India  /  Published 11.09.22

Hasina invite to Northeast CMs

The Sheikh Hasina government has invited the chief ministers of the seven Northeast states, along with G. Kishan Reddy, the Union minister for development of the North East Region (DoNER), to Dhaka to...
By Devadeep Purohit in Dhaka

World  /  Published 05.08.22

Bangla scouring for loans

Bangladesh recently became the third country in South Asia, after Pakistan and Sri Lanka, to seek financial support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year. Dhaka is now reportedly also ...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 27.07.22

Bangladesh requests $4.5 billion IMF loan

Bangladesh has formally requested for a $4.5 billion loan from the Washington-based multilateral lender International Monetary Fund (IMF) to combat the ongoing financial crisis in the country, accordi...
By PTI in Dhaka

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.22

Kathmandu bus flagged off

Bengal transport minister Firhad Hakim on Wednesday flagged off a bus service between Siliguri and Nepal capital Kathmandu, which would be operated by the North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBS...
By Bireswar Banerjee

Places  /  Published 05.07.22

A bus-and-ferry journey from Kolkata to Dhaka — before the Padma Bridge

The ferry ride took almost an hour on the water, and another hour each for loading and unloading of passengers and cargo. The new Padma bridge will definitely save valuable hours on this route, but i...
By Rangan Datta


World  /  Published 02.07.22

Prudent Dhaka in IMF talks

The Sheikh Hasina government in Bangladesh has begun discussions with the World Bank and the IMF for budgetary support with the twin objectives of dealing with an external payment deficit and shortage...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

World  /  Published 10.06.22

Bangladesh protests Prophet remarks

 Hundreds of people took to the streets in several major cities in Bangladesh on Friday, protesting against the controversial remarks made by two former BJP spokespersons against Prophet Mohammad...
By Our bureau and PTI in Dhaka

North East  /  Published 10.06.22

Bus service after 2 years

The Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka resumed on Friday after a hiatus of over two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Tripura minister said. State Transport Minister Pranajit Singha Roy flagg...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agartala

News  /  Published 08.06.22

Slew of solutions offered to brighten Kolkata’s climate future

Pulmonologist Arup Haldar:  With changing climate and more air pollution, it is expected that asthma, heat strokes, cholera-related diseases and vector-borne diseases will be on the rise. Our ...
By The Plurals News Network

World  /  Published 05.06.22

Bangladesh: 40 killed in fire

 At least 40 people were killed and over 450 injured in a massive fire caused by an explosion that swept through a private chemical container depot in southeastern Bangladesh, officials said on S...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dhaka


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