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Muktijoddha Mancha organises human chain rally against Pakistan

Water level in Sylhet decreases, misery increases

Rain brings relief in different places including Dhaka

Government employees want 60 percent salary hike

Siam to star opposite Mithila Palkar in a Bollywood film

India's ED to quiz PK Halder's 'girl friend' Sharmi

Own Correspondent, Kolkata, May 18: India's Central economic intelligence agency Enforcement Directorate (ED) is keeping an eye on Sharmi Halder alias Amana Sultana, the 'girl friend' of Prashant Kumar (PK) Halder, the main accused in the embezzlement case worth more than Tk 10,000 crore in Bangladesh. ED detectives will keep her in judicial custody and interrogate her separately.

India's ED to hand over PK Halder to Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Kolkata, May 16: Prashant Kumar Halder (PK Halder), the main and fugitive accused in NRB Global Bank's sensational multi-billion money embezzlement case, will be handed over to Bangladesh. Officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the investigating agency of India's central finance ministry, have hinted at this. The news was published in the Indian media.

Meghalaya's Governor praises development progress of Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 16: At the invitation of the Indian government, a 25-member delegation of freedom fighters visited India's Meghalaya to jointly celebrate the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence. They returned to Bangladesh on May 14 after a six-day visit.

Bangladesh provides medical equipment worth Tk 20 crore to Sri Lanka

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 6: Bangladesh has provided emergency medical supplies and medicines worth Tk 20 crore to crisis-hit Sri Lanka.

State Minister for ICT calls on India-Bangladesh to work together to build Smart Bangladesh and Tripura

Agartala, Tripura, April 30: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Junaid Ahmed Palak, highlighted the potential of Smart Bangladesh in 2041 and said, "We want the two countries (India and Bangladesh) to work together as knowledge partners in building Smart Tripura along with a Smart Bangladesh."

Agreement signed between Bangladesh's ICT Dept and India's MEIT

New Delhi, April 27: Two extended MoUs have been signed between the ICT Department of Bangladesh and India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT).

Indian Foreign Secretary emphasizes on taking Bangladesh-India relations forward

New Delhi, April 26: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has emphasized on taking the existing Bangladesh-India relations to a higher level for the welfare of the people of the two friendly and neighbouring countries.

Who paid for Imran Khan's private flight?

Islamabad, April 21: Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan flew on a private plane from Islamabad to Karachi, which was paid for by a dubai-based businessman. There has been questions about who paid the cost of Imran's flight.

Bengali New Year celebrated in Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Mumbai

Mumbai, April 16: Bengali New Year 1429 has been celebrated at the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in India's Mumbai with great enthusiasm.

Key accused in 2004 grenade attack on Sheikh Hasina arrested from India's West Bengal

Kolkata, April 9: Police have arrested Badruzzaman, one of the key conspirators of the 2004 grenade attack on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, from Basirhat in North 24 Parganas district in India's West Bengal.

Religious violence on rise in Pakistan, says report

Islamabad: Imran Khan's government has failed to reduce religious violence in Pakistan, and this has led to a rise in the incidents of religious violence in the country. This information was given by the Indian news agency ANI quoting various local sources and media outlets.

Afghanistan: Parents forced to sell children in wake of food scarcity

Kabul, April 5: The Taliban have been in power since US troops withdrew from Afghanistan. But in the war-torn country, they have not been able to turn the wheel of the economy in any way. As a result, millions of Afghans are in dire straits.

Pakistan political crisis: President Alvi dissolves National Assembly on PM Imran Khan's advice

Islamabad: Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday dissolved the National Assembly on Prime Minister Imran Khan's advice under Article 58 of the Constitution as the country gears up to witness yet another twist in the political situation.

Afghanistan: Explosion rocks stock exchange in Kabul, 10 hurt

Kabul: An explosion rocked the stock exchange in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Sunday which left at least 10 people hurt, media reports said.

'Bangabandhu Corner' in two Punjab universities

New Delhi, April 1: 'Bangabandhu Corner' has been set up in two famous universities in the Indian state of Punjab in collaboration with the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi. The two universities are Chandigarh University and Lovely Professional University (LPU).