Thursday, May 23 2019 | Time 18:13 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Chinese ambassador rejects US sanctions against Chinese tech firms
  • Monsoon expected to hit eastern parts by Sat, hot weather continues in rest of country
  • Chaudhary Santokh retains Jalandhar Lok Sabha seat
  • HP CM congratulates PM on BJP's victory
  • DMK candidate declared elected from Thattanchavady Assembly seat
  • BJP leading on 12 Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand, Congress and JMM lead on one seat each
  • BJP maintains edge on 14 of 17 reserved seats in UP
  • Menswear brand Indian Terrain signs Dhoni as its Brand Ambassador
  • Amarinder to take up Sidhu issue soon with Congress high command
  • ELECTION-MAH-DINDORI TREND 1741 HRS
  • Party position-UP- 1700
  • RAHUL CONGRATULATES MODI FOR BJP'S VICTORY, RESOLVES TO CONTINUE FIGHT FOR CONGRESS IDEOLOGY
  • BJP eyes best-ever performance in Assam; allies likely to draw blank
  • Counting UP: First result in UP goes in favour of BJP, which leads in 59 others seats
  • 10 UDF candidates secures over 1 lakh votes margin in Kerala LS Election
World


Bangladesh is my second home, says Bhutanese prime minister

Dhaka, Apr 14 ( UNI) Bangladesh Visiting Bhutanese prime minister Lotay Tshering on Sunday also joined the colourful Pahela Baishakh celebration, the first day of Bengali New Year, in the capital city Dhaka.
The Bhutanese prime minister attended one of the Naba Barsha (new year) celebrations jointly organized by Shurer Dhara, a cultural organization and Channel-i, a private television channel, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka this morning.
Tshering, accompanied by speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen, was mesmerised by the performance of Shurer Dhara led by internationally acclaimed singer Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya.
After enjoying different songs, one in Bhutanese language, Lotay greeted the people.
He expressed his happiness as he was able to join the biggest festival of Bangalees. I would like to greet you happy New Year from deep of my heart, he said in Bangla.
Tshering had received his MBBS degree from Mymensingh Medical College under foreign student quota and underwent postgraduate training in different medical institutes in Dhaka afterward.
I spent seven years in Mymensingh and four years in Dhaka Bangladesh is as like my second home, Lotay said.
Later, the Bangladesh foreign minister told media that when Bhutanese Prime minister was scheduling his visit here, Bangladesh proposed him to come here during the Pahela Baishakh. He (Lotay) keenly accepted the proposal and rescheduled his visit, Momen added.
UNI MAZ KPV 1935
More News
Pakistan ready for dialogue, Qureshi tells Swaraj

Pakistan ready for dialogue, Qureshi tells Swaraj

23 May 2019 | 5:38 PM

Islamabad, May 23 (UNI) A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi cruised back to power so hoped by his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan, Islamabad favoured peaceful resolution of disputes with India and said it was ready to hold negotiations on all outstanding issues.

see more..

Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr dies

23 May 2019 | 5:20 PM

London, May 23 (UNI) The Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr has died at the age of 95, her publisher HarperCollins says.

see more..
World leaders applaud Modi on his sterling electoral performance

World leaders applaud Modi on his sterling electoral performance

23 May 2019 | 5:17 PM

London, May 23 (UNI) Several world leaders on Thursday congratulated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the trends show the ruling NDA moving towards a sterling victory in the general election.

see more..

Woman of 102 suspected of care home murder in France

23 May 2019 | 4:36 PM

Paris, May 23 (UNI) A 102-year-old woman is suspected of having murdered her 92-year-old neighbour in a French retirement home.

see more..

Missouri weather: Tornado kills three people in Golden City

23 May 2019 | 4:24 PM

New York, May 23 (UNI) At least three people have been killed as tornadoes sweep across Missouri in the US Midwest, local officials say.

see more..
image