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Bangladesh sends second batch of Rohingya refugees to isolated island despite opposition from rights groups
World

Bangladesh sends second batch of Rohingya refugees to isolated island despite opposition from rights groups

Authorities say refugees were selected for relocation based on their willingness, and that no pressure was applied on them. But several human rights and activist groups say some refugees have been forced to go to the Bhasan Char island (edited)

As blood of minorities flows from Pakistan to Bangladesh, CAA needs to roll out soon
Politics

As blood of minorities flows from Pakistan to Bangladesh, CAA needs to roll out soon

A compelling reason for the Centre to roll out the CAA is that the utterly disparaging fate of minorities in neighbouring Islamic nations continues in 2020

CWI says West Indies could play two Tests instead of three during next year's Bangladesh tour
First Cricket News

CWI says West Indies could play two Tests instead of three during next year's Bangladesh tour

While Bangladesh is yet to play any international cricket since March, West Indies were one of the first to resume post the COVID-19 break when it toured England in July.

In Cyclone Amphan-affected Sundarbans, COVID-19 lockdown adds to woes as villagers struggle to migrate to cities in search for work
World

In Cyclone Amphan-affected Sundarbans, COVID-19 lockdown adds to woes as villagers struggle to migrate to cities in search for work

Cyclone Amphan's impact was devastating for the millions who live in the Sundarbans. Mud homes were swept away, embankments were destroyed and farms were inundated by saline water that made them unfit for cultivation.

Assam likely to conduct survey to segregate state’s indigenous Muslims from those of Bangladeshi origin, aims to begin exercise next fiscal
India

Assam likely to conduct survey to segregate state’s indigenous Muslims from those of Bangladeshi origin, aims to begin exercise next fiscal

Assam is likely to conduct an exercise to identify the state's indigenous Muslim population and segregate them from illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, even as doubts over the accuracy of the NRC are yet to be addressed

Meghalaya police arrests 14 foreigners, most with Nigerian passports, illegally crossing over into India through Bangladesh
India

Meghalaya police arrests 14 foreigners, most with Nigerian passports, illegally crossing over into India through Bangladesh

As many as 14 foreign nationals, 12 of whom are from Nigeria, have been arrested in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district for entering the country illegally via Bangladesh during the last four days, police said Tuesday

Final NRC list published in Assam: As Sarbananda Sonowal tries to quell panic, document draws criticism across political lines
India

Final NRC list published in Assam: As Sarbananda Sonowal tries to quell panic, document draws criticism across political lines

The final and conclusive draft of the long-awaited and contentious Assam NRC, which set out to identify bonafide Indian citizens in the state through a Supreme Court-monitored process, was published on Saturday

NIA, IB find two bombs in drain near Bengaluru hours after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operative's arrest
India

NIA, IB find two bombs in drain near Bengaluru hours after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operative's arrest

Hours after a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative was arrested, the National Investigation Agency and Intelligence Bureau Wednesday found two 'live' bombs hidden in a stormwater drain in Ramanagar district

Illegal arms manufacturers and the continuing threat to India’s internal security: An explainer
India

Illegal arms manufacturers and the continuing threat to India’s internal security: An explainer

India is increasingly facing internal security threats from the illegal arms manufacturers because the inflow of weapons to neighbouring Bangladesh and Myanmar have come down considerably after the border security was beefed up

A video game glorifies Bangladesh's Liberation War: But is that all it does?
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A video game glorifies Bangladesh's Liberation War: But is that all it does?

A video game series — Heroes of 71, and its sequels — based on Bangladesh's war of liberation, has proven to be very popular with the young generation, highlighting patriotic sentiments and the historic past. But is there another side to the story?

Rohingya crisis: Sheikh Hasina at UNGA to demand more pressure on Myanmar as conditions worsen
World

Rohingya crisis: Sheikh Hasina at UNGA to demand more pressure on Myanmar as conditions worsen

Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina headed for the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday to plead for global help coping with the Rohingya crisis.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Steve Smith's captaincy, fatigue and pay dispute behind Australia's early exit
First Cricket News

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Steve Smith's captaincy, fatigue and pay dispute behind Australia's early exit

Australia’s fortunes at Champions Trophy 2017 resembled their 2013 campaign. Only this time around, Joe Root survived the night after England’s victory without a nasty black eye.

Singapore jails 4 Bangladeshi nationals for Islamic State terror financing
World

Singapore jails 4 Bangladeshi nationals for Islamic State terror financing

Four Bangladeshi nationals were on Tuesday sentenced in Singapore to up to five years in prison for raising money for the dreaded Islamic State terror group

Mizoram govt hands over gold robbery case to CBI
India

Mizoram govt hands over gold robbery case to CBI

The Home Minister has said, SIT officials did a commendable job by arresting 13 accused, including Colonel Singh, in connection with the gold robbery case

Why lose the 'mauka'! ICC admits to lobbying for India-Pakistan clash
First Cricket News

Why lose the 'mauka'! ICC admits to lobbying for India-Pakistan clash

India will begin the defence of their ICC Champions Trophy title against arch-rivals Pakistan at next year's tournament in England and Wales.

Virat Kohli or MS Dhoni? Why India shouldn't rush the decision on captaincy
First Cricket News

Virat Kohli or MS Dhoni? Why India shouldn't rush the decision on captaincy

Ravi Shastri caused a furore in the media on Tuesday when he said that Virat Kohli should lead India in all three formats, putting the future of MS Dhoni in question

Hindu tailor hacked to death by unidentified men in Bangladesh
World

Hindu tailor hacked to death by unidentified men in Bangladesh

A Hindu tailor was hacked to death by unidentified men near his workplace on Saturday in north Bangladesh

World T20: Khawaja, poor fielding hurt Bangladesh's semi-final hopes as Australia register first win
Sports

World T20: Khawaja, poor fielding hurt Bangladesh's semi-final hopes as Australia register first win

In-from opening batsman Usman Khawaja struck an impressive half century as Australia overcame a mighty scare due to a middle-order batting collapse to eventually beat Bangladesh by three wickets and bounce back in their World Twenty20 campaign in Bangalore on Monday.

Courage personified: Hours after Martin Crowe’s death, brother Jeff officiates India-UAE at Asia Cup
Sports

Courage personified: Hours after Martin Crowe’s death, brother Jeff officiates India-UAE at Asia Cup

Perhaps the most touching tribute for Martin Crowe came from his elder brother Jeff Crowe who decided to continue his duties as the ICC match referee, merely hours after the death of his brother, in the Asia Cup match between India and UAE.

‘Didn’t want him to look for too many runs too soon’: Dhoni wants Dhawan to spend time on crease
First Cricket News

‘Didn’t want him to look for too many runs too soon’: Dhoni wants Dhawan to spend time on crease

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said that he is happy to find Shikhar Dhawan play 20 deliveries and was not looking at the amount of runs that the opener scores