India-Bangladesh rail link to be ready by 2021

News:Indian Government has announced that the Agartala – Akhaura Rail Link will be ready by the end of 2021. Facts: About the Rail link: The rail line between Agartala in Tripura and Akhaura in Bangladesh will be the first train to run from the northeastern region to Bangladesh. The Ministry for Development of the North… Continue reading India-Bangladesh rail link to be ready by 2021

Jaishankar to visit Dhaka to discuss bilateral ties

India’s External Affairs Minister will be on a two day visit to Bangladesh. The two countries are expected to review the status of all the issues and projects between the two sides. The visit is being viewed as important due to the upcoming publication of the National Register of Citizens in Assam which has drawn… Continue reading Jaishankar to visit Dhaka to discuss bilateral ties

Bangladesh seeks to synergise ties with India

Bangladesh High Commissioner to India has called for greater cooperation between the two countries to accelerate the growth for the benefits of their people. He pointed out trade,investment,connectivity and energy as the three key areas of immediate focus. Referring to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh,he said that Bangladesh seeks continuous support of India and international… Continue reading Bangladesh seeks to synergise ties with India

Trinamool, BJP seek credit for enclave exchange

Political parties in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district has raised the issue of enclaves and are demanding votes seeking credit for the land boundary agreement between India and Bangladesh in 2015. The Cooch Behar constituency includes 51 enclaves which became part of India in 2015 after the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh. Enclaves refers to… Continue reading Trinamool, BJP seek credit for enclave exchange

Sampriti 2019: India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise

As part of their defence cooperation,India and Bangladesh will be conducting a joint military exercise “Exercise Sampriti’ at Tangail, Bangladesh. This will be the eighth edition of the exercise which is hosted alternately by both countries. The exercise is aimed to strengthen and broaden the aspects of interoperability and cooperation between the Indian and Bangladesh… Continue reading Sampriti 2019: India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise