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CAA Act and Continuing Dispute

On Thursday, the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, or CAA, granted citizenship certificates to 14 individuals in the first batch. In addition to highlighting important CAA aspects, Union Home Secretary Shri Ajay Kumar Bhalla gave the candidates their citizenship certificates in Delhi. Four West Bengali constituencies with a majority Muslim population also ...

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পার্বত্য অঞ্চলে কুকি-চীনের সন্ত্রাসী তৎপরতা ও নিরাপত্তা সংকটে সরকারের করণীয়

★ সারসংক্ষেপে সাম্প্রতিক ইতিহাসঃ বিগত ২০২২ সালের এপ্রিলে প্রথমবারের মত জনসম্মুখে প্রকাশ ঘটে কুকি-চীন ন্যাশনাল ফ্রন্ট বা কেএনএফ নামক একটি পাহাড়ী সন্ত্রাসী গোষ্ঠীর। বম জনগোষ্ঠী অধ্যুষিত এই সংগঠনটি মূলত ৬টি পাহাড়ী ক্ষুদ্র-নৃগোষ্ঠীকে প্রতিনিধিত্ব করছে বলে দাবী করে। সেগুলো হচ্ছেঃ বম, পাংখোয়া, লুসাই, খিয়াং, ম্রো ও খুমি। এই ছয়টি সম্প্রদায়ের প্রত্যেকেই ...

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Summary of keynote lecture by Lant Pritchett

United Nations regional organizations 75th anniversary was held at headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile. The programme was about “When does education drive growth and when does it not? Education policies for transformative growth” and the keynote lecture delivered by Mr. ...

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Webinar Update: Resilience Amidst Hardships – Inside The Rohingya Camps

‘To not only have the viewpoint of the NGOs but to see from the perspective of the Bangladesh government as a Bangladeshi national to protect the sovereignty of Bangladesh’, stated Shamima Akhter Jahan Popy, one of the panelists in the webinar titled ‘Resilience Amidst Hardships: Inside the Rohingya Camps’ held ...

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Myanmar’s Civil War and The Bangladesh Perspective

“There is not much of a hope for Bangladesh at the moment but there is also no cause for dismay.”– Shahab Enam Khan, Professor IR, Jahangirnagar University. This statement regarding the prospect of Myanmar’s civil war spilling into Bangladesh might not be headline-worthy. After all, “we’re fine” is rarely a ...

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Dhaka’s Choking Embrace: A Web of Polluted Air

This is a collaboration between the Governance Apprenticeship Program and Environment and Climate Change Team.   Dhaka is consistently making headlines due to its poor air quality index, and aside from the city attaining a notorious reputation, it has also led to the citizens suffering from a poor quality of ...

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