“The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of a proposed citizenship law that has been framed by amalgamating two existing laws (and) widening scopes for dual citizenship,” cabinet secretary Shafiul Alam told reporters at a briefing following a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Speaking at a discussion on December 21 last year, 70-year-old Zia had “expressed doubts” about the casualty figures of the 1971 liberation war.
Saiful Hossain Rubel, 22, died in Dhaka’s East Jurain due to a heart attack as the quake struck, police said.
Assam shares only 263 kms of the 4096-km international boundary between India and Bangladesh, and construction of the barbed wire fence along it has remained incomplete due to various reasons.
2015 was the year of migrants. To mark 2016, The Sunday Express tracks 16 people who moved home in 2015, some of them in public glare, some just a footnote in India’s internal migrants story, to begin new lives.
The bombing took place at a mosque run by the minority Ahmmadya Muslim community in Rajshahi in the northwest of the impoverished country, police official Motiar Rahman said.
Bharati, named after the country that has become her new home now — on paper, too — was forced to take upon an arduous journey with her parents on the day she was born, November 22, in Bangladesh.
Among South Asian countries, India fares better than only Afghanistan which is at 152.
Days after the ban on Facebook, WhatsApp and Viber, Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed were hanged simultaneously for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence.
The incident occurred while an open-air performance was being staged outside the Kantajir temple during an annual fair in Dinajpur district, said the local police chief.
The crackdown by the BSF has hiked the price of beef in Bangladesh manifold and is having a crippling effect on their Rs 12,000-crore beef industry.
At least five assailants fired on worshippers during evening prayers Thursday at the mosque in Haripur village in the Bogra district.
The crowd only started thinning after the light began to fade. Specific requests were made, promises exchanged as people drew themselves away painfully, many promising to return the next day.
More than 15 people, mostly leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, have been convicted of war crimes.
The commission also said that no verification is carried out when a person enrols himself or herself as a voter and procurement of fake certificates has become a “norm”