Tag: Bangladesh

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  • Extending a neighbourly hand

    Extending a neighbourly hand

    What is required now is to let entrepreneurs from South and South-east Asia participate in the Northeast's economy as more diverse investors in a variety of production processes would also link products and services with the larger market access.

    September 17, 2018
  • Vision for the ‘periphery’

    Vision for the ‘periphery’

    The challenge faced by Bimstec member nations is to transform narratives through constructive cooperation and make the Bay of Bengal region meaningful for its people.

    September 17, 2018
  • The BIMSTEC potential

    The BIMSTEC potential

    On August 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for enhanced regional connectivity in his inaugural address at the fourth summit of the seven-nation grouping called Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). India, he said, is committed to working with the group in the critical sectors and to …

    September 15, 2018
  • India, Bangladesh jointly inaugurate major infrastructure projects

    India, Bangladesh jointly inaugurate major infrastructure projects

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb jointly inaugurated three projects in Bangladesh.

    September 10, 2018
  • NTPC arm to begin 300 MW power supply to Bangladesh from midnight

    NTPC arm to begin 300 MW power supply to Bangladesh from midnight

    State-run power major NTPC's trading arm NVVN will begin power supply of 300 MW to Bangladesh from midnight Sunday.

    September 9, 2018
  • Lessons from a Bangladesh man

    Lessons from a Bangladesh man

    If leadership had a sound, it might be the roar of Shahidul Alam’s courage as he tells us to carry forth while he stands behind bars for speaking truth to power

    September 1, 2018
  • Genocide reaffirmed

    Genocide reaffirmed

    The United Nations has spoken and the world must listen. Never in recent years has the voice of the entity been so resounding as it was on Monday. Its intrepid presentation on the violence perpetrated by Myanmar’s security forces on the Rohingyas is a severe indictment of the country’s army chief and, albeit indirectly, of …

    August 29, 2018
  • Suu Kyi gets dodgy

    Suu Kyi gets dodgy

    Aung San Suu Kyi has taken inordinately long to respond to the Rohingya crisis that confronts both Myanmar and Bangladesh. Sad to reflect, the response ~ articulated in Singapore but neither in Naypidaw nor in Dhaka ~ is rather feeble and therefore disappointing. In the net, she was anxious to ensure that her government plays …

    August 24, 2018
  • 6 killed in clash between rival factions in Bangladesh

    6 killed in clash between rival factions in Bangladesh

    Six people were killed on Saturday in a clash between two rival factions of a political party in Bangladesh's Chittagong district.

    August 18, 2018
  • Bangladesh’s ‘National Mourning Day’ observed in Agartala

    Bangladesh’s ‘National Mourning Day’ observed in Agartala

    A day-long programme was organised by the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission to mark the day. Messages of the Bangladesh President, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister were read out.

    August 15, 2018
  • NRC issue: India in close touch with Bangladesh

    NRC issue: India in close touch with Bangladesh

    Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar gave such assurances to a visiting Bangladeshi leader.

    August 9, 2018
  • Disjointed Dhaka

    Disjointed Dhaka

    Never since the upheaval at Shahbag Square (February 2013) has Bangladesh witnessed so virulent an expression of student power, and for more than a week. Dhaka has been thrown out of joint by school students in the main; the younger generation has been shrilling for stringent road safety rules and action against reckless bus drivers …

    August 8, 2018
  • NRC row will destroy ties with Bangladesh, warns Mamata Banerjee

    NRC row will destroy ties with Bangladesh, warns Mamata Banerjee

    Banerjee questioned why the government was focusing only on illegal migrants from Bangladesh, when India also hosts a sizeable migrant population from Nepal.

    August 2, 2018
  • Ouster fear on Assam-Bengal border

    Ouster fear on Assam-Bengal border

    The names of most of the people living in villages like Srirampur, Shimultabu and Damrapara in Kokrajhar district in Assam on the border with Bengal were not listed in the NRC draft, it is learnt.

    August 2, 2018
  • ‘Infiltrators will be driven out if BJP gains power in Bengal’

    ‘Infiltrators will be driven out if BJP gains power in Bengal’

    Ghosh's comments came in the backdrop of CM's strong reaction on the exclusion of over 40 lakh names in Assam's NRC Draft.

    July 31, 2018
  • Ton-up Tamim leads Bangladesh to record 301 total against Windies

    Ton-up Tamim leads Bangladesh to record 301 total against Windies

    Bangladesh retained the same eleven from the two previous matches.

    July 29, 2018
  • Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan 2018 in Bangladesh | Check Date, Time here

    Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan 2018 in Bangladesh | Check Date, Time here

    The celestial spectacle will be taking place alongside the Blood Moon, as well as the Mars opposition.

    July 26, 2018