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Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

BJP keen to work with Awami League: Nadda

New Delhi, August 8: India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda said that his party is interested in working with Bangladesh Awami League in the future as in the past for the sake of political stability and counter-terrorism in the region.

Elections will be held as the people of Bangladesh want: India

New Delhi, August 4: India has expressed hope that the vote will be held in Bangladesh as the people of the country want. Spokesperson of the Indian External Affairs Ministry Arindam Bagchi made such comment at a weekly press briefing of the ministry in New Delhi on Thursday (August 3).

Information Minister visits Santiniketan

Kolkata, July 27: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud, who is visiting India, visited the 'Bangladesh Bhavan' constructed at Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan, West Bengal.

Indian Finance Minister praises Sheikh Hasina for development of Bangladesh

Dhaka, July 18: India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's leadership in improving relations between Bangladesh and India and the overall socio-economic development of Bangladesh. At the same time, she expressed the hope of working together by identifying the areas of mutual cooperation in the economy of the two countries.

Finance Minister-led Bangladesh delegation joins G-20 Summit in India

Gandhinagar, July 18: The two-day meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors began on Monday in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. Bangladesh delegation led by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal participated in the conference. Bangladesh Bank Governor Abdur Rauf Talukder is in the delegation.

Golam Sarwar becomes new Secretary General of SAARC

Dhaka, July 14: Bangladesh Ambassador to Malaysia Golam Sarwar has been appointed as the next Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). His appointment was announced in a notification of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday night.

Bangladesh-India trade starts in Indian Rupees, trade of Rs 28 million recorded on the first day

Dhaka, July 11: Bangladesh has entered a new era of foreign trade currency diversification. Through this, commercial transactions between Bangladesh and India have started in Indian Rupees. Transactions on the new journey began on Tuesday with the opening of import-export letters of credit (LC) worth Rs 28 million on the first day.

Bangladesh signing 25-year electricity contract with Nepal

Dhaka, July 10: Bangladesh has agreed to a long-term agreement to import 40 MW of electricity from Himalayan country Nepal. An official of the Nepal Electricity Department said that the duration of this agreement will be 25 years.

BSF approves opening of 5 closed border works

Dhaka, June 15: Approval has been received for the resumption of five notable works which were closed in the border areas of the country. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Director General (DG) Major General AKM Nazmul Hasan said that this is a significant success of the border conference held in India.

Mamata Banerjee sends mangoes for Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi

Dhaka, June 8: Chief Minister of the Indian state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has sent mangoes for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Banerjee also sent mangoes for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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).