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Indian onion will enter the market before Ramadan

PM Hasina hopes India-Bangladesh friendship will be eternal

2 killed, 6 hurt in Narsingdi bus-covered van collision

Met predicts rain in 4 divisions including Dhaka

Drug case against Pori Moni will continue

Bangladesh wants to complete Teesta agreement quickly

New Delhi, Nov 25: The Foreign Secretaries of Bangladesh and India in a meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Friday afternoon emphasized the need for early completion of the Teesta Treaty and the Common River Water Sharing Agreement.

Bangladesh-India relations should be maintained for mutual benefit: Shringla

New Delhi: Appreciating Bangladesh's significant growth in the last one and a half decades, former Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the existing Bangladesh-India relationship should be continued in the mutual interest of the people of the two countries.

India's position on Bangladesh issue remains same as before: Indian MEA

New Delhi, Nov 17: India has said that even after the announcement of the election schedule, its position on the Bangladesh issue remains the same as it was during the recently held India-US Two Plus Two Ministerial Dialogue.

India terms Bangladesh election as an 'internal matter'

New Delhi, Nov 11: India's Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said that while Bangladesh is concerned, India has made its position very clear at the India-US 2 Plus 2 Ministerial Dialogue held in New Delhi on Friday.

India does not support any particular party, it has ties with countries: Arindam Bagchi

New Delhi, Oct 17: India does not support any particular party. One country has relationship with another country. When there is a government, government to government relationship for the development of both countries. We respect the democracy of Bangladesh.

Our future and security linked with Bangladesh: India

New Delhi, August 17: Indian Foreign Ministry's Joint Secretary (Bangladesh, Myanmar) Smita Pant commented that the country's future, including India's security, is related to Bangladesh.

India hopes elections will be held peacefully in Bangladesh

New Delhi, August 12: Neighboring country India is hoping that the upcoming parliamentary elections in Bangladesh will be peaceful. Spokesperson of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, Arindam Bagchi, said this at a media briefing on Friday afternoon.

Bangladesh-India relations are historic, says Indian High Commissioner

Dhaka, April 17: Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma said that the relationship between Bangladesh and India is historic. This relationship has been ongoing since the Great War of Independence. The relationship between these two countries is a relationship of self-sacrifice. Both countries will progress further in various sectors if such unbroken relations are maintained as at present. He said these things at an exchange meeting after visiting the Sonamsjid land port in Shibganj, Chapainawabganj on Monday (April 17) afternoon.

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.

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.

Tripura Chief Minister sends pineapples for PM Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 14: The Chief Minister of the Indian state of Tripura Dr. Manik Saha has sent pineapple as a gift to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. In 100 cartons, 600 pieces (750 kgs) of India's most popular Kew variety of pineapples have been sent to the Prime Minister.

Initiatives taken to enhance cultural and trade relations with India's Assam

Guwahati, Assam, February 26: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hassan Mahmood held a meeting with Governor of India's Assam, Jagadish Mukhi, and Chief Minister of the state, Himanta Biswa Sarma. They discussed fruitful initiatives to enhance Bangladesh's cultural and trade ties with Assam and to take practical steps to improve the four-way communication by road, rail, sea and air.

India extends $500 million loan to Sri Lanka to pay for oil

New Delhi/Colombo: India is extending $500 million line of credit (LOC) to power crisis-hit Sri Lanka to fund fuel purchases.

Two Indian ships visit Mongla port on the occasion of Mujib Borsho

Dhaka, March 9: Two Indian ships - INS Kulish and INS Sumedha - are visiting the port of Mongla on March 8-10 to celebrate the historic anniversary of Mujib Borsho and the 50th anniversary of the Liberation War. This visit is especially significant as it is the first visit of an Indian ship to Mongla. 

Indian PM Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh remember 1971 war heroes

Dhaka, December 16: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday paid rich tributes to the war heroes to mark the 50th anniversary of India-Pakistan war in 1971.