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Bogra-Sirajganj rail project: Travel time to Dhaka to be reduced by 3 hours

Bangladesh against war but will defend sovereignty: PM Hasina

Habibul Bashar appointed as the new head of BCB women's wing

Azmeri Haque Badhon to become chief judge at international film festival in India

PM Hasina emphasizes importance of mother tongue as main medium of education

Significant Bilateral Agreements Between Modi and Hasina

New Delhi, Feb 19: India and Bangladesh share a multifaceted partnership that spans various domains.

Indian PM Narendra Modi congratulates Sheikh Hasina over the phone after election win

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 9 January 2024: The ruling party Awami League has won by a huge victory in the 12th National Parliament elections of Bangladesh. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to form the government for the fourth consecutive time. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated her, calling the victory historic.

Election Bangladesh's internal matter: India

New Delhi, Jan 5: India has stated its position on Bangladesh elections as before. New Delhi says the election is Bangladesh's internal matter.

India wants peaceful elections in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Dec 30: Arindam Bagchi, the spokesperson of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, said as a close friend and partner, India wants to see peaceful elections in Bangladesh.

ADB Appoints Takeo Konishi as Director General for South Asia

Manila, December 14: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Takeo Konishi as Director General of its South Asia Department (SARD), where he will be responsible for the development and implementation of the department’s strategy in the region. He assumed office on 11 December.

Bangladesh wants to complete Teesta agreement quickly

New Delhi, Nov 25: The Foreign Secretaries of Bangladesh and India in a meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Friday afternoon emphasized the need for early completion of the Teesta Treaty and the Common River Water Sharing Agreement.

Bangladesh-India relations should be maintained for mutual benefit: Shringla

New Delhi: Appreciating Bangladesh's significant growth in the last one and a half decades, former Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the existing Bangladesh-India relationship should be continued in the mutual interest of the people of the two countries.

India, Bangladesh forging a model relationship, says Indian EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi, November 17: On the evening of November 15, Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar hailed the India-Bangladesh relationship as a "model" in the Indian subcontinent.

India's position on Bangladesh issue remains same as before: Indian MEA

New Delhi, Nov 17: India has said that even after the announcement of the election schedule, its position on the Bangladesh issue remains the same as it was during the recently held India-US Two Plus Two Ministerial Dialogue.

India terms Bangladesh election as an 'internal matter'

New Delhi, Nov 11: India's Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said that while Bangladesh is concerned, India has made its position very clear at the India-US 2 Plus 2 Ministerial Dialogue held in New Delhi on Friday.

India is working to increase the use of solar energy in Bangladesh

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 19 October 2023: Director General of International Solar Alliance (ISA) said that India is working together to increase the use of solar energy in Bangladesh. Ajay Mathur. Emphasizing on accelerating investment in the field of solar energy production, he said, in this regard, we hope to build institutional capacity together, organize investment and increase the use of solar energy.

India does not support any particular party, it has ties with countries: Arindam Bagchi

New Delhi, Oct 17: India does not support any particular party. One country has relationship with another country. When there is a government, government to government relationship for the development of both countries. We respect the democracy of Bangladesh.

Indo Bangla Conference on countering radicalism and extremism to be held in New Delhi

New Delhi, October 17: Indo-Islamic Heritage Centre (IIHC) is going to organise an International Conference on “Countering the Religious Extremism” in New Delhi on 20 & 21 Oct 2023.

JS Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury holds courtesy meeting with Indian Lok Sabha Speaker

New Delhi, Oct 13: Bangladesh Parliament Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury MP paid a courtesy call on Indian Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in the Indian capital of Delhi on Thursday.

Bangladeshi hilsa being sold at Rs. 1,600-1,800 per kg in Kolkata

Dhaka, Sept 23: Every year during Durga Puja, Padma's hilsa goes from Bangladesh to all over India including West Bengal. This time there is no exception. This time Bangladesh government has allowed the export of 3,950 metric tonnes of hilsa. In the first phase, 70 tonnes of hilsa have reached the market in Kolkata.