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Bangladesh President, PM congratulate Pranab (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President M. Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India's president and hoped bilateral relations ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina congratulates Pranab


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday called up Pranab Mukherjee to congratulateg him on his election as India's president.A Bangladesh High Commission spokesman said Hasina ... Read more...

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Film fest on Bangladesh’s liberation war


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Six films centred around different aspects and effects of Bangladesh's 1971 "war of liberation" will be screened here as part of a special film festival ... Read more...

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Bangladesh war movies’ fest to be held in Agartala


February 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS) Bangladesh will tell the world about the genocide of its three million people and mass atrocities on 200,000 women and children perpetrated by Pakistani forces during ... Read more...

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Bangladesh thanks India for supporting ‘just’ war


December 16th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday paid tribute to the Indian soldiers who fought "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the liberation forces in 1971 and thanked New Delhi for support supporting "a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh wants India to increase rail links


February 18th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has asked India to expedite the establishment of more rail links between the two countries.This was conveyed by the visiting chairman of Bangladesh's parliamentary standing committee ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Utsav in Kolkata from Thursday


December 16th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) Mouth watering Hilsa from Padma river and exquisite Dhakai Jamdani sarees will on display aplenty at the five-day Bangladesh Utsav, scheduled to start here Thursday."The third Bangladesh Utshav ... Read more...

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Bangladesh asks Zia’s son to surrender


August 20th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has refused to extend the parole of opposition leader Khaleda Zia's son Arafat Rahman Koko, living in Bangkok for over two years, and asked ... Read more...

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Pranab heads to Dhaka for signing of $1 bn credit pact


August 6th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Building on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to New Delhi eight months ago, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee travels to Dhaka Saturday for the signing of ... Read more...

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Basu, leading political figure of sub-continent: Bangladesh (Lead, changing dateline)


January 17th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday condoled the death of veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu, terming him as one of the "leading political figures in the ... Read more...

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No plan to attack Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi: ULFA


January 8th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Friday denied any plans to attack the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi and said media reports in both India ... Read more...

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Preserve graves of our liberation heroes, Dhaka tells Delhi


December 16th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh has asked India to preserve the graves of those who died fighting Pakistani forces during its 1971 freedom struggle. Several graves, some of them part of mass burials, ... Read more...

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No deportation for Bangladeshi woman married to Indian


December 10th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Giving relief to a Bangladeshi woman who fled her country to marry an Indian whom she met on the internet, the government Thursday informed the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Court asks police to trace eloped Bangladeshi woman


November 17th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Delhi Police to trace a Bangladeshi woman, who fled her country to marry a person whom she met on ... Read more...

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South Asian Film Festival likely to rewrite an alien’s script


June 26th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, June 26 (IANS) The South Asian Film Festival (SAFF) may well live up to its theme 'Dissolving Boundaries' if 25-year-old Ali Khan finds his way back home to the ... Read more...

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Global meltdown effect: 300 Bangladeshi workers return from Malaysia


March 13th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (IANS) At least 300 Bangladeshi workers returned home from Malaysia after their visas were cancelled citing unemployment caused by global recession, media reports said Friday. Malaysia had cancelled visas ... Read more...

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Malaysia Govt. cancels work visas of 55,000 Bangladeshis


March 11th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Mar. 11 (ANI): Malaysias Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar has informed that the Government has cancelled the work visas of about 55,000 Bangladeshis who have not used them so far. This ... Read more...

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Britain slammed for demanding repayment of climate aid


May 17th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
London, May 17 (IANS) Almost all of the 800 million pounds ($1.6 billion) offered by Britain to help developing countries cope with the effects of climate change will have to paid back ... Read more...

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‘Overstaying workers cannot become Malaysian citizens’


March 29th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 29 (IANS) Over 200,000 foreign workers overstaying for up to 30 years in Malaysia have applied for permanent residence status and citizenship for which they are not qualified. "One ... Read more...

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Eleven Bangladeshi fishermen freed from Orissa jail


February 24th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
Balasore (Orissa), Feb 24 (IANS) Happiness finally came closer to eleven Bangladeshi nationals who five months back were found drifting in the Bay of Bengal, rescued by fishermen from Orissa, and put ... Read more...

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