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JV agreement between IOC Middle East FZE and RR Holdings Ltd

JV agreement between IOC Middle East FZE and RR Holdings Ltd

🕔17:20, 30.Jun 2020

Delhi, 30th June, 2020:  IOC Middle East FZE, Dubai, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation, India’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and RR Holdings Ltd., Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, the holding company of Beximco LPG of Bangladesh, today

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WB approves $500m to B’desh for road connectivity with India

WB approves $500m to B’desh for road connectivity with India

🕔19:08, 25.Jun 2020

Dhaka, June 25 The World Bank has approved $500 million to help Bangladesh improve road connectivity along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor covering four western districts of Bangladesh to connect with the capital Dhaka as well as with India and Bhutan. World Bank

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B’desh incurs loss worth $129 mn due to Amphan

B’desh incurs loss worth $129 mn due to Amphan

🕔12:37, 22.May 2020

Dhaka, May 22  Bangladesh has incurred losses worth 11 billion taka ($129 million) due to cyclone Amphan which has caused damages to housing, infrastructure, fisheries, livestock, water resources and agriculture, according to initial government estimates. Enamur Rahman, state minister for

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To boost trade, India, Bangladesh add more water routes

To boost trade, India, Bangladesh add more water routes

🕔07:31, 22.May 2020

Dhaka/Agartala, May 22 To boost trade, economic activity and connectivity, India and Bangladesh have added five more “ports of call” on either side and increased the protocol (water) routes from 8 to 10. “These additions to the protocol will facilitate bilateral

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Cyclone Amphan: 1.4 mn people evacuated in Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan: 1.4 mn people evacuated in Bangladesh

🕔15:26, 20.May 2020

Dhaka, May 20  At least 1.4 million people in the coastal areas of Bangladesh have taken refuge in storm shelters as super cyclone Amphan moved closer to the coast on Wednesday Authorities are continuing to shift the local people to

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‘Amphan’ might cross B’desh between Tuesday-Wednesday

‘Amphan’ might cross B’desh between Tuesday-Wednesday

🕔13:31, 18.May 2020

Dhaka, May 18  The severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ may cross Bangladesh coast between late Tuesday night and Wednesday evening, the country’s Met Department said on Monday. The storm moved northwards and currently lies over the west central Bay and adjoining

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India, Bangladesh sign 7 pacts, launch ‘sonali adhyay’

India, Bangladesh sign 7 pacts, launch ‘sonali adhyay’

🕔06:43, 7.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 7  India and Bangladesh here on Saturday marked the “sonali adhyay” (golden era) in bilateral ties with the inking of seven agreements, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina. During the

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India, Bangladesh to tighten vigil along the border

India, Bangladesh to tighten vigil along the border

🕔16:50, 27.Aug 2019

Aizawl, Aug 27 To further tighten vigil along the frontiers, the border guards of India and Bangladesh will conduct joint patrolling and set up more Border Out Posts (BOPs) along the unfenced borders in Mizoram, a BSF official said on Tuesday.

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Dhaka backs India on Kashmir, says internal matter

Dhaka backs India on Kashmir, says internal matter

🕔16:57, 21.Aug 2019

Dhaka, Aug 21  Bangladesh on Wednesday backed India on the Kashmir issue, saying that the abrogation of special status for Jammu and Kashmir is an internal issue of India. As Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar concluded his three-day visit

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India takes up with Bangladesh on new cross-border waterway

India takes up with Bangladesh on new cross-border waterway

🕔18:26, 5.Aug 2019

Agartala, Aug 5  The Centre has taken up with the Bangladesh government on the issue of approval of a new waterway between Tripura and Cumilla in the eastern part of that country, a Union Minister said on Monday. Minister of

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1st cargo ship from Bhutan via India arrives in Bangladesh

1st cargo ship from Bhutan via India arrives in Bangladesh

🕔19:07, 18.Jul 2019

Dhaka, July 18 In the first-ever movement of its kind, a cargo ship carrying 1,000 tonnes of stones from Bhutan has arrived in Bangladesh via India. At a ceremony held at Narayanganj on the outskirts of Dhaka on Thursday, Indian High

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Bangladesh, Bhutan to finalise preferential trade agreement

Bangladesh, Bhutan to finalise preferential trade agreement

🕔11:24, 10.Jul 2019

Dhaka, July 10  Bangladesh and Bhutan are going to finalise the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) aiming to boost trade and business between the two countries. “We’re going to finalise the PTA for expanding trade and business between the two countries,”

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After Bangladesh, Tripura supplying power to Nepal

After Bangladesh, Tripura supplying power to Nepal

🕔17:03, 19.Jun 2019

Agartala, June 19 After Bangladesh, Tripura is supplying 40 MW of electricity to Nepal, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma said here on Wednesday. “We have been supplying 40 MW of electricity to Nepal since April. As Tripura has surplus electricity,

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Dhaka blaze: 4 kids among 70 dead

Dhaka blaze: 4 kids among 70 dead

🕔07:03, 21.Feb 2019

Dhaka, Feb 21  Seventy people, including four children and five women were confirmed dead on Thursday while 56 were reported injured in a massive blaze in the Bangladesh capital that engulfed several multi-storey buildings in the Chawkbazar area of the

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India assures Bangladesh of support for speedy return of Rohingyas

India assures Bangladesh of support for speedy return of Rohingyas

🕔09:42, 9.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 9  India on Friday assured Bangladesh of its continued support for “safe, speedy and sustainable” return of Rohingyas to Rakhine region of Myanmar and expressed its appreciation for the humanitarian gesture of Bangladesh in supporting a large

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Bangladesh, Indian Foreign Ministers to hold consultative meeting

Bangladesh, Indian Foreign Ministers to hold consultative meeting

🕔10:14, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen will co-chair the Fifth Joint Consultative Committee meeting with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Friday, an official statement said. Momen, who is on a three-day visit to

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31 stranded Rohingyas: India-Bangladesh to hold meeting

31 stranded Rohingyas: India-Bangladesh to hold meeting

🕔11:15, 21.Jan 2019

Agartala, Jan 21  The border guards of India and Bangladesh are likely to hold a meeting on Monday over the 31 stranded Rohingya Muslims, stuck for the past 2 days at the zero line on Tripura frontier, a BSF official

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Bangladesh PM Hasina to form new cabinet before Jan 10

Bangladesh PM Hasina to form new cabinet before Jan 10

🕔14:44, 1.Jan 2019

Dhaka, Jan 1  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling Bangladesh Awami League, which clinched a landslide victory in general elections, will form its new cabinet before January 10, party General Secretary Obaidul Quader said on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Bangladesh set for election amid mounting tension, military deployment

Bangladesh set for election amid mounting tension, military deployment

🕔19:35, 29.Dec 2018

Dhaka, Dec 29  On the eve of the general election in Bangladesh, opposition leaders on Saturday decried widespread arrests and violence amid a massive military deployment to contain mounting political tension. Bangladesh will vote on Sunday amid an increasingly violent

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Bangladesh ready to begin Rohingya repatriation process

Bangladesh ready to begin Rohingya repatriation process

🕔12:39, 15.Nov 2018

Dhaka, Nov 15  Bangladesh confirmed on Thursday that it was ready to begin the repatriation process of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as scheduled. The first phase of their return to Myanmar was due to begin on Thursday, according to an

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