Fatullah, Feb 26
Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim led from the front with a sparkling ton while young opener Anamul Haque impressed with a half-century as Bangladesh overcame early hiccups to post 279/7 against India in th...
New Delhi, Feb 18
ONGC Videsh (OVL) has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for two shallow water exploration blocks in Bangladesh. OVL along with Oil India Ltd (OIL) formed a consortium (50:50) an...
January 29, 2014
India should back the victorious Awami League in its fight against the fundamentalists »
Kolkata, Jan 10
India and Bangladesh’s plan to keep bilateral trade going for seven days a week at Petrapole-Benapole land custom stations has hit infrastructure roadblock. Located nearly 80 km from Kolkata, Petr...
Washington, Jan 7
The US has called for fresh polls in Bangladesh that reflect the will of the people, even as it expressed strong concern over the just concluded general election which it alleged was neither credi...
Dhaka, Jan 5
Bangladesh’s violence-plagued general elections, being boycotted by Opposition BNP-led alliance, today witnessed low turnout in initial hours amid heavy security, as voters preferred to stay insid...
Kolkata, Dec. 25
The Union Government on Tuesday evening announced that Petrapole and Benapole (on the Bangladesh side) land customs stations would remain operational seven days a week from January 1, and w...
Dhaka, Dec 18
Eight activists of the Awami League were sentenced to death and 13 others were given life terms today by a fast-track Bangladeshi court here for hacking to death a tailor during an opposition enfo...
Kolkata, Dec. 10
India will supply up to 250 MW electricity every day from NTPC’s power plants for 25 years.
Kolkata, Dec. 4
1,200 trucks stuck on the Indian side; average loss at Rs 100-400 crore a day
February 21, 2014
New York and Dhaka-based Bangladeshi visual artist Naeem Mohaiemen on how the personal and political collide in his work »
Dhaka, Feb 9
A Bangladeshi court today ordered the government to pay over Taka 4.34 million as compensation to Hindu families who were attacked for an alleged blasphemous post on a popular social networking si...
January 16, 2014
India endorsing the Hasina regime in Bangladesh is fraught with implications for bilateral ties.
Kolkata, Jan. 9
India’s cross-border trade with Bangladesh will improve with political stability in the neighbouring nation, Abida Islam, Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Kolkata, said here on Thursday.
Dhaka, Jan 6
Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League won more than two-thirds of the seats in Parliament after an election boycotted by major Opposition parties and marred by violence and low turnout.
Washington, Dec 31
The US has said that violence is not acceptable in Bangladesh ahead of the next week’s general elections which is facing a threat from the main Opposition parties.
“We believe it is more...
New Delhi, Dec. 18
Despite strident opposition from the Trinamool Congress and Asom Gana Parishad, the Constitutional Amendment Bill to acquire territories by India and transfer of certain territories to Bangladesh...
Dhaka, Dec 15
At least four persons were killed in clashes in Bangladesh today, taking the death toll to 25 in violence linked to the execution of a senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader, even as Prime Minister Sheikh...
Agartala, Dec 8
The International Check Post (ICP) at the Indo-Bangla international border here has resumed operation following temporary withdrawal of the strike by the Agartala Exporters-Importers Association (...
Dhaka, Dec 3
Bangladesh’s Awami League-led grand alliance suffered a major setback today when one of its key members announced a boycott of the general elections a day after the main opposition BNP decided aga...