Diplomacy

Diplomacy

Relations with China to be damaged if Bangladesh joins Quad: Ambassador

Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Li Jiming has said Bangladesh's relations with China will be "substantially damaged" if Bangladesh joins the US-led initiative, Quad. China considers Quad—a strategic ...

Relations with China to be damaged if Bangladesh joins Quad: Ambassador

A re-set in India-UK ties?

Britain may be telling the European Union it has options after Brexit. India may be telling China it has friends, and it may even be sending a message to the European Union about the need to close ...

A re-set in India-UK ties?

Precarious predicament of vaccine procurement

Vaccines are basically the government’s responsibility. Once the vaccines are procured and distributed, then the people can be told to get vaccinated, to be registered. But how to get the vaccine?

Precarious predicament of vaccine procurement

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan sign agreements to improve ties

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan signed agreements Saturday to improve ties, after months of strained relations between the close allies over the disputed region of Kashmir.

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan sign agreements to improve ties

Ziauddin reappointed as ambassador-at-large

Former ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin has once again been appointed as an ambassador-at-large with the rank and status of a minister.

Ziauddin reappointed as ambassador-at-large

Serum vaccine: Contract has non-liability clause

The three parties to the contract are Bangladesh government, Beximco Pharma and India's Serum Institute

Serum Institute is manufacturing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in India

Mamata thanks Momen, highlights stronger bonding

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has thanked Bangladeshi foreign minister AK Abdul Momen for his recent congratulatory message to her

Mamata Banerjee

Will work together to overcome Covid crisis: Hasina to Mamata

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee after she was sworn in as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third straight term

Will work together to overcome Covid crisis: Hasina to Mamata

Covid-19

Momen urges expats for lobbying to get vaccines from the US

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said the Indian diaspora in the US is strongly lobbying with the government there. That’s why the US sends a whole lot of vaccines to India

Momen urges expats for lobbying to get vaccines from the US

US backs plan to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents

US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said that while intellectual property rights for businesses are important, Washington “supports the waiver of those protections for Covid-19 vaccines” in order ...

US president Joe Biden speaks with the staff as he visits the Las Gemelas Taqueria restaurant for carry-out lunch on Cinco de Mayo in the Union Market neighborhood in Washington, US, on 5 May 2021
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