India, B’desh working out modalities for $1 bn soft loan

The modalities for "channeling" a
USD 1 billion soft loan offered by India to Bangladesh for 14
development projects of "mutual benefit" are being finalised,
according to an official in the Bangladesh Foreign Ministry.

India, B’desh to set up haats on international border in N-E

India and Bangladesh have decided to set up ten border `haats` along the international border in the North-East to facilitate selling of locally
produced items.

India, B’desh celebrate International Mother Language Day

Delegates from India and
Bangladesh on Sunday took part in a cultural programme along the
border here to celebrate the International Mother Language
Day.

Plan to reserve more seats for women in B’desh Parliament

The government is considering increasing the number of seats reserved for women in the Bangladesh parliament from the present 45 to a hundred.

India, B’desh working on Extradition Treaty: Hasina

After signing three pacts to combat terrorism and organised crime, India and Bangladesh are working on an Extradition Treaty, PM Sheikh Hasina has said.

B’desh vows not to allow anti-India terror, gets USD 1 bn

Bangladesh on Monday promised not to
allow its territory to be used for terror against India as they signed three accords to jointly combat the menace
while India announced a one-billion dollar line of credit to
that country.

Cabinet clears draft of prisoner transfer treaty with B’desh

The government on Wednesday approved a
draft agreement with Bangladesh which provides for transfer of
sentenced persons.

5,000 acres of land along B’desh in adverse possession

More than 5,000 acres are in
"adverse possession" of both India and Bangladesh, which has
prompted the government to try to sort out cultivation issues
on this land with the neighbouring country.

India to set up weather stations in B’desh, Nepal, Bhutan

India will set up 50 weather stations in B`desh, Nepal and Bhutan to measure and monitor variations in climate, it was decided at the 8th SAARC meet.

Militant groups planning to coordinate in B’desh

Two major right-wing militant outfits are chalking out plans to work in coordination amid an intensified campaign against them by the new govt.

B’desh launches diplomatic campaign to track down fugitives

B’desh launches a diplomatic campaign to track down and extradite 6 fugitive ex-Army officers hiding abroad to escape death sentences.