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Centre urges West Bengal to allow entry of denizens stranded in Bangladesh

The Centre has again urged the West Bengal government to allow entry of 2,680 inhabitants of the state stranded in neighbouring Bangladesh since the...

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh warned to be wary with human trafficking rising

When Nazmin Nahar, a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, was offered a job in a garment factory by a distant cousin, she thought she had found...

Bangladesh records 3,480 new virus cases; body count tops 1,500

Bangladesh has reported 3,480 new cases of COVID-19 in a daily count, raising the tally of infections to 115,786. The death toll climbed to 1,502...

Welcome wears thin for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

When hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled Myanmar into Bangladesh two years ago, local communities were mostly welcoming. Today that welcome has worn thin, and resentment, anger...

Hundreds of Bangladeshi “extremists” to surrender: police

Hundreds of Bangladeshi left-wing "extremists" will lay down their arms Tuesday in what police say is the largest surrender of its kind in decades...

Worst coronavirus-affected areas would be under lockdown: PM

Hasina, also leader of the House, said her government will take effective measures to keep the wheels of economy running so that no one...

Bangladeshi exporters stop Indian imports from Petrapole border

Export of Indian goods to Bangladesh through the Petrapole border in West Bengal was disrupted on Wednesday due to agitation by a section of...

Bangladesh slum fire leaves many people homeless

A massive fire ripped through a slum on Wednesday in Bangladesh's capital of Dhaka, leaving thousands of people homeless. Hundreds of shanties were destroyed in the...

India, Pakistan enmity main reason why SAARC is not prospering: Bangladesh FM

The enmity between India and Pakistan is one of the main reasons why SAARC is not prospering, Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen...

Nobel laureate Yunus facing over 100 Bangladesh lawsuits

Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is facing more than 100 lawsuits from disgruntled employees at the telecoms unit of his poverty-busting microfinance Grameen Bank,...