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  1. U U O Uoe O O Uoe O U URead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of a third destination in Bangladesh. The airline will commence direct flights between Dubai and Sylhet on 01 April 2015.

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  2. Eight people chosen for Independence Award in BangladeshRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Late finance minister Shah A.M.S. Kibria, matinee idol of yesteryears Abdur Razzak and professor emeritus Anisuzzaman were among eight people nominated for Bangladesh's highest civilian honour, the Independence Award. The Cabinet Division on Wednesday released the list of nominees chosen for their contributions to the nation and during the 1971 Liberation War, bdnews24.com reported.

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  3. Drones used for first time in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Star

    For the first time in the country, agriculturalists have started using drones to monitor farmlands in the southern districts of Barisal and Patuakhali. The radio-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs equipped with a set of cameras, take high resolution photos of the soil and crops, said Dr Ziauddin Ahmed, geographic information systems and remote sensing scientist of International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre .

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  4. Eastern Railway to run Kolkata-Barauni Janasadharan Holi Special trainRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    To clear the extra rush of passengers during Holi festival, Eastern Railway will run one pair of Kolkata-Barauni Janasadharan Holi Special, leaving Kolkata on Wednesday and Barauni on Thursday. The Up train will leave Kolkata at 8.15 PM and reach Barauni at 6.50 AM on the next day.

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  5. Foreign Secy in Pak today, will work on map to set stage for Modi visit next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    A roadmap for the next 15-18 months leading to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Pakistan for the SAARC summit in the second half of 2016 is expected to be on top of the agenda when Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry meet in Islamabad on Tuesday. While the Indian government has maintained that Jaishankar is on a "SAARC yatra", and not a Pakistan yatra, it is learnt that the two Foreign Secretaries are expected to discuss the "future roadmap" for the dialogue process.

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  6. Jaishankar meets Hasina, hands over letter from ModiRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Newkerala.com

    Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Monday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and handed over a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his willingness to visit Bangladesh and inviting her to visit India. Jaishankar handed over the letter to Hasina at her Sangsad Bhaban office in the evening when he paid a courtesy call on her.

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  7. India, Bangladesh discuss SAARC, bilateral issues in DhakaRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Newkerala.com

    Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Monday he was delighted with the discussions between India and Bangladesh on SAARC and other bilateral issues. "I am delighted to be here.

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  8. Eagerly waiting to visit Bangladesh soon: PM Modi writes to Sheikh HasinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | DNA India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his eagerness to visit Bangladesh soon in a letter which was today handed over to his counterpart Sheikh Hasina by visiting Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, officials said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his eagerness to visit Bangladesh soon in a letter which was today handed over to his counterpart Sheikh Hasina by visiting Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, officials said.

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  9. Indian foreign secy meets Mahmood AliRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Daily Star

    Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar met with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali this afternoon. "We want more cooperation.

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  10. Indian foreign secy meets Bangladesh counterpartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Daily Star

    Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar met with his Bangladeshi counterpart Md Shahidul Haque this afternoon and discussed about the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation , Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation and other bilateral issues. "We discussed Saarc, Bimstec and similar bilateral issues.

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  11. Jaishankar in Bangladesh on SAARC yatraRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Nerve News

    Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Monday on the second leg of his four-nation SAARC yatra. Jaishankar, who was in Bhutan on Sunday, was received at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here by his Bangladeshi counterpart Shahidul Haque.

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  12. Indian foreign secy in DhakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Daily Star

    Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar arrived in Dhaka this morning to convey New Delhi's intention of early resolution of the pending water and land issues and explore new areas of talks focusing on connectivity, energy cooperation, and trade. On his arrival at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 11:35am, he was received by Bangladeshi Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque and Indian High Commissioner Pankaj Sharan.

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  13. Royal moments: British Queen's visit to China in 1986, ( Ahad Nil CNN Ireporter from SylhetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | CNN

    Top leader Deng Xiaoping, left, meets with visiting Queen Elizabeth II in Beijing during the queen's trip to China in October 1986. PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY...( AHAD NIL CNN IREPORTER FROM SYLHET BANGLADESH, Select one of the options below.

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  14. Indian foreign secretary due todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Daily Star

    Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar flies to Dhaka this morning to convey New Delhi's intention of early resolution of pending water and land issues and explore new areas of talks focusing on connectivity, energy cooperation, and trade. Diplomatic sources said India's top diplomat is coming as part of his "yatra" of four SAARC countries from yesterday, with Bhutan as the first stop.

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  15. Budget bait for Metro projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Telegraph

    The numbers in the rail budget carry a Maguirean message for pending Metro projects in Calcutta: "Show me the work and take the money!" Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has allocated Rs 240 crore for the New Garia-Airport project, which has made some progress despite land-related hurdles. The allocation for the Joka-BBD Bag corridor is Rs 70 crore, less than half the amount sanctioned last year.

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  16. Hoolock -- our acrobats atop forest canopiesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Star

    We have a unique animal in Dhaka Zoo. If you are passing by it anytime during the day or residing within two kilometres of it, you are not going to miss out on the unusual ear-deafening duetting sound coming from the zoo.

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  17. Studies go on but in fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Star

    Things may not seem that bad in the capital, but elsewhere the almost two-month-long blockade coupled with frequent hartals has hit every aspect of people's lives very hard. With inter-district communications snapped, businesses have come to a near-halt, education is in tatters, farmers are counting heavy losses and people venture out of their homes in constant panic.

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  18. Indian foreign secy to visit Bangladesh Mar 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Star

    India's Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar will visit Bangladesh on March 2, as part of his Saarc touraimed at restarting New Delhi's neighbourhood outreach diplomacy. The travel plans were announced by Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman of Indian external affairs ministry, who said the foreign secretary would make the trip to Bangladesh, which will be his second destination.

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  19. Pre-budget cut hits overseas pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Feb. 22: The Narendra Modi government has quietly slashed the foreign office's funding for the current fiscal by 15 per cent, forcing the already resource-strapped external affairs ministry to pull back from key diplomatic commitments. The rare pre-budget cuts for one of the administration's busiest arms will bring down the foreign office budget for the financial year ending on March 31 from Rs 14,730 crore to Rs 12,499 crore.

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  20. Govt wants WB to focus on infrastructure in next country programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh will seek more support from the World Bank to fix its weak infrastructure during talks with a top official from the multinational lender this week. The vice president of the World Bank for its South Asia region, Annette Dixon, arrived in the capital yesterday on a five-day visit.

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