Category Archives: SAARC

BANGLADESH AND SHEIKH HASINA ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE

BANGLADESH ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE  

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BANGLADESH’S VIBRANT FOREIGN DIPLOMACY

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BREAKING FREE FROM POVERTY

BREAKING FREE FROM POVERTY  Shweta Suresh All in all, Tarango provides an unprecedented amount of support for these women — giving them a viable economic opportunity, as well as nurturing them through tough times There is still a long way … Continue reading

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HOW DOES BANGLADESH FIGURE IN INDIA’S LOOK EAST POLICY?

HOW DOES BANGLADESH FIGURE IN INDIA’S LOOK EAST POLICY? Wahiduddin Mahmud INDIA is looking for new economic frontiers in the East. In the face of continuing stalemate of WTO negotiations, countries are looking for alternative or parallel arrangements. The past … Continue reading

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TWO-INDIA POLICY FOR BANGLADESH?

TWO-INDIA POLICY FOR BANGLADESH? – Dr. Sinha M. A. Sayeed – From Bangladesh perspective, critics are of the views that Bangladesh-India Relations are characterized markedly with the saying ‘Regime security gains over State security’. It started embracing phase-1 from 1972 … Continue reading

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BCIM – ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR BANGLADESH

BCIM – ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR BANGLADESH Syed Munir Khasru The new Silk Route: The trade potential of the 2,800 km BCIM economic corridor stands at USD 132 billion. The Asian Century has begun with the conjunction of the two growth … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH RELATIONS WITH THE REGION ALL TIME HIGH

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CHINA EYES CHITTAGONG PORT VIA RAIL CORRIDOR TO BANGLADESH

CHINA EYES CHITTAGONG PORT VIA RAIL CORRIDOR TO BANGLADESH China has proposed to build a 3,000-kilometre high-speed railway line between Kunming, capital city of south western Chinese province of Yunnan and Kolkata that will pass through Mandalay in Myanmar and … Continue reading

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CONNECTIVITY IS IMPORTANT FOR BANGLADESH: EU ENVOY

CONNECTIVITY IS IMPORTANT FOR BANGLADESH: EU ENVOY Diplomatic Correspondent Terming Bangladesh’s approach towards connectivity as a positive measure, the European Union has said connectivity is now a pivotal concept for Bangladesh and nothing can stop it from becoming a growing … Continue reading

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CONNECTIVITY KEY TO HIGHER GROWTH

CONNECTIVITY KEY TO HIGHER GROWTH Analysts say at a global meeting on post-2015 development agenda. Developing countries should stop running after low-hanging fruits but rather develop connectivity among them to promote sustainable development, analysts said yesterday. “South-South cooperation is possible, … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH BECOMING A HUB FOR REGIONAL CONNECTIVITY

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BANGLADESH PLAYING A KEY ROLE IN REGIONAL CONNECTIVITY

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BBIN MOTOR VEHICLE AGREEMENT SIGNED

BBIN MOTOR VEHICLE AGREEMENT SIGNED  Sheikh Shahariar Zaman, Shohel Mamun Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have signed the Motor vehicle Agreement, an epoch making initiative, for free movement of goods and passengers among the four countries. “The agreement [MVA] has been … Continue reading

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‘VEHICULAR TRAFFIC WITHIN BBIN FROM SEPT’

‘VEHICULAR TRAFFIC WITHIN BBIN FROM SEPT’ Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Bimalendra Nidhi has shared that the vehicular movement within Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) will be operated from September 18. Minister Nidhi said so while addressing media persons today at the … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH, BHUTAN, INDIA, NEPAL TO SIGN VEHICLE PACT

BANGLADESH, BHUTAN, INDIA, NEPAL TO SIGN VEHICLE PACT – SANJEEV GIRI – Nepal is scheduled to sign a Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) motor vehicle agreement on Monday which will permit seamless connectivity of passengers and vehicles through the … Continue reading

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SAARC CONNECTIVITY: INDIA INKS LANDMARK MOTOR PACT WITH BHUTAN, BANGLADESH AND NEPAL

SAARC CONNECTIVITY: INDIA INKS LANDMARK MOTOR PACT WITH BHUTAN, BANGLADESH AND NEPAL India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh have inked a Motor Vehicles Agreement for the regulation of passenger, personnel and cargo vehicular traffic in Thimpu, Bhutan. The agreement, signed on … Continue reading

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POWER & TRANSIT COOPERATION BETWEEN BBIN

POWER & TRANSIT COOPERATION BETWEEN BBIN The second meetings of the JWGs on Sub-Regional Cooperation between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) on Water Resources Management and Power/Hydropower and on Connectivity and Transit were held in New Delhi on 30-31 … Continue reading

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FOUR SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES TO EXPLORE WATER RESOURCES, HYDROPOWER

FOUR SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES TO EXPLORE WATER RESOURCES, HYDROPOWER Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) have agreed to work jointly to explore harnessing of water resources, including hydropower and power, from other sources available in the sub-region. The South Asian … Continue reading

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ROADWAYS ACCORD AIMS TO RECONNECT SOUTH ASIA

ROADWAYS ACCORD AIMS TO RECONNECT SOUTH ASIA  Shohel Mamun Four South Asian nations are a week away from inking an inter-connectivity deal that could potentially change the region forever. Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal, the BBIN countries, are scheduled to … Continue reading

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MODI’S VISIT: VENI, VIDI, VICI?

MODI’S VISIT: VENI, VIDI, VICI?  – Farooq Sobhan – If Lata Mangeshkar is the golden voice of Bollywood, Modi can now claim to be the golden voice of Indian politics I came, I saw, I conquered: Veni, vidi, vici. This … Continue reading

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