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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

Medical tourism bolstering Bangladesh-India bilateral ties

ADB Appoints Takeo Konishi as Director General for South Asia

Manila, December 14: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Takeo Konishi as Director General of its South Asia Department (SARD), where he will be responsible for the development and implementation of the department’s strategy in the region. He assumed office on 11 December.

China prioritises friendship with Bangladesh in South Asia

Dhaka, January 20: The small but significant non-aligned South Asian nation of Bangladesh is caught between China and the United States both of whom want a strategic alliance with the country as they spar over superpower status in the region.

ASEAN threatens to 'boycott' Myanmar if it fails to restore peace

South Asia Desk, Dhaka, Nov 12: The unrest and conflict between the army and pro-democracy civilians in Myanmar for almost 18 months, if it is not resolved quickly, the country will be "isolated" by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a regional cooperation organization of Southeast Asian countries.

Entire South Asia will benefit from Bangladesh's mega projects

Own Correspondent, New Delhi, Nov 12: Not only Bangladesh, but the entire South Asia will also benefit from the mega projects of the country. State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury MP said this at the opening ceremony of the Multimodal Water Summit-2022 held at the Trade Facilitation Center in Benares in India's Uttar Pradesh.

South Asian lawmakers call for regional collaboration to avert twin crisis of air pollution, climate change ahead of Stockholm+50

Dhaka, May 28: As evidence grows about the impact poor air quality has on human health, medical practitioners and lawmakers from South Asia on Saturday called for collaborative action to phase out the use of fossil fuels - one of the largest contributors to air pollution in the region.

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.

UN chief welcomes Taliban’s temporary truce announcement, encourages all parties to embrace 'Afghan-owned peace'

New York, June 10: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the Taliban’s announcement of a three-day partial ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, urging all parties concerned “to seize this opportunity and embrace an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process.”