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Bangla plane catches fire at Nepal airport, passengers safe

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 19:28

The aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines caught fire during landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). The fire was immediately controlled while all the passengers on board were rescued safely.

Bangladesh first time allows FCI to use its port for Tripura

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 15:11

For the first time an FCI consignment will enter Tripura using Ashuganj river port of Bangladesh, a senior official said today.

NTPC Bangladesh power JV to be operational by FY18

NTPC Bangladesh power JV to be operational by FY18

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:54

The plant is likely to consume around 8 million tonnes of coal every year and the entire generation will be based on coal imported into Bangladesh.

NTPC's 1,320 MW Bangladesh project likely to be ready by December 2018

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 20:45

The 1,320 MW Maitree super thermal power project in Bangladesh, being developed by state-owned NTPC through a joint venture, is expected to start electricity generation by December 2018.

Tripura University to attract Bangladeshi students

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:58

Tripura University will launch an initiative to admit more Bangladeshi students to reinforce the government`s plan to strengthen people-to-people ties between the two neighbours, an official said.

No gas from RIL's KG-D6 is being supplied to Bangladesh: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 17:42

The government today asserted that no gas from Reliance Industries' eastern offshore KG-D6 block was being supplied to Bangladesh.

Rise in tourists from Bangladesh to India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:43

Bangladesh continued to top the list of six neighbouring countries in terms of number of foreign tourists arriving in India, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Assam protests infiltration of Bangladeshis in India

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:56

Various activist groups, including tribal organisations and the All Assam Students Union, staged a protest in Assam against the state government for its inability to stop Bangladeshis from infiltrating into the state.

CEC meets political parties in Jharkhand ahead of polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:27

BJP on Monday raised its apprehensions of a large number of Bangladeshi infiltrators getting into voter`s list and urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter before the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

Bangladesh urged to disband paramilitary unit

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:57

The Bangladesh government should disband the paramilitary Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Human Rights Watch said Monday.

House fire kills five in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 04:19

Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh`s Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

Bangladesh concerned over India`s river linking project

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:40

Worried over India`s ambitious river interlinking project, Bangladesh has asked its water resource ministry to get a "clear picture" of New Delhi`s initiative.