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.
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.
New York, March 3 (IANS) Indian-American Neera Tanden, who had alienated politicians on all sides, has withdrawn her nomination for a cabinet position, but US President Joe Biden has promised her another job that will not need Senate approval.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Fugitive Indian businessman Mehul Choksi's counsel Vijay Agarwal on Monday refuted the claims that his client's citizenship has been revoked and said that he is still an Antiguan citizen.
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.
New York, March 1 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump has repeated his criticism of India's environmental record in his first speech since leaving the White House in defeat.
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.
Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) Protests erupted in Dhaka after writer and blogger Mushtaq Ahmed, denied bail six times, died in Kashimpur jail.
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.
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.
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketer Nasir Hossain has warned of stern action against those spreading rumours about his marriage.
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves have hit a new record of over $44.02 billion, thanks to the upward trend in remittances.
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.
Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) Various Indo-Canadian organisations, in a joint letter to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have supported his handling of the farmers' agitation against the three farm laws.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that one can easily know the real history of the Language Movement of the country by reading the Pakistani intelligence branch reports' from 1948 to 1971 which was made against Bangabandhu.
New York, Feb 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin pharmaceutical executive has been sentenced by a federal judge in Texas to 41 months in prison for fraudulently selling workout supplements, according to officials.