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Female caretaker held for thefts at 4 houses in Panchkula

Hindustan Times 19 Sep 2023
Police have arrested Sunita, 25, alias Tanu of Manimajra for thefts at four houses where she was deployed as a caretaker. She was produced before a local court and sent to one-day police remand ... (iStock) ... Sector 7 station house officer inspector Somvir Dhaka urged the residents to be cautious while hiring caretakers ... ....

Norwegian Telenor funded attempted political coup d’etat in Bangladesh

Blitz 18 Sep 2023
In December 2007, law enforcement agencies in Bangladesh raided the corporate office of GrameenPhone in Dhaka and seized large volume of documents related to its illegal activities ... Following this, Anders Jensen, chief executive officer of the Grameenphone in a written statement ...

With no help, Dhakka Basti villagers in Jalandhar forced to recover bricks from riverbed

Indian Express 17 Sep 2023
Residents of Dhaka Basti, a village in Punjab\u2019s Jalandhar, are retrieving bricks from their houses that were washed during the devastating floods in July from the Sutlej River. Dhaka Basti, under the Lohian block of the Shahkot sub-division, suffered extensive damage during the floods on the night of July 11.

Bangladesh court jails prominent rights activists for two years

Al Jazeera 14 Sep 2023
Adilur Rahman Khan outside the court in Dhaka [Munir uz Zaman/AFP] ... Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury, reporting from Dhaka, said the court verdict “sends out a chilling message” ... Khan and Elan were in the court in Dhaka for their sentencing, which several foreign diplomats attended.

UK announces $3.7M in new humanitarian support for Rohingya in Bangladesh

Anadolu Agency 12 Sep 2023
... Bhasan Char are able to access healthcare, clean water, hygiene and sanitation services and cooking fuel,” said Sir Philip Barton, permanent under-secretary at the UK’s Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office, who landed in Dhaka on Monday for a two-day visit.

Macron in Bangladesh to 'consolidate' France's Asia-Pacific push

Manila Bulletin 11 Sep 2023
France's President Emmanuel Macron (L) speaks as Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina looks on during the ceremony of signing bilateral agreements at the Prime Minister's office in Dhaka on September 11, 2023 ... DHAKA, Bangladesh -- President Emmanuel Macron was in Bangladesh ...

Macron lands in Dhaka, 1st French president to visit Bangladesh since 1990

Anadolu Agency 10 Sep 2023
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday landed in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, the first such visit from France in the last 33 years, to further intensify the trade and diplomatic relations ... Both leaders are scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting on Monday morning local time at Prime Minister Hasina’s office in Dhaka.

Fake experts praising Bangladesh gov’t in media before elections: AFP probe

Al Jazeera 07 Sep 2023
“These articles primarily promote narratives that are favourable to the current Bangladesh government.” A salesman arranges bundles of newspapers along a roadside in Dhaka [Munir Uz Zaman/AFP] ... Bangladesh’s Daily New Age editor Nurul Kabir speaks with AFP at his office in Dhaka [Munir Uz Zaman/AFP].

Bangladesh’s government lawyer faces action for siding with troubled Nobel winner

La Prensa Latina 05 Sep 2023
“He (Bhuiyan) is a DAG (Deputy Attorney General) in charge of the Attorney General’s Office,” the law minister told reporters in Dhaka ... A government official filed a case with Dhaka’s labor court in 2021 against Yunus and three others for not confirming the jobs of some 100 workers at Grameen Telecom, the company that he heads.

Bangladesh heading towards one-party rule: NYT

Urdu Point 03 Sep 2023
"Bangladesh's multiparty democracy is being methodically strangled in crowded courtrooms across this country of 170 million people," The New York Times said in a dispatch from Dhaka, headlined ... "When asked during an interview in her Dhaka office about using the judiciary to harass the opposition, Ms.

Rajasthan government transfers seven IAS officers

Deccan Herald 01 Sep 2023
Rajasthan Heritage Corporation CEO Teekamchand Bohra will be the new District Collector of Shahpura, it said.</p>.<p>IAS officers Omprakash Kasera, Babulal Goyal and Hanumanmal Dhaka have also been ...

‘Wait never ends’ for families of the forcibly disappeared in Bangladesh

Al Jazeera 30 Aug 2023
Dhaka, Bangladesh – Adiba Islam Hridi says she is tired of holding a placard showing her missing father ... Hridi’s vacant eyes betray strain and weariness as she sat with around 20 other children inside an auditorium in Dhaka on Wednesday to mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances.

The Man They Couldn’t Silence: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury’s Defiant Odyssey from Infidel to Global ...

Blitz 29 Aug 2023
This Bangladeshi journalist, editor, and publisher has been called an infidel, a criminal, a fraud, and even a Mossad spy ... The Destiny 2000 Scandal ... The Bombing of Choudhury’s Office ... His audacity has not only embroiled him in legal battles but also made him a target for violent attacks, including a bombing at his Weekly Blitz office in Dhaka ... ... .

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