Rohingya refugees

15 killed as boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes near Saint Martin's Island in Bay of Bengal

15 killed as boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes near Saint Martin's Island in Bay of Bengal

The outlet quoted Captain Waseem Maqsood, coastguard commander in the Chittagong division, as saying that 71 people were rescued alive.

Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh, 15 dead

Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh, 15 dead

Some 138 people mainly women and children were packed on a trawler barely 13 metres (40 feet) long, trying to cross the Bay of Bengal, a ...Read More

Bangladesh orders telecom operators to stop services in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh orders telecom operators to stop services in Rohingya camps

Dhaka [Bangladesh]: Bangladesh's telecommunications authority has ordered all mobile phone operators to stop telecommunication services a...Read More

Refugees: Early warning of an impending storm

Refugees: Early warning of an impending storm

One of the most touching stories I read recently in the British press centred on the kindness and modesty of former British Prime Ministe...Read More

India deports seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar

India deports seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar

New Delhi: India on Thursday deported seven Rohingya immigrants, who have been staying in Assam illegally, to their country of origin Mya...Read More

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina slams Myanmar for failing to take back Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina slams Myanmar for failing to take back Rohingya refugees

United Nations: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has criticised Myanmar for failing to fulfil its commitment to take back Rohingy...Read More

US to provide 185 million dollars in assistance for those affected by Rakhine State crisis

US to provide 185 million dollars in assistance for those affected by Rakhine State crisis

United Nations: The US will provide more than 185 million dollars in additional humanitarian assistance for those affected by the Rakhine...Read More

Rohingya refugees demand justice on crackdown anniv Agencies

Rohingya refugees demand justice on crackdown anniv Agencies

Dhaka : Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees held protests here on Saturday, demanding justice on the first anniversary of Myanmar’s cr...Read More

Rohingya mark ‘black day’ one year after Myanmar violence

Rohingya mark ‘black day’ one year after Myanmar violence

Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh): Rohingya refugees today marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown in their Myanmar homeland that dr...Read More

Rohingya refugees falling prey to human traffickers

Rohingya refugees falling prey to human traffickers

Dhaka [Bangladesh]: Rohingya refugees, who fled to Bangladesh since late August last year to escape the inter-communal violence in Myanma...Read More

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B’desh female cricketer held with meth

Chittagong : One of Bangladesh’s top female cricketers could be jailed for life after being caught with 14,000 methamphetamine pills, pol...Read More

18 Rohingya refugees arrested in Tripura for entering the country illegally

18 Rohingya refugees arrested in Tripura for entering the country illegally

Agartala (Tripura): Eighteen Rohingya refugees, including three children and four women, were arrested on Thursday in Tripura’s Khowai di...Read More

Eight countries push UN to take up Myanmar Rohingya crisis issue

Eight countries push UN to take up Myanmar Rohingya crisis issue

United Nations: Britain, France, the United States and five other countries asked the UN Security Council today to discuss the fate of hu...Read More

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on plea claiming curbs on Rohingyas

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on plea claiming curbs on Rohingyas

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to respond to a fresh plea by two Rohingya refugees, alleging that the BSF was...Read More

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Senators for safe, dignified and voluntary return of Rohingyas   

Washington : Top American Senators have asked the US and the international community to ensure that the return of over 6,50,000 Rohingya ...Read More

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Rohingyas to return to Myanmar soon, says Bangladesh Minister

Dhaka : Bangladesh Health Minister Mohammed Nasim has said that Rohingya refugees will return to their homeland as soon as the internatio...Read More

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Bangladesh, Myanmar form joint group to repatriate Rohingyas

Dhaka : Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday formed a 30-member joint panel to oversee repatriation of Rohingya refugees within two months, ...Read More

Bangladesh, Myanmar form joint group to repatriate Rohingyas

Bangladesh, Myanmar form joint group to repatriate Rohingyas

Dhaka: Bangladesh and Myanmar today formed a 30-member joint panel to oversee repatriation of Rohingya refugees within two months, despit...Read More

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Myanmar burned Rohingya homes despite refugee deal HRW

Yangon : Myanmar’s army burned down dozens of Rohingya homes within days of signing a refugee repatriation deal with Bangladesh, showing ...Read More

646,000 Rohingya refugees currently in Bangladesh: UN

646,000 Rohingya refugees currently in Bangladesh: UN

Dhaka : The UN on Friday raised the number of Rohingya refugees who have arrived in Bangladesh since late August to 646,000, reports IANS.

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