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Sheikh Hasina


Bangladesh against extrajudicial killings: PM Hasina

September 12, 2020 10:51 am

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that her government has tried to stop the continuation of such crimes initiated by military dictator Ziaur Rahman and institutionalised by his wife and former premier Khaleda Zia.

Dhaka raises concern on ‘rise in killings at border by BSF, Indian nationals’

August 20, 2020 10:05 am

The statement said that both sides expressed satisfaction that even during the pandemic, the two countries have maintained a high level of engagement on various areas of cooperation.

Daily briefing: 38 PSUs give Rs 2,105 crore from CSR to PM CARES; NIA arrests doctor for IS ‘links’

August 19, 2020 8:50 am

From Hong Kong banning Air India flights for the rest of August to NIA arresting doctor for IS ‘links’, read the top stories from print today.

As Dhaka holds talks with Beijing, Foreign Secy meets Hasina

August 19, 2020 7:33 am

Sources described their meeting as “excellent”. Receiving her first overseas guest since the Covid-19 pandemic began, Hasina is said to have “greatly appreciated PM Narendra Modi’s gesture in sending someone to touch base and convey how the two sides could take their relationship forward”.

Modi, Hasina discuss Covid-19 situation

April 29, 2020 10:50 pm

Modi and Hasina discussed the regional situation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and briefed each other about the steps being taken to mitigate its effects in the respective country.

Bangladesh's COVID-19 fatality rate is double that of global average 

April 08, 2020 11:32 pm

According to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker, the death rate in Bangladesh stands at 10.40 per cent, with 20 fatalities. Interestingly, the death rate in Bangladesh is nearly double the global rate of 5.08 per cent.

Coronavirus scare: PM Modi's visit to Bangladesh next week deferred, says MEA

March 09, 2020 10:26 pm

"Received notification from Bangladesh deferring events to celebrate the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman following coronavirus cases," the MEA said. On Sunday, Bangladesh announced the first confirmed coronavirus cases in the country after three people tested positive.

In plain Bangla

January 20, 2020 11:57 pm

It may be diplomatically imprudent to alienate a friendly neighbour with CAA premise — persecution within.

Sheikh Hasina speaks: Don’t know why India got CAA... not necessary

January 20, 2020 1:58 am

‘No reverse migration from India, but people facing problems within India’

Citizenship Act not necessary, CAA, NRC India's internal matter: Sheikh Hasina

January 19, 2020 2:40 pm

"We don't understand why (the Indian government) did it. It was not necessary," Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikha Hasina said.


Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee meet on sidelines of Pink-ball Test in Kolkata

November 22, 2019 10:26 pm

Hasina and Banerjee share a very cordial relation and have mutual respect for each other, sources at the Bangladesh Prime Minister’s Office said.

Pink-ball cricket carnival kicks off at Eden Gardens

November 22, 2019 4:15 pm

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly hosted dignitaries and former Indian cricketers to witness historic India vs Bangladesh pink-ball Test at Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Narendra Modi begins Bangladesh Tour, launches bus services between two countries

June 07, 2015 8:23 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today began his historic two-day visit to Bangladesh.


Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

June 22, 2020 6:10 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.