26 Mar 2021
Next 25 year crucial for Bangladesh and India, says Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday participated in the National Day program of Bangladesh in Dhaka in what was his first international trip since the COVID-19 pandemic.
09 Mar 2021
'Maitri Setu': Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate India-Bangladesh bridge
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday inaugurated the 'Maitri Setu' between India and Bangladesh through video conferencing.
30 Aug 2020
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.
30 Oct 2019
Here's why Sheikh Hasina has lent support to Shakib
The cricketing fraternity was in shock when Bangladesh's Test and T20I captain, Shakib Al Hasan, was banned for two years by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his failure to report an approach by a bookie.
23 Oct 2019
BCB close to conflict resolution, Mashrafe Mortaza likely to mediate
As per new reports coming in, the ongoing conflict between the cricketers and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) looks closer to resolution.
20 Feb 2019
US President Trump describes Pulwama attack as a "horrible situation"
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump described the Pulwama attack as a "horrible situation", adding that he was getting reports on it, and would issue a statement soon.
17 Feb 2019
#PulwamaAttack: T-Series removes Pakistani singers' songs from its YouTube channel
In the wake of the horrific Pulwama attack that martyred 40 CRPF jawans, music and film production company T-Series has unlisted Pakistani singers' songs from its YouTube channel, which is YouTube's second-most followed channel.
15 Feb 2019
#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'
An FIR has been registered against a student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for his tweet supporting terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) while the nation mourned for the 40 CRPF jawans who were martyred in the attack in Pulwama.
15 Feb 2019
#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly condemned the attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that led to the massacre of 40 jawans.
07 Jan 2019
Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh's PM for third-consecutive term
Sheikh Hasina was sworn in as Bangladesh's Prime Minister for a third consecutive term today after her Awami League's landslide victory in the December 30 election.
01 Jan 2019
Bangladesh: Hasina talks about priorities, sets economic reforms as first
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that she will be the "premier of all" Bangladeshis and her government's first priority would be to continue the economic reforms.
01 Jan 2019
Outcome of Bangladesh election violence should be addressed legally: UN
The United Nations called for restraint in Bangladesh yesterday following elections that turned violent, and said complaints about the outcome should be addressed through legal means.
31 Dec 2018
Modi congratulates Bangladeshi counterpart Hasina on electoral-win, latter thanks him
PM Narendra Modi telephoned his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina, today and conveyed his heartiest congratulations on her party's decisive victory in the parliamentary elections.
31 Dec 2018
Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win, Opposition fumes
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's alliance has won the parliamentary vote with a thumping majority even as the main opposition rejected the "farcical" elections.
29 Dec 2018
Bangladesh to vote tomorrow, security stepped-up, Hasina seeks 4th term
Bangladesh stepped up security today with thousands of army troops along with paramilitary forces and police patrolling the streets, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks a record fourth term in tomorrow's general elections.
10 Oct 2018
Bangladesh Grenade Attack: 19 sentenced to death, 19 to life-imprisonment
A Bangladesh court today sentenced 19 to death and 19 others, including Former Premier Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman, to life imprisonment in connection with the 2004 grenade attack, in which 24 were killed and 500 others were injured.
06 Oct 2018
Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina
On Friday, a top Bangladeshi government official claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had personally told Sheikh Hasina that those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would not be deported to Bangladesh.
28 Sep 2018
Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse
PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.
31 Aug 2018
BIMSTEC Summit: PM Modi holds 'productive talks' with Thai counterpart
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held "productive talks" with his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-Ocha during which the two leaders reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral ties, including ways to strengthen cooperation between India and Thailand.
17 Aug 2018
Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise
Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.
06 Aug 2018
Bangladesh: Hasina urges students protesting against reckless-driving to return home
Thousands of angry school students in Bangladesh continued their protest for the eighth consecutive day yesterday, demanding a crackdown on reckless driving, even as Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina urged them to return home, saying that vested quarters have infiltrated the campaign.
04 Aug 2018
India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations
The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.
15 Jul 2018
Won't allow our soil to be used for terrorist-activities: Bangladesh
Bangladesh today has reassured India that it will not allow its soil to be used for any terrorist activities against the neighboring country as visiting Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan on security-related issues.
29 May 2018
Bangladesh witnesses 105 deaths in 'War on Drugs'
Twelve more alleged drug dealers were killed in Bangladesh in overnight raids carried out by the elite anti-crime unit, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and the police in nine administrative districts, police said today.
25 May 2018
Man breaks PM's security to give Tagore's portrait in Shantiniketan
In a major security breach, a man gave PM Modi a portrait of Rabindranath Tagore breaking his safety cordon at the Visva Bharati convocation in WB's Santiniketan.
12 Apr 2018
Bangladesh ends reservation in government jobs after students protested
Giving in to demands of thousands of students, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced about the scrapping of reservation in government jobs.
05 Apr 2018
Piracy is a real threat to writers, says Bengali Author
Litterateur Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay, one of the finest fiction writers in Bengali literature, has expressed concern over piracy of published works from West Bengal in Bangladesh and called for highest level action to put an end to this practice.
21 Mar 2018
Congress has hired Cambridge Analytica for 2019 polls, BJP alleges
Information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that Congress has roped in Cambridge Analytica (CA), UK-based data analytics firm, for strategizing for the 2019 parliamentary elections.
20 Feb 2018
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a eight-day visit to India. But, it includes only half day of official engagements in Delhi. This has surprised many.
08 Feb 2018
Bangladesh court jails Opposition leader Khaleda Zia for 5yrs
Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment in relation to a corruption case by a Bangladesh court. She is the country's main opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP), head.
30 Oct 2017
11 awarded life sentences over assassination attempt on Bangladeshi PM
In a landmark judgment, a Bangladeshi court has awarded 20 years imprisonment to 11 people for a 1989 attempt to assassinate PM Sheikh Hasina.
11 Apr 2017
Teesta deal: B'desh PM rejects Mamata Banerjee's proposal
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina rejected West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's proposal of leaving the Teesta and sharing other rives instead.
09 Apr 2017
Take Torsa water, leave Teesta: Mamata to Bangladesh
As the talks between PM Modi and Bangladesh PM Hasina took place in Hyderabad House, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee continued to stress on the need to look at other proposals of settlement.
08 Apr 2017
PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina sign multiple pacts
After bilateral talks, PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina signed 22 pacts for cooperation including a civil nuclear agreement, two memorandums of understanding on defence cooperation, and new rail and bus services between India and Bangladesh.
07 Apr 2017
Sheikh Hasina's India visit: Expectations, key issues and more
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on Friday, to discuss important matters concerning India-Bangladesh bilateral relations. According to reports, both parties are set to enter into at least 40 agreements.
01 Apr 2017
Bangladesh relives its freedom war through video games
A majority of the gaming population in Bangladesh are now hooked to "Heroes of 1971: Retaliation".
29 Mar 2017
For the first time, India becomes net-exporter of power
The Central Electricity Authority, which manages India's cross border trade of electricity has stated that India, for the first time has become a net exporter of electricity.
25 Mar 2017
Dhaka airport attack: Islamic State claims responsibility
IS has claimed responsibility for a blast near a police check-post at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport intersection in Dhaka on March 24.
13 Dec 2016
Bangladeshi Hindus protest outside White House
Bangladeshi Hindus, led by the Hindu Buddhist Christians Unity Council organized a peaceful protest outside the White House asking the US to intervene and stop the persecution of religious minorities in Bangladesh.
06 Dec 2016
Hindu temple attacked in Bangladesh
A Hindu temple was vandalized and 7 idols were destroyed in two separate incidents of communal disharmony in Bangladesh.