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INDIA AND BANGLADESH TO SET UP COMMITTEE OVERSEEING UTILISATION OF GANGES WATER

ANM News Desk: India and Bangladesh have agreed to set up a Joint Technical committee for optimum utilisation of Ganges water as being received by Bangladesh under the Ganga Water Sharing Treaty 1996.

After the Secretary-level meeting in Dhaka yesterday, both the countries also agreed to prepare a framework for interim water-sharing agreement for eight rivers including Feni, Gumti and Teesta. Both the countries also discussed issues related to pollution of trans boundary rivers.

The Secretary-level meeting was held after a gap of more than 8 years. It is an important step in enhancing bilateral cooperation in the water resources sector between India and Bangladesh.

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AMIT SHAH TO MEET HIS BANGLADESH COUNTERPART ON WEDNESDAY

ANM News Desk: The home ministers of India and Bangladesh will meet in New Delhi on Wednesday, during which issues like illegal immigration and anti-terror cooperation are expected to be discussed.

Smuggling of cattle, arms and ammunition and a few other issues are also likely to be discussed during the talks between Home Minister Amit Shah and his Bangladeshi counterpart, Asaduzzaman Khan.

This will be Shah’s first interaction with a foreign leader after assuming charge as the country’s home minister two months ago.

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INDIA AND CHINA ARE MAINTAINING PEACE AND TRANQUILITY ALONG THE BORDER: RAJNATH SINGH

ANM News Desk: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stated in Lok Sabha that India and China are respecting bilateral pacts to maintain peace and tranquility along the border, as he sought to assuage the opposition’s concerns over incidents of Chinese troops entering Indian territory.

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BANGLADESH’S FORMER MILITARY RULER, ERSHAD, DIES AT 91

By a Staff Reporter: Bangladesh’s former military ruler, Hussain Muhammad Ershad, died on Sunday aged 91, due to age-related health complications.

Ershad, the Jatiya Party chief and also the leader of the opposition in Parliament, was admitted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) on June 22 after his condition deteriorated.He had been on life support for 10 days with liver and kidney functions impaired.

As army chief of staff, Ershad seized power in a bloodless coup on April 24, 1982, overthrowing then president Abdus Sattar, and declared himself president in 1983.

He ruled until forced to step down by a mass uprising in 1990.

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1800 BANGLADESH CIVIL SERVANTS TO TRAIN IN INDIA

ANM News Desk: 1800 Bangladeshi mid-career civil servants will be trained at the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) in Mussoorie between 2019-2025.

The Bangladeshi civil servants are being trained based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed in February this year in the Fifth meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC).

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BREAKDOWN ON MILITANCY IN BENGAL: 4 ARRESTED FROM SEALDAH AND HOWRAH RAILWAY STATIONS

Monisha Mondal, Kolkata: A Special Task Force in Kolkata, acting on a credible source’s information arrested two members of Neo-JMB / IS (Islamic State) a banned Terror outfit. The accused hailing from Bangladesh were arrested from the vicinity of Sealdah Railway Station parking lot. A mobile phone was recovered from them containing Jihadi texts, books, photos and videos. The militants have been identified as Md. Jiaur Rahman (44) and Mamonur Rashid (33).

Pursuing to their statement, two other members of the same outfit were arrested from the vicinity of Howrah Railway Station and Jihadi Literature was seized from their possession on the early morning of Tuesday. The others accused have been identified as Md. Sahin Alam (23) from Bangladesh and Robiul Islam (35) from Birbhum in West Bengal.

The three arrested, hailing from Bangladesh reportedly took shelter in India to escape arrest and were further were involved in recruitment and collection of funds for organisation. The accused will be produced in court on Tuesday.

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MAJOR EARTHQUAKES RATTLE CHINA: 11 DEAD, 122 INJURED

ANM News Desk: 11 people died while 122 others were injured in two fatal earthquakes in China. A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Changing County at Yibin on Monday. Meanwhile another 5.3 magnitude earthquake rattled it on Tuesday. Rescue efforts are continuing in the area.

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THE ANCIENT REMEDY OF ACUPUNCTURE TO GRADUALLY SPREAD ITS ROOT IN INDIA

Monisha Mondal, Kolkata: ANM News was present to witness the auspicious Seminar on Indian Medical Mission To China and Sino-India Relations. The seminar was organised by The Consulate General of PR China at the office of the Chinese Consulate in Kolkata. Experts from China were present to elaborate the effectiveness of Acupuncture at a reasonable cost and to spread its availability in India.

 Acupuncture has a clearly recorded history of about 2,000 years but some claim that it has been practiced in China for some 4,000 years.

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CHINA APPOINTS SUN WEIDONG AS NEW ENVOY TO INDIA

ANM News Desk: China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new envoy to India.

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A TASTE OF INDIA AND BANGLADESH ON THE STREETS OF LONDON

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, Editor-in-Chief: ANM News is at the Brick Lane in London which has rows of restaurant with Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. Basically, if one comes down the Brick Lane it feels like they have come to Kolkata. There’s even a store name written in Bengali which is bent to give one a wave of homesickness. As we keep on walking, it seems like India and Bangladesh all around.