Tag: Bangladesh

Tea Industry urges Centre to work out a preferential trade agreement with Bangladesh in order to boost tea exports

The tea industry has urged the Centre to work out a preferential trade agreement with neighbouring Bangladesh in order to boost the dwindling tea exports...

Bangladesh factory owner held after fire kills 52

The owner of a factory where 52 people died in a fire was arrested for murder Saturday along with seven others, as it emerged that...

US sending Bangladesh 2.5 million Covid vaccine doses: White House

The United States began shipping 2.5 million doses of Moderna‘s Covid vaccine to Bangladesh on Tuesday, a White House official told AFP, as the South...

COVID-19 Indian variant spreads to neighbouring countries; detected in Lanka, Bangladesh

India’s neighbours- Sri Lanka and Bangladesh- have reported the first cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus, also known as B.1.617, prompting authorities to exercise...

Mamata demoralised as BJP much ahead of TMC after five phases of polls in Bengal: Amit Shah | India News

PURBASTHALI/SWARUPNAGAR: Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the BJP will bag more than 122 of the 180 seats that went to elections...

Indian Army chief General Naravane meets Bangladesh’s Navy, Air Force chiefs; holds defence talks

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Thursday met Bangladesh‘s Air Force and Navy chiefs, and discussed issues of mutual interest and matters on bilateral...

Hefazat-e-Islam, the radical outfit behind recent violence in Bangladesh

Hefazat-e-Islam, the radical outfit, which orchestrated the recent violence in Bangladesh allegedly through ISI-backed Jamaat-e-Islami cadres to protest Indian PM Narendra Modi’s historic visit is...

India, Bangladesh likely to sign three MoUs during PM Modi’s visit

India and Bangladesh are likely to sign three MoUs during Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s visit to Dhaka next week to attend the celebrations of the...

Bangabandhu Mujibur Rehman’s historic March 7 speech continues to inspire millions even after 5 decades

March 7 is a historic day not just in the history of Bangladesh but also for South Asia as on this very day five decades...

India keen to focus on connectivity with Bangladesh and beyond for next 20 years: EAM

India was keen to focus on the development of connectivity with Bangladesh and beyond for next 20 years to change the region’s geo-economic scenario, External...

Price of non-basmati rice shoots up to 15% while potato price falls by more than 65%

Prices of two major staple food items for the Indians – rice and potato – are moving completely in opposite directions. The price of non-basmati...

assam: Assam assembly elections: Identity politics picks up force ahead of BJP bigwigs’ visit

Guwahati: As Assam gears up for the assembly polls, the ruling BJP is harping on a three-pronged strategy to retain its Eastern bastion –– creating...

In India, over 139 million women and girls now use modern methods of contraception: Report

NEW DELHI: Over 139 million women and girls in India now use modern methods of contraception, according to a new report released on Tuesday. The...

In India, over 139 million women and girls now use modern methods of contraception: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Over 139 million women and girls in India now use modern methods of contraception, according to a new report released on Tuesday. The...

Mum on CAA, PM Modi projects BJP as protector of Assam’s locals | India News

GUWAHATI: PM Narendra Modi on Saturday projected BJP as the sole protector of the ‘mul niwasi’ (indigenous inhabitants) of Assam as he doled out ‘pattas’...

Under the leadership of PM Modi, govt will resolve the inter-state border disputes in North-East: Amit Shah

Guwahati: Union home minister Amit Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government will resolve the inter-state border disputes in the...

Follow China, Bangladesh’s cue or try something new? Here’s a budget idea to settle the growth debate

Economic comparisons between India and its bordering countries have generally yielded a fixed hierarchy of the top three rankings in the last couple of years...

US applauds ‘true friend’ India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine to several countries

WASHINGTON: Terming India a “true friend” which is using its pharmaceutical sector to help the global community, the US has applauded New Delhi for gifting...

United States unveils plan to counter China’s rise from India to Taiwan

The Trump administration declassified its strategy to ensure continued dominance over China, which focuses on accelerating India’s rise as a counterweight to Beijing and the...

At nearly 60,000, India records highest number of babies born on New Year’s Day: UNICEF

United Nations: More than 371,500 babies were born worldwide on New Year‘s Day and India is estimated to have recorded the highest number of births...

View: India may see freakish high growth in 2021 and three things in the big picture

In 2021, India may record its fastest GDP growth in history, maybe 11-12%. This will, of course, represent the bounceback from the Covid-lockdown crash of...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites Bangladesh to join the BRICS Bank

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Bangladesh to join the New Development Bank (NDB) or BRICS Bank, a multilateral institution which mobilises resources...

India ranks 131 in United Nations’ human development index

New Delhi: India dropped one spot to 131 among 189 countries in the 2020 human development index, according to a report released by the United...

Pak portrayal of Mujibur Rehman draws ire of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

New Delhi: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep regret over the manner Pakistan still treated her father and founder of Bangladesh and hero of...

Brahmaputra dam news: India plans dam on Brahmaputra to offset Chinese construction upstream

NEW DELHI: India is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts (GW) hydropower project in a remote eastern state, an Indian official said on...