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UN Official Welcomes Rohingya Relocation Plan

A senior UN official has welcomed Bangladesh's plan to move Rohingya refugees out of the country's congested camps, but said any move to transfer...

Bangladesh opposition stalwart jailed for threatening PM

A Bangladesh opposition stalwart was jailed in absentia for three years Wednesday for threatening the prime minister in what his party said was another example of...

Dengue outbreak: Death toll rises to 14

Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-populated country. At least...

Bangladesh halts new SIM card sale in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh mobile operators have on government orders stopped selling new SIM cards to Rohingya refugees, officials said Monday, in a further sign of Dhaka's impatience...

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,...

Elephants Face ‘Time Bomb’ In Bangladesh Land Clash With Rohingya Refugees

Standing atop an elephant watch-tower on the outskirts of the sprawling Rohingya refugee settlement in southeast Bangladesh, Nur Islam takes great pride in keeping...

Student’s rape triggers protests in Bangladesh capital

The sexual assault of a student at a top university in Bangladesh triggered angry protests in Bangladesh on Monday, with demonstrators urging the death penalty for convicted rapists. The...

Bangladesh Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia Hospitalised

Bangladesh's jailed opposition leader Khaleda Zia was taken to hospital in Dhaka on Monday (1) for tests, said her lawyer, who described the two-time...

Two teenage cricketers dead in Bangladesh lightning strike

Two promising teenage cricketers were killed by lightning in Bangladesh Thursday, officials said, as the death toll during the annual monsoon season rose to...

First repatriation flight from Bangladesh to be in city on May 18

The first repatriation flight from Bangladesh under the ''Vande Bharat'' Mission will reach the city on May 18 with 160 passengers, West Bengal Home...