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Bangladesh

DEMOCRACY INDEX: BANGLADESH MOVES FOUR NOTCHES UP

While a large majority of countries recorded a decline in their total score compared to the previous year, Bangladesh fared better in t...

Shamsul Haque makes history by becoming first Bangladeshi-...

Bangladesh-origin American Shamsul Haque has been promoted to the rank of Lt Commander in the Detective Squad of New York Police Depart...

Bangladesh to sign currency swap deal with Russia

Bangladesh is preparing to take an alternative route to strengthen its trade ties with Russia, bypassing the US sanctions on the latter...

Bangladesh expects Myanmar to keep Rohingya repatriation c...

Bangladesh called for "peace and stability" in Myanmar after a military coup on Monday (Feb 1), and said it hoped its neighbour makes g...

Bangladesh slips 2 steps in corruption index, second-worst...

Bangladesh has slipped two places in the Global Corruption Perception Index 2020 released by the Transparency International (TI) and is...

Bangladesh to move 2,000-3,000 more Rohingya Muslims to re...

Bangladesh will move 2,000-3,000 more Rohingya Muslim refugees to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal this week, a navy officer said o...

India meddling behind halt of Sinovac vaccine trials in Ba...

A recent report in the Hindustan Times claimed that Bangladesh had to turn to India for help as Chinese vaccine producer Sinovac asked...

New warning system in Bangladesh to tackle rising landslid...

A new system that can warn people of landslides nearly a week in advance is set to be launched in Bangladesh later this year, helping t...

Two Bangladeshis get India's Padma Shri award

India has honoured two talented Bangladeshi personalities with 'Padma Shri' award, the fourth highest civil award of the country. They...

Bangladesh Navy to participate in the international naval...

The Bangladesh Navy has confirmed it will participate in the international naval exercise Aman-2021 in the waters of Karachi, Pakistan...

PM Modi can put lipstick on a pig but the fact is India no...

We have entered the 13th consecutive quarter of economic slowdown in India. Gross Domestic Product, meaning the total value of services...

Indian citizen with fake visa arrested at Bangladesh airpo...

An Indian citizen has been arrested with a fake UK visa at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) for trying to enter the UK by...

Bangladesh's first trans school ignites hope for acceptanc...

Hijras take lessons in the Quran, Bengali, English, math and social sciences at the madrassa  Riya was given away by her...

‘Trade agreement with Nepal soon’

The government will sign a preferential trade agreement (PTA) with Nepal within a short time in order to improve bilateral trade, said...

Guerilla on the Newsweek cover: Prothom Alo

71-year-old Hebzul Bari holding up a copy of Newsweek published on 6 December 1971 within him, as a freedom fighter, featured on the...

If Pakistan wants to be Bangladesh's friend

On the eve of Bangladesh's 50th anniversary of independence, the issue of Bangladesh-Pakistan relations has arisen again. Both countrie...

Bangladesh Air Force to buy Kh-31A supersonic anti-ship mi...

The Bangladesh Air Force has ordered the Russian-made Kh-31A anti-ship missiles for its upgraded MiG-29BM multi-role fighters that were...

Bangladesh expects to start Rohingya repatriation to Myanm...

Bangladesh officials say they expect to begin a third effort to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to their homes in...

Russia shipping nuclear power plant equipment to Banglades...

The Volgodonsk Branch of JSC AEM-technology, part of the machine-building division of Rosatom  Atomenergomash, manufactured and sh...

Bangladesh to launch Bangabandhu Satellite-2 in 2023

Bangladesh is getting ready to launch its second satellite "Bangabandhu Satellite-2" by 2023.  Bangladesh Satellite Company Limit...

Bangladesh expecting to start Rohingya repatriation in 2nd...

Bangladesh is expecting to start Rohingya repatriation in the second quarter of this year, Secretary to Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mas...