Tag: Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Why Is India Making Its Own People Stateless?

DHAKA, Bangladesh — More than 1.9 million people living in Assam, a state of about 33 million in northeastern India, effectively became stateless recently. Many have never lived anywhere but in India, and yet late last month, the government, claiming to crack down on illegal immigration, announced that it was removing them from the National […]

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At Least 4 Dead in Bangladesh After Train Veers Off Bridge

At least four people were killed and dozens injured late Sunday night when part of a train heading for Bangladesh’s capital careened off a railway bridge that failed, officials said. The crash occurred in the Moulvibazar district of northeastern Bangladesh, about 140 miles by car from the capital, Dhaka. Photos published in the Bangladeshi news […]

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