Bangladesh shortlists `1971 foreign friends`

Bangladesh approved a list of
125 foreign citizens and institutions to be conferred with
formal honour and recognition for their contributions to the
country`s 1971 Liberation War.

Teesta water deal to be signed soon: Bangladesh PM

PM Hasina has said India and Bangladesh will soon ink a pact on Teesta water sharing, but refused to specify any timeline for the landmark deal.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina turns 64

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh
Hasina on Tuesday turned 64.