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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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Bangladesh, World Bank sign deal for cash transfer

Bangladesh, World Bank sign deal for cash transfer

🕔09:39, 29.Oct 2018

Dhaka, Oct 29  The Bangladesh government and the World Bank on Sunday signed an agreement to improve the transparency and efficiency of its major cash transfer programmes. Mahmuda Begum, an Additional Secretary of Bangladesh’s Economic Relations Division, and Qimiao Fan,

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Chinese official pitches for Kunming-Kolkata bullet train service

Chinese official pitches for Kunming-Kolkata bullet train service

🕔10:36, 13.Sep 2018

Kolkata, Sep 13  Chinese Consul General in Kolkata, Ma Zhanwu, on Wednesday suggested a bullet train service between Kunming and Kolkata through Myanmar and Bangladesh. “If the project becomes a reality, it will take only two hours to complete 2,000-km

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India, Bangladesh to discuss cross-border crimes

India, Bangladesh to discuss cross-border crimes

🕔08:57, 3.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 3  Attacks on the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and cross-border crimes will be on the agenda of talks between Bangladeshi and Indian frontier forces when they meet for the 47th bi-annual conference between from Monday onwards.

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Bangladesh looks to increase power import from India

Bangladesh looks to increase power import from India

🕔09:45, 18.Aug 2018

Kolkata, Aug 18  Bangladesh, which is importing around 700 megawatt (mw) of power from India, is looking to ramp up its electricity import from the country, an official of the neighbouring nation said here on Friday. “We are currently importing

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Indian investors should set up ‘buy-back projects’ in Bangladesh for easy connectivity: Envoy

Indian investors should set up ‘buy-back projects’ in Bangladesh for easy connectivity: Envoy

🕔12:05, 24.Jul 2018

Kolkata, July 24  Pointing out that trade figure between the two countries have increased manifold in recent years, Bangladesh High Commissioner Syed Muazzem Ali on Monday said Indian investors should set up large-scale “buy-back projects” in Bangladesh for better connectivity

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Bangladesh could well march past India on the growth path

Bangladesh could well march past India on the growth path

🕔18:10, 29.May 2018

India has had an unfortunate history of losing out to its economic counterparts over time. It first began in 1965 when the East Asian economies stood at more or less the same income level as India. Then the former group

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Indian, Bangaldeshi oceanographers to jointly explore Bay of Bengal

Indian, Bangaldeshi oceanographers to jointly explore Bay of Bengal

🕔08:13, 29.May 2018

Panaji, May 29  The National Institute of Oceanography here will train oceanographers from Bangladesh in the lead-up to a joint exploration of the Bay of Bengal by marine scientists from both countries, its director Sunil Kumar Singh said on Monday.

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