Indian Foreign Secretary addresses media on PM Modi's Bangladesh visit

India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla held a press conference in which he reported that Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Haseena lauded India’s…

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PM Modi in Bangladesh: Several projects inaugurated virtually after two leaders held bilateral talks

PM Narendra Modi handed over a representational key of 109 life-saving ambulances to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka.

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Bangladesh visit: India - Bangladesh ink key pacts

India and Bangladesh signed five MoUs in presence of Prime Minister Modi and Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka after bilateral talks concluded between the two…

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Bangladesh Visit: PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina began holding bilateral talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina began holding bilateral talks. It will be followed by delegation-level…

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Bangladesh Visit: 2 Nations fighting pandemic together, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

"Both nations want stability, peace and love in the world instead of instability, terror and unrest", says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi while…

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Sheikh Hasina: Leader who overcame all odds to push Bangladesh's success story

Hasina's journey has been a fascinating one as has seen military rule, detention and has lived in exile

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In rising Asian age, will China be able to ruin India-Bangladesh friendship?

Bangladesh is a key ally and China is a powerful rival, and proximity between the two is worrying for India

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Bangladesh's report card of 50 years is here, and it is glorious

In five decades, Bangladesh has been through more than most countries in the world. However, it has always emerged stronger from each of these crises

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India-Bangladesh ties: A warm friendship despite turbulence

According to a 2014 PEW survey, 70 per cent of Bangladeshis have a favourable opinion of India

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Indian PM Narendra Modi recounts his ‘Satyagraha’ for Bangladesh liberation

He said that “I would like to remind brothers & sisters in Bangladesh with pride, being involved in the struggle for independence of Bangladesh was one of the first movements of my life. I…

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Bangladeshi diaspora: A force multiplier, from culture to economy

As Bangladesh, a nation of 165 million people, celebrates 50 years of Independence,  the immense role of its large diaspora in contributing and furthering Mujibur Rahman’s dream of a ‘Sonar Bangla…

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Bangladesh 50th Anniversary: PM Modi meets leaders, Mukhtijoddhas; pays homage to martyrs in Bangladesh

Army bugles played the Last Post as the Bangladesh national flag was ceremonially hoisted at half-mast as Prime Minister Modi stood in solemn silence in front of the memorial as a mark of respect…

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When India-Bangladesh diplomacy took the saree route

The 'saree diplomacy' bears a deeper significance for India and Bangladesh, for it established the contribution of women into strengthening of diplomatic relations besides cementing bilateral ties…

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Pakistanis addressed us as servants: A Bangladesh war veteran remembers

Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Quazi Sazzad Ali Zahir, while speaking to WION Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant…

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PM Modi leaves for Bangladesh for a two-day visit

He is expected to arrive in Dhaka at 10 am

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Delighted that PM of biggest democracy is joining our independence celebration: Bangladesh FM

Speaking exclusively to our WION, Momen said,"Our relationship with India was rock solid."

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Happy my first foreign visit after COVID onset is to friendly neighbour Bangladesh: PM Modi

Modi said he will be visiting Bangladesh on March 26-27 at the invitation of Prime Minister Hasina, and looks forward to his participation at the Bangladesh National Day celebrations on Friday

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Bangla: The language at the heart of Bangladesh independence movement

Apart from being celebrated as International Mother Language Day, February 21 is a historic day for Bangladesh, with a story stained in blood.

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Range of pacts to be inked during PM Modi's Bangladesh visit: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Modi will also visit the mausoleum of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj district, the first Indian dignitary to ever visit the place, Shringla said

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India-Bangladesh relations: A robust history and optimistic future

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Bangladesh, here is a look at the history of ties between both nations and what can be expected in this trip

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Bangladesh Independence Golden Jubilee

Bangladesh Independence Golden Jubilee, Bangladesh news, Bangladesh  today news, Bangladesh Independence Golden Jubilee video

Bangladesh is marking 50 years of independence, which will be attended by leaders from across the world including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The South Asian nation is organising a 10-day programme till March 26 to mark its liberation from Pakistan after the 1971 war.

WION, World is One, is bringing you a special coverage of the celebrations.

Videos, stories, special features, photo galleries, opinion and much more. 

Welcome to WION's dedicated page on Bangladesh Independence Golden Jubilee!

Bangladesh envoy highlights country's economic progress, pays tributes to Indian soldiers for Liberation War

The economic size of Bangladesh is $330 billion, with GDP growth during COVID times standing at 5.2%

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00:08:05

Bangladesh Visit: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has departed for India

Prime Minister Modi has departed for India after completing the Bangladesh visit. He will be flying back in Special Air India Boeing 777.

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00:44:13

Indian Foreign Secretary addresses media on PM Modi's Bangladesh visit

India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla held a press conference in which he reported that Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Haseena lauded India’s…

Read Article
00:14:08

PM Modi in Bangladesh: Several projects inaugurated virtually after two leaders held bilateral talks

PM Narendra Modi handed over a representational key of 109 life-saving ambulances to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka.

Read Article
00:08:07

Bangladesh visit: India - Bangladesh ink key pacts

India and Bangladesh signed five MoUs in presence of Prime Minister Modi and Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka after bilateral talks concluded between the two…

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00:11:17

Bangladesh Visit: PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina began holding bilateral talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina began holding bilateral talks. It will be followed by delegation-level…

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00:14:41

Bangladesh Visit: 2 Nations fighting pandemic together, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

"Both nations want stability, peace and love in the world instead of instability, terror and unrest", says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi while…

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00:03:59

The Delhi-Dhaka Dynamic: Indian PM Narendra Modi arrives at Orakandi Temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi has arrived at Bangladesh's Orakandi Temple and offered prayers. The Orakandi Temple is sacred to the Matua Community.

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00:02:39

Here’s how newspapers in Bangladesh covered the first day of PM Narendra Modi's visit to the country

Dhaka papers prominently covered PM Modi's visit, featuring him awarding the Gandhi Peace Prize to Bangladesh's 'Father of the Nation' Sheikh Mujibur…

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00:18:48

At Bangladesh's Jeshoreshwari Temple, Indian PM Modi prays to 'free human race from COVID-19'

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Jeshoreshwari Kali Temple in Ishwaripur, Satkhira district.

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00:10:43

The Delhi-Dhaka: Indian PM Narendra Modi at the mausoleum of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Indian PM Narendra Modi has visited the 'Father of Bangladesh' Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's memorial.

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00:09:14

Indian PM Modi to visit 'Father of Bangladesh' Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's memorial

It is a packed day too for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangladesh. Indian PM Narendra Modi will visit Father of Bangladesh' Bangabandhu…

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00:03:35

The Delhi-Dhaka Dynamic: Bangladesh renovates temples ahead of Indian PM Modi's visit

It is a packed day too for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangladesh. Indian PM Narendra Modi will start the second day of his Bangladesh…

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00:04:06

The Delhi-Dhaka: Indian PM Modi offers prayer at centuries-old Jeshoreshwari Kali temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi has offered prayers at Jeshoreshwari Temple on the second day of his Bangladesh visit.

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00:09:00

The Delhi-Dhaka: Indian PM Modi arrives at Jeshoreshwari Temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi has arrived at Jeshoreshwari Temple on the second day of his Bangladesh visit.

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00:02:45

The Delhi-Dhaka Dynamic: Indian PM Modi to visit Bangabandhu Memorial and Jeshoreshwari Temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi will kickstart the second day of his Bangladesh visit by offering prayers at Jeshoreshwari and he will also visit Bangabandhu…

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00:05:12

Gravitas: Bangladesh's 50-year report card

50 years after gaining statehood, Bangladesh has emerged as an economic powerhouse and a regional stakeholder. WION's Palki Sharma takes a look at…

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00:05:18

Gravitas | India-Bangladesh bonhomie: forged in the battlefield

From liberating Bangladesh from the grips of Pakistan to extending financial help in dire times, India has been Dhaka's all-weather ally. WION's…

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Sheikh Hasina: Leader who overcame all odds to push Bangladesh's success story

Hasina's journey has been a fascinating one as has seen military rule, detention and has lived in exile

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00:07:20

Gravitas: How Bangladesh extended a 'special welcome' to Prime Minister Modi

Prime Minister Modi joined the celebrations marking 50 years of Bangladesh Liberation in Dhaka. In his speech, the Indian Prime Minister recounted…

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Bangladesh envoy highlights country's economic progress, pays tributes to Indian soldiers for Liberation War

The economic size of Bangladesh is $330 billion, with GDP growth during COVID times standing at 5.2%

Read Article

Sheikh Hasina: Leader who overcame all odds to push Bangladesh's success story

Hasina's journey has been a fascinating one as has seen military rule, detention and has lived in exile

Read Article

In rising Asian age, will China be able to ruin India-Bangladesh friendship?

Bangladesh is a key ally and China is a powerful rival, and proximity between the two is worrying for India

Read Article

Bangladesh's report card of 50 years is here, and it is glorious

In five decades, Bangladesh has been through more than most countries in the world. However, it has always emerged stronger from each of these crises

Read Article

India-Bangladesh ties: A warm friendship despite turbulence

According to a 2014 PEW survey, 70 per cent of Bangladeshis have a favourable opinion of India

Read Article

Indian PM Narendra Modi recounts his ‘Satyagraha’ for Bangladesh liberation

He said that “I would like to remind brothers & sisters in Bangladesh with pride, being involved in the struggle for independence of Bangladesh was one of the first movements of my life. I…

Read Article

Bangladeshi diaspora: A force multiplier, from culture to economy

As Bangladesh, a nation of 165 million people, celebrates 50 years of Independence,  the immense role of its large diaspora in contributing and furthering Mujibur Rahman’s dream of a ‘Sonar Bangla…

Read Article

Bangladesh 50th Anniversary: PM Modi meets leaders, Mukhtijoddhas; pays homage to martyrs in Bangladesh

Army bugles played the Last Post as the Bangladesh national flag was ceremonially hoisted at half-mast as Prime Minister Modi stood in solemn silence in front of the memorial as a mark of respect…

Read Article

When India-Bangladesh diplomacy took the saree route

The 'saree diplomacy' bears a deeper significance for India and Bangladesh, for it established the contribution of women into strengthening of diplomatic relations besides cementing bilateral ties…

Read Article

Pakistanis addressed us as servants: A Bangladesh war veteran remembers

Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Quazi Sazzad Ali Zahir, while speaking to WION Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant…

Read Article

PM Modi leaves for Bangladesh for a two-day visit

He is expected to arrive in Dhaka at 10 am

Read Article

Delighted that PM of biggest democracy is joining our independence celebration: Bangladesh FM

Speaking exclusively to our WION, Momen said,"Our relationship with India was rock solid."

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Happy my first foreign visit after COVID onset is to friendly neighbour Bangladesh: PM Modi

Modi said he will be visiting Bangladesh on March 26-27 at the invitation of Prime Minister Hasina, and looks forward to his participation at the Bangladesh National Day celebrations on Friday

Read Article

Bangla: The language at the heart of Bangladesh independence movement

Apart from being celebrated as International Mother Language Day, February 21 is a historic day for Bangladesh, with a story stained in blood.

Read Article

Range of pacts to be inked during PM Modi's Bangladesh visit: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Modi will also visit the mausoleum of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj district, the first Indian dignitary to ever visit the place, Shringla said

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India-Bangladesh relations: A robust history and optimistic future

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Bangladesh, here is a look at the history of ties between both nations and what can be expected in this trip

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Two national Anthems, one author: The India-Bangladesh Tagore connection

As Bangladesh marks 50 years of independence, the two countries rejoice about the shared love and gratitude for the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore

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George Harrison-Ravi Shankar Concert for Bangladesh: Where history was made in music

As Bangladesh marks 50 years of independence, we take a look at what can easily be called the first-of-its kind charity concert that paved the way for a model that is well known today in the world…

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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, one of the greatest leaders of subcontinent says PM Modi

During his two-day visit to Bangladesh, PM Modi will visit the Tungipara village of Gopalganj District to pay homage at his mausoleum

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Bangladesh's founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman conferred Gandhi Peace Prize

The award, instituted in 1995, has been awarded posthumously for the first time accordingly to the ministry of culture

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What happened on Day 1 of PM Modi's historic visit to Bangladesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday started his two-day visit to Bangladesh to mark the golden jubilee of the nati

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Bangladesh: South Asia's premier travel destination

Once the pandemic restrictions are eased, where would you like to go? Bangladesh is a good option.

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Sam Manekshaw & struggle for Bangladesh: How Indian army destroyed Pak in 1971

Manekshaw who was the Army chief during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 was the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of field marshal.

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How Bangladesh's Mukti Bahini vanquished the Pak Army in 1971 India-Pakistan war

Bangladesh's Mukti Bahini(freedom warriors) was instrumental in fighting a  guerrilla war against the Pakistan Army as a paramilitary force during the war of liberation in 1971.

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Bangladesh kickstarts golden jubilee celebrations of country's independence

The high-profile celebrations to be held from March 17 to 27 mark the country's independence from Pakistan after the 1971 Liberation War.

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00:08:05

Bangladesh Visit: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has departed for India

Prime Minister Modi has departed for India after completing the Bangladesh visit. He will be flying back in Special Air India Boeing 777. Read Article
00:44:13

Indian Foreign Secretary addresses media on PM Modi's Bangladesh visit

India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla held a press conference in which he reported that Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Haseena lauded India’s neighbourhood first policy. Read Article
00:14:08

PM Modi in Bangladesh: Several projects inaugurated virtually after two leaders held bilateral talks

PM Narendra Modi handed over a representational key of 109 life-saving ambulances to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka. Read Article
00:08:07

Bangladesh visit: India - Bangladesh ink key pacts

India and Bangladesh signed five MoUs in presence of Prime Minister Modi and Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka after bilateral talks concluded between the two leaders. Read Article
00:11:17

Bangladesh Visit: PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina began holding bilateral talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina began holding bilateral talks. It will be followed by delegation-level talks, exchange of MOUs and inauguration of projects. Read Article
00:14:41

Bangladesh Visit: 2 Nations fighting pandemic together, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

"Both nations want stability, peace and love in the world instead of instability, terror and unrest", says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the Matua community in Orakandi. Read Article
00:03:59

The Delhi-Dhaka Dynamic: Indian PM Narendra Modi arrives at Orakandi Temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi has arrived at Bangladesh's Orakandi Temple and offered prayers. The Orakandi Temple is sacred to the Matua Community. Read Article
00:02:39

Here’s how newspapers in Bangladesh covered the first day of PM Narendra Modi's visit to the country

Dhaka papers prominently covered PM Modi's visit, featuring him awarding the Gandhi Peace Prize to Bangladesh's 'Father of the Nation' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The award was handed over to his daughter Sheikh Rehana who is also the younger sister of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Read Article
00:18:48

At Bangladesh's Jeshoreshwari Temple, Indian PM Modi prays to 'free human race from COVID-19'

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Jeshoreshwari Kali Temple in Ishwaripur, Satkhira district. Read Article
00:10:43

The Delhi-Dhaka: Indian PM Narendra Modi at the mausoleum of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Indian PM Narendra Modi has visited the 'Father of Bangladesh' Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's memorial. Read Article
00:09:14

Indian PM Modi to visit 'Father of Bangladesh' Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's memorial

It is a packed day too for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangladesh. Indian PM Narendra Modi will visit Father of Bangladesh' Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's memorial. Read Article
00:03:35

The Delhi-Dhaka Dynamic: Bangladesh renovates temples ahead of Indian PM Modi's visit

It is a packed day too for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangladesh. Indian PM Narendra Modi will start the second day of his Bangladesh visit by offering prayers at Jeshoreshwari and he will also visit Bangabandhu Memorial. He is also set to hold bilateral consultations with his Bangladesh counterpart. Read Article
00:04:06

The Delhi-Dhaka: Indian PM Modi offers prayer at centuries-old Jeshoreshwari Kali temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi has offered prayers at Jeshoreshwari Temple on the second day of his Bangladesh visit. Read Article
00:09:00

The Delhi-Dhaka: Indian PM Modi arrives at Jeshoreshwari Temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi has arrived at Jeshoreshwari Temple on the second day of his Bangladesh visit. Read Article
00:02:45

The Delhi-Dhaka Dynamic: Indian PM Modi to visit Bangabandhu Memorial and Jeshoreshwari Temple

Indian PM Narendra Modi will kickstart the second day of his Bangladesh visit by offering prayers at Jeshoreshwari and he will also visit Bangabandhu Memorial. Read Article
00:05:12

Gravitas: Bangladesh's 50-year report card

50 years after gaining statehood, Bangladesh has emerged as an economic powerhouse and a regional stakeholder. WION's Palki Sharma takes a look at how the country is faring after 5 decades - punctuated by war, military takeovers and a migrant crisis. Read Article
00:05:18

Gravitas | India-Bangladesh bonhomie: forged in the battlefield

From liberating Bangladesh from the grips of Pakistan to extending financial help in dire times, India has been Dhaka's all-weather ally. WION's Palki Sharma tells you about the changing contours of the India-Bangladesh relationship. Read Article
00:07:20

Gravitas: How Bangladesh extended a 'special welcome' to Prime Minister Modi

Prime Minister Modi joined the celebrations marking 50 years of Bangladesh Liberation in Dhaka. In his speech, the Indian Prime Minister recounted how he and his colleagues went to jail while protesting for the freedom of Bangladesh. Read Article
00:04:37

Gravitas: The story of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Every time we discuss Bangladesh's quest for liberation, there's one name that deserves a special mention: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman or 'Bangabandhu'. Read Article
00:04:07

Gravitas: Will China derail India-Bangladesh ties?

India and Bangladesh are entering the new decade with momentum in bilateral ties. But domestic and external forces are trying to sabotage the relationship. How both sides navigate these challenges will determine the Asian age. WION's Palki Sharma gets you a report. Read Article