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  • Deportation looms large over Rohingyas in India0

    The Indian government says it is working on a plan to deport thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in the country illegally. They are now being viewed as a security threat. Murali Krishnan reports. At the Rohingya camp in Kalindi Kunj, in eastern Delhi, 35-year-old Zahida Begum is worried. The frail-looking mother of four is uncertain about

  • Kofi Annan-led commission calls on Myanmar to end Rohingya restrictions0

    Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw, right, shakes hands with former UN Secretary General and Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, Kofi Annan. (AAP) Rights groups hailed the report as a milestone for the persecuted Rohingya community because the government of Aung San Suu Kyi has previously vowed to abide by its findings. The western

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  • Kill us here but don’t send us back: Rohingya Muslims appeals to government0

    This conversation of IANS journalist Mohammed Shafeeq with Rohingya Muslims reveals the agony of these refugees who are asked to leave India and go back to Myanmar 18 August Update IANS Hyderabad, Aug 18: This conversation of IANS journalist Mohammed Shafeeq with Rohingya Muslims reveals the agony of these refugees who are asked to leave India and go

  • Godmen, Muslim men, cows and mobs0

    Posted at: Aug 27, 2017 Saba Naqvi Some BJP leaders believe in giving mobs a free run, although their view in the Supreme Court is that there is no absolute personal freedom Not all deras are dens of debauchery Photo: Nitin Mittal The ‘Mighty Party’ that rules the land under ‘Dear Leader’ has in the

  • Myanmar violence: Thousands of Rohingyas enter Bangladesh, more stranded in no man’s land0

      A Myanmar border guard police officers stand guard in Myanmar’s Buthidaung in the northern Rakhine state on July 13. Photograph: (Reuters) WION Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh Aug 27, 2017 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nearly 4,000 to 5,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh between Saturday evening and Sunday morning and have sought shelter at various places including the

  • NASR: Symbolizing Strong Nuclear Deterrence0

    Pakistan’s July 5th flight test of its NASR short-range ballistic missile, with an enhanced range of 60 to 70 kilometers and improved flight maneuverability, has renewed the debate about strategic stability and nuclear weapons in South Asia. The oldest scripts would be back, nevertheless, NASR is a high precision weapon system with the ability of quick

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