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Bangladesh border forces kill Indian guard, wound another, India says

Bangladeshi border forces shot and killed an Indian border guard and wounded another on Thursday after detaining an Indian fisherman, Indian officials said, in...

Bangladesh ranks 88 in Global Hunger Index, Above Pakistan, India

Bangladesh has ranked 88 in the Global Hunger Index 2019 of 117 countries with a GHI score of 25.8. Seventeen countries, including Belarus, Ukraine, Turkey,...

Lululemon investigates Bangladesh factory over workers’ treatment

Canadian yoga pants specialist, Lululemon Athletica Inc, said on Tuesday it was investigating a factory in Bangladesh over the treatment of female workers making its clothes. Factory...

Transgender councillor elected in Bangladesh first

A transgender candidate has been elected as councillor for a rural Bangladeshi town, the first in the ultra-conservative Muslim-majority nation where laws still discriminate...

Bangladesh Uber drivers strike for commission cut

Bangladesh's already congested capital Dhaka was further disrupted Monday as thousands of Uber drivers went on strike in the city of 20 million, demanding...

Bangladesh, Nepal ahead of India as growth in South Asia slows down: World Bank...

Bangladesh and Nepal are estimated to grow faster than India in 2019, according to the World Bank, which said that overall growth in South...

Dhaka’s rickshaw painting art is fading away

Syed Ahmed Hossain stopped receiving commercial art orders over a decade ago as no one was willing to pay for his works that once were very...

Bangladesh students keep up rallies as allegations site blocked

Students in Bangladesh staged a fourth day of protests on Thursday over the killing of an undergraduate as authorities blocked an internet page that detailed alleged...

BUET students continue protest demanding justice for Abrar murder

Hundreds of students protested across Bangladesh on Wednesday calling for political groups to be banned from campuses days after a student was killed, allegedly by activists...

Rescued from sex slavery, red tape traps Bangladeshi girls in India

Priya was 15 when a relative in Bangladesh tricked her with the promise of a dream job as a singer, drugged her, and trafficked her across...