North East  /  Published 01.09.20

Assam: fresh scan on part of NRC

The Assam government has said that it is “strongly in favour” of re-verification of 20 per cent names included in the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) from districts bordering B...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.20

A plan is not in place for Dhaka

The Indian foreign secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, was in Dhaka on August 18 and 19 with a message of peace and friendship. Before leaving the Bangladesh capital, he said his visit was “short...
By Devadeep Purohit in

India  /  Published 29.08.20

Camel smuggling bid busted in Bihar

Bihar police have busted an inter-state gang of camel smugglers with international links and seized 23 camels in Kishanganj, around 400km northeast of the state capital. The animals were being alleged...
By Dev Raj in Patna

World  /  Published 27.08.20

Vaccine: Dhaka nod for trial

The Sheikh Hasina government on Thursday granted approval for the final-stage human trial in Bangladesh of a candidate Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd. The development...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Plea to import raw jute from Bangladesh

Jute mill owners in Bengal have written to the Union government seeking permission to use raw jute imported from Bangladesh to manufacture bags they sell to central agencies. The unprecedented demand...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.08.20

600kg hilsa seized by BSF

The BSF seized nearly 600kg of hilsa from the riverine India-Bangladesh border on Saturday. The consignment in jute bags was being transported by suspected smugglers swimming alongside. The men manag...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

World  /  Published 19.08.20

'Vaccine diplomacy' with Bangladesh

Indian foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday wrapped up a 27-hour visit to Dhaka, during which he conveyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message that New Delhi always considered...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.20

Back home from Bangla via land check posts

Stranded in Bangladesh since the coronavirus-induced lockdown in March, a few thousand Indians from Bengal have begun to come home in batches from this week after the Union home ministry approved thei...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole

India  /  Published 17.08.20

Shringla scheduled to visit Dhaka

Indian foreign secretary Harsh V. Shringla is scheduled to travel to Dhaka on Tuesday in the first overseas diplomatic engagement since the pandemic brought travel to a halt and comes in the wake of B...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.20

Centre plea for those stranded in Bangla

The Centre has repeated its request to the Bengal government to let in 2,680 people from the state, who are stranded in Bangladesh since the nationwide lockdown was imposed in March, through two of th...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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