Addressing the Victory Day celebrations here, President Kovind said that the 1971 Liberation War, struggle for freedom has a special place in the hearts of every Indian.
It is President Kovind’s first trip abroad since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
India and Bangladesh walk down memory lane as they commemorate the defeat of the Pakistan Army in 1971 and the birth of a new nation.
The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
India and Bangladesh signed five MoUs covering areas such as connectivity, commerce, information technology and sports.
Kanhaiya Kumar termed Modi's statement in Bangladesh, where he is on a visit, about going to jail for that country's freedom as a 'big lie'.
The two leaders are also likely to make new announcements of cooperation in areas of culture, preservation of spirit of 1971, health railways, education and start-ups.
Police said the protest got out of hand as demonstrators marched in the capital Dhaka, with many throwing rocks and stones at officers, injuring at least four.
Comprehensive redefinition of the relationship is required between Bangladesh and India, then moving forward with the issue-based relationship and only then it can turn into a 'special relationship'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he will hold substantive discussions with his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina, during the visit
S Jaishankar is in Bangladesh on a day-long visit to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Modi's visit to Bangladesh later this month
Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina reiterated the close bonds between the two neighbours at a virtual summit Thursday, but some irritants still remain.
Chilahati-Haldibari rail, in operation till 1965, restored virtually by PM Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina
Sheikh Hasina expresses gratitude to India and Indian Army for their support during the 1971 Liberation War
India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate its victory over Pakistan that led to the creation of Bangladesh
Guwahati to host meet to discuss curbing border crimes and enhancing cooperation between the two neighbouring nations from December 22.
Work of laying single-line tracks is almost done on the Indian side from Haldibari in the Jalpaiguri district, the North East Frontier Railway official said.
Modi was scheduled to travel to Bangladesh on a two-day visit from March 17 to participate in the “Jatir Pita”-- Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary celebration programme -- but his trip was cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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