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World Bank approves $250mn for better environmental management in B’desh

World Bank approves $250mn for better environmental management in B’desh

🕔17:29, 2.Dec 2022

Dhaka, Dec 2 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $250 million in financing to help Bangladesh strengthen environmental management and promote private sector participation in green investment. The Bangladesh Environmental Sustainability and Transformation (BEST) Project will support the Department of Environment

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Envoys of Bangladesh, Maldives, UAE, Latvia and Japan present credentials to President of India

Envoys of Bangladesh, Maldives, UAE, Latvia and Japan present credentials to President of India

🕔13:12, 28.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 29 The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu accepted credentials from the High Commissioners/Ambassadors of Bangladesh, Maldives, United Arab Emirates, Latvia and Japan at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 28, 2022). Those who presented

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B’desh needs up to $12.5 bn for climate action: World Bank

B’desh needs up to $12.5 bn for climate action: World Bank

🕔16:31, 1.Nov 2022

Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) Bangladesh will need at least $12.5 billion, approximately 3 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP), in the medium term for climate action, according to a World Bank report. Financing options include budget prioritization, carbon taxation,

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Power outage hits Bangladesh as national grid collapses

Power outage hits Bangladesh as national grid collapses

🕔06:39, 5.Oct 2022

Dhaka, Oct 5 (IANS) Power outage has hit several areas of Bangladesh, including capital Dhaka, port city of Chattogram and Sylhet, due to a collapse of the South Asian country’s national grid. Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) Director of Public Relation,

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Cabinet approves India-Bangladesh pact on water withdrawal

Cabinet approves India-Bangladesh pact on water withdrawal

🕔06:24, 29.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval for a pact between India and Bangladesh on withdrawal of upto 153 cusecs of water each by both from common border river Kushiyara. The MoU for

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Bangladesh marks World Tourism Day with various events

Bangladesh marks World Tourism Day with various events

🕔07:20, 28.Sep 2022

Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh marked the World Tourism Day with various events, including a colourful rally in the state capital Dhaka. “Rethinking Tourism” is the theme for World Tourism Day 2022 celebrated in Bangladesh on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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3-day India-Bangladesh festival to be held in October

3-day India-Bangladesh festival to be held in October

🕔10:47, 27.Sep 2022

Silchar, Sep 27 (IANS) To commemorate India’s ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ and Bangladesh’s golden jubilee of independence, a three-day Silchar-Sylhet festival has been planned to be organised in Assam’s Silchar town from October 29-31. India Foundation, in association with ‘Friends of

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Teesta water sharing issue with India will be resolved soon: Hasina

Teesta water sharing issue with India will be resolved soon: Hasina

🕔06:32, 7.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed hope that the row over sharing water of Teesta river — a key bone of contention between her country and India — will be resolved soon. “Both the

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B’desh Commerce Minister seeks greater investment from Indian industry

B’desh Commerce Minister seeks greater investment from Indian industry

🕔06:30, 7.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Tuesday urged the Indian corporate sector to invest extensively in the neigbouring country. Addressing an event organised by industry body FICCI on India-Bangladesh economic relations, Munshi said that though there

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Hasina to sign 7 deals, MoUs in India visit, border management priority

Hasina to sign 7 deals, MoUs in India visit, border management priority

🕔06:31, 5.Sep 2022

Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who will be visiting India, after three years, on a four-day state visit from Monday, will meet her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The Rohingya issue may find prominence in

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38th Meeting of Ministerial level Joint Rivers Commission of India and Bangladesh

38th Meeting of Ministerial level Joint Rivers Commission of India and Bangladesh

🕔05:30, 26.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 26: The 38th Meeting of Ministerial level Joint Rivers Commission of India and Bangladesh was held in New Delhi today. The Bangladesh delegation was led by ZaheedFarooque, State Minister for Water Resources.  AKM Enamul Hoque Shameem, Deputy

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Flight service from Agartala to Bangladesh’s Chittagong soon

Flight service from Agartala to Bangladesh’s Chittagong soon

🕔18:11, 23.Aug 2022

Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Passenger flights would start between Agartala and Bangladesh’s Chittagong to further boost trade and economy links between India’s northeast region and the neighbouring country, a Tripura minister said on Tuesday. Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Sushanta Chowdhury

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B’desh to allow ferrying of petroleum products to NE states via its territory

B’desh to allow ferrying of petroleum products to NE states via its territory

🕔07:01, 5.Aug 2022

Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has signed an MoU with the Bangladesh Roads and Highways Department in Dhaka for emergency ferrying of petroleum products to the northeastern states of India through Bangladesh’s territory, an official said

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Enhanced cooperation between India, B’desh will make S Asia hub for apparel innovations

Enhanced cooperation between India, B’desh will make S Asia hub for apparel innovations

🕔21:06, 2.Jul 2022

Enhanced cooperation between India and Bangladesh can go a long way in strengthening their position in the apparel industry and making South Asia the hub for apparel and textile innovations, Bangladesh’s High Commissioner Muhammad Imran said here on Saturday. Bengaluru,

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World Bank supports electricity supply, clean energy for B’desh

World Bank supports electricity supply, clean energy for B’desh

🕔16:00, 30.Jun 2022

The Bangladesh government and the World Bank have signed a 515 million financing agreement to help 9 million people in country get access to reliable electricity supply while transforming to clean energy, the global lender said on Thursday. Dhaka, June

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India supplying 1,160 MW power to B’desh, 1,500 MW more in pipeline: Jaishankar

India supplying 1,160 MW power to B’desh, 1,500 MW more in pipeline: Jaishankar

🕔20:53, 29.May 2022

Guwahati, May 29 (IANS) External Minister Dr S. Jaishankar on Saturday said that India has been supplying 1,160 MW of electricity to Bangladesh and 1,500 MW more is already in the pipeline. Addressing the “NADI (River) Conclave 2022” here, he also

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Border Bandwidth: N-E states e-connect with the world via Bangladesh

Border Bandwidth: N-E states e-connect with the world via Bangladesh

🕔13:20, 1.May 2022

After India developed waterways, railway and road connectivity between the northeast region and the rest of the country and the world via Bangladesh, New Delhi recently connected the land-locked region with the remaining parts of the country and the world

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Bangladesh recalls its strong friendship with India

Bangladesh recalls its strong friendship with India

🕔12:00, 20.Apr 2022

Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has recalled the whole-hearted support it received from the people of India, especially, West Bengal during its great war of liberation in 1971. Commerce Minister of Bangladesh Tipu Munshi held a meeting West Bengal Chief

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BIMSTEC – Potential for greater cooperation

BIMSTEC – Potential for greater cooperation

🕔10:07, 7.Apr 2022

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an international organisation of seven South Asian and Southeast Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Bay

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Maritime security key focus at Colombo Security Conclave

Maritime security key focus at Colombo Security Conclave

🕔07:26, 10.Mar 2022

The two-day Colombo Security Conclave of National Security Advisors (NSAs) from six nations – India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Mauritius, Bangladesh, and Seychelles — began in the Maldives on Wednesday, with maritime security in the region the prime focus. New

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