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Qatar to fund for Rohingyas in Malaysia
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 18 : Around 56,000 Rohingya refugees living in Malaysia will be given access to education, training and healthcare using funds contributed by the Qatar government.

Padma Bridge project victims to file case against World Bank: PM ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 18 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the people affected by the World Bank's decision on cancelling finance to the Padma Bridge project and subsequent lawsuit in Canadian Court would file case against the bank.

Mustafizur Rahman likely to make return against Lanka
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.17 : Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman is expected to make a return to international cricket during next month's full tour of Sri Lanka, national chief selector Minhajul Abedin has hinted.

150 shanties gutted in Dhaka's Mohammadpur slum area
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.16 : A major fire gutted at least 150 shanties in Dhaka's Mohammadpur slum area on Thursday morning.

Indian Foreign Secy S. Jaishankar to pay two day visit to Bangladesh ...
New Delhi , Feb. 15 : Indian Foreign Secretary, Dr. S. Jaishankar, will pay a two day visit to Dhaka beginning on February 23.

Sheikh Hasina to undertake four-day official visit to Germany ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.14 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will undertake a four-day official visit to Germany from Thursday.

Rehabilitate landless Santals, Dhaka HC tells Bangladesh government
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.15 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government in Bangladesh and concerned district authorities have been ordered by the Dhaka High Court to take immediate steps to rehabilitate the Santhal communities of Gaibandha and Gobidaganj, months after they were reportedly subjected ...

Sheikh Hasina to undertake 4-day official visit to Germany from ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.14 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will undertake a four-day official visit to Germany from Thursday.

13 killed in gas cylinder blasts in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 11 : At least 13 people were killed in a gas cylinders explosions after a bus and a CNG-run covered van collided on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Faridpur's Nagarkanda last night.

Bangladesh: Road accident on highway leaves 13 dead, 20 injured
Dhaka, Feb 11 : Head-on collision between a bus and a pick-up truck in Bangladesh has left 13 dead and 20 injured, media reported on Saturday.

New CEC more loyal to Awami League than his predecessor: Bangladesh ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 10 : The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Friday alleged that new chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda is more loyal to the ruling Awami League than his predecessor.

Under proposed new Bangladesh citizenship law, expats may contest ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.9 : Bangladesh's Law Minister Anisul Huq on Thursday announced that the government will soon come out with a draft of new citizenship law that will allow Bangladeshi expatriates to take part in local government elections, but not lawmakers, president or a Supreme Court judge.

CPJ, IFJ demand probe into Bangladesh journo's murder
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 5 : The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has asked the Bangladesh to vigorously probe the killing of the daily Samakal newspaper journalist, Abdul Hakim Shimul.

Cattle smuggling mainly responsible for border killings: Bangladesh ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 2 : Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has claimed that cattle smuggling from India is a major cause for killings taking place along his country's border with India.

Liton Das recalled in Bangladesh squad for India Test
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.1 : Bangladesh batsman Liton Das has been recalled in the 15-member Test squad for the one-off match against India beginning February 9 in Hyderabad.

Awami League, BNP submits names for next EC
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 31 : The ruling Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have submitted the names separately of five people each they want as members of the next Election Commission to the Cabinet Division on Tuesday.

Kofi Annan visits Rohingya camp in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 29 : A three-member team of the Rakhine Commission headed by former United Nation (UN) chief Kofi Annan on Sunday visited the Rohingya camp in Balukhali area of Ukhiya in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.

Graft case: Khaleda Zia to appear before court tomorrow
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 29 : Former prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia will appear before a Dhaka court on Monday in connection with the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

Bangladesh HC rejects petition to ban three Indian channels
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 29 : Three Indian Channels will now be able to continue their broadcast in Bangladesh as a High Court on Sunday rejected a writ petition challenging the legality of airing the channels in the country.

Radicalised Bangladeshis become major concern for counter-terrorism ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 29 : New trouble on the anti-terror front has emerged in Bangladesh as radicalised Bangladeshis with dual citizenship have become a major concern for counter-terrorism surveillance by the law enforcers.

Bangladesh Political parties asked to submit five names for EC ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 28 : Political parties in Bangladesh have been asked by the newly formed search committee to submit five names of Election Commission head and members to the additional secretary of the Cabinet division by January 31.

BNP dissatisfied with search body formed for next EC
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Jan. 27 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is dissatisfied with the search body formed for the next Election Commission.

Jet Airways plane hits runway: Crew put off roster
New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The crew of the flight B737-800 has been placed off roster in order to assist with the investigation following a narrow escape for 168 people as tail of the plane hit the runway on landing at the Dhaka International airport on January 22.

Two Bangladeshis among four arrested in Malaysia for alleged IS links
Dhaka[Bangladesh]/Kuala Lumpur[Malaysia], Jan.24 : The Special Branch of Malayasia's Counter-Terrorism Division has confirmed the arrest of four people, including two Bangladeshis, in separate raids between January 13 and 19 in Kuala Lumpur and Sabah.

Two cases of bird flu found in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan.24 : The Government of Bangladesh has confirmed two outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry in the last week.

Hasina's India visit likely to be delayed
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 24 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's India tour, which was scheduled to take place in February, is likely to be delayed.

Bangladesh High Commission finally provides visa to Indian brothers
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 22 : Bangladesh High Commission on Sunday issued visa to the Indian national, who failed to travel to Dhaka with his brother past week due to error in their passports.

Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny in police custody
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan.22 : Bangladesh spinner Arafat Sunny has been arrested after a complaint was filed by a woman against him under the country's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act here at Mohammadpur Police Station earlier this month.

Bangladesh Police detain 152 Myanmar nationals for entering country ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 22 : At least 152 Myanmar nationals have been detained by the Bangladesh Police at the Ijtema premises in Tongi, Gazipur for entering the country illegally.

HRW urges Bangladesh government to disband RAB
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 21 : Following the Narayanganj seven-murder verdict in which several members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) were convicted, New York-based rights body the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Bangladeshi government to take immediate steps to disband the elite force ...