Tag: Bangladesh

TATA Projects’ secures 120-km Transmission Line project in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: TATA Projects Limited, one of India’s fastest growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced that the company has forayed into Bangladesh’s T&D sector by securing a 400 KV Double Circuit Transmission Line project valued at approximately Rs 900 crore (USD 120 million) from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB). This 120-km […]

Bangladesh High Commissioner meets Assam Chief Minister

GUWAHATI: Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Friday and discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral interest. The chief minister highlighted issues concerning bilateral trade and commerce of mutual interest of both Bangladesh and Assam, an official release said. Sonowal said that both Assam […]

Vaccine diplomacy: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives get India’s anti-COVID-19 doses

KATHMANDU/DHAKA: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and the Maldives have received India’s COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance in sync with its a Neighbourhood First’s policy. India is one of the world”s biggest drugmakers and an increasing number of countries have already approached it for procuring the coronavirus vaccines. India has already rolled out a massive coronavirus vaccination […]

L&T’s construction arm wins large transmission orders in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday said its construction arm, L&T Construction, has won a slew of Transmission Line orders in Bangladesh. The scope of these packages involves Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Extra High Voltage Transmission Lines on turnkey basis. While the company didn’t disclose the value of […]

Flash Flood Guidance Services launched; first of its kind for South Asian countries

NEW DELHI: Earth System Science deals with the Earth system’s five components—Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Cryosphere, Lithosphere, and Biosphere, and their complex interactions. The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) holistically addresses all the aspects relating the Earth System Science for providing weather, climate, ocean, coastal state, hydrological and seismological services. The services include forecasts, warnings and detection […]

Asian Development Bank to give Rs 2100 crore loan to Tripura for urban, tourism development

NEW DELHI: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is likely to provide a Rs 2,100 crore loan to the Tripura government for the development of urban areas and tourism in the northeastern state that borders Bangladesh, officials said here on Tuesday. According to Tripura’s Urban Development and Tourism Department Secretary Gitte Kirankumar Dinkarrao, of the Rs […]

SpiceJet to launch 8 new flights between India and Bangladesh under air bubble pact

MUMBAI: No-frills carrier SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of eight new flights between India and Bangladesh under the air bubble agreement between the two countries, starting November 5. The Gurugram-headquartered airline will operate four times a week non-stop flight services between Kolkata and Chittagong, besides connecting Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai with Dhaka, a release […]

Vistara to start flights to Bangladesh from November 5 under air bubble pact

NEW DELHI: Tata-SIA joint venture airline Vistara on Tuesday said it will launch flight services to Bangladesh from India, starting November 5, under the recently signed air bubble agreement between the two countries. Vistara’s announcement comes a day after budget carrier SpiceJet said it will operate flights to Dhaka and port city Chittagong from India […]

Indian Railway to soon link all Northeast state capitals, Bangladesh: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways are working on connecting capitals of all eight northeastern states and also executing a project to link up with Bangladesh’s railway networks to facilitate communication with other parts of India via the neighbouring country, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. With the Centre’s focus on all-round development of the […]

India-Bangladesh Business Forum achieves 4iR R&D alliance

NEW DELHI: The India-Bangladesh Business Forum aims to accelerate bilateral ties by transfer of knowledge and technology between the two neighbouring nations. This year, the forum assembly was highlighted by a landmark 4iR R&D alliance between Highbar Technocrat Limited from India and eGeneration Limited from Bangladesh. An memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the […]

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