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Bangladesh moves second group of Rohingya refugees to remote island

BANGLADESH started moving a second group of Rohingya Muslim refugees to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday(29), despite opposition from...

Coolie No.1 won’t get a simultaneous release in single screens

Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan starrer Coolie No. 1 is all set to release on Amazon Prime Video on 25th December 2020. A couple of weeks...

EU provides financial aid for garment workers in Bangladesh

THE EU countries will contribute more than  €100 million (£91.8m) to a Bangladeshi welfare programme to aid thousands of garment workers hit by job losses and...

Pandemic no setback for Bangladesh’s soaring ship industry

Work is booming at Bangladesh's largest shipyard -- quite literally. It's difficult to hear anything over the cacophony of banging hammers and crackling sparks, proof...

UN to Bangladesh: do more to end child marriage

Bangladesh must do more to tackle child marriage if it is to meet its own goal of eliminating the crime by 2041, according to...

Bangladesh to execute rapists after protests

Bangladesh introduced the death penalty for rape on Monday (12) after days of protests sparked by a string of sexual assaults, the government said. Demonstrations...

Gang war in Rohingya camps displaces around 2,000 families

AS MANY AS 2,000 Rohingya families were displaced following a turf war between criminal armed groups in Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh. Police and...

UN urges Bangladesh to take proactive steps to stop child marriages

THE UN has asked Bangladesh to take steps to end child marriage as new report found out that almost half the nation’s female population...

Bangladesh sends troops as seven dead following fight between rival Rohingya drug gangs

DAYS of fighting between rival Rohingya drug gangs, in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, left seven people dead. Bangladesh police on Wednesday(7) said...

Bangladesh rocked by fresh protests over sexual assaults

Hundreds of Bangladeshis staged protests and scuffled with police for a second day on Tuesday as anger mounted over the latest instance of sexual...