UNB, Dhaka, 5 October : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said a Rabindra University and a Rabindra Academy will be established in Bangladesh for higher studies and research on Bishwa Kabi Rabindra Nath Tagore.
She said the government is also contemplating to set up a Bangladesh Bhaban at Shanti Niketon in West Bengal (India) to provide housing facilities to Bangladeshis studying there. The Prime Minister made the disclosures while presiding over the first meeting of the National Committee for celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Bishwa Kabi Rabindra Nath Tagore on 25 Baishakh 1418 at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). Hasina directed the authorities concerned to complete all necessary preparations to make of the programmes of celebration a success. According to the Bangladesh-India joint communiqué issued during the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Delhi visit in January, the two countries will jointly celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. န Photo : UNB
PTI, Mumbai, 5 October : India is considering becoming a signatory to the international convention on nuclear damage, and the Department of Atomic Energy is providing relevant information to the Centre in this regard, a top nuclear scientist said today. "India becoming signatory to Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC), which has not yet come into force, is under consideration, and we are in the process of providing information to the government," Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman, Dr Srikumar Banerjee said.