New India-Bangldesh waterway operational; enhances transit and connectivity

The first consignment of goods from Bangladesh arrived in Tripura by waterway on Saturday as part of a trial run for shipping of goods from other parts of India to the northeast region via Bangladesh formally making operational of new waterways between the two neighbours

Indo-Bangla river trade opens up huge opportunities

If you happen to be on the Padma or Meghna rivers for a cruise or are travelling to the country's southern part, you will in no way miss a sporadic presence of numerous slow-moving small and large vessels alongside their sudden blasts of horns

Sri Lanka Air Force, Indian Navy and Coast Guard join Sri Lanka Navy to control fire on oil tanker off Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard are currently working together to control the fire that erupted in an oil tanker off Sri Lanka’s Eastern Coast on Thursday, the Navy said

Indian Coast Guard to assist Lankan Navy to douse oil tanker fire

The Indian Coast Guard on Thursday said it has diverted three of its ships and a Dornier aircraft to assist the Sri Lankan Navy to douse a fire on board an oil tanker 'MT NewDiamond'

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India offers USD 100 mn credit facility for solar projects in Sri Lanka

India has offered Sri Lanka a 100 million US dollar credit facility for three solar projects, the Indian High Commission said on Thursday

25 Bangladeshis return home from Indian jail

The 25 Bangladeshis, who were detained by Assam police for violating their tourist visa conditions, returned home today

Maldives defense minister hails ties with India

Defense Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi has stated that the relations between Maldives and India are very beneficial to the Maldives

Facebook purges several PakIstan-operated fake accounts attacking India

Facebook on Tuesday said it removed 453 accounts, 103 Pages, 78 Groups and 107 Instagram accounts that were operating from Pakistan and focused on spreading misinformation in India

Google improves, expands its AI-enabled flood alerts for Bangladesh, India

Google has improved and expanded a programme that uses artificial intelligence to forecast floods in South Asia in partnership with Bangladesh and India

Dhaka assures Kathmandu of railway transit

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has assured her Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli of providing rail transit to his country

29 Indian sailors stranded in Bangladesh reach home

Twenty-nine Indian sailors -- stranded in Bangladesh due to coronavirus outbreak -- left Dhaka on a special flight of Novoair today

‘India-Bangladesh to discuss temporary arrangements for resuming commercial flights’

Bangladesh and India want to launch a travel air bubble without any delay and the issue will be discussed in New Delhi during a virtual meeting of the next Joint Consultative Commission (JCC), officials said

COVID-19 vaccine: Bangladesh's Beximco Pharma ties up with India's Serum Institute

Beximco Pharmaceuticals, one of the leading drugmakers of Bangladesh, announced it will invest with the Serum Institute of India (SII) to ensure Bangladesh receives COVID-19 vaccine on a priority basis, once approved by the regulator

Webinar on COVID-19 management held between Indian Army and Sri Lanka Army

A virtual experts’ level interaction through Webinar was organised between Indian Army and Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps with the aim to discuss Standard Operating Procedures, best practices and issues concerning COVID management by both the Armies with special focus on“Force Protection and Preservation Measures”, Indian High Commission in Colombo said

Two Indian-funded projects in the Maldives inaugurated in Hulhumale'

Two projects undertaken with the assistance of India in Hulhumale’ has been inaugurated today

Small Indian aid projects restart in Nepal after a gap of five years

After a gap of five years, projects under India’s Small Grant Development Project Scheme have restarted from the current fiscal year with the aid becoming part of the budgetary system

Bangladeshi app spreads wings to Sri Lanka

Kotha, Bangladesh's maiden social and lifestyle app, is set to embark on a glorious maiden voyage from the Bay of Bengal to Indian Ocean's island Sri Lanka as part of the company's ambitions to be a continental superpower as a social networking service provider

Air India resumes flights to the Maldives

India-based airline Air India, on Tuesday, resumed flights to the Maldives, marking the first commercial passenger flights from India since the two countries went into lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic

India agrees to support education development initiatives in Sri Lanka

Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay said India could provide assistance for educational development programs in Sri Lanka, including training of trainers in the technical, vocational, education and training ( TVET) sectors