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India keeps Muhuri dispute hanging despite repeated reques...

India continues to keep hanging the disputes about settling the boundary along the midstream of the Muhuri River despite repeated reque...

Top Bangladesh cellphone company pays $117m in legal tussl...

Bangladesh’s leading cellphone operator paid $117 million to the country’s telecommunication regulator on Sunday amid a pro...

Bangladesh is not giving land for Indian airport

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has not responded to an Indian request for land to expand the Agartala airport in the Indian St...

BTRC rejects GP’s Tk100cr offer

Grameenphone, Bangladesh’s largest telecom operator, offered Tk100 crore to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commissio...

India wants to sell defence equipment to Bangladesh

India on Wednesday launched a promotional activity for selling defence equipment to Bangladesh. ‘India and Bangladesh have clo...

Does India really have a Bangladeshi problem?

Here’s an easy quiz: What’s Bangladesh’s population? Answer: 163 million. Now that we have got that figure clear, let...

Coast Guard to get chopper, ships, Says BD home minister

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Saturday that state-of-art ships, hovercrafts, drones, maritime patrol aircrafts and choppers wo...

How Bangladesh is outperforming India

Frankly, I blame Henry Kissinger. Way back in the 1970s, he called Bangladesh “an international basket case”. At the time,...

Chinese-run projects in Bangladesh to continue

Bangladeshi and Chinese officials announced on Sunday that the novel coronavirus outbreak would not disrupt Chinese-run infrastructure...

AH-2 makes North Bengal a hub of South Asian trade and tou...

Kakarvitta Panitanki border post Kakarvitta is a dusty and crowded Nepal-India border post on the Nepalese side. Under a warm late...

Spectre of a Bangladeshi cross-over to India is ill-founde...

In an age of dog-whistle scaremongering, a Union minister alleged on February 9 that, “half of Bangladesh will come to India if c...

Bangladesh 34th highest-risk nation in coronavirus transmi...

Bangladesh ranks 34th among 43 countries with the highest risk of transmission of the deadly coronavirus through passenger flights from...

Apaches to enter two new territories, Bangladesh likely on...

Boeing’s most active rotary-winged marketing campaigns at the moment centre on the AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter, with...

Bangladesh arrests suspected traffickers over refugee boat...

Nine human trafficking suspects have been arrested, Bangladesh police said Thursday (Feb 13), after 15 Rohingya refugees drowned when a...

Saudi Arabia reportedly set to invest $30bn in Bangladesh

Some of Saudi Arabia’s top companies are looking to invest around $30 billion in a number of Bangladesh’s business sectors,...

CHT peace accord: Shantu Larma seeks India’s help

Santu Larma Bangladesh’s Parbattya Chattogram Jansanghati Samity (PCJSS) supremo Santu Larma is in India, seeking Indian pus...

17 Chinese sailors leave Bangladesh

After remaining stranded for a couple of days inside a ship brought in for dismantlement, the 17 Chinese sailors left Bangladesh on Wed...

Bangladesh to take India to WTO for anti dumping duties on...

A view of Kolkata port As India declined to lift the anti-dumping duty on Bangladeshi goods, the commerce ministry high-ups have a...

Bangladesh eyeing $50b in investment from Saudis

Investment is set to top the priority list as two days of talks between Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia begin at Economic Relations Divisio...

Nothing official about ‘gifts’ to Bangladesh minister

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Aside from the Bangladeshi president and prime minister, very few government of...

HAL seeking to export jet engine spares to ‘friendly count...

India’s state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) plans to export assorted spares and accessories for the engines that powe...