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Momen questions quality of US HR report on Bangladesh

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen File photo Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has questioned the quality of the US human rights...

Tipu Munshi holds meeting with Mamata Banerjee

Tipu Munshi holds meeting with Mamata BanerjeeBSS Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi had a meeting with Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister...

New media bill brings journalists under bureaucracy’s thum...

Editors' Council has expressed concern over the newly placed Mass Media Employees (Services and Conditions) Bill 2022 and said it will...

Govt doesn’t want interference in internal matters

The state minister for foreign affairs Md Shahriar Alam speaks with reporters while responding to the US Human Rights report on 17 Ap...

Heritage, history, and Dhakaiya food in Bangladesh

AM Emran showing off the family china. This 100-year-old warming plate is hollow and was filled with hot water through the hole in it...

Awami League: Discussions focus on next possible general s...

Speculations abound about the next national council of the ruling party Awami League. This council to elect party leadership may be hel...

Ex-Bangladesh envoy fears ‘trumped-up charges’ to force hi...

Mohamed Khairuzzaman believes Bangladesh will seek his extradition after finding him guilty in absentia in a corruption case. PETA...

'Hijab Row' in Bangladesh: Hindu teacher accused of making...

Representative image of students in Bangladesh. Photo: Scott Wallace/World Bank New Delhi: In what seems to be a direct reper...

Democracy and rule of law may be challenges in the days to...

Issues like democracy and the rule of law may become big challenges in taking forward relations between Dhaka and Washington, former Ba...

The U.S. should stop nickel and diming India and Banglades...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurate a major road named after former...

Peter Haas: We will continue to discuss the issues of conc...

Peter Haas, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Prothom Alo Peter Haas joined as US Ambassador to Bangladesh last month. In an interview w...

US stands firm on sanctions on rights abusers in Banglades...

Bangladesh’s special security force unit, the Rapid Action Battalion. Photo: Getty Images On April 4, the United States mark...

US HR report: State minister dismisses claims of giving la...

State minister for foreign affairs Md Shahriar Alam speaks to media at his office in Dhaka.Prothom Alo file photo State minister o...

US State Department’s alarming report on human rights in B...

Journalist Rozina Islam being arrested. The 2021 Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Bangladesh prepared by the US State D...

Bangladesh loses NY lawsuit over $81m cyber heist

Photo: Pixabay The Supreme Court of New York has dismissed Bangladesh Bank's 2020 civil complaint over cyber heist of its $81 mill...

Air pollution kills 240,000 annually in Bangladesh: WHO re...

Air pollution from fossil fuels kills approximately 240,000 people in the country every year with the deaths of over seven million newb...

Proposed law threatens to turn Bangladesh into 'surveillan...

The Bangladesh government is finalising a legislation which, if passed in  parliament, will make the country a “surveillance...

No need for volunteers from Bangladesh to join Russian spe...

A view shows a convoy of pro-Russian troops during Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the separatist-controlled town of Volnovakha in th...

Why cronyism could make Bangladesh go the Sri Lanka and Pa...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina The two-year-long economic disruption has triggered serious hardship and unrest in two cou...

US wants to sell high-tech weapons to Bangladesh

Bangladesh and the USA held a security dialogue in Washington on Wednesday where both countries discussed signing two specialised defen...

‘Discussions on lifting sanctions on RAB will continue’

Bangladesh and the United States have agreed to continue talks on lifting US sanctions on the country’s elite force Rapid Actio...