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Bangladesh needs preferential trade terms beyond 2026, PM...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses Nikkei's Future of Asia forum with a video message on May 27. TOKYO -- Banglades...

UN working group against enforced disappearances

Adiba Islam Hridi breaks into tears while asking for her father Parvez Hossain, to be returned. Mayer Daak, a platform of the familie...

Myanmar situation continues to remain unsafe for civilians...

Rabab FatimaUNB Bangladesh is concerned that the situation in Myanmar continues to remain unsafe for civilians, especially for the...

Bangladesh ambassador to the US being removed

Md Shahidul Islam Major changing will take place in the Bangladesh diplomatic missions overseas this year. The high commissioner a...

US resumes Fullbright Program, launches Academy for Women...

The US today resumed its Fulbright Program that was suspended following the 2016 Holey Artisan Bakery attack. US Ambassador Peter Haas...

Interview of Weerakoon A Wijewardena: Sri Lankans widely b...

Weerakoon A Wijewardena Why has this situation emerged in Sri Lanka? Could this have been prevented? The origin of the crisis can...

US expresses concerns over shrinking press freedom in Bang...

The US embassy in Dhaka organised a discussion marking World Press Freedom Day 2022 at the EMK Centre in the capital on Tuesday.&nb...

How ‘Bangladeshi citizen’ Alo Rani Sarkar fought West Beng...

File photo of Alo Rani Sarkar | Facebook Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Friday dismissed an election petition filed by Alo Rani...

Taka depreciated further by 40 paisa

File photo Bangladesh Bank once again devaluated the taka against the US dollar, raising the exchange value of the dollar by 40 pa...

Shyam Benegal responds to criticism of ‘Mujib: The Making...

Arifin Shuvoo stars as Bangladesh’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in ‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation&r...

Bangladesh: 'Inflation control should be given top priorit...

Discussants at a roundtable on Bangladesh's economy at Prothom Alo's Karwan Bazar office on 21 May 2022Dipu Malakar Controlling th...

In South Asia, Bangladesh’s ‘deft’ balancing of US, China...

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and India’s PM Narendra Modi. Photo: AP While countries in South Asia are mired in economic cris...

What Bangladesh can teach Afghanistan on women's education

In the last three decades, Bangladesh has elected two prime ministers, both women. Its national and local governments have a growing nu...

Don’t take US sanctions personally, Bangladesh

Mahmud Hossain Opu I’ve got bad news for you, Bangladesh. New Delhi can’t help Dhaka lift the US sanctions on the Rapid A...

Is Bangladesh heading toward a Sri Lanka-like crisis?

Soaring prices of essential items are bringing enormous pain to economically weaker sections of Bangladeshi society Sri Lanka has...

A ruby that lights up the dark': Bangladesh’s only handwri...

In this age of rapid digital transformation, using ancient methods of writing pamphlets to disseminate information amongst people sound...

Govt’s assessment on inflation not realistic: Debapriya Bh...

Debapriya Bhattacharya File photo Convener of Citizen's Platform for SDGs Debapriya Bhattacharya said the assessment on inflation...

Cyber Radicalization by Bangladeshi Islamists

Bangladesh Army Counter-terrorism unit, December 14, 2016. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Shadman Samee Militant Islamism has pos...

Bangladesh: We want even sterner laws

The success of this government is incomparable. They are the role model of development, they have established people's voting rights, t...

PK Halder: How a scamster rose from humble beginnings to a...

His father was a farmer and mother a school teacher. It thus fell upon his mother to regularly take him to Dighirjan Primary School in...

Will the Northeast benefit from Bangladesh offer of servic...

Reviving trade: There is a dire need for connectivity between India’s ‘mainland’ and the Northeast via Bangladesh t...