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Opportunity for Neighbours to Bridge Divide in Dhaka

It is rather well known that in mid-1947, just before Partition, Great Britain's top civil servant Sir Cyril Radcliffe, assigned by the departing imperial power the crucial responsibility of delineating the borders between the two emerging nations ... New Indian Express, 4 weeks ago

The Indo-Bangladesh exchange of enclaves

One of the paradoxes created by Sir Cyril Radcliffe when he divided India into two countries of India and Pakistan as the Chairman of the Boundary Commission in 1947 as the prelude to India's independence was the creation of the so-called enclaves ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago The Indian parliament creates history  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

Indian LBA ratification—a step in the right direction

Sir Cyril Radcliffe was obviously in a hurry to complete his task and depart from the Sub-continent as the Sun of the British Empire set on its shores. The fact that his haste might create suffering for a large body of people and continued social ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago
Northern Territory News

Sprintcar sledge

Jason McIver in action during the 360 Sprintcars. Picture: Craig Radcliffe Photography. Source: Supplied Sprintcar racer Ben Atkinson is not buying into the trashtalk from fellow driver Jason McIver ahead of Saturday's racing at Northline Speedway.
 Northern Territory News1 month ago

Detailed guide: Negligible Value agreements

Updated: One new Negligible Value agreement added to the list during March 2015 There was one new Negligible Value agreement added to the list during March 2015. Company Security Effective date Dissolved Albemarle & Bond Holdings Plc ...
 HM Revenue & Customs1 hour ago
New Yorker

The Great Divide

In August, 1947, when, after three hundred years in India, the British finally left, the subcontinent was partitioned into two independent nation states: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Immediately, there began one of the greatest ...
 New Yorker1 week ago

Mustafizur Rahman: First sighting of a Tiger cub

On the map of Bangladesh, Satkhira looks, as it were, none too different from one of its most famous natives. Like the tall and wiry Mustafizur Rahman, his home district is a long and narrow strip squeezed between Khulna and North 24 Parganas of ...
 MSN News US1 week ago

India reaches out to eastern neighbours

FOR a quarter of a century, India has Looked East, and for a year, Acted East. The latter is proving to be more than just rhetoric. Bangladesh, a major gap in this quest, has been substantially bridged to the mutual benefit of not just the two ...
 New Straits Times2 weeks ago

Bangladesh, Modi's best yet

India, June 12 -- There's much more to Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh than has been acknowledged in public comment so far-more not just in terms of the number of pacts and agreements signed (22!), but also in showing-casing the flowering of a ...
 HT Syndication2 weeks ago Bangladesh, Narendra Modi's best yet  Livemint.com2 weeks ago The Modi Factor  Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago India-Bangladesh border pact: A freedom of sorts, 40 years on  Livemint.com1 month ago
Dhaka Tribune

Neither here nor there in chhitmahal

The town of Cooch Behar, located in the foothills of the eastern Himalaya some 700 kilometres north of Kolkata, was once the seat of the Koch kings. It is now the headquarters of a district, also called Cooch Behar, which was a princely state during ...
 Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago
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