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  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    India lauds Hasina’s ‘strong steps’ on militancy

    India comes out full throttle in support of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her government’s drive against militancy, saying the PM takes “strong steps”.

  • Hindu monastery worker killed in Pabna

    Unidentified assailants hack dead a worker of a Hindu ashram (monastery) in Pabna in a style similar to the recent suspected militant killings. Nitya Ranjan Pande, 60, was a saint of Sri Sri Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Ashram at Hemayetpur in Pabna Sadar upazila.

  • militant killing

    Motion Timeline: 29 killings in 4 years

    Since 2013, at least 29 secular activists, publishers, minorities and advocates of free thinking have been killed in grisly attacks, which are believed to be works of militants. Trial for only one such brutal attack has been completed so far.

  • Rohingya issue needs careful handling: Suu Kyi

    In rare comments on Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi urges caution on granting citizenship to minorities, saying the sensitive issue must be addressed "very, very carefully."