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Buckee, the associate director of the School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, had come up with the idea of using location data to study the spread of malaria while doing fieldwork in Kenya in 2011(AP Photo)
Buckee, the associate director of the School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, had come up with the idea of using location data to study the spread of malaria while doing fieldwork in Kenya in 2011(AP Photo)

Contact tracing apps won’t elicit honest symptom reporting: Harvard epidemiologist

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 07:09 AM IST
Caroline Buckee, the associate director of the School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, had come up with the idea of using location data to study the spread of malaria while doing fieldwork in Kenya in 2011.
The programme ‘Strengths for the Journey’ focused to bring positive psychological differences in young refugees.(UNSPLASH)
The programme ‘Strengths for the Journey’ focused to bring positive psychological differences in young refugees.(UNSPLASH)

Psychological programme for refugee children promotes positive emotions, outcomes. Here’s why

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 01:36 PM IST
The programme ‘Strengths for the Journey’ focused to bring positive psychological differences in young refugees that touched the aspects of positive emotions, optimistic thoughts, strengthening of character, mindfulness and to develop a sense of connection to community and nature.
Wajahat Habibullah talks about the turbulent 1989-90 period and what led to the Pandit exodus.
Wajahat Habibullah talks about the turbulent 1989-90 period and what led to the Pandit exodus.

‘Jagmohan failed to assess situation, refugee camps precipitated the exodus’, says Wajahat Habibullah

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2020 02:21 AM IST
Wajahat Habibullah said the insurgency erupted and Pakistan, which has never been a friend of ours, incited and encouraged the separatist movement.
A Kashmiri Pandit woman at a refugee camp.
A Kashmiri Pandit woman at a refugee camp.

30 years of Pandit exodus: Living as a refugee in one’s own country

By Rahul Pandita
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 08:05 AM IST
In 1990, thousands of people were shouting these slogans on the streets of Kashmir, from its mosques all over, while baying for the blood of the minority Hindus.
Bru refugees protest at Kanchanpur in North Tripura district on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Bru refugees protest at Kanchanpur in North Tripura district on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Tripura to resume cash, food for Bru refugees after protest

Hindustan Times, Kanchanpur/Guwahati | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 05:43 AM IST
Nearly 5,000 Bru displaced persons returned to their native place Mizoram in eight phases of repatriation started since 2009.
Indian deportees in the Panama forest.(HT PHOTO)
Indian deportees in the Panama forest.(HT PHOTO)

‘American dream’ shattered, horror of heavy debt haunts Indians deported from Mexico

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Avtar singh, Sangrur:
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 03:56 AM IST
Deep said he saw three people die before his eyes, in the Panama forests and many comrades, of his group of 23, fall ill
A school drop-out, who only speaks in broken Bengali, Sammanit said she never knew she had a case against her. She does not now know how to procure relevant papers because her husband died in 2004.(HT image)
A school drop-out, who only speaks in broken Bengali, Sammanit said she never knew she had a case against her. She does not now know how to procure relevant papers because her husband died in 2004.(HT image)

Trapped in the NRC legalese

Hojai/Baksa/Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi and Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:23 PM IST
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) was designed as a gender neutral process. But lack of education and stunted access to documentation may have hurt many women’s chances of making it to the citizens’ register
Rohingya refugees take part in a prayer as they gather to mark the second anniversary of the exodus at the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.(Reuters photo)
Rohingya refugees take part in a prayer as they gather to mark the second anniversary of the exodus at the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.(Reuters photo)

Rohingya rally to mark ‘Genocide Day’ in Bangladesh camps

Kutupalong | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 09:54 AM IST
On Sunday, children, hijab-wearing women, and men in long-skirt lungis shouted “God is Great, Long Live Rohingya” as they marched at the heart of the world’s largest refugee camp to commemorate what they described as “Genocide Day”.
Rohingya youths share stories on social media.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Rohingya youths share stories on social media.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

‘I’m here 24/7’: Rohingya youths share stories on social media

Kutupalong, Bangladesh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 01:47 PM IST
The 19-year-old budding photographer, who fled to Bangladesh in August 2017 after a military crackdown in Myanmar, uses his mobile phone to record the daily lives of nearly one million stateless Rohingya in a vast camp in southern Bangladesh.
Gurugram’s Mianwali Colony was established in the 1960s by people who had migrated from Pakistan’s Mianwali district after Partition.(Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)
Gurugram’s Mianwali Colony was established in the 1960s by people who had migrated from Pakistan’s Mianwali district after Partition.(Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

Mianwali Colony: Gurugram locality of migrants from Pakistan district with same name

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 11:27 AM IST
With the hope of carrying forward the legacy of their ancestral place, migrants from Mianwali decided to christen their new home by the same name and, thus, Mianwali from Pakistan became entwined with the history of Gurugram.
File image of Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad.(Action Images via Reuters)

Mohammad Shahzad’s contract suspended for indefinite period by Afghanistan cricket board

Kabul | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 07:48 PM IST
According to an ACB release, Shahzad did not adhere to a policy that requires players to seek the board’s permission for travelling out of the country.
Singh is one of roughly 500 refugees and asylum seekers stuck in Papua New Guinea, having been stopped from reaching Australia. Image used for representational purpose only.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Singh is one of roughly 500 refugees and asylum seekers stuck in Papua New Guinea, having been stopped from reaching Australia. Image used for representational purpose only.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Indian asylum seeker faces charges over attempted suicide

Port Moresby | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Punjabi asylum seeker Ravinder Singh, aged in his 30s, locked himself in a shipping container room at a camp on Manus Island and started a blaze that engulfed two other rooms before being brought under control.
Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island is as much an etymological mystery as a compelling study of illegal migration.(Ivo van der Bent / www.amitavghosh.com; Illustration: Malay Karmakar)
Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island is as much an etymological mystery as a compelling study of illegal migration.(Ivo van der Bent / www.amitavghosh.com; Illustration: Malay Karmakar)

Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh: A gripping parable for our times

Hindustan Times | By Soumya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 06:28 PM IST
Amitav Ghosh’s new novel, Gun Island, explores many of the writer’s recurring motifs: Irrawaddy dolphins; the Sunderbans; climate change. But at the heart of the novel is the theme of illegal migration and refugee crisis, displacement and renewal. Exclusive interview plus extract from the book
Somali-American model Halima Aden will be featured on Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue.(Halima/Instagram)
Somali-American model Halima Aden will be featured on Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue.(Halima/Instagram)

In first, Sports Illustrated will feature burkini-clad model. See pics

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Washington
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 10:52 AM IST
In its annual swimsuit issue,Sports Illustrated will feature a Muslim model, Halima Aden for the first time wearing a hijab and burkini, the full length swimsuit favoured by some Muslim women.
Begum, 19, who was stripped of her citizenship by the British government despite her wish to return, gave birth last month in a refugee camp in northeastern Syria.(AFP)
Begum, 19, who was stripped of her citizenship by the British government despite her wish to return, gave birth last month in a refugee camp in northeastern Syria.(AFP)

British IS runaway teen Shamima Begum’s baby son dies in Syria

Beirut | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 03:08 PM IST
Begum had previously given birth to two other children who are said to have died, apparently from illness and malnutrition
Afghanistan players celebrate.(Twitter)
Afghanistan players celebrate.(Twitter)

Records tumble as Afghanistan cricket legend grows

New Delhi | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2019 04:20 PM IST
The rise of Afghan cricket is one of the great sporting fairy-tales and it is showing no signs of ending after their record-breaking Twenty20 series sweep over Ireland
Shamima Begum, 19, who had expressed desire to return to the UK with her newborn son, was banned on Tuesday from entering the country.(AFP/File Photo)
Shamima Begum, 19, who had expressed desire to return to the UK with her newborn son, was banned on Tuesday from entering the country.(AFP/File Photo)

UK revokes citizenship of teenager who fled to join ISIS

London | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:18 AM IST
A UK girl of Bangladeshi descent, Shamima Begum, who fled to join the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria in 2015 and married an extremist, has been stripped of her British citizenship, which the teen said was “unjust”.
“I don’t want to take care of my child in this camp because I’m afraid he might even die in this camp,” Shamima Begum said.(AFP)
“I don’t want to take care of my child in this camp because I’m afraid he might even die in this camp,” Shamima Begum said.(AFP)

UK teen who joined Islamic State gives birth in Syrian refugee camp

London | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2019 03:31 PM IST
The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy.The family’s lawyer said 19-year-old Shamima Begum and the baby are in good health.
Renu Begum, sister of teenage British girl Shamima Begum, holds a photo of her sister as she makes an appeal for her to return home at Scotland Yard, in London.(REUTERS)
Renu Begum, sister of teenage British girl Shamima Begum, holds a photo of her sister as she makes an appeal for her to return home at Scotland Yard, in London.(REUTERS)

Let Shamima Begum return home to Britain, pleads family of IS bride

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2019 04:59 PM IST
Begum was one of three schoolgirls from Bethnal Green, east London, who left the UK for Syria at the age of 15.
A visit to the refugee colony exposes the sufferings of the ill-fated people. Their dwellings are ramshackle and crumbling.(File)
A visit to the refugee colony exposes the sufferings of the ill-fated people. Their dwellings are ramshackle and crumbling.(File)

Landlords in Burma, refugees in Bettiah, 14 families pay a price for returning to homeland

Hindustan Times, Bettiah | By Sandeep Bhaskar
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 09:41 AM IST
Members of as many as 14 families, who were born in Myanmar, later came back to India, hoping for a brighter future back home, but have since then been living in a “refugee camp” near Hazaribag locality within the periphery of Bettiah
Congress leader Sajjan-Kumar was on Monday sentenced to life in jail for his involvement in a case of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by the Delhi High Court (File Photo)(HT Photo)
Congress leader Sajjan-Kumar was on Monday sentenced to life in jail for his involvement in a case of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by the Delhi High Court (File Photo)(HT Photo)

Amarinder Singh hails Sajjan Kumar conviction, shields Cong from blame

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 08:05 PM IST
Reacting to the Delhi High Court judgment awarding life term to the former Congress MP, Amarinder Singh said the conviction vindicated the stand he had been taking “since those dark days of the violence perpetrated on thousands of innocent Sikhs” in the wake of the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Dozens of Rohingya Muslim families on a list of refugees set to be repatriated to Myanmar later this week have fled from camps in Bangladesh where they were living.(REUTERS)
Dozens of Rohingya Muslim families on a list of refugees set to be repatriated to Myanmar later this week have fled from camps in Bangladesh where they were living.(REUTERS)

Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh as Myanmar prepares for first returnees

Cox Bazar, Bangladesh/Yangon | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 07:30 PM IST
Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed in late October to begin repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar to escape an army crackdown, even though the United Nations’ refugee agency and aid groups say doubts persist about their safety and conditions in Myanmar should they return.
Somalian boxer Ramla Ali practices for the upcoming 'AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2018' at IG Stadium in New Delhi.(AP)
Somalian boxer Ramla Ali practices for the upcoming 'AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2018' at IG Stadium in New Delhi.(AP)

World Boxing Championships: Ramla Ali hopes to change ‘ringside’ view of Somalia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 12:55 PM IST
Capital Mogadishu was engulfed in strife when Ramla Ali, barely two-years-old, and her family had to flee to Kenya on a boat.
Since August, when a military crackdown in Myanmar forced many Rohingyas to cross the border into Bangladesh and seek shelter in the crowded camps, 19 people, some of them community leaders, have been killed.(Reuters/File Photo)
Since August, when a military crackdown in Myanmar forced many Rohingyas to cross the border into Bangladesh and seek shelter in the crowded camps, 19 people, some of them community leaders, have been killed.(Reuters/File Photo)

‘Unexplained’ killings of community leaders sow fear inside Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar/Dhaka (Bangladesh) | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 01:29 PM IST
Earlier, Bangladesh police and aid workers had blamed violence in refugee camps on a struggle for control of supplies to the camps. On the recent killings, police said intelligence received so far suggested several of them were due to personal disputes.
Eight year-old Maya Mohammad Ali Merhi walks using prosthetic legs made by her father from tin cans in a camp for displaced people, in the northern Syrian province of Idlib on June 20, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Eight year-old Maya Mohammad Ali Merhi walks using prosthetic legs made by her father from tin cans in a camp for displaced people, in the northern Syrian province of Idlib on June 20, 2018.(AFP Photo)

Syrian girl born with no legs used to walk with tin cans as prosthetic limbs

Agence France-Presse, Istanbul | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 10:50 AM IST
After the pictures of her shuffling with difficulty around the refugee camp made a huge impact across the world, the Turkish Red Crescent intervened. The father and daughter were evacuated from Syria and brought to Istanbul for treatment at a specialised clinic.
Priyanka Chopra meets Rohingya refugees.(Twitter)
Priyanka Chopra meets Rohingya refugees.(Twitter)

UNICEF ambassador Priyanka Chopra urges the world to care for Rohingya refugees

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent, Dhaka
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 06:26 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra has shared pictures and messages from her field visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
This photograph taken on April 9, 2018, shows a Rohingya mother sitting next to her sick child, who is treated at a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) clinic, at Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district.(AFP)
This photograph taken on April 9, 2018, shows a Rohingya mother sitting next to her sick child, who is treated at a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) clinic, at Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district.(AFP)

Nine months on, the search for Rohingya babies born of mass rapes in Myanmar

Agence France-Presse, Cox's Bazar | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 10:13 PM IST
The Myanmar army crackdown last August drove roughly 700,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh and the number of pregnancies resulting from rape is not known.
The United Nations Security Council team in Myanmar.(AP)
The United Nations Security Council team in Myanmar.(AP)

Myanmar army assures UN of ‘harsh’ action on sexual assault allegations

Reuters, Sittwe (Myanmar) | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 10:12 PM IST
Nearly 7,00,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape a military crackdown. Many of the refugees arriving in Bangladesh recounted incidents of killings and rape.
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