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They displayed various placards depicting slogans of- "Conrad Sangma don't take away the job opportunities of our youth," "Stop our work permit to Bangladeshis," "protect our people, stop the proposal of Conrad Sangma to issue work permit to Bangladeshi nationals,". Congress leaders who began ... protest
Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the New Year, or the first day of the spring, was welcomed with a call for Bangalees to remember their self-identity in this era of globalisation. The festival celebration began at dawn, with special pantabhaat (soaked rice fried hilsha), traditional songs, women wearing ...
Twenty-three Bangladesh nationals have been deported from Papua New Guinea for breaches of visa conditions. PNG's Minister for Immigration and Border Security confirmed the group were picked up through joint agency spot checks in October of last year. Explaining the length of time it has taken ...
Bangladeshis reported among seven killed, eight injured in Saudi Arabia fire. Md Shofi Ullah, Saudi Arabia Correspondent, bdnews24.com. Published: ... Some of the Bangladeshi workers in the area said there were Bangladeshis among the victims. They also provided details, but bdnews24.com could ...
Meghalaya CM defends his idea of issuing work permit for Bangladeshis. Shilajit Kar Bhowmik; Published at 04:45 PM April 13, 2018. Meghalaya CM defends his idea of issuing work permit for Bangladeshis. File photo: Newly-elected Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma Conrad ...

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Kongkal Sangma's suggestion to issue work permits for Bangladeshis to address the challenge of infiltration has met steep opposition. The Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP) and Hynniewtrep National Youth Front (HNYP) have objected to the idea, ...
The Bangladeshis began their tour of the West Indies with a morale-boosting three-wicket win against the West Indies Cricket Board XI. In a low-scoring match in St Vincent, the Board XI, with six international players in their ranks, won the toss and chose to bat on an easy-paced pitch, but were soon undone by the ...
Mohammad Zeaur Rahman Dalu, a man who was sentenced last week to a prison term of four months of time already served for his role in a CW-1 scam, has filed a lawsuit in federal court and exposed those allegedly engaged in a long-standing practice of exploiting Bangladeshis as cheap labor for profit.
Conrad Kongkal Sangma, chief minister of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, mooted the idea of issuing work permits to Bangladeshi nationals to address the challenge of infiltration. Sangma mentioned this possibility to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when the latter along with State Home ...
Hundreds of thousands of Bangladeshis visit India every year. But many parts of India require special permits to visit. In order to make these regions more accessible to tourists, the Indian government has decided to reduce restrictions in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh's ...
US Customs and Border Protection said in a press release on Friday that it arrested 8 Bangladeshis this week for illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico. The Bangladeshis were arrested in the town of Laredo south of the US state of Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. The Laredo sector Border ...
A bunch of tree roots on his head, Ramzan Ali was coming back towards his polythene and bamboo hut at the Kutupalong refugee camp. “Where did you get these roots?” I asked. Ramzan Ali said he dug them out from the forest. The Rohingya received rice and lentils from donor agencies, but they need to ...
Four and a half decades on, the time has come for the post-1971 generation of Bangladeshis to pick up the torch and continue the nation's long march to greatness. The older generation is fading into the twilight, their job well done. They have bequeathed to us a proud and independent nation, one that can ...
"Bangladeshis here are proudly taking part in development of the UAE. In 1970s and 80s there was more involvement of Bangladeshi professionals in the UAE economy. In the agriculture sector, most of the workers are from Bangladesh. Janata Bank was one of the two foreign banks to start operations here ...
India's anti-terrorism force on Friday arrested 6 Bangladeshis from Mumbai, the capital of the west-central Indian state of Maharashtra, for staying in the country without valid documents, the Hindustan Times reported. The arrested accuseds are in the 19-24 age groups and hail from Chittagong, Noakhali ...
Bangladeshi nationals on Friday staged a protest outside the Pakistan High Commission in London demanding an official apology from Islamabad for committing 1971 genocide. The demonstration was organised by Bangabandu Parishad and the protesters were seen carrying posters with the slogan, ...

The impending graduation of Bangladesh to developing country status is the achievement of the people, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday. The PM was addressing a reception accorded to her at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka. “This achievement is the ...
The accused were in contact with people in Bangladesh. Five mobile phones seized from them have been sent for forensic examination and once its report comes in, the agency hope to get more leads on their communication with the terror elements. Scrutinisation of arrested accused Mandal's mobile ...
The Bangladesh Ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams said on Wednesday that the three remaining bodies of the Bangladeshi victims, who died in the crash of a plane operated by Bangladeshi airline US-Bangla, have been identified. The bodies of Nazrul Islam, Pias Roy and Alifuzzaman were ...
The bodies of 32 out of 49 victims, including 17 Bangladesh nationals, of the US-Bangla Airlines plane that crashed in Kathmandu last week have been identified. The Bangladesh Embassy in Nepal released a list of the identified Bangladeshi victims, including three crewmembers of the plane, in this ...
Four Bangladeshi nationals, who were injured during the US-Bangla BS211 plane crash in Kathmandu, have been released from hospital. Shahreen Ahmed, Mehedi Hasan, his wife Saiyada Kamrunnahar Shwarna and Almun Nahar Annie, were released on Wednesday evening. They are free to return to ...
PETALING JAYA: An Immigration Department raid saw 28 Bangladesh nationals arrested after they were found to be running an illegal homestay business in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. In the 11.45pm raid on Thursday (March 8), the Department officers raided a high-end residential premises. Immigration ...
The Cabinet has approved the drafts of the National Hajj and Umrah Policy 2018 and the Hajj Package 2018, fixing the minimum cost for a Hajj pilgrim under government arrangement at Tk331,359. The approval was given in the regular Cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office with Prime Minister ...
Now, a minister and a number of MPs in Bangladesh are demanding actions against 18 Bangladeshis, including controversial business tycoon Moosa Bin Shamsher, whose names have appeared as investors in Malta through the Paradise Papers obtained and released by the International Consortium of ...
Both the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party respond aggressively to the issue of “illegal” Muslim Bangladeshis, the largest “illegal” migrant group in India. Such a response is rooted in the racial underpinnings of Hindutva ideology, which right-wing political formations have ...
No Bangladeshis were killed or injured in the shooting spree at a Florida high school, said Atiquer Rahman, executive vice president at the Association of Bi-National Chambers of Commerce in Florida.
India's Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, has said that his ministry would examine the Meghalaya government's proposal of issuing work permits to Bangladeshis. Rijiju said, "the government would not take a decision that was harmful to the interests of the country or region." Giving ...
Before they are carried home, namaz-e-janaza for the 23 Bangladeshis will be held on the premises of Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu this morning, said US-Bangla Airlines Chief Executive Officer Imran Asif. He requested relatives of the deceased to contact the US-Bangla Airlines authorities with ...
ATS officials told the court they were investigating which route the three Bangladeshis took to enter India, and how they obtained the Indian documents. They also told the court that primary investigation has revealed the trio had helped members of the banned outfit ABT, and details of “communication” ...
A bunch of tree roots on his head, Ramzan Ali was coming back towards his polythene and bamboo hut at the Kutupalong refugee camp. “Where did you get these roots?” I asked. Ramzan Ali said he dug them out from the forest. The Rohingya received rice and lentils from donor agencies, but they need to ...
India's Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, has said that his ministry would examine the Meghalaya government's proposal of issuing work permits to Bangladeshis. Rijiju said, “the government would not take a decision that was harmful to the interests of the country or region.” Giving his ...
Two Bangladeshi citizens were killed in a road accident in the Pahang region of Malaysia on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Farhad Hossain and Rafiqul Islam, according to Shahedul Islam, labour councillor of the Bangladesh Embassy in Malaysia . He also said: “The accident ...
Frightened wild elephants attempting to pass through a camp housing refugees from Myanmar in Bangladesh's Cox Bazaar have killed 10 people, UN refugee agency UNHCR said Tuesday. UNHCR senior environmental coordinator, Andrea Dekrout, briefed journalists in Geneva by telephone about the ...
Language and independence are intertwined in Bangladesh, so it's fitting that a holiday celebrating the mother tongue is held so dear by the local Bengali community. International Mother Language Day was celebrated last month at DFW Family Church in Irving to commemorate the sacrifice of ...
According to the junior minister, nearly 300,000 Bangladeshis are in Kuwait on work visa and 80,000 people have migrated there since the country reopened its market in 2016. The foreign ministry said during the meeting with the labour minister, the state minister appreciated the government of Kuwait for ...
For as long as most Bangladeshis have been alive, political power in the country has been more or less evenly divided between the Awami League (AL) and the BNP. But now, for the first time, it looks as though one of the parties is within striking distance of a blow that will take the other party out of ...
DHAKA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Millions of Bangladeshis in the first seven months of the fiscal year 2017-18 (July 2017-June 2018) remitted home 8.31 billion U.S. dollars, a central bank official said Sunday. In the first seven months of the fiscal year 2016-17 (July 2016-June 2017), Bangladesh received 7.18 ...
Srinagar (J-K) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) Vikram Randhawa on Saturday warned that the continued illegal presence of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas in Jammu and Kashmir creates the potential for them to offer shelter to militants. Randhawa ...
Chinese traditional folk music and other artistic performances have captured imagination of the Bangladeshi people and the artists have won ... He went on to express his hope that through such cultural exchanges, the friendly relations between the people of Bangladesh and China will be further ...
With elections approaching in the three north-eastern states of Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura, the issue of cross-border migration has surfaced again. For decades, anxieties about migration from Bangladesh have been a driving force in politics across states in the border region of the North East.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has said the hard-earned remittances of Bangladeshi migrant workers living around the world have been making significant contribution to development back home, with the number of Bangladeshis going abroad for employment exceeding one million in 2017 ...
In an extremely controversial step, the Mumbai Police arrested six Bengali people from West Bengal's East Burdwan district for being 'illegal' Bangladeshis working and living in Mumbai. The six people, some of whom have been working for two decades in Mumbai, were arrested by the Criminal ...
The Bangladeshis said they feared for their safety if the repatriation did not begin soon. “The people of Ukhia are worried and they have been spent sleepless nights as a section of the Rohingya people have been active in criminal activities inside and outside the camps. They have been killing themselves.
There are fewer than half a million Bangladeshis living in the border district where the refugees have set up safe haven. There are now more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees living in the camps, with more than 600,000 of those new arrivals since the vicious violence perpetrated by the Myanmar security ...
The government is planning to bring back Bangladeshis illegally staying in Europe. The European Union (EU) has already allocated 12.5 million Euros as an incentive for repatriation efforts. “We want Bangladeshis staying illegally in Europe to come back home on their own volition,” a government official in ...
Expatriate Bangladeshis can now directly inform the ministry about their problems through the permanent 'digital help desk' set up by the Wage Earners' Welfare Board (WEWB). A temporary call centre was set up two years ago with the technical assistance of Access to Information project. But systematic ...
Migrants Without Shoes: Stories of Ethiopians and Bangladeshis in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia. They left their homes for a better life, only to face sexual violence and beatings by police. By Vijay Prashad / AlterNet. January 17, 2018, 1:49 PM GMT. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to ...
For instance, Asam Bani, a popular weekly, claimed in its August 18, 1994 edition that 16 lakh Bangladeshis had entered Assam between 1971 and 1991. Who were they? Muslims, Asam Bani declared, after analysing the Census data. Since Hindus had a growth rate of 41.89% in 1971-1991 and Muslims ...
England's Test series against Bangladesh could prove dangerous, not because the hosts are good, but because they are bad. In the Telegraph, Scyld Berry warns of the dangerous consequences. This series will be a test of character for England another fortnight of shuttling between Dhaka and Chittagong ...


 

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