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  1. Modi seeks to turn CM tide on TeestaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, May 27. The Narendra Modi government is dangling money, political warmth and face-saver negotiations in frenzied, last-ditch efforts to get chief minister Mamata Banerjee to approve the Teesta water-sharing deal with Bangladesh ahead of the Prime Minister's Dhaka visit. Home minister Rajnath Singh's Calcutta visit yesterday on the first anniversary of the Modi government was in part aimed as an outreach to Mamata, senior government officials have told The Telegraph .


  2. Some 200 of them 'Bangladeshis'Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Some 200 people, who were rescued from the Bay of Bengal last week by the Myanmar authorities, have reportedly been identified as Bangladeshis, according to the preliminary report of a team of Bangladesh missions in Myanmar. The six-member team, comprised of officials from the Bangladesh embassy in Yangon and Bangladesh consulate in Sittwe, visited the temporary relief camp in Rakhine state on Monday and Tuesday and extensively interviewed the rescued ones to know their citizenship.


  3. South Africa name full-strength ODI and T20I squads for Bangladesh seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 |

    Cricket South Africa announced the squads for the three-match One-Day International and Two T2o Internationals in Bangladesh . South Africa will travel to Bangladesh in July this year to play a full tour, which comprises of two Tests, three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals.


  4. Hopes run high over June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Star

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Dhaka on June 6 on his first state visit to Bangladesh, as the two countries move to further strengthen ties and enhance cooperation in the fields of connectivity, infrastructure and trade. Dhaka and New Delhi yesterday simultaneously announced that Modi would visit Bangladesh on June 6-7 at the invitation of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina.


  5. Mamata Banerjee unlikely to join PM Modi during his Bangladesh visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hindustan Times

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee does not seem inclined to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his forthcoming visit to Bangladesh, triggering a fresh round of efforts to get the Trinamool Congress chief on board for the crucial trip. Modi had sounded out Banerjee on his forthcoming Bangladesh trip on June 6 and 7, and although she hasn't yet formally conveyed her inability to travel with the Prime Minister, sources told HT that the chief minister had told her close aides that she "has done her job" by agreeing to the Land Boundary agreement and there was no need for her to accompany the Prime Minister.


  6. India's PM Modi to visit Bangladesh in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Straits Times

    India's prime minister will next month make his first official visit to Bangladesh, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, amid hopes of a breakthrough on a long-awaited water sharing deal. Mr Narendra Modi, who has embarked on a hectic schedule of foreign visits since taking office a year ago, will travel to Dhaka on June 6 on a two-day trip.


  7. UN confirms boat people rescued by Myanmar are BangladeshiRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Nation

    The United Nations has announced that the 208 boat people who were saved by the Myanmar authorities and are being held near border were from Bangladesh. In a statement issued after UN special adviser on Myanmar Vijay Nambiar's visit in Rakhine State on May 22, the UN also said there might be more migrants stranded at sea and urged Myanmar to continue its search and rescue operations.


  8. Sights and sounds of a Jamdani haatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Star

    Once you've visited a Jamdani haat, you will think twice before metaphorically referring to a crowded and noisy place as a 'macher bazaar'. A Jamdani haat is no less, and at times, one may reckon that it is even more overwhelming! With numerous people, from financiers to weavers to retailers - compounded with the fact that many of them have multiple or overlapping roles - a Jamdani haat is a whirlwind of chaos.


  9. Chinese vice premier stresses people-to-people exchanges with BangladeshRead the original story

    Monday | Xinhuanet

    Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong on Monday called for enhanced people-to-people and cultural exchanges between her country and Bangladesh so as to achieve a win-win cooperation. When delivering a speech at the Dhaka University, Liu said China and Bangladesh have supported each other and maintained pragmatic cooperation in various fields since they established diplomatic relations 40 years ago.


  10. Lions to play friendlies against Bangladesh and Brunei, 3 new faces called upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Singapore's national football team will play an away friendly against Bangladesh at the Banghabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on May 30 at 8pm, and will play against Brunei at home on Jun 6. SINGAPORE: The Singapore National 'A' team will play two friendly internationals in preparation for their upcoming FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup qualifiers in June, announced the Football Association of Singapore in a press release on Tuesday . The Lions will play an away friendly against Bangladesh at the Banghabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on May 30 at 8pm.


  11. Modi to finalise Dhaka bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Telegraph

    Shillong, May 25: An agreement to introduce the much awaited passenger bus service between Dhaka and Assam, via Shillong, is likely to be finalised when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Bangladesh. Modi's visit to Bangladesh, which shares a 4,096-km long international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world, is slated for next month, but the exact date is yet to be announced.


  12. The Irish of AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Blowin' In The Wind

    They are the Irish of Asia. The Rohingyas and the Bangladeshis leaving their homes remind me of the Irish, and to a less extent the Scots, who emigrated to England and the English-speaking colonies to escape poverty.


  13. Deportation within daysRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | The Daily Star

    With a Bangladeshi delegation working to verify the nationality of the 208 trafficking victims rescued by Myanmar on Thursday, the chief minister of Rakhine state said the "Bangladeshi migrants" would be repatriated within days. But Reuters news agency found at least eight of them are Rohingya Muslims, after interviewing a group of migrants at Kyauk Taw in Rakhine state where they have been kept.


  14. Dhaka: Refugee Crisis: Boatloads of human miseryRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Asia News Network

    For full two weeks or thereabouts in April the media in the west, particularly the US, were ablaze with news of hundreds of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean while attempting to cross illegally to European shores. These were people fleeing war torn areas of Syria, and other African countries desperate to land in any country that would give them asylum.


  15. PM's Bangladesh visit- On the cards: Motor vehicles pact to make trade easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Indian Express

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's visit to Bangladesh in June, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar Saturday said they are discussing a motor vehicles agreement between India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh, as an initiative under sub-regional cooperation. The agreement, if it comes through, will allow trucks to travel between these countries and make trade easier.


  16. Man of the match: EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Telegraph

    Eden is no doubt a clear winner in numbers - its capacity almost twice that of other big-ticket stadiums in the country - but Kolkata Knight Riders, too, deserves credit for drawing fans to the ground. And like loyals fans, the city has stood by its team in good times and bad.


  17. Myanmar to deport migrants as UN chief Ban ki-Moon urges further rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | DNA India

    A group of migrants recently rescued by Myanmar will be deported to Bangladesh, officials confirmed Saturday, as the United Nations chief called on regional nations to prioritise saving the lives of those still stranded at sea. A group of migrants recently rescued by Myanmar will be deported to Bangladesh, officials confirmed Saturday, as the United Nations chief called on regional nations to prioritise saving the lives of those still stranded at sea.


  18. Net bandwidth from DhakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, May 22: India plans to lease Internet bandwidth from a neighbour for the first time when the Prime Minister travels to Bangladesh next month. The aim is to bolster online connectivity in the Northeast alongside hopes for a physical network of buses linking the region to Calcutta through Dhaka.


  19. No border for vehicles by end of 2015Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Daily Star

    In a major push towards sub-regional cooperation, four South Asian countries are set to sign an agreement on June 15, which would allow movement of vehicles through their borders just like in the 27 European Union countries. Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have finalised the deal for a seamless transit of passenger, personal and cargo vehicles between their countries by end of 2015.


  20. The endless rivers of BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | UCLA

    UCLA International Institute, May 20, 2015 - The Center for India and South Asia recently screened Tuni Chatterji's documentary, "Okul Nodi," followed by a question-and-answer session with the director. The film documents the river music of Bangladesh known as Bhatiyali , translated literally as "Endless River."