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India to be allowed to use Bangladesh territory for emergency supply

Bangladesh will allow India to use its territory once again to transport emergency supplies from one Indian place to another on humanitarian grounds…

August 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Citizenship status: If Hindus are Indian, what about us…?

I WAS told that all Hindus are loyal to India. ‘They have only one foot here and always send money to buy houses and raise children there…’
‘So what about Europe and North America where roughly the same thing happens?’
‘Oh, that’s another matter…

March 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed

India gives Nepal transit to Bangladesh

Landlocked Nepal, with the help of India, has secured transit to Bangladesh by road and rail and also for using Vishakhapatnam port, India to boost trade with Bangladesh…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Leaders of Nepal, India mend fences after friction

The leaders of Nepal and India have overcome mutual misgivings, India’s foreign secretary said on Saturday, after talks to ease tensions over Nepal’s recently-adopted constitution…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
India sugar exports to Myanmar, a smuggling gateway to China, slow

India sugar exports to Myanmar, a smuggling gateway to China, slow

Flows of Indian white sugar to Myanmar, a gateway for smuggling into China, are slowing down, while Brazilian sugar is becoming more competitive due to cheaper freight. Volumes of white sugar shipped to Myanmar soared last year and early this year…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

India pledges $250m to help rebuild quake-hit Nepal

India on Saturday pledged $250 million for post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal as the two countries try to heal strained ties following protests in Nepal over the country’s new constitution…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Why India’s leading university is under siege

Why India’s leading university is under siege

INDIAN political culture sits atop a fine edged blade. Pushing down on it is the Extreme Right, whose political wing — the BJP — is currently in power. Intolerance is the order of the day…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
AMU students holding a protest rally over the JNU row, at Aligarh Muslim University in Aligarh on Tuesday. --AP Photo

Ruckus at Indian court hearing student sedition case

A bail hearing for an Indian student leader arrested for sedition descended into chaos on Wednesday as protesting lawyers chanting…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Bangladesh, India to jointly celebrate Ekushey at border

With a view to making the tie stronger between two South Asian neighboring countries, people of Bangladesh and India will jointly celebrate the International Mother Language Day…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · National

India tax office threatens to seize Vodafone assets

Indian tax authorities have threatened to seize Vodafone’s assets in the country if it does not pay a $2.1 billion tax bill, the company said Tuesday, the latest twist in a long-running dispute…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Modi urged to make reality match ‘Make in India’ hype

Modi urged to make reality match ‘Make in India’ hype

Thousands of people and mascots of lions swarmed the weekend opening of a ‘Make in India’ drive to attract foreign direct investment, pitched by prime minister Narendra Modi as ‘the biggest brand that India has ever created’…

February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

India disappointed by US sale of F-16 fighters to Pakistan

India said that it is disappointed with the United States’ decision to sell eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and that it does not believe such an arms transfer will help combat terrorism…

February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Windies stun India to lift maiden U-19 World Cup title

Windies stun India to lift maiden U-19 World Cup title

Keacy Carty struck an unbeaten 52 as the West Indies defeated three-time champions India by five wickets on Sunday to clinch their first ICC Under-19 World Cup…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Ritwik Ghatak retrospective underway

Ritwik Ghatak retrospective underway

The six-day Ritwik Ghatak retrospective film festival dedicated to legendary Indian-Bengali director Ritwik Kumar Ghatak is going on at Bangladesh National Museum…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Deadpool beats Fitoor on BO in India

Deadpool, which was released yesterday (February 12) in India, has surpassed Aditya Roy Kapur and
Katrina Kaif-starrer Fitoor at the Indian box office…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Democracy deadlock

AS THE budget session of India’s parliament opens this month, one views the course of its proceedings with not a little anxiety. At stake is much more than the passage of the Money Bill following the presentation of the budget…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
A man wearing a protective mask sits in a bus during a polluted day in Shanghai, China, January 19, 2016. – Reuters photo

Polluted air causes 5.5m deaths a year

More than 5.5 million people worldwide are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, according to new research…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

62nd meeting of jt committee: India asked to ensure due share of water

Bangladesh at a joint committee meeting on Friday called upon the Indian side to ensure the country gets its due share of the Ganges waters as per the 1996 treaty, said officials of the Joint Rivers Commission in Dhaka…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

India’s retail inflation hits 17-month high

India’s retail inflation unexpectedly edged up to a 17-month high in January, while industrial production contracted at a faster-than-expected pace in December, underscoring imbalances lurking in Asia’s third-largest economy…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

India central bank chief says lenders need ‘deep surgery’

The head of India’s central bank has said the country’s lenders may need to perform ‘deep surgery’ to sort out bad loans and clean up their balance sheets…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

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