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Mentioning that one of the world's languages disappears in every two weeks, the Unesco has urged all countries to promote multilingualism to help stop this programmed extinction. "Every

China outbids India for stake in DSE

Bangladesh has agreed to sell a large stake in its stock exchange to a Chinese consortium, an official said on Tuesday, rebuffing a rival bid from India that raised political sensitivities.

UN expects free and fair polls in Bangladesh

DHAKA: The office of the UN secretary general expressed hope that Bangladesh will reach into an environment to hold a free and fair election. UN Secretary General’s spokesperson

Donors losing interest to help Rohingyas

Donors have lost interest in giving emergency aid to Rohingyas, David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Programme, has told Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The WFP, however, will

Lawyers Zainul-Khokon secured ad interim bail

The High Court on Sunday gave ad interim bail to Supreme Court Ainjibi Samity president Adv Zainul Abedin and its secretary barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokon. A HC bench led by

Violent protests in Bangladesh after Khaleda Zia verdict

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 9 (ANI): Violent protests have taken place across Bangladesh after former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was sentenced to five years in jail. She was

AL needs to try its corrupt leaders now, CPB says after Khaleda’s conviction

The Awami League risks Khaleda Zia’s conviction clouded with controversy if its leaders involved in corruption are not tried, the Communist Party of Bangladesh warns

Ex-Bangladesh PM Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to five years in prison on corruption charges. Zia received the verdict Thursday in a courtroom in the capital, Dhaka. She was

Indonesia, Bangladesh committed to enhancing ties

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan 29 (ANI): Indonesian President Joko Widodo wrapped up his two-day visit to Bangladesh on Monday and called for stronger ties with the latter. He also extended his support

Bangladesh cancels Chinese road construction project on corruption charges

Dhaka, [Bangladesh], Jan.24 (ANI): Bangladesh has cancelled a road construction project with a major Chinese company which was building the Dhaka Sylhet highway on charges of attempting to bribe

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

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Form: People´s Republic Independence: 26 March 1971 BangladeshiTaka 100 BDT = 1.02 EUR
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