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President for disseminating information at grassroots

Dhaka, June 26 -- President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday asked the Information Commission (IC) to be more active in disseminating information at the grassroots level. The President said this when a deleg... Read More


India welcomes ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific

New Delhi, June 26 -- India on Wednesday welcomed ASEAN's decision to articulate its 'own views' on the Indo Pacific and said there are possibilities of 'convergence' with the Indian views especially ... Read More


Saudi Arabia's New US ambassador is a princess with an impossible job

India, June 26 -- Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has a daunting task as she prepares to take up her role as the kingdom's ambassador to Washington with relations at their lowest point sin... Read More


Asia-Pacific group backs India's bid for a non-permanent seat at UNSC between 2021- 2022

New Delhi, June 26 -- "A unanimous step. Asia-Pacific Group @UN unanimously endorses India's candidature for a non-permanent seat of the Security Council for a two-year term in 2021/22. Thanks to all ... Read More


Regulation on substance abuse disproportionate to health risks, says report

India, June 26 -- Alcohol and tobacco can be more harmful to individuals and the society than recreational drugs like cannabis and ecstasy that are governed by disproportionately strict regulations, a... Read More


Saarc University to celebrate Bangabandhu's birth centenary

Dhaka, June 26 -- South Asian University (SAU), which was established by the eight member nations of Saarc, will celebrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman... Read More


UN team assesses Vietnam's readiness for peacekeeping activities

Hanoi, June 26 -- A United Nations delegation is making an assessment and advisory visit to the Vietnam Peacekeeping Centre (VPC) from June 26-30 to examine the country's military medicine and enginee... Read More


Lessons to be learnt from Saarc's stagnation

Kathmandu, June 26 -- The regional cooperation process in South Asia had been triggered by the failure of North-South Negotiations of the 1960s and 1970s;emergence of South-South Dialogue among the de... Read More


PM embarks on five-day China visit Monday

Dhaka, June 26 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here on Monday for China on a five-day official visit to attend the annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian and hold bilateral meet... Read More


Top world leaders gear up for G20 summit in Osaka

Washington, June 26 -- US President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping is the most highly anticipated of bilaterals expected to take place at the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28-2... Read More