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Mujib’s  Birth Centenary, Golden Jubilee Of BD
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Jaishankar arrives today to plan joint celebrationsBangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Indian Foreign Minister Jaishankar will sit today to finalize a plan to jointly celebrate the Bangabandhu's birth centenary and Bangladesh's 50th Independence Day, the 50th year of Dhaka-New Delhi diplomatic tie."Only 'celebration' will dominate the whole talks. Obviously when the two high-profile leaders or Prime Ministers sit ...
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Govt, UNHRC in talks over DSA issue: Law MinisterThe government has started dialogue with the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to clear its position over the much-talked about Digital Security Act 2018."We are in discussion with the UN body to know and appraise it of our position over the DSA issue. We are also eager to know the position of other developing ...
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Jaishankar arrives March 4 India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will arrive in Dhaka on March 4 to finalise Prime Minister Norendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh scheduled for March 26.Modi will be on a two-day visit to Bangladesh to join the celebrations of Bangabandhu's birth centenary, golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence, and 50th year of Dhaka-New Delhi diplomatic ties."Prime ...
Fugitive Killers Of Bangabandhu
FM leaves for USA to discuss the issue
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Govt hopes to bring back Rashed Chy by March Bangladesh is waiting for a call from the US administration to bring back Rashed Chowdhury, a convicted fugitive killer of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman before the celebration of Bangabandhu's birth centenary in March.The government planned to discuss the issue with the Joe Biden Administration once again before the celebration. In line ...
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Power sector to face challenges for unplanned investment: ExpertsUnplanned power import or investment plan in the power sector will be a huge financial challenge for the government in the upcoming days, said power sector experts.Bangladesh has failed to create the real demand-supply scenario of electricity to attain the GDP growth, they said.They suggested keeping power generation ratio (between local and import or public ...
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BD asks Tripura to reduce power tariffBangladesh has requested the Tripura government to reduce tariff of power it is now importing from the Northern Indian State."Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) has sent a request letter to Tripura State Electricity Corporation to reduce the tariff of electricity. We are expecting that the tariff would be comparatively lower from the existing one," Power ...
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India wants to ‘settle’ dispute over ‘grey area’ in the Bay on unequal terms India wants to 'settle' the dispute involving Bangladesh's rights on the 'grey area' in the Bay of Bengal through diplomatic negotiations and urged Dhaka to withdraw its 2009 objection in return for New Delhi's withdrawal of only one of its submissions to the UN.India repeatedly requested Bangladesh for the withdrawal of its claims on a ...
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Water talks with India must be based on basin wise approach: Dr Ainun  Water resources and climate change specialist Dr Ainun Nishat said on Saturday Bangladesh need to discuss the water sharing issues with India on a 'basin wise approach' and need detail data to ensure the country's rights and share over the flow of common rivers."The data should be specific and independent, rather we could say we ...
Tengratila Gas Blowouts
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Petrobangla claims over $1.05b in damages from NikoBangladesh claimed over US$1.05 billion as compensation from the Canadian company Niko Resources for burning the country's gas reserves in Chattak Gas Field in Sunamganj on January 5 and June 24 in 2005 due to negligence.Petrobangla has claimed the amount recently at a virtual hearing that was conduct to indentify 'Head of Loss' of Tengratila ...
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Foreign secys of BD, India meet in Delhi tomorrow The foreign secretaries of Bangladesh and India will sit in a meeting in New Delhi tomorrow (January 27) to fix the agenda for talks between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dhaka in March."They will complete the groundwork for the meeting and discuss Rohingya repatriation, joint river management and ...
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