Rohingyas: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Bangladesh: Regularly submerging Island to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees

Published: January 17, 2020

The Bangladesh Government has planned to accommodate 100,000 Rohingya refugees in its Bhasan Char Island. Highlights The island, Bhasan Char that is regularly submerged in water during monsoon has been fortified with embankments and flood protection to relocate Rohingyas here. However, the date of relocation has not been announced. Hospitals, mosques and houses have been ..

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Sheikh Hasina meets PM Modi

Published: October 5, 2019

PM Modi held meeting with the Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina at Hyderabad House. The leaders jointly inaugurated 3 projects and signed seven agreements during the meeting. The issues of Teesta water sharing and Rohingya were also discussed. The issue of NRC was not of focus in the talks. Highlights It is the second meeting of ..

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Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019

Published: March 1, 2019

Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) concluded a three-day Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 as a part of confidence-building measures between the two border guards. Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 The exercise was named after Mainamati hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla Township in Bangladesh, which is home to an ancient Buddhist ..

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Operation Insaniyat: India sends second relief consignment to Bangladesh for displaced Rohingyas

Published: May 10, 2018

India has sent Bangladesh its second relief consignment under Operation Insaniyat to help tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar into Bangladesh following military crackdown in violence-hit Rakhine state. Key Facts Indian Navy Ship INS Airavat carrying 373-tonne relief consignment sailed from Vishakhapatnam and reached Chattogram port (formerly Chittagong) Port. The second ..

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