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Forex reserves overstated by $7.2bn: IMF

The Bangladesh Bank has overstated its foreign exchange reserves by $7.2 billion through inclusion of non-reserve assets underestimat...

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Sends 57 roses to greet HM Ami...

Image Credit-PTI Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated India's Home Minister Amit Shah on his 57th birthday and al...

Certain Iqbal Hossain kept holy Quran at puja mandap in Cu...

Two Hindu women wail as they lose everything after miscreants set their homes on fire in Boro Karimpur area of Majhipara village in P...

Video shows man killed in Bangladesh during Durga Puja? no...

A gruesome video showing a man being hacked to death by two men has been shared by several social media users with a claim that it show...

'Bangladesh hindus deeply upset with India's response on v...

Gobinda Chandra Pramanik, a Dhaka-based advocate and the secretary general of Bangladesh Jatiyo Hindu Mahajote. Photo: By arran...

Why Bangladesh warned India over anti-Hindu riots, even as...

Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi. | Prakash Singh/AFP. For nearly a week, India’s eastern neighbour Bangladesh has been rocke...

Hundreds protest in Bangladesh over deadly religious viole...

University of Dhaka students hold a torch procession demanding justice for the violence against Hindus during Durga Puja festival, in...

Protests against Bangladesh violence rock Assam’s Barak Va...

The protest was called by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). (HT Photo) More than ten thousand people in three districts of Barak Valley...

A question of overreach

The Rs 6-trillion asset monetisation plan, which the government announced in August, represents one of the biggest leasing of publ...

Seven dead after violence erupts during Hindu festival in...

Demonstrators take to the streets in Dhaka after allegations of the desecration of an Islamic holy book in the city of Cumilla swept...

Bangladesh: climate change pioneer

Photo: Pavel Rahman/AP Climate change is a theoretical problem to many, but not in Bangladesh. A single degree rise in tempera...

Whose committee will this search committee actually be?

The tenure of the present election commission ends on 14 February. As there is still no law in this regard, once again the commission w...

UN, Bangladesh sign deal to aid Rohingya relocated to isla...

Rohingya refugees prepare to board a ship as they move to Bhasan Char island, near Chattogram, Bangladesh [File: Mohammad Ponir Hossa...

Bangladesh Is Clothes-Minded

Laborers wearing face masks work in a garment factory in Ashulia, Bangladesh, on April 7, 2020. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP VIA GETTY IMA...

Time to challenge what we know: Radwan Mujib Siddiq

Radwan Mujib Siddiq. File photo Policymakers need to revisit their assumptions and undertake a more detailed analysis of who and w...

Bangladesh’s ruling party to unleash online army to 'stifl...

Under the garb of countering "fake news" on social media, critics say the ruling Awami League seeks to stifle and criminalise voices cr...

Bank account details summoned to scare journalists

In the backdrop of the failure of political powers to prevent the steady erosion of democracy, when it has become near impossible for f...

Deepening Japan–Bangladesh relations

As the world continues to struggle with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladesh has been able to maintain economic gro...

Bangladesh to export 2,080 tonnes of hilsha to India

The commerce ministry today gave go-ahead to 52 companies to export 2,080 tonnes of hilsa fish to India by October 10 this year, as the...

PM Hasina sends Modi bouquet of 71 roses on his 71st birth...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi with a bouquet of 71 red roses on the occasion of his 71t...

A big study in Bangladesh finds simple ways to encourage m...

In Dhaka, bangladesh’s teeming capital of 18m, face masks are everywhere. They can be seen under the chins of street hawkers...