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Dangerous web

Dawn 08 Mar 2021
IT is impossible in all probability to find a woman in Bangladesh who has not been sexually harassed online, but try locating one who has sought legal recourse for it under the Digital Security Act (DSA), and it is akin to finding a needle in a haystack ... Women in Bangladesh face horrific online abuse despite legislation to address it.
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Ahead of PM's visit, India sends warships to Bangladesh to mark 50th anniversary of 1971 war

The Times of India 07 Mar 2021
During a visit to Dhaka last week, external affairs minister had described Bangladesh as a “key neighbour and valued partner” in the Indo-Pacific region, stressing that the ties between the two “transcend even our strategic partnership” ... IAF chief Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, incidentally, had also visited Bangladesh last month.
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‘Happy with Bangladesh’s graduation from LDC’

Business Line 05 Mar 2021
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, at a recent joint press conference with Foreign Minister of Bangladesh in Dhaka, expressed admiration and pride at the country’s graduation from LDC status, said Anurag Srivastava, Spokesperson, MEA, at the weekly media briefing on Friday.
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India FM visits Bangladesh amid Rohingya repatriation crisis

Al Jazeera 04 Mar 2021
Last month, the Indian coastguard rescued 81 Rohingya, a minority who fled mostly to Bangladesh to escape violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, whose boat had been drifting in the Andaman Sea for over two weeks after they left Bangladesh ... But Bangladesh’s Minister of Foreign ...
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India's foreign minister travels to Bangladesh amid Rohingya repatriation crisis

Dawn 04 Mar 2021
Last month, Indian coastguards rescued 81 Rohingya Muslims whose boat was drifting in the Andaman Sea for over two weeks after they left Bangladesh, home to over a million Rohingya refugees from Buddhist-majority Myanmar ... But Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen last week ...
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Ahead of PM Modi's visit, EAM Jaishankar in Bangladesh today

DNA India 04 Mar 2021
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's expected visit to Bangladesh later this month, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Dhaka on March 4 at the invitation of his counterpart Dr A K Abdul Momen. He will also hold talks with Momen ... Bangladesh's foreign secretary to visit India next week.
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India’s foreign minister travels to Bangladesh amid Rohingya repatriation crisis

Metro USA 04 Mar 2021
Last month, Indian coastguards rescued 81 Rohingya Muslims whose boat was drifting in the Andaman Sea for over two weeks after they left Bangladesh, home to over a million Rohingya refugees from Buddhist-majority Myanmar ... India has in recent weeks provided two million doses of ...
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Bangladesh releases jailed cartoonist after week-long protests

La Prensa Latina 04 Mar 2021
Kishore was granted bail on Wednesday by the Bangladesh Supreme Court, with similar applications having been denied six times in the past, after a week of massive protests in the country ... The DSA was approved in the Bangladesh Parliament on Sep.
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Wolves have plenty to build on, says Tector

Belfast Telegraph 04 Mar 2021
Ireland Wolves will have no excuses for under-performing over the next two weeks when they face a Bangladesh Emerging side in seven white-ball games, the first in Chittagong tomorrow (3am GMT) ... Tector said ... So there's plenty we can take from the four-day game." ... 50-0ver schedule. March 5, 7, 9, 12 and 14. .
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Ireland Wolves can take plenty from opening game heading into rest of Bangladesh series, says Tector

Belfast Telegraph 04 Mar 2021
Ireland Wolves will have no excuses for under-performing over the next two weeks when they face a Bangladesh Emerging side in seven white-ball games, the first in Chittagong tomorrow (3am GMT) ... Tector said ... So there's plenty we can take from the four-day game." ... .
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EC directs petrol pumps to remove hoardings showing PM Modi's photo

DNA India 04 Mar 2021
The Commission has termed these hoardings as violations of the Model Code of Conduct ... Also read. Ahead of PM Modi's visit, EAM Jaishankar in Bangladesh today. It may be noted that the Model of conduct came into effect last week when EC announced dates for assembly elections in the four states and Puducherry ... Also read ... petrol pump PM Modi. .
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India sends COVID vaccines to 47 countries - Canada gets 5 lakh doses, Caribbean lauds generosity

DNA India 04 Mar 2021
In fact, Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh began their vaccination drive using India-made vaccines. Last week, when Afghanistan started its vaccination drive with healthcare workers and members of the Afghan military.  Afghan Ashraf Ghani during the start of the ...
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Filipinos most dissatisfied with gov’t COVID crisis response in East Asia

Manila Bulletin 04 Mar 2021
... roll-out of vaccines ( first week of March from 600,000 doses-donation from China’s Sinovac) long after even much smaller nations like rebellion-torn Myanmar (January), Bangladesh (first week February), Nepal (February, Bhutan (January) and Laos (February) had done theirs.
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