Oct 18, 2021 10:24 AM IST
In the open letter issued on Sunday night, over 60 signatories pointed out with regret that '' members of Hindu community'' in Bangladesh could not celebrate their biggest festival Durga Puja smoothly in many places in the wake of incidents of attack and untoward incidents at different Durga Puja pandals.''
- Sep 07, 2021 04:42 PM IST
There has been a flurry of visits between the two sides in the last few months notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic.
- Sep 03, 2021 09:37 AM IST
Under an air bubble arrangement between two countries, international passenger flights can be operated by their respective carriers into each other's territories subject to certain conditions.
- Aug 28, 2021 10:48 PM IST
The five Indian airlines are expected to operate flights on Dhaka-Delhi, Dhaka-Kolkata, Dhaka-Chennai and Dhaka-Mumbai routes.
- Aug 23, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Designed for the youth, the 125-cc scooter has been developed based on the company's racing pedigree.
- Aug 10, 2021 03:21 PM IST
Effort to block China from encroaching further into India's neighborhood is driving the initiative to revive the body that has been effectively defunct since 2016 when six members led by India pulled out of the SAARC summit in Islamabad.
- Jul 25, 2021 08:44 AM IST
This will be the first time that the Oxygen Express is put into operation to deliver the life-saving gas to a neighbouring country, the Ministry of Railways said in a statement.
- Jul 20, 2021 02:13 PM IST
As per the recent trade agreement signed between the two neighbouring countries, Bangladesh is set to buy 150,000 tonne of rice from India. It is the first such bilateral deal in the last three years.
- Jun 29, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Claiming to be "more than a biscuit," ITC's website lists 'light, thin and crunchy potato biscuits and 'sprinkled with chatpata masala seasoning' as its key features.
- May 31, 2021 07:42 AM IST
However, the transportation of goods through the land borders would continue as earlier, the foreign ministry said.
- May 19, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Reuters reported on Tuesday that India was unlikely to resume major exports of COVID-19 vaccines until October at the earliest as it diverts shots for domestic use, a longer-than-expected delay set to worsen a shortage of supplies coming through the COVAX global vaccine sharing scheme, designed to help low-income countries.
- May 13, 2021 08:03 PM IST
People crowded exit points in Dhaka, defying a nationwide lockdown in effect until Sunday and a suspension of long-distance passenger buses, trains and ferries.
- May 11, 2021 09:57 AM IST
Calling Quad a 'narrow-purposed' geopolitical clique, the Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh reportedly said Dhaka will not draw any benefits from it.
- May 08, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) spokesman Professor Dr Nazmul Islam Munna said the cases were detected by health officials overnight. Out of the six people, two were detected in the national capital Dhaka.
- Apr 23, 2021 09:06 AM IST
In a series of travel advisories on Thursday, the authorities also urged Americans to reconsider travel to China and Nepal; exercise increased caution while travelling to Sri Lanka and exercise normal travel precaution to Bhutan, which has been given Level 1, the safest level for travelling overseas.
- Apr 20, 2021 05:54 PM IST
- Apr 05, 2021 02:09 PM IST
According to a government circular issued on Sunday, the directives will remain in effect from 6am of April 5 till 12 midnight of April 11, the Dhaka Tribune reported. People have been asked not to move out from their homes from 6 pm to 6 am, the report said.
- Mar 28, 2021 03:12 PM IST
At least 10 protesters were killed in clashes with police during demonstrations organised by Islamist groups against the Indian leader's visit, and violence raged on after his departure as anger swelled over the deaths.
- Mar 27, 2021 09:47 PM IST
Two countries are currently cooperating on 56 rivers that flow between them. The cooperation in the area is very diverse as the use of water for drinking, irrigation and how we can work together to control flood and pollution
- Mar 26, 2021 08:59 PM IST
Modi also recalled the contribution of late former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi in the liberation of Bangladesh.
- Mar 26, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Bangladesh is India’s biggest trade and development partner in South Asia. Over the recent years, ties between the two countries have received a major boost in terms of trade, connectivity and infrastructure development.
- Mar 25, 2021 02:28 PM IST
It was 50 years ago on the night of March 25, 1971, that Pakistan's military launched a violent crackdown on the city of Dhaka, then part of East Pakistan, to quell a rising nationalist movement seeking independence for what is today known as Bangladesh.
- Mar 23, 2021 03:46 PM IST
The fire broke out Monday and left at least 50,000 people homeless as it ripped through their flimsy bamboo-and-tarpaulin shelters, according to police and aid groups. Terrified families fled with whatever they could carry, with distraught children separated from their children in the rush.
- Mar 22, 2021 07:54 PM IST
The fire at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar district broke out in the late afternoon and spread quickly through at least four blocks, said Mohammad Shamsud Douza, additional commissioner of the government’s Refugee, Relief and Repatriation Commission. He said at least four units of firefighters were struggling to control the blaze due to its rapid spread.
- Mar 22, 2021 06:26 PM IST
Bangladesh's Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was awarded the peace prize posthumously, for his “outstanding contributions towards social, economic and political transformation through non-violent and other Gandhian methods”.