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File photo of Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla | ANI photo

Bangladesh major engine of growth, India will continue to learn from it, says FS Shringla

At the MoU ceremony on setting up the Bangabandhu Chair at the Delhi University, Shringla also said bonds between the two nations are marked by closeness, substance & understanding.
A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina. | Photo: ANI

Sheikh Hasina gifts 2,600 kgs of mangoes to PM Modi & Bengal CM, among other Indian leaders

The Bangladesh PM is also believed to be gifting mangoes to India's northeastern states. The gesture comes at a time when Dhaka is upset with Delhi for stopping Covid vaccine delivery.
Colonel Ashok Tara (Retd) at his residence in Noida | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

How this Indian Army officer rescued Sheikh Hasina & family from Pakistan Army captors in 1971

Colonel Ashok Tara (Retd), then a 29-year-old Major, was tasked with rescuing Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s family from Pakistan Army at the end of 1971 war.

How Hefazat-e-Islami has become Sheikh Hasina govt’s Frankenstein in Bangladesh

In episode 713 of 'Cut the Clutter', Shekhar Gupta explains the history of religious conservatism in Bangladesh in the wake of the recent protest during Prime Minister Modi’s visit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka on 27 March | Photo: ANI

Modi visit brings Dhaka closer with promise of more connectivity, but Teesta sees no solution

Modi’s meeting with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina had some key strategic outcomes, including enhancement of two-way trade, but Teesta & Feni water sharing issues remain.

‘True colours’ to be revealed this election season, and Modi’s investment in ‘Matua’l funds

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attend the inaugural programme of Bangabandhu-Bapu Museum at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka on 26 March 2021 | ANI

PM Modi reiterates India’s ‘sincere and continued efforts’ to conclude Teesta deal

The flow of the Teesta river, which originates in Sikkim, is crucial for Bangladesh from December to March when the country requires 50% of the river's water supply.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on 27 March | PTI

PM Modi holds talks with Sheikh Hasina, India and Bangladesh sign 5 MoUs

Modi's visit is taking place at a time Bangladesh is commemorating Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of its liberation war.
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute at the National Martyrs' Memorial in Dhaka Friday | ANI

India, Bangladesh want to see stability, love, and peace in the world — PM Modi in Dhaka

Prime Minister Modi was speaking to the Matua community members after offering prayers at a temple in Gopalganj's Orakandi - the birthplace of Hindu mystic figure Harichand Thakur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attend the inaugural programme of Bangabandhu-Bapu Museum at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka on 26 March 2021 | ANI

4 killed in Bangladesh as Islamic fundamentalist group, students protest against Modi’s visit

Protests intensified after PM Narendra Modi landed in Dhaka to participate in Bangladesh’s National Day celebrations.

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File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan at a rally in Tarar Khal, Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir in July 2021 | Facebook

Support for Taliban in Pakistan goes beyond military and maulvis now

In Pakistan, it's now ‘proper’ to glorify extremism in government circles, and not just the prerogative extremist groups.
Logos of Advent International, Eureka Forbes and Shapoorji Pallonji Group | Commons

Advent to buy Eureka Forbes from Shapoorji Pallonji Group for Rs 4,400 cr

The sale provides an opportunity for the Shapoorji Pallonji Group to reduce debt and focus on core real estate operations after its businesses were hammered by the pandemic.


Representative image | From left to right: File photo of Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, Army chief Manoj Mukund Naravane, Navy chief Karambir Singh and Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Defence ministry plans uniform retirement age for army, navy & air force, more years of service

The move is expected to help cut salary, pension bills & address issues of re-employment & staff shortage. India is the world's third-largest defence spender, but much of it is on wages.

Modi at 71 has zero challenge. But one CM is emulating him, a divisive, rising BJP star

Yogi has put high command in a tough situation. If he doesn’t win UP next year, it will set back BJP’s prospects in 2024. If he wins, it will be seen as his win as much as theirs.