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Mamata to accompany Modi in Bangladesh visit

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would accompany Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his two-day Bangladesh visit starting from June 6. According to PTI, Education and Parliamentar ...

Humayun Azad's son reportedly gets death threat

Late professor Humayun Azad's son Ananya Azad, whose name is on a “hit-list” of secular writers drawn up by Islamist extremists, has reportedly received a death threat. According to ...

Evening Brief

Govt checking Sabbir's parents' claim  The government is checking the claim brought by the parents of missing Ahsanullah University student Sabbir Hassan that he was among the rescued ...

Govt checking Sabbir's parents' claim

The government is checking the claim brought by the parents of missing Ahsanullah University student Sabbir Hassan that he was among the rescued boat people, said State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md ...

Kenyan lawyer offers livestock to marry Obama's daughter

A Kenyan lawyer has offered US president Barack Obama livestock in exchange for his 16-year old daughter Malia`s hand in marriage. The lawyer, Felix Kiprono, said he was ready to offer 50 cows, 70 ...

Salahuddin shifted to hospital

BNP Joint Secretary General Salahuddin Ahmed has been shifted to North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (Neigrihms) from a Shillong jail. The BNP leader was a ...

One body per grave, says Malaysia

The 139 graves found near migrants-trafficking camps in northern Malaysia holds only one body each, Malaysia's deputy home minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has said. The Malaysian minister ca ...

Midday Brief

Hindus from Bangladesh to be legal residents of India The Narendra Modi government has decided to issue an executive order to help religious minorities from Pakistan and Bangladesh who live in Indi ...

Hindus from Bangladesh to be legal residents of India

The Narendra Modi government has decided to issue an executive order to help religious minorities from Pakistan and Bangladesh who live in India, to get residential permits, reports NDTV. The decis ...

HRW: Put rights at centre of boat people summit

Friday’s Bangkok meeting on Southeast Asia boat people crisis should reach binding agreements to save people at sea, permit them to disembark without conditions, and ensure unimpeded access for ...