With a wind speed of up to 88 kilometres per hour, the cyclone hit the Barisal-Chittagong region yesterday, impacting the entire country. Most places witnessed rain and thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty and squally wind.
At least 24 people have been killed and over 100 others injured as cyclone Roanu battered Bangladesh's southern coast, triggering landslides, prompting authorities to evacuate about five lakh people.
A 70-year-old Buddhist monk is brutally hacked to death inside a remote monastery in Bangladesh, with police saying the incident bore the hallmark of previous killings of secular activists, bloggers and minorities by Islamists in the Muslim-majority nation.
The company has entered into an agreement to acquire four brands which includes Ferradol, Neko, Sloan‘s and Waterbury‘s Compound from Pfizer for a consideration of Rs 110 crore.
Permission of RBI will also be required for opening a BO/LO/PO in Jammu and Kashmir, North East region and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Amitabh Kant spoke at the launch a World Bank report titled 'Stitches to Riches? Apparel Employment, Trade and Economic Development in South Asia', which estimates that rising wages in China present a huge opportunity to the apparel sector in India, with possibility of creating up to 1.2 million jobs in the country.
"Company have successfully incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary by the name, 'TCI Bangladesh Limited' in Bangladesh," the company said in a filing to BSE.
In a BSE filing, RPP Infra Projects Ltd said "it has entered into a consortium agreement with Siemens Ltd, India for submitting a joint bid to Power Grid Company of Bangladesh in respect of design, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of 400 KV, 230 KV and 132 KV substations."
The visit from April 17-19 "is aimed at following up on the ambitious agenda set between India and Bangladesh during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh in June last year," an official statement said here.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was apprised about the MoU signed between India and Bangladesh in September, 2011 on bilateral cooperation in the field of fisheries and aquaculture and allied activities, according to an official statement.
India is keen to set up a port in Bangladesh and a high-level committee will be sent to the neighbouring country in this regard, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said.
"What happened in Bangladesh is certainly a source of concern for all of us, and we have taken some measures and are continuing to understand better what actually happened so that we can further our measures," Rajan told reporters.
Since the introduction of Access variant in India, the company had sold over two million units, Suzuki Motorcycle India National Head (Marketing), Suresh Babu said.
Governor of Bangladesh Bank Atiur Rahman, 64, resigned after a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Prime Minister's press secretary Ihsanul Karim said Rahman met Hasina at her office in the morning and handed over his resignation, seven years after he was appointed as the Governor of Bangladesh Bank.
"The Adani group has to arrange the required land for the power plant on its own," an official release said quoting Energy Department Principal Secretary S K G Rahate here.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up the centre was signed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde here in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The deal, signed on Wednesday in Dhaka, came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of the new credit line to Bangladesh during his Dhaka visit in June last year. It follows India's USD 1 billion in assistance provided to Bangladesh in 2011 for infrastructure development.
The same day Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would provide 10 GB Internet bandwidth to India, Tripura Power and Communication Minister Manik Dey told reporters here today.
The tender for the project was floated by Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Private Ltd (BIFPCL), a 50:50 joint venture between NTPC and Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).
Axiata Group Berhad and Airtel today signed a definitive agreement to merge their respective telecom subsidiaries -- Robi Axiata Ltd and Airtel Bangladesh Ltd -- in Bangladesh, Airtel said in a statement.
The quake struck while many residents were asleep, and roofs and staircases of some buildings collapsed in the city of about 270,000 people.
A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved rehabilitation package and upgradation of infrastructure of former Bangladeshi enclaves in Cooch Behar district after transfer of enclaves between India and Bangladesh, an official release said.
"Bangladesh and India would ink an agreement for dispatch of 100 MW power from Palatana project on November 27 in Delhi. It (the agreement) would also decide about the tariff rate of power," Technical Director of Tripura State Electricity Corporation Ltd (TSECL), M K Chowdhury said.
Chetia, who was in Bangladesh since his arrest by the neighbouring country's police in 1997, was handed over to India at the personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and through active involvement of NSA Ajit Doval.