saha did so. “I’d answered questions of various countries and NGOs both from home and abroad related

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  • UN investigator finds US sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate0

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur/Dhaka, Bangladesh | Jul 19, 2019   Prothom Alo Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar’s military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, UN special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday. The United States banned Myanmar military Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, three other

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  • Bangladesh highlights UN’s failure to prevent atrocities in Rakhine0

    Prothom Alo English Desk | Jun 29, 2019 The Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh ambassador Masud Bin Momen has highlighted the United Nation’s systematic failure to prevent atrocities in Rakhine state of Myanmar, reports UNB. He referred to the recent report on ‘Independent inquiry into the involvement of the UN in Myanmar from 2010 to

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  • Bangladeshi deposits in Swiss banks rise by 29pc0

    Sujay Mahajan, Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jun 28, 2019  Deposits by Bangladeshi nationals in Swiss banks have increased by nearly 29 per cent or Tk 12 billion in the election year 2018, revealed the annual report ‘Banks in Switzerland-2018’ released by Switzerland’s central bank Swiss National Bank (SNB) on Thursday. According to the report, the

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  • ‘Facebook, YouTube used to indoctrinate Sri Lanka bombers’0

    AFP . Colombo | May 05, 2019 While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to sacrifice themselves, Muslim community leaders say. Christians and foreign tourists were badly hit in the

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  • Conflict brews in Sri Lankan politics again0

    M Sakhawat Hossain | Prothom Alo Apr 25, 2019    After a ten-year hiatus of peace, violence has struck once again in the geopolitically important South Asian island state of Sri Lanka. On Easter Sunday, 21 April, three churches and three five-star hotels of Colombo and adjacent areas came under devastating terrorist attacks, the death

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  • Bangladesh: No public confidence in election0

    M Sakhawat Hossain | Prothom Alo   Mar 01, 2019   Neither the turnout at this election nor the winner surprised me in the least. It was inevitable. It was a manifestation of the people’s loss of confidence in the election commission. No matter what the election commission may claim, media reports reveal that most of the

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  • Assam’s Bangladesh-phobia is a political product0

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    • February 6, 2019

    Altaf Parvez | Feb 03, 2019 Srinivas Kumar Sinha, the retired general of the Indian army, was governor of Assam for six years from 1997. It was then that the state’s ethnic crisis was given a Bangladesh twist. He sent a 42-page letter to the Indian president KR Narayan in November 1998, asking for ‘illegal Muslim Bangladeshis’

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  • Bangladesh elections: Some election observers now ‘regret involvement’0

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    • January 22, 2019

    Reuters . Dhaka | Prothom ALo  Jan 22, 2019 A top official at an observer group that monitored Bangladesh’s election, as well as one of its foreign volunteers, have said they regret participating in the process, casting doubt on the credibility of a vote won overwhelmingly by prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling alliance. The president of the

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  • Bangladesh elections: Ballot stuffed in 33 out of 50 constituencies at night before voting day: TIB0

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    • January 17, 2019

    Prothom Alo Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Jan 15, 2019 Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found evidences of vote rgging in 47 out of 50 constituencies the anti-corruption watchdog monitored during the holding of 30 December parliamentary polls. TIB has observed that the law enforcement and the administration had collaborated with the process through participation or silence.

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