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The Foreign Hand Resurfaces, This Time in Bangladesh

By Syed Zain Al-Mahmood So it’s not only India that’s upset with the “foreign hand” meddling in its affairs. Now, Bangladeshi politicians are using the excuse to explain why factory workers in a suburb of Dhaka have been protesting in recent weeks. On the face of it the factory workers in the Ashulia industrial belt […]

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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DHAKA, FEB 1: India now hopes to ship 35,000 metric tons of food grain from Kolkata to Tripura using Ashuganj port, despite the fact that the trial run period on the Bangladeshi facility has expired. The Indian government has placed a request with Bangladesh to allow use of the shipment facilities on sovereign territory, in […]

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