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Bangladesh Approves Death Penalty for Rapists

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Bangladesh’s government on Monday approved amendment to law allowing the death penalty for rapists amid Nationwide protests. The rising cases of sexual assault increased pressure from the public demanding for harsh punishment of perpetrators in rape cases. The decision was taken during a virtual meeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Bangladesh – Gas Pipeline Explosion Devastates Worshipers


A gas pipeline explosion inside a mosque in Bangladesh left many in critical condition just as worshipers were conducting Friday night prayers. The explosion sent flames rushing through the mosque where worshipers huddled about to conclude their prayers. The deadly blast has since claimed 24 lives while dozens remain critically …

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Pakistan Bangladesh Relations Thaw as India is Sidelined

The Hindu quoted Bangladeshi news daily Bhorer Kagoj as saying that the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina did not meet India’s High Commissioner despite repeated requests for a meeting in the last four months. The quoted article by Bhorer Kagoj editor Shyamal Dutta also reported that Indian projects have slowed down …

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