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Smuggled goods including mortar shells worth Tk 134 cr seized during BGB ops at border

November records highest remittances in three months

Not Shakib, Liton to lead Bangladesh in ODI series against India

5 killed as covered van rams into hotel in Jessore

CHT Peace Accord's 25th anniversary celebrated

Bilawal Bhutto blames Pakistan military for 1971 defeat

Dhaka, November 2Just a week after Pakistan's former army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa's comments that the reason for the loss of East Pakistan (Bangladesh) was not military but 'political failure', the country's current foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari rejected his claim. The leader of the country's political party Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has claimed Pakistan's defeat in 1971 as a 'military failure'.

Sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas is possible only if democracy is restored in Myanmar: Japan

Dhaka, November 25: Japan's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Takei Shunsuke said that sustainable repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingya will be possible after the restoration of democracy in Myanmar. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Japan said this during a courtesy meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban on Wednesday evening.

Bangladesh-India border management, joint security meeting held in New Delhi

Own Correspondent, New Delhi, Nov 19: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan discussed border management and common security-related issues in a meeting with his Indian counterpart Amit Shah in New Delhi on Friday. The two home ministers met on the sidelines of the Ministerial Conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing on No Money for Terror (NMFT), which began on Friday.

Bangladesh-India friendship bound by cultural harmony: Dr. Rajeev Ranjan

Dhaka, November 18: India's Assistant High Commissioner in Dhaka, Dr. Rajeev Ranjan, mentioned that friendly relations between Bangladesh and India are bound by civilization, history and culture. He said that India-Bangladesh relations are passing a golden chapter. Both countries feel the need to increase economic expansion and trade participation between them.

Indian cruise ship to go to Assam from Uttar Pradesh through Bangladesh

Dhaka, November 12: The Indian government is going to start running luxury cruises on the river from Uttar Pradesh to Assam. And a part of this cruise's journey will be over Bangladesh. The service may start as early as next year. The Government of India has already proposed to run this parade. In a report on Friday (November 11), Indian media Times Now, Business Standard and The Sentinel reported this information.

ASEAN threatens to 'boycott' Myanmar if it fails to restore peace

South Asia Desk, Dhaka, Nov 12: The unrest and conflict between the army and pro-democracy civilians in Myanmar for almost 18 months, if it is not resolved quickly, the country will be "isolated" by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a regional cooperation organization of Southeast Asian countries.

Entire South Asia will benefit from Bangladesh's mega projects

Own Correspondent, New Delhi, Nov 12: Not only Bangladesh, but the entire South Asia will also benefit from the mega projects of the country. State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury MP said this at the opening ceremony of the Multimodal Water Summit-2022 held at the Trade Facilitation Center in Benares in India's Uttar Pradesh.

Bangladeshi TV channels can now uplink their contents from India

Own Correspondent, New Delhi, Nov 11: As a result of an important change in the policy of the Indian government, TV channels from various South Asian countries including Bangladesh will now be able to uplink their contents from India.

Pakistan did wrong with Bangladesh in 1971: Imran Khan

South Asia Desk, Dhaka, Nov 9: Former Pakistan Prime Minister and chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, said that in 1971, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) was wronged by West Pakistan (now Pakistan), and that is why the greater Pakistan nation was broken.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman fought for true liberation: Imran Khan

South Asia Desk, Dhaka, Nov 3: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has compared his ongoing struggle against the country's ruling government to that of Bangladesh's founder, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Media's role is important in sweet relations between India and Bangladesh: Hasan Mahmud

New Delhi, Nov 2: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said, India is our tested friend in the struggle of the great liberation war, which we will never forget and the media can play an important role in maintaining this sweet relationship between Bangladesh and India.

Indian coast guard rescues 20 Bangladeshi fishermen from mid-sea after Cyclone Sitrang's landfall

New Delhi, Oct 26: The Indian coast guard has rescued 20 Bangladeshi fishermen who were left stranded in mid-sea after the landfall of cyclone Sitrang.

Why are EVMs so successful in Indian democracy?

New Delhi, October 15: The year is 1990. In India, the Janata Dal coalition government led by VP Singh was in power. By-elections had to be held in Haryana's Meham at the end of February. Because Devi Lal has moved to Delhi as the Deputy Prime Minister of the country. In his place, his son Omprakash Chautala became the chief minister of the state, but he had to win from one of the centers. Chautala stood as Meham's candidate.

'Maitri Setu' has helped boost Bangladesh-India ties: Indian President

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 14: President of India Draupadi Murmu said that the communication between Bangladesh and India has increased as a result of the 'Maitri Setu' built on the Feni river.

What is the relationship between PFI, who were recently banned in India, and JMB?

New Delhi, October 11: Recently in India, there is a lot of discussion and criticism about the decision to ban a Muslim organization called Popular Front of India (PFI). It is to be noted that one of the reasons given by the government behind banning PFI is that they had close relations and collusion with the militant organization JMB or Jamaatul Mujahideen of Bangladesh.