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Day after Gujarat polls, Winter session likely from December 15

The Winter session of Parliament is likely to be held between December 15 and January 5, beginning a day after voting ends for the Gujarat Assembly elections. The final call will be taken in a meet...

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Rohingya get ‘nationality verification’ forms, they call it a grim reminder

The five-page form has questions pertaining to education details, occupation before leaving Myanmar, colour of eyes and hair, Myanmar home address, details of leaving the country, place of departur...

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Two Bangla ‘terrorists’, arms dealer remanded to 14-day police custody

A Kolkata court on Wednesday remanded two suspected members of the banned Bangladeshi terrorist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) and an Indian arms dealer to 14 days’ police custody. Public Prose...

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U.S. calls Myanmar moves against Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population “ethnic cleansing” and threatened targeted sanctions against those respon...

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Pope to meet head of Myanmar army, Rohingya refugees: Vatican

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will meet the head of Myanmar’s army and Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, both late additions to a tour of the two countries next week. Pope Francis waves as h...

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Art of Living doesn't act for government agencies: Ravi Shankar

Shillong: The outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on Wednesday claimed that the two arrested volunteers of Art of Living were authorised by the Indian government to open peace p...

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Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a sovereign state in South Asia. It is located at the apex of the Bay of Bengal, bordered by the Republic of India and Burma (Myanmar) on its north, west and east, and separated from Nepal and Bhutan by India's narrow Siliguri corridor.