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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to restrict movement of migrants

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to restrict movement of migrants
Bangladesh is limiting the movement of more than 400,000 Rohingya migrants who have fled from neighbouring Myanmar. They must stay in fixed places allocated to them by the government and not travel elsewhere, police say. Bangladesh also announced plans to build shelters for up to 400,000 people near the city of Cox’s Bazar. The mainly Muslim Rohingyas have been fleeing a Myanmar government offensive... 

The JOURNALISTS FEDERATION OF INDIA (JFI) joins its affiliate Journalist Association of India (JAI) in condemning the brutal killing of noted journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru, India on September 5.

The JOURNALISTS FEDERATION OF INDIA (JFI) joins its affiliate Journalist Association of India (JAI) in condemning the brutal killing of noted journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru, India on September 5.
The JOURNALISTS FEDERATION OF INDIA (JFI) joins its affiliate Journalist Association of India (JAI) in condemning the brutal killing of noted journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru, India on September 5. The IFJ demands urgent action from the government of India to tackle the worsening situation for FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION in Karntaka state and calls on Law and Order maintain authorities to use every... 

Amit Shah cancels Kolkata event after venue is denied by Mamata govt, BJP cries conspiracy

The tussle between the ruling Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal is getting intense with each passing day. The latest in the duel between the two parties is cancellation of BJP president Amit Shah’s event in Kolkata. The party had to cancel its Nagrik Sammelan scheduled for September 12 due to lack of venue. The event was part of Amit Shah’s 3-day visit... 

The BJP is trying to form an Assam-type grand alliance of regional parties in Meghalaya and Tripura

GUWAHATI: The BJP is trying to form an Assam-type grand alliance of regional parties in Meghalaya and Tripura, which are going to polls next year. In a strategic move in Christiandominated Meghalaya, the party appointed Alphons Kannanthanam, a new member in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ministry, as its in-charge for the assembly election. BJP president Amit Shah is set to visit Meghalaya... 

Obituary: The fearless journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh Soutik Biswas India correspondent

“What are we going to fight over today?” a journalist friend of Gauri Lankesh would usually ask her whenever she made an early morning call to him. “What’s your grudge?” In her breathless, high-pitched voice, Lankesh would usually ask her editor friend why his newspaper hadn’t taken a stronger stand on an issue close to her heart. “If you big guys can’t... 

Israeli jets ‘hit Syrian chemical site’

Israeli jets 'hit Syrian chemical site'
Syria says Israeli jets have hit army positions and killed two soldiers amid reports of attack on chemical site This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App then details on how to do so are available on this... 

No ‘fire and fury’ as Trump team talks North Korea with Congress Patricia Zengerle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s top national security advisers stressed efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the North Korea crisis to Congress on Wednesday, staying far from Trump’s tough talk of potential “fire and fury” military responses to Pyongyang’s missile programme. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence... 

Insight: Indonesian school a launchpad for child fighters in Syria’s Islamic State

Indonesian school a launchpad for child fighters in Syria’s Islamic State Tom Allard SUKAJAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Hatf Saiful Rasul was 11 years old when he told his father, a convicted Islamic militant, that he wanted to leave school and go to Syria to fight for Islamic State.     The boy was visiting his father in a maximum security prison during a break from Ibnu Mas‘ud, his... 

Shri Ravindra Nath,CMD, NSIC congratulated Shri Giriraj Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) ,MSME

Shri Ravindra Nath,CMD, NSIC congratulated Shri Giriraj Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge)  on assuming the Charge of the Ministry of MSME, Government of India on 04/09/17.Also present on the occasion was Shri S.N.Tripathi,AS&DC(MSME) ,Shri C. P Radhakrishnan , Chairman, Coir Board and Senior officials of Ministry of MSME      Read More →

Azerbaijan ‘operated secret $3bn secret slush fund’

Azerbaijan’s ruling elite operated a secret $2.8bn (£2.2bn) slush fund for two years to pay off European politicians and make luxury purchases, an investigation shows. The money was allegedly channelled through four UK-based opaque companies. People said to have been paid include European politicians who adopted a favourable attitude to the government. There is no suggestion that all the recipients... 
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