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Suicide blast kills five suspected militants in Bangladesh

Six persons including five suspected militants and a fire fighter were killed in a suicide bomb blast during a police raid in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district of Bangladesh on Thursday.

Large cache of grenades found in Tripura

Police recovered 127 grenades buried underground in northern Tripura, an official said here on Monday.

Raise voice against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: PRISM

PRISM expressed apprehension that illegal immigrants from Bangladesh in western parts of Mizoram would be granted citizenship if the proposed bill becomes a law. 

Bangladesh no longer safe for Indian insurgents: BSF

Bangladesh is no longer a safe haven for Indian insurgents, Border Security Force (BSF) Director General K K Sharma said on Friday.

4 militants killed in police raid on hideout in Bangladesh

Four bodies of suspected militants were found after police stormed a hideout of the Neo-JMB members in the country's western Chapainawabganj district on Thursday.

Mamata Banerjee sticks to Teesta stand, names two more rivers for water-sharing

Continuing to voice her opposition to sharing Teesta waters with Bangladesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that the river had dried up and if its water had to be shared, the people and the farmers in the region would not get a drop.

Hearing on 11 cases against Khaleda Zia adjourned

A Dhaka court has once again deferred the hearing in 11 cases on charges of sedition and inciting violence against opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia.

 

Bangladesh: Dhaka University canteen leaseholder fired for serving beef to Hindu students, hurting religious sentiments

Bangladesh: Dhaka University canteen leaseholder fired for serving beef to Hindu students, hurting religious sentiments

A canteen leaseholder at Bangladesh's prestigious Dhaka University has been fired for serving beef to Hindu students and hurting their religious sentiments, a media report said on Thursday.

SC to examine validity of law granting citizenship to pre-1971 migrants from Bangladesh

A five judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court will examine constitutional validity of the Citizenship Act`s Section 6A providing granting citizenship to migrants from then East Pakistan who had crossed over to India before March 25, 1971.

Rohingya woman shot dead along Bangladesh border: Police

Bangladesh border guards opened fire Thursday at a boat ferrying Rohingya migrants from neighbouring Myanmar, killing one woman and leaving four others injured, police said.

Bangladesh executes Huji leader Hannan, aides

Bangladesh authorities on Wednesday hanged top militant leader Mufti Mohammad Abdul Hannan, infamous for being one of the initiators of militancy in the country.

 

Bangladesh PM pitches for more trade channels with India

Bangladesh PM pitches for more trade channels with India

Bangladesh is looking to open more trade channels with India, widen footprint of Border Haats and open up routes that were closed during the 1965 war, visiting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said today.

Bangladesh President rejects Mufti Hannan's clemency plea

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said there was no legal bar to execute the death penalty on militant leader Mufti Hannan as President Abdul Hamid has rejected the clemency plea, a media reported.

Sheikh Hasina 'selling' Bangladesh to India to stay in power: Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh's Opposition leader Khaleda Zia has accused Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of "selling out" the country to India to translate into reality her "dream of staying in power for life", hours after New Delhi and Dhaka signed 22 pacts in key sectors including defence.

Bangladesh Islamists sentenced to hang after president rejects pleas

A top Islamist extremist under sentence of death has lost his last hope of avoiding the gallows after Bangladesh`s president rejected a mercy plea, an official said Sunday.

Hailing Bangladesh, PM Modi slams Pakistan for 'backstabbing'

Hailing Bangladesh, PM Modi slams Pakistan for 'backstabbing'

PM Modi said India's doors are always open for cooperation, but for that terrorism has to be shunned, a clear reference to Pakistan.

India, Bangladesh sign 22 pacts; PM Modi commits $5 billion credit, assures early solution on Teesta

India, Bangladesh sign 22 pacts; PM Modi commits $5 billion credit, assures early solution on Teesta

However, PM Modi assured an "early solution" to the long-pending Teesta water sharing after the talks remained inconclusive.

PM Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina hold bilateral talks; India commits $500 mn credit to Bangladesh military

PM Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina hold bilateral talks; India commits $500 mn credit to Bangladesh military

India and Bangladesh on Saturday inked nearly two dozen pacts in strategic areas of defence and civil nuclear cooperation after "productive" talks between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina accorded ceremonial welcome

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina accorded ceremonial welcome

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was on Saturday accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.