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6 Islamist militants in Bangladesh get death penalty for k...

A Bangladeshi anti-terrorism tribunal on Tuesday sentenced six Islamist militants, including a fugitive ex-army major, to death in the...

Wonder nasal vaccine knocking on the door

One sniff, and you're vaccinated against Covid-19! Almost 100 percent protected against almost all variants. It could be just that sim...

Nobody expected Bangladesh to achieve high economic growth...

A garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. | Andrew Biraj/Reuters Bangladesh is now 50 years into its independence and it is worth as...

Sex, sleaze and Pori Moni: Rhea Chakraborty-type media tri...

Bangladeshi actress Shamsunnahar Smrity (left) and Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty (right) Media trials are not exclusive to In...

Bangladesh starts COVID-19 vaccine drive for Rohingya refu...

Rohingya refugees wait to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at Ukhiya in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Aug.10.   © AP Bang...

World Bank position on Rohingyas unfortunate: Professor Im...

Professor Imtiaz Ahmed Professor of international relations at Dhaka University and director of the Centre for Genocide Studies, I...

Are Bangladesh and India economic rivals? Yes and no

Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP Numerous indicators confirm Bangladesh progressing ahead of Pakistan – especially on the social and...

Prominent Bangladeshi actress held by elite anti-terror fo...

Bangladesh's elite anti-crime and anti-terrorism force RAB on Wednesday detained the country's well-known film actress Pori Moni after...

In Bangladesh, musicians sing songs of loss and longing ca...

The Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Music has always played an important role in the lives of the people in Bangladesh....

Why Badhon’s Jamdani look at an international red carpet i...

Azmeri Haque Badhon from Cannes in a Dhakai Jamdani. (Photo: Azmeri Haque Badhon) Last month, at the 74th Cannes Film Festival, wh...

Bangladesh “in crisis” on freedom of expression index

Freedom of expression in Bangladesh is "in crisis", says Article 19, a British human rights organisation in its latest report. The Glo...

Attacks, land grabs leave Bangladesh’s Indigenous groups o...

Buddhist monk Agrojyoti Bhante who was brutally attacked by two machete-wielding men at a monastery in Khagrachari, Chittagong Hill T...

Bangladesh, India start freight train services on Haldibar...

Bangladesh and India on Sunday started regular operation of freight trains through restored Haldibari-Chilahati rail route, aiming to "...

General SM SHafiuddin Ahmed takes charge as Army chief

General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed has officially taken charge as the new chief of Bangladesh Army staff. He formally took over from his pred...

Bangladesh may have a solution for Sri Lanka’s muddled fer...

Bangladesh scientists introduce new flood resistant variety of rice to farmer. Bangladesh, which has made a success of agricul...

In Bangladesh’s empty Armenian church, a lone Hindu worshi...

With no priest to minister and no faithful to pray, an Armenian church in Bangladesh has one last parishioner: a Hindu caretaker doing...

Modi government’s approach towards India’s smaller neighbo...

On May 21, Bangladesh’s foreign minister AK Abdul Momen spoke to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi when Beijing pledged to provide...

A reminder for New Delhi: India isn’t Bangladesh’s gatekee...

DO NOT REUSE A woman in Dhaka during the Shakrain festival. | Ata Adnan A new generation of Bangladeshis are defining their c...

Are illegal exports to Bangladesh spurring rat hole coal m...

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-allied Meghalaya government is yet to bring the coal mafia under leash even as alleged illegal exports...

Diarrhoea kills at least 4 Rohingya on remote Bangladesh i...

Bangladesh officials say they have contained a diarrhoea outbreak that has killed four Rohingya refugees and infected 1,500 others, ala...

Bangladesh cricketer Shakib suspended after umpire outburs...

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al-Hasan has been suspended for three matches and fined for “showing aggressive behaviour towards t...