Two poets from Meghalaya felicitated in Bangladesh

Two poets from Meghalaya felicitated in Bangladesh

TNT Desk | Dhaka, March 23, 2018:  Two poets from Meghalaya — Prof. Streamlet Dkhar, a renowned Khasi poet and Falguni Chakraborti, a Bengalee poet were felicitated during a 3-day South Asian Literature and Culture Summit-2018 held from March 13- 15 at Pirganj, Rongpur in Bangladesh. Organised by Association For South Asian Literature and Culture (AFSACA), a […]

Meghalaya should have Act South Policy apart from Act East, says CM Conrad Sangma

Meghalaya should have Act South Policy apart from Act East, says CM Conrad Sangma

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, March 15, 2018: Meghalaya’s close proximity to Bangladesh makes it all the more important for the state to have Act South  policy apart from Act East policy, said Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. Addressing a gathering at the International Conference on the theme “Recent Advances in Educational Psychology” organised by  the […]

Bangladesh fears exodus of Bengalis from Assam

Bangladesh fears exodus of Bengalis from Assam

February 22, 2018 The ongoing process of compiling the National Register of Citizens in Assam may trigger an exodus of Bengalis and create one more Rohingya-like refugee crisis for Bangladesh, senior officials of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government said here on Wednesday. Addressing visiting Indian journalists, they said the process in Assam is threatening India-Bangladesh […]

Pakistan, China covertly behind illegal immigration in Northeast India: Army Chief

Pakistan, China covertly behind illegal immigration in Northeast India: Army Chief

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said that Pakistan and China are behind illegal immigration in the northeast. “Migration from Bangladesh is due to two reasons. One, they are running out of space. Large areas get flooded during the monsoon and they have constricted area to stay. So, people will continue coming into our […]

Tripura observes International Mother Language Day

Tripura observes International Mother Language Day

AGARTALA, February 21,2018: In respect to martyrs of 1952 language movement in Dhaka, Tripura today observed ‘Matribhasha Dibosh’ or International Mother Language Day. However due to tight security mulled as a part of the state’s assembly election process, Bangladesh cultural troupes were unable to joined the events here. Addressing an event at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan […]

Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

Bangladesh’s ex-premier and opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years in jail in a corruption case. Zia, 72, was sentenced by the Special Court-5 in the capital, Dhaka, in connection with embezzlement of 21 million takas (USD 252,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust. In the same case, […]

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