6 scribes, including AP photographer, charged by Myanmar
  • 6 scribes, including AP photographer, charged by Myanmar(17:34)
    Subir Bhaumik

    Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Myanmar's military junta have formally brought criminal charges against an Associated Press photographer and five other local journalists over their coverage of anti-coup protests, their lawyer said.

B'desh looks forward to Modi's visit
  • B'desh looks forward to Modi's visit(12:12)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Tuesday said Dhaka looked forward to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit this month to take forward the relations with some deliverables.

Neera Tanden accepts defeat; Biden promises another job (Ld)
  • Neera Tanden accepts defeat; Biden promises another job (Ld)(11:46)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, March 3 (IANS) Indian-American Neera Tanden, who had alienated politicians on all sides, has withdrawn her nomination for a cabinet position, but US President Joe Biden has promised her another job that will not need Senate approval.

Hasina approves RADP worth 197,643 cr taka
  • Hasina approves RADP worth 197,643 cr taka(00:20)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday approved the Revised Annual Development Programme (RADP) worth 197,643 crore taka for FY 2020-21.

Myanmar journalist arrested by military
  • Myanmar journalist arrested by military(12:48)
    By Subir Bhaumik

    Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) A journalist working for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) was arrested by the military after being roughed up over his reports of the crackdown last weekend in Myanmar, in which 19 people died.

Conservatives clash on Indian-American Associate AG nominee
  • Conservatives clash on Indian-American Associate AG nominee(03:54)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, March 2 (IANS) With the nomination of the Indian-American cabinet nominee, Neera Tandon, deadlocked, the focus is now on Vanita Gupta, who is soon to face the Senate for confirmation as the third highest-ranking official in the Justice Department.

Choksi still an Antiguan citizen, his citizenship has not been revoked: Advocate
Dubai Hindu temple to virtually celebrate Shivratri
  • Dubai Hindu temple to virtually celebrate Shivratri(14:16)

    Dubai, March 1 (IANS) The Hindu temple in Dubai will virtually celebrate the upcoming Maha Shivratri festival virtually this year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, while the premises will be closed to prevent the spread of the virus, according to a media report.

Trump repeats environment criticism of India in 1st speech after WH departure
India, B'desh won't allow misuse of territory
  • India, B'desh won't allow misuse of territory(16:00)

    New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India and Bangladesh on Saturday reaffirmed their decision to not allow their territories to be used for any activity inimical to each other's interests.

Protests in Dhaka after writer's death in jail
Indian environment expert Ligia Noronha appointed UN Ast S-G
  • Indian environment expert Ligia Noronha appointed UN Ast S-G(12:42)
    By Arul Louis

    United Nations, Feb 26 (IANS) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Indian environment and economics expert Ligia Noronha as an assistant secretary-general and the head of the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) New York office.

Police charge baton on protesting students in Dhaka
  • Police charge baton on protesting students in Dhaka(02:30)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) The Police on Thursday charged baton on students of Home Economics College for blocking road from Nilkhet to Azimpur in Dhaka. The students were demonstrating demanding resumption of postponed exams.

B'desh Nasir threatens action for spreading rumours about his marriage
Bangladesh forex reserves hit new high of $44 bn
Bangladesh unique example of containing Covid-19: WHO chief
  • Bangladesh unique example of containing Covid-19: WHO chief(23:28)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has expressed satisfaction over the development of health infrastructure and services in Bangladesh, and also lauded its success in handling the Covid-19 pandemic.

Overseas groups trying to hijack farmers' stir: Indo-Canadian bodies
B'desh can export edible oil to India: Indian envoy
  • B'desh can export edible oil to India: Indian envoy(00:16)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Vikram Kumar Doraiswami, said on Tuesday that Bangladesh can export edible oil to India at 20 per cent value addition to the product, as he urged the business communities of both the countries to convince the governments to upgrade goods transportation facilities.

25 Indian priests in Kathmandu for 'Kshama Puja'
  • 25 Indian priests in Kathmandu for 'Kshama Puja'(16:42)

    Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 25 special priests from various sacred temples of South India have reached Kathmandu to perform 'Kshama Puja' (forgiveness worship) at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu as the authorities have started work to replace the existing silver jalhari of the temple with gold-plated jalhari.

Former Nepal PM begins consultation with doctors in Delhi
  • Former Nepal PM begins consultation with doctors in Delhi(16:34)

    Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister of Nepal Baburam Bhattarai, who is currently in the New Delhi seeking medical treatment, has begun consultation with doctors on Tuesday at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.

Indian Air Chief Marshal on 3-day visit to Dhaka
  • Indian Air Chief Marshal on 3-day visit to Dhaka(12:24)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria reached here on a three-day visit on the invitation of Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat.

US oil, gas exports to India to continue: Price
  • US oil, gas exports to India to continue: Price(10:38)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite President Joe Biden's opposition to fossil fuels, the US will continue to supply petroleum products to India while supporting sustainable energy development, according to State Department Spokesperson Ned Price.

Dubai boy who made Modi's portrait receives letter of praise from PM
  • Dubai boy who made Modi's portrait receives letter of praise from PM(15:24)

    Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) A Dubai-based 14-year-old boy from Kerala who had made a six-layered stencil portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a gift to him on the occasion of the country's Republic Day, has received a letter of appreciation from the latter who told him that the sketch reflects his love and affection for the nation.

Language Movement's history lies in reports of Pak intel branch : Hasina
Indian-origin pharma exec gets 41 months in prison for fraud sales

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