All South Asia

Entire city of Rajshahi turned into a grand gathering of the Prime Minister

Bangladesh-England warm-up match cancelled

Nipah claims 5 lives so far this year

Bangladesh-Philippines to discuss the recovery of stolen reserve money

Prime Minister inaugurates 26 development projects

Delhi is considering Nepal's proposal to supply electricity to Bangladesh

Dhaka, January 23: New Delhi is considering proposals from Nepal and Bangladesh to sell power to Dhaka using Indian territory and infrastructure. If India agrees to the proposal, it is expected to further enhance sub-regional cooperation. This information was reported in the country's media on Saturday, citing sources from the Electricity Department of India.

China prioritises friendship with Bangladesh in South Asia

Dhaka, January 20: The small but significant non-aligned South Asian nation of Bangladesh is caught between China and the United States both of whom want a strategic alliance with the country as they spar over superpower status in the region.

India wants to trade in Rupee with Bangladesh

Dhaka, December 28: India has proposed to use Indian rupee instead of dollar as medium of exchange in trade with Bangladesh. But Bangladesh wants to look into the matter further without taking any decision now. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi gave this information at a press conference held in the Secretariat of the Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday (December 27).

Jatiya Party leaders Roshan Ershad, GM Quader meet Prime Minister Hasina

Dhaka, December 14: Jatiya Party leaders paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The meeting was held at Ganabhaban on Tuesday (December 13) at noon. On behalf of Jatiya Party, Jatiya Sangsad opposition leader Begum Rowshan Ershad, opposition deputy leader and Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader and former President Hussain Muhammad Ershad's son Rahgir Almahi Saad Ershad were present.

Swedish judge of Pakistani origin wants to be buried in Bangladesh

Dhaka, December 14: Syed Asif Shahkar, a Swedish national of Pakistani origin, who retired as a judge from the Swedish High Court Division in 2017, has written to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking Bangladesh citizenship and expressing his desire to be buried in Bangladesh soil.

India gives top priority to alliance with Bangladesh: Pranay Verma

Dhaka, December 7: Pranay Verma, the Indian High Commissioner appointed in Dhaka, said that India gives the highest priority in terms of friendship with Bangladesh. Mentioning the important achievements of both the countries in the past 50 years, he stressed on the future generations of both countries to understand the history of 1971 and keep the tradition intact.

Sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas is possible only if democracy is restored in Myanmar: Japan

Dhaka, November 25: Japan's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Takei Shunsuke said that sustainable repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingya will be possible after the restoration of democracy in Myanmar. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Japan said this during a courtesy meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban on Wednesday evening.

Bangladesh-India friendship bound by cultural harmony: Dr. Rajeev Ranjan

Dhaka, November 18: India's Assistant High Commissioner in Dhaka, Dr. Rajeev Ranjan, mentioned that friendly relations between Bangladesh and India are bound by civilization, history and culture. He said that India-Bangladesh relations are passing a golden chapter. Both countries feel the need to increase economic expansion and trade participation between them.

Indian cruise ship to go to Assam from Uttar Pradesh through Bangladesh

Dhaka, November 12: The Indian government is going to start running luxury cruises on the river from Uttar Pradesh to Assam. And a part of this cruise's journey will be over Bangladesh. The service may start as early as next year. The Government of India has already proposed to run this parade. In a report on Friday (November 11), Indian media Times Now, Business Standard and The Sentinel reported this information.

What is the relationship between PFI, who were recently banned in India, and JMB?

New Delhi, October 11: Recently in India, there is a lot of discussion and criticism about the decision to ban a Muslim organization called Popular Front of India (PFI). It is to be noted that one of the reasons given by the government behind banning PFI is that they had close relations and collusion with the militant organization JMB or Jamaatul Mujahideen of Bangladesh.

Myanmar courts Russia, but raises tensions with Bangladesh

Naypyidaw, October 4: Myanmar may be another nation wanting to de-dollarize its economy. Indications of this were apparent when Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, head of the military government made this suggestion to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in Moscow.

Myanmar blames Arakan Army-ARSA for border incidents

Dhaka, Sepetember 20: Myanmar has blamed Arakan Army and the ARSA (Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army) for recent border incidents, including shelling, on Bangladesh territory. They say that the rebel groups are doing such thimgs to destroy the existing cordial relations with Bangladesh.

For us in India, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is iconic: India's External Affairs Minister

Dhaka, September 8: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has hailed Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as iconic to the south Asian country.

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.

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).