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Bangladesh arrests 22,000 in anti-drugs campaign

 

Bangladesh law enforcers have arrested 22,000 people since launching a crackdown on drug trafficking last month, the country's Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Monday.

Connectivity, trade, energy cooperation to mutually benefit Bangladesh, India: Envoy

With a UN body elevating Bangladesh from being a least developed country (LDC) to that of a developing country earlier this year, Bangladeshi High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Wednesday said that cooperation between his country and India in the areas of connectivity, trade and commerce, and energy will mutually benefit both sides.

Ex-border guards chief to head Bangladesh armed forces

Bangladesh on Monday picked former border guards chief Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the head of the country's armed forces.

Bangladesh appoints new Air Force chief

Bangladesh on Tuesday appointed Masihuzzaman Serniabat as the new Air Force chief, the Defence Ministry said. He succeeds Air Marshal Abu Esrar, reports bdnews24.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...

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