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Assam protests infiltration of Bangladeshis in India

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:56

Various activist groups, including tribal organisations and the All Assam Students Union, staged a protest in Assam against the state government for its inability to stop Bangladeshis from infiltrating into the state.

CEC meets political parties in Jharkhand ahead of polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:27

BJP on Monday raised its apprehensions of a large number of Bangladeshi infiltrators getting into voter`s list and urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter before the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

Bangladesh urged to disband paramilitary unit

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:57

The Bangladesh government should disband the paramilitary Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Human Rights Watch said Monday.

House fire kills five in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 04:19

Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh`s Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

Bangladesh concerned over India`s river linking project

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:40

Worried over India`s ambitious river interlinking project, Bangladesh has asked its water resource ministry to get a "clear picture" of New Delhi`s initiative.

Bangladesh authorities finally free Suchitra`s home

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:18

Bengali film legend Suchitra Sen`s ancestral home in Bangladesh`s Pabna district was Wednesday finally freed from the clutches of the Imam Ghazali Institute after more than a three-decade tussle.

Bangladesh prohibits marriage with Myanmar`s Muslim Rohingyas

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:53

Bangladesh has banned official marriages between its nationals and Myanmar`s Muslim Rohingya refugees as they wed and use the marriage certificate for getting citizenship and Bangladeshi passports.

International tribunal decides on Indo-Bangla maritime boundary row

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 01:19

The Permanent Court of Arbitration at Hague in Netherlands has awarded Bangladesh 19,467 sq km out of total 25,602 sq km disputed area with India in the Bay of Bengal.

Respect UN court award on maritime boundary with Bangladesh: India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:40

India said that it respected the verdict of UN tribunal that has ruled that most of the disputed 25,602 sq km exclusive economic zone and territorial waters in the Bay of Bengal belong to Bangladesh.

India studying full implications of maritime boundary verdict

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 21:50

India on Tuesday said it was "studying" the "full implications" of the verdict of the Arbitration Tribunal for Delimitation of Maritime Boundary in Hague under which Bangladesh has been given 19,467 sq km of the total 25,602 sq km disputed area.

UN tribunal rules for Bangladesh in sea border dispute with India

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:25

A UN tribunal has awarded Bangladesh nearly four-fifths of an area sprawling over 25,000 sq km (9,700 sq miles) in the Bay of Bengal, ending a dispute over a sea border with India that has ruffled ties between the neighbours for more than three decades.

Bangladesh urged to withdraw draft law on NGOs

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:19

The Bangladesh government has proposed a law that would impose draconian restrictions on already beleaguered NGOs, Human Rights Watch said Sunday.