Two agreements and seven memorandums of understanding on defence cooperation would figure prominently among more than 40 deals expected to be signed between Bangladesh and India during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's... More
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in her upcoming India visit will be the guest of the Indian president and stay at presidential palace, being the first Bangladeshi prime minister to do so.
Sheikh Hasina’s relationship with... More
India and Bangladesh, as part of a regional cooperation initiative, signed a MoU on Aids to Navigation (AtoN). Under the agreement, India will advise Bangladesh on AtoN capacity building for the... More
(Exclusive): Why would Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina fire a salvo like this ahead of her India visit in April by accusing Indian intelligence agency RAW and the US embassy of bringing... More
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Indian visit was officially announced on Tuesday, after several hiccups in scheduling the trip. The two countries jointly announced the schedule, saying the visit would further... More
Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Secretary General of BNP, the largest opposition party of Bangladesh urged government to disclose the possible military agreement with India claiming people have the right to know... More
It is not a counter narrative, but an alternative narrative that is required to counter violent extremism. The government must formulate polices for counter radicalisation. The law enforcement must understand the... More
Bangladesh has not yet given any country the permission to carry goods through the country under transit facility, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said. Reports bdnews24.com.
"Goods from India are being carried... More
Expatriate Bangladeshis have remitted $936.2 million in February, the lowest in a month in last five years.
The previous record low was $900 million in November 2011.
The downward trend began late last... More
After several postponements, the prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina Wajed, has finally agreed to visit India in April but her government is reluctant to sign an agreement on defence that... More
India wants to strengthen military partnership with Bangladesh. The framework of a long-term contract has been given to Dhaka, a defense source unanimously acknowledged and also said that the agreement is... More
A Bangladesh court handed down the death sentence on Tuesday for five militants found guilty of killing a Japanese citizen, court officials said.
Kunio Hoshi, 65, was gunned down in October 2015... More
Echoing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s concern, India's river and environment experts urged government to review the effectiveness of Farakka Barrage. They are claiming that Farakka Barrage had failed to fulfill... More
Bangladesh has announced plans to raise natural gas prices for the second time in under two years, meeting with immediate protests from political parties and industry groups, including the $28 billion... More
Seemingly of out of nowhere a high-ranking US commander has claimed that international terrorist organization Al-Qaeda is active in Bangladesh. Sentinel magazine from an organization called "Combating Terrorism Center" which is known for observing... More
Sheikh Hasina and Aung San Suu Kyi have so much in common. Daughters of great fathers who spearheaded the freedom struggle of their countries, both lost their fathers before they could get to run or had just about run... More
A Times of India report of September 19 claimed that the US was “moving closer to designating Pakistan a terrorist state.” Reasons for this include, the report claimed, Pakistan’s non-cooperation in Afghanistan and its unwillingness to act against the... More
AASK’s speech could be the best delivered under the circumstances but it’s also full of misleading hopes and commitments never kept. The speech will buy time for the Myanmar military but may not do much at all to solving... More
Four hundred thousand Muslim Rohingyas have fled across the border to Bangladesh from Myanmar in the last 3 weeks to escape the army’s clearance operations. Human rights groups claim it’s a “scorched earth” policy – reminiscent of the military’s... More
The recently concluded BRICS summit was meaningful in anumber of ways. More than anything else, it left a powerful impression of increasing rapprochement between two Asian rivals, India and China, after two months of intense standoff in the Doklam... More