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Keeping it real: Shyam Benegal on retirement, change, his first film in 11 years

Hindustan Times 15 Oct 2021
In conversation with Madhusree Ghosh, Benegal, now 86, discuss his India-Bangladesh collaboration, changing tech, new platforms for storytelling and more. PREMIUM Benegal at his office in Tardeo, Mumbai ... that tells the story of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, founding father of Bangladesh.
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End-Term Evaluation of WFP School-Feeding USDA McGovern Dole Grant 2017-2020 - Decentralized Evaluation Report, March 2021

Reliefweb 15 Oct 2021
... during the period January 2018-June 2021 in Cox’s Bazar district, supported by McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Grant through the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been commissioned by WFP Country Office, Bangladesh (WFP-CO).
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Seven ways to save lives on the frontline of the climate crisis

The Conversation 15 Oct 2021
For example, organisations like the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs work together to prevent the worst effects of annual monsoon flooding on human health and wellbeing.
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BSF gets more power

Assam Times 14 Oct 2021
The amendment to the Border Security Forces (BSF) Act has given more authority to the officers of the forces in three states of Indo-Pakistan and the Indo-Bangladesh border under the Union Home Ministry ... BSF has also been given more powers in Assam and West Bengal to curb multiple illegal trade that has increased along the Bangladesh border.
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Branch of Bangladesh ruling party files complaint against Sweden-based journalist Tasneem Khalil

CPJ 12 Oct 2021
Washington, D.C., October 12, 2021 — The All European Awami League should immediately withdraw its complaint to the Swedish police against Bangladeshi journalist Tasneem Khalil, and Bangladesh authorities must cease harassing Khalil and his family, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
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Energy and Environment Technical Working Group Coordinator, UNOPS IICA-3, Cox's Bazar

Reliefweb 12 Oct 2021
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a full-time position at its UNHCR Sub-Office, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh ... Following the violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, which began on 25 August 2017, more than 800,000 refugees have fled across the border into Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazila, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
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Gender-Based Violence Case Management Focal Point

Reliefweb 12 Oct 2021
Since August 2017, targeted violence against Rohingya communities in Rakhine State, Myanmar has forced over 728,000 people to flee into the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh ... UNFPA is the lead UN Agency providing services to meet the needs and mitigate risks related to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and GBV globally and in Bangladesh.
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They were promised a new home. Then they tried to escape it.

Hartford Courant 11 Oct 2021
After years in a refugee camp prone to fires and floods, he accepted an invitation from the government of neighboring Bangladesh to move to the island, Bhasan Char ... “When we catch them, we send them back to the island,” said Abul Kalam Azad, a police officer in the port city of Chattogram on the southeastern coast of Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh arrests 16 Rohingya in anti-militant crackdown

Dawn 11 Oct 2021
Rights advocate Mohib Ullah was gunned down ten days ago by unidentified assailants outside his office at Kutupalong, the world’s largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh’s southeast.
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Bangladesh nabs 16 Rohingya refugees

The Manila Times 11 Oct 2021
Bangladesh police arrested at least 16 Rohingya refugees in a series of raids on camps in Dhaka ... Rights advocate Mohib Ullah was gunned down 10 days ago by unidentified assailants outside his office at Kutupalong, the world's largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh's southeast.
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1971 war: Retired Brigadier S S Gill still remembers close shave in Pakistan shelling

The Times of India 11 Oct 2021
In August 1971, we were moved to Binaguri, which is on the border of West Bengal and Bangladesh. I was posted as a gun position officer ... the Rangpur-Dinajpur sector in East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh), but later a fullscale war began,” says Brig Gill, who is now 73 years old.
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Retired Brigadier S S Gill still remembers close shave in Pakistan shelling

The Times of India 11 Oct 2021
In August 1971, we were moved to Binaguri, which is on the border of West Bengal and Bangladesh. I was posted as a gun position officer ... the Rangpur-Dinajpur sector in East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh), but later a fullscale war began,” says Brig Gill, who is now 73 years old.
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Hafele Introduces New Models of Modern Kitchen Faucets by Blanco

The Eastern Herald 11 Oct 2021
It has full-scale operations in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with Regional offices and Design Showrooms in both the countries; and has also spread its operations to other regions of South Asia including Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives.
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UN agrees to support Rohingya refugees on Bangladesh island

La Prensa Latina 10 Oct 2021
The Bangladesh ... The office of the UN resident coordinator in Bangladesh said in a statement that the agreement would allow a close cooperation between Dhaka and the UN on services and activities to the benefit of the increasing numbers of Rohingya refugees living on the island.
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At least 5 killed after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Sina 10 Oct 2021
9 (Xinhua) -- At least five bodies were recovered after a boat capsized in the Turag river in Savar, on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Saturday.
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