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India’s Modi gets hero’s welcome as he brings new era to New Delhi

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi

Hundreds of Indians thronged the leafy streets of New Delhi on Saturday to greet Narendra Modi’s triumphant march into the capital after he decimated the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty and the ruling Congress party in the biggest election victory the country has seen in 30 years.

Modi leaned far out of his car, waving a victory sign to jubilant supporters, in a drive from the airport to the headquarters of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the center of town.

A Hindu nationalist who critics fear will be divisive and autocratic, Modi toned down religious issues in his pitch to India’s 815 million voters and won the world’s biggest ever election with promises of economic development for all. Continue reading

DMCA Health care at stake

Dhaka Medical Hospital

Dhaka Medical Hospital

The Dhaka Medical College and Hospital grew to become almost paralyzed again on Sunday as interns and honorary doctors continued an abrupt work abstention in the hospital irritating sufferings of patients.

Medical services in an emergency and outpatient departments in the hospital continued to be almost suspended for the whole day due to the work abstention.

The interns and honorary doctors continued the work abstention around midnights-past Saturday as well as on Sunday mid-day they said they would continue the job abstention for 48 more hours demanding arrest of those who assaulted honorary doctors at Chankharpool on Saturday night.

Local and also the police said the trouble started on Saturday night when six honorary doctors were passed at Chankharpool enroute to a healthcare facility after getting dinner. Continue reading

Nigeria had notice of Boko Haram attack, states Amnesty

Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Nigerian security forces were conscious that an armed convoy of Boko Haram militants was approaching the city of Chibok almost four hours prior to the extremist’s kidnapped 300 women from the school within the town, Amnesty Worldwide has said.

A person’s privileges group said the military had been cautioned a panic attack was imminent but didn’t send supports due to deficiencies in assets as well as a disinclination to interact with well-armed insurgents.

“The proven fact that Nigerian security forces understood about Boko Haram’s impending raid, but unsuccessful in accepting immediate action required to stop it, is only going to amplify the country’s and worldwide outcry only at that terrible crime,” said Netsanet Belay, Amnesty’s Africa director. Continue reading

Higher-level committee to probe RAB links

RAB

RAB

An advanced committee continues to be created Monday to probe an allegation against some Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel of abduction and killings of seven people, including Narayanganj City Corporation panel Mayor Nazrul Islam for Taka six crores.

Additional Director General (administration) of RAB, Aftab Ahmed may lead some-member probe committee, stated Wing Commander Mr. Habibur Rahman, director of Legal and Media Wing of RAB.

Rapid Action Battalion created the committee following an allegation against a senior official of RAB-11 of abduction and killings of seven people for Taka 6 Crores compensated through the prime accused Nur Hossain.

Nazrul Islam’s father-in-law Shahidul Islam on Sunday introduced the allegation in Narayanganj Rifle Club while speaking to journalists. Continue reading