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  • Engaging with Myanmar’s military based on strategic calculations

    Engaging with Myanmar’s military based on strategic calculations

    The history of Myanmar is the history of struggle with coups, military rule, religious persecution, and ethnic conflict. On this course, the intense ongoing violence between the country's military and organised armed civilians is now leading the country to the verge of a full-blown civil war that is unlikely to end anytime soon.

    May 22, 2022
  • Male tigers from B’desh hunt for mates in Sundarbans

    Male tigers from B’desh hunt for mates in Sundarbans

    The officials have also been trying to establish the pattern of movements of these big cats. They lay traps with baits to capture the stray tigers.

    May 18, 2022
  • Cyclone threat looms large over B’desh coasts

    Cyclone threat looms large over B’desh coasts

    Bangladesh has issued an alert over cyclone Asani that is heading towards its coasts.

    May 9, 2022
  • When will we hear stories of workers’ lives truly improving?

    When will we hear stories of workers’ lives truly improving?

    There is no doubt that the development of the garments sector is desirable for everyone in the country, including the workers because it involves the question of the livelihood of four million of them.

    May 8, 2022
  • Can Bangladesh have a free, fair election?

    Can Bangladesh have a free, fair election?

    For political parties, the election is in their DNA, and without participating in the polls, they lose their relevance and in time their existence.

    April 23, 2022
  • Dhaka, for all intents, is a dead city

    Dhaka, for all intents, is a dead city

    Dhaka, according to the latest report of the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep), is also the world's noisiest city now. Its average noise level stands at a stupefying 119 decibels. In another ironic twist, Dhaka is regularly cited as one of the most expensive yet least liveable cities in the world.

    April 7, 2022
  • SL offers B’desh greater use of Colombo Port

    SL offers B’desh greater use of Colombo Port

    The two sides also discussed the possible new areas for cooperation including food security, ICT, health care and blue economy.

    March 31, 2022
  • External Affairs Minister extends greetings on Bangladesh’s Independence Day

    External Affairs Minister extends greetings on Bangladesh’s Independence Day

    Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Jaishankar said that he looks forward to working together to add more pages to the golden chapter of India-Bangladesh Maitri.

    March 26, 2022
  • Bangladesh creates history over victory on South Africa in first ODI

    Bangladesh creates history over victory on South Africa in first ODI

    The top order of Bangladesh fired on all cylinders as the tourists notched up a massive 314/7 and then dismissed South Africa for 276.

    March 19, 2022
  • Bangladesh’s PM thanks PM Modi for evacuating Bangladeshi nationals from Ukraine

    Bangladesh’s PM thanks PM Modi for evacuating Bangladeshi nationals from Ukraine

    The Bangladeshi Prime Minister had even earlier extended her thanks to her Indian counterpart on March 9 for the evacuation of Bangladeshi nationals under Operation Ganga.

    March 19, 2022
  • Women’s CWC: Bangladesh defeats Pakistan; creates history with 9 run win

    Women’s CWC: Bangladesh defeats Pakistan; creates history with 9 run win

    The duo had catapulted Pakistan within sight of victory, needing a further 80 runs with nine wickets in hand and ample time still to bat.

    March 14, 2022
  • Is Dhaka moving slowly towards doom?

    Is Dhaka moving slowly towards doom?

    Dhaka city, along with the greater Dhaka region, account for 48 per cent of all the jobs in Bangladesh. All the major infrastructures of governance, including the secretariat, are based in Dhaka. The best educational institutions and medical facilities are concentrated in Dhaka. Who would not want to have these facilities? The question is: For how long would we be able to sustain this rampant concentrated urbanisation?

    March 11, 2022
  • PM Modi expresses India’s resolve to work for strengthening India-Bangladesh ties

    PM Modi expresses India’s resolve to work for strengthening India-Bangladesh ties

    Prime Minister Modi’s remarks came during his interactions with Major General (Retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddique, Security Advisor to Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, who called on him Monday, according to the Prime Minister Office here.

    March 8, 2022
  • India, Bangladesh to strengthen regional connectivity

    India, Bangladesh to strengthen regional connectivity

    An official statement today said the two sides appreciated the significant growth in the bilateral trade between the two countries in recent years. Bangladesh is now the 6th largest trading partner of India.

    March 5, 2022
  • Joy Bangla

    Joy Bangla

    A variety of reasons have soured Bengal’s relations with Bangladesh, and the euphoric chant of “Joy Bangla” cannot obfuscate reality. Chief among these factors has been the influx, almost relentless, from across the border, indeed a walkover, so to speak, from across the fence, one that was described by this newspaper in 1979 as the “Quiet Influx”.

    March 2, 2022
  • Let’s nurture and uphold spirit of 1971 war, India tells Bangladesh

    Let’s nurture and uphold spirit of 1971 war, India tells Bangladesh

    ''Effective management of our border is key to facilitating economic linkages and people-to-people contact. We need to work closely to strengthen border infrastructure to ensure smooth transit of goods and people while ensuring that illegal activities are kept under check,'' Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said at the 10th India-Bangladesh Friendship Dialogue.

    February 21, 2022
  • Illegal fishing: 88 Bangladeshis intercepted by ICG

    Illegal fishing: 88 Bangladeshis intercepted by ICG

    On realising the presence of Indian Coast Guard ship, the boats increased speed and entered shallow waters to evade capture. The ship chased the boats but could not go near due to depth restrictions. Hence, it shared the information with one of ICG's air cushion vehicles operating in area. The coordinated operation resulted in apprehension of three Bangladeshi boats along with 88 poachers.

    February 17, 2022