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Puja Cherry will be the heroine in Shakib's next movie

Eid-ul-Azha: Large crowd gathers at Kamalapur to get advance train tickets

Chittagong port's container-cargo handling hits record high in FY 2021-22

Flood causes loss of 1,800 cr in Sunamganj

Bangladesh reiterates its commitment to achieve SDGs

PK Halder sent to jail custody for another 14 days

Own Correspondent, Kolkata, June 8: PK Halder, who was arrested in India on charges of smuggling several thousand crores of Bangladeshi rupees, was produced in court after 11 days and he was remanded to jail custody for another 14 days.

PK Halder fails to show the source of his property in court

Kolkata, May 28: Six people, including Prashant Kumar Halder (PK Halder), a former MD of NRB Global Bank and Reliance Finance Limited and a fugitive accused, were produced in the Bankshall Court in Kolkata on Friday. The court sent them to jail custody till June 7.

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.

India wants to launch passenger trains from March 26

Dhaka, March 16: India has sent a letter to Bangladesh Railway to start passenger trains from March 26. However, Bangladesh Railway has not yet decided whether it will carry passengers by train from that date. Shariful Alam, senior information officer at the railway ministry, told reporters at 12 noon on Wednesday (March 16).

Why did it take so long for the Bangladesh embassy in Chennai to open?

Dhaka, February 25: Bangladesh's first embassy in South India will soon be formally inaugurated in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu.

1971 Bangladesh genocide: India demands trial against Pakistan army in UN

United Nations, January 27: India has demanded trial against the Pakistani army which was responsible for the 1971 genocide in Bangladesh.

India's Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, wife killed in helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi/Chennai, December 8: India's defence chief General Bipin Rawat, along with his wife and 11 others, including his staff and crew members, have died in an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu's Coonoor, the country's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh officially declared on Wednesday evening.

India's Modi says govt to repeal three farm laws during address to nation

New Delhi, November 19: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the nation where he announced that his government has decided to repeal three farm laws which had triggered protests by farmers for the past several months.

Afghanistan soil should not be used to finance terrorist acts, say leaders participating in Delhi Declaration

New Delhi, November 11: Top leaders participating in the Third Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan in New Delhi on Wednesday said the country, which is now ruled by Taliban forces, should not be used for sheltering, training, planning or financing any terrorist acts.

China's presence in Bangladesh conflicts with India's interests: General Bipin Rawat

Guwahati, India, October 25: India's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat has said that China's presence to Bangladesh and Myanmar is not in India's interest. He made the remarks at an event in Guwahati, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, on Saturday.

Bangladesh will get coronavirus vaccine from India soon

Dhaka, August 17: Indian High Commissioner to Dhaka Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said that Bangladesh will soon get the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute of India. On Tuesday (August 17), the Government of India handed over 31 life support ambulances and medical supplies.

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.