Workshop / Shilpakala holds workshop on Dhamail dance, song - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 13th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

A three-day workshop on Dhamail dance and song is under way at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The workshop which has been organised by the academy ...

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Group art exhibition 'Colours' underway at AFD - theindependentbd.com

theindependentbd.com 25th Aug, 2019 02:28 AM

A nine-day group art exhibition titled 'Colours' is underway at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the capital's Dhanmondi area. The inaugural ...

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Meet Jaya Chakma, the first Bangladeshi woman FIFA referee - HiFi…

HiFi Public 24th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

With the anticipations and excitement of football fanatics, the news of Jaya Chakma makes it better than ever! Jaya Chakma, a proud ethnic member from ...

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Review committee makes no progress in five months - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 24th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Five months have passed since a review committee was formed to prepare a policy for Chittagong University Central Students Union (Cucsu), but there has ...

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Female artists portray lived reality - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 24th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Eight women artists have portrayed lived reality through paintings and sculptures at a group show under way at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka in Dhanmondi in ...

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Joya, Salma set to become international referees - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 24th Aug, 2019 10:47 PM

Bangladeshi women referees and former footballers Joya Chakma and Salma Islam Moni have taken Fifa's required test to become an international referee ...

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Mizoram: 3 Cong Chakma council members, 6 ex-councillors join BJP…

EastMojo 24th Aug, 2019 09:45 PM

All of them were inducted into saffron party by state president Prof JV Hluna during a function at Kamalanagar, the HQ of Chakma Autonomous District Council.

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89% of people excluded from NRC suffering from extreme anxiety: S…

Northeast Now 24th Aug, 2019 06:55 PM

Around 89% of the more than 41 lakh people left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list have been suffering from acute mental torture.

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Joya, Salma to become FIFA referees? - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 24th Aug, 2019 12:54 PM

Former Bangladesh women's footballers Joya Chakma and Salma Islam Moni are all set to become international football referees after giving the required test to ...

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89% of people excluded from NRC suffering from extreme anxiety: S…

Nagaland Post 24th Aug, 2019 12:11 PM

Around 89% of the more than 41 lakh people left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list have been suffering from acute mental torture. According ...

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Mizoram: Three Congress members of Chakma council quit party, joi…

Northeast Now 24th Aug, 2019 08:31 AM

In a jolt to the Congress in Mizoram, three members of the district council (MCD) of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) on Friday joined BJP.

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89% of people excluded from Assam NRC suffering from mental tortu…

The Hindu 24th Aug, 2019 03:29 AM

They are unable to cope with the fear of deportation, separation from family members, it says.

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89% of people excluded from Assam NRC suffering from mental tortu…

The Hindu 24th Aug, 2019 03:28 AM

About 89% of the more than 41 lakh people excluded from Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) have been suffering from extreme mental torture ...

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‘Colours’ on the walls of AFD - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 23rd Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) is currently hosting the group art exhibition, Colours, at their La Galerie. The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was held ...

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UPDF man killed in gunfight - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 23rd Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

A member of the United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) was killed in a gunfight with a patrol team of Bangladesh Army in Rangamati's Baghaichhari upazila ...

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Shaktiman murder suspect dies in Rangamati ‘shootout’ with army

Bdnews24.com 23rd Aug, 2019 08:50 PM

The key suspect in the murder of Rangamati’s Naniarchar Upazila Chairman Shaktiman Chakma has been killed in an alleged shootout with the army.

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Shaktiman murder suspect dies in Rangamati ‘shootout’ with ar…

bdnews24.com 23rd Aug, 2019 08:50 PM

The so-called gunfight took place in the Ujobazar neighbourhood in Baghaichhari Upazila around 10am on Friday, according to Additional Superintendent of ...

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Of fury of floods and misery of people trying to put together the…

National Herald 23rd Aug, 2019 08:30 PM

Floods have affected lives and livelihoods of millions across India, however ignorant politicians have been indifferent to the misery of people and have done very ...

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Most people left out of NRC are suffering from trauma and humilia…

The New Indian Express 23rd Aug, 2019 06:52 PM

Around 37 lakh of over 41 lakh people excluded from NRC have been suffering from extreme mental torture due to the fear of being identified as foreigners, says ...

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UPDF member killed in Rangamati 'gunfight' - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 23rd Aug, 2019 03:37 PM

The incident occurred in Sajek union of Baghaichhari upazila around 11am.

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

United News of Bangladesh 23rd Aug, 2019 03:17 PM

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

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UPDF member killed in ‘gunfight’ - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 23rd Aug, 2019 01:48 PM

A member of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) is killed in a reported gunfight with an army patrol team in Sajek union of Rangamati's Baghaichhari ...

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Floods and destruction of lives is being normalised - Kashmir Times

Kashmir Times 23rd Aug, 2019 02:03 AM

Have you seen any of the state or central level ministers rowing boats and reaching out to those affected by the ongoing floods in the several regions of the ...

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Young archers disappoint in Madrid - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 22nd Aug, 2019 09:01 PM

In the recurve junior mixed team event, Bangladesh team comprising Sakib and Monira lost by 5-1 sets to Germany.

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Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh - Human …

Human Rights Watch 22nd Aug, 2019 07:53 PM

People are increasingly disappearing into government custody in Bangladesh. Government authorities staunchly deny these allegations, despite credible ...

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Indian Sons of Flooded Soil - NewsClick

NewsClick 22nd Aug, 2019 02:52 PM

Every Assamese deserves the same rights that NRIs take for granted.

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Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh - The Di…

The Diplomat 22nd Aug, 2019 12:39 AM

Bangladesh authorities need to stop feigning ignorance to the horrific experiences of those who have been forced to disappear.

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Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh

Thediplomat.com 22nd Aug, 2019 12:39 AM

Bangladesh authorities need to stop feigning ignorance to the horrific experiences of those who have been forced to disappear.

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Reach out to people in remote areas, develop feeling of oneness: …

The Hitavada 21st Aug, 2019 10:20 AM

Staff Reporter: Reach the people in remote areas in different regions to develop a feeling of oneness. The experience narrated by Nandkumar Joshi in his book ...

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Group art exhibition 'Colours' at AFD from Friday - theindependen…

theindependentbd.com 21st Aug, 2019 08:05 AM

A group art exhibition titled 'Colours' is set to begin at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the capital's Dhanmondi area on Friday. The inaugural ...

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HWF demands punishment to rapists - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 20th Aug, 2019 11:57 PM

The Hill Women Federation on Tuesday expressed concern over the rape of a Marma woman at Ashulia in Dhaka on August 13 and demanded exemplary ...

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Tripura govt scraps detention policy in pre-board examinations - …

EastMojo 20th Aug, 2019 07:57 PM

Minimum attendance should be the only criterion for allowing a child to appear in the Boards, says a notification issued by the director of higher education.

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Myanmar rebels accused of attacking Bangladesh military - UCA News

UCA News 20th Aug, 2019 04:17 PM

Two recent attacks on Bangladesh military patrol teams in a hilly southeastern border district might have been carried out by insurgents from Rakhine State in ...

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A unique art camp under spotlight - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 19th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

It was a wonderful experience to become a part of the unique art camp that recently concluded in Rangamati –the blissful place that offers the bounty of natural ...

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Indigenous community voice concern over Ashulia gang-rape - Dhaka…

Dhaka Tribune 19th Aug, 2019 11:26 PM

Acts of sexual violence against women and children are increasing in the country.

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Archery Youth Champs: Bangladesh archers to start campaign on Tue…

theindependentbd.com 19th Aug, 2019 07:54 PM

Bangladesh Archers will start their World Archery Youth Championship'2019 campaign on Tuesday at the Zona Sur University Sports Complex in Madrid of ...

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Bangladesh news | bd news - United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh 19th Aug, 2019 06:07 PM

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

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Bangladesh news | bd news - United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh 19th Aug, 2019 06:07 PM

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNB) - Bangladesh Archers will start their World Archery Youth Championship'2019 campaign on Tuesday at the Zona Sur University Sports ...

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Facebook's recognition of Chakma as our second language and Bangl…

HiFi Public 19th Aug, 2019 03:07 PM

When I was growing up, I had a high amount of fascination towards the Indian people. I've seen them switching flawlessly between Hindi, some other types of ...

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‘India must draft national refugee law’ - The Hindu

The Hindu 19th Aug, 2019 01:06 AM

India should draft a national refugee law for fair and equal treatment of refugees, Mohd Shahzad, an expert in refugee-related issues, has said. Dr. Shahzad, a ...

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Indo-Myanmar border : Chakma Tribals Observe ‘Black Day’ in I…

APN News 18th Aug, 2019 08:01 PM

by Bhupen Goswami. Guwahati :The Chakma tribals of northeast India and Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of southeast Bangladesh staged protests on Saturday ...

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Chakma tribals observe 'Black Day' against 1947 'mistake' - Times…

Times of India 18th Aug, 2019 01:21 PM

AGARTALA: The Chakma tribals of northeast India and Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of southeast Bangladesh on Saturday observed a "Black Day" to protest.

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Chakma tribals observe 'Black Day' - The Hans India

The Hans India 18th Aug, 2019 12:13 AM

The Chakma tribals of northeast India and Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of southeast Bangladesh on Saturday observed a 'Black Day' to protest the non-inclusion ...

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

United News of Bangladesh 17th Aug, 2019 09:56 PM

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

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Tripura Chakma tribals observe Black Day | Agartala NYOOOZ - NYOOOZ

NYOOOZ 17th Aug, 2019 09:45 PM

The Chakma tribals on Saturday observed a “Black Day” to protest the non-inclusion of non-Muslim dominated CHT in India during the partition in 1947.

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Tripura: Chakma tribals observe ‘Black Day’ - Northeast Now

Northeast Now 17th Aug, 2019 09:45 PM

The Chakma tribals on Saturday observed a "Black Day" to protest the non-inclusion of non-Muslim dominated CHT in India during the partition in 1947.

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Tripura body stages demo over ‘atrocities’ on Chakmas in Bagl…

EastMojo 17th Aug, 2019 09:03 PM

Chakma National Council of India observes black day in Agartala against alleged atrocities on the community living in Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh.

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Jagan calls for catalysing US-Andhra economic ties - WeForNews

WeForNews 17th Aug, 2019 08:52 PM

Amaravati, Aug 17 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has urged the US-India Business Council (USIBC) to work with his government to ...

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Arun Jaitley in critical state, several leaders visit AIIMS - WeF…

WeForNews 17th Aug, 2019 08:52 PM

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who has been put on life support at the AIIMS hospital here, is in a critical condition, hospital ...

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Man arrested for making hoax call allegedly terming his wife a …

WeForNews 17th Aug, 2019 08:52 PM

New Delhi, Aug 17 : Special cell of Delhi police has arrested a man from Bawana for allegedly making a hoax call on 8th August, that his wife is a 'fidayeen'.

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Agartala: Chakma tribals in India, Bangladesh observe ‘Black Da…

SocialNews.XYZ 17th Aug, 2019 06:08 PM

Agartala: The Chakma tribals of northeast India and Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of southeast Bangladesh participate in a rally as they observe “Black Day” to ...

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Chakmas observe ''Black Day'' in India and Bangladesh - NorthEast…

NorthEastIndia24 17th Aug, 2019 06:08 PM

The Chakma tribals of northeast India and Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of southeast Bangladesh on Saturday observed a "Black Day" to protest.

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Chakma tribals in India, Bangladesh observe ''Black Day'' - Outlo…

Outlook India 17th Aug, 2019 05:10 PM

Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 17 The Chakma tribals of northeast India and Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of southeast Bangladesh on Saturday observed a "Black Day" to ...

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Chakma tribes observe black day in Tripura - United News of India

United News of India 17th Aug, 2019 04:06 PM

Uniindia: Agartala, Aug 17 (UNI) Along with Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, Chakma tribesmen in Tripura today observed ''black day'' to commemorate the ...

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Chakma tribes observe black day in Tripura - United News of India

United News of India 17th Aug, 2019 04:06 PM

Uniindia: Agartala, Aug 17 (UNI) Along with Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, Chakma tribesmen in Tripura today observed ''black day'' to commemorate the ...

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Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh integral part of India: Chak…

Indianexpress.com 17th Aug, 2019 03:52 PM

Speaking to indianexpress.com here this afternoon, Chakma National Council of India Tripura general secretary Uday Jyoti Chakma said the black day was observed in protest against the historic injustice of handing over Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) to Pakistan …

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Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh integral part of India: Chak…

The Indian Express 17th Aug, 2019 03:52 PM

Speaking to indianexpress.com here this afternoon, Chakma National Council of India Tripura general secretary Uday Jyoti Chakma said the black day was ...

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Chakmas in NE, B'desh observe 'Black Day' - Nagaland Post

Nagaland Post 17th Aug, 2019 12:03 PM

The Chakma tribals of northeast India and Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of southeast Bangladesh on Saturday observed a “Black Day” to protest the ...

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UNITED NEWS OF INDIA - United News of India

United News of India 17th Aug, 2019 11:24 AM

Nitish flags off publicity vehicle of 'Jal-Jeevan-Hariyalai' campaign; Seven killed, 4 missing as ship catches fire in central Indonesia; Anant Singh booked under ...

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2G mobile internet services restored in five districts of Jammu a…

WeForNews 17th Aug, 2019 10:05 AM

Srinagar, Aug 17: Taking the first step to ease restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir after the revocation of Article 370, the state administration today restored 2G ...

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New Google Earth Feature Lets Users Listen to Endangered Indigeno…

Mental Floss 16th Aug, 2019 11:19 PM

Most of the world's indigenous languages are at risk of being wiped out for good. A new project from Google Earth aims to preserve them by gathering clips of ...

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New Google Earth Feature Lets Users Listen to Endangered Indigeno…

Mental Floss 16th Aug, 2019 11:00 PM

Most of the world's indigenous languages are at risk of being wiped out for good. A new project from Google Earth aims to preserve them by gathering clips of ...

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Facebook adds Chakma language after Bangla - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 16th Aug, 2019 09:36 PM

Social media giant Facebook has recently added Chakma language as a second language option from Bangladesh after Bangla.

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Centre to SC: Will decide on Justice Kureshi within a week - WeForNews

WeForNews 16th Aug, 2019 09:04 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Centre on Friday informed the Supreme Court it will take a call within a week on the court's Collegium recommendation of May 10 ...

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Youth archers leave for Madrid Saturday - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 16th Aug, 2019 05:55 PM

This is the first time in history Bangladesh will participate in the World Youth Archery Championship.

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How BJP Is Capitalising Power Of The Church In Christian-Majority…

Outlook India 16th Aug, 2019 02:54 PM

By erecting the country's tallest Cross, BJP leaders in Mizoram are on a mission to apply 'balm of love' on the state's Christians.

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Bearer Of The Cross - Outlook India

Outlook India 16th Aug, 2019 12:29 PM

BJP wooing Christian Mizoram with missionary cell.

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Rajendra Sethia: Acquitted after 34 years in a trumped up case - …

WeForNews 16th Aug, 2019 08:31 AM

New Delhi, Aug 16 In many ways, Rajendra Singh Sethia — the world's biggest bankrupt in the 1980s, long before the insolvency and bankruptcy code emerged ...

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Indian Army guns down 3 Pak soldiers during ceasefire violation -…

WeForNews 16th Aug, 2019 07:51 AM

New Delhi, AUg 16: The Pakistan army said three of its soldiers were killed on the LoC firing by Indian forces. But India denied Pakistan army's claim about five ...

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Assam minister Himanta’s convoy kills 2 bikers, injures 1 - Nor…

Northeast Now 16th Aug, 2019 01:47 AM

Two bikers were killed and another injured as they were hit allegedly by the convoy of Assam Finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Baghmari in Biswanath ...

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MWS lauds police for arrest - The Arunachal Times

The Arunachal Times 15th Aug, 2019 12:48 AM

ITANAGAR, Aug 14: The Mishmi Welfare Society has lauded the police team that led the arrest of the Eastern Naga National Government (ENNG), self-styled ...

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Two PCJSS faction leaders killed in Rangamati - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 15th Aug, 2019 12:07 AM

Two leaders of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma) were shot dead at Babupara area of Baghaichari town in Rangamati early Monday.

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Depicting the Grace of Monsoon in Rangamati - The Daily Star

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

Bangladesh Ethnic Artists' Forum, in association with Abinta Gallery of Fine Arts and Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, has organised a three-day (August ...

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Mizo Students' Union asks illegal migrants to leave - Nagaland Post

Nagaland Post 13th Aug, 2019 12:21 PM

Mizo Students' Union (MSU), the second largest students' body in Mizoram, has asked residents of Tuichawngchhuah, an unauthorised village in south ...

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Vacate Tuichawngchhuah village within August: Mizo Students’ Un…

EastMojo 12th Aug, 2019 05:42 PM

We will hold no responsibility in the event of any untoward incident, students' body warns residents of unauthorised village in south Mizoram's Lunglei district.

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Rebati to head BJP's Tripura ST Morcha - Times of India

Times of India 12th Aug, 2019 01:32 PM

Stepping up its preparations for the tribal autonomous district council election, scheduled to be held six months from now, the BJP state committee on.

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2 JSS leaders shot dead in Rangamati - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 12th Aug, 2019 12:16 PM

Identities of attackers and their motive yet to be known.

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Two PCJSS members shot dead in Rangamati - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 12th Aug, 2019 11:32 AM

Two members of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) were shot dead at Babupara of Baghaichhari upazila in Rangamati early ...

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2 PCJSS members shot dead in Rangamati - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 12th Aug, 2019 11:01 AM

Two members of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) are shot dead by a group of unidentified armed miscreants in Bagaichhari ...

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Northeast Briefcase - The Shillong Times

The Shillong Times 12th Aug, 2019 05:34 AM

ULFA (I) criticises repeal of Art 370, calls boycott of I-Day Guwahati: The outlawed, separatist ULFA (I), on Sunday, criticised the abrogation of Article 370, without ...

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Two leaders of hill tracts group PCJSS faction shot dead in Rangamati

Bdnews24.com 12th Aug, 2019 03:10 AM

Two leaders of Juba Samiti, the youth front of the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti faction PCJSS (MN-Larma), have been shot dead at Baghaichharhi in Rangamati.

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Two leaders of hill tracts group PCJSS faction shot dead in Ranga…

bdnews24.com 12th Aug, 2019 03:10 AM

They are the organisation's General Secretary Shotosiddhi Chakma, 35, and Baghaichharhi Upazila unit leader Eno Chakma, 30. They came under attack at ...

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Self-styled ENGG private arrested - The Arunachal Times

The Arunachal Times 12th Aug, 2019 12:12 AM

WAKRO, Aug 11: A suspected operative of the Eastern Naga National Government (ENNG), self-styled private Sanjay Chakma alias Sigan Chakma, was ...

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Lok Sabha MP becomes Chief of BJP Tribal front in Tripura - Unite…

United News of India 11th Aug, 2019 05:09 PM

Agartala, Aug 11 (UNI) Loksabha MP from East Tripura constituency Rebati Tripura has been appointed as president of BJP's tribal front – BJP ST Morcha-- last ...

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The Song of the Mountains - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 10th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

It's late June and it's hot. It's nine in the morning and it's hot. It's so hot in Dhaka that after a while feelings turn somewhat numbed, vision blurred. And taking ...

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MSU asks unauthorised village to vacate - The Sangai Express

The Sangai Express 9th Aug, 2019 11:50 PM

Newmai News Network AIZAWL, Aug 9: Mizo Students' Union (MSU), the second largest student body in Mizoram, has asked residents of Tuichawngchhuah, ...

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Ensure our land rights - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 9th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Indigenous people urge ensure our land rights. Indigenous communities yesterday observed the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in different ...

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Ensure our land rights - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 9th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Indigenous communities yesterday observed the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in different parts of the country, demanding their ...

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Mizoram: Vacate within a month, MSU asks residents of Tuichawngch…

Morung Express 9th Aug, 2019 08:59 PM

Mizo Students' Union (MSU), the second largest student body in Mizoram, has asked residents of Tuichawngchhuah, an "unauthorised" village in south ...

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International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples observed - Dh…

Dhaka Tribune 9th Aug, 2019 05:45 PM

It is estimated that, in every two weeks, an indigenous language disappears, placing at risk the respective indigenous cultures.

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Tiwa community of Meghalaya demands ST status - Northeast Now

Northeast Now 9th Aug, 2019 12:13 PM

The Lalung or Tiwa, an old tribe in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district has demanded the state government to recognize them and include in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) ...

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Tripura VHP warns Bangladesh over attack on Hindus, submits memo …

EastMojo 9th Aug, 2019 11:31 AM

The Indian right-wing Hindu organisation writes to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina through assistant high commissioner Kiriti Chakma.

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VHP seeks Sheikh Hasina's intervention to check persecution of Hi…

Indiatoday.in 8th Aug, 2019 11:53 PM

The VHP held a protest rally and submitted a memorandum to Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner Kiriti Chakma at the Bangladesh mission in Agartala.

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VHP seeks Sheikh Hasina's intervention to check persecution of Hi…

India Today 8th Aug, 2019 11:53 PM

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad Thursday sought the intervention of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to check the alleged persecution of Hindus in that ...

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“Dance is a form of prayer to me” - Fifa Chakma - The Daily Star

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

Hailing from Rangamati, talented dancer Fifa Chakma is a specialised researcher in Bangladeshi tribal folk dances and a distinguished academic in the field of ...

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The moon between the trees - The Daily Star

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

On the advent of the World Indigenous Day, Star Weekend has translated a song by the late Kumar Samit Roy. Most of his songs were composed based on ...

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Protect languages, protect peoples - The Daily Star

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

The images of indigenous people are exhibited by the Bangladeshi government for various purposes. A video entitled “Beautiful Bangladesh: Land of Stories” ...

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Musical virtuoso Ranjit Dewan - The Daily Star

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

Ranjit Dewan is a renowned Chakma singer, lyricist and composer. He is considered one of the most successful Chakma musicians of all time. His songs 'O Mor ...

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Mother tongue-based lessons help Mro kids to learn with ease - Th…

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

Menpoy Mro has continued imparting mother language-based lessons to Mro children for free at remote Cramadi Para in Bandarban Sadar upazila for the lsst ...

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Aung Rakhine: A mind without fear - The Daily Star

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

Today marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. On the occasion, we bring you stories of individuals from the indigenous community of ...

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Lost in documentation - The Daily Star

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

A long-awaited and yet-to-be released 'Ethno-Linguistic Survey of Bangladesh' identifies 14 indigenous languages on the verge of extinction. Completed in ...

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State of our indigenous languages - The Daily Star

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

An estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries, speak more than 7000 languages and represent 5000 different cultures.

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aksharamukha added to PyPI

Pypi.org 7th Aug, 2019 07:37 PM

Provides script conversion (a.k.a transliteration) between scripts within the Indic cultural sphere

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Scrapping of Article 370 in J&K sparks fear among Mizoram locals …

EastMojo 7th Aug, 2019 12:30 PM

Mizoram is given special protection under provision of Article 371G, which came into effect after the signing of the historic Mizo peace accord in 1986.

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An art exhibition dedicated to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman …

The Daily Star 6th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Commemorating the death anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised multiple programmes ...

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SA Games Weightlifting: Many complaints on lack of infrastructure…

Dhaka Tribune 6th Aug, 2019 09:07 PM

The venue and the accommodation for the weightlifting camp were initially provided at Mirpur Krira Palli-2 but the NSC had to change it to current location due to ...

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AL leader Masum remanded - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 5th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

A Chattogram court yesterday placed an Awami League leader of Chattogram city unit on two-day remand, in a case filed over killing Bangladesh Chhatra ...

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Parliament Live: Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisat…

WeForNews 5th Aug, 2019 12:30 PM

New Delhi, AUG 5: Uproar in Rajya Sabha after Home Minister Amit Shah moved a resolution revoking Article 370 and Article 35A from Jammu and Kashmir.

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Bangladesh: Leather goods exports dull despite huge potential - E…

Eleven Myanmar 5th Aug, 2019 09:10 AM

by Jagaran Chakma DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - A lack of backward linkage industries, inconsistent policies and unnecessary red tapes are mostly blamed ...

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Land Disputes in Cht: 22,000 complaints gather dust - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 4th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Land Disputes in Cht: 22000 complaints gather dust. It has been more than three years since Bakul Chakma filed a complaint with the CHT Land Dispute ...

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Sudipto Murder: Ctg AL leader arrested over alleged links - The D…

The Daily Star 4th Aug, 2019 11:30 PM

Police last night arrested Chattogram Awami League leader Didarul Alam Masum in a case filed over the murder of Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Sudipto ...

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Dr Kamal: Legal reform needed to ensure gender equality - Dhaka T…

Dhaka Tribune 4th Aug, 2019 09:28 PM

He suggested it requires a creative effort on the part of all concerned to change these laws.

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Govt asked to trace Michael Chakma immediately - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 4th Aug, 2019 01:31 AM

Leaders of National Committee against Fascism and Imperialism on Saturday at a rally called on the government to trace the whereabouts of Michael Chakma, ...

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Speakers: State must find Michael Chakma - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 4th Aug, 2019 12:24 AM

'They claimed that it is not possible to make someone disappear without “the help of security forces and state agencies'

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Bangladesh Art Week concludes in Chattogram - The Daily Star

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

Bangladesh Art Week 2019 concluded in Chattogram yesterday at Artist Rashid Chowdhury Art Gallery, Institute of Fine Arts, University of Chittagong.

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Congress' Saikia to write to Supreme Court to check if placing NR…

The Times of India 3rd Aug, 2019 12:37 PM

In Guwahati city encompassing Kamrup metropolitan district around 17.89 percent is non-included.

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Congress' Saikia to write to Supreme Court to check if placing NR…

Economic Times 3rd Aug, 2019 12:30 PM

Guwahati: Leader of opposition in Assam legislative assembly and congress leader, Debabrata Saikia said that Assam government has done contempt of ...

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Rights body raises a stink over Assam NRC data release

The Times of India 2nd Aug, 2019 02:43 PM

The process unduly victimize the poor and those who have not preserved the legacy data or did not possess the data as the State had not reached to them before 1971.”

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Rights body raises a stink over Assam NRC data release - Economic…

Economic Times 2nd Aug, 2019 12:30 PM

Guwahati: Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) Suhas Chakma today stated that the release of the district-wise draft National Register of ...

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Rights group urges contempt proceedings against Assam govt for di…

Northeast Now 2nd Aug, 2019 12:30 PM

Civil rights body Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) has urged the Supreme Court to initiate contempt of court proceedings against the government.

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Tears of a Thousand People - The Caravan

The Caravan 1st Aug, 2019 12:30 PM

Exploring the violence of displacement in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

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