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Underpass U-loop to be constructed on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

Power generation has increased to 13,793 MW under Sheikh Hasina's leadership

Containers from Chittagong port being moved to ICD to resolve congestion

Lockdown: Record 587 arrests, fine of Tk 14 lakh made in Dhaka on Sunday

Public Administration Minister calls for formation of Covid-19 Prevention Committee in each neighbourhood

India's Delhi University to set up Bangabandhu Chair

New Delhi, July 14: India's Delhi University will set up the 'Bangabandhu Chair' in honour of Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and Delhi University on Monday (July 12th). The agreement was signed in Delhi, India. Through this initiative more Bangladeshi students are being encouraged to be admitted here.

Coronavirus: India records 34,703 cases, 553 deaths in the last 24 hours

New Delhi, July 6: After 111 days, India on Tuesday reported its lowest Covid-19 caseload as the neighbouring country recorded 34,703 fresh coronavirus cases.

Covaxin overall 77.8 percent effective against Covid-19, claims India's Bharat Biotech

New Delhi, July 3: Indian biotechnology company Bharat Biotech has claimed its anti-Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is 77.8 percent effective against the deadly virus.

Covid-19: More than 40 Delta Plus cases detected in India

New Delhi, June 23: More than 40 cases of Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 have been detected in India with clusters seen in three states, Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, media reports said.

Overwhelmed with your message: Indian opposition leader Mamata Banerjee tells PM Hasina

Dhaka, May 8: After receiving the congratulatory message from the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee, who has become the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time in a row, has sent a letter expressing her gratitude and best wishes.

Bangladesh to send medicines and medical supplies to India

Dhaka, April 29: Bangladesh is sending medicines and medical supplies to India to deal with the coronavirus situation. A statement from the foreign ministry on Thursday (April 29th) said Bangladesh wanted to provide India with emergency medicine and medical supplies to combat the coronavirus. In the first phase, 10,000 injectable anti-viral, oral anti-viral, 30,000 PPE kits and a few thousand zinc, calcium, vitamin-C will be sent.

Oxygen import from India stopped

Dhaka, April 26: Suddenly, emergency liquid oxygen used for corona treatment is not coming from India to Bangladesh. In the last four days, no oxygen-carrying vehicles have come through Benapole land port. In the week before last Wednesday (April 21), 498 metric tons of liquid oxygen arrived at Benapole port from India. At that time this liquid oxygen came to the country in 29 tankers.

India-Bangladesh relations will not ebb due to vaccines: Doraiswami

Dhaka, April 22: India has provided 7 million vaccines to Bangladesh to combat the coronavirus epidemic. According to the agreement, the remaining vaccines will be delivered to Bangladesh very soon, said Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami.

Indian Army Chief presents one lakh vaccines to the Bangladesh Army

Dhaka, April 9: As a gift of friendship and harmony, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, the Chief of Army Staff of India, handed over one lakh doses of coronavirus vaccine to General Aziz Ahmed, the Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh. He handed over the vaccine after a courtesy call at the army headquarters in Dhaka Cantonment on Thursday (April 8).

The first priority of India's Look East policy is Bangladesh: India's Railway Minister

Dhaka, April 2: India's Minister of Railways, Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal has said that Bangladesh will be the first priority of India's 'Look East Policy' as a loyal friend, neighbor and ally. Elaborating on India-Bangladesh relations over the past few years, he said India expects an overall partnership with Bangladesh as the largest trading partner in South Asia.

India's gift ambulances arrive in Bangladesh

Dhaka, March 23: The Government of India is gifting 109 ambulances to Bangladesh on the occasion of Bangabandhu's birth centenary. An ambulance of the first consignment of gifts arrived at the Benapole land port on Sunday (March 21st) night through the Indian port of Petrapole.

Modi's visit to Bangladesh can act as a new chapter in regional politics: Amjad Ayub Mirza

Glasgow, March 22: Human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza has said Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Bangladesh can act as a new chapter in regional politics and build an invincible economic partnership between the neighbouring nations.

Mujib Borsho: Bangladesh to get 109 ambulances as 'gift' from India

Dhaka, March 17: India will donate a total of 109 ambulances to Bangladesh on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangladesh's first President late Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

India's Mizoram state interested in operating another border market

Dhaka, March 8: The Indian state of Mizoram has expressed interest in launching another border hut with Bangladesh. Anup Dhawan, Secretary, Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India, held a meeting with the Commerce Minister at noon on Sunday (March 7) in the office of the Commerce Minister at the Secretariat. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said this at a press conference after the meeting. 

India is happy with Bangladesh's transition from least developed country to developing country

Dhaka, March 6: India is very happy that Bangladesh has been recommended by the United Nations to transition from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to a developing country. However, despite the economic development, they will continue to cooperate with Bangladesh.