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Bangladesh: Country in South Asia
Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 163 million people, in an area of 148,460 square kilometres (57,320 sq mi), making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Bangladesh shares land borders with India to the west, north, and east, Myanmar to the southeast, and the Bay of Bengal to the south. It is narrowly separated from Nepal and Bhutan by the Siliguri Corridor, and from China by Sikkim, in the north, respectively. Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation's economic, political, and cultural hub. Chittagong, the largest seaport, is the second-largest city.

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Metro Man is not CM Candidate, BJP leader retracts statement | Oneindia News [Video]

Metro Man is not CM Candidate, BJP leader retracts statement | Oneindia News

BJP clarifies that Metroman E Sreedharan is not the party’s Kerala CM candidate. Shiv Sena to back Mamata in the West Bengal Assembly Elections. External Affairs Minister Jaishankar addresses joint..

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Our joint objective should be 'no crime no death border,' says EAM in Dhaka [Video]

Our joint objective should be 'no crime no death border,' says EAM in Dhaka

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar addressed a joint press conference with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in Dhaka on March 04. EAM informed that largest number of vaccines shipped by..

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Hundreds rally in Bangladesh over writer’s death in prison [Video]

Hundreds rally in Bangladesh over writer’s death in prison

Protesters demand annulment of the controversial Digital Security Act under which Mushtaq Ahmed was arrested last year.

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Vaccine Maitri: 'Made in India' COVID vaccines arrive in Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [Video]

Vaccine Maitri: 'Made in India' COVID vaccines arrive in Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

India provided COVID-19 vaccines to Saint Lucia on March 01. 'Made in India' vaccines was received by the Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia. India provided 25,000 doses of coronavirus..

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Islamic nations like Iran, Iraq don't have triple talaq but it existed in India: JP Nadda [Video]

Islamic nations like Iran, Iraq don't have triple talaq but it existed in India: JP Nadda

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP President JP Nadda addressed social workers in Varanasi on February 28. Highlighting path breaking reforms brought by centre government, JP Nadda..

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Discussion underway with Bangladesh for safe repatriation: MEA on Rohingya refugees [Video]

Discussion underway with Bangladesh for safe repatriation: MEA on Rohingya refugees

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava during the weekly press briefing, on Rohingya refugees said that were stranded on a boat, and the government is in discussion with Bangladesh..

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UN climate change summit: Extreme weather fueling poverty in Bangladesh [Video]

UN climate change summit: Extreme weather fueling poverty in Bangladesh

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Beating retreat ceremony at India-Bangladesh border resumes after 10 months [Video]

Beating retreat ceremony at India-Bangladesh border resumes after 10 months

Beating retreat ceremony at the India-Bangladesh (Agartala-Akhaura) border resumed after 10 months on February 18. Amid the COVID-19 scare, only the Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers and their..

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Watch: Beating retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months [Video]

Watch: Beating retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months

Beating retreat ceremony resumes at India-Bangladesh border in Tripura after 10 months. The ceremony was stopped last year in March in view of Covid-19. BSF soldiers resumed the ceremony on the Indian..

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Beating Retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months [Video]

Beating Retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months

After more than 10 months, the Border Security Force (BSF) resumed Beating Retreat or lowering of the flags ceremony at Agartala-Akhaura border on Febraury 18. It is a daily military practice in which..

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HM Amit Shah visits Aurobindo Bhavan in South 24 Paraganas [Video]

HM Amit Shah visits Aurobindo Bhavan in South 24 Paraganas

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Aurobindo Bhavan in South 24 Paraganas on February 18. Earlier today, the Home Minister held rally in the district and also interacted with refuges from Bangladesh..

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Watch: Amit Shah having lunch with migrant family in South 24 Parganas [Video]

Watch: Amit Shah having lunch with migrant family in South 24 Parganas

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Narayanpur village on February 18. Amit Shah had lunch with a migrant family from Bangladesh. Other party leaders including Mukul Roy, Kailash Vijayvargiya and..

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Sonowal govt running syndicates in Assam: Chhattisgarh CM in Guwahati [Video]

Sonowal govt running syndicates in Assam: Chhattisgarh CM in Guwahati

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the BJP government in Assam has been operating a systematic syndicate in the state. While briefing the media at Hotel Pallacio Grand in Guwahati,..

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Foreign envoys of 24 nations arrive in JandK to assess ground situation [Video]

Foreign envoys of 24 nations arrive in JandK to assess ground situation

A batch of foreign envoys arrived in Srinagar on February 17. They have come for a two-day visit to the union territory of JandK to assess the on-ground situation. This is the third such visit since..

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‘Act East Policy will make Assam more connected, employed’: Jaishankar [Video]

‘Act East Policy will make Assam more connected, employed’: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar said the Act East Policy approach to create connectivity in Assam will make the state more energetic, contributing and employed. “The Act East Policy is..

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Foreign envoys begin 2-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess situation

The envoys which has representation from four Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) - Malaysia, Bangladesh, Senegal and Tajikistan - were taken to Magam in central Kashmir amid heightened security..
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Bangladesh moves fourth group of Rohingya refugees to remote, flood-prone island

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Indian army chief express concerns over China's BRI, lauds ties with Nepal, Bangladesh

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Bangladesh contingent, Rafale & Ladakh tableau debut

A 122-member Bangladesh contingent, two IAF women pilots, newly acquired multi-role fighter aircraft Rafales, troops deployed in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and a tableau of newly constituted UT of..
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In a first, Bangladesh tri-service contingent takes part in India's Republic Day parade

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In a 1st, Bangladesh troops to march on Rajpath on R-Day, thank India for 1971 help


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India sends 30 lakh dosages of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield to Nepal, Bangladesh

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India announces supply of coronavirus vaccines to six countries under grant assistance

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India-Bangladesh agree to enhance fight against global terrorist groups


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Bangladesh claims no illegal immigration into India, raises concern over smuggling


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