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Bangladesh

India's 'no crime, no killing' policy across border irks B...

A recent "no crime, no killing" statement by the Indian foreign minister during his visit to Dhaka has received harsh criticism from ri...

‘I was shaking inside’: Bangladesh’s first transgender TV...

Tashnuva Anan Shishir, right, presents the news on television at a news studio in Dhaka [Munir Uz Zaman/AFP] To cheers from collea...

Alibaba buys Bangladesh food delivery service HungryNaki

Online meal delivery service HungryNaki has 500 drivers who serve its more than 500,000 regular customers in five Banglades...

Bangladesh seeks China fund to address rural-urban digital...

Bangladesh has sought Chinese investment for a Tk 30-billion project that aims at reducing the 'digital divide'. Finance ministry has...

Rohingyas in India fear deportation after police detain ov...

Rohingya refugees carry their belongings as they leave a refugee camp in Jammu, India, on March 7, 2021 Indian police have detaine...

How is Bangladesh's Digital Security Act muzzling free spe...

A protester in Dhaka after the death of Mushtaq Ahmed Protesters have taken to the streets of the Bangladeshi capital following th...

Bangladesh cartoonist arrested under harsh Internet laws g...

Protesters calling for the abolition of digital security laws and justice for the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed in Dhaka on March 1,...

Is Bangladesh moving to normalize relations with Israel?

Israel turns out to be on a diplomatic spree of late. After mending fences with erstwhile foes in the Gulf and North Africa, a new door...

India versus Bangladesh over new Rohingya crisis ahead of...

A group of Rohingya refugees, who left Bangladesh last month, were found adrift in the Andaman Sea by the Indian Coast Guard. Banglad...

Bangladesh police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at new opp...

Dozens were injured on Sunday (Feb 28) as Bangladeshi police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at opposition activists to prevent new p...

Election process in Bengal is putting Bhutan-Bangladesh tr...

With the rising mercury level around the election process in Bengal, life is getting tougher there for thousands of Indians involved in...

NAVDEX 2021: Bangladesh Navy displays Type 056 corvette BN...

Type 056 stealth surface warfare guided missile corvette BNS Prottoy F112 BNS Prottoy is a Type 056 stealth surface warf...

Australia to lift air cargo ban on Bangladesh

Australia is set to lift its ban on direct cargo flights from Dhaka, a move that is expected to boost Bangladesh's shipments to the con...

Bangladesh’s deafening silence on the Myanmar coup

Bangladesh has good reasons to refrain from taking a position on the February 1 coup in Myanmar, the country’s foreign minister t...

Qatar Petroleum to supply 1.25m tonnes of LNG to Banglades...

QP’s recently announced expansion at its North Field East project would help Qatar again become the world's largest LNG produce...

Bangladeshi cabbages in Southeast Asian market

Cabbage exports from Bangladesh have surged nearly 6,000 per cent by volume this year over that of the past year. The country has ship...

India mends Nepal ties with transit of Bangladeshi fertili...

India has allowed transit by rail of Bangladeshi fertilizer to Nepal as it mends relations with its Himalayan neighbor. (Source...

Saudi investors keen to invest $5bn in Bangladesh

The investors of Saudi Arabia are interested to invest around $5 billion in different sectors of Bangladesh, including the tourism and...

Bangladeshi borrowers of National Bank of Pakistan don't w...

The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), a foreign bank operating in Bangladesh, has been making losses year after year, with its banking a...

Bangladesh eyes investment gain as Japanese firms exit Chi...

Japan incentivizing its companies to shift manufacturing facilities out of China and adding Bangladesh to a list of preferr...

Saudi woman handed death sentence for killing Bangladeshi...

A criminal court in Saudi Arabia has handed the death sentence to a Saudi woman for killing her Bangladeshi maid in a ruling rights gro...