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Diplomats pay tribute to the memory of those killed in the Holey Artisan attack

Padma Bridge wouldn't be a reality if we didn't bounce back after the Holey Artisan incident

Hindus celebrate Rath Yatra after two years

MP Haji Selim released on parole after brother's death

Coronavirus: Five die, country records 1,897 fresh cases in the last 24 hours

Repatriation of 15 Bangladeshi sailors detained in Kolkata still uncertain

Dhaka / Kolkata, May 23: Uncertainty over the return of 15 Bangladeshi sailors of the 'MV Marine Trust-01' ship that met with accident at Kolkata port has not yet been resolved. They have been detained there for about two months.

India's ED to quiz PK Halder's 'girl friend' Sharmi

Own Correspondent, Kolkata, May 18: India's Central economic intelligence agency Enforcement Directorate (ED) is keeping an eye on Sharmi Halder alias Amana Sultana, the 'girl friend' of Prashant Kumar (PK) Halder, the main accused in the embezzlement case worth more than Tk 10,000 crore in Bangladesh. ED detectives will keep her in judicial custody and interrogate her separately.

India's ED to hand over PK Halder to Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Kolkata, May 16: Prashant Kumar Halder (PK Halder), the main and fugitive accused in NRB Global Bank's sensational multi-billion money embezzlement case, will be handed over to Bangladesh. Officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the investigating agency of India's central finance ministry, have hinted at this. The news was published in the Indian media.

Meghalaya's Governor praises development progress of Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 16: At the invitation of the Indian government, a 25-member delegation of freedom fighters visited India's Meghalaya to jointly celebrate the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence. They returned to Bangladesh on May 14 after a six-day visit.

State Minister for ICT calls on India-Bangladesh to work together to build Smart Bangladesh and Tripura

Agartala, Tripura, April 30: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Junaid Ahmed Palak, highlighted the potential of Smart Bangladesh in 2041 and said, "We want the two countries (India and Bangladesh) to work together as knowledge partners in building Smart Tripura along with a Smart Bangladesh."

Agreement signed between Bangladesh's ICT Dept and India's MEIT

New Delhi, April 27: Two extended MoUs have been signed between the ICT Department of Bangladesh and India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT).

Indian Foreign Secretary emphasizes on taking Bangladesh-India relations forward

New Delhi, April 26: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has emphasized on taking the existing Bangladesh-India relations to a higher level for the welfare of the people of the two friendly and neighbouring countries.

'Bangabandhu Corner' in two Punjab universities

New Delhi, April 1: 'Bangabandhu Corner' has been set up in two famous universities in the Indian state of Punjab in collaboration with the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi. The two universities are Chandigarh University and Lovely Professional University (LPU).

Bangladesh Day observed at Kolkata International Book Fair

Kolkata, March 5: A two-day-long Bangladesh Day celebration was organized at the 45th Kolkata International Book Fair.

Bangladesh wants solution to unresolved issues including Teesta river dispute

New Delhi, February 25: Foreign Secretary Masood bin Momen has sought India's cooperation in resolving the unresolved issues as well as expeditious termination of the common river water, including Teesta, sharing agreement.

Bangladesh-India friendship is written in blood: Information Minister

Agartala, India, February 24: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said that the friendship between the people of Bangladesh and India is written in blood.

Indian Foreign Minister Jaishankar invites Momen to JCC meeting

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 23: Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar has invited his Bangladeshi counterpart Dr. A K Abdul Momen to the next meeting of the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) in the first half of the current year.

India plans Covaxin trials in Bangladesh to bolster jab profile

New Delhi, August 3: India has expressed desire to start human trial of the 'Covaxin' coronavirus jab in Bangladesh. The Narendra Modi government has already approved the necessary funds for this. An influential national daily quoted an Indian government document on Monday (August 2).

India will export vaccine to Bangladesh if production increases: Vikram Doraiswami

Dhaka, July 23: India's High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said Delhi will export coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh after production increases in the country.

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expresses satisfaction over the vaccination situation in Bangladesh

New Delhi, July 16: Although India has stopped supplying the coronavirus vaccine, Delhi is happy with the current improved vaccination situation in Bangladesh. India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar made the remarks during a meeting with Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in the Uzbekistan's capital city Tashkent on Thursday (July 15).