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Air pollution: Liton wears mask during practice in Delhi

Dhaka — Bangladesh top-order batsman Liton Das was seen wearing a mask during the practice session of touring Bangladesh national cricket team at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Thursday. The air pollution level of Delhi has fallen into the severe category as per the recent reports of Indian media. Despite this, President of the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read More »

PM leaves for Delhi Thursday morning

Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to leave here for New Delhi on Thursday morning on a four-day official visit to India to join the World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit and hold meetings with top Indian leaders. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage will depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport ... Read More »

Dhaka, Delhi for joint study on Ganges Barrage project

7 common rivers’ water-sharing issues discussed Dhaka, Aug 8 – Bangladesh and India on Thursday agreed to conduct a joint study on Ganges Barrage project and formed a technical committee to finalise the terms of reference (ToR) and constitute a larger panel to do the study to assess its impact on the environment and livelihood. Read More »

Dhaka urges Delhi to withdraw anti-dumping duty

WTO support sought to address post-graduation challenges Dhaka, May 14 – Bangladesh has urged India to withdraw the anti-dumping duty imposed on Bangladeshi products in its market. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi raised the issue during his meeting with Indian counterpart Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday in New Delhi. He also sought support for importing more apparel products from Bangladesh and more ... Read More »

Delhi hit by rare summer air pollution alert

New Delhi suffered a rare summer air pollution alert Monday as dust storms and heat over northern India took smog to hazardous levels. The world’s most polluted capital city is blanketed in a toxic smog of car fumes, agricultural smoke and factory waste most winters, but it is less severe in summer months. On Monday, the Indian government’s air quality ... Read More »

Dhaka, Delhi sign 4 MoUs to strengthen cooperation

Dhaka, Feb 8 (UNB) – Bangladesh and India on Friday signed four MoUs to further strengthen the existing “multifaceted cooperation” between the two countries, according to a joint press release. The MoUs were signed at the fifth meeting of the Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) held in New Delhi. Foreign Minister Dr Ak Abdul Momen and his Indian counterpart Sushma ... Read More »

Dhaka, Delhi to sign 5 MoUs during 5th JCC Friday

Dhaka, Feb 5 (UNB) – Bangladesh and India have planned to sign five MoUs during the next round of foreign minister-level bilateral talks on Friday, aiming to take the relations between the two countries to newer heights. The meeting – 5th Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) – will be held in New Delhi paving the way for new Foreign Minister Dr ... Read More »

Dhaka, Delhi finalises plan for cross-border vessel plying 

Bangladesh and India on Thursday finalised a procedure for transboundary movement of passenger and cruise vessels as concerned officials of the two countries began a two-day meeting in New Delhi, official news agency BSS has reported. Officials familiar with the first-day meeting of a standing committee under the bilateral Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol (PIWTT) said the proposed river cruise ... Read More »