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3 November, 2017 12:07 PM Al-Qaeda suspect accuses Tihar guards of sexual harassment

It is alleged that Rahman had come to India to train refugee Rohingya Muslims to fight the Myanmar Army.  New Delhi: An Al-Qaeda suspect lodged in Tihar jail on charges of radicalizing Rohingyas to fight the Myanmar Army has accused the prison guards of sexually harassing him, a media report said on Friday. Rahman moved an application against five Tamil 31

3 November, 2017 2:30 AM Over 800,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh in most acute situation: UN

United Nations: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the "most acute" situation. Grandi made the remarks about Rohingya refugees, as in comparison to 65 million to 66 million people forcibly displaced in the world, Xinhua news agency reported 28

29 October, 2017 4:34 PM Despite Rohingya crisis, thousands march in support of military

Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international community for its ongoing crackdown against the Muslim-majority Rohingya. Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international 9

23 October, 2017 2:17 PM Bangladesh sends delegation to Myanmar as Rohingya crisis deepens

Bangladesh on Monday sent a high-level delegation to Myanmar for talks on the deepening Rohingya crisis as Dhaka sought to increase pressure on Naypyidaw to take back 600,000 members of the minority Muslim community who have fled Rakhine state to escape persecution. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan is leading the 12-member delegation comprising chiefs 31

23 October, 2017 9:02 AM Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

Officials have made plans to harvest, and possibly sell, thousands of acres of crops left behind by the fleeing Rohingya, according to govt documents Officials have made plans to harvest, and possibly sell, thousands of acres of crops left behind by the fleeing Rohingya, according to state government documents reviewed by Reuters. “The establishment 40

22 October, 2017 2:42 PM India for safe return of Myanmar nationals, says Sushma Swaraj

Bangladesh has sought India’s ‘sustained pressures’ on Myanmar for its resolution of the Rohingya crisis External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday expressed deep concern at the spate of violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar and said India wanted the safe return of Rohingya to their homeland. Ms. Swaraj, who is in Dhaka on a two-day visit, was addressing 69

22 October, 2017 9:25 AM Morally, Ethically Not Right To Continue: Jammu Lawmaker On Quitting PDP

Vikramaditya Singh, son of senior Congress leader Karan Singh, had joined the PDP in August 2015 Jammu: Vikramaditya Singh, PDP lawmaker and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir's former Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, today resigned from the party saying it was "no longer possible for me to be part of a party that continues to disregard aspirations of Jammu 58

16 October, 2017 5:19 PM ‘Free movement’ along Myanmar border

Home Ministry holds talks with four northeastern States The Centre is putting in measures to facilitate free movement of Indian and Myanmarese citizens within 16 km along the Myanmar border. On Monday, the Home Ministry held consultations with four States — Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh — on the Free Movement Regime (FMR). In June, the Ministry 27

16 October, 2017 9:28 AM China, India can help solve Rohingya crisis: Chinese daily

BEIJING: India and China can jointly lead efforts to solve the Rohingya crisis by offering humanitarian aid to Myanmar's conflict-ridden Rakhine state, an article in the state-run media has said. "Given the interests Beijing and New Delhi share with Myanmar, the two could cooperate in offering humanitarian aid to Rakhine state, assist Bangladesh in resettlement 52

16 October, 2017 4:00 AM Eight dead as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh

At least eight people drowned and dozens more are missing after a boat packed with Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh sank on Monday, the latest victims of a half a million strong exodus sparked by an army crackdown in Myanmar. The boat was carrying an estimated 50 people when it went down in the estuary of the Naf river that divides the two countries, Border 34