Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said that the country is working towards marking March 25 as the International Genocide Day. The day will reportedly be recognised to remember the horrors of the 1971 genocide by the Pakistani military. He further stated that the 1971 incident is one of the most “heinous crimes in human history”, and that there’s no other such barbaric act committed by anyone.
India and Bangladesh signed an MoU to deepen the inter-governmental railway co-operation between both the nations. Earlier on June 1, Minister of Railways of India and Bangladesh Railway Minister held a meeting to achieve a similar motive. India has also agreed to train Bangladesh Railway employees. This is has been made possible with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina’s recent visit to India.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, while addressing Hyderabad house, expressed her willingness towards resolving the Teesta water-sharing issue soon. She then stated that India is Bangladesh’s most important and closest neighbour. The Teesta water-sharing issue can be traced back to 2011, when both the nations signed an agreement to share surface waters at the Farakka Barrage near their mutual border.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to arrive at India for a four-day visit, on September 5. The leaders are expected to conduct talks related to upgrading defence cooperation, regional connectivity initiatives and establishing stability in South Asia. She is expected to meet President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar. She will also hold bilateral talks with PM Modi.
Former Indian Test Captain Virat Kohli is said to be struggling to score 100-runs, in international matches. On August 19, Kohli completes 1,000 days without scoring any single century, after his last century against Bangladesh on November 23, 2019. Since that match, Kohli played 18 Test matches, scored 872 runs across 32 innings, and crossed the fifty-run mark six times with a best of 79 runs.
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In Delhi's Palam area, two Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested by the police on August 14. According to the police, the duo used to act as agents for Bangladeshi nationals who come for treatment. The police recovered 11 passports of different Bangladeshi citizens and 10 fake stamps of various ministries from their possession. A probe in on, and further details on the matter are awaited.
A ten-man India U20 team beat the Maldives on August 2 in their last league match at the Kalinga Stadium, securing a spot in the final of the SAFF U20 Championship. In the final, India U20 will play Bangladesh U20 on August 5. Earlier, Maldives' only attempt at an Indian goal came in the opening minute, but Indian goalkeeper Som Kumar dove to his right to deflect a Zain Zafar free-kick.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Bangladesh has strongly condemned the attack on Hindus during Durga Puja festival in Dhaka. The commission also demanded for a probe into the matter, and said that communal violence in a "secular country" is not acceptable. Meanwhile, on July 16, houses of Hindus were set ablaze in Sahapora area of Lohagara, Narail.
Assam police seized contraband drugs worth Rs 5-8 crore and arrested four members from an international drug network, on June 30. Upon receiving secret information, the police carried out an operation in Gorchuk area, where a dumper truck was intercepted. The police then recovered over one lakh Yaba tablets from the dumper truck, which was supposed to be delivered to Bangladesh. Further investigation underway.
Bangladeshi Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan stated that a dope test will be required for university admission. On the occasion of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the minister stated during a news conference on June 26 that a law for the dope test is being drafted. "Medical tests, including a dope test, will be done at… read-more
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