Prime Minister Hasina emphasizes the importance of Bangladesh-Vietnam economic co-operation
No one in the country goes a day without eating: Obaidul Quader
False reporting: Journalist Shamsuzzaman jailed
Actress Mahiya Mahi welcomes baby boy
Bangabandhu's family goes into hiding
Canal to withdraw Teesta water: Dhaka questions New Delhi about development
Dhaka, March 21: Dhaka asked New Delhi through a note verbale (a type of diplomatic communication) about digging two new canals in West Bengal to withdraw Teesta water. The Foreign Secretary gave this information to reporters at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian counterpart Narendra Modi inaugurate the Bangladesh-India Friendship Pipeline
Dhaka, March 18: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the first cross-border Maitree oil pipeline to supply diesel to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh's relations with India are brotherly: Land Minister on Republic Day
Dhaka, January 27: Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury said, "Bangladesh-India are close neighbors and responsible neighbors. No one can change this position of neighbor. Both countries maintain brotherly relations. As India was the first to extend a hand in our freedom war. For this reason, I am the people of India, the Government of India and Remembering and thanking the Indian soldiers who lost their lives."
Newly appointed High Commissioner of India meets with the Speaker
Dhaka, December 12: Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Shireen Sharmin Chowdhury said that the language-cultural similarity between India and Bangladesh is remarkable. She said this during a courtesy meeting with the newly appointed High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Pranay Kumar Verma at the Speaker's Sangsad Bhavan office on Sunday (December 11).
Assam Legislature delegation meets Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury
Dhaka, November 21: A parliamentary delegation led by Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Biswajit Daimary paid a courtesy call on Speaker of Bangladesh National Assembly Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at Sangsad Bhavan on Sunday.
Indian High Commissioner exchanges views with Bangladeshi business leaders
Dhaka, November 15: Indian High Commissioner Pranay Verma exchanged views with the business leaders of Bangladesh. The exchange was held with top business leaders and chambers of Bangladesh at an elite hotel in the capital on Monday (November 14).
Bangladesh to import Indian wheat after court ruling
Dhaka, October 15: Due to failure to complete export of wheat against the old LC within the stipulated time, the deadline has been extended. A High Court in India extended the deadline to October 31 following a plea by the exporters. As a result, import of old LC wheat from India will start again through Hili land port of Dinajpur. However, the Indian authorities have not yet announced when it will start.
India will provide 20 broad gauge rail engines to Bangladesh
Dhaka, September 8: India has promised Bangladesh 20 broad gauge diesel rail engines. Besides, some other steps have been taken for the development of Bangladesh-India railway connection. New Delhi has promised to provide this locomotive in view of Bangladesh's request during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's four-day official visit.
Hasina-Modi inaugurate five projects including Rampal Maitri power plant
Dhaka, September 6: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Maitri Super Thermal Power Project at Rampal in Bagerhat. Besides, they inaugurated four other projects, including the railway bridge over Rupsa river and the Khulna-Darshana and Parvatipur-Kaunia rail link projects.
Transit agreement: Goods are going to Assam from Kolkata via Chittagong port
Dhaka, September 5: India has already signed a transit agreement with Bangladesh. Under the agreement, India will be able to easily transport goods to any other country, including its northeastern states, through Bangladesh using Chittagong and Mongla ports.
Dhaka and Delhi want to strengthen cooperation on common river and cyber security
Dhaka, June 21: Bangladesh and India have agreed to work more closely together on common rivers, water management, cyber-security, energy, agriculture, food security and climate change.
Dhaka will discuss unresolved issues with India at the JCC meeting
Dhaka, June 17: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen has said that he will discuss all unresolved issues including water sharing and border management at the meeting of Joint Consultation Commission (JCC) to be held between Bangladesh and India on June 19 in New Delhi.
Foreign Minister Momen to visit India this week
Dhaka, June 13: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen is going to visit India this week. He will also attend a meeting of the Bilateral Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) in Delhi. Momen's visit is important ahead of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India. This information was reported in the Indian media on Monday (June 13).
Official journey of Dhaka-Jalpaiguri Mitali Express starts
Dhaka, June 1: The third India-Bangladesh train service 'Mitali Express' was officially launched between New Jalpaiguri in India and Dhaka Cantonment Station in Bangladesh on Wednesday.
Arrest of PK Haldar was on the basis of information from Bangladesh: Indian High Commissioner Doraiswami
Dhaka, May 18: Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram K Doraiswami has said that Bangladeshi fugitive businessman Prashanta Kumar Haldar alias PK Haldar has been detained in India's West Bengal on the basis of information provided by the Bangladesh authorities.