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Mumbai-based film writer among 8 arrested for running prostitution racket in Hyderabad

Indian Express 28 Jan 2023
The accused have been absconding in at least four cases registered under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act in Cyberabad and were nabbed in a week-long operation, officers said. The arrested accused include a woman from Bangladesh who took to running a brothel after initially falling prey to the illegal trade ... .

How BBC’s ties with India have evolved

Hindustan Times 28 Jan 2023
India told the BBC to cut the series ... This left the BBC without an office in India during the 1971 India-Pakistan war, which led to the creation of Bangladesh ... The minister was so aggressive — some said offensive — that the BBC called off the negotiations and sent my wife to Delhi to close our house and office ... This was banned by law ... ....

Andrew Brescia of Peterborough figuring out life after retirement

The Keene Sentinel 28 Jan 2023
Editor’s note. The Sentinel’s regular Monadnock Profile feature is taking a one-week hiatus. Check out the next installment in next weekend’s edition ... He and his wife have three sons, and the youngest is on the autism spectrum ... Brescia’s father was a foreign service officer and Brescia grew up abroad. He lived in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh ... .

Centre should bring policy for foreigners: Meghalaya IPS officer

Indian Express 27 Jan 2023
Bangladesh and Myanmar never accept back Rohingya refugees who enter India through their borders and the Central government should formulate a policy for foreigners, especially for Rohingya, said a paper submitted by a senior police officer posted in Meghalaya at the last week\u2019s annual All-India Conference of DGs\/IGs of Police in Delhi.

Climate change refugees in Bangladesh vulnerable to human trafficking: UN

Anadolu Agency 27 Jan 2023
The Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2022 was launched in Dhaka, with officials from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the Bangladesh government in attendance ... but in Bangladesh, it fell by 56%.

Bangladesh to get new president after decade

La Prensa Latina 25 Jan 2023
Dhaka, Jan 25 (EFE).– The Bangladesh parliament will elect a new president in nearly a decade on Feb.19, the election commission announced on Wednesday ... Hamid is not allowed to run for re-election as the Bangladesh constitution bars a president from holding office for more than two terms.

EXCLUSIVE: Eight illegal gamblers are thrown out of cricket matches in the first two weeks ...

The Daily Mail 25 Jan 2023
- Eight punters were thrown out of matches for the illegal practice of pitch-siding – passing on live match information from inside stadiums to bookmakers without a licence – including two from England, three from India, and three from Bangladesh, although anti-corruption officers say the real numbers involved are far higher.

Man who killed his pregnant wife was illegal Bangladeshi immigrant, say Bengaluru police

Indian Express 25 Jan 2023
The Bengaluru police investigating the murder of a 22-year-old pregnant woman by her newlywed hardware engineer husband over a week ago have revealed that the accused was an illegal immigrant from Bangladesh, officials said ... When she refused to do so, he smothered her to death in the house where they lived in Electronic city,' the officer said.

Washington Post and Mike Pompeo spar over legacy of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jan 2023
Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a "Politics and Eggs" forum at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., on Sept. 20, 2022 ... On Oct ... After the row was made public, Pompeo’s office persisted in attacking the reporter, alleging that she had confused Ukraine with Bangladesh, which is thousands of miles away, on the Indian subcontinent.

Surging crime, bleak future push Rohingya to risk lives at sea

The New Arab 24 Jan 2023
For Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, it's been five years of suffering ... "Among the serious protection incidents reported to UNHCR are abductions, disappearances, threats or physical attacks by armed groups and criminal gangs involved in illegal activities," said Regina de la Portilla, the agency's communications officer in Bangladesh.

Surging crime, bleak future push Rohingya in Bangladesh to risk lives at sea

FX Empire 24 Jan 2023
“Among the serious protection incidents reported to UNHCR are abductions, disappearances, threats or physical attacks by armed groups and criminal gangs involved in illegal activities,” said Regina de la Portilla, the agency’s communications officer in Bangladesh ... Taking a boat from Teknaf in Bangladesh with nine others on the night of Dec.

Saudi initiative to allow payment of recrutiment fee of Indonesian domestic workers in instalments

Gulf News 24 Jan 2023
Cairo ... The initiative aims to introduce a new service into the Saudi market to meet customers’ needs ... He specified them as SR9,500 per a worker from Uganda, SR10,000 from Thailand, SR10,870 from Kenya, SR13,000 from Bangladesh, and SR17,288 from the Philippines. Non-committal recruitment offices will face shutdowns ... .

Last 8 years witnessed determined effort to tackle corruption, says CBI chief

Hindustan Times 23 Jan 2023
The CBI director was addressing the civil servants of Bangladesh, Maldives ... The programme was attended by 87 officers comprising 39 civil servants from Bangladesh (56th batch), 26 civil servants from Maldives (20th batch) and 22 civil servants from Arunachal Pradesh (1st batch).

Couple booked for using fake id to get bail in actor Sahil Khan’s complaint

Hindustan Times 22 Jan 2023
“The couple then approached the Dindoshi sessions court and applied for an anticipatory bail which was granted to them by the court,” said a police officer ... “After verification on Saturday, we were ordered to lodge an FIR and the couple will be arrested after a thorough investigation,” said the officer.

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