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India-Bangladesh joint advancement urgent for regional development: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said joint advancement of India and Bangladesh is urgent for the development of South Asia region. “Democratic forces are in power in our both countries and we have clear foresight to go ahead. Joint advancement of India and Bangladesh is equally urgent for the development of the whole region,” he said. The Indian ...

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Indian PM Modi joins National Parade Ground programme

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined National Parade Ground programme in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The Indian premier arrived at Dhaka today on a two-day official visit to take part in the golden jubilee celebration of Bangladesh’s independence and birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina welcomed the Indian ...

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Bangladesh records 3,737 new COVID-19 cases, 33 more deaths

Bangladesh reported 3,737 new COVID-19 cases and 33 new deaths on Friday, making the tally at 588,132 and death toll at 8,830, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed that 27,299 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh. The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 531,951 including 2,057 ...

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Triangular collision in Rajshahi leaves 17 dead

At least 17 people were killed and several injured in a triangular collision between a bus, microbus and leguna in Katakhali of Rajshahi city on Friday. Rajshahi Metropolitan Police’s Additional Deputy Commissioner Golam Ruhul Quddus said 22 died on the spot while six others succumbed to their injuries after taking Rajshahi Medical College Hospital. The death toll from the accident ...

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Indian PM pays tribute to liberation war heroes at Savar

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid rich tributes to martyrs of Bangladesh liberation war at National Memorial in Savar on the outskirts of the capital. The Indian Prime Minister paid homage by placing a wreath at the memorial on Friday noon. On his arrival there, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, State Minister for Housing and Public Works ...

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Prince of Wales congratulates Bangladesh on its Golden Jubilee

The Prince of Wales congratulates Bangladesh on its Golden Jubilee and celebrates the shared values of the UK and Bangladesh His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales delivered a video message to everyone around the world celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh, and expressed sadness that the pandemic had prevented him from visiting Bangladesh to mark the occasion. Reflecting on ...

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Modi tweets terming Dhaka visit caravan for fostering bilateral, other relations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted on his Bangladesh visit terming it to be a caravan for sharpening the antique relations between two countries. Recalling the stature of leadership of Bangabandhu, he said Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a great hero to the people of India also. Although Modi visited Dhaka in the past, he attached importance ...

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President, PM pay homage to Liberation War heroes

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the War of Liberation by placing wreaths at the National Memorial in Savar on Friday morning marking the 51st Independence and National Day. President Hamid first placed a wreath at the altar of the memorial followed by the Prime Minister. After placing the wreaths, ...

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Take fresh vow to heighten nation’s stature further: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh must take a fresh vow to heighten further its stature as the nation celebrates the golden jubilee of Independence simultaneously with the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The premier made the call in a nationwide address on Thursday, on the eve of the Independence and National Day, paying ...

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International web conference held to mark Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh

Bridge India Foundation, a progressive London based think tank in association with Bangladesh Writers and Journalists Forum UK and Bengali online TV channel NL24, organised an international conference to celebrate the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh on 24 March. It is probably the first time that such an international conference was organised where distinguished speakers from Canada, North America to ...

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