India and Bangladesh strike an electricity-Internet deal

India and Bangladesh have made a deal in which electricity and Internet will be exchanged. India will supply 100MW power to Bangladesh, while Bangladesh will export 10GBPS Internet connectivity to India. According to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ‘in this age of interdependence, the two countries would further strengthen its ties and it is a significant day that both are promoting the ways of development.’ Bangladeshi Premier Sheikh Hasina added that ‘it’s not only physical connectivity that we want to achieve, rather connectivity of all types – virtual connectivity, connectivity of minds, knowledge, ideas and peoples.’