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Bangladesh holds first public exams for school students in 20 months

In the first public exams in nearly 20 months since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, around 2.2 million students began Sunday this year's Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams in Bangladesh

India to promote itself as a global education destination; invite international universities to set up India campuses

India is aiming to promote itself as a global destination for students by providing premium education at affordable costs, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday, adding that over 50,000 students from 164 countries are currently studying in Indian universities and the number is expected to rise in the years to come

Bangladeshi film ‘No Ground Beneath the Feet’ selected for Goa filmfest

Bangladeshi film ‘Paayer Tolay Mati Nai’ (No Ground Beneath the Feet) directed by Mohammad Rabby Mridha has been included in the international competition section of the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held at Goa between 20-28 November

India, Nepal motorcycle rally to bring youth of both countries closer culturally

About 50 Indian and Nepali motorbike enthusiasts are participating in a rally is aimed at showcasing the timeless people-to-people connect between India and Nepal and  strengthen mutual cultural relations

In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, everyone, from journalists to ex-soldiers, are now street vendors

Until a few months ago, they were soldiers, officers, and media workers, and small businessmen and women--all serving and earning in places that somewhat, if not entirely, suited their skills

India-Nepal motorbike rally to consolidate people-to-people ties

Around 50 Indian and Nepali citizens will participate in a motorcycle rally between Kathmandu and Varanasi – the two significant cultural and religious hubs of Nepal and India - from November 11-16

India honors eminent Bangladeshis with their national awards

India honored two Bangladeshis, including one posthumously, at its national awards presentation by President Ramnath Kovind

Why hire women for ads when good looking men are in plenty, asks Pakistan PM adviser

Pakistan's Special Representative of the Prime Minister on Religious Harmony, Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, has criticised advertisers for hiring women to represent their brands though there are "so many good looking men in the country."

India's first rooftop drive-in cinema opens in Mumbai

India's first rooftop, open-air, drive-in theatre opened over the weekend in Mumbai, the country's entertainment capital

Bangladesh minister says hilsa fish production 'wonder of the world'

Bangladesh Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim on Friday said the country’s production of the delectable hilsa fish, "once on the brink of extinction", has marked a significant rise to 550,000 tonnes due to appropriate measures undertaken by the government

Indian teen's rousing Glasgow COP26 speech in Modi, Biden, Johnson's presence

A 14-year-old girl from India, speaking at the COP26 in Glasgow, told the world that her generation is "angry and frustrated at world leaders who've made empty promises" and made a direct call to action to save the planet

It is pathetic to attack people over religion, says Indian captain Virat Kohli in hitting out at Mohammed Shami's online abusers

Indian captain Virat Kohli hit back at targeted social media abuse against fast bowler Mohammed Shami following India's 10-wicket defeat to Pakistan in their T20 World Cup opener last Sunday, calling the abusers "spineless people" and saying that "attacking someone over their religion is the most, I would say, pathetic thing that a human being can do"

Kashmir girl wins gold in World Kickboxing Championship; celebrates with Indian flag

A 14-year-old girl, Tajamul Islam, from Jammu and Kashmir, has won the gold medal in the under 14 age category  in the World Kickboxing Championship held at Cairo, Egypt. after defeating Argentina’s Lalina in the final

US returns centuries-old stolen antiquities to India, Pakistan, Afghanistan

The US on Thursday returned 248 antiquities, including a 12th-century bronze Shiva Nataraja, valued at an estimated $15 million to India, the “largest” such transfer of antiquities to the country

Piercing the glass ceiling: 39 women officers get permanent commission in Indian Army after judicial victory

Thirty-nine Indian Army's women officers have got Permanent Commission after winning a protracted legal battle in the Supreme Court, which ordered the government to ensure their new service status is granted within seven working days, NDTV said