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Bangladesh to cooperate with Mauritania in agricultural sector

Blitz 27 Mar 2023
Mauritania, one of the largest west African countries, has welcomed the ‘contract farming’ proposal of Bangladesh to open the arable land of that country for Bangladeshi entrepreneurs and businessmen ... At the invitation of the Mauritanian Investment Board, Bangladesh ...

Photography competition raises awareness of climate denial – with alarming images

Metro UK 27 Mar 2023
A saddening series of photos ... The first place prize was awarded to Italian photographer, Paola Patrizi, for his photo, ‘Vanishing Island of Dhal Char Bangladesh.’. The island in the south of Bangladesh is facing the consequences of rising sea levels, and is considered to be one of the most threatened pieces of land in the world ... Winner Paolo said ... ....

Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar need more help in Bangladesh

Deseret News 27 Mar 2023
My first visit to a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, was in January 2018, less than six months after a mass exodus from genocidal attempts on Rohingya lives in Myanmar ... Two months before I met them, they had made their way to the “no man’s land” between Myanmar and Bangladesh ... They are not allowed to work in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh MP bats for ‘border hospitals’ on lines of ‘border haats’

The Telegraph India 26 Mar 2023
Taking a cue from the ‘border haats’ on ‘No Man’s Land’ between the India-Bangladesh boundary, an MP and noted doctor of the neighbouring country has floated the idea of setting up ‘border hospitals’ to render quality healthcare services to people living along the stretch.

China forcing Bangladesh into unviable project of managing river Teesta

Beijing News 23 Mar 2023
Dhaka is naturally reluctant to implement it and has so far resisted Chinese pressures to accept the project, Bangladesh Live News Reported ... Most of the 110,000 hectares of irrigation land in the Teesta river basin in Bangladesh cannot be cultivated in this period ... One of his concerns is who will get the benefit of the reclaimed land.

Japan-India discuss multiple projects

Live Mint 20 Mar 2023
The project, which was initially scheduled to be completed by 2023, ran into a series of delays related to land acquisition ... Mint had earlier reported on Japan’s ambitious plans to capture economic investment moving out of more pricey Southeast Asian markets towards India’s Northeast and Bangladesh.

First India-Bangladesh friendship pipeline to be inaugurated today

Live Mint 18 Mar 2023
It will supply high-speed diesel initially to seven districts in northern Bangladesh, as per PTI ... India’s well-connected rail system was used to supply essential commodities to Bangladesh when trade via the land route was disrupted during Covid. (With inputs from agencies) .

India, Bangladesh inaugurate cross-border energy pipeline

Hindustan Times 18 Mar 2023
India and Bangladesh on Saturday inaugurated a cross-border pipeline that will have the capacity to supply one million metric tonnes of diesel a year from Assam’s Numaligarh refinery to the northern parts of the neighbouring country. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (left) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) (File Photo).

Bangladesh raises eyebrows over India’s move to divert joint river waters

Anadolu Agency 17 Mar 2023
Bangladesh has raised eyebrows over neighboring India’s move to divert transboundary Teesta River waters for agricultural purposes​​​​​​​, calling it “alarming” as further withdrawal of the joint waters would be disastrous for the country's downstream agriculture lands.

We believe in preserving peace, stability in South-East Asian sub-continent: Bangladesh MP

Indian Express 17 Mar 2023
The 1971 Indo-Pak war and liberation of sovereign Bangladesh meant a lot for India and South East Asia at large ... Tripura has several land custom stations with Bangladesh, two Integrated Check Posts (ICP) and three operational Border Haats with Bangladesh while several other works are in the pipeline for several others.

On a half world tour, Aussie trio in a four-seater lands in Mumbai

Hindustan Times 16 Mar 2023
On a half world tour, Aussie trio in a four-seater lands in Mumbai. A stoppage in Mumbai was in their tour plan and they landed here on March 12 and took off on Thursday morning for the UAE ... They took off from Australia and have halted in East Timor, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh before landing in India on March 12.

Bengal’s Teesta hydel plan ache for Dhaka

The Telegraph India 12 Mar 2023
The TLDP I and II have generated much interest as the Bara Rangeet, on which they will come up, joins the Teesta which flows into Bangladesh ... Water is an emotive issue in Bangladesh ... Low volumes of Teesta water and the consequently reduced flow of fertile silt have created large tracts of dry land, unsuitable for cultivation, in northern Bangladesh.

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