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51st Edition Of IFFI To Commemorate The Finest Cinematic Works From Across The World; Bangladesh will be the Country in Focus
Asia, National

51st Edition Of IFFI To Commemorate The Finest Cinematic Works From Across The World; Bangladesh will be the Country in Focus

The 51st Edition of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest festival, The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is set to be held in Goa from 16th January to 24th January 2021. IFFI aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the cinematic excellence and the art o. Every year […]

Why is Bangladesh relocating Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal Island now?
Asia, Featured, World

Why is Bangladesh relocating Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal Island now?

Bangladesh begins to relocate hundreds of Rohingya refugees to the island of Bhashan Char starting Thursday. UN and rights groups have objected to the move claiming that the island is low-lying and dangerous and is prone to cyclones and floods. The island of Bhashan Char covers an area of about 52 square kilometres. The Bangladesh Navy has built shelters there for at least 100,000 Rohingya refugees as well as a nine-foot (three-metre) embankment to prevent flooding.