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BD peacekeepers earn reputation by protecting Congo

Torching of houses and killing of people in broad daylight are the everyday affairs there. Even 20 years into the launch of the UN Peacekeeping Mission, the area is still known as a battlefield. Bangladesh peacekeepers have to patrol this most dangerous area in Blukua of the Djugu territory to save people’s lives. Read More »

“Three Bangladeshi daughters” shine in UK polls again

DHAKA– Three Bangladeshi-origin female politicians dubbed as “tin kanya” or “three daughters” shined again the UK general elections with their re-election in Thursday’s polls. The three – Bangabandhu’s granddaughter Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, Rushanara Ali and Dr Rupa Huq – retained their seats with a resounding victory on Labour Party ticket. Rushanara Ali was elected for the four consecutive terms while ... Read More »

Indian citizenship law ‘discriminatory’ against Muslims: UN

The United Nations human rights office voiced concern on Friday that India’s new citizenship law is “fundamentally discriminatory in nature” by excluding Muslims and called for it to be reviewed. Violent clashes erupted in Delhi between police and thousands of university students on Friday protesting the enactment of the contentious new law. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government has ... Read More »