Style  /  Published 16.11.20

Rina Dhaka and Leena Singh talk sustainability

How do you view luxury now? Rina: The bottom and top-end is selling. It is the middle which has had a hit. If you see (brands like) Louis Vuitton and Dior have shown profits during the lockdown, whil...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

World  /  Published 28.10.20

Macron remarks stir up Dhaka

Thousands of Muslims took to the streets of the Bangladesh capital on Tuesday to protest against remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in a row about cartoons that has angered Muslims. The disp...
By Reuters in Dhaka

Calcutta  /  Published 23.10.20

Flights to Bangladesh start on October 28

Flight services between Calcutta and Bangladesh will resume on October 28 and many airlines have already planned their schedules, airport officials said on Thursday. Airlines are planning to resume f...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.08.20

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

North East  /  Published 21.02.19

Cruise connect along Brahmaputra & Padma

Care for a restful cruise spanning two countries through the Amazon of the East, the Sunderbans?A new vessel is expected to start plying from March 31 in a trial run between Calcutta and Guwahati via ...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati


India  /  Published 17.12.19

‘No word on Bangladeshis yet’

New Delhi has not of late informed Dhaka of the presence of any Bangladeshi staying illegally in India, Gowher Rizvi, international affairs adviser to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said on ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 13.12.19

Bangladesh demands security for envoys

Bangladesh on Thursday summoned the Indian high commissioner Riva Ganguly Das to register its protest over the attack on its diplomat posted in Guwahati and the chancery. Dhaka has also demanded addit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.04.20

Dhaka to sue owners who don’t pay workers

Bangladesh will sue factory owners that do not pay their staff during the coronavirus lockdown, an official has warned, with tens of thousands of garment workers struggling after factories shut withou...
By Reuters in Dhaka

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Bangladesh Hilsa gift for Durga Puja trickles in

Eight trucks carrying 30.5 tonnes of Bangladeshi Hilsa out of 500 tonnes promised by Dhaka arrived in Bengal late on Monday evening after a day-long wait blamed on sluggish Indian customs clearances a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon

India  /  Published 03.03.19

Delhi shrugs off jab, looks at OIC big picture

India was not outwardly perturbed on Saturday at the Pakistan-sponsored resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir adopted at the two-day Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meeting in Abu Dhabi despite their r...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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