Sheikh Hasina

Ties with India during COVID was role model of neighbourhood diplomacy: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

She mentioned that Bangladesh has also successfully controlled the pandemic and the first dose of the vaccine covered 100 per cent of the targeted population while the second dose covered 97 per cent.

published on : 19th April 2022

Bangladesh PM thanks Modi for evacuating 9 Bangladeshi students from Ukraine

India had all along maintained its stand that it would go all out in rescuing students who reached out to them from different nationalities.

published on : 9th March 2022

Lata Mangeshkar's demise created 'great void in subcontinent's musical arena': Bangladesh PM

In a message of condolence, Hasina said Mangeshkar will remain alive forever in the hearts of the people in the region through her work.

published on : 6th February 2022

We are keen to work with India to realise shared vision: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on Republic Day

In a letter written to Modi, Hasina said that the year 2021 was a 'historic one' for Bangladesh-India ties, marked by celebrations of 'epochal' events and engagements at the highest levels.

published on : 26th January 2022

President Kovind attends Victory Day Parade as Bangladesh marks 50 years of Liberation

President Kovind, who is in Bangladesh on a maiden three-day State Visit, joined as the "Guest of Honour" at the National Parade Ground to mark the golden jubilee of the Victory Day of Bangladesh.

published on : 16th December 2021

Bangladesh PM Hasina asks minister to resign over ‘derogatory remarks' against women

Hassan, who is also a doctor, drew criticism for his 'hateful comments' in media against main Opposition BNP's acting chief Tarique Rahman's daughter and former PM Zia's granddaughter.

published on : 7th December 2021

Bangladesh government to examine memo over former PM Zia's treatment abroad: Law Minister

76-year-old Khaleda Zia, who is serving a 17-year jail term in two graft cases since February 2018, has been suffering from arthritis, diabetes, kidney issues, lung ailments and eye problems.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Bangladesh ruling party set to win vote boycotted by rivals

The opposition often says a skewed political atmosphere is preventing them from participating fairly in national elections.

published on : 8th November 2021

Attacks on non-Islamic institutions in Bangladesh continue, Hindu Federation terms it heinous

"More than 335 temples, 1,650 Hindu houses, Hindu-owned shops in more than 35 districts have been vandalised and torched since October 13," the Federation said.

published on : 25th October 2021

Initiate action against those who incited violence using religion, Bangladesh PM tells home minister

Attacks on Hindu temples have intensified in Bangladesh since last Wednesday after an alleged blasphemous post surfaced on social media during the Durga Puja celebrations.

published on : 19th October 2021

Analysts see conspiracy against Sheikh Hasina government in attacks on Durga Puja marquees

Police there have indicated that the spark to the violent attacks, a Koran found in a Puja tableau, was planted by miscreants in a planned conspiracy.

published on : 17th October 2021

Durga Puja celebrations conclude in Bangladesh amidst communal unrest; another devotee found dead

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina promised to bring to justice the culprits behind the violence, saying anyone involved in the attacks on Hindu temples and Durga Puja venues in Comilla will not be spared.

published on : 16th October 2021

Bangladesh PM vows to punish Durga Puja violence instigators

Following reports of vandalism in Durga Puja pandals in Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued a warning to the miscreants and said they would taken to task.

published on : 16th October 2021

UN urged to probe Bangladesh over disappearances

Referring to data collected by Bangladeshi rights groups, Human Rights Watch said nearly 600 people have been forcibly disappeared by security forces since PM Sheikh Hasina took office in 2009.

published on : 16th August 2021

Bangladesh, India consolidate bilateral ties in 2020 amidst challenges posed by COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose planned visit to Dhaka in March was cancelled due to the pandemic, described Bangladesh as a "key pillar" of India's 'Neighbourhood First' policy.

published on : 30th December 2020
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