Bangladesh – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com Assam Northeast India News Live, Latest Sports, Cinema, Business & Politics News Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:54:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 https://i2.wp.com/thenewsmill.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cropped-TNM-white.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Bangladesh – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com 32 32 Patowary urges Sri Lanka type trade pact with Bangladesh https://thenewsmill.com/patowary-urges-sri-lanka-type-trade-pact-with-bangladesh/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:54:26 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18548

Assam’s Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Thursday urged the Central government to have a bilateral trade agreement with Bangladesh on the lines of the Indo-Sri Lankan Free Trade Agreement which will boost bilateral trade through the land route in the northeast. Patowary said this while addressing a joint meeting of the Board […]

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Journalist Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty’s book reveals interesting facts about Assam https://thenewsmill.com/journalist-sangeeta-barooah-pisharotys-book-reveals-interesting-facts-about-assam/ Sat, 31 Aug 2019 04:54:01 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18383

New Delhi-based journalist Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty, who has written a book on Assam Accord – Assam, the accord and discord – said that several interesting facts have come out while doing research for her book. Sangeeta, who works as a deputy editor at The Wire, said that the flag of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), […]

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Tripura CM looks for global investment in health sector https://thenewsmill.com/tripura-cm-looks-for-global-investment-in-health-sector/ Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:16:09 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18255

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has urged private investment in health sector to develop international standard healthcare infrastructure in the state considering immense prospect. Addressing Tripura Institute of Paramedical Science (TIPS) on Saturday, Deb said Tripura could be able to prevent outflow of about Rs 250 crore annually from the state, which is being spent by […]

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Chakma tribes observe black day in Tripura https://thenewsmill.com/chakma-tribes-observe-black-day-in-tripura/ Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:16:54 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18129 Along with Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, Chakma tribesmen in Tripura observed ‘black day’ to commemorate the tragedy of their inclusion in the then East Pakistan by demarcation commission of Indo-Pakistan boundary before partition on August 17. The Chakma and nine other tribal clans in Chittagong hill tracts of present Bangladesh had wanted to be included […]

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Tripura to build Bangabandhu museum in memory of Sheikh Mujibur Rehman https://thenewsmill.com/tripura-to-build-bangabandhu-museum-in-memory-of-sheikh-mujibur-rehman/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:58:30 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18119

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb announced to set up Bangabandhu museum, dedicated to founding leader of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, in the ground floor of the upcoming IT park in the old jail complex in Agartala. The museum will display the history of 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh and Sheik Mujibur Rahaman besides, century […]

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Assam CM to push for development of India-Bangladesh border https://thenewsmill.com/assam-cm-to-push-for-development-of-india-bangladesh-border/ Sun, 28 Jul 2019 03:25:30 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17811

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on July 27 said he will approach the Central government to develop the India-Bangladesh border at Karimganj in line with the India-Pakistan border at Wagah to attract tourists as well as promote nationalistic sentiment. The chief minister said this while speaking during a discussion on faster socio-economic development of the […]

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Assam deports 30 Bangladeshi nationals https://thenewsmill.com/assam-deports-30-bangladeshi-nationals/ Fri, 26 Jul 2019 02:46:22 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17747

While the update process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is going on in Assam to detect the illegal foreigners and the Supreme Court has directed the NRC authority to publish the final NRC by August 31, the Assam government on Thursday has deported 30 Bangladeshi nationals to Bangladesh. The 30 Bangladeshi nationals, including […]

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1st cargo ship from Bhutan via India arrives in Bangladesh https://thenewsmill.com/1st-cargo-ship-from-bhutan-via-india-arrives-in-bangladesh/ Fri, 19 Jul 2019 05:53:20 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17572

In the first-ever movement of its kind, a cargo ship carrying 1,000 tonnes of stones from Bhutan has arrived in Bangladesh via India. At a ceremony held at Narayanganj on the outskirts of Dhaka on Thursday, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das, Ambassador of Bhutan to Bangladesh Sonam T Rabgye along with Vice […]

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South Asia floods threaten 6 million, risk of disease rise: Red Cross https://thenewsmill.com/south-asia-floods-threaten-6-million-risk-of-disease-rise-red-cross/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:55:51 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17482

Nearly six million people across South Asia are under threat from rising flood waters, with more than one million already displaced in Assam alone, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC). “The number of people affected is likely to rise and there are growing concerns about potential food shortages and […]

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Assam Floods: Indo-Bangla stakeholders meet postponed https://thenewsmill.com/assam-floods-indo-bangla-stakeholders-meet-postponed/ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:32:37 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17455

In the wake of devastating floods affecting 30 districts of Assam, the state government has postponed the Indo-Bangladesh Stakeholders’ Meet that was scheduled to be held in Guwahati from July 19-20. “In view of the devastating floods in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has been constrained to consider postponing the Indo-Bangladesh Stakeholders’ Meet that was […]

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