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  • War or peace, the truth suffers

    War or peace, the truth suffers

     The ministries of information in our patch have remained a euphemism for the state’s propaganda overdrive targeting its own people mainly, come peace or war.

    August 11, 2022
  • India, Bangladesh hold talks on repatriation of detained nationals on each side

    India, Bangladesh hold talks on repatriation of detained nationals on each side

    "Both sides welcomed the close cooperation between law enforcement agencies to prevent terrorism, cross-border crimes, and to increase mutual legal assistance," the MEA said.

    July 25, 2022
  • Hasina’s appeal

    Hasina’s appeal

    It would be no exaggeration to suggest that the clash of shields and boots on the ground have escalated to a severe economic crisis.

    July 10, 2022
  • One killed, 50 injured in clashes between Dhaka traders and students

    One killed, 50 injured in clashes between Dhaka traders and students

    A group of 10-12 students were assaulted by the workers of Capital Hostel when they came to support workers of Welcome which finally led to the daylong violent clash, he added.

    April 20, 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
  • 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
  • Flight service from Agartala to Dhaka and Chittagong soon

    Flight service from Agartala to Dhaka and Chittagong soon

    An official from the transport department said that under the UDAN-RCS, bids would soon be floated by the Civil Aviation Ministry to finalise the routes.

    February 20, 2022
  • B’desh Covid testing sites see influx of patients

    B’desh Covid testing sites see influx of patients

    The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 1,552,893 including 293 new recoveries, said the DGHS.

    January 17, 2022
  • DMRC starts training the first batch of Dhaka metro

    DMRC starts training the first batch of Dhaka metro

    The training of the first batch of Dhaka Metro core staff and officers, comprising of 19 Operations and 17 Rolling Stock officials, by DMRC officials, commenced at the Delhi Metro Rail Academy from 14th Oct, 2021.

    October 20, 2021
  • Dhaka-Kolkata flights resume, govt meeting on int’l services today

    Dhaka-Kolkata flights resume, govt meeting on int’l services today

    The Biman Bangladesh airlines shared that it resumed its flight services with India and would fly to cities Kolkata and Delhi. The airline further stated that in the Kolkata-Dhaka route, from 7 September, two flights will be available in a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays while from 8 September in the Dhaka-Delhi route, flights will be available on Sundays and Wednesdays.

    September 7, 2021
  • ‘If Taliban forms a govt of the people, B’desh will accept it’

    ‘If Taliban forms a govt of the people, B’desh will accept it’

    One of the Bangladeshi prisoners contacted the authorities after the Taliban freed the inmates. The two others are unaccounted for.

    August 17, 2021
  • Cauldron bubble

    Cauldron bubble

    As it turned out, every rule in the book on fire precaution had ignorantly been flouted.

    July 11, 2021
  • Dhaka, Karachi in world’s ten least liveable cities

    Dhaka, Karachi in world’s ten least liveable cities

    "The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on global liveability. Cities across the world are now much less liveable than they were before the pandemic began, and we've seen that regions such as Europe have been hit particularly hard".

    June 9, 2021
  • Passage to Bangladesh

    Passage to Bangladesh

    Liberation was formalised on 16 December that year.

    March 11, 2021
  • PM to visit B’desh on 26 Mar; first foreign visit since Covid

    PM to visit B’desh on 26 Mar; first foreign visit since Covid

    According to officials familiar with the visit, Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina are likely to flag off a direct passenger train service between Dhaka and New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal.

    March 9, 2021
  • Jaishankar to visit Dhaka today ahead of Modi’s trip

    Jaishankar to visit Dhaka today ahead of Modi’s trip

    During his visit, Jaishankar will do the groundwork for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Bangladesh later this month.

    March 4, 2021
  • Jaishankar to visit Dhaka to set stage for Modi’s trip

    Jaishankar to visit Dhaka to set stage for Modi’s trip

    During his visit, Jaishankar will finalise with his Bangladeshi counterpart A K Abdul Momen the agenda for talks between Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

    February 18, 2021