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Drug use, terrorism "critical challenges" for South Asia-Bangladesh Envoy

New Delhi [India], Jan.9 (ANI): Emphasising the strong bilateral relations between New Delhi and Dhaka, the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India, Syed Muazzem Ali, has identified drug use,

Bangladesh records lowest temperature in 50 years

Bangladesh experienced its lowest recorded temperature in 50 years on Monday as the mercury dropped to 2.6°C in Tetulia upazila in Panchagarh.   The previous all-time low was

Disease Outbreaks Plague Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

COX';S BAZAR, BANGLADESH - At Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh, unclean water, cramped living quarters and squalid conditions create a prime environment for outbreaks of preventable

Dhaka Police bans rooftop parties on New Year eve

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 31 (ANI): Briefing the media about "extensive security measures" for New Year's Eve on December 31, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner

No religion supports militancy: CTTC chief

Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit Chief Monirul Islam said the reason militant groups are targeting youths because their main intention is to make Bangladesh as Pakistan or

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina holds Christmas gathering for Christian leaders

The Christmas gathering was hosted on Dec. 21 by the Prime Minister at her residence with some 500 Christians ‎participating, reports the Vatican News Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of

A disaster within a disaster: cyclone fears in fragile Rohingya camps

Pinned against the slope of a hill in Bangladesh's newly-engorged Kutupalong-Balukhali refugee camp, Mohiuddin's classroom is nothing but a parcel of bamboo and tarpaulin.  

Bangladesh pays homage to 1971 Liberation War casualties

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec 16 (ANI): Bangladesh is paying tributes to the 1971 Liberation War soldiers as the country is celebrating the 47th Victory Day. According to The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Bangladesh wishes to solve Rohingya issue amicably, says Army Chief

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], December 9 (ANI): Bangladesh Army chief General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq on Saturday said the country wishes to solve issues with neighbouring Myanmar over

Bangladesh Asks NY Fed to Help it Recover Stolen Millions

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Bangladesh's central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the

‘People disappear not only in Bangladesh, but also in US, UK’

Citing data from 2009, the prime minister said some 275,000 British citizens went missing, 20,000 of whom still remain without trace Disappearance of people is a common phenomenon not only in

Millionaire NBR officer through illegal income, says wife

DHAKA: Wife of an official of National Board of Revenue (NBR) accused her husband of embezzling millions of money.   The NBR official is Md. Shahid Khan, Assistant Revenue Officer of the

Mayhem over Facebook post

A man was killed and 20 others were hurt after police fired rubber bullets and teargas shells as violence flared up in Horkoli Thakurpara village of Rangpur yesterday over an alleged Facebook post

Aung San Suu Kyi – the Defiant Lady

Bangladesh is reeling under a catastrophic Rohingya crisis since last September when a new exodus of Rohingya population began from neighbouring State of Arakan in Myanmar because of the reign of

India, Bangladesh to hold joint military combat exercise

New Delhi [India], November 6 (ANI): The Indian and the Bangladeshi army are all set to take part in an intensive combat exercise at India's Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School at

Myanmar Blames Bangladesh For Delays in Rohingya Repatriation Process

A Myanmar government spokesman on Wednesday accused Bangladesh of delaying efforts to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled a recent crackdown in northern Rakhine state because of a dispute

Social Islami Bank faces ‘hostile’ takeover

The decision to remove the top three of the senior management and the announcement on their replacements was made at a closed door meeting of the bank’s board of directors  

Myanmar Agrees to Allow UN Food Distribution Operations

The United Nations said Friday the Myanmar government has agreed to allow it to resume its food distribution operations in northern Rakhine State after a two-month suspension. The agreement

589,000 Rohingyas Have Fled to Bangladesh Since August 25

A spokesman for the United Nations refugee agency says some 589,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since August 25. At a news conference Friday, Farhan Haq told reporters

Bangladesh Registers Thousands of Orphans in Rohingya Refugee camps

YANGON - The Bangladeshi government has registered thousands of orphans in Rohingya refugee camps as officials and aid groups attempt to figure out a plan to deal with large numbers of

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