Settle Rohingya issue bilaterally with Myanmar: China tells Bangladesh

Settle Rohingya issue bilaterally with Myanmar: China tells Bangladesh

Dhaka, November 19 (newsin.asia): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi  has told the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that Bangladesh must settle the Rohingya refugees’ issue with Myanmar bilaterally “through dialogue and discussion.” Wang met Hasina here, en route to Naypyitaw, the capital of Myanmar, to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (AEM) of Foreign Ministers to be […]

Muslim leader’s warning of forced exodus a la Myanmar angers Assam’s leaders

Muslim leader’s warning of forced exodus a la Myanmar angers Assam’s leaders

Assam’s leaders, whether of the Hindutva variety or the Assamese nationalistic variety, are livid with Jamait Ulema-e-Hind leader Maulana Arshad Madani for equating the case of the immigrant Muslims from East Bengal living in Assam with the plight of the Rohingyas of Myanmar, writes P.K. Balachandran in South Asian Monitor. Madani had warned that the […]

Bangladesh poses a “big security challenge” says Indian Minister

Bangladesh poses a “big security challenge” says Indian Minister

New Delhi, November 17 (newsin.asia): Bangladesh poses a “big security challenge” to India on par with Pakistan and China,  the junior Home Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said on Thursday in controversial remarks that clash with on-going efforts to strengthen relations between India and Bangladesh. “It is not only China or Pakistan but Bangladesh poses an […]

West Bengal beats Odisha in the battle for the Rosogolla

West Bengal beats Odisha in the battle for the Rosogolla

New Delhi, November 17: (Reuters): West Bengal has beaten the neighboring State of Odisha in the bitter battle for rights over the Indian sweetmeat “Rosogolla”. The government of India has awarded to the State of West Bengal ownership rights over the “King of Indian Sweets” after a long battle between the two States. Luscious Rosogolla, […]

Bangladesh assures Myanmar it will arrest Rohingya terrorists

Bangladesh assures Myanmar it will arrest Rohingya terrorists

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) November 17: A senior official of the Bangladesh border guards has expressed confidence about arresting any Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) members who might have fled to Bangladesh. This was stated by the Director General of the Bangladesh Abul Hossain Border Guards at a coordination meeting with his Myanmar counterpart in Nay Pyi […]

Chinese robots serve food in Bangladeshi restaurant

Chinese robots serve food in Bangladeshi restaurant

Dhaka, November 17 (newsin.asia): A Chinese company has helped set up Bangladesh’s first “robot restaurant” where food is served by robots. HZX Electronic Technology Company of China provided technical support to the ‘Robot Restaurant’, located in  the Family World Convention Center at Asad Gate, Mirpur Road in Dhaka. Explaining the need to go in for […]

Bangladesh may plunge into turmoil if opposition boycotts 2018 elections

Bangladesh may plunge into turmoil if opposition boycotts 2018 elections

Colombo, November 30: Bangladesh may plunge into turmoil following the declaration by opposition leader Khaleda Zia that her party Bangladesh National Party (BNP) will boycott the 2018 parliamentary elections if there is no Neutral Caretaker Government (NCG) to conduct them, writes P.K.Balachandran in Daily Mirror. The leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Begum […]

BNP to opt out of Bangla parliamentary polls if Neutral Caretaker Govt is not installed

BNP to opt out of Bangla parliamentary polls if Neutral Caretaker Govt is not installed

Dhaka, November 12 (BDNews24):  The Bangladesh opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia has threatened to boycott the 2018 parliamentary for the second time if they are not held under a Neutral Caretaker Government (NCG). The leader of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) told a rally “in Dhaka on Sunday: ” A fair election is not possible […]

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