Modi's Bangladesh tour (Updates): India-Bangladesh land deal inked

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New Delhi, June 6: Narendra Modi's maiden visit to Bangladesh has taken a heady start with the PM having been received by PM of Bangladesh-Sheikh Hasina. Here are the live updates for the next two day:

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10.00 pm: Everything has happened smoothly and it's a historic agreement: WB CM Mamata Banerjee on Bangladesh trip.

8.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi at the banquet hosted by PM Sheikh Hasina

7.07 pm: An agreement was reached by BSNL and BSCCL Bangladesh (Submarine Cable Company) for lease of telecom bandwidth: S Jaishankar

6.35 pm: I am confident that with support of State Govts in India, we can reach a fair solution on Teesta and Feni Rivers: PM

6.18 pm: This visit is a historic moment. We have resolved a question that has lingered since independence. We have a settled boundary now: PM Modi

6.17 pm: We hope this would increase Indian investment in Bangladesh: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

6.12 pm: We discussed the issues of sharing of water of 54 common rivers, Also pledged zero tolerance against terrorism: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

5.55 pm: PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina witness the exchange of agreements.

4: 40 pm: Bangla Hindus say they live in 'constant fear', wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the issue with leadership

4.00 pm:
India-Bangladesh land deal inked.

3:30 pm: PM Modi, Bangaldesh PM Sheikh Hasina & WB CM Mamata Banerjee to flag off bus service between India & Bangladesh

3:15 pm: Earlier it used to take 2-3 days by train to travel across both countries: Alapan Bandyopadhyay

3:00 pm: GoI & Bangladesh Govt agreed to start bus service btw Kolkata, Dhaka & Agartala: A Bandyopadhyay, Principal Secretary Transport, West Bengal

2:45 pm: Bus service between India and Bangladesh to be flagged off by PM Modi & Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

2:30 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Mamata Banerjee in Dhaka.

2:00 pm: PM Modi plants a sapling at National Martyrs' Memorial.

1:15 pm: 19 agreements likely to be signed between India and Bangladesh

1:00 pm: Modi signs the visitor's diary at the Bongobondhu memorial

11:46 am: PM at Bongobondhu Memorial

11:34 am: UPA claims credit for the Bangladesh initiative

11:01 am: Modi pays tribute at the Martyr Memorial made for the soldiers who laid down their lives for the freedom of Bangladesh.

10:31 am: Teesta water sharing not on discussion charts; importance on border issues

10:15 am: National Athem of both the countries played by the Bangladesh Army band

10:00 am: Narendra Modi received at the Dhaka international airport by Sheikh Hasina.

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