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Bangladesh demolishes thousands of Rohingya shops

Bangladesh has been praised for taking in the refugees but rights groups have criticised a drive to knock down makeshift shops that s...

RAB wants govt to resolve US sanctions

Rapid Action Batallion (RAB) wants continued cooperation with the United States despite the recent sanctions. RAB authorities say the e...

BSF deploys female constables to keep check on women smugg...

In this picture taken on 30 December 2021, Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol along an unfenced area at the India Ban...

“Nobody is interested in Bangladesh”

For years, the Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, the country’s statutory tourism board, ran a campaign with this terse instruction...

US seeks deal on Bangladesh security aid use

The United States has proposed to the Bangladesh government for signing an agreement on using the funds it is likely to receive for its...

'Human rights commission unable to do anything due to flaw...

Nasima Begum About the imposition of US sanctions on the seven former and current RAB officials on charges of human rights violati...

As US cries ‘genocide’ at China for Xinjiang, its silence...

Rohingya children wait for food aid at a refugee camp in Bangladesh in 2017 after fleeing the violence in Myanmar. Photo: AP Why h...

To end inequality, Bangladesh needs to improve democracy,...

Dr Akbar Ali Khan. Picture: Collected Below is the translated version of the speech delivered by Dr Akbar Ali Khan, a former advis...

Bangladesh national killed in BSF firing in Malda

Representational Image.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement A Bangladeshi national was killed along the international...

PM Hasina leaves for Maldives today

Prime minister Sheikh HasinaFile photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka for Male on Wednesday on a two-day official v...

Delhi-Dhaka: A model for the neighbourhood

Connectivity has been a vital aspect of the relations. Both States have perceived it as a means to promote mutual economic growth a...

Bangladeshi bard breathes life into the dying art of Puthi...

Bangladeshi composer and master of Puthi-paath, Abu Bakar Siddique, in his home studio: "It's hard to understand the magic of Puthi-p...

‘Everyone has overlooked me here’

Badruddin Umar. Collected Writer, researcher and left-wing politician Badruddin Umar was born on 20 December 1931 in Bardhaman of...

'BRI is a mega plan with deep geostrategic and geoeconomic...

'BRI is a mega plan with deep geostrategic and geoeconomic consequences' Among the many challenges and opportunities unfolding bef...

Bangladesh can't, shouldn't bear Rohingya responsibility a...

Photo: Collected UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar Tom Andrews on Sunday said they all, as part of th...

Power play

Stability – whether in political leadership or of power supply – has typically been short lived in Dhaka. No Bangladeshi pr...

Rights activists welcome US sanctions on Bangladesh’s Elit...

FILE - Members of the Rapid Action Battalion stand guard at the scene of an operation to storm an alleged militants hideout in Dhak...

Why did the United States just sanction Bangladesh?

People wave national flags as they gather for Victory Day, which marks the end of a bitter nine-month war of independence from Pakist...

1971 war: Getting Soviet help was a challenging task

Alexie Kosygin, Leonid Brezhnev, Indira Gandhi, Swaran Singh and T.N. Kaul. Colombo: It is a truism that India could not have...

Bangladesh to import defence items from India under USD 50...

President Ram Nath Kovind with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka. (Photo: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn) Bangladesh will soon im...

Bangladesh at 50: Dhaka no longer lives in the shadows of...

Bangladesh is not only a passive balancer between India and China, but has also emerged as an assertive actor in regional affairs. |...