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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby svinayak » 19 Nov 2016 12:04



India has to get hands on with these Chinese boats.
India has to get joint excercise with BD navy and use these boats. India needs close signature of these boats and also keep track of Chinese boats in BoB and IOR

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Bart S » 19 Nov 2016 14:03

^ These are ancient submarines that the Chinese don't use anymore.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby g.sarkar » 21 Nov 2016 23:30

http://www.sify.com/news/no-hindus-will ... jggah.html
No Hindus will be left in Bangladesh after 30 years: Researcher Source :
Bangladesh: Eminent Bangladeshi economist and researcher Dr Abul Barkat has estimated that there will be no Hindus left in the country after three decades. "The rate of exodus over the past 49 years points to that direction," the Dhaka University teacher said in his book "Political economy of reforming agriculture-land-water bodies in Bangladesh" published yesterday. He said that from 1964 to 2013, around 11.3 million Hindus left Bangladesh due to religious persecution and discrimination, which means on an average 632 Hindus left the country each day and 230,612 annually, reports the Dhaka Tribune. From his 30-year-long research, Barkat found that the exodus mostly took place during military governments after independence. Before the Liberation War, the daily rate of migration was 705 while it was 512 during 1971-1981 and 438 during 1981-1991. The number increased to 767 persons each day during 1991-2001 while around 774 persons left the country during 2001-2012, the book says. Another Professor Ajoy Roy said the government grabbed the properties of the Hindus during the Pakistan regime describing them as enemy property and the same properties were taken by the government after independence as vested property. According to the book, these two measures made 60 percent of the Hindus landless.

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Postby g.sarkar » 05 Dec 2016 12:59

http://www.firstpost.com/world/banglade ... 39576.html
Bangladesh: Hindu temple vandalised, 7 idols smashed in fresh attacks on minority institutions
Dhaka: A Hindu temple was vandalised and seven idols of goddess Kali were on Sunday destroyed by some miscreants in two separate incidents in Bangladesh, weeks after over 10 temples of the minority community were attacked in the Muslim-majority nation.
The first incident came to light after people of Mymensinghorohi village in Netrokona district found the doors of a temple open this morning.
Upon entering its premises, they noticed the temple was vandalised. Four broken idols of goddess Kali were also found lying close to the temple, a senior police officer told PTI.
Immediately, police launched an investigation. "We have collected evidence of the vandalism and started a probe. It was learnt that the temple's doors were not locked. We are looking for those behind this heinous act," Netrokona sadar police Officer-in-Charge Shahnur-e-Alam said.
Netrokona Additional District Magistrate Abdul Matin said those responsible will be punished. "We are treating the case with priority. A group with vested interests may have carried out the crime to disrupt communal harmony," Netrokona Superintendent of Police Joydeb Chowdhury.
.......

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby sanjayc » 05 Dec 2016 14:35

g.sarkar wrote:
http://www.sify.com/news/no-hindus-will ... jggah.html
No Hindus will be left in Bangladesh after 30 years: Researcher Source :
Bangladesh: Eminent Bangladeshi economist and researcher Dr Abul Barkat has estimated that there will be no Hindus left in the country after three decades. "The rate of exodus over the past 49 years points to that direction," the Dhaka University teacher said in his book "Political economy of reforming agriculture-land-water bodies in Bangladesh" published yesterday. He said that from 1964 to 2013, around 11.3 million Hindus left Bangladesh due to religious persecution and discrimination, which means on an average 632 Hindus left the country each day and 230,612 annually, reports the Dhaka Tribune. From his 30-year-long research, Barkat found that the exodus mostly took place during military governments after independence. Before the Liberation War, the daily rate of migration was 705 while it was 512 during 1971-1981 and 438 during 1981-1991. The number increased to 767 persons each day during 1991-2001 while around 774 persons left the country during 2001-2012, the book says. Another Professor Ajoy Roy said the government grabbed the properties of the Hindus during the Pakistan regime describing them as enemy property and the same properties were taken by the government after independence as vested property. According to the book, these two measures made 60 percent of the Hindus landless.

Gautam


I wish someone could show this to Gandhi and Nehru, the two goof-balls who did not allow transfer of population because both were woolly-headed philosophers. So much misery wrecked on Hindus because of these two pretenders to the throne.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby A_Gupta » 02 Jan 2017 10:27

Bangladesh ruling party lawmaker shot dead
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/worl ... 284089.cms

A lawmaker from Bangla desh's ruling party has been shot dead by masked men in northern Bangladesh, police said Sunday.

Manzurul Islam Liton, a national legislator from PM Sheikh Hasina's Awami League party, was shot at his home in Gaibandha district on Saturday evening, said local police chief Atiar Rahman.

Family members told police that four masked men arrived on motorcycles, entered the house and shot Liton at close range before running away , Rahman said.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Falijee » 06 Jan 2017 18:35

Dhaka cafe attack mastermind killed in police shootout

The mastermind behind the heinous attack on a cafe in Bangladesh capital Dhaka last July was killed in a shootout during a pre-dawn raid, police said Friday. 22 people, including an Indian, were killed in the attack on the intervening night of July 1-2 last year. Although the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, Bangladesh Home Minister said the attack was the handiwork of the Jamaat ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh.
Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen’s wanted leader Nurul Islam alias Marjan and another unidentified extremist were killed by Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit in Mohammadpur Beribadh area of Dhaka, PTI reported. Police told the news agency that Marjan coordinated the July 1 attack. Dhaka Tribune had reported that Marjan was the youngest commander of neo-JMB, a new faction of the group attached with ISIS.
The attack was termed the worst terrorist act in Bangladesh’s history.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Paul » 09 Jan 2017 13:45


Leading News from Sri Lanka::
* Sri Lanka, Bangladesh consider a free trade agreement
Mon, Jan 9, 2017, 01:37 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.


Jan 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have discussed signing a free trade agreement between the two countries when the new Bangladesh High Commissioner Riaz Hamidullah called on Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the Finance Ministry on Friday.

The discussion was centered on the benefits to be tapped by both countries from a regional trade agreement.

Bilateral trade between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was only $76 million in 2015-16, of which Bangladesh's import was $45.55 million and Sri Lanka's $30.45 million. Sri Lanka's exports to Bangladesh have seen a steady increase in the past five years.

During the discussion it was noted that the implementation of the proposed trade agreement would be easier due to the close geographical locations of the two countries in the Asian region. Accelerating naval links between Chittagong of Bangladesh and Colombo would also help implement this agreement successfully, the state newspaper Daily News reported.

Strategies to minimize the impact on the economies of the two countries due to looming economic depressions were also discussed during the meeting.

Meanwhile the Bangladesh High Commissioner has said that Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, as leading apparel manufacturers could be able to work together to further expand their exports to new foreign markets.


http://www.colombopage.com/archive_17A/ ... 9228CH.php

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby A_Gupta » 18 Feb 2017 02:25

IMO, this is of economic significance:
http://en.prothom-alo.com/economy/news/ ... arrives-at


Maiden container ship from Kolkata arrives at Pangaon
Dhaka | Update: 22:52, Feb 17, 2017

A container ship "Sonar Tori Nou Kallyan" from Kolkata port arrived on Friday at the Pangaon Inland Container Terminal in Keraniganj.

"Container services have been formally introduced between Bangladesh and India through arrival of the container ship Sonar Tori Nou Kallyan at the Pangaon terminal," shipping minister Shajahan Khan told a function at the Pangaon terminal, an official release said today.

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid, secretary of shipping ministry Ashoke Madhab Roy, Indian high commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla and president of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry Abdul Matlub, among others, were present on the occasion.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Falijee » 10 Mar 2017 02:40

Terrorist who played key role in Dhaka's Gulshan Cafe attack last year caught from Kolkata

One of the main suspects in Dhaka's Gulshan cafe terror attacks last year has been arrested from Kolkata.Idris Ali, one of the main links in the terror attack in Dhaka, was arrested from Burrabazar area of the city by Kolkata Police's special task force which acted on a tip-off from Delhi's special cell.
Ali, who was operating with a fake identity in Kolkata, had sneaked into the Indian territory with the advantage of his language and cultural similarities in this region and Bangladesh.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby bharotshontan » 14 Mar 2017 22:26

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/ ... h-4569029/

A Sufi spiritual leader and his daughter were brutally murdered by unidentified attackers in Bangladesh, amid a series of systematic assaults targeting minorities, Sufis and bloggers in the Muslim-majority nation. Farhad Hossain Chowdhury, 55, and his adopted daughter Rupali Begum were found murdered last night in a Khanqah — a building designed specifically for gatherings of a Sufi brotherhood — close to the man’s home in Dinajpur’s Bochaganj upazila, about 350 kilometres north of Dhaka, police said.


Literally few km's from West Bengal's Uttar and Dakshin Dinajpur districts. I wish Indian newspapers would report these Bangladesh matters in terms of proximity to Indian territory instead of distance from Dhaka.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Prem » 15 Mar 2017 06:02

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/bang ... 03942.html
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to visit India from April 7-10

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's official visit to India will take place from April 7 to 10.
Bangladesh and India have issued a joint statement announcing Hasina's visit.
"Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will be visiting India on a State visit from 07-10 April 2017 on an invitation extended by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi," the statement read.The two leaders will hold official talks in New Delhi on April 8, it said."The upcoming visit is expected to further expand the cordial and cooperative relationship between India and Bangladesh and build on the strong ties of friendship and trust between the two leaders," the statement added.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby vasu raya » 03 Apr 2017 06:22

http://www.thedailystar.net/perspective/do-we-really-need-defence-deal-india-1384450

They like the neocon China so much, and we have Shashi Tharoor taking pains to explain British colonial past that impacted the whole of SAARC

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby arun » 04 Apr 2017 14:49

X Posted from the Islamism thread.

……………..First paragraph snipped……………


Appears that for Bangladeshi descent Mohammaddens who had illegally migrated into Myanmar, India presents a better habitat than Myanmar. Bangladesh origin Mohammadden illegal migrants into Myanmar who have illicitly infiltrated into India from Myanmar are now attempting to make permanent their illegal residence in India by fradulently obtaining Aadhar Cards.

Looking forward to our Government ensuring that the demographic composition of Jammu is not changed by influx of Bangladesh origin Mohammadden illegal migrants from Myanmar that would result in Hindu’s and Sikh’s being ethnically cleansed from Jammu just as has been the unfortunate case of Kashmiri Hindu Pandit’s in the Kashmir Valley:

Rohingya Muslims in Jammu possessing Aadhaar cards sets off alarm bells

Meanwhile New Indian Express report, also datelined today, on worries of involvement of Bangladesh origin Mohammadden illegal migrants from Myanmar in acts of Mohammadden Terrorism in India:

As Lashkar woos Rohingyas, govt seeks to deport them from J&K

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby A_Gupta » 05 Apr 2017 17:23

http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/ ... al-bhutan/
The Bangladesh government is set to reopen the disused and defunct transborder rail routes to India, Nepal and Bhutan in a major boost to cross-border trade and tourism.

The restoration of two of the planned routes has already been completed in time for their inauguration during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day official visit to India, which begins on Friday.

The routes connecting Bangladesh with Nepal and Bhutan are also part of the proposed Trans-Asian Railway network.

“We believe that if the old rail connectivity can be restored and reopened, including the sealed rail links, we will gain a lot more in trade, business and tourism,” Railway Minister Mujibul Huq told the Dhaka Tribune.

The rail links that will be restored pass through the crossing points on the Bangladesh-India border: Chilahati to Haldibari, Biral to Radhikapur, Benapole to Petrapole, Rohanpur to Singhabad, Shahbazpur to Mahisasan, and Burimari to Changrabandha.

Of them, the Benapole-Petrapole and Biral-Radhikapur corridors will be inaugurated during the prime minister’s India visit.

Bangladesh already operates one transborder train service with India, linking Dhaka to Kolkata in West Bengal. The “Maitree Express” was relaunched in 2008 after a 43-year hiatus and now runs three times a week in each direction through the Darsana-Gede interchange point.

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Postby Vasu » 06 Apr 2017 18:24

India plans high speed diesel pipeline to Bangladesh

India plans to build a pipeline to carry high-speed diesel (HSD) to Bangladesh, similar to a project it announced last week to supply fuel to Nepal.

The cross-border pipeline will run from Siliguri in West Bengal to Parbatipur in northern Bangladesh.

Until the project is completed, HSD will be transported from Assam’s Numaligarh Refinery to Bangladesh via rail and one such consignment will be flagged off by the two prime ministers.

In fact, supplies to Bangladesh has already begun from Numaligarh Refinery. Recently, it dispatched the first consignment of HSD to Bangladesh - a railway rake containing 2,281 metric tonnes of the fuel chugged off from the refiner’s marketing terminal at Siliguri to the Parbitipur depot of Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC). Each such consignment will travel some 516 kms - 253 km in India and 263 km in Bangladesh - on an existing rail line.

Numaligarh Refinery and BPC have signed a sale-purchase agreement which includes a joint initiative for the construction of a 131-km pipeline, with a capacity to carry 1 million metric tonnes a year of fuel products, to Parbatipur from Siliguri.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby g.sarkar » 07 Apr 2017 11:24

https://www.telegraphindia.com/1170407/ ... Ocmx7QrKM-
Aborted colour revolution
- Untold story of how Pranab nipped in the bud a Hillary-favoured plan to unseat Hasina

New Delhi, April 6: The curtain will come down on Sunday on what is, in all likelihood, the last instance of personal chemistry determining the course of diplomacy in a 45-year-old association when President Pranab Mukherjee, breaking with protocol, hosts a dinner at Rashtrapati Bhavan for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh.
That dinner will bring to a close Mukherjee's honorary role of abhibhabak - guardian - to Bangladesh, a role entrusted to him by Indira Gandhi on June 15, 1971.
On that day, she had asked Mukherjee to initiate a discussion in the Rajya Sabha calling for New Delhi's formal recognition of Bangladesh's government-in-exile in Mujibnagar as the "sovereign democratic government of Bangladesh"
....
As the political temperature rose in Bangladesh on the Yunus issue, Mukherjee, who was then finance minister in the UPA government, one day got a phone call from Clinton who, as Barack Obama's secretary of state, was taking a degree of interest in South Asia that was unprecedented by the standards of most of her predecessors.
According to multiple sources from both the Indian and American sides, Clinton made an impassioned plea that India should support Yunus in his bid to frustrate Hasina and her efforts to prise Grameen Bank away from its founder.
Clinton may have been encouraged to make such a diplomatically risky phone call to Mukherjee because the two leaders had built a good rapport over many years of engagement in various capacities, including the period of negotiations on the Indo-US nuclear deal. Mukherjee was then external affairs minister and Clinton was the Senator from New York and a founding member of the Senate India Caucus.
One source said Clinton had gone so far as to suggest that Hasina would be an unreliable partner for India in the long run, and that New Delhi should distance itself from the Prime Minister and throw its weight behind Yunus as the potential head of a national or technocrat government.
....

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby chola » 08 Apr 2017 16:09

The BeeDees at PDF are creaming over reports of 50 J-10B's being purchased from the lizard. Highly unlikely but would be a far more serious threat than two obsolete subs if it pans out.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Guddu » 09 Apr 2017 04:18

Against whom will the 50 J-10's be used ?....does anyone think they are for use against India ?

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby chetak » 09 Apr 2017 12:46

Guddu wrote:Against whom will the 50 J-10's be used ?....does anyone think they are for use against India ?


flown by beedi pilots??

It will be like shooting fish in a barrel, seriously.

We may even have to supply Indian fuel for the lot.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby chetak » 09 Apr 2017 12:58

g.sarkar wrote:
https://www.telegraphindia.com/1170407/ ... Ocmx7QrKM-
Aborted colour revolution
- Untold story of how Pranab nipped in the bud a Hillary-favoured plan to unseat Hasina

New Delhi, April 6: The curtain will come down on Sunday on what is, in all likelihood, the last instance of personal chemistry determining the course of diplomacy in a 45-year-old association when President Pranab Mukherjee, breaking with protocol, hosts a dinner at Rashtrapati Bhavan for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh.
That dinner will bring to a close Mukherjee's honorary role of abhibhabak - guardian - to Bangladesh, a role entrusted to him by Indira Gandhi on June 15, 1971.
On that day, she had asked Mukherjee to initiate a discussion in the Rajya Sabha calling for New Delhi's formal recognition of Bangladesh's government-in-exile in Mujibnagar as the "sovereign democratic government of Bangladesh"
....
As the political temperature rose in Bangladesh on the Yunus issue, Mukherjee, who was then finance minister in the UPA government, one day got a phone call from Clinton who, as Barack Obama's secretary of state, was taking a degree of interest in South Asia that was unprecedented by the standards of most of her predecessors.
According to multiple sources from both the Indian and American sides, Clinton made an impassioned plea that India should support Yunus in his bid to frustrate Hasina and her efforts to prise Grameen Bank away from its founder.
Clinton may have been encouraged to make such a diplomatically risky phone call to Mukherjee because the two leaders had built a good rapport over many years of engagement in various capacities, including the period of negotiations on the Indo-US nuclear deal. Mukherjee was then external affairs minister and Clinton was the Senator from New York and a founding member of the Senate India Caucus.
One source said Clinton had gone so far as to suggest that Hasina would be an unreliable partner for India in the long run, and that New Delhi should distance itself from the Prime Minister and throw its weight behind Yunus as the potential head of a national or technocrat government.
....

Gautam


does not speak too well of pranab, if the amrekis were using him and the congis to take down the beedis.

Also, did pranab become too big for his boots and the mafia queen found it threatening to her reign as well as her family interests??

To what level are we actually compromised and can be forced willy nilly into taking part in the shenanigans of a country like the US??

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Postby Cosmo_R » 27 Apr 2017 22:53

"Hillary Clinton’s Department of State aides allegedly threatened a South Asian prime minister’s son with an IRS audit in an attempt to stop a Bangladesh government investigation of a close friend and donor of Clinton’s, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group learned.

A Bangladesh government commission was investigating multiple charges of financial mismanagement at Grameen Bank, beginning in May 2012. Muhammad Yunus, a major Clinton Foundation donor, served as managing director of the bank.

"Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and permanent U.S. resident, recalled the account of the threatened IRS audit to TheDCNF. The allegations mark the first known instance in the U.S. that Clinton’s Department of State used IRS power to intimidate a close relative of a friendly nation’s head of state on behalf of a Clinton Foundation donor."

http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/25/exclu ... irs-audit/

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Postby yensoy » 27 Apr 2017 23:13

Cosmo_R wrote:"Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and permanent U.S. resident, recalled the account of the threatened IRS audit to TheDCNF. The allegations mark the first known instance in the U.S. that Clinton’s Department of State used IRS power to intimidate a close relative of a friendly nation’s head of state on behalf of a Clinton Foundation donor."

http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/25/exclu ... irs-audit/


IRS doesn't threaten audit. They audit.

This fellow probably got called from Mumbai http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-india-irs-scam-20161027-story.html.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Kashi » 28 Apr 2017 05:26

yensoy wrote:IRS doesn't threaten audit. They audit.

This fellow probably got called from Mumbai http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-india-irs-scam-20161027-story.html.


Guess you missed this bit

Wazed told TheDCNF it was “astounding and mind boggling” that senior State Department officials between 2010 and 2012 repeatedly pressured him to influence his mother to drop the commission investigation.

“They threatened me with the possibility of an audit by the Internal Revenue Service,” he said. “I have been here legally for 17 years and never had a problem. But they said, ‘well, you know, you might get audited.'”

They would say over and over again, ‘Yunus has powerful friends’ and we all knew they were talking of Secretary Clinton. Everybody knew it was Mrs. Clinton,” Wazed told TheDCNF.


Or perhaps I missed the sarcasm :D.

However, such is claim is far from unbelievable..

I wonder who was heading the SD at that time.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby arun » 14 Jun 2017 12:30

X Posted from the Analyzing CPEC thread.

ramana wrote:China loan interest rates will drive Pak, BD and Nepal to bankruptcy

https://twitter.com/kamnaAKrish/status/ ... 2909054976



Peoples Republic of China trying to con Bangladesh by jacking up interest rate on financing of tied aid projects.

China has asked Bangladesh to convert part of the credit it promised during its president’s Dhaka visit to commercial loans.

Converting soft loans into commercial credit means Bangladesh will have to pay higher interest for the fund.

Bangladesh signed $25 billion deals with China for nearly two and a half dozen projects during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Dhaka in October last year.

Li Guangjun, economic and commercial counsellor at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka, made the proposal during a recent meeting of the Joint Economic Council, according to a senior official at the Economic Relations Division or ERD.

However, the ERD official said in the face of resistance against such proposal, China showed the sign of softening its stance. ………………………


From Bangladesh News:

China seeks to convert part of soft loans into commercial credit for Bangladesh

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Schmidt » 14 Jun 2017 13:45

Hope the BeeDees / Pakis are stocked up on KY Jelly

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby yensoy » 14 Jun 2017 13:51

^^^^ Champions trophy or life in general?

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Vips » 08 Oct 2017 19:04

Why India is dredging rivers in Bangladesh.

Long article on the investments being done which will result in big economic and strategic spin-offs..

If the two neighbours have their way, by mid-2020 India will cease to depend only on the Chicken’s Neck, the 22-km corridor near Siliguri in West Bengal that connects the Northeast with the rest of the country. Once the dredging in Bangladesh is complete, large vessels can move from Varanasi in National Waterway 1 (NW-1, the Ganga) to NW-2 (Brahmaputra) and NW-16 (Barak) via Bangladesh river channels, thereby reducing the over-dependence on the narrow stretch.

“Dredging in Bangladesh will help reducing congestion in the Northeast,” said Nitin Gadkari, minister of road transport, highways and shipping in a detailed written reply to ET Magazine’s questions on the rationale behind India’s largesse to dredge channels in Bangladesh. The minister may not be mandated to talk in detail about the strategic importance of the alternative route, but India’s quest to build an alternative route, that too expeditiously, is only logical considering the recent Chinese military buildup at Doklam, to the north of the strategically-vulnerable Chicken’s Neck, on the pretext of expanding its road connectivity.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby arvin » 26 Oct 2017 19:05

India foils coup attempt in bangladesh reports newsx. Coup meeting on oct 21 was attended by serving and retd officers. Sheikh hasina alerted about this by agencies.

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Postby A_Gupta » 18 Nov 2017 00:17

http://www.daily-sun.com/printversion/d ... TB-by-2030
India, Russia, Maldives to help Bangladesh eliminate TB by 2030
India, Russia and Maldives are ready to help Bangladesh eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, said Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mohammed Nasim, who is now staying in Russia to attend an international conference titled ‘Ending Tuberculosis in Sustainable Development Era: A Multi-Sectoral Approach,’ said a press release issued by the ministry on Thursday.

Indian health minister Jagat Prakash Nadda, Maldives health minister Abdullah Nazim Ibrahim and Russian deputy health minister Tatiana Yakovoleva expressed their support to Bangladesh during a meeting with the health minister at the World Trade Centre in Russia.

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Postby Amber G. » 01 Dec 2017 01:25

Construction of Bangladesh's first nuclear power reactor, Rooppur 1, has officially begun with the pouring of the first concrete for the VVER-1200 reactor's basemat. Work on the Russian-designed and supplied plant was ceremonially started by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

India is close to sign its tripartite Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) involving Russia and Bangladesh for Rooppur Nuclear Power plant near Dhaka — Delhi’s first such civil nuclear document!


Link: Construction under way at Rooppur 1
India closer to signing nuclear pact with Russia, Bangladesh

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Postby A_Gupta » 12 Dec 2017 00:19

"In A First, Serving Indian Army Officers To Visit Dhaka For Vijay Diwas
The Indian delegation to Dhaka will have 30 members, including four serving Army officers and several 1971 veterans"
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/in-a-fi ... as-1786478

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby arun » 12 Dec 2017 10:08

X Posted from the Terroristan thread.

Bangladesh ranked at 111, well ahead of the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan rank of 137, in the 149 country/admin territory Legatum Prosperity Index 2017.

By militarily detaching Bangladesh from the exploitative clutches of the Punjabi Military Dominated Deep State of the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic back in December 1971, India has done a great service for Bangladeshi prosperity:

Legatum Prosperity Index 2017

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby Y. Kanan » 16 Dec 2017 02:32

arun wrote:X Posted from the Terroristan thread.

Bangladesh ranked at 111, well ahead of the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan rank of 137, in the 149 country/admin territory Legatum Prosperity Index 2017.

By militarily detaching Bangladesh from the exploitative clutches of the Punjabi Military Dominated Deep State of the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic back in December 1971, India has done a great service for Bangladeshi prosperity:

Legatum Prosperity Index 2017


And they are eternally grateful...

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby arun » 16 Dec 2017 09:53

Bangladeshi Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque thanks and acknowledges our Nations support for engineering Bangladesh’s liberation’s from the clutches of the Punjabi Military Dominated Deep State of the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Mozammel: 1971 war was never a war between India and Pakistan : The minister thanked India for its tremendous support that was extended by its people and government in 1971

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby chetak » 16 Dec 2017 10:22

arun wrote:Bangladeshi Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque thanks and acknowledges our Nations support for engineering Bangladesh’s liberation’s from the clutches of the Punjabi Military Dominated Deep State of the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Mozammel: 1971 war was never a war between India and Pakistan : The minister thanked India for its tremendous support that was extended by its people and government in 1971


But do we need so many of their citizens coming into India on a regular basis to "thank" us personally and then incidentally just forgetting to go back??

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Postby A_Gupta » 18 Dec 2017 23:22

Almost zero insurgent camps on Bangladeshi soil, says BSF chief
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 111388.cms
Border Security Force (BSF) chief K K Sharma has claimed that camps and hideouts of Indian insurgent groups on Bangladeshi soil have been reduced to almost zero because of the excellent cooperation between BSF and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) over the past few years.
"Whenever we have information about exodus of insurgents of north-eastern states in Bangladesh, we share the information and immediate raids are undertaken by the BGB. As a result, the number of training places and hideouts of these insurgents have been reduced to almost zero," Sharma told PTI.

If some camps did exist still, they were of a floating nature, Sharma claimed.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby A_Gupta » 21 Dec 2017 19:25

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indi ... 14837.html
India-Bangladesh delegation meet, Dhaka-Guwahati direct flight soon

Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Novo Air, a private airline based in Dhaka, will start a direct flight from Dhaka to Guwahati.

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Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Postby chola » 02 Feb 2018 15:04

Some rumors on Beedi air force. Gathered from BDmilitary and their community on PDF.

1. Beedi killer drones coming:
https://www.bdmilitary.com/defence-procurement/bangladesh-air-force-enhances-combat-capabilities-with-armed-uas/
The Bangladesh Air Force has finalised the procurement of armed unmanned aerial systems with the tender to be opened on 12 February 2018 after it was rescheduled for undisclosed reasons.

The concerned authorities shortlisted the Chinese CH-5B and Wing Loong II


2. Supposedly a squadron of J-10C and 23 K-8W were signed for in a deal last year. New K-8s were spotted at Jessore as proof of deal. Also BAF pilots reported training in Cheen.

3. Rumored heavy fighter squadron being bought for Cox’ Bazar. Buzz is that these will be Su-30SMEs.

Can they afford all this? Probably not but they are being pushed by Myanmar getting new Su-30s and JF-17s.


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