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Baisakhi, Bihu, and more: Marking new year across India

12 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Baisakhi, Bihu, and more: Marking new year across India

Different states in India observe different religious New Year festivals with unique traditions every year in the month of April based on the Hindu calendar.

Cyclone Asani: Rains hit Andaman and Nicobar, IMD issues helpline

20 Mar 2022

India
Cyclone Asani: Rains hit Andaman and Nicobar, IMD issues helpline

A low-pressure system developing in the southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining Andaman Sea intensified into a depression on Sunday.

Cyclone Asani, first in 2022, to develop on March 21

17 Mar 2022

India
Cyclone Asani, first in 2022, to develop on March 21

Asani, this year's first cyclone, is expected to form over the central Bay of Bengal and hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands on March 21, from where it may move towards Bangladesh and Myanmar.

17 cops injured facing 'cow smugglers' near Bangladesh border

10 Jan 2022

India
17 cops injured facing 'cow smugglers' near Bangladesh border

At least 17 police officers were injured in a face-off with suspected cow smugglers on Sunday along the India-Bangladesh border in Cooch Behar's Mekhliganj area in West Bengal.

Swarnim Vijay Diwas: Know history, significance of 1971 Indo-Pak War

16 Dec 2021

India
Swarnim Vijay Diwas: Know history, significance of 1971 Indo-Pak War

Vijay Diwas, December 16, is a day to honor the valor of the Indian soldiers.

9-year-old Bengal actor wins Greece festival award for 'Dostojee'

09 Dec 2021

Entertainment
9-year-old Bengal actor wins Greece festival award for 'Dostojee'

Actor Arif Shaikh, aged nine, has been named the best young actor in the 'Child's Performance' category at the 24th Olympia International Film Festival in Greece.

2 Hindu men killed in Bangladesh violence; toll reaches 6

16 Oct 2021

World
2 Hindu men killed in Bangladesh violence; toll reaches 6

Two Hindu men have been killed in Bangladesh, police officials said, marking fresh casualties in the ongoing communal violence in the neighboring country.

'Disturbing': India slams attacks during Durga Puja in Bangladesh

15 Oct 2021

India
'Disturbing': India slams attacks during Durga Puja in Bangladesh

India has condemned the recent communal violence during Durga Puja celebrations in the neighboring Bangladesh, terming it "disturbing."

Bangladeshi vaccine scientist, Pakistani microfinancier among Ramon Magsaysay awardees

01 Sep 2021

World
Bangladeshi vaccine scientist, Pakistani microfinancier among Ramon Magsaysay awardees

A Bangladeshi vaccine scientist and a microfinance pioneer from Pakistan were among the five recipients of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award - regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize - announced on Tuesday.

Bangladesh disputes study into alleged forced disappearances

19 Aug 2021

World
Bangladesh disputes study into alleged forced disappearances

Bangladesh on Wednesday disputed a Human Rights Watch investigation into disappearances of government critics and others as built on questionable, uncorroborated allegations that security forces were involved.

Bangladesh: 52 killed, 50 others injured in factory fire

09 Jul 2021

World
Bangladesh: 52 killed, 50 others injured in factory fire

At least 52 people were killed and over 50 others injured in a massive fire that broke out at a six-story juice factory outside Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, according to media reports on Friday.

5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Assam; tremors felt in WB, Meghalaya, Bangladesh

07 Jul 2021

India
5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Assam; tremors felt in WB, Meghalaya, Bangladesh

An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 hit Assam on Wednesday morning with tremors being felt in neighboring Meghalaya and northern parts of West Bengal, besides Bangladesh.

Explosion kills seven, damages buildings in Dhaka

28 Jun 2021

World
Explosion kills seven, damages buildings in Dhaka

At least seven people died and dozens were injured in an explosion on Sunday in Bangladesh's capital.

Bangladeshi actress alleges rape, murder attempt by businessman

14 Jun 2021

Entertainment
Bangladeshi actress alleges rape, murder attempt by businessman

Prominent Bangladeshi film actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni, has sought justice from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a Facebook post alleging that a businessman attempted to rape and murder her at a Dhaka club.

Indian footballers shift focus to Bangladesh after losing to Qatar

05 Jun 2021

Sports
Indian footballers shift focus to Bangladesh after losing to Qatar

With the fighting loss to Qatar done and dusted with, Indian footballers are now looking forward to their next match against Bangladesh in the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers.

Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

28 May 2021

India
Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

Two of the six accused arrested in the alleged gang-rape and assault of a woman in Bengaluru were shot in the leg today, after they purportedly tried to escape from the crime scene, NDTV reported.

COVID-19: Bangladesh offers emergency medical supplies to India

29 Apr 2021

World
COVID-19: Bangladesh offers emergency medical supplies to India

Bangladesh on Thursday said it stands in solidarity with its close neighbor India at this "critical moment" and offered to send emergency medicines and medical equipment supplies to combat the surge in coronavirus cases.

Bangladesh: Ferry collides with cargo vessel, capsizes; 27 dead

05 Apr 2021

World
Bangladesh: Ferry collides with cargo vessel, capsizes; 27 dead

At least 27 people died after a small launch (motorboat) capsized after colliding with a cargo vessel in Bangladesh's Shitalakkhya River, officials said on Monday.

Bangladesh imposes seven-day lockdown after record COVID-19 surge

03 Apr 2021

World
Bangladesh imposes seven-day lockdown after record COVID-19 surge

The Bangladesh Government on Saturday decided to impose a week-long nationwide lockdown from Monday as COVID-19 cases and deaths surged across the country.

Bangladesh teen arrested for mocking Modi, Sheikh Hasina in video

02 Apr 2021

World
Bangladesh teen arrested for mocking Modi, Sheikh Hasina in video

A teenager in Bangladesh was held for making a music video mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

Fire kills three in market near Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

02 Apr 2021

World
Fire kills three in market near Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

A fire on Friday destroyed more than 20 shops in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, killing at least three people, police and witnesses said.

Next 25 years crucial for Bangladesh and India, says Modi

26 Mar 2021

Politics
Next 25 years crucial for Bangladesh and India, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday participated in the National Day program of Bangladesh in Dhaka in what was his first international trip since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beating Retreat ceremony featured new rendition marking 1971 war victory

30 Jan 2021

India
Beating Retreat ceremony featured new rendition marking 1971 war victory

Republic Day celebrations culminated on Friday with the Beating Retreat ceremony that featured 26 soulful band performances, including the special composition Swarnim Vijay to commemorate 50 years of India's victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan.

Bangladesh receives first COVID-19 vaccine consignment from India

25 Jan 2021

World
Bangladesh receives first COVID-19 vaccine consignment from India

Bangladesh on Monday received the first consignment of the five million doses of Covishield vaccines from India under a procurement agreement, four days after New Delhi gifted two million doses of the vaccine to Dhaka.

Bangladesh beat West Indies in first ODI: Records broken

20 Jan 2021

Sports
Bangladesh beat West Indies in first ODI: Records broken

Bangladesh beat West Indies in the first ODI on Wednesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

2021 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorbike unveiled in Bangladesh

30 Dec 2020

Auto
2021 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorbike unveiled in Bangladesh

TVS Motor Company has unveiled the 2021 Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle In Bangladesh.

Economic losses sparked by Cyclone Amphan pegged at $14 billion

03 Dec 2020

India
Economic losses sparked by Cyclone Amphan pegged at $14 billion

Cyclone Amphan, which battered West Bengal and parts of Bangladesh, could be the costliest tropical cyclone to be recorded in the North Indian Ocean, according to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional report on the State of Global Climate.

Bangladesh team ready to welcome Shakib Al Hasan

28 Oct 2020

Sports
Bangladesh team ready to welcome Shakib Al Hasan

The one-year ban imposed on star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is set to end on Thursday.

Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

30 Aug 2020

India
Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

One of Bangladesh's largest drugmakers, Beximco Pharmaceuticals, has announced that it will invest in the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the development of a coronavirus vaccine.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July

09 Jun 2020

Sports
Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July

Bangladesh are unlikely to tour Sri Lanka for their scheduled three-match Test series in July after senior players expressed reservations against travelling.

Rahul Dravid backed me ahead of Test debut: Mayank Agarwal

19 May 2020

Sports
Rahul Dravid backed me ahead of Test debut: Mayank Agarwal

Indian opener Mayank Agarwal highlighted the impact of Rahul Dravid's priceless advice on his international career.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

11 May 2020

Sports
AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

#ThisDayThatYear: Jason Gillespie scripts history with unbeaten 201

19 Apr 2020

Sports
#ThisDayThatYear: Jason Gillespie scripts history with unbeaten 201

14 years ago on this day, former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie stunned the world by scoring a double century against Bangladesh in Chattogram.

Targeting China, India revises FDI Policy to curb 'opportunistic acquisitions'

18 Apr 2020

Business
Targeting China, India revises FDI Policy to curb 'opportunistic acquisitions'

The Center on Saturday revised the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy to prevent "opportunistic acquisitions" of vulnerable, coronavirus pandemic-hit Indian companies.

Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia: Details here

09 Apr 2020

Sports
Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday said it was postponing a two-match Test series against Australia scheduled for June due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

BCB keen on roping in Bangar as Test batting consultant

18 Mar 2020

Sports
BCB keen on roping in Bangar as Test batting consultant

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) hopes to avail the services of Sanjay Bangar as the national team's batting consultant specifically for red-ball cricket.

Bangladesh's new ODI skipper Tamim reveals his plans: Details here

15 Mar 2020

Sports
Bangladesh's new ODI skipper Tamim reveals his plans: Details here

Bangladesh's new ODI captain Tamim Iqbal feels it is impossible to reach the level of his predecessor Mashrafe Mortaza.

BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

25 Feb 2020

Sports
BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday urged Mushfiqur Rahim to reconsider his decision for the Pakistan tour next month.

Under-19 World Cup 2020: NewsBytes XI

10 Feb 2020

Sports
Under-19 World Cup 2020: NewsBytes XI

The Bangladesh cricket team scripted history after winning their maiden Under-19 World Cup title.

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