Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his eagerness to visit Bangladesh soon in a letter which was on Monday handed over to his counterpart Sheikh Hasina by visiting Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, officials said.
India on Monday said it expects to sign two agreements with Bangladesh soon to further boost bilateral trade and commerce as Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today held "constructive" talks with the top leadership here.
Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the predominantly Muslim nation.
Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation.
Pakistan's national flag carrier has suspended flights to Bangladesh after a row over expulsion of one of its senior officials from Dhaka for allegedly smuggling fake currency, officials said on Friday.
Bangladesh's main opposition party BNP on Friday called for another 72-hour nationwide shutdown from Sunday, stepping up its nearly two-month-old tirade against the government demanding fresh polls under a non-party administration.
Those who killed US-based blogger Avijit Roy in Dhaka were professionals and dealt three blows with sharp weapons "very expertly and brutally" on the right side of the head of the victim who died from profuse bleeding, said the doctor who did the postmortem on the body Friday.
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from Islamists.
The United States hopes due process will be followed after an anti-corruption court in Bangladesh issued arrest warrants for former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, the top US diplomat for South Asia said on Thursday.
A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer`s family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.
Expressing concern over the continuing political violence in Bangladesh, the US has called for a viable opposition to create inclusive processes and address the current impasse in the country, days after a court ordered the arrest of former prime minister Khaleda Zia in connection with two graft cases.