Daily Archives: September 6, 2014

FOR INDIA – THE IMPORTANCE OF BANGLADESH

FOR INDIA – THE IMPORTANCE OF BANGLADESH BHASKAR ROY In tune with the Indian government’s active policy of good will with neighbors, Indian Foreign Minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Dhaka on June 26. Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed … Continue reading

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INDIA, BANGLADESH: WATER DISPUTES AND TEESTA RIVER DIPLOMACY

INDIA, BANGLADESH: WATER DISPUTES AND TEESTA RIVER DIPLOMACY APARNA RAY India and Bangladesh share 54 rivers between them. Despite setting up a Joint River Commission for water management as early as 1972, tensions between the countries on how to share resources recently … Continue reading

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PM: BROADCAST POLICY FORMULATED TO ENSURE RESPONSIBILITY OF MEDIA

PM: BROADCAST POLICY FORMULATED TO ENSURE RESPONSIBILITY OF MEDIA EMRAN HOSSAIN SHEIKH The government formed a 16-member committee for preparing the draft of the broadcast policy Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday claimed that the national broadcast policy had been formulated … Continue reading

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AWAMI LEAGUE CAN AND AWAMI LEAGUE WILL…

AWAMI LEAGUE CAN AND AWAMI LEAGUE WILL… EXCERPTS FROM SHEIKH HASINA’S SPEECH… Bangladesh Awami League was struggling for realising peoples’ right from the time of its birth. If the history of Awami League and the emergence of independent Bangladesh is … Continue reading

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THREE INTERNATIONAL WATER CONFLICTS TO WATCH – ANALYSIS

THREE INTERNATIONAL WATER CONFLICTS TO WATCH – ANALYSIS PATRICK JOHNSON China-India: The Brahmaputra River The Brahmaputra River is a 2,900 km river that originates in Tibet and flows through India’s Arunachal Pradesh state before merging with the Ganges and draining … Continue reading

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LEGAL BATTLE IN THE BAY

LEGAL BATTLE IN THE BAY MOHAMMED RUBAIYAT RAHMAN We should now focus on exploration of marine resources in the Bay of Bengal On July 7, the five members’ arbitral tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), constituted under Annex … Continue reading

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AGARTALA DOCTRINE: A SMALL INDIAN STATE PLAYS SMART GEO-POLITICS – ANALYSIS

AGARTALA DOCTRINE: A SMALL INDIAN STATE PLAYS SMART GEO-POLITICS – ANALYSIS Subir Bhaumik Indian states have been increasingly assertive in recent years on issues of foreign policy. Coalition politics necessitated by rise of powerful regional parties in border states with … Continue reading

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INDIA AND BANGLADESH: THE NORTHEAST THRUST – ANALYSIS

INDIA AND BANGLADESH: THE NORTHEAST THRUST – ANALYSIS Wasbir Hussain The Narendra Modi Government appears bent on a new thrust to boost ties with Bangladesh with Northeast India as the key bridgehead from where to launch economic initiatives beneficial to … Continue reading

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ISIS IS AMERICA’S NEW TERROR BRAND: ENDLESS PROPAGANDA FUELS “WAR ON TERROR”

ISIS IS AMERICA’S NEW TERROR BRAND: ENDLESS PROPAGANDA FUELS “WAR ON TERROR” JAMES F. TRACY In the wake of World War I, erstwhile propagandist and political scientist Harold Lasswell famously defined propaganda as “the management of collective attitudes” and the … Continue reading

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CAN IS BE STOPPED ?

CAN IS BE STOPPED ? FAIZ SOBHAN President Obama correctly stated that the United States cannot ‘play whack-a-mole’ and send its troops to all the countries where the IS emerges The Islamic State or IS, and until recently known as … Continue reading

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INDIA’S ASSAM GEARS UP FOR ANTI- BANGLADESH AGITATION

INDIA’S ASSAM GEARS UP FOR ANTI- BANGLADESH AGITATION Dilip Kumar Sharma, Guwahati,  bdnews24.com Assam is once again gearing up for a massive ‘anti-foreigner movement’ over the alleged encroachment of the state’s tribal belts by suspected Bangladesh nationals. Citizenship of the … Continue reading

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MAJOR US OPERATION TO OUST SHEIKH HASINA

MAJOR US OPERATION TO OUST SHEIKH HASINA Indian intelligence officials say they have unravelled a US-funded move to topple Sheikh Hasina’s government in Bangladesh and ‘weaken’ the Left regime in Tripura. West Bengal’s ruling party Trinamool Congress, which is said … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH IS TAKING AL QAEDA MESSAGE SERIOUSLY

BANGLADESH IS TAKING AL QAEDA MESSAGE SERIOUSLY The government is taking the purported message from the al-Qaeda chief announcing the formation of an Indian branch and working in Bangladesh among other countries. Speaking in his office on Thursday, Asaduzzaman Khan … Continue reading

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AL QAEDA ANNOUNCES INDIA WING, RENEWS LOYALTY TO TALIBAN CHIEF

AL QAEDA ANNOUNCES INDIA WING, RENEWS LOYALTY TO TALIBAN CHIEF Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahri on Wednesday announced the formation of an Indian branch of his militant group he said would spread Islamic rule and “raise the flag of … Continue reading

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IS RECRUITS ARRESTED ON WAY TO BANGLADESH

IS RECRUITS ARRESTED ON WAY TO BANGLADESH A special task force of West Bengal police, supported by sleuths of central intelligence, have arrested four Muslim youngmen in Kolkata on Friday, when they were on way to Bangladesh to join the … Continue reading

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AL QAEDA CHIEFFS ‘INTIFADAH’ CALL IN BANGLADESH

AL QAEDA CHIEFS ‘INTIFADAH’ CALL IN BANGLADESH An audio tape purportedly from the Al-Qaeda has called on the Muslims in Bangladesh to wage a battle to protect Islam before claiming that the idea of the Bengali nation has not worked … Continue reading

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ISIS IN BANGLADESH ?

ISIS IN BANGLADESH ? Tribune Online Report This is the first time a video depicted a Bangladeshi group taking oath to organise Muslims under Abu Bakr al Bagdadi A video, claiming a group of Bangladeshis have declared themselves as followers … Continue reading

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THE ‘ISLAMIC STATE’: WHAT MUST SOUTH ASIA WORRY ABOUT? – ANALYSIS

THE ‘ISLAMIC STATE’: WHAT MUST SOUTH ASIA WORRY ABOUT? – ANALYSIS Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy The rise of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria is a game-changer in international affairs today. Their unprecedented rise and ability to fight in two … Continue reading

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LOCAL MILITANTS INSPIRED BY AL-QAEDA, TALIBAN

LOCAL MILITANTS INSPIRED BY AL-QAEDA, TALIBAN JULFIKAR ALI MANIK The JMJB opened many camps in Rajshahi region to train up their followers Islamist militants in the country took inspiration from the ideals of al-Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban and other similar … Continue reading

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ISI, CIA AIDING NORTHEAST INDIAN MILITANTS CAMPING IN BANGLADESH: TRIPURA CM

ISI, CIA AIDING NORTHEAST INDIAN MILITANTS CAMPING IN BANGLADESH: TRIPURA CM Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has alleged that Pakistani intelligence agency ISI and America’s CIA are in constant touch with anti-India militants, a section of whom are still using … Continue reading

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