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Bangladesh

Connectivity essential for wider Dhaka-Kathmandu engagemen...

Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday said connectivity was essential for smoother and wider interactions and engagements be...

Massive fire sweeps through Rohingya refugee camp in Bangl...

Smoke rises following a fire at the Rohingya refugee camp in Balukhali [Shafiqur Rahman/AP] A massive fire has swept through a Roh...

US-Bangladesh Business Council to be launched soon: Miller

Ambassador of USA to Bangladesh Earl R Miller today said that the US-Bangladesh Business Council will be launched soon to facilitate US...

How and why is Bangladesh better off than Pakistan today?

At a time when Bangladesh will celebrate 50 years of its separation from Pakistan on March 26, one needs to contemplate why a country &...

‘Development over democracy’: Why Bangladesh’s foreign aff...

Gowher Rizvi  In Bangladesh, ask a ruling Awami League politician what words should follow “development” and the...

Muslims, students protest Indian PM’s visit to Bangladesh

Muslims and student activists rallied in Bangladesh’s capital Friday to denounce the upcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Nare...

Lanka can harvest a lot from an economic tie-up with Bangl...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina greets Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa upon his arrival in Dhaka. Hazrat Shahjalal Internati...

Bangladesh emerges important in geopolitics

Fifty years ago when Bangladesh emerged as an independent state, it may not have caught the world’s attention, but today as it re...

UN makes first visit to remote Bangladesh island since Roh...

Rohingya refugees at Bhasan Char island in Bangladesh on Dec 29, 2020.PHOTO: REUTERS A United Nations delegation will on Wednesday...

Google, Amazon eye Bangladesh

Google and Amazon are working out possibilities of enhancing their presence in Bangladesh, according to people who know of the matter....

India, Bangladesh likely to sign three MoUs during PM Modi...

India and Bangladesh are likely to sign three MoUs during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Dhaka next week to attend the celeb...

ROKETSAN to export TRG-300 KAPLAN missile to Bangladesh

Bangladesh Chief of General Staff Gen. Aziz Ahmed announced that the TRG-300 KAPLAN Missile System developed by ROKETSAN will be delive...

Bangladesh-Nepal relations: Connectivity and business

Nepal is eager to gear up business and connectivity through railway, road and air communication with Bangladesh. Moreover, the Himalaya...

UN to visit Rohingya relocation island in Bangladesh

After a year of impasse, the UN and Bangladesh finally reached a consensus on a first-hand visit by the UN delegation to the Rohingya r...

The garment industry is ignoring the plight of its workers

Ready made garments workers seen at work in Narayanganj, Bangladesh on January 31, 2021. [Ahmed Salahuddin/NurPhoto via Getty Images]...

Bangladesh shipbreaker’s widow pursues test case on worker...

A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died dismantling an oil tanker in a local shipyard has been given the green light this week to keep p...

5 state leaders to join Bangladesh's golden jubilee celebr...

FILE PHOTO: Bangladeshi Foreign Minister A. K. Abdul Momen speaks during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not picture...

Nepal-Bangladesh trade pact stuck over other duties or cha...

In the fiscal year 2019-20, Nepal shipped goods worth Rs954 million to Bangladesh while it bought more than five times that amount fr...

India, Bangladesh exploring proposal for cross-border refi...

India yesterday said it is exploring with Bangladesh a proposal for supplying refined-LNG through cross-border pipeline and establishme...

Modi’s Bangladesh visit to be loaded with political messag...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to send across a political message from Bangladesh to electorates in West Bengal, which will go...

New crisis, new opportunity in Myanmar

The global community, led by the U.S., should empower Bangladesh to negotiate a sustainable future for the Rohingya in Myanmar. My...