Rights group condemns high number of custodial deaths in India - Weekly Blitz

Weekly Blitz 1st Jul, 2019 04:41 PM

Vijaya Laxmi Tripura. An organization named 'Campaign Against Torture in India' has called upon to ratify the United NGO Campaign Against Torture (UNCAT).

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Canada an emerging study destination - The News International

The News International 17th Sep, 2019 05:20 AM

When it comes to popular study destinations Canada has recently climbed on the top of the world as 3rd favourite study destinations followed by USA and UK.

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Hollongi airport work to start soon: CS - The Arunachal Times

The Arunachal Times 17th Sep, 2019 02:31 AM

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sep 16: Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Monday said work for developing the greenfield airport in Hollongi will start soon.

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ACC arrests Jubo League leader in Bandarban - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 16th Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested a Jubo League leader of Bandarban on charge of swindling Tk 50 lakh out of Agrani Bank Ltd. “We ...

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Arunachal: Create CO at Khatan to ensure peace in the area- Villa…

Arunachal24 16th Sep, 2019 07:42 PM

Villagers of Khatan and Tilongkiong thanked security forces for arresting most wanted criminal of the area and urge govt. to set up circle office to ensure peace.

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Vaping ban in India: Health experts support; tobacco farmers and …

Down To Earth Magazine 16th Sep, 2019 07:26 PM

Tobacco merchants appeal to the Cabinet to reconsider the draft ordinance intended to ban e-cigarettes.

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A tale of two airports - The Arunachal Times

The Arunachal Times 16th Sep, 2019 01:17 AM

It is disheartening to know that no airline is ready to start operation from the newly constructed Tezu airport in Lohit district. The news has come as a major ...

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Wasteful girls pay a heavy price - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 15th Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

Bangladesh had to pay a heavy price for their forwards' profligacy in front of goal, suffering a 1-0 defeat to hosts Thailand in their Group A opener of the AFC ...

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Misfiring Bangladesh lose to Thailand - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 15th Sep, 2019 09:13 PM

The girls in red and green created three notable chances in the opening half but couldn't convert any before the home side netted the all-important goal from a ...

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United News Bangladesh | Bangladesh news | bd news - United News …

United News of Bangladesh 15th Sep, 2019 08:28 PM

Dhaka, Sep 15 (UNB) - Bangladesh Under-16 Women's Football team conceded 0-1 goal defeat against Thailand in the opening match of the eight-nation AFC ...

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No takers for Tezu airport for commercial operation under UDAN sc…

The Arunachal Times 15th Sep, 2019 01:10 AM

[ Tongam Rina ] ITANAGAR, Sep 14: The Tezu airport in Lohit district is ready for commercial operation, but it has no takers so far. None of the commercial airlines ...

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India denies Shahidul Alam visa - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 14th Sep, 2019 11:56 PM

The Indian government did not issue visa to the acclaimed photographer and activist Shahidul Alam who was to sit on a panel at the Serendipity Arts Festival in ...

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Four held with yaba, alcohol in Barishal - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 14th Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

Police in separate drives arrested four drug peddlers and recovered 2558 yaba pills, Tk 1 lakh and liquor in Barishal city on Friday night. Barishal Metropalitan ...

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AFC U-16 Women's: Bangladesh to play Thailand on Sunday - theinde…

theindependentbd.com 14th Sep, 2019 07:35 PM

Bangladesh Under-16 Women's Football team will start their campaign in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women's Championship taking on the hosts Thailand at ...

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United News Bangladesh | Bangladesh news | bd news - United News …

United News of Bangladesh 14th Sep, 2019 06:37 PM

Get bangladesh news, bd news, bangla news, latest bd news, video and more on UNB.

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Policeman killed in Feni road crash - Prothom Alo English

Prothom Alo English 14th Sep, 2019 12:11 PM

A policeman was killed and three others, including the police superintendent of the district, were injured as the jeep carrying them overturned at Lemua on ...

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Policeman killed, three others hurt in Feni road accident - newag…

newagebd.net 14th Sep, 2019 12:10 PM

A policeman was killed and three others, including the police super of the district, were injured as the jeep carrying them overturned at Lemua on ...

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United News Bangladesh | Bangladesh news | bd news - United News …

United News of Bangladesh 14th Sep, 2019 11:24 AM

Feni, Sept 14 (UNB)- A policeman was killed and three others, including the police super of the district, were injured as the jeep carrying them overturned at ...

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Bodyguard dies as SP's car overturns in Feni - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 14th Sep, 2019 12:42 AM

The official car of Feni superintendent of police overturned on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on Friday night leaving the officer's bodyguard dead and SP, ...

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Feni SP’s bodyguard killed in road crash - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 14th Sep, 2019 12:04 AM

A bodyguard of Feni's superintendent of police (SP) was killed and three others including SP Khandaker Nurunnabi were injured as their jeep turned turtle on ...

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Policeman killed in Feni road accident - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 14th Sep, 2019 12:01 AM

Three including superintendent of police have been injured.

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1.9 million people in India excluded from citizenship list - Psuv…

Psuvanguard.com 13th Sep, 2019 11:51 PM

The state of Assam in Northeastern India released an updated National Register of Citizens on Aug. 31, excluding approximately 1.9 million people from the list ...

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United News Bangladesh | Bangladesh news | bd news - United News …

United News of Bangladesh 13th Sep, 2019 09:49 PM

Get bangladesh news, bd news, bangla news, latest bd news, video and more on UNB.

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United News Bangladesh | Bangladesh news | bd news - United News …

United News of Bangladesh 13th Sep, 2019 09:47 PM

Dhaka, Sep 13 (UNB) - Bangladesh Under-16 Women's Football team are well-prepared ahead of their campaign in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women's ...

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Denied Indian Visa, Shahidul Alam Attends Delhi Event Via Skype -…

The Wire 13th Sep, 2019 07:49 PM

The Bangladeshi photographer had been critical of the Indian government – a stance which has cost him a visa earlier too.

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Ship breaking yard labour organization demands workplace safety -…

Dhaka Tribune 13th Sep, 2019 01:03 AM

The forum leaders threatened to go for tougher programs if effective steps are not taken to fulfil their demands within the next seven days.

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‘Borsha, Rhythm of Monsoon’ opens today at Shilpangan - The D…

The Daily Star 12th Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

Gallery Shilpangan is hosting their 11th annual group exhibition titled, Borsha, Rhythm of Monsoon, at Lalmatia. Ambassador Waliur Rahman, Chairman, ...

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Mizoram: CADC BJP MDCs delegation meet Governor - NorthEastIndia24

NorthEastIndia24 12th Sep, 2019 06:21 PM

A delegation comprising of seven elected and three non elected BJP MDCs met the Mizoram Governor Prof. Jagadish Mukhi today at Raj Bhavan, Aizawl.

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Teenager Evie, 18, passes university entrance exam while in Vietn…

Stoke-on-Trent Live 12th Sep, 2019 03:39 PM

A Westwood College student is to study at Oxford University – despite having to sit her admission exam in Vietnam. Evie Graham will be taking up her place at ...

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Fear of further encroachment grips North East's tribal areas afte…

Firstpost 12th Sep, 2019 12:13 PM

The bill which intends to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Jain, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and ...

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Fear of further encroachment grips North East’s tribal areas af…

Firstpost.com 12th Sep, 2019 12:13 PM

The bill which intends to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Jain, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan was passed in the Lok Sabha but was not tabled in the Rajya Sabha due to vehement protest in …

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Banashua Railway Bridge a death trap - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 12th Sep, 2019 01:58 AM

According to Comilla Railway police outpost sources five people were run over by trains between June and August this year.

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Appeal for help - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 11th Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

Pragati Khisha, 48, a computer operator at Rangamati deputy commissioner's office, has been suffering from metastatic thyroid cancer. He is undergoing ...

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'New India' Will Soon Need Its Own Gulags - The Wire

The Wire 11th Sep, 2019 10:09 AM

We have no dearth of enemies. We already had Pakistan, we have China, we have 'terrorists'. We now have added a new enemy, the ghuspethia.

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Be battle-ready - The Arunachal Times

The Arunachal Times 11th Sep, 2019 01:46 AM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the recent NEDA convention held at Guwahati announced that the citizenship amendment bill (CAB) will be brought back ...

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Shilpakala inaugurates appreciation courses on Art Realization an…

Dhaka Tribune 9th Sep, 2019 07:41 PM

These courses have been specifically designed to improve participants' understanding of art criticism, art realization, art creation and writing.

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9th Inter-Year Moot Court Competition by DUMCS - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 8th Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

Dhaka University Moot Court Society (DUMCS) has been continuously striving to foster mooting culture in Bangladesh. The pioneer organisation has recently ...

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Henri Sivonen: It’s Not Wrong that "‍♂️".length == 7

Hsivonen.fi 8th Sep, 2019 06:15 PM

From time to time, someone shows that in JavaScript the.length of a string containing an emoji resulting in a number greater than 1 (typically 2) and then proceeds to the conclusion that haha JavaScript is so broken. In this post, I will try to convince you t…

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Garware College, PCCOE score hard-fought wins - Pune Mirror

Pune Mirror 8th Sep, 2019 06:16 AM

In Round-1 encounters, Garware College had to wait for the tiebreaker to settle their match 3-2 against Sinhagad College of Science after playing out a 0-0 ...

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Day 2 Results Update: Emphatic victories mark Day 2 of Subroto Cu…

Sportskeeda 8th Sep, 2019 05:38 AM

Day 2 of Subroto Cup International Football tournament U17 Boys' saw high scoring matches through the day.

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India builds first detention center for 'stateless citizens' - Ar…

Arabnews 8th Sep, 2019 02:07 AM

ASSAM: The northeastern Indian state of Assam is building a detention center to house thousands of stateless citizens. On Aug. 31 the state released its final list ...

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Residents yet to be shifted from Hollongi airport site; MLA visit…

The Arunachal Times 8th Sep, 2019 01:10 AM

[ Taba Ajum ] HOLLONGI, Sep 7: The inordinate delay in shifting the 156 Chakma families who are to be moved from the proposed site of the greenfield airport ...

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Mizoram: BJP's legislator Dr. B D Chakma calls on Governor - Nort…

NorthEastIndia24 7th Sep, 2019 11:24 PM

Mizoram BJP's lone legislator Dr. B D Chakma called on HE Governor of Mizoram at Raj Bhavan, Guwahati this evening.

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Dr. BD Chakma - NorthEastIndia24

NorthEastIndia24 7th Sep, 2019 11:24 PM

Mizoram BJP's lone legislator Dr. B D Chakma called on HE Governor of Mizoram at Raj Bhavan, Guwahati this evening. Read more ...

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BKSP women clinch Subrata Cup - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 7th Sep, 2019 09:01 PM

This victory makes them the undefeated champion of the competition that they have won the previous two times as well.

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Hollongi green field airport: 156 chakma families have to shift f…

Arunachal24 7th Sep, 2019 08:33 PM

MLA and DC inspected the Hollongi green field airport construction site, and discussed the hurdles in shifting and providing rehabilitation package to 156 ...

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BKSP retains U17 Girls Subroto Cup International Football title

Gktoday.in 7th Sep, 2019 08:11 PM

Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothishtan (BKSP) defeated Nilmani English School, Manipur with 4-0 to successfully defend their U17 Girls Subroto Cup International Football 2019 title held in New Delhi. Key Highlights In first half of game, Bangladesh Krida Shiksh…

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Western's new president taking hands-on approach - BlackburnNews.com

BlackburnNews.com 7th Sep, 2019 04:00 PM

Students starting and continuing their post secondary careers at Western can expect to see a more hands-on approach from the university's new president.

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How Agartala railway station is getting a world-class makeover - …

EastMojo 7th Sep, 2019 01:03 PM

Waiting rooms for first-class, second-class passengers, VIP lounges being upgraded with modern facilities; tradition & culture of Tripura in full display.

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Beyond Hue And Cry: What Everyone Should Know About NRC - Youth K…

Youth Ki Awaaz 7th Sep, 2019 12:54 PM

At this hour, what Assamese intellectuals and organizations must realize is that whatever happens after the NRC will be just a political gimmick.

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Girls win first practice match - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 6th Sep, 2019 10:23 PM

The girls will undertake a recovery session at Muangthong Training Facility in Bangkok Saturday.

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Subroto Cup: BKSP thumps Nilmani to win U17 girls title - Sportstar

Sportstar 6th Sep, 2019 09:40 PM

Akilma Akter, Shirina Akter and Sapna Rani scored for Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothistan (BKSP) as it cruised to a 4-0 win over Nilmani English School, ...

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Hat-trick of titles for Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothishtan (BKS…

Sportskeeda 6th Sep, 2019 07:30 PM

Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothishtan successfully defended their title by defeating Nilmani English School, Manipur by a scoreline of 4-0.

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Assam citizenship list deals blow to India's ruling party - Yeni …

Yeni Şafak English 6th Sep, 2019 04:22 PM

The recently released citizenship list in India's northeastern province of Assam has become an albatross around the neck of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ...

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MLA Somlung Mossang Felicitates 715 Teaching And Non-Teaching Sta…

The Sentinel Assam 6th Sep, 2019 04:02 PM

A CORRESPONDENT. BORDUMSA: Along with the rest of the nation, Bordumsa-Diyun in Changlang district also observed the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli ...

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Citizenship list deals blow to India's ruling party - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency 6th Sep, 2019 03:57 PM

Unexpectedly large number of Hindus in foreigners list flusters Prime Minister Modi government and his party - Anadolu Agency.

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Mizos of Tripura demand autonomous district council - Northeast Now

Northeast Now 6th Sep, 2019 12:59 PM

The Mizos who are living in Tripura have been demanding autonomous district council since last 40 years.

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Committee proposes NHRC chairman, members - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 6th Sep, 2019 12:23 AM

A meeting chaired by the parliament speaker Shirin Sharmin Choudhury on Thursday finalised a list of proposed chairman and members for the upcoming ...

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AFC U-16 Women's Champs: Bangladesh team reach Thailand - United …

United News of Bangladesh 5th Sep, 2019 07:29 PM

Dhaka, Sep 5 (UNB) – Bangladesh Under-16 Women's Football team reached Thailand on Thursday to participate in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women's ...

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The Horrendous Human Cost of Bangladesh's Ship Breaking Industry …

NewsClick 5th Sep, 2019 05:30 PM

At least 15 workers have been killed in different accidents in the ship breaking industry in Bangladesh this year. The incidents reveal the lack of government ...

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Millions in India's north-eastern Assam state at risk of losing c…

Globalvoices.org 5th Sep, 2019 02:10 PM

Approximately 1.9 million people are in the risk of becoming stateless in the northeastern Indian state of Assam after they were excluded from the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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Millions in India's north-eastern Assam state at risk of losing c…

Global Voices 5th Sep, 2019 02:10 PM

Approximately 1.9 million people are now facing the possibility of becoming stateless in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam after being excluded from the ...

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Assam NRC | A Real Issue or Much Ado About Nothing? - The Quint

The Quint 5th Sep, 2019 12:34 PM

After 5 years, Rs 1200 crore and efforts of nearly 62000 government officials, the final NRC list has 19,06657 names on it. That is less than 6 percent of Assam's ...

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Bangladesh news | bd news - United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh 4th Sep, 2019 09:59 PM

Dhaka, Sep 4 (UNB) – Bangladesh Under-16 Women's Football team will fly for Thailand Thursday morning to participate in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women's ...

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Bangladesh news | bd news - United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh 4th Sep, 2019 09:55 PM

Dhaka, Sep 4 (UNB) – Bangladesh Under-16 Women's Football team will fly for Thailand Thursday morning to participate in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women's ...

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Banashua railway bridge: A death trap? - Prothom Alo English

Prothom Alo English 4th Sep, 2019 06:04 PM

Four people were crushed to death by trains on Banashua Bridge in Sadar upazila of Cumilla in a span of four days from 22 August, turning it into an apparent ...

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AL delegation reaches Nanjing, China - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 4th Sep, 2019 04:13 PM

The delegation will pass a busy day on Thursday as they will visit the Party School of CPC Jiangsu Committee, watch a presentation, and exchange views on ...

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Students of 6 Mizoram schools take pledge not to marry 'outsiders…

NorthEast Today 4th Sep, 2019 12:11 PM

Students of six different schools of Aizawl in Mizoram on Monday took a pledge not to marry people from outside the Mizo community.

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Thousands In Lawyer Fees, Debts: A Nightmare Awaits Assam's Poor …

HuffPost India 4th Sep, 2019 10:13 AM

ASSOCIATED PRESS Villagers walk towards a National Register of Citizens (NRC) center to check their names on the final list in Pabhokati village in Morigaon ...

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Assam and the NRC: Anti-foreigner paranoia has bred gross injusti…

Firstpost.com 4th Sep, 2019 09:24 AM

The final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is out as scheduled, and all indications are that it has created a gargantuan mess. Over 19 lakh residents of the state have failed to make it to the list, meaning they will now have to fight …

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2 Workers Die on Board Greek Ship in Bangladesh - MarineLink

MarineLink 4th Sep, 2019 07:21 AM

NGO Shipbreaking Platform said that accident at the shipbreaking beach of Chattogram, Bangladesh killed two and severely injured thirteen.

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Students at Western University welcome new academic year, new pre…

Global News 4th Sep, 2019 05:48 AM

Iowa-born Alan Shepard is Western University's 11th president.

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AFC U-16 Women's Champs: Bangladesh to fly to Thailand - Prothom …

Prothom Alo English 3rd Sep, 2019 11:36 PM

Bangladesh Under-16 Women's National Football team will fly to Thailand on Thursday to participate in the eight-team AFC U-16 Women's Championship 2019.

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On-duty cop attacked in Rajshahi - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 3rd Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

An unidentified man attacked an on-duty cop in front of the traffic police office in the city's Bhatapara area, rajshahi yesterday afternoon. The attack came just two ...

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2 die in fire at Ramu shop - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 3rd Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

The owner of a shop and its salesperson were burnt to death inside the shop at Garjania Bazar of Ramu in Cox's Bazar on Tuesday. Shop owner Firoj Ahmed, ...

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2 die in fire at Ramu shop - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 3rd Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

The owner of a shop and its salesperson were burnt to death inside the shop at Garjania Bazar of Ramu in Cox's Bazar on Tuesday. Shop owner Firoj Ahmed, ...

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Bangladesh eye positive start in AFC U-16 Women's Championship - …

Dhaka Tribune 3rd Sep, 2019 09:08 PM

The team that will fly for Thailand's Chonburi on Thursday morning will have 11 players from the previous edition who are going to be the key strength of the ...

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Cop stabbed in Rajshahi - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 3rd Sep, 2019 07:46 PM

An unidentified attacker stabbed a police constable and snatched away his helmet in Bhatapara area of Rajshahi city this afternoon. Constable Joy Ram Kumar, ...

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Students of 6 Mizoram schools take pledge not to marry ‘outside…

EastMojo 3rd Sep, 2019 07:39 PM

The campaign, launched by Mizo Zirlai Pawl in 2015, is held every year on Sept 2; meant to sensitise kids against inter-ethnic or inter-community marriages.

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Accident on board Greek ship kills two and injures thirteen - Hel…

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 3rd Sep, 2019 06:32 PM

Two deaths and thirteen severe injuries. This is the toll of victims following yet another accident at the shipbreaking beach of Chattogram, Bangladesh. The.

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Two burnt to death in Cox's Bazar fire - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 3rd Sep, 2019 06:27 PM

Two people, including a grocery shop owner, were burned to death as a fire broke out at Garjania Bazar of Ramu upazila in Cox's Bazar early Tuesday.

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Two burnt to death in Cox's Bazar fire - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 3rd Sep, 2019 06:27 PM

Two people, including a grocery shop owner, were burned to death as a fire broke out at Garjania Bazar of Ramu upazila in Cox's Bazar early Tuesday.

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Bangladesh news | bd news - United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh 3rd Sep, 2019 05:51 PM

Get bangladesh news, bd news, bangla news, latest bd news, video and more on UNB.

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LANGUAGES OF NE: STARING AT EXTINCTION - NorthEast Today

NorthEast Today 3rd Sep, 2019 12:02 PM

Northeastern part of India with approximately 220 languages spoken is a bonafide melting point of tremendous socio-cultural interaction. The region covers a ...

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Banashua railway bridge in Cumilla looks to be a death trap - Uni…

United News of Bangladesh 3rd Sep, 2019 11:14 AM

Cumilla, Sept 3 (UNB) – Four people were crushed to death by trains on Banashua Bridge in Sadar upazila in a span of four days from August 22 last, turning it ...

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Over one lakh STs excluded from NRC: Rights group - Nagaland Post

Nagaland Post 3rd Sep, 2019 10:28 AM

The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) has said that over one lakh Scheduled Tribe (ST)s who are the original inhabitants of Assam have been excluded ...

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Two Shipyard Workers Killed in Chittagong - The Maritime Executive

The Maritime Executive 3rd Sep, 2019 07:26 AM

Two workers at a Chittagong shipbreaking yard were killed on Saturday evening. The incident occur...

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Hurting Indians without papers - DNA India

DNA India 3rd Sep, 2019 07:10 AM

Hurting Indians without papers - The NRC immigrant bombast has turned effectively into a serious anti-Bengali Hindu rhetoric in Assam.

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Topsy-turvy in Assam: BJP insists on reverification of final NRC

The Times of India 3rd Sep, 2019 06:34 AM

BJP Hojai MLA Shiladitya Dev alleged NRC had been reduced to a ‘one-man show’. “People of Assam will in no way benefit from NRC. "

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Topsy-turvy in Assam: BJP insists on reverification of final NRC …

Economic Times 3rd Sep, 2019 06:34 AM

GUWAHATI: The publication of the final National Register of Citizens has left the ruling BJP in Assam unhappy as a large number of Bengali Hindus and local ...

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Awami League delegation leaves for China tomorrow - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 3rd Sep, 2019 12:02 AM

A high-level 20-member delegation of Bangladesh Awami League, led by presidium member and parliamentary standing committee chairman on law, justice ...

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Awami League delegation leaves for China tomorrow - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 3rd Sep, 2019 12:02 AM

A high-level 20-member delegation of Bangladesh Awami League, led by presidium member and parliamentary standing committee chairman on law, justice ...

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PBI charges 6 for rape during robbery - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 2nd Sep, 2019 11:30 PM

The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) yesterday pressed charges implicating six robbers, who raped four women of a family in Karnaphuli upazila of ...

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AL delegation to visit China from Wednesday - United News of Bang…

United News of Bangladesh 2nd Sep, 2019 09:43 PM

Dhaka, Sept 2 (UNB) - A 20-member delegation of Bangladesh Awami League, led by Presidium Member and Parliamentary Standing Committee Chairman on ...

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Assam NRC: Rights body says over one lakh tribals excluded - The …

The New Indian Express 2nd Sep, 2019 03:52 PM

Human rights body 'Rights and Risks Analysis Group' said about 25 per cent of about 36000 Reangs in Hailakandi district were excluded from the NRC.

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Delhi-based Rights group says over 1 lakh STs excluded from Assam NRC

The Hindu 2nd Sep, 2019 03:17 PM

According to the Rights and Risks Analysis Group, the exclusion is connected to the rejection of land ownership under the Forest Rights Act.

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Delhi-based Rights group says over 1 lakh STs excluded from Assam…

The Hindu 2nd Sep, 2019 03:17 PM

According to the Rights and Risks Analysis Group, the exclusion is connected to the rejection of land ownership under the Forest Rights Act.

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2 ship-breakers die in Chittagong - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 1st Sep, 2019 10:53 AM

Two workers have died and five others sustained critical injuries while working at a ship-breaking yard in Chittagong. The deceased were Aminul, 56, and ...

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2 Million in India's Assam State Face Prospect of Becoming Stateless

Globalsecurity.org 1st Sep, 2019 10:33 AM

About two million people living in India's northeastern state of Assam face the unnerving prospect of becoming stateless as authorities wind down a mammoth process to identify illegal immigrants.

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ENNG insurgent arrested with arms, ammunition - The Arunachal Times

The Arunachal Times 1st Sep, 2019 01:21 AM

Staff Reporter TEZU, Aug 31: An operative of the Eastern Naga National Government (ENNG), identified as self-styled sergeant major Kalinjoy Chakma ...

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Two killed, three others injured in shipbreaking yard accident - …

The Daily Star 31st Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Two shipbreaking workers died and three others injured after a heavy cable fell on them in Chattogram's Sitakunda yesterday evening. The tragedy took place at ...

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Two killed in shipbreaking accident - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 31st Aug, 2019 10:58 PM

At least two shipbreaking workers were killed and 10 injured on Saturday at Sitakund in an accident at a yard. The deceased were Aminul Islam, 56 and Tushar ...

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Arunachal: Lohit police arrested most-wanted criminal with arms &…

Arunachal24 31st Aug, 2019 10:27 PM

Lohit police arrested one criminal with arms and ammunition, who was most-wanted in four cases of Robbery, extortion, Arson and Arms Act.

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Bangladesh news | bd news - United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh 31st Aug, 2019 10:04 PM

Chattogram, Aug 31 (UNB) – At least two shipbreaking yard workers were killed and thirteen others got injured in an accident at a shipbreaking yard at ...

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2 workers killed in Ctg ship breaking yard - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 31st Aug, 2019 09:22 PM

Two workers were killed and three others injured after a cable attached to a ship collapsed on them at a ship breaking yard at Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram ...

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2 Million in India's Assam State Face Prospect of Becoming Statel…

VOA News 31st Aug, 2019 04:22 PM

About two million people living in India's northeastern state of Assam face the unnerving prospect of becoming stateless as authorities wind down a mammoth ...

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2 Million in India’s Assam State Face Prospect of Becoming Stateless

Voanews.com 31st Aug, 2019 04:22 PM

About two million people living in India’s northeastern state of Assam face the unnerving prospect of becoming stateless as authorities wind down a mammoth process to identify illegal immigrants.   Their names did not appear on an updated citizens’ register p…

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Rights group terms it largest incident of making people ‘statel…

The Hindu 31st Aug, 2019 03:42 PM

A New Delhi-based rights group has termed the exclusion of 19,06,657 people from the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) as the largest incident of making people “stateless” in decades.Sri Lanka

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Exclusion of 1.9 million people from NRC is largest in recent his…

Northeast Now 31st Aug, 2019 12:46 PM

Hours after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) excluded 19,06657 people from the updated citizens' registry, New Delhi based Rights and Risk ...

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India publishes final NRC: All you need to know on citizens' list…

Al Jazeera English 31st Aug, 2019 11:14 AM

Nearly 2 million left out from the controversial citizenship list in Assam amid fears they could be rendered stateless.

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Ex-footballer sets high-jump record - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 30th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Having left athletics, Umme Hafsa Rumki tried her luck in football and saw a good future after being chosen as a member of senior women's football team.

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Speakers demand justice for UPDF leaders killed on August 18 last…

Dhaka Tribune 30th Aug, 2019 09:48 PM

The speakers and the UPDF claim activists of the rival MN Larma-led Jana Samhati Samiti (JSS) carried out the attacks, which left UPDF leaders Tapan, Elton, ...

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International Day of Enforced Disappearance: Victims families dem…

Dhaka Tribune 30th Aug, 2019 07:43 PM

Rights activists, eminent citizens, and politicians have demanded that the government forms an independent probe commission to investigate the allegations of ...

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Speakers for independent probe commission to investigate enforced…

Dhaka Tribune 30th Aug, 2019 07:43 PM

Family members of the disappeared lament as their wait to get back the loved ones are never ending.

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Group exhibition Colours ends on Saturday - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 30th Aug, 2019 06:32 PM

Eminent architect and poet RabiulHossain attended the opening ceremony of the group exhibition as the chief guest, while eminent artist Kanak Chapa Chakma ...

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Helping schools in remote, conflict-ridden areas of Manipur teach…

Indianexpress.com 30th Aug, 2019 12:58 PM

A retired Army colonel and his trusted team is building a network of schools and hostels to promote peace and education in the remotest, strife-torn parts of Northeast India

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Census data points to no massive influx into Assam: Chakma - Nort…

Northeast Now 30th Aug, 2019 09:39 AM

Assam's census data does point to massive influx before 1971 but 'not much influx' after that, says Suhas Chakma, director of the Rights and Risks Analysis ...

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Tripura Chakma body presses for recognition of customary law - Un…

United News of India 30th Aug, 2019 09:21 AM

Uniindia: Agartala, Aug 30 (UNI) The apex body of Chakma tribes in the state – Tripura State Chakma Social Council, held demonstration in Tripura Tribal Areas ...

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International Day of the Disappeared: Do enforced disappearances …

Dhaka Tribune 30th Aug, 2019 01:34 AM

While the first well-documented case can be tracked to Kalpana Chakma in 1996, hundreds of disappearances from January 2009 to December 2018 have left ...

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International Day of the Disappeared: Agonizing wait for missing …

Dhaka Tribune 30th Aug, 2019 01:22 AM

Sajedul Islam Sumon has been missing for five years and nine months.

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Enforced Disappearance: Bangladesh’s Darkest Hours - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 29th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Michael Chakma, a youth leader of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) based in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, was forcibly disappeared in broad daylight ...

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