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Malaysia evacuates 123 citizens from violence-hit Bangladesh

Stars and Stripes 23 Jul 2024
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia evacuated 123 of its citizens from Bangladesh on Tuesday in response to violent unrest that has killed dozens of people ... Officials said five Malaysian army officials and 10 pilots also chose to stay in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh curfews, internet blackout batter economy amid quota protests

Al Jazeera 23 Jul 2024
Dhaka, Bangladesh – During a nationwide curfew and with the army on the streets, an unlikely group of people gathered at Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s office with demands – not student ...
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More than 170 dead, thousands jailed after week of unrest in Bangladesh

Sandhills Express 23 Jul 2024
“Hospitals do not reveal the number of wounded and dead.”Smoke rises from burning vehicles after protesters set them on fire near the Disaster Management Directorate office, during protests against job quotas in Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 18, 2024.
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Amid civil unrest, over 900 students escape to India from Bangladesh

Hindustan Times 22 Jul 2024
We have been told that more students are on their way,” a senior officer monitoring the rescue said ... The officer said that due to the suspension of internet and mobile services, the families of the students were not able to contact them in Bangladesh.
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BSF activates 'operation alert' on Meghalaya border amidst Bangladesh unrest

Beijing News 22 Jul 2024
... through proper channels, the officer highlighted that security along the India-Bangladesh border has been beefed up to ensure that any infiltration or illegal entry of any national is thwarted.
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Bangladesh unrest: 1,045 students return to India via Indo-Bangla border in WB

Hindustan Times 22 Jul 2024
The BSF is assisting them,” said a senior officer of BSF’s South Bengal Frontier ... Also Read.Amid civil unrest, over 900 students escape to India from Bangladesh ... “We are in constant touch with the Border Guard Bangladesh.
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Government repatriates students from Bangladesh

Kuensel 22 Jul 2024
Amid escalating protest and violence in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, the government has stepped up efforts to ensure the safe return of Bhutanese students studying at various universities in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh PM's Office, Police Websites Hacked Amid Unrest Over Job Quota

NDTV 22 Jul 2024
Amid the unrest in Bangladesh, the official websites of Bangladesh's Prime Minister's Office, Central Bank and police appeared to have been hacked by a group calling itself "THE R3SISTANC3" ... .
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Delhi Police bust fake currency racket, 2 held

Hindustan Times 22 Jul 2024
... Indian fake currency notes (FICN) racket, that procured fake Indian banknotes from Pakistan and smuggled them into the country via Nepal or Bangladesh, officers aware of the matter said on Sunday.
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Bangladeshi job quota system altered

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 Jul 2024
An Associated Press reporter on Friday saw security forces fire rubber bullets and tear gas at a crowd of more than 1,000 protesters who had gathered outside the head office of state-run Bangladesh ...
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Germany issues advisory against travel to Bangladesh

Deutsche Welle 22 Jul 2024
The German Foreign Office has advised citizens against travel to Bangladesh amid nationwide protests. The US had already issued a travel advisory for the country ... .
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All Pakistani students in Bangladesh safe: FO

Dawn 21 Jul 2024
All Pakistani students in Bangladesh are safe and have been moved to safer locations, Foreign Office said on Saturday ... While responding to a question a day earlier, she said Pakistan was following the development in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh’s Supreme Court orders major cutbacks in contentious jobs quota as protest turn deadly: Explained in 5 points

Live Mint 21 Jul 2024
The Associated Press reported on Friday that security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas at a crowd of more than 1,000 protesters who had gathered outside the head office of state-run Bangladesh ...
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BSF beefs up border security amid unrest in Bangladesh

Madhyamam 21 Jul 2024
The senior IPS officer said that the number of Indian students in Bangladesh is believed to be close to 8,000 and most of them are enrolled in the medical colleges in Comilla, Brahmanbaria and Dhaka.
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Bangladesh’s quota-system protests: Unrest highlights deep-rooted political divides

Indian Express 21 Jul 2024
It eventually led to the creation of Bangladesh ... They are invoking Article 29 (1) of Bangladesh’s Constitution, which says, “There shall be equality of opportunity for all citizens in respect of employment or office in the service of the Republic”.

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