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Bangladesh

WB govt refuses to allow Indian citizens to return from Ba...

The West Bengal government after refusing to allow trade for weeks via key land border with Bangladesh in a surprising step has prevent...

'A critical situation': Bangladesh in crisis as monsoon fl...

Bangladesh could be plunged into a humanitarian crisis as it undergoes the most prolonged monsoon flooding in decades while it is still...

FTA with Bhutan within a month: Bangladesh

Bangladesh will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with Bhutan within the next one month in a bid to increase bilateral trade with the l...

Encircling India: China fast-tracks key defence projects i...

For Chinese Ambassador in Bangladesh, Li Jiming, bringing Chinese companies to Dhaka is not the only priority. His ostensible goal seem...

Bangladesh starts work on Matarbari deep sea port

Bangladesh’s cabinet committee on Wednesday appointed Japanese firm– Nippon Koei Company- to provide consultancy services f...

Quiet diplomacy

South Asian media had recently reported on quiet diplomatic efforts being initiated by Pakistan and Bangladesh, citing diplomatic sourc...

Bangladesh to deploy more troops along India border to sto...

Dhaka has planned to deploy additional troops in Indo-Bangla bordering areas to decrease border killings and alleged cattle smuggling....

Bangladesh tells India: BSF must use non-lethal weapons at...

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said Indian Border Security Force should be cautious and use non-l...

Iran, Bangladesh stress need for joint investment

During a meeting between Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Tehran Gousal Azam Sarker and Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, M...

Pakistan in diplomatic push to reset ties with Bangladesh

Pakistan is quietly making efforts to mend its ties with Bangladesh after certain developments in the region have provided a window of...

BGB protests against Indian media report

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has protested against a report published by The Indian Express implicating BGB in smuggling cattle he...

How much a Boti costs? If for a govt project, it costs Tk1...

File photo What type of vegetable cutter, locally known as Boti, is available in a forge at Tk10,000? The question has left Abu Y...

Repatriate, relocate, rescue the Rohingyas

A Rohingya refugee boy desperate for aid cries as he climbs on a truck distributing aid for a local NGO near the Balukali refugee cam...

Transshipment of Goods to NE: India starts first trial run...

India has begun its first ever trial run of the much-talked-about transshipment of goods to its north-eastern states through Bangladesh...

Bangladesh LNG power plant backed by $645m in Japanese len...

A power plant in Bangladesh fueled by liquefied natural gas will receive 69 billion yen ($644 million) in loans from public and private...

Construction of Bangladesh’s first ever heliport to begin...

Construction work of the country’s first-ever heliport, a dedicated landing facility for helicopters, will begin in 2021. The Mi...

Bangladesh: 50% of virus deaths come from capital Dhaka

Almost 50% of coronavirus deaths in Bangladesh come from the capital Dhaka, according to a new Health Ministry report. The overcrowded...

Debut cargo vessel to Agartala via Bangladesh port after 5...

Barely days after sending the first parcel train to Bangladesh, now another freight route through the sea has been opened with the neig...

'A third of Bangladesh underwater' after heavy rains, floo...

A third of Bangladesh is underwater after some of the heaviest rains in a decade, officials said. Almost four million people have...

Bangladesh: Police force faces brunt of virus

Coronavirus fatalities among Bangladesh's police force hit 50 on Monday with one more death in the capital Dhaka. "A total of 50 colle...

Bangladesh weighs paying for infrastructure with remittanc...

The novel coronavirus threatens to scupper Bangladesh's run of strong economic growth, which has averaged 7% over the past decade. But...