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10 February, 2018 4:02 PM BJP Speaker, NC MLA's remarks stir controversy in J&K Assembly

Ruling BJP’s leader Kavinder Gupta, also J&K Assembly’s Speaker, and opposition National Conference (NC) MLA Akbar Lone cut a sorry figure on Saturday after their remarks in the lower House triggered a furore. As the House met on Saturday and the legislators sought a discussion on the militant attack in a camp in Jammu’s Sunjwan area early in the morning 32

22 January, 2018 7:24 AM Bangladesh says Rohingya return to Myanmar is delayed

Bangladesh said that the repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar will not happen on Tuesday as planned because arrangements were incomplete. “There are many things remaining,” Abul Kalam, Bangladesh’s refugee relief and rehabilitation commissioner, told Reuters by phone on Monday. The list of people to be sent back is yet to prepared, their 35

20 January, 2018 5:30 PM Myanmar making final plans for repatriation

Myanmar is making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who fled conflict in the troubled Rakhine State, State media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the UN. Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu “insisted on completion of the finishing touches on buildings, medical clinics and sanitation 38

18 January, 2018 12:45 PM Can Live Without US Aid, But Not Without Integrity: Pak Foreign Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan is trying to maintain a balance in its relationship with the US and the government has made it clear that Islamabad can live without Washington's aid but will not compromise on national integrity, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said. Addressing the Senate Standing Committee on Finance, Mr Asif said that relations with Washington 45

20 December, 2017 4:25 AM 800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

The number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 800,000 since 2000, says a UN report. United Nations: The number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 800,000 since 2000 and now stands at 3.1 million, a UN report said. In 2000, there were 3.9 million migrants from Bangladesh living in India, according to the 2017 International 52

19 December, 2017 4:44 PM Panel formed for return of Rohingya

Bangladesh and Myanmar have formed a 30-member Joint Working Group (JWG) which will oversee the repatriation of Rohingya refugees. The formation of the JWG, a follow-up to an agreement signed on November 23, was announced on Tuesday after Foreign Secretary-level talks between the two countries in Dhaka. Bangladesh’s Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque and his Myanmarese 31

5 December, 2017 11:43 AM Working to ensure returns of Rohingya refugees, Myanmar tells UN

Myanmar told the United Nations on Tuesday that it was finalising terms for a joint working group with Bangladesh that will launch the process of return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. GENEVA: Myanmar told the United Nations on Tuesday that it was finalising terms for a joint working group with Bangladesh that will launch the process of safe and voluntary 41

24 November, 2017 5:01 PM ‘Doubts rise over Rohingya repatriation agreement’

Experts and aid groups question implementation process A day after Bangladesh and Myanmar announced a deal to repatriate Rohingya refugees back to the Rakhine state, aid agencies, rights groups and experts raised doubts about the implementation of the agreement. According to the agreement signed in Naypyidaw, Bangladesh would start sending the Rohingya 36

24 November, 2017 5:43 AM Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp

The last asylum seekers have abandoned a closed immigration camp on Papua New Guinea, ending a three-week standoff between police and hundreds of men who had been prepared to suffer squalid conditions rather than move to alternative residences. Police Chief Superintendent Dominic Kakas said on Friday police and immigration officials removed all 378 men from the male-only 40

21 November, 2017 6:33 AM Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees, says Suu Kyi

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months. A military clearance operation launched in Myanmar's Rakhine State has driven more than 6,00,000 Rohingya out of the Buddhist-majority 51