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Bangladesh Bank to start financial interoperability system from October 27

As soon as the corona vaccine is approved, we will bring it first: Health Minister

Speedboat sinks in river, 5 passengers missing

ICT issues death warrant against Syed Kaiser

Bangladesh wants to reduce dependence on India for onion imports

Bangladesh requests India to allow rail, road travel

Dhaka, October 19: Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has requested India to open roads and railways considering the common man. He made the request during a meeting with Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswamy in Dhaka on Sunday.

India requests Bangladesh to reduce charges for inbound flights

Dhaka, 15 October 2020: India has requested Bangladesh to reduce the general charges of inbound flights.

India calls on Myanmar to discuss Rohingya issue

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ৭ অক্টোবর ২০২০: ভারতের পররাষ্ট্র সচিব ও সেনাপ্রধান তাদের সদ্যসমাপ্ত মিয়ানমার সফরে রোহিঙ্গা শরণার্থীদের স্বদেশে ফিরিয়ে নিতে সে দেশের নেতৃত্বকে সরাসরি আহ্বান জানিয়েছেন বলে জানা যাচ্ছে। নভেম্বরে মিয়ানমারে অনুষ্ঠেয় সাধারণ নির্বাচনের আগেই অন্তত কিছু রোহিঙ্গাকে ফিরিয়ে নেওয়া হোক বলেও ভারত বৈঠকে প্রস্তাব দিয়েছে।

Canadian think-tank report says Khalistan movement is a geopolitical project nurtured by Pakistan

Ottawa: A Canadian think-tank has admitted in a report that the Khalistan movement is a geopolitical project nurtured by Pakistan.

Nepal: Construction of India-assisted Arun-III hydropower project gaining pace

Kathmandu: Construction of India-assisted Arun-III hydropower project in Nepal’s Sankhuwasabha district is witnessing fast developments, media reports said.

Radical Islamic terrorism: Pakistan busy opening diplomatic mission in African continent

Islamabad: Amid rising radical Islamic terrorism in the continent, Pakistan is busy establishing diplomatic relations and setting up its diplomatic missions in the African countries.

Make In India push: Kashmir people join 'Boycott China' drive

Srinagar: Giving the 'Make in India' campaign a push, people in Jammu and Kashmir recently came out in large numbers to join the 'Boycott China' drive.

KP Oli led Nepal government rendered state system dysfunctional: Expert

Kathmandu: Nepal PM KP Oli-led government has rendered the state system dysfunctional, largely derailed democracy, and for all practical purposes, sent the 'republican' constitution into a coma, an expert has said.

India slams Pakistan again, asks neighbour to introspect why it's an 'epicentre of terrorism'

New Delhi: Slamming Pakistan over the issue of terrorism, India has asked its neighbour to reflect on why is it universally acknowledged at the "epicentre of terrorism".

India has 'scale, sophistication' to recalibrate economic relations with China, says noted economist

New Delhi: At a time when the two Asian giants are witnessing a worsening of relations over a border standoff, a noted economist has said India has the 'scale and sophistication' to recalibrate its economic relationship with China and reduce interdependence.

Friends of Canada-India group demonstrate against China in Vancouver

Vancouver: Demanding release of Canadians in China, members of Friends of Canada-India group demonstrated outside the Chinese Consulate In Vancouver on Saturday.

Chinese intrusion in India: Tibetan leaders demonstrate in Toronto

Toronto: The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress members demonstrated outside the Chinese Consulate in Toronto to show their solidarity with India over the recent intrusion of Chinese forces in Galwan Valley.

Nepal: Students protest against China as land encroachment reports emerge

Kathmandu: Despite the ruling Nepali government's show of growing amity with China and bitterness with age-old friend India in recent times, students of the Himalayan nation protested against Beijing on Monday.

India should hit Chinese economy: Gordon G Chang

New Delhi: With India and China engaged in a bitter border standoff in recent times, author Gordon G Chang said Indian should hit China hard in its weakest avenue- economy.

US puts Pakistan on the ‘Tier 2 Watch List’ on its trafficking scale

Washington: Stating that the Government of Pakistan does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the US downgraded the south Asian country to the ‘Tier 2 Watch List’ on the country trafficking scale.