Hasina returns home after attending UNGA

Hasina returns home after attending UNGA

A VVIP Biman Bangladesh chartered flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage arrived in Dhaka after 11 pm on Friday, according to her Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim. Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh’s permanent representative to the UN, and M Shahidul Islam, the Bangladesh ambassador to the US, saw her off at Washington Dulles International Airport on […]

PM calls for more incentives for LDC graduation

PM calls for more incentives for LDC graduation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the General Debate at the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, USA on Friday; September 24, 2021 Screengrab She made the demand while addressing the General Debate of the 76th UNGA in New York on Friday Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the development partners […]

Bangladeshi Garo Christians protest destruction of plantations – UCA News

Bangladeshi Garo Christians protest destruction of plantations

Hundreds of mostly Christian indigenous villagers from the Garo and other communities joined a protest rally to denounce what they said was the attempted eviction of five families from their homes and agricultural land by the Forest Department in north-central Bangladesh. About 300 people joined the demonstration in Sherpur district town on Aug. 23 organized by Bangladesh […]

Bangladeshi Citizens Are Being Strangulated by the Digital Security Act

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives to address the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo

The smart young woman on the other side of the peephole called me ‘Shahidul Uncle’. Ours is somewhat of an open house, with my partner Rahnuma’s students, my students, and our activist friends, arriving and leaving at all hours. As burly men rushed in when I opened the door, I realised what was going on. […]

Shamsul Alam, former member of Planning Commission, is sworn in as state minister

Shamsul Alam, former member of Planning Commission, is sworn in as state minister

President Md Abdul Hamid swore in Alam, who is poised to serve the Sheikh Hasina’s administration as state minister for planning, at the Bangabhaban on Sunday evening. A few ministers attended the oath-taking ceremony held low-key due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hasina did not join it. The ministers at the event included Liberation War Affairs […]

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar sends 400 pineapples to Bangladesh as token of courtesy

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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has sent 400 pineapples to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a return gift. Earlier last week, Bangladesh Prime Minister had sent 300 kgs of Haribhanga mangoes to the Tripura CM.  Token of courtesy by Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb Tripura State Government on Friday after receiving the 300 […]

Fruit Diplomacy Between India, Bangladesh

Fruit Diplomacy Between India, Bangladesh

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has sent 400 pieces of the state’s pineapple to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday. “As a token of respect and courtesy the Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb is sending 400 pieces of Kew pineapples to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh,” said Dr Phani Bhusan Jamatia, Director […]

After Hasina sends mangoes, Tripura CM to send queen pineapple to Bangladesh PM

After Hasina sends mangoes, Tripura CM to send queen pineapple to Bangladesh PM

Three days after Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent a goodwill gift of 300 kg ‘Haaribhanga’ mangoes, a special variety of the fruit grown there, to Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, the state government Friday said it would send its state fruit ‘queen pineapple’ to the country as a return gift. Over 650 kg […]

Mango diplomacy: Bangladesh PM sends 2,600 kg mangoes for PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee

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Mango diplomacy has always been a tradition in the South-Asian region. (File photo: AP) A consignment of 2,600 kg mangoes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, and other leaders has reached India as a mark of goodwill from Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, reports said. The mangoes are of the Haribhanga […]