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FROM MUSLIN TO MUSEUM: THE RISE AND FALL OF BENGAL’S TEXTILE EMPIRE – 2

FROM MUSLIN TO MUSEUM: THE RISE AND FALL OF BENGAL’S TEXTILE EMPIRE – 2 – M Ahmedullah – This is part 2 of a 3 part series (part 1 accessible here) on the the rise and fall of Bengal’s textile empire. Bengal, … 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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BANGLADESH: BEING SWALLOWED BY INACTION

BANGLADESH: BEING SWALLOWED BY INACTION Dr. Sanu Kainikara Ever since it’s tumultuous birth in 1971, Bangladesh has been caught in an identity trap. The nation’s linguistic, secularist and, most importantly, its religious identity have often been in conflict with each … Continue reading

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I’VE GOT A NATION. IT COMES AT THE END OF MY LIFE, STILL IT COMES: RESIDENT OF A BANGLADESHI ENCLAVE

I’VE GOT A NATION. IT COMES AT THE END OF MY LIFE, STILL IT COMES: RESIDENT OF A BANGLADESHI ENCLAVE Subrata Nagchoudhury In Bangladesh, in the Indian enclaves that went to its possession after the deal, residents put up the … Continue reading

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MODI, HASINA MEET

MODI, HASINA MEET Star Online Report Delegation-level talks going on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina held a meeting at the latter’s office this afternoon. Hours into the Indian premier’s arrival in a 34-hour visit … 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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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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CHANGE IN THE AIR

CHANGE IN THE AIR Shakhawat Liton Bangladesh and India are set to redraw their maps through swapping territories and people between them amid a wind of change blowing in their politics, 41 years after the 1974 Indira Gandhi-Sheikh Mujibur Rahman … Continue reading

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CEMENTING BANGLADESH-INDIA TIES

CEMENTING BANGLADESH-INDIA TIES PINAK RANJAN CHAKRAVARTY The forthcoming two-day state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh should be celebrated as the culmination of over six years of very productive engagement. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh is now … Continue reading

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MODI’S FORTHCOMING BANGLA VISIT – CONSOLIDATING RELATIONS AND A SUB-SAARC

MODI’S FORTHCOMING BANGLA VISIT – CONSOLIDATING RELATIONS AND A SUB-SAARC Bhaskar Roy Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to Bangladesh (June 6/7) is expected to be a game changer in relations among SAARC nations despite Pakistan’s efforts to be … Continue reading

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AT LAST ASSAM INCLUDED IN LBA BILL

AT LAST ASSAM INCLUDED IN LBA BILL Dhaka, BdChronicle: Faced with opposition from Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and the Congress party in Parliament as well as unhappiness from the Bangladesh government, the Indian government on Tuesday reversed its decision … Continue reading

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INDIA MOVES TO SETTLE 1974 BORDER DISPUTE WITH BANGLADESH

INDIA MOVES TO SETTLE 1974 BORDER DISPUTE WITH BANGLADESH NEW DELHI: India took a step towards ratifying a 41-year-old border dispute with Bangladesh Wednesday that would see thousands of people living in “enclaves” being allowed to choose their nationality. The … Continue reading

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INDIA RANKS BEHIND BANGLADESH ON GLOBAL MOTHERHOOD INDEX

INDIA RANKS BEHIND BANGLADESH ON GLOBAL MOTHERHOOD INDEX A new study complied data from multiple United Nations (UN) agencies to understand which countries are well suited for mothers’ and kids, and where they face greater hardships. Last year, India was … Continue reading

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DOES MODI REALLY WISH TO TAME THE WILD HORSE OF RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM ?

DOES MODI REALLY WISH TO TAME THE WILD HORSE OF RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM ? ABDUL GAFFAR CHOUDHURY Recently I was reading an Indian daily. In one issue they have published three or four news items which naturally raised a question in … Continue reading

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INDIA CAUSES BANGLADESH COLOSSAL TK 30,000CR LOSS A YEAR

INDIA CAUSES BANGLADESH COLOSSAL TK 30,000 CRORE LOSS A YEAR Bangladesh suffers Tk 30,000 crore in loss annually because of India’s unilateral withdrawal of waters upstream, according to an estimate made by some environmentalists and river water experts in Bangladesh. … Continue reading

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THE INDIA-BANGLADESH LAND BRIDGE

CONNECTIVITY THE INDIA-BANGLADESH LAND BRIDGE  Kanak Mani Dixit Can a formal bilateral communiqué be a ‘game changer’, foretell a ‘paradigm shift’, in a Southasian relationship? If India and Bangladesh manage to follow through on promises to open up their economies … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AND INDIA DEPEND ON EACH OTHER

BANGLADESH AND INDIA DEPEND ON EACH OTHER  Md Shariful Islam Even though Bangladesh achieved independence with the help of India, there have been ups and downs in Indo-Bangla relations over the years. Investigating Indo-Bangla relations in contemporary times, it is … Continue reading

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2014: THE YEAR IN REVIEW

2014: THE YEAR IN REVIEW Editorial Desk Introduction Despite the setbacks and shocks in the RMG sector over the last couple of years it continued to hold on to its position of second largest exporter of ready made garments. RMG … Continue reading

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BCIM TO FINALISE SILK ROUTE PLAN IN KOLKATA

BCIM TO FINALISE SILK ROUTE PLAN IN KOLKATA Saleem Samad with Farhad Iqbal from Cox’s Bazar The two-day meet of the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Cooperation (BCIM-EC) concluded on Thursday at the beach town, Cox’s Bazar, with an expectation that the final … Continue reading

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‘BANGLADESH AHEAD OF INDIA’ SAYS PROSPERITY INDEX

‘BANGLADESH AHEAD OF INDIA’ SAYS PROSPERITY INDEX Bangladesh, that proverbial economic basket case, is now outdoing its BRIC-branded neighbor, India. So says the ‘‘prosperity index’’ compiled by the London-based think tank Legatum Institute, after measuring multiple variables about economic performance, … Continue reading

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