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Bangladesh leading in commercial production of Bt brinjal
Dhaka, July 25 : Bangladesh is leading the world in commercial production after the country's government gave approval for this last year, according to a leading not-for-profit international organisation that shares the benefits of crop biotechnology with various stakeholders.
Hasina returns to Dhaka after three-day visit to UK
Dhaka, July 24 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned to Dhaka after her three-day visit to London to attend the first ever Girl Summit 2014.
3000 passengers left stranded at Dhaka airport by Biman Bangladesh ...
Dhaka, July 23 : A seven-hour-long strike by staffers of Bangladesh national carrier Biman Bangladesh left around 3,000 passengers stuck at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday morning.
Explosion in Old Dhaka injures three children
Dhaka, July 23 : A crude bomb explosion in Old Dhaka's Lalbagh-Namapura area injured three children on Wednesday morning.
Bangladesh PM Hasina joins Iftar party with journalists
Dhaka (Bangladesh), July 21 : Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, joined an Iftar party with journalists and other guests during the holy month of Ramadan here in her nation's capital on Friday.
Bangladesh cancels 35 fake freedom fighter certificates
Dhaka, July 21 : Bangladesh has reportedly cancelled at least 35 government officials' fake freedom fighter certificates.
House fire kills five in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 21 : Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh's Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.
Anti-Israel protests intensify in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 19 : Anti-Israel protests have intensified across Bangladesh, with a call going out from most quarters for a halt to the ongoing "genocide" and "freedom for Palestinians".
Expats rank Dhaka as most expensive South Asia city
Dhaka, July 18 : Expatriates in South Asia have ranked Bangladesh capital Dhaka as the most expensive city in South Asia.
Late actress Suchitra Sen's ancestral house in Bangladesh freed at ...
Dhaka, July 17 : The ancestral house of the late Indian actress Suchitra Sen in Pabna town of Bangladesh, which had been occupied by a Jamaat-e-Islami backed organization since 1987, has been freed from the latter's clutches.
Surprised how Indian garments getting global appeal: Nimrat Kaur
New Delhi, July 16 : "The Lunchbox"-fame actress Nimrat Kaur, who walked for designer Rina Dhaka at the ongoing Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW), says Indian fashion is changing like Indian culture and she is amazed to see how Indian garments are now accepted globally.
Malaika, Nimrat Kaur walk for Rina Dhaka at ICW
New Delhi, July 16 : Bollywood actresses Malaika Arora Khan and Nimrat Kaur Wednesday mesmerised fashion patrons as they walked as showstoppers for designer Rina Dhaka on the second day of the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW).
Bangladesh authorities finally free Suchitra's home
Dhaka, July 16 : Bengali film legend Suchitra Sen's ancestral home in Bangladesh's Pabna district was Wednesday finally freed from the clutches of the Imam Ghazali Institute after more than a three-decade tussle.
12 Dhaka student leaders expelled for attack on journalists
Dhaka, July 15 : The Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), a student union affiliated to the ruling Bangladesh Awami League, has expelled 12 of its members over an attack on journalists on the Dhaka University campus.
Bangladesh SC orders removal of structures from rivers around Dhaka
Dhaka, July 14 : The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for the removal of all structures, excluding those set up by the government to serve the public interest, from four rivers encircling Dhaka.
Pakistani held with Indian currency in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 13 : A Pakistani national was detained at the Shahjalal International Airport here Sunday for carrying a large sum of Indian currency.
Sheikh Hasina to attend Girl Summit in UK
Dhaka, July 12 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to fly to the United Kingdom on July 20 to attend the first Girl Summit that aims to improve condition of women in poor countries.
11 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Dhaka, July 11 : At least 11 people were killed and 20 injured Friday when an iout-of-control bus ran over pedestrians and then fell into a roadside ditch in Bangladesh.
Heavy rains in Bangladesh trigger flash floods
Dhaka, July 10 : Rush of hill water and heavy rains have generated flash floods in vast regions of Bangladesh's Sunamganj region.
Khaleda Zia's graft case deposition deferred
Dhaka, July 9 : A court here has again deferred the recording of testimony in the Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.
Dhaka tribunal to try 1971 war crimes accused Abdul Jabbar in absentia
Dhaka, July 8 : A tribunal in Dhaka today decided to hold the trial of war crimes suspect Abdul Jabbar in absentia for his alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War of 1971.
UN court gives Bangladesh most of disputed territorial waters
Dhaka, July 8 (Xinhua) A United Nations court has ruled that most of the disputed 25,602 sq km exclusive economic zone and territorial waters in the Bay of Bengal belong to Bangladesh.
Muslim nations in the Middle East fear extremism
Dhaka, July 3 : According to a Pew Research Centre survey, the majority of Middle Eastern countries with a large Muslim population fear Islamic extremism and maintain negative views of extremist organizations like Hezbollah, Hamas, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
Sheikh Hasina says verdict on Indo-Bangla sea dispute may go in ...
Dhaka, July 2 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she is hopeful that the verdict in the Bay of Bengal maritime boundary dispute with India will be in favour of Bangladesh.
India ready to extradite Nur Hossain
Dhaka, July 2 : India has agreed to send back Nur Hossain, the prime suspect in a multiple-murder case in Bangladesh, Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali told parliament Wednesday.
10 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Dhaka, July 1 : At least 10 people were killed and 16 injured Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus flipped over after hitting roadside trees in Bangladesh, an official said.
Feast from the East: Dhakai cuisine beckons Kolkatans (Foodie Trail)
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, July 1 : Dhakai (Dhaka) cuisine, or the signature food offering from Bangladesh, is often compared to its cousin from West Bengal for the characteristic extensive use of fish, rice and the pet condiment, mustard. But dig a little deeper and you uncover a world of ...
Taskin, Jubair among Bangladesh probables for Windies tour
Dhaka, July 1 : Promising teenage seamer Taskin Ahmed has been named in a 25-man provisional squad and will be joined by leg-spinner Jubair Hossain for the tour of West Indies from August 20 to Sep 13.
Hindu devotees in Bangladesh celebrate annual chariot festival
Dhaka, June 30 : Devout Hindus soaked in the religious fervour in Bangladesh while celebrating the annual Hindu chariot festival over the weekend.
India won't question Bangladesh polls: Sushma Swaraj
Dhaka, June 29 : India has no opinion on the Jan 5 general election in Bangladesh which the Awami League won amid criticism by the West, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said.