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India deports five Rohingya, UN angry

India deports five Rohingya, UN angry

GUWAHATI: The UNHCR has slammed India for deporting a Rohingya family of five members, who served prison term in Assam for five years, to on Thursday for illegal entry. The UN refugee agency, in a statement, said that it ‘regrets India‘s decision to repatriate a group of Rohingya to Myanmar, […]

13 Myanmar police killed in attacks by ethnic Rakhine rebels: army

13 Myanmar police killed in attacks by ethnic Rakhine rebels: army

YANGON: Thirteen officers were killed in Friday morning‘s co-ordinated raids on police posts, the army said, in a brazen attack by scores of ethnic Rakhine rebels which adds a dangerous new dimension to conflict in the western state. Militants from the Arakan Army (AA), who are seeeking greater autonomy for […]

Two alleged Rohingya drug dealers found dead in Bangladesh

Two alleged Rohingya drug dealers found dead in Bangladesh

DHAKA: police on Saturday found the bullet-ridden bodies of two alleged Rohingya drug dealers in a southeastern coastal town notorious for its connection with the meth trade. Teknaf town police chief Prodip Kumar Das said the bodies were found lying next to a highway beside the sea and some 10,000 […]

Second Rohingya group set to be deported to Myanmar

Second Rohingya group set to be deported to Myanmar

GUWAHATI: Police on Thursdaytook a Rohingya Muslim family of five to the border by bus,readying to deport them to neighbouring as the second such group expelled in four months during a crackdown on illegal immigrants. The Rohingya are regarded as illegal aliens in India and are considered as a security […]

PM Modi congratulates Hasina, Delhi eyes Dhaka as key to Act East plan

PM Modi congratulates Hasina, Delhi eyes Dhaka as key to Act East plan

NEW DELHI: With Sheikh Hasina?s Awami League winning handsomely in national elections, India plans to continue investing in to build on the growing economy of its eastern neighbour, and make it the linchpin of India?s Act East policy. PM Modi was the first foreign leader to congratulate Hasina, with whom […]