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14 parties congratulate PM on getting climate award

1,985 nominations shortlisted, 731 rejected after scrutiny

Political leaders missing from the field after calling for a blockade: DB chief

Prime Minister Hasina calls for the conservation of rivers to save the country

BNP's Nipun Roy granted anticipatory bail in 8 cases of destruction and vandalism

Indian Army Chief on Bangladesh tour

Dhaka, June 5: Indian Army Chief General Manoj Pande visited Bangladesh on Monday at the invitation of Bangladesh Army Chief General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed.

At least 261 dead, over 650 injured in horrific train mishap in India's Odisha

Balasore, Odisha, June 3: At least 261 people were killed in a horrific three-train accident in the eastern Indian state of Odisha on Friday. More than 650 people were injured in this incident. Several bodies are still trapped inside the mangled coaches of the train. It is feared that the death toll may increase.

Doctor dies of Congo fever in northern Afghanistan

Kabul, June 2: The head of the Taliban's public health department in the northern province of Jawzjan said a doctor has died and five other health workers have been infected with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF).

Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner narrowly escapes with his family

Dhaka, May 26: A car carrying Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner Qamar Abbas Khokhar and his family members collided head-on with a bus in Brahmanbaria. Although the private car was damaged, he and his family members were unharmed. The accident took place in Rampur area of Vijaynagar upazila on Dhaka-Sylhet highway on Friday, May 26 at around 11:30 am.

India's Gujarat ATS arrests 4 Bangladesh nationals with Al-Qaeda links

Ahmedabad, May 25: Four Bangladeshi nationals were arrested on Monday in the eastern Indian state of Gujarat on charges that they illegally entered the country and were trying to radicalise local youth in Ahmedabad and collecting money, according to a statement by Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS).

Pakistan: 14 people injured during violent clash between two tribes

Dhaka, May 16: A violent clash, which took place between two tribes, left 14 people injured in Pakistan's Darra Adam Khel area on Monday.

Famous fiction writer Samaresh Majumdar passes away in Kolkata

Kolkata, May 9: Famous Bengali fiction writer Samaresh Majumdar passed away. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Kolkata after 6 pm local time on Monday. He was seriously ill for several days. He was 81 years old at the time of his death. He was also very popular in Bangladesh. There are many readers of his books here.

Rohingya delegation visit Myanmar to observe the repatriation environment

Dhaka, May 5: A delegation of 27 members has left Bangladesh to prepare for repatriation to Myanmar and monitor the environment there. It is said that there are 20 Rohingyas including 3 women, a translator and 6 Bangladeshi officials from different departments in this group.

New generation will take Bangladesh-Japan partnership forward: PM

Dhaka, April 28: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid deep respect to the Japanese for their vocal support in the Great War of Liberation. She expressed the hope that the new generation will carry forward the "enduring friendship" and "enviable partnership" between the two countries in the years to come.

Army chiefs discuss Bangladesh-India strategic partnership

New Delhi, April 28: The army chiefs of Bangladesh and India discussed various issues related to interoperability, training, counter-terrorism cooperation and enhancing and strengthening overall bilateral cooperation as part of the strategic partnership between the two countries.

Bangladesh-India relations are historic, says Indian High Commissioner

Dhaka, April 17: Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma said that the relationship between Bangladesh and India is historic. This relationship has been ongoing since the Great War of Independence. The relationship between these two countries is a relationship of self-sacrifice. Both countries will progress further in various sectors if such unbroken relations are maintained as at present. He said these things at an exchange meeting after visiting the Sonamsjid land port in Shibganj, Chapainawabganj on Monday (April 17) afternoon.

Bangabandhu awarded FOSWAL Literary Award in Delhi

New Delhi, March 27: Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been honoured with a special literary award by the Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature (FOSWAL). Bangabandhu was awarded this honour at the organization's regional conference.

Pakistan: Court grants Imran Khan extension in protective bail till March 27

Dhaka, March 25: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan secured a three-day extension in protective bail till March 27 in five cases registered against him in the federal capital after he personally appeared before the Lahore High Court (LHC).

Trilateral highway: India-Thailand ready to take Bangladesh, waiting for Myanmar's decision

Dhaka, March 15: Bangladesh wants to join India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway to increase connectivity with South and Southeast Asia. India-Thailand has no objection to Bangladesh joining the Trilateral Highway. However, it remains to be seen how Myanmar handles the issue, said Foreign Secretary Masood Bin Momen.

Indian Prime Minister congratulates newly elected President Shahabuddin

New Delhi, March 5: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the newly elected President of Bangladesh Md. Shahabuddin.