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Bangladesh

Bangladesh at 50: how the country has fared since independ...

Boats on the Buriganga river in Dhaka in February. Bangladesh's economy has grown substantially since independence in 1971....

Bangladesh at 50: Booming economy, shrinking rights

Bangladesh turns 50 this week as an economic success story but also an increasingly repressive de facto one-party state where a cartoon...

Over 20 injured as police, protesters clash over Modi's vi...

Police and protesters clashing over Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit in Dhaka’s Motijheel area on Thu...

Bangladesh-Pakistan ties have immense potential: PM Hasina

The existing bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Pakistan have immense potentials to deepen and diversify in future, Prime Minis...

Plot to kill PM Hasina: Firing squad for 14 militants

A speedy trial tribunal in Dhaka on Tuesday ordered the execution of 14 militants of banned Islamist outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad Bangladesh...

At least 25 injured as BCL swoop on anti-Modi protest

BCL leaders and activists attack an anti-Modi protest in Dhaka on 23 March 2021, Sazid Hossain At least 25 students including two...

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]...