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The soldiers’ General who fought all of India’s wars

INDIA’S GREATEST wartime hero was laid to rest unsung at the ripe old age of 97 on May 24. It marked the end of an era. There was no ceremonial send-off, no ritual last rites at the crematorium, no...

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Bangladesh striving to address poverty, terrorism: Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government was striving to rid the country of poverty and terrorism, besides protecting the youth from the menace of drug abuse. Speakin...

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Evading the ‘kala party’: Hindu refugees in Myanmar’s Rakhine state recount escape from Rohingya ...

Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh): Residents of Chikanchari in the troubled Rakine state of Myanmar had a miraculous escape from a killer squad of Rohingya militants who had butchered inhabitants of neighbo...

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Golden chapter in Indo-Bangladesh ties: Narendra Modi

Bangladesh is seeking India’s support in mounting pressure on Myanmar to take back the Rohingyas refugees. The unsolved Teesta water sharing agreement is also a pain point for India’s eastern neigh...

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Myanmar’s finance minister resigns – president

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's Finance Minister Kyaw Win has resigned, President Win Myint said on Friday, without giving a reason.

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Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate Bangladesh Bhavan, attend Visva-Bharati University’s conv...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, met his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Friday. They attended the convocation ceremony of Visva-Bharati ...

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Burma ( ), a historic name for the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, also known simply by another historic name, Myanmar, ( , or ), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by China, Thailand, India, Laos and Bangladesh.