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7 killed in attack on Madrasa in B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Oct 23 | Seven persons have been killed and several others injured in an attack on a Madrasa at a Rohingya...

7 killed in clashes between rival Rohingya factions in B’desh

Dhaka, Oct 22 | At least seven people were killed and seven others injured in clashes between two rival factions of Rohingya refugees at...

Jamaat leader pleads guilty to communal attack in B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Oct 22 | Jamaat-e-Islami leader Kamaluddin Abbasi has pleaded guilty to his involvement in an attack on a Durga puja...

Tripura CM urges B’desh govt to protect minorities

Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 19 | Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday urged the Bangladesh government to protect the lives, properties and religious places...

4 militants who fled from B’desh camps surrender to Tripura Police

Agartala, Oct 2 | Four Bangladeshi trained extremists of National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) have surrendered to the Tripura police and deposited arms...

He came by air from B’desh to Jaipur, committed robberies and...

Jaipur, Sep 24 | The Rajasthan police have arrested a thief, originally a resident of Bihar, who frequently used to visit Jaipur in a...

B’desh inks trade, investment framework with Aus

Dhaka, Sep 16 | Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi and his counterpart Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Dan Tehan have signed a...

B’desh schools, colleges reopen after over a yr

Dhaka, Sep 13 | Schools and colleges in Bangladesh have reopened after being closed for more than a year as the number of new...

B’desh govt urged not to ‘reform’ Hindu laws

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Aug 26 | Opposing any reform of the Hindu laws, a group of minority leaders has urged the Sheikh Hasina-led Bangladesh...

B’desh brushes off US request to host Afghans

Dhaka, Aug 17 | Bangladesh has brushed off a request from the US government to provide temporary relocation shelter to some Afghans who worked...

B’desh announces discovery of new gas field

Dhaka, Aug 10 | The Bangladeshi government has announced the discovery of a new gas field in the country's Sylhet region, some 240 km...

B’desh police releases play director after interrogation

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Aug 7 | Police in Bangladesh have released television play director, Chayanika Chowdhury after interrogating her for being...

Lord Vishnu idol made of black stone recovered in B’desh

Dhaka, Aug 5 | An idol of Lord Vishnu weighing about 12 kg has been recovered from the Daudkandi upazila of Cumilla in Bangladesh.The...

Soumya Sarkar guides B’desh to win in series decider vs Zimbabwe

Harare, July 26 | Soumya Sarkar returned figures of 2/19 with the ball before scoring a career-best 68 as Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by five...

Shakib takes five, Das slams century as B’desh crush Zimbabwe

Harare, July 17 | All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan took five wickets to become Bangladesh's top wicket-taker in ODI history as they defeated Zimbabwe by...

Top militant outfit leader arrested in B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, July 17 | Mahmud Hassan Gunbi, a top leader of the banned militant outfit Ansar Al-Islam and Hefazat-e-Islam,...

India, B’desh reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership

By Sumi KhanDhaka, July 16 | India and Bangladesh have reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen the partnership and expanding multifaceted cooperation, and also...

Hunt underway for leader of Al Qaeda-affiliated group in B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, July 15 | A hunt is underway for Mahmudul Hasan Gunbi, the top leader of 'Dawatul Islam', an Al...

B’desh’s Covid caseload tops 1-mn mark

Dhaka, July 10 | Bangladesh's overall Covid-19 caseload has surpassed the 1 million mark as infections continue to spike amid a fresh nationwide lockdown.On...

B’desh factory fire toll reaches 52 (2nd Ld)

Dhaka, July 9 | The death toll from a major fire at a juice factory in Bangladesh's Narayanganj district increased to 52 on Friday...

3 workers killed, 26 injured in massive fire in B’desh factory

By Sumi KhanDhaka, July 9 | At least three workers, including two women, died and 26 others were injured...

Urgent vaccine supplies sought for B’desh

Dhaka, July 6 | Urgent actions were required to increase Covid-19 vaccine supplies for Bangladesh as hospitals have reached their capacity and oxygen supplies...

West Bengal reacts to B’desh visa fee

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, July 3 | Residents of West Bengal have reacted strongly to the recent imposition of a visa processing fee by the...

Walt Disney to reinstate production of branded merchandise in B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, July 3 | The Walt Disney Company has decided to reinstate its production of branded merchandise in Bangladesh after more than...

B’desh records highest daily deaths amid new lockdown

Dhaka, July 2 | Bangladesh has recorded the highest-ever daily Covid-19 deaths amid the new ongoing lockdown enforced to curb a resurgence of the...

B’desh enters week-long strict Covid lockdown

Dhaka, July 1 | Starting Thursday, Bangladesh entered a strict week-long nationwide lockdown in another effort to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.Before...

Two accused of rape bid on B’desh actress granted bail

By Sumi KhanDhaka, June 30 | A Dhaka court has granted bail to businessman Nasiruddin Mahmud and his associate Tuhin Siddiqui Omi in...

B’desh extends closure of education institutions

Dhaka, June 30 | The Bangladeshi government has extended the ongoing closure of educational institutions for another month in light of the current Covid-19...

Reliance Power starts exports of equipment to B’desh project

New Delhi, June 29 | Reliance Power has started the export of power equipments to its Bangladesh Power project. These equipment are being exported...

B’desh records highest daily Covid deaths

Dhaka, June 28 | Bangladesh has reported the highest-ever daily coronavirus deaths since the onset of the pandemic last year, increasing the overall fatality...

B’desh suspends public transport to rein in pandemic

Dhaka, June 28 | Bangladesh on Sunday decided to suspend public transport across the country from Monday in a bid to contain the spread...

B’desh to begin strict lockdown from Monday

Dhaka, June 26 | The Bangladesh government has announced its decision to impose a nationwide strict lockdown for a week from Monday in an...

Selection for T20 WC to be based on tours of WI,...

Sydney, June 25 | Australia's limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch has said that he would go by the performance of the players in the upcoming...

Amid Covid, Zimbabwe Cricket gets govt nod to host B’desh

Dhaka, June 23 | Bangladesh's tour of Zimbabwe for a one-off Test, three ODIs and an equal number of T20 Internationals will go ahead...

B’desh resumes Covid inoculation with Chinese vax

Dhaka, June 20 | Bangladesh has resumed the Covid-19 inoculation drive in parts of the country using the Chinese Sinopharm vaccines.Those who already registered...

Daughter-in-law of ex-B’desh AG alleges domestic violence

By Sumi KhanDhaka, June 19 | The daughter-in-law of Bangladesh's former Attorney General, A.F. Hassan Ariff has alleged domestic violence and filed a case...

FB, YouTube don’t want to help B’desh if citizens spread militancy:...

By Sumi KhanDhaka, June 18 | Social networking companies like Facebook and YouTube do not want to help Bangladesh if citizens are engaged in...

B’desh extends Covid restrictions

Dhaka, June 17 | The Bangladesh government has extended the nationwide coronavirus restrictions on public movement and transport for a month from Thursday.The ongoing...

B’desh actress attempted rape accused, 4 others sent to police custody

By Sumi KhanDhaka, June 15 | A Dhaka court on Tuesday sent Uttara Club Ltd's former President Nasir Uddin Mahmud and his associate...

B’desh re-elected as member of ILO governing body

Dhaka, June 15 | Bangladesh has been re-elected as a deputy member of the governing body of the International Labor Organization (ILO) from the...

B’desh actress sues businessman, 5 others over attempted rape, murder

By Sumi KhanDhaka, June 14 | Top Bangladeshi film star Pori Moni has filed a case against businessman Nasiruddin Mahmud and five other...

B’desh records highest Covid deaths in over a month

Dhaka, June 14 | Bangladesh has registered its highest number of single-day Covid-19 fatalities in more than a month, increasing the overall death toll...

B’desh actress claims attempted rape, murder; seeks justice

By Sumi KhanDhaka, June 14 | Top Bangladeshi film star Pori Moni has claimed in a Facebook post addressed to the country's Prime Minister...

B’desh educational institutions to remain shut till June 30

Dhaka, June 13 | The Bangladeshi government has further extended the ongoing closure of educational institutions until June 30 as the Covid-19 infection rate...

B’desh names new head of armed forces

Dhaka, June 11 | The Bangladesh Defence Ministry has named SM Shafiuddin Ahmed as the new Chief of Army Staff.Lieutenant Colonel Abdullah Ibne Jayed,...

Suspected Chinese spy held while illegally entering India from B’desh (Lead)

New Delhi, June 10 | In a major catch, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday arrested a suspected Chinese spy who was trying...

B’desh ACC to question 50 Hefazat leaders on graft charges

By Sumi KhanDhaka, June 9 | The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Bangladesh will question 50 leaders of radical outfit Hefazat-e-Islam, including its top leaders...

BSF returns B’desh teenager who strayed into India

New Delhi, June 9 | In a gesture of mutual cooperation and emphasis on well-being of border population of both the countries,...

BSF busts racket smuggling fake Indian currency from B’desh

New Delhi, June 8 | The Border Security Force (BSF) has unearthed a gang operating from both sides of India-Bangladesh border by nabbing two...

Business

Go First commences Srinagar-Sharjah flight service

New Delhi, Oct 23 | Go First, formerly known as GoAir, on Saturday commenced the first-ever direct international flight service from Srinagar.Operated on an...