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[18 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

report in bdnews24.com, Sept 18, 2017
Rapid Action Battalion or RAB has arrested a man at Banani in Dhaka suspecting him to be a member of the outlawed militant group, the Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh or Neo-JMB.
The elite police unit detained the suspect, identified as ‘Mahmud’ alias ‘Mishu’ aka ‘Helal’, at a travel agency, Musa International, on Sunday night.
RAB-11 Senior ASP Md Alep Uddin told bdnews24.com that former East West University student Mahmud was working as a receptionist at the travel agency.
He is accused in a case in Narayanganj’s Fatullah, according to …

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[18 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

The writer, a retired Professor of Economics at Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada and a researcher on politics in South Asia.
The recent exodus of approximately 400,000 Rohingyas from the Arakan province of Myanmar to the coastal part of Bangladesh is the result of systematic ethnic cleansing. This ethnic cleansing is due to the religion and the skin colour of the Rohingyas. Historically these inhabitants have lived in the Arakan province of Myanmar for hundreds of years. They have been systematically decimated and their lands, houses and crops have been set on …

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[18 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

www.bdnews24.com, April 17, 2017 at 19:10:21.0 BdST
The foreign minister has said Bangladesh will sign six agreements and memoranda of understanding with Bhutan during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit beginning on Tuesday.
AH Mahmood Ali was briefing reporters on Monday on the three-day visit at the invitation of her Bhutanese counterpart.
Both sides will sign deals on removal of double taxation, agriculture, cultural affairs, use of Bangladesh’s inland water by Bhutan, standards of products and land given to Bangladesh for establishing a permanent embassy.
Hasina will also inaugurate an international conference on autism and …

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[13 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

Amid hue and cry on Panama Papers Leaks in the country, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani is expected to arrive on January 25th for a two-day visit to Pakistan, it has been learnt reliably on Thursday. According to sources, the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani will visit Pakistan on January 25th on the invitation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who will receive the distinguished guest upon arrival.
The Emir of Qatar is expected to receive the royal protocol as he will …

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[13 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who is on an official visit to Qatar, called on Minister of State for Defence Dr Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Attiya on Thursday.
According to a press release issued by Pakistan Navy, matters of mutual interest and defence collaboration were discussed during the meeting.
The admiral highlighted Pakistan’s commitment and resolve in the fight against terrorism and laid stress on the role of the Pakistan Navy in this regard, including participation in the ‘coalition maritime campaign plan’ and ‘counter piracy operations’, as well …

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[12 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

The author is a senior editor with People’s Daily, and currently a senior fellow with the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China.
The Military Demarcation Line (MDL), more widely known as the 38th Parallel, is a tourist destination included in most itineraries of Chinese tourist groups in South Korea. In recent memories of the Chinese people regarding the Korean Peninsula, it is perhaps the most renowned attraction.
However, most of the time, tourists can only look upon the distant green-clad region from a high observation deck. The majestic …

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[12 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

Local officials in Herat province are saying at least three Iranians have been arrested by the Afghan police over terror charges.
An official in the counter-terrorism directorate Fazal-ur-Rehman Khadem said the three Iranians were arrested as they were operating in the province to carry out assassination of the individuals.
No further details were given regarding the possible target of the individuals.
However, Khadem said the men were initially claiming that they are residents of Afghanistan but further investigations revealed that they were Iranian nationals.
He said the men have not confessed to their crime …

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[11 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

The author is a reporter with the Global Times.
It would be naïve for India to assume that its economy will boom if it draws closer to the upcoming Trump administration amid a pending trade war between Beijing and Washington. Overestimating US-India economic ties may mislead India and send it down the wrong path for economic development.
New Delhi needs to be realistic in terms of growth. Instead of tilting toward the US, it should focus on developing its manufacturing industry and integrating itself into the global supply chain to expand exports …

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[7 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON: The United States added Hamza bin Laden, son and would-be heir of the late global jihadist leader Osama bin Laden, to its terrorist blacklist on Thursday.
Hamza, who is in his mid-twenties, has become active as an Al Qaeda propagandist since his father’s death at the hands of US special forces on May 2, 2011.
According to letters found during the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Abbottabad, Hamza wrote to the Saudi-born Al Qaeda leader asking to be trained to follow him.
A CIA analyst who examined the …

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[7 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

Dismissing a Buddhist ritual held by the Dalai Lama as a political tool, Chinese officials denied that thousands of Tibetan pilgrims were pressured to return to China.
“Taking advantage of the presence of the Dalai Lama, the Kalachakra (wheel of time) teachings have inveigled Tibetans into illegally going abroad over the last decade,” Zhu Weiqun, chairman of the Ethnic and Religious Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, told the Global Times on Thursday.
The Dalai Lama will this month preside over the 34th Kalachakra initiation at Bodhgaya in eastern India, …