India on Saturday offered Bangladesh expertise in civil nuclear sector and outer space during a meeting between their Foreign Ministers but the meet could not make any major headway on emotive issues of Land Boundary Agreement, Teesta water sharing and extradition of ULFA leader Anup Chetia.
Days after al-Qaeda issued a video threatening to carry out its campaign in India, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said the terror group is trying to set up base in the state and had "tacit understanding" with ULFA.
Separatist ULFA leader Anup Chetia, lodged in Dhaka jail for the past 17 years, will be extradited to India "very soon", Bangladesh's top Home Ministry official said as the Home secretary-level talks between the two countries ended here today.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to launch separate probes into the role of former Premier Khaleda Zia and her party in the country`s biggest weapons haul linked to Indian militant group ULFA.
The fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami on Sunday deferred to Thursday a planned strike to protest the death sentence given to its chief along with ULFA leader Paresh Barua because of an annual congregation of Muslims and Saraswati Puja.
Increased use of the Internet, change of tactics like attacking crowded places, recruitment of educated youths, and coordinated activities by several terror groups in the Indian sub-continent pose serious challenge to the country`s security.
Pakistan`s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was among various local and foreign intelligence agencies that played a role in the 2004 arms smuggling case in Bangladesh for which 14 people were awarded the death sentence by a court Thursday.