March 17, 2020 1:55 pm
Despite this year being Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's centenary, all celebrations in Bangladesh have been postponed due to the global coronavirus outbreak.
March 12, 2020 9:23 pm
Earlier in May 2019, the Government of India approved Tripura’s proposal to set up a second Integrated Check Post in the state to build better trade, commerce and bilateral relations with neighbouring Bangladesh.
March 01, 2020 12:03 am
A Mumbai court held that voter ID cards are sufficient to prove Indian citizenship to acquit a couple arrested for being “Bangladeshi infiltrators”. But with their papers still with the authorities, they live in fear of another knock on their door.
February 28, 2020 7:24 am
Having received the ‘Leave India Notice’ — dated February 14 — on Wednesday, Afsara Anika Meem on Thursday met Foreign Regional Registration Registration Office (FRRO) officer Karma Tshering Bhutia to request him to review the decision.
February 16, 2020 8:39 pm
"I approached the Indian postal service at first, but I was told that they no longer transport books as parcels. They go through a private courier service, and the cost was quite high, so I decided to use a courier service myself," said Daud Haider.
February 15, 2020 8:41 am
The Home Ministry said India has granted citizenship to 15,012 individuals from Bangladesh between 2015 and 2019.
February 14, 2020 11:07 am
In the last decade, on a range of social development indicators, Bangladesh has fared better than India. Even on the cricket pitch, Bangladesh beat India at the junior world cup. So why would Bangladeshis en masse want to leave their cherished homeland?
February 11, 2020 4:03 pm
Many in the tournament-winning squad, including 18-year-old skipper Akbar Ali, trained under Wasim Jaffer during a stint in Bangladesh.
February 11, 2020 9:11 am
Bangladesh’s cricket victory over India in Under 19 World Cup was an evocative moment
February 10, 2020 6:40 pm
Almost all newspapers in Bangladesh led with the news of the U-19 team's victory in the tournament's final with high praise for the team's captain Akbar Ali.
November 10, 2019 7:42 pm
Severe cyclonic storm Bulbul brought in heavy rain in West Bengal accompanied by strong winds which uprooted trees and snapped cables, bringing normal life to a near-halt.
December 06, 2018 7:41 am
Ghoramara is among many islands in the delta affected by rising sea levels and soil erosion experts say is caused by climate change
August 07, 2018 10:54 am
On Monday the Bangladesh cabinet approved a new law to raise the maximum prison sentence for those causing deaths due to road accidents to five years. This law comes after nine days of demonstrations by thousands of school and college students over the deaths of two teenagers by a speeding bus in Dhaka on July 29.
July 06, 2018 5:31 pm
Relocating the toxic leather tanning factories from intensely polluted Hazaribagh has just moved the environmental disaster to another place.
September 07, 2017 4:26 pm
More than 200,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from the Aung San Suu Kyi led Myanmar towards neighbouring countries. As the refugees claim crackdown and violence by security forces, Suu Kyi faces heat from global leaders to deal with the situation. The United Nations, meanwhile, had labelled the Rohingyas the most persecuted people on earth.
May 11, 2016 12:38 pm
Bangladesh's Supreme Court convicted Nizami to death sentence on charges of war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war against Pakistan.
March 24, 2016 11:38 am
India vs Bangladesh at M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bangalore): India beat Bangladesh by one run in last ball thriller.
March 23, 2016 7:51 pm
India will take on Bangladesh in Bengaluru in a must win match to get into the semi-final stages in ICC World T20.
March 22, 2016 2:50 pm
Australia survived a mid-innings collapse to beat Bangladesh by three wickets in the ICC World Twenty20 contest in Bangalore on Monday.
March 17, 2016 12:54 am
Shahid Afridi led by example in Pakistan's first game of the ICC World Twenty20 with a 55-run victory against Bangladesh.
December 06, 2019 4:39 pm
November 22, 2018 2:07 pm
As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.
August 24, 2018 1:45 pm
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With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.
September 22, 2017 12:11 pm
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February 18, 2016 5:51 am
Midnapur, Feb 18 (ANI): An Indo-Bangladesh special Urs train with 2,210 pilgrims on board arrived at Midnapur Railway station, West Bengal, from Rajbari in Bangladesh on Thursday morning. The Urs special train service was started in 1903. Every year, people of all faiths come to Midnapore Urs to seek blessings of Boro Huzur, a descendant of Boropir Abdul Qadir Jilani, who came to India from Iraq in the 19th century to preach Islam.
February 17, 2016 5:05 am
Jalpaiguri, Feb 17 (ANI): A new immigration check point between India and Bangladesh is expected to boost trade and ties between the neighbours. The immigration centre would be inaugurated in Siliguri town on February 18. The new check point has been set up after fervent protests by local businessmen. The first immigration centre was opened in 1994 for trade between Bhutan and Bangladesh and in 1997 for trade between Nepal and Bangladesh
January 27, 2016 8:58 am
Durgapur (West Bengal), Jan 27 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing for Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's rally in Durgapur district of West Bengal on Wednesday. People and supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have gathered to be a part of this rally. With the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections round the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is targeting fringe districts that share borders with Bangladesh to begin their election poll campaign.