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Bangladesh PM Hasina's assurance to Hindus has lessons for India's leadersAs New Delhi puts pressure ...

Deccan Herald 18 Oct 2021
The violence against Hindus in Bangladesh shows no signs of abating, but Sheikh Hasina, the prime minister of Bangladesh, seems to have her heart in the right place ... Bangladesh is a Muslim-majority country ... While exchanging greetings with the Hindu community in Bangladesh, she said, "This land belongs to you; you have your rights ... Bangladesh.
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Violent eviction drive in India’s Assam revives tensions over undocumented migrants

News India Times 17 Oct 2021
The grisly killing of a villager during a campaign to evict hundreds of Muslim families from government land in India’s Assam – captured on a cellphone video used to identify the perpetrators – sparked national outrage ... shares a porous border with Bangladesh.
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Director Brillante Mendoza's 'Gensan Punch' wins at 26th Busan Int’l Film Festival

Manila Bulletin 15 Oct 2021
15 in Busan, South Korea ... “Incredibly strong story narrated in a documentary style ... Other nominees for the Kim Jiseok Award were Roystan Tan of Singapore for his film “24”; Japan’s Ogigami Naoko, “Riverside Mukolitta”; Azerbaijan’s Ilgar Najaf, “Sughra’s Sons”; and Bangladesh’s Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, “No Land’s Man.” ... .
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India should also ensure religion is not used divisively: Sheikh Hasina

The Telegraph India 14 Oct 2021
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said neighbouring countries like India should also be vigilant to ensure that religion is not used to divide people, against the backdrop of communal clashes in several parts of her country during Durga Puja ... Hasina also urged the Hindus in Bangladesh not to consider themselves as “minorities”.
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When global warming stops, seas will still rise

Dawn 13 Oct 2021
Land home to more than half the populations of Bangladesh and Vietnam fall below the long-term high tide line, even in a 2C world ... “Roughly five per cent of the world’s population today live on land below where the high tide level is expected to rise based on carbon dioxide that ...
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First nuclear reactor pressure vessel installed at Bangladesh atomic power plant

Hindustan Times 12 Oct 2021
The Rooppur nuclear power plant is located on the bank of the Ganges river at a distance of 160 km from Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka (Photo Courtesy-Facebook) ... Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh ... Temple located in no-man’s land between India and Bangladesh preps to celebrate Durga Puja.
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Vietnam scouts for Indian corn; Bangladesh, Nepal buying good volumes

Business Line 12 Oct 2021
Bihar source for Bangladesh. “We are exporting corn to Bangladesh at around ₹21,000 a tonne through the India-Bangladesh land borders such as Petrapole,” said Mukesh Singh, Director, MuBala Agro Commodities Pvt Ltd. Most of the corn exported to Bangladesh is sourced from Bihar and, to some extent, Uttar Pradesh.
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‘To dehumanise, terrorise us’: Muslims evicted in India’s Assam

Al Jazeera 12 Oct 2021
Ethnic Assamese nationalists argue that “their land” and “culture” are under threat from “illegal immigrants” from Bangladesh, putting every Bengali-speaking community in the state under suspicion ... brought them from former East Bengal, now Bangladesh, for the same purpose.
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Rising seas to drown cities home to half a billion people

Sina 12 Oct 2021
Land home to more than half the populations of Bangladesh and Vietnam fall below the long-term high tide line, even in a 2 degrees Celsius world ... "Roughly 5 percent of the world's population live on land below where the high tide level is expected to rise based on carbon ...
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When global warming stops, seas will still rise: study

Phys Dot Org 12 Oct 2021
Land home to more than half the populations of Bangladesh and Vietnam fall below the long-term high tide line, even in a 2C world ... In China alone, land occupied today by 200 million people would fall below high tide in a 3C scenario.
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UN, Bangladesh Sign Deal to Aid Rohingya on Island

Voa News 11 Oct 2021
The United Nations and the government of Bangladesh on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in aiding protection and management of Rohingya refugees on an island in the Bay of Bengal where thousands have been relocated from crammed camps near the border with Myanmar, the U.N.
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U.N., Bangladesh sign deal to aid Rohingya relocated to island

Asahi News 11 Oct 2021
DHAKA,Bangladesh--The United Nations and Bangladesh’s government have signed an agreement to work together to help Rohingya refugees on an island in the Bay of Bengal where thousands have been relocated from crammed camps near the Myanmar border ... I am ready and happy to go to my country, land, and to my home.”.
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No man’s land: Durga figure placed in truck between India, Bangladesh borders in Kolkata ‘pandal’

The Wire 11 Oct 2021
#DurgaPuja pandal in #Kolkata showcases “NRC detention camp” theme ... She appears to be sitting in a truck with her belongings scattered around her, and the vehicle is placed in no man’s land between the borders of India and Bangladesh ... Will she be stuck between India and Bangladesh? Is her identity a question mark?”.
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Bangladesh Really Is a Climate Success Story

The Atlantic 10 Oct 2021
F ifty years ago , Bangladesh won independence from Pakistan amid devastating climate disaster ... But the narrative of Bangladesh as a climate victim in waiting is almost entirely misinformed ... Most of Bangladesh’s land is fertile and required for food production, whereas unused nonagricultural land is scarce.
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