Itanagar: UAIF appeal MLAs, not to support PRC - Arunachal24

Arunachal24 5th Feb, 2019 09:04 PM

UAIF appeal to the all MLAs of Arunachal, not support the issue of PRC in coming budget session of Arunachal Legislative Assembly.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Online sexual extortion: Why can’t we protect the most vulnerable?

Thedailystar.net 31st Jul, 2019 02:47 PM

We might commonly perceive cyber-security as a high-profile issue concerning governments and large corporations. The average teenage Internet user, however, is the easiest target for cyber-crimes, especially in Bangladesh, where topics of sex and sexuality re…

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Customs men helped dodge tax - The Daily Star

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

The Chattogram Custom House has found evidence of corruption against six of its officials, who allegedly helped an importer dodge Tk 4.5 lakh in taxes on ...

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Why can’t we protect the most vulnerable? - The Daily Star

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

We might commonly perceive cyber-security as a high-profile issue concerning governments and large corporations. The average teenage Internet user, ...

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Risky bamboo bridge their only means - The Daily Star

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

People of Bilaichhari Para and Jhogra villages under Rangamati municipality are suffering for want of a permanent bridge over a portion of the Kaptai Lake at ...

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Tripura gaushala grappling with cow deaths sees rise in cattle theft

Indianexpress.com 30th Jul, 2019 05:13 PM

At least 700 cows rescued by the BSF were recently shifted from Srinagar, Kamthana, Kulubari, Fatikcherra, Harihardola, Kaiadhepa and few other Border Out Posts (BOP) to Devipur gaushala, 22 Km from Agartala.

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Tripura gaushala grappling with cow deaths sees rise in cattle th…

The Indian Express 30th Jul, 2019 05:13 PM

At least 700 cows rescued by the BSF were recently shifted from Srinagar, Kamthana, Kulubari, Fatikcherra, Harihardola, Kaiadhepa and few other Border Out ...

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Yesterday Once More: Why We Need A Long Term Solution To Floods T…

India Times 30th Jul, 2019 01:13 PM

Floods are a recurring event in several parts of India and the devastation that they bring too seem to be a repetitive saga wherein year after year a familiar ...

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Yesterday Once More: Why We Need A Long Term Solution To Floods T…

The Times of India 30th Jul, 2019 12:53 PM

Floods are a recurring event in several parts of India and the devastation that they bring too seem to be a repetitive saga wherein year after year a familiar pattern of havoc wreaked by rains come to the fore. So are we missing the signs by acting on a yearl…

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BJP Mahila Morcha Sets 1.5 lakh-Member Target in Tripura - The Se…

The Sentinel Assam 30th Jul, 2019 12:37 PM

The BJP Mahila Morcha has launched a massive program to enroll one lakh fifty thousand members by organizing enrolment camps in different.

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Helps from Indian need to develop the Bangladesh: Chairman Standi…

United News of India 28th Jul, 2019 06:25 PM

Uniindia: Udaipur, July 28(UNI) Bangladesh is now a middle income group country and the country wants development as long as sky, which is impossible for ...

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Police, jail authorities need to be held accountable - The Tribune

The Tribune 28th Jul, 2019 07:16 AM

TheTribune: The death in custody on July 21 of Amritsar-based importer Gurpinder Singh (29), a key accused in last month's 532-kg record heroin haul at the ...

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Broken bridge woes for Bandarban dwellers - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 27th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

An important bridge over the Painchhara canal in Bandarban Sadar has been lying broken for the last four months much to the inconvenience of the residents of ...

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3 indigenous villages face land grabbing - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 27th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Cradled in the scenic hilly landscape and close to the town centre, a cluster of three indigenous villages of Bandarban sadar upazila faces grabbing by a resort ...

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World Hepatitis day: Only 10% of Hepatitis carriers aware - Dhaka…

Dhaka Tribune 27th Jul, 2019 08:54 PM

'However, those who are carrying the disease are always at risk of liver cirrhosis or cancer'

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Opium consignment seized in Arunachal Pradesh - Northeast Now

Northeast Now 27th Jul, 2019 04:49 PM

Miao police led by OC Ege Ete nabbed two opium peddlers from the banks of Noa-Dehing River in Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday ...

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‘My School, My Farm’: Mizoram IAS Officer Tackles Malnutritio…

The Better India 25th Jul, 2019 10:49 AM

Mizoram: Meet the IAS Hero Shashanka Ala, who's 'My School, My Farm' initiative is addressing malnutrition in Lawngtlai with agriculture.

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Citizenship Amendment Bill carries the danger of making discrimin…

The Indian Express 25th Jul, 2019 08:36 AM

The process of updating the National Register for Citizens in Assam is a momentous exercise with huge implications for India's constitutional scheme, especially ...

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Mizoram BJP sets up missionary cell to shed 'Hindutva' tag - Time…

Times of India 25th Jul, 2019 08:31 AM

Seeking to shake off the image of a "pro-Hindu party", BJP on Wednesday set up a missionary cell in Christian-majority Mizoram, the only state in the.

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A formula for exclusion - The Indian Express

The Indian Express 25th Jul, 2019 12:30 AM

The Citizenship Amendment Bill carries the danger of making discrimination a formal part of India's refugee policy.

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A formula for exclusion

Indianexpress.com 25th Jul, 2019 12:30 AM

The Citizenship Amendment Bill carries the danger of making discrimination a formal part of India’s refugee policy.

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People’s participation, democracy and local governance: Feature…

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

Mahfuz Anam, Editor & Publisher, The Daily Star. Democracy is under a lot of pressure globally. Many countries are moving in a direction that is unexpected and ...

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BJP to set up missionary cell in Mizoram to fight anti-Christian …

Hindustan Times 24th Jul, 2019 10:15 AM

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will on Wednesday inaugurate its missionary cell in Mizoram, the Christian majority northeastern state where the party has just ...

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Rambutan gaining popularity in Rangamati - The Daily Star

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

In 2008, Somoyon Chakma's brother brought two seeds of rambutan, a tropical fruit closely related to the litchi, from Thailand. He then grew a rambutan plant in ...

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Malaria spreads in Rangamati’s Jurachari - The Daily Star

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

Different areas of Dumdumme union under Jurachari upazila in Rangamati see increasing cases of malaria over the last few months. Dumdumme Para ...

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To Fight Its Communal Image, BJP Sets up Christian Missionary Cel…

The Wire 23rd Jul, 2019 03:06 PM

The cell is aimed at increasing the party's footprint among the Christian-majority population of the state.

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Centre mulls banning e-cigarettes - The Tribune India

The Tribune India 23rd Jul, 2019 06:47 AM

Aditi Tandon. Tribune News *Service*. New Delhi, July 22. The government is mulling ways to ban electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes ...

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Diarrhoea claims 2 lives in Rangamati - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 22nd Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Diarrhoea claimed at least two lives and infected 9 others in Basanta Pangkhoa Para, a village in Balukhali union under Rangamati Sadar upazila, in the last ten ...

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Tripura CM enjoys beauty of waterfall at Silcharra - Northeast Now

Northeast Now 22nd Jul, 2019 06:09 PM

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday found time to visit Silcharra for enjoying the beauty of the Buddha Fall located at Andacherra ADC village in ...

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Rescued from smugglers, 159 cows die of malnutrition in Tripura c…

Hindustan Times 22nd Jul, 2019 06:08 PM

The NGO which runs the cow shelter claims the animals were already malnourished and some were suffering from foot and mouth disease when they when they ...

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Rescued from smugglers, over 150 cows die at Tripura gaushala in …

The Indian Express 22nd Jul, 2019 05:41 PM

Denying the allegations levelled by the NGO, the government has so far concluded that cow deaths at Devipur Gaushala occurred due to malnutrition.

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Rescued from smugglers, over 150 cows die at Tripura gaushala in …

Indianexpress.com 22nd Jul, 2019 05:41 PM

Denying the allegations levelled by the NGO, the government has so far concluded that cow deaths at Devipur Gaushala occurred due to malnutrition.

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Farmers busy planting boro saplings in Manikchari of Rangamati on…

Prothom Alo English 22nd Jul, 2019 02:28 PM

Farmers busy planting boro saplings in Manikchari of Rangamati on 22 July, 2019. Photo: Supriya Chakma.

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Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poe…

Firstpost.com 22nd Jul, 2019 11:49 AM

On 10 July 2019, an FIR was filed against ten Miyah poets and other activists from Assam under five different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Telecommunications Act for a poem titled Write it Down, I am a Miyah written by senior Miyah poet, Ha…

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Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poe…

Firstpost 22nd Jul, 2019 11:49 AM

On 10 July 2019, an FIR was filed against ten Miyah poets and other activists from Assam under five different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the ...

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Former Agrani Bank manager arrested by Anti-Corruption Commission…

The Daily Star 21st Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested a former manager of Agrani Bank's Bandarban Bazar Branch on charge of swindling Tk 27,70000 in ...

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Writers, Academics and Activists Condemn FIRs Against and Online …

The Wire 21st Jul, 2019 07:17 PM

The signatories note that they view Miyah poetry as a "legitimate form of literary protest against the victimisation of Bengal-origin Muslims of Assam".

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To win over Christians, BJP sets up 'missionary cell' in Mizoram …

The New Indian Express 21st Jul, 2019 06:58 PM

The cell, headed by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte, will build relationship with churches and church organisations and help missionaries in whatever way possible ...

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Communications disrupted as flood batters roads in Bangladesh - E…

Eleven Myanmar 21st Jul, 2019 02:21 PM

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - As floods continue to batter regions across Bangladesh, road and rail communications take a heavy toll. Flood has disrupted road ...

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Poverty rate to decrease to 10pc in this term: Hasan - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 21st Jul, 2019 02:03 AM

Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said the country is now hunger-free and the poverty rate will reduce to 10 percent before the next parliament ...

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Contemporary modern masters’ artworks at Dhaka Gallery - The Da…

The Daily Star 20th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Art enthusiasts cannot but get amused with the delightful display of artworks by the 26 contemporary Bangladeshi master painters at Dhaka Gallery, a new ...

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Poverty will reduce to 10pc before next polls: info minister - Th…

The Daily Star 20th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said the country is now hunger-free and the poverty rate will reduce to 10 percent before the next ...

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A look back at National Art Exhibition - newagebd.net

newagebd.net 20th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Returning from the 23rd National Arts Exhibition-2019 at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Akramul Momen shares his experience with New Age Youth

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Star Day at a Glance, Saturday, July 20, 2019 - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 20th Jul, 2019 09:18 PM

Hello dear readers! How are you doing today? Here are the news headlines so far on July 20, 2019.

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NHRC should rethink its strategy as a rights defender - The Daily Star

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

When human rights are violated, the job of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is to provide the victims with legal aid. It can even stand by the ...

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Communications disrupted as flood batters roads - The Daily Star

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

Flood has disrupted road and rail communications across the country as roads, bridges and rail tracks in several districts have been damaged or inundated, ...

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Indian minister steps up calls to deport illegal immigrants - Dai…

Daily Times 19th Jul, 2019 03:52 PM

NEW DELHI: New Delhi will deport all illegal immigrants found in the country, Indian Home Minister Amit Shah told Parliament on Wednesday. The warning ...

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Joint Statement to the 12 Session of the Expert Mechanism on the …

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 19th Jul, 2019 01:01 PM

Prepared by: Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus Delivered by: Nalori Dhammei Chakma. We, indigenous peoples in ...

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BJP eyes last Northeast holdout, sets up Christian cell in Mizora…

Times of India 19th Jul, 2019 09:25 AM

The BJP, which has failed to make inroads in Christian-dominated Mizoram, has set up a 'Christian Missionary Cell' headed by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte,

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BJP eyes last Northeast holdout, sets up Christian cell in Mizora…

Times of India 19th Jul, 2019 09:25 AM

The BJP, which has failed to make inroads in Christian-dominated Mizoram, has set up a 'Christian Missionary Cell' headed by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte,

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Indian minister steps up calls to deport illegal immigrants - Arabnews

Arabnews 19th Jul, 2019 02:47 AM

NEW DELHI: New Delhi will deport all illegal immigrants found in the country, Indian Home Minister Amit Shah told Parliament on Wednesday. The warning ...

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Barkal, Jurachhari without power for 13 days - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 18th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Around fifteen thousand residents of Rangamati's Barkal and Jurachhari upazila have been suffering immensely without power supply for the last 13 days.

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Floods wash away Tk 9cr fish in Sylhet division - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 18th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Floodwater has washed away fish worth Tk 9 crore from 2436 ponds in Sylhet division while rainwater has submerged the hanging bridge over Kaptai Lake in ...

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Gboard v8.5 prepares Google Assistant integration and enhanced au…

Androidpolice.com 18th Jul, 2019 05:15 PM

The latest release of the Gboard app doesn't seem to be reshaping much of the landscape for many users, that is unless they were serious fans of the GIF Camera, but it does bring hints about some potentially significant additions in the future. A teardown bri…

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Gboard v8.5 prepares Google Assistant integration and enhanced au…

Android Police 18th Jul, 2019 05:15 PM

The latest release of the Gboard app doesn't seem to be reshaping much of the landscape for many users, that is unless they were serious fans of the GIF... by ...

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Rain submerges Rangamati hanging bridge - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 18th Jul, 2019 11:14 AM

Rain submerges Rangamati hanging Kaptai Lake bridge. The hanging bridge over Kaptai Lake in Rangamati has been inundated with rise of water level in the ...

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Azizul Hakim’s directorial endeavour - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 17th Jul, 2019 11:30 PM

Renowned actor, Azizul Hakim, has acted in countless television, radio and stage dramas as well as a number of movies during his career. But he's largely ...

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45 cows seized from smugglers die of hyperthermia in Tripura - No…

NorthEast Today 17th Jul, 2019 12:30 PM

NET Bureau At least 45 cows, seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) while being smuggled to neighbouring Bangladesh, died due to alleged neglect at a co.

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Schools turn nutrition gardens in Mizoram district

The Hindu 17th Jul, 2019 01:06 AM

Self-sufficiency in fruits, vegetables to help fight malnutrition in remote border district

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Schools turn nutrition gardens in Mizoram district - The Hindu

The Hindu 17th Jul, 2019 01:06 AM

It takes a powerful SUV almost nine hours on non-rainy days to cover 296 km from Mizoram capital Aizawl southward to Lawngtlai, headquarters of the State's ...

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Hill teachers in financial hardship - The Daily Star

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

Some 840 teachers of 210 primary schools in three hill districts have been spending their days in financial hardship as they have not been getting their salaries ...

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45 cows seized from smugglers die of hyperthermia in Tripura shel…

Firstpost.com 16th Jul, 2019 11:17 PM

The deaths took place during last three days starting from Sunday, officials said. Altogether, 159 cows, which were kept in the cattle shelter at Devipur in Tripura's Sipahijala district have died since 14 May. The post 45 cows seized from smugglers die of hy…

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45 cows seized from smugglers die in a Tripura shelter after bein…

Indiatoday.in 16th Jul, 2019 10:15 PM

The incharge of the cowshelter at Devipur in Sipahijala district, about 26 km from capital Agartala, said the cows died of "hyperthermia" as they were kept in open due to paucity of space and there were incessant rains over the last six days.

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45 cows seized from smugglers die in a Tripura shelter after bein…

India Today 16th Jul, 2019 10:15 PM

At least 45 cows, seized by the BSF while being smuggled to neighbouring Bangladesh, died due to alleged neglect at a cow shelter being run by an NGO in ...

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159 cows seized by BSF die in Tripura shelter since May 14 - EastMojo

EastMojo 16th Jul, 2019 10:04 PM

Delhi-based NGO Dhyan Foundation has been running the 'gaushala' in Sepahijala after an agreement with state govt to house animals seized from border ...

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Mizoram: Chakma girl cleared NET Exam at 21 years - NorthEastIndia24

NorthEastIndia24 16th Jul, 2019 05:55 PM

Chitti Mohnasha Chakma has cleared NET - National Eligibility Test - UGC Exam on 12 July, 2019. She has cleared NET exam in her first attempt and want to be ...

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