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Hockey: Harmanpreet's brace helps India rout Japan in Asia Cup opener
Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS) Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh fired a brace as India began their Hero Asia Cup hockey campaign with a 5-1 emphatic win over Japan here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:50:04 PM

Mass vaccination against cholera begins in Bangladesh Rohingya camps
Dhaka, Oct 10 (IANS) Nearly 200 medical teams in Bangladesh on Tuesday began one of the largest cholera vaccination campaigns in history, which involved the administration of some 900,000 doses to Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazaar and in the southeast of the country.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 10:38:03 PM

Myanmar prepared to clear out Rohingyas before rebel attacks: Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh Foreign Minister on Tuesday said that Myanmar was prepared to clear the area inhabited by the Rohingyas at least a month before a rebel attack against security posts on August 25, which led to a military campaign and humanitarian crisis in the region.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:32:03 PM

Under Marijne, India's hockey team seeks fresh start in Asia Cup (Preview)
Dhaka, Oct 10 (IANS) The Indian mens hockey team will seek a fresh start under new chief coach Sjoerd Marijne as it opens the Hero Asia Cup campaign against Japan at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:28:04 PM

12 Rohingya migrants killed in Bangladesh boat capsize
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya migrants were killed after a boat carrying them capsized off the coast of Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, police said on Monday.

Monday, October 09, 2017 10:10:03 AM

Two dead, 32 missing as boat carrying Rohingya people capsizes
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) A boat carrying scores of Rohingya people capsized Sunday night at the mouth of Naf River dividing Bangladesh and Myanmar, leaving two people dead and at least 32 others missing, according to local TV.

Monday, October 09, 2017 7:20:04 AM

Bangladesh was alert against Myanmar's provocations: Hasina
Dhaka, Oct 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her government was very cautious and did not respond to any provocations by Myanmar, thereby defusing tensions between the two neighbours in the wake of a mass exodus of Rohingyas from Rakhine State.

Sunday, October 08, 2017 12:28:04 PM

Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2,000 per day, says UN
Dhaka, Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) Some 2,000 Rohingya refugees a day continue to stream across the border to Bangladesh, bringing the total number people who have fled there from violence in Myanar since late August to an estimated 515,000, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

Saturday, October 07, 2017 12:12:04 AM

Sushma Swaraj visiting Bangladesh on October 23 for JCC meet
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Bangladesh on October 23 for the next bilateral Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting to review the entire gamut of bilateral relations and take forward decisions taken so far, a media report said.

Friday, October 06, 2017 8:52:03 PM

Rohingya refugees must not be forced home to atrocities: Amnesty
Dhaka, Oct 5 (IANS) The international community must help ensure that no Rohingya refugee is forced back to Myanmar as long as they remain at risk of serious human rights violations following an agreement between Bangladesh and Nay Pyi Taw to form a working group to discuss repatriation of Rohingyas, rights NGO Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Thursday, October 05, 2017 9:00:04 PM

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