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Pranab calls for Teesta consensus

With India failing to ink the Teesta river water-sharing deal and land boundary agreement with Bangladesh due to internal differences, visiting President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday underlined the need

Prez emotional while getting degree

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday turned out to be an instant hit among the top academicians and students as he struck a emotional chord while receiving an honorary law degree from the prestigious

Crude bomb hurled outside Pranab’s hotel in Dhaka

A homemade crude bomb of low intensity was hurled today outside the Sonargaon Pan-Pacific hotel in Dhaka where President Pranab Mukherjee is staying.

Pranab faces Khaleda snub


Bangladesh rolled out the red carpet for President Pranab Mukherjee, who arrived here Sunday on a three-day state visit, but his trip came under a shadow as key Opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia can

Bangladesh students held for murder of anti-Islam blogger

Bangladesh police arrested five students of an elite private university on Saturday on charges of murdering an anti-Islamist blogger whose death triggered nationwide turmoil.

Clashes in Blangladesh over war crimes verdicts kill 52

Fresh clashes erupted in Bangladesh, bringing the number of people killed to 52 in violence triggered by convictions for Islamist leaders over war crimes committed during the 1971 independence war.

India, Bangla exchange strip maps

In a major step forward to resolve the land boundary issue, India and Bangladesh on Saturday exchanged maps of demarcated stretches, as New Delhi said it was ready to release $50 million out of a $200

Khurshid asks Opposition not to politicise chopper deal issue


External affairs minister Salman Khurshid today said that all procedures were “strictly followed” by the UPA government in the controversial VVIP chopper deal and the matter should not be politicised.

Dhaka bans cartoon to stop Hindi ‘invasion’

A still from the Japanese cartoon Doraemon.

Bangladesh has banned the Japanese manga cartoon Doraemon from its TV screens over fears that youngsters who are hooked on the Hindi-dubbed version are struggling to learn their native Bengali.

Bangladesh factory fire: Over 100 dead

Over 100 people were killed overnight after a fire engulfed a multi-story garment factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, officials said on Sunday.

The fire broke out in the ground-f

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