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Switzerland sends 600 oxygen concentrators, 50 respirators to India

Geneva, May 7 | Switzerland has sent a cargo aircraft carrying medical equipment, including 600 oxygen concentrators and 50 respirators, to help alleviate...

US defence officials stress strategic partnership to help India

By Arul LouisNew York, May 7 | US defence officials have emphasised the strategic partnership with India in helping it in the time of...

US-based foundation to ship oxygen concentrators to India

Washington, May 6 | The Indian-American Sehgal Foundation, based in Des Moines, Iowa, announced that it will ship 200 oxygen concentrators to seven Indian...

Attacks against Asians rise in US: Panel

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, May 6 | Attacks against people of Asian descent aren't new in the history of the US, but recent spike in...

Hefazat leaders siphoned off donations for violence: B’desh Police

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 4 | Top Hefazat-e-Islam leaders misappropriated the donations, including from abroad, meant for madrasas and orphanages for their...

Indian-American bodies mobilise resources for Covid relief in India

Washington, May 4 | Several Indian-American organisations have mobilised resources and raised millions for Covid-19 relief in India, which is currently battling a deadly...

Jaishankar, Blinken discuss increasing Covid vax production capacity

By Arul LouisNew York, May 4 | India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken have discussed increasing...

Khaleda Zia shifted to CCU after breathing issues

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 3 | Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia was admitted to the coronary care unit...

B’desh speedboat collision kills 27 (2nd Ld)

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 3 | At least 27 people were killed, while five others were rescued following a head-on collision...

Indian-American businessman pledges $10mn for oxygen to India

Washington, May 3 | Vinod Khosla, Indian-American technology guru and entrepreneur, has pledged $10 million towards providing oxygen supplies to India amid the worsening...

Covid vaccines will be procured at any cost: Hasina

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 3 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Covid-19 vaccines will be procured by her government at any...

‘Hefazat militants used gunpowder, firearms during violence in March’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 2 | Gunpowder, firearms and various combustible materials were used by the Hefazat-e-Islam militants that carried out violence...

Ontario to donate 3,000 ventilators to Indian Red Cross to fight...

Toronto, May 1 | Even as Canada's biggest province is facing the third wave of the coronavirus driven by new, more-contagious variants, Premier Doug...

Nepal govt gives nod to CoDS Rawat’s visit

Kathmandu, April 29 | The Nepal government has given a nod to the visit of Bipin Rawat, Indias first Chief of the Defence Staff...

Nepal issues prohibitory order in Kathmandu, other cities to check the...

Kathmandu, April 29 | Local administrations in Kathmandu and other cities on Thursday imposed two-week long prohibitory orders following the rising cases of coronavirus...

Hefazat top leader Harun Izhar detained in Chittagong

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 29 | Harun Izhar, former education and cultural secretary of the abolished...

‘Militants involved in creating volatile situation in B’desh’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 29 | Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that government has noticed that "identified terrorists and militants have become...

B’desh industrialist sued for abetting suicide

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 28 | Bangladesh industrialist Sayem Sobhan Anvir, Managing Director of Bashundhara Group, was booked by the police for abetting a...

Miscreants blaze 9 buses, 5 shops in Dhaka

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 28 | The miscreants on Wednesday blazed nine buses parked at the Bandura Bazar bus counter in Dhaka's Nawabganj and...

Japan lawmakers pledge continuous support for Tibet

Dharamsala, April 28 | The All Party Japanese Parliamentary Support Group for Tibet, comprising former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has felicitated Central Tibetan Administration...

250 Bangladeshis stranded at Petrapole border

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 27 | A day after the decision was taken to ban commuting at India-Bangladesh land port for 14 days, about...

B’Baria massacre part of plan to oust Hasina govt: Hefazat leader

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 27 | Zakaria Khan, militant leader of Hefazat-e-Islam, has confessed that the violence was conducted in compliance with the instruction...

Custody of Mamunul, 2 other Hefazat leaders extended

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 26 | A court in Dhaka on Monday extended, by seven days, the custody of Hefazat leaders Mamunul Haque, Junaid...

B’desh panel wants curbs at borders with India to contain Covid

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 25 | The National Technical Advisory Committee (NTAC) of Bangladesh on Covid-19 has stressed the need to introduce strict cross-border...

‘India to support B’desh in its current vaccination drive’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 23 | Amid global crisis of vaccine, India will cooperate Bangladesh to continue its current vaccination drive by trying its...

Pak-Iran ties moving towards positive cooperation: Qureshi

By Hamza AmeerTehran, April 22 | Pakistan and Iran are making headways towards increasing bilateral cooperation with border security and establishment of trade markets...

Indian-American civil rights lawyer narrowly confirmed as Associate AG

By Arul LouisNew York, April 22 | Indian-American civil rights lawyer Vanita Gupta has been confirmed as the US Associate Attorney-General with the help...

25 Punjabi men held as int’l drug racket busted in Canada...

Toronto, April 21 | An Indo-Canadian drug racket with links to the US and India has been busted with the arrest of over 30...

B’desh: Mamunul confesses to inciting violence against Modi’s visit

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 21 | Hefazat-e-Islam Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque, who is in police custody, has confessed to inciting violence in Bangladesh...

Need oxygen desperately to save lives, appeals Ganga Ram Hospital

New Delhi, April 20 | With supplies running out, the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Tuesday evening raised an alarm for oxygen for Covid-19...

106 new doctors put on Covid duty in UP

Lucknow, April 20 | As many as 106 doctors, selected by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, have been given postings and put on...

Indian-American tech executive to make 2nd Congressional run

Washington, April 20 | Indiian-American tech executive, Rishi Kumar, is all set to make a second bid for the US House of Representatives in...

14 Hefazat leaders meet B’desh Home Minister

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 20 | Fourteen top leaders of the Hefazat-e-Islami militant outfit met Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and members...

India, US to coordinate efforts for stability in Afghanistan

By Arul LouisNew York, April 20 | US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar have agreed that the...

1 person died every 14 mins in 3 days in B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 19 | In Bangladesh, where the overall Covid-19 death toll currently stood at 10,385, one infected...

‘Expel BNP snakes responsible for member’s disappearance’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 18 | Mirza Abbas, a leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), has urged the expulsion of some "snakes"...

7 top Hefazat-e-Islam leaders arrested in B’desh

By Sumi DhakaDhaka, April 18 | The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (detective branch) has arrested a top leader of militant group Hefazat-e-Islam, Junaid Al Habib,...

Four Sikhs massacred while at work in US shooting (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, April 17 | Four Sikhs were massacred at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis when a former employee stormed the complex...

24 more Hefazat supporters held for massacre in B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 17 | Twenty-four more people have been arrested in Bangladesh in connection with the massacre by the militants of the...

Biden names 2 Indian-Americans to key jobs

Washington, April 16 | US President Joe Biden has named Radhika Fox and Meera Joshi, two Indian-American women already working in his administration, to...

Top Hefazat leaders sent to 5-day remand for 2013 arson attack

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 16 | The Metropolitan Magistrate of Dhaka, Morshed Al Mamun, on Thursday placed three Hefazat-e-Islam leaders, including the central assistant...

Myanmar’s military junta charges doctors over protests

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, April 15 | Myanmar's ruling military junta has charged 19 medical doctors with 'dereliction of duty' for participating in protests against...

Indians traders are getting Chinese Covid jab in Nepal

Kathmandu, April 15 | Indian traders and businessmen doing business in China are now queuing up in hospitals in Kathmandu to get the Chinese...

NY based non-profit names Indian-American Executive Director

New York, April 15 | Akanksha Education Fund, a New York-based non-profit that supports initiatives to improve access to high quality education for the...

Indian-American physicians elect new leadership team

Washington, April 15 | The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has elected a new team to lead the largest ethnic medical...

Police install light machine gun posts in Dhaka

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 13 | Additional police have been deployed, while light machine gun posts were also installed following an...

B’desh likely to suspend int’l flights from April 14

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 11 | The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on Sunday said it is planning to suspend all international flights...

B’desh Minister warns of strict action against anarchy

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 11 | In reply to Hefazat-e-Islam mayhem, Bangladesh Law Minister Anisul Haque has warned the militant outfit Hefazat-e-Ismal and others...

12 injured in B’desh mosque attack

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 10 | At least 12 people were injured in an attack staged by members of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit at...

Police deployed at Dhaka, Brahmanbaria, Sylhet

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 10 | In the face of recent massacre by Hefazat-e-Islam, the police have beefed up security in...

Business

RBI’s Regulations Review Authority sets up advisory group

Mumbai, May 7 | The Regulations Review Authority of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an advisory group to support it.The group...