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All eyes set on meeting between Hillary, Mamata in Kolkata Teesta deal issue

All eyes are on the meeting between US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday in Kolkata, amid speculation that Hillary may quiz Banerjee about her opposition to the Teesta water sharing agreement with Bangladesh. This would be unusual and may have a whole lot of unintended […]

M. Serajul Islam By the end of this year, India will complete fencing the 4053km border with Bangladesh that it started 25 years ago. India started building the fence to stop Bangladeshis in large numbers from illegally migrating to India. At various times, India has stated that 10 to 20 million Bangladeshis were illegally living […]

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September 15, 2011: For diplomats like us, there are few things worse than a highly touted bilateral summit meeting between two friendly national leaders that at the last minute fails to meet either the expectations of the summiteers themselves or the inflated hopes of their publics. These setbacks are not supposed to happen. According to […]

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Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images – Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, right, walks with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in Tel Aviv last October. Barak said that time is running out for stopping Iran’s nuclear advance, as the country’s uranium facilities disappear into newly constructed mountain bunkers By Joel Greenberg and Joby Warrick, Published: February 2 JERUSALEM […]

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Dhaka Gladiators Celebrate Victory

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On 29 February, the final of the first edition of the Bangladesh Premier league (BPL) was held at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. Star studded Dhaka Gladiators saved their best for this all-important encounter of the BPL T20 by becoming its inaugural champions. The franchise of the country’s second largest division took just 15.3 […]

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