Daily Archives: June 7, 2015

INDIA, BANGLADESH SEAL HISTORIC LAND BOUNDARY PACT

INDIA, BANGLADESH SEAL HISTORIC LAND BOUNDARY PACT India and Bangladesh on Saturday opened a new chapter in their ties as they settled the 41-year-old boundary dispute and promised to do more in other areas amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement … Continue reading

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MODI, HASINA WITNESS EXCHANGE OF LAND DEAL DOCUMENTS

MODI, HASINA WITNESS EXCHANGE OF LAND DEAL DOCUMENTS Star Online Report Officials of Bangladesh and India exchanged instruments of ratification of land boundary agreement at the Prime Minister’s Office in Dhaka this afternoon. Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and … Continue reading

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HASINA, MODI SWAP LBA DOCUMENTS

HASINA, MODI SWAP LBA DOCUMENTS Sun Online Desk India and Bangladesh have exchanged the historic Land Boundary Agreement at the Prime Minster’s Office on Saturday afternoon. The Instruments of approval of the Land Boundary Agreement were exchanged in the presence … Continue reading

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HISTORIC LBA TO END 68-YEAR DISPUTE

HISTORIC LBA TO END 68-YEAR DISPUTE Sun Online Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a joint press conference held after a meeting between them at the Prime Minister’s office in the city on Saturday. … Continue reading

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HOPES HIGH AS INDIA PM MODI ARRIVES IN FIRST BANGLADESH VISIT

HOPES HIGH AS INDIA PM MODI ARRIVES IN FIRST BANGLADESH VISIT Rezaul Karim Bangladesh is ready to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with open arms, as his special aircraft touches down at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:15am today. … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH, INDIA AND BANGABANDHU’S VISION

BANGLADESH, INDIA AND BANGABANDHU’S VISION Syed Muhammad Hussain The High Commission of Bangladesh in London celebrated the 94th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 17 this year. I made there a brief presentation on the life and … Continue reading

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WHY INDIA STANDS A BETTER CHANCE WITH BANGLADESH OVER ITS OTHER NEIGHBOURS

WHY INDIA STANDS A BETTER CHANCE WITH BANGLADESH OVER ITS OTHER NEIGHBOURS M J Akbar This weekend we can bury a misconception that has appropriated the subcontinent’s discourse since 1947, when a Muslim League British project partitioned the land in … Continue reading

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MODI’S BANGLADESH VISIT: FOCUS ON TRADE, CONNECTIVITY

MODI’S BANGLADESH VISIT: FOCUS ON TRADE, CONNECTIVITY IANS/bdnews24.com Boosting trade and connectivity, especially people-to-people, is set to be the focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh on June 6-7, as both neighbours prepare to put into operation the long … Continue reading

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THE INDIAN RIVER LINKING PROJECT (IRLP)

THE INDIAN RIVER LINKING PROJECT (IRLP) Background 1. On February 27, the Indian Supreme Court ordered the Indian government to start implementing the Indian River Linking Project (IRLP) within 30 days and complete it by 2016. 2. The order came … Continue reading

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MIGHTY TEESTA TURNS INTO A DESERT

UNILATERAL WITHDRAWAL OF WATER BY INDIA MIGHTY TEESTA TURNS INTO A DESERT Kawsar Azam, Thereport24.com, from Teesta Barrage It is like a desert all around and there is nothing but sand and sand dunes as far as the bare eyes … Continue reading

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FARAKKA BARRAGE LEADS TO WATER CRISIS IN BANGLADESH

FARAKKA BARRAGE LEADS TO WATER CRISIS IN BANGLADESH Abu Bakar Siddique  More than four decades after India built the Farakka barrage on the Ganga, downstream Bangladesh continues to face problems with rivers drying up forcing people to migrate from their … Continue reading

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FRESH HOPES FOR TEESTA WATER SHARING PACT

FRESH HOPES FOR TEESTA WATER SHARING PACT Pinaki Roy  Bangladesh is once again hoping for a Teesta river treaty with India, following the Dhaka visit of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee “Do not worry about the Teesta treaty. It … Continue reading

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DRYING TEESTA RIVER AND ITS IMPACT ON BANGLADESHIS

DRYING TEESTA RIVER AND ITS IMPACT ON BANGLADESHIS When Fazal Hossain, a 60-year-old farmer from Lalmonirhat District in Bangladesh’s north, looks at the dying Teesta River today, memories of this once mighty river seem to be a fairy tale from … Continue reading

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MODI CONFIDENT ABOUT FAIR SOLUTION ON TEESTA, FENI RIVERS

MODI CONFIDENT ABOUT FAIR SOLUTION ON TEESTA, FENI RIVERS PROMISES TO MAKE INDIA-BANGLADESH TRADE SMOOTHER Star Online Report Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed his confidence about reaching a fair solution on Teesta and Feni rivers with the support … Continue reading

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