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Expanding Malaysia-Bangladesh ties

Bangladesh’s growing prominence in the region presents an opportunity for Malaysia to diversify its relations with Dhaka and poss...

Indian premier visits Bangladesh to counter China

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a two-day visit to Bangladesh arriving last Friday to develop political and economic ties and...

Bangladesh wants to produce Astrazeneca Vaccine locally

Bangladesh government has requested AstraZeneca to authorise production of its Covid-19 vaccine in the country.  A proposal was s...

Bangladesh restricts public movement, businesses from Mond...

The government on Sunday slapped fresh restrictions on public movement and business operations, suspending operations of all modes of p...

Bangladesh teen held for ‘offensive video’ mocking Hasina,...

A teenager has been arrested under Bangladesh’s harsh internet laws for making a music video mocking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...

Understanding Bangladesh’s most potent religious oppositio...

India holds a special place in the history of the creation of Bangladesh. In 1971, under then–Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, India...

India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh to hold joint milita...

India will take part in a joint military exercise along with Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan from April 4 to 12, in the first such mul...

Cyclone season awaits thousands of Rohingya on Bangladesh...

Rohingya refugees in Chittagong on their way to a Bangladeshi navy ship that will take them to be relocated to Bhashan Char island in...

Dhaka was my fate!

Upon joining the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1986, the first marching orders for my overseas posting I received in 1991 directed me...

The 1971 War, Caste, Citizenship and a War Memorial in Tha...

The 1971 War Martyrs Memorial, Barach, Tharparkar, Pakistan. Constructed by Taluka Municipal Administration, Mithi in 2006 Perhaps...

Bangladesh offers 'free' visit visas to Indonesians

The government of Bangladesh on Wednesday announced the start of a “free visit visa” facility for Indonesian nationals. &l...

PM Modi's visit to Bangladesh violated poll code: TMC to E...

The TMC has written to the Election Commission alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Bangladesh violated the mod...

US financing firm SIG to invest $2 billion in Bangladesh

US-based international financing company Sovereign Infrastructure Group (SIG) is planning to invest $2 billion in Bangladesh in the nex...

Two die in fresh Bangladesh protest violence over Modi’s v...

Two people have died in fresh clashes between protesters and Bangladesh police on Sunday, raising the death toll from religious hardlin...

Why did Bangladesh witness anti-Modi protests?

Bangladesh’s golden jubilee celebration plan turned sour as massive protests erupted against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

Facebook and Messenger reportedly down in Bangladesh

Social media platform Facebook and its instant messaging platform Facebook Messenger is reportedly facing outage in the country. Users...

Violent protests spread in Bangladesh after Modi visit

Police march towards activists from the Islamist group Hefazat-e Islam as they block a road during a nationwide strike over Modi's vi...

Why Bangladesh aims at building closer ties with Turkey

Bangladeshi Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen (L) and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pose for a picture at the Presidential Complex i...

'India's soul at stake': West Bengalis vote in divisive el...

India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, addresses a campaign rally in Kolkata In the sleepy, swampy surroundings of Nandi...

Four killed in Bangladesh during protests against Modi vis...

Protesters set a motorcycle on fire during a clash with the police as they protest against Modi's visit At least four people w...

Facebook and Messenger down in Bangladesh

Facebook says its services have been restricted but the BTRC claims access to the sites were not blocked. Social media platform Facebo...