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15 dead, unknown number missing after boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes off Bangladesh

by Naim-Ul-Karim At least 15 people died after a boat packed with Rohingya refugees capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to...

U.N. court orders Myanmar to halt ‘genocidal’ actions against Rohingya

The International Court of Justice ruled Thursday that Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority constitutes genocide and ordered it to immediately halt such...
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World Bank Group readies to host World’s First 24-Hour Economics Marathon

The World Bank Group will host the world’s first continuous 24-hour economics marathon to discuss, debate and draw attention to some of the most...

British journalist on Pakistan ISI payroll against Bangladesh

A controversial British journalist has gone all low in continuing senseless propaganda against the Bangladesh government and the country’s apex intelligence agency – the...

Bangladesh: A country where rule of law has long been sent into exile

Ever since the independence of Bangladesh in 1971, a country in South Asia, none of the governments has succeeded in ensuring the rule of...

Risks of playing with the Rohingya issue

The international community most possibly are not fully realizing the potential security threats the region and the world would face in near future unless...

Indian Giant ‘LAVA’ Invades Ghana’s Technological Industry

In the coming days, the Ghanaians market will witness a fierce competition in the technology industry between the emerging technology giant and the Chinese...

Why Bangladeshi people Love Ghana?

Bangladesh is from South Asia & Ghana is from West Africa. There is a long distance between two countries, a lot of difference in...
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SC upholds Ex Bangladesh PM bail in arson attack case

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Thursday upheld the High Court order that had granted bail to ex PM of Bangladesh & the main...

Peter Welch Appointed As President Of CGIAI

The leading and recognized professional body providing approved designation for the finance and investment management industry,Chartered Global Investment Analyst Institute (CGIAI), has appointed Peter...

UN Report Reveals More Evidence Of Myanmar’s Atrocities Against Ethnic Minorities

Amnesty International has indicated that, a blistering report released by the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) has brought yet more damning evidence...
China’s largest shield tunneling machine is ready for export on March 13, 2018. (Photo from the official website of the Tianhe Mechanical Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd)

China’s Developed Tunneling Machine Ready for Bangladesh Project

China’s largest self-developed tunneling machine will be exported to Bangladesh to assist with a river tunneling project, breaking the export monopoly of ultra-large tunneling...

MAVC connect citizens and District Assembly functionaries

Dr Fletcher Tembo, Programme Director, Making All Voices Count (MAVC), an International Initiative Programme, has called grantees to develop effective relationships with their various...

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees need more donor support

More countries need to step up and pledge their support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh amid an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, Amnesty International said today. The...
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina meets new arrivals in Kutupalong Refugee Camp, Cox’s Bazar. Photo: Govt. of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi PM calls for assistance for vulnerable arriving from Myanmar

Bangladesh PM Visits Overflowing Settlements in Cox’s Bazar, Calls on Government, International Community to Help Most Vulnerable New Arrivals from Myanmar Cox’s Bazar – IOM,...
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Bangladesh, Cambodia and China Sign Agreement on Digital Trade

Bangladesh, Cambodia and China today signed the Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific, a new United Nations...

WHO Launch New Report On Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has launched a new report, which indicates the remarkable achievements the world has made...
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DPRK expresses wish to strengthen ties with Bangladesh

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sunday expressed its wish to strengthen ties with Bangladesh as the South Asian nation celebrated the 46th...

Bangladesh eyes record US$51 billion 2017-18 fiscal budget

Bangladeshi Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said the government will request a record 4.20 trillion taka (around 51 billion U.S. dollars) national budget for...
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Bangladesh launches voice-mail service for mobile users

Bangladesh Monday launched voice-mail service for the country's hundreds of millions of mobile users. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy,...

Bus collision kills at least 11 in Bangladesh

A head-on collision between two buses in Bangladesh's Narsingdi district on Sunday left at least 11 people dead and three others injured, the district's...
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Fresh outbreak of bird flu detected in Bangladesh, 2,268 chickens culled

Bangladesh's authorities have culled 2,268 chickens following a fresh outbreak of bird flu at a commercial farm last week in Dhamrai on the...

Sinohydro praised as lead developer of Bangladesh’s new economic lifeline

The 193-km Dhaka-Chittagong highway, considered Bangladesh's economic lifeline, was riddled with holes and hollows and used to see nagging tailbacks regularly due to its...

World’s 2nd largest Muslim congregation held in Bangladesh

The grand prayer at the three-day Muslim congregation called Biswa Ijtema was held in Bangladesh Sunday morning, seeking divine blessings and welfare of all...
A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Bangladesh stocks close lower

Bangladesh's DSE (Dhaka Stock Exchange) Broad Index closed Sunday at 4,786 points, down 4.76 points from Thursday's finish. Among a total of...

Uber launches in Bangladesh capital

In a statement the company said that "The world's largest on-demand mobility platform will be available in Dhaka (from today) to offer safe, reliable...

Bangladesh remittances total US$4.25 billion in July-Oct period

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) official who preferred to be unnamed said the figure for the same period last year was 5 billion U.S. dollars. ...
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Bangladesh’s largest opposition party to hold countrywide protest

Ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's BNP earlier this month sought permission to Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to hold the rally at the Dhaka's lash green...

Bangladesh court issues arrest warrant for 22 opposition members

Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court issued the arrest warrant against Barkatullah Bulu, vice-chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), and 21...

The python revealed

We constantly hear of snake attacks in parts of the world with the python being the most talked about. In this video, we show...