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COVID-19: Indian Railways' Oxygen Express to transport 200 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh in 10 containers

New Delhi: Indian Railways' Oxygen Express is set to embark on its journey to Bangladesh.

Bangladesh to receive 250 more ventilators from India tonight as COVID-19 pandemic ravages nation

New Delhi: Bangladesh is scheduled to receive 250 new ventilators from India on Saturday, media reports said on Saturday.

India, Bangladesh discuss expanding multifaceted cooperation, connectivity, Rohingya issues

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Bangladesh counterpart AK Abdul Momen discussed bilateral and regional connectivity, the vaccine situation, and expanding multifaceted cooperation, while emphasizing on resuming the activities of various joint mechanisms after the Covid scenario improves in both countries, during a meeting on the sidelines of a conference in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

India-Bangladesh cooperation flourished despite pandemic: PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Notwithstanding the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the cooperation between India and Bangladesh has continued to flourish in all areas of the bilateral relationship, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said.

Bengaluru: 12 accused, including 11 illegal Bangladeshis, arrested in the brutal gangrape, torture of trafficked Bangladeshi woman

Bengaluru/IBNS: Bengaluru Police has arrested 12 people, 11 of them Bangladeshis, in connection with the brutal gangrape and torture case of a woman from Bangladesh, which had come to light after a video of the incident went viral last May, triggering widespread outrage.

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria visits Bangladesh

New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff was invited by his counterpart Air Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan BUP, nswc, fawc, psc, GD (P), Chief of Air Staff, Bangladesh Air Force to review the Passing Out Parade and Commissioning Ceremony at Bangladesh Air Force Academy (BAFA) in Jashore on 28 June 2021, on the occasion of ‘President Parade 2021’. 

India-Bangladesh joint venture to set up garment accessories and bag manufacturing unit

New Delhi: India-Bangladesh joint venture company Khyaati Leather Innovations BD Limited has signed an agreement with Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) to establish a garments accessories and bags manufacturing unit in Ishwardi EPZ, at Pakshay in Pabna district of Bangladesh, with an investment of USD 2.95 million, reports BSS.

Bangladesh to import rice from India

Bangladesh will import 50,000 tonnes of parboiled rice from India through the railways for the first time. The proposal was okayed by the cabinet committee on purchase at a meeting chaired by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, Daily Star said. Indian firm Saurabh Industries Ltd will supply the rice at  USD 386 per tonne.

Indian envoy in Bangladesh now pushes for Covaxin

With the supply of Covid vaccine Covishield disrupted, Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Vikram Doraiswami is now pushing for another option – Covaxin produced indigenously by his country.

Trade will drive future India-Bangladesh ties: Indian envoy

Trade will be a potential key driver of Bangladesh-India friendship in the future with focus on product value addition, an Indian envoy said.

Only Bangladeshis with expired visas will be allowed to return from India

Continuing the entry restrictions from Covid-battered India, Bangladesh has decided to allow only Bangladeshis with expired Indian visas to return home with special permission from the Bangladesh High Commission in India.

Bangladesh requests India to expedite delivery of Covishield

New Delhi/Dhaka/IBNS: The Bangladesh government has requested India to speed up the delivery of 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to ensure that its immunization programme is not affected.

Indian cabinet approves trade pact with Bangladesh

India’s cabinet has given its nod to the pact inked with Bangladesh on setting up a framework of cooperation in trade remedial measures, an official release said.

Bangladesh: Five dead during protest at Chinese-backed power plant

Dhaka: At least five people were shot dead and several others were injured as Bangladesh police opened fire at workers demanding a pay rise at a Chinese-backed coal-fired power plant in the country, media reports said.

Army Chief General MM Naravane proceeds on visit to Bangladesh

Shillong/UNI: Continuing with the excellent tradition of strong bilateral and defence ties between India and Bangladesh, General MM Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff has proceeded on a visit to Bangladesh from April 8 to April 12.