Ex-Bangladeshi minister jailed for 1971 war crimes dies

A former Bangladeshi minister, who was sentenced for life in prison for war crimes committed during the 1971 independence struggle, died here today after a prolonged struggle with cancer.

Over 100 villages submerged in flood-hit Bangladesh

Flood situation in Bangladesh worsened as over 100 villages have been submerged after gushing waters washed away a portion of an embankment on Jamuna river in the country's northwest, affecting over one lakh people.

Bangladesh showed 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus service via Dhaka, a Tripura minister has said.

India hands over list of 71 insurgents camps to Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Tuesday said it will take "necessary" steps on a list handed over by India on 71 insurgent camps being run in the country.

India-Bangladesh Home Secretary talks on Sept 2 to 4

The three-day Home Secretary-level talks between India and Bangladesh will be held in Dhaka beginning September 02.

Sheikh Hasina seeks immediate signing of Teesta deal with India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has requested India to immediately sign the much-awaited agreement for sharing waters of the Teesta River during a meeting with Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh here.

Five casualties, 16 injured in Pakistan during ceasefire violation: BSF DG DK Pathak

The Director General of Border Security Force DK Pathak on Sunday said that the Indian troops` volume and intensity of target fire is more effective than the Pakistani Army.

ULFA leader Anup Chetia wants to return to India: Report

ULFA leader Anup Chetia, now in a Bangladesh jail, has reportedly expressed a desire to return to India where he is wanted for murder, abduction and extortion, bdnews24.com reported Friday.

India, Bangladesh discuss insurgents issue

India and Bangladesh discussed issues related to northeast insurgents and destruction of their hideouts in each others` territories during a bilateral meet of the border guarding forces of both the countries.

Manik Sarkar for restarting Tripura-Bangladesh rail link

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar requested the Centre to talk to Bangladesh government for restarting railway services from Agartala to the neighbouring country.

Two men arrested for circulating fake currency notes in Delhi

An international syndicate which was allegedly involved in procuring and pumping Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) in India has been busted with the arrest of two men and recovery of such notes of the face value of Rs four lakh by the Special Cell, police said on Wednesday.

BSF plants saplings along Pak and B`desh borders

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday planted under its `Green Mission` more than 1,80,000 saplings within half-an hour along the borders of Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Co-driver of Bangladeshi truck goes missing in Tripura

A co-driver of a Bangladeshi truck, carrying rice from Ashuganj port of that country to Tripura, has gone missing in Agartala, police said.

BSF plants 180,000 saplings along Pak, Bangladesh borders

The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday planted under its `Green Mission` more than 180,000 saplings within half-an hour along the borders of Bangladesh and Pakistan.

India-Bangladesh to discuss insurgents issue; BGB team coming

India is likely to ask Bangladesh to flush out North East insurgents hiding in its territory and check cross-border movement of smugglers and illegal migrants during the forthcoming parleys between the two border guarding forces.

Border trade comes as boon for land-locked Tripura

The border trade between India and Bangladesh has come as a boon to people in land-locked Tripura, who were at a disadvantageous position compared to people in other states when it comes to availability of goods.

Bangladesh remembers Bangabandhu on his death anniversary

Bangladesh on Friday paid glowing tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country`s founding father, who was killed in a coup in 1975.

BNP leader Mosharraf charged with corruption

A standing committee member of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, has been charged with corruption.

Owner of Bangladesh ferry arrested on murder charge after accident

A special Bangladesh anti-crime unit on Wednesday arrested the owner of a ferry that sank in a river killing about 110 people, the first time authorities took such action in a country where shipping accidents with heavy loss of life are common.

Owner of sunken ferry arrested in Bangladesh

The owner of a Bangladesh ferry that sank earlier this month with more than 100 people dead or missing was arrested on Wednesday after weeks in hiding, officials said.