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Bangladesh to launch Bangabandhu Satellite 2 in 2023

Https, Jan. 20 -- Bangladesh is getting ready to launch its second satellite Bangabandhu Satellite 2 by 2023. Bangladesh Satellite Company Limited (BSCL) signed an agreement with PricewaterhouseCoope... Read More


US calls on Sri Lanka to respect religious beliefs of COVID victims

Http, Jan. 20 -- U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Alaina B. Teplitz issuing a statement said people's religious beliefs should not be quashed due to challenges created by the COVID pandemic a... Read More


Nepal eases arrival visa for diplomats, UN employees, NRNs

Https, Jan. 20 -- The government has eased arrival visa for diplomats, people representing the United Nations, and people of Nepali origin by waiving the need to acquire any prior approval letter or r... Read More


Sri Lanka Navy launches operation to locate missing Indian fishermen

Http, Jan. 20 -- Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has launched a Search and Rescue (SAR) operation last night in search of an Indian fishing boat that had sunk and its fishermen who were illegally fishing in Sri ... Read More


Bangladeshi man beaten to death in South Africa

Https, Jan. 20 -- A 30-year-old Bangladeshi man was beaten to death by miscreants in Brixton, Johannesburg, South Africa at 10am (local time) on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Abdul Haque, o... Read More


Battle for Bengal: Can Mamata Banerjee survive the BJP onslaught?

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- West Bengal had been in the hub of all political and economic prominence during the British period. Modern India has also witnessed the impact of the economic and political polic... Read More


US to continue backing India against Chinese challenge, says incoming US secretary of state

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- Anthony Blinken, who is President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be the secretary of state, has indicated that the United States would continue to back India against challenges to ... Read More


Bhutan to wait till March to start vaccination

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- Though Bhutan became the first to receive the Indian manufactured COVID-19 on Wednesday under Indian grant assistance, the country will wait for almost two months to start inocul... Read More


40 members of Afghan forces killed in last 24 hours

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- As intra-Afghan negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government goes on in Doha, Qatar, reports indicated over 40 members of the Afghan security forces were killed in ... Read More


Vaccine diplomacy: India providing COVID vaccines to six neighbours

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- India - one of the world's top pharma powers and vaccine producers - has announced it will supply COVID-19 vaccines to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles... Read More