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PM reaches Washington DC from New York

Would have used EVM in 300 seats if I could: EC Alamgir

Contractor GK Shamim, 7 others get life sentence in arms case

32 killed after boat capsizes on Karatoya river in Panchagarh

Shakib, Puja to work together again

Indian Coast Guard rescues 32 Bangladeshi fishermen from rough sea

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 24: The Indian Coast Guard has rescued 32 Bangladeshi fishermen floating in the sea and handed them over to the Bangladesh Coast Guard.

Engagement with foreigners will be according to Sharia: Taliban leader

Kabul, August 24: The Taliban will engage with the international community in accordance with Sharia law, the Islamist group's top leader said. This is according to a report of the speech shared by Afghanistan's Ministry of Information a few days ago.

Bangladesh-India defence dialogue in New Delhi today

Own Correspondent, New Delhi, August 11: Bangladesh and India are sitting in defence dialogue today (Thursday) after a gap of two years.

Indian to use Bangladeshi corridor to supply petroleum to northeast after floods damage Assam route

Dhaka, August 6: As the infrastructure in Assam has been damaged due to heavy rains, the territory of Bangladesh will be used to take petroleum to India's north-eastern states, Tripura, South Assam and Mizoram. These petroleum products will travel 140 kilometers in Bangladesh by tanker. A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and the Road Transport and Highways Department of the Government of Bangladesh for the movement of vehicles carrying Indian petroleum or LPG products using the territory of Bangladesh on Wednesday.

Learn from Sheikh Hasina, Pakistani newspaper advises

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 4: Pakistan's newspaper 'The Express Tribune' has published an article praising the remarkable economic development of Bangladesh. In this regard, the present leadership of Bangladesh has been given credit. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's leadership has been praised. The article mentions that Pakistan's leadership has a lot to learn from Bangladesh.

Global narco-terrorism on the rise because of Pakistan-Afghanistan: Report

Narco-terrorism may become a global reality soon. Because two neighbouring countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, have become important links in the global chain of drug production and supply, for which terrorism, extremism and radicalism have made matters worse.

Pranay Kumar Verma to replace Vikram Doraiswami as new Indian Ambassador to Dhaka

Dhaka, July 30: Pranay Kumar Verma has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India in Dhaka. He replaced the currently appointed High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami.

The problem would have been solved if Awami League-BNP sat at one table: CEC

Dhaka, July 19: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal has urged ruling Awami League and opposition BNP to sit at one table to solve the political crisis. He thinks that if these two parties sit at the same table, the problem would be solved.

India proposes to launch fourth inter-country train

Dhaka, July 19: India proposed to launch fourth inter-country train. Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami made this proposal in a discussion meeting at Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan's office on Monday (July 18).

Tripura Chief Minister sends pineapples for PM Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 14: The Chief Minister of the Indian state of Tripura Dr. Manik Saha has sent pineapple as a gift to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. In 100 cartons, 600 pieces (750 kgs) of India's most popular Kew variety of pineapples have been sent to the Prime Minister.

India's ED files charge sheet against PK Halder

Own Correspondent, Kolkata, July 13: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) of India has filed a 100-page chargesheet against six people, including Prashanta Kumar (PK) Halder, one of the accused in a multi-crore fraud case arrested in West Bengal.

Eid-ul-Azha: Indian PM Modi extends greetings to Sheikh Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 10: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has sent greetings to the people of Bangladesh and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Bangladesh sends relief for earthquake-ravaged Afghanistan

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 6: Bangladesh has sent emergency relief supplies to the people of earthquake-ravaged Afghanistan. The Afghan authorities have also expressed their gratitude for the assistance sent as directed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday (July 5) night.

Indian High Commissioner Doraiswami is going to UK, Sudhakar coming to Dhaka

Dhaka, July 3: Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami is leaving Bangladesh. He is expected to take charge of the Indian Embassy in the United Kingdom. In 1992, he joined the Foreign Service of India. He has previously served as the country's ambassador to Uzbekistan and South Korea. Prior to that, he served in various capacities in Indian diplomatic missions in Hong Kong, Beijing, New York and Johannesburg.

5 South Asian countries congratulate PM for Padma Bridge

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 27: Five South Asian countries have congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh on the successful completion of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge.