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Bangladesh ruling party mobilizes online propaganda army t...

Two young Bangladeshis look at their mobile phones near Dhaka University, Aug. 30, 202, BenarNews.  The ruling Awami Leag...

Bangladesh tightens grip on Facebook, Twitter and other pl...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government have been tightening social media controls since 2018. (Nikkei montage/Reuters/A...

States in Action: Federalism and foreign policy in India

In 2012, the Italian defense minister met the chief minister of the Indian state of Kerala requesting him to allow the trial...

Dengue adds to COVID-hit Bangladesh’s woes as dozens die

Dengue patients at Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh [File: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters] Bangladesh...

To align its economic growth with happiness, Bangladesh mu...

AFP PHOTO In recent years, Bangladesh impressed other nations with its remarkable gross domestic product growth story. But that ha...

Pran Group to invest in India, Nassa Group in Saudi Arabia

Pran Foods would invest $2,062,665 in the Pinnacle 4S Compnay Limited of India. File photo Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh are showing...

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh

Credit: Depositphotos Coastal, low-lying, and brimming with communities settled on rivers and waterways, Bangladesh is one of...

Bangladeshi cholera vaccine scientist wins Asia's 'Nobel P...

Firdausi Qadri was one of five recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, along with Pakistani development worker Muhammad Amjad Saqib....

6 Islamist militants in Bangladesh get death penalty for k...

A Bangladeshi anti-terrorism tribunal on Tuesday sentenced six Islamist militants, including a fugitive ex-army major, to death in the...

Wonder nasal vaccine knocking on the door

One sniff, and you're vaccinated against Covid-19! Almost 100 percent protected against almost all variants. It could be just that sim...

Nobody expected Bangladesh to achieve high economic growth...

A garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. | Andrew Biraj/Reuters Bangladesh is now 50 years into its independence and it is worth as...

Sex, sleaze and Pori Moni: Rhea Chakraborty-type media tri...

Bangladeshi actress Shamsunnahar Smrity (left) and Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty (right) Media trials are not exclusive to In...

Bangladesh starts COVID-19 vaccine drive for Rohingya refu...

Rohingya refugees wait to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at Ukhiya in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Aug.10.   © AP Bang...

World Bank position on Rohingyas unfortunate: Professor Im...

Professor Imtiaz Ahmed Professor of international relations at Dhaka University and director of the Centre for Genocide Studies, I...

Are Bangladesh and India economic rivals? Yes and no

Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP Numerous indicators confirm Bangladesh progressing ahead of Pakistan – especially on the social and...

Prominent Bangladeshi actress held by elite anti-terror fo...

Bangladesh's elite anti-crime and anti-terrorism force RAB on Wednesday detained the country's well-known film actress Pori Moni after...

In Bangladesh, musicians sing songs of loss and longing ca...

The Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Music has always played an important role in the lives of the people in Bangladesh....

Why Badhon’s Jamdani look at an international red carpet i...

Azmeri Haque Badhon from Cannes in a Dhakai Jamdani. (Photo: Azmeri Haque Badhon) Last month, at the 74th Cannes Film Festival, wh...

Bangladesh “in crisis” on freedom of expression index

Freedom of expression in Bangladesh is "in crisis", says Article 19, a British human rights organisation in its latest report. The Glo...

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 "...