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Bangladesh

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...

SM Shafiuddin Ahmed made new army chief

Lieutenant General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed has been made the new chief of staff of Bangladesh Army. The Defence Ministry made the announce...

Australia: Kick-starting a new strategic and defence partn...

Australia’s 2020 defence strategic update identifies the northeast Indian Ocean as a priority area as part of our immediate regio...

What will it take for Bangladesh to win its battle against...

India’s devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic poses a threat to neighbouring Bangladesh. Many believe that the fail...

Bangladesh’s unplanned relocation of Rohingya refugees to...

In late May, thousands of Rohingya refugees whom Bangladesh authorities had relocated to remote Bhasan Char island broke out of their s...

A budget for business

The budget is business friendly, particularly businesses catering to the domestic market, both in expenditures and financing. The econo...

Poacher suspected of killing 70 Bengal tigers captured aft...

According to the Bangladesh forest department, the Bengal tiger population fell from 440 in 2004 to a record low of 106 in 2015. ...

Rohingya protest against living conditions on Bangladesh i...

Several thousand Rohingya refugees have staged “unruly” protests against living conditions on a cyclone-prone island off Ba...

The world should learn from India’s Covid-19 cataclysm

In cities at least, India's nightmarish second wave of Covid-19 finally seems to be ebbing. Delhi has brought its test positivity rate...

CHAYA: Bangladesh’s First space sharing marketplace

Mehraab Anwar (left) and Farhia Tabassum (right) launched CHAYA in 2019. Photo: Courtesy If you are a content creator or working i...

77% of new poor didn’t receive pandemic relief

Some 77% of the new poor – those who have gone below the poverty line during the Covid-19 pandemic – remained out of the go...

Italy extends entry ban for India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

Italy extended Sunday an entry ban for people coming from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as a continued precaution against the more t...