Pacts on the strategic areas of defence, civil nuclear cooperation and cyber security were among the nearly two dozen agreements signed between India and Bangladesh here today.
India and Bangladesh have expanded the scope of engagement to an unprecedented scale and are more than just neighbours, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.
Besides the three countries, high-level delegations comprising railway and custom officials from Russian Federation, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar will attend the two-day meet beginning here today.
Chasing 459 for an improbable win, Bangladesh were bowled out for 250 in their second innings.
Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland today opened a new assembly plant in Bangladesh as it aims to make further inroads into the neighbouring country.
When asked about India imposing anti dumping duty on imports of jute from Bangladesh, she said dumping of the commodity has impacted the livelihood of farmers, lower income workers and the Indian jute industry.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, the Chairman of Gloster, Hemant Bangur said that imports from Nepal and Bangladesh were hurting domestic jute industry.
Government today imposed anti-dumping duty ranging from USD 6.30 to USD 351.72 per tonne on imports of jute and its products from Bangladesh and Nepal to protect domestic industry.
India along with Bangladesh and Iran have pulled out of a key regional conference on sustainable development which is being held in Pakistan, according to a media report.
French auto major Renault will start exporting its small car Kwid to South Africa, Bhutan and Bangladesh from India next year as it prepares to take the popular hatchback to various global markets.
Celebrations erupted at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla Stadium and across the country as Bangladeshis revelled in one of the proudest moments in their sporting history.
Over 6 lakh foreign tourists arrived in India in September, an increase of 13.4 per cent as compared to the same period last year, the government said today.
Bangladesh has been one of the worst victims of global warming, with thousands of people being killed by cyclones in recent years that have become more frequent and deadlier.
Garments have been our core industry and we are the best at what we do, said Rubana Huq, MD, Mohammadi Group.
Commerce ministry officials said 13 of the projects for which China signed deals with 11 Bangladeshi private firms and two government entities covered infrastructure, communication, power and energy and sports.
Xi's trip, the first by a Chinese president in 30 years, is aimed at boosting China's involvement in infrastructure projects at a time when India is pushing investments of its own in Bangladesh, a country New Delhi considers its area of influence.
After two-day visit to Cambodia, he would travel to Bangladesh, the first visit by a Chinese President for 30 years.
Air India Express is set to spread its wings to Bangladesh besides launching new flights to Saudi Arabia and Singapore and increasing its aircraft fleet size to 25 by the end of the next year.
"Loan agreements of a record amount will be signed," State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan said ahead of Xi's state visit scheduled for October 14.
"China and India have appropriate cooperation mechanism on trans border rivers," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told PTI here.
Relations between China and India should not be affected by "imaginary water war", an article in the state-run Global Times said, adding that Beijing is unlikely to use Brahmaputra river water as a potential weapon.
During his October 13-17 visit, Xi will first go to Cambodia followed by Bangladesh and later travel to Goa to attend the BRICS Summit, Chinese Foreign Ministry said today.
According to the report, South Asia remains a global growth hotspot and has proven resilient to external headwinds such as China's slowdown, uncertainty around stimulus policy in advanced economies, and slowing remittances.
Number of denim manufacturers has almost doubled to 42 now from 25 five years ago. But around 30 percent of this capacity remained idle due to excess production capacity.
In such a fragile environment with sustained high debt levels in emerging markets, that hampers trade and hits the free market, the Global Competitiveness Report for 2016-17 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has placed India as the 39th spot, a whooping 16 place jump from last year.