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Dhaka, Paris commit to step up cooperation...

Dhaka, Paris to step up defence...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Nov 10 2021

LoI on defence cooperation relates to training and technology transfer, says the foreign minister

Strategic Analysis: Which frigates would...

Which frigates would be best for Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Considered the workhorse for a modern navy, the key role of frigates are guarding other battle or merchant...

Strategic Analysis: Bangladesh Air Force...

Strategic Analysis: Bangladesh Air Force...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 16 2021

Bangladesh set to acquire multirole combat aircraft

Taiwan plans $9bn boost in arms spending,...

Taiwan plans $9bn boost in arms...

World

Thu, Sep 16 2021

The new arms would all be made domestically, though the US will probably remain an important part and...

Strategic Analysis: Bangladesh, UK enhancing...

Analysis: BD, UK enhancing defence-security...

Military Affairs

Wed, Sep 15 2021

Bangladesh and the United Kingdom recently held the Fourth Strategic Dialogue in London to strengthen...

Death toll in South Africa unrest climbs...

Death toll in S Africa unrest climbs...

World

Wed, Jul 14 2021

The number of arrests has risen to 1,234, although many thousands have been involved in the ransacking...

Budget FY22: Defence allocation up...

Defence allocation up 8%

Economy

Thu, Jun 3 2021

In last year’s budget, Tk348.42 billion was proposed for the Defence Ministry

Defence to challenge Dipon murder verdict...

Defence to challenge Dipon murder...

Court

Wed, Feb 10 2021

Eight militants handed death sentences over the 2015 killing

Biden reassures Asian allies on defence...

Biden reassures Asian allies on defence...

North America

Thu, Nov 12 2020

Blue House said Moon and Biden had agreed to meet ‘as soon as possible’ after the...

Budget FY21: Military spending increases...

Budget FY21: Military spending increases...

Economy

Thu, Jun 11 2020

The amount allocated for military spending in this fiscal is 7.24% more than the previous fiscal

Study: Biggest jump in world defence...

Study: Biggest jump in world defence...

World

Fri, Feb 14 2020

Both China and the US increased spending by 6.6%, the report said, while Europe – driven by ongoing...

Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns...

Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 25 2019

A defence ministry official said Fernando had submitted a letter of resignation to head-of-state Maithripala...

Dhaka, Riyadh sign defense MoU

Dhaka, Riyadh sign defense MoU

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Both forces to cooperate on training, intelligence, exercise

Infographic: Trump calls for new missile...

Infographic: Trump calls for new missile...

North America

Sat, Jan 19 2019

President Donald Trump is calling for a new defence strategy to better protect the United States against...

Who is the winner in Trump’s latest...

Who is the winner in Trump’s latest...

Ziauddin Choudhury

Sat, Jul 14 2018

Whether NATO has outlived its utility is not an issue for Trump to decide

Indian defence minister: US sanctions...

Indian defence minister: US sanctions...

World

Tue, Jun 5 2018

India, the world's top defence importer, had been in talks with Russia to buy S-400 long range surface-to-air...

Dhaka wants stronger defence ties with...

Dhaka wants stronger defence ties with...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, May 18 2018

The negotiation to conclude a Saudi proposed framework deal on defence cooperation is almost...

Narendra Modi set to become first Indian...

Narendra Modi set to become first Indian...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 3 2017

While Israel has held the visit up as a diplomatic victory, both countries have practical reasons for...

India inks weapons deal worth $2bn with...

India inks weapons deal worth $2bn with...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 7 2017

India has been investing tens of billions in updating its Soviet-era military hardware to counter long-standing...

Indian army chief meets PM Sheikh...

Indian army chief meets PM Sheikh...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Apr 2 2017

Visitng Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat led a four member delegation to meet with Prime Minister Sheikh...

China, India in competition to woo Bangladesh...

China, India in competition to woo Bangladesh...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Mar 5 2017

Issues on water-sharing between Bangladesh and India have long been an obstacle for discussions between...