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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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Germany concerned over human rights in Bangladesh


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Germany Saturday expressed concern over killings and the human rights violations in Bangladesh, and urged all political actors to work together to strengthen democracy ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh pledge closer ties at close of Tagore anniversary


May 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Reiterating their commitment to the theme of universal harmony and friendship of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, India and Bangladesh Monday pledged to use the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh inch towards Teesta, extradition pacts (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Signalling a positive movement forward on contentious issues, India and Bangladesh Monday said they have inched ahead towards signing of the Teesta river water-sharing ... Read more...

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Border management with Bangladesh operationalised


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The coordinated border management plan with Bangladesh was in operation and will help reduce cross-border violations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Monday.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Teesta, extradition pact high on agenda of India-Bangladesh talks


May 4th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are set to hold the maiden meeting of their newly-minted joint commission Monday that will seek to accelerate bilateral ties across ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to discuss extradition, Teesta pacts


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are likely to sign an extradition treaty and discuss an early signing of the Teesta water-sharing pact during Bangladesh Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Pranab to visit Bangladesh for Tagore ceremony


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Building upon warming ties, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bangladesh Sunday as the guest of honour to attend the closing ceremony of the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hopeful of inking Teesta water accord with India (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Stressing that people of Bangladesh wanted the Teesta water sharing accord signed with India, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni Sunday hoped the pact will be ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hopeful of soon clinching Teesta water accord


April 30th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Stressing that people of Bangladesh wanted the Teesta water sharing accord signed with India, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni Sunday hoped the pact will be ... Read more...

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US, Bangladesh to hold security talks


April 7th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) The US and Bangladesh will hold a dialogue April 19 here on security challenges facing the two countries and the region at large, Xinhua reported.US Under ... Read more...

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India thanks Bangladesh for honouring 1971 heroes


April 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India and thanked Dhaka for its decision to honour Indian nationals and groups for their role in the 1971 war that led to the ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to visit Dhaka in May


April 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit this Bangladesh capital in May for the concluding celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.Bangladesh Foreign ... Read more...

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Bihar-bound ammunition consignment seized in Assam


March 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) Police Monday seized a consignment of live bullets bound for Bihar from Hojai railway station in Assam's Nagaon district, an official said.The consignment was procured from ... Read more...

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Tripura chief minister to visit Dhaka


March 13th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 13 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will attend Bangladesh's independence and national day celebrations in Dhaka March 27, an official said Tuesday.Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-India ties on right track: Minister


February 27th, 2012 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) The relationship between Bangladesh and India is on the right track, Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has said."We have good report card for the last three years," ... Read more...

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Controversy over Manik Sarkar’s refusal to don convocation robe


January 13th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) A controversy erupted Friday over Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's refusal to wear the regulation gown at the Tripura University convocation, with the opposition Congress saying ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks closer ties with Bangladesh


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan says it wants to forge closer political and economic ties with Bangladesh.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Bangladesh High Commissioner Suhrab Hossain Thursday discussed matters ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeking apology from Islamabad justified: Pakistani daily


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh seeking an apology from Pakistan for war crimes committed in 1971 is "justifiable" and the "least our government can do is learn lessons from ... Read more...

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Apologise for 1971 war crimes, Bangladesh tells Pakistan


November 21st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh has sought an apology from Pakistan for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of liberation.Foreign Minister Dipu Moni sought the formal apology from Islamabad ... Read more...

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Bangladesh ministers say Teesta pact will be done


September 6th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) The Bangladesh leadership had not given up on an agreement on sharing of the Teesta river waters with several ministers saying that it would be ... Read more...

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Transit facility to India not now: Dhaka


September 6th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) It will not be possible to provide transit facility to India before next year, a senior Bangladesh minister said Tuesday.This is because work on the ... Read more...

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Indian envoy invites Khaleda Zia to meet Manmohan Singh


September 5th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Rajeet Mitter has invited Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson and opposition leader Khaleda Zia to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Bangladesh signs rail restoration deal with Indian firm


August 19th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Railway has signed a $15 million deal with an Indian firm for restoration of railway tracks in the country.The deal was signed with construction firm ... Read more...

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Bangladesh sends aid for Japan quake victims


July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 31 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday gave a monetary aid of $1.46 million to Japan for its victims of massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami which jolted the country's northwestern region ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Dhaka, backs a prosperous Bangladesh (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday began a three-day visit to Dhaka, saying "a prosperous, stable and democratic" Bangladesh was in the interest of ... Read more...

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Manmohan telephones Sheikh Hasina; Bangladesh hopes for historic September visit (Roundup)


July 5th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Moving beyond the row triggered by his reported remarks about Bangladesh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told his counterpart Sheikh Hasina over the phone that ... Read more...

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Bangladesh not to make statement on Manmohan remark


July 4th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Dhaka will not make a formal statement on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remark on Bangladesh, a top official has said.Dhaka won't make the formal ... Read more...

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Bangladesh applauds Mamata win


May 14th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina telephoned Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee and congratulated her on her party's massive victory in the state assembly elections in ... Read more...

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Bangladesh PM congratulates Mamata


May 13th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday congratulated Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for her party's spectacular win in the West Bengal assembly polls."Sheikh Hasina ... Read more...

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Together for Tagore: India and Bangladesh celebrate (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will flag off yearlong joint celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore this week, with dignitaries ... Read more...

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Tagore anniversary: India, Bangladesh to have joint celebrations


May 5th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are to launch this week joint celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the globally revered poet who wrote ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to boost trade


April 20th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have sought to have "strong political relations" as well as a boost in trade at the end of the visit here ... Read more...

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‘Bangladesh needs to invest $7 bn in transit facilities’


April 20th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh will need to invest Tk 500 billion ($7 billion) in road, rail and river ways and ports in the next two to three years to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh peacekeeper shot at in Ivory Coast


April 12th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) A cleric who was part of a Bangladeshi peacekeeping contingent under the UN has died of a heart attack and a physician has been shot at ... Read more...

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