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Dhaka, Delhi sign 6 MoUs to strengthen ties

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MNA National Desk: Bangladesh and India on Monday signed six documents to strengthen development cooperation between the two countries, reported news agency. Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale and his Bangladesh counterpart M Shahidul Haque witnessed the signing of the documents at state guesthouse Padma after a bilateral meeting between them. ‘Today, we add another 6 documents to our large and growing list of meaningful agreements signed during the recent visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India,’ said Vijay Gokhale. These include the implementation MoU on the friendship pipeline between Numaligarh and ...

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Diwali fireworks obstruct Delhi, irritating Indians

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MNA International Desk: Irritated citizens of the Indian capital, Delhi, are sharing images of smog, one day after Diwali celebrations saw huge quantities of fireworks set off. Scales of particulate substance in the air dangerous to health rose to nearly 10 times the safe limit of 100. A World Health Organisation (WHO) survey in 2014 found that 13 of the most polluted 20 cities in the world were in India. Delhi was the most polluted city in the world, the survey added. Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere ...

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