India-Bangladesh Current Affairs - 2020

50 years of Bangladesh’s Independence: Bangladesh invited PM Modi to join celebrations.

Bangladesh has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to join the celebrations of the 50 years of the country’s independence. The country will complete its 50 years of Independence on March 26, 2021. Independence day of Bangladesh The Independence Day of Bangladesh is observed on 26 March every year. The day commemorates the Bangladesh’s declaration of Read More…

India-Bangladesh begin Bongosagar and CORPAT Naval Exercises

The second edition of Indian Navy (IN) – Bangladesh Navy (BN) Bilateral Exercise Bongosagar will commence in Northern Bay of Bengal on 03 October 2020. in the exercise Bongosagar, ships from both the navies will participate in surface warfare drills, seamanship evolutions and helicopter operations. Exercise Bongosagar First edition of the exercise was held in Read More…

India-Bangladesh to set up monitoring committee to review project implementation

India and Bangladesh have agreed to set up a ‘High Level Monitoring Committee’  to regularly review the progress of implementation of projects which are being run with Line of Credit (Loc) provided by India. The committee would be headed by the Secretary, Economic Relations Division of Bangladesh and High Commissioner of India in Bangladesh. Highlights  The Read More…

What is the significance of Hilsa Fish Imports of India from Bangladesh?

The Bangladesh Government recently granted permission for traders to export Hilsa fish to India in the view of forthcoming Durga Pooja. The Government of Bangladesh imposed a ban on export of Hilsa fish to India in 2012. However, the ban is usually lineated during festivals. In 2019, around 500 tonnes were imported from Bangladesh during Read More…

India-Bangladesh to open inland waterways

India and Bangladesh will open new inland waterway from September 3, 2020. This is based on the agreement signed by the countries in May 2020 on Inland Water Transit and Trade. The number of IBP (Indo-Bangladesh Protocol) routes were increased from eight to ten. Highlights India’s North East is a prisoner of Geography. Being landlocked Read More…