Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: Bangladesh

India cuts development aid to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan by 43%, big jump for Bangladesh: Budget

The figures are indicative of the Modi govt’s priority as it has to focus on some of the key nations in the neighbourhood now if it must counter China’s growing influence.

Bangladesh’s success story is a lesson in poverty reduction. Here’s why

Since its founding in 1971, Bangladesh has emerged from overwhelming poverty to achieve the highest cumulative GDP growth globally from 2010 to 2020.

This is how I made Indian CEOs understand Northeast migration problem

In ‘Eastern Gate’, Sudeep Chakravarti asks what would happen to India’s NE if Bangladesh were to suffer a series of storms due to global warming?

Pakistan’s apology to Bangladesh is a thorn in the throat. Neither can move past it

India's CAA and its short-sighted approach towards Muslim populations in the neighbourhood gave Pakistan an opportunity to re-initiate ties with Bangladesh. But it's not enough.

Bangladesh beating NZ in their home is a big deal. It will make world cricket more competitive

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36 killed after fire breaks out aboard passenger ferry in Bangladesh

Over 200 other people sustained burn injuries and are currently undergoing treatment at local hospitals, according to the administration and police officials.

Pakistan’s memory of 1971 is as good as that of Ghajini. It’s both the victim and winner

Why does Pakistan debate this ‘apology to Bangladesh’ question when we have been taught since school that nothing big really happened in 1971?

Indian Muslims didn’t block roads for namaaz, image shared by Tarek Fatah is from Bangladesh

Photo shared by Tarek Fatah was taken in Bangladesh during the Biswa Ijtema congregation in January 2020. 

President Kovind attends celebrations marking 50 yrs of Bangladesh’s liberation from Pakistan

Kovind was the guest of honour at the Victory Day Parade in Dhaka. India's contributions to Bangladesh's Liberation War of 1971 were also highlighted during the event.

President Kovind meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, pays homage to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

After the meeting, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abdul Momen said Kovind appreciated the motto 'dharma jar jar, utsab sabar' (religion is an individual matter but festivals are universal).

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.