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Bangladesh wins its maiden Under-19 World Cup title

The Cricket team of Bangladesh has clinched its maiden Under-19 World Cup title, in this year’s ICC World cup cricket tournament, held at Potchefstroom, South Africa. They beat the Indian team led by Priyam Garg in the Super League final match, by 3 wickets. The team was announced to have won, by D/L method. This ..

Bhutan introduces “sustainable development fee” for regional tourists

Bhutan recently introduced a “sustainable development fee” for regional tourists, as there is a sharp rise in Indian visitors to the country. The lower house of Bhutan Parliament passed the legislation in this regard. The regional tourists, who were previously exempted from the fee were the tourists from India, Bangladesh, and the Maldives. Now for ..

SAMPRITI’ exercise to be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya

‘SAMPRITI’ is a joint military training exercise between India and Bangladesh. The ninth edition of the exercise – SAMPRITI-IX is set to be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from February 3 to 16, 2020. The exercise, which is a part of the Indo-Bangladesh defence cooperation, is annually hosted by both countries alternately. Last year, the exercise ..

Names of 141 Padma Awardees for 2020 announced

Sixteen eminent personalities were announced as the recipient of the third-highest civilian award of India ‘Padma Bhushan’ award this year, for their distinguished service of a high order. Out of the 141 total Padma awardees selected this year, there were seven Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri Awardees. Famous personalities who were ..

13th Edition of International Children’s Film Festival begins in Dhaka

The 13th edition of the International Children’s Film festival was inaugurated in the capital city of Bangladesh, Dhaka on Friday, 24th January 2020. It is the biggest film festival in the Southeast Asian country and the only international festival which is celebrated exclusively for children and young adults since 2008. Under-five different sections the films ..

India inks agreement with Bangladesh for upgradation of Road into Highway

With the aim to strengthen connectivity between the North-Eastern region of India and Bangladesh, An agreement was signed by India with Bangladesh on Saturday, 25th January 2020 to upgrade 50.58 km road between Ashuganj river port and Akhaura in Bangladesh into 4-lane highway. This is the part of $2 billion Line of Credit extended by ..

India & China Jointly ranked 80th in the Corruption Perception Index

India has been ranked at the 80th rank among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), which is prepared by the non-profit organization Transparency International. India was ranked at the 78th place in the previous year’s ranking. The Corruption Perception Index was recently released during the Annual Meeting of the World Economic ..

Sri Lanka topped WBTi ranking, India at 78th Place

Sri Lanka has been ranked first among 97 countries on breastfeeding rate as per the new survey conducted by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi). The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) was launched in the year 2004 by the experts at the Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India, based in Delhi. 120 countries across the world ..