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Good start will help Bangladesh against New Zealand: Shakib
Dhaka, Dec 11 : Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan wants the team to get off to a good start in New Zealand in what he describes will be a "very challenging" tour for them.

Bangladesh keen to replicate home success abroad
Dhaka, Dec 10 : Bangladesh limited-overs captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza wants to carry their home success over to series abroad as the team gears up to face New Zealand in a bilateral cricket tour.

Bangladesh: Police fear radicalization as more youths go missing ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 10 : The issue of youths going missing in Bangladesh first received attention after the deadly Holey Artisan Bakery attack - that killed 29 people mostly foreigners in the an upstate area of Dhaka - where all five militants belonged to affluent families and have been ...

Bangladesh pushes back 135 more Rohingyas
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 9 : At least 135 Rohingyas were sent back by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) as they were trying to enter Bangladesh illegally.

B'desh-India to sign MoU on use of Chittagong, Mongla ports
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 7 : Bangladesh and India will be signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today which permits New Delhi to use Chittagong and Mongla seaports to ferry goods.

With eye on tourism, B'desh to introduce water vessels with India
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 7 (ANI): Ashoke Madhab Roy, the secretary of Shipping Ministry, said on Wednesday that Bangladesh will soon introduce water vessels with India for tourists of both countries.

BNP submits proposal on reformation of Election Commission to ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 6 : A 13-point proposal on the reformation of the Election Commission has been submitted by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to the President Abdul Hamid.

B'desh President to hold talks with political parties on EC formation
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 6 : Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will be holding talks with all registered political parties of the country on the formation of a new Election Commission (EC).

Bangladesh call up Rubel to replace injured Shahid for Australia ...
Dhaka, Dec 5 : Paceman Rubel Hossain has replaced injured Mohammad Shahid for Bangladeshs cricket training camp in Australia ahead of their New Zealand tour.

Bangladesh pushes back 48 more Rohingyas
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 5 : At least 48 Rohingyas were sent back by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) as they were trying to enter Bangladesh illegally.

Bangladesh's Mustafizur nears full fitness ahead of Oz training camp
Dhaka, Dec 5 : With Bangladesh's training camp in Australia only days away, maverick pacer Mustafizur Rahman's prospects of returning to the team from rehabilitation are getting bright.

Hindu temple vandalised, three idols destroyed in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 4 : A Hindu temple was vandalised and three idols were smashed by a group of unidentified miscreants in northern Bangladesh's Netrokona district on Saturday night.

Bangladeshi migrant killed in UK detention centre
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 4 (ANI): An elderly Bangladeshi immigrant, who had been living in the United Kingdom without proper documents, was killed in an immigration facility in Greater London.

B'desh PM Hasin rules out talks with 'killer' BNP
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec.3 : Ruling out the possibility of holding talks with Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) over the formation of a new election commission, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that no talks can be held with a 'killer'.

No need to assign special aircraft for VVIPs: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 3 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday that there is no need for assigning special aircraft for VVIPs like the her or the president by the government.

"Technical catastrophe" led to emergency landing of Biman flight: ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 3 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday that a "technical catastrophe" had led to the emergency landing of the Biman flight carrying her at Turkmenistan airport on November 27.

Unidentified miscreants set fire to houses of 20 Hindus in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 3 (ANI): Twenty houses of Hindus were set on fire by unidentified miscreants in Bochaganj upazila of Dinajpur on Saturday.

Bangladesh sends back 119 Rohingyas
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec.1 : At least 119 Rohingya Muslims were pushed back by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Cox's Bazar district on Thursday.

Khaleda Zia ordered to appear in court
Dhaka, Dec 1 : A court in Dhaka on Thursday ordered ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to appear before it on January 9.

Parrikar to meet Bangladesh leadership today to firm up defence ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec. 1 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Thursday hold talks with senior defence officials at Bangladesh Military Academy in Chittagong.

Bangladesh hands over 91 Rohingyas to Myanmar
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov. 30 : Ninety one Rohingyas, who were jailed for trespassing into the Bay of Bengal in 2015, have been handed over to Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP) by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Ghumdhum border in Nakkhanchhari upazila of Bandarban district on Wednesday.

Hasina urges Awami League followers to prepare for 2019 polls
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov.30 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged followers of her Awami League to prepare for campaigning so that the ruling party can retain power after elections are held in 2019.

Attack on B'baria Hindus: One of the main instigators held
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov.30 : Police in Bangladesh have confirmed the arrest of one person who allegedly instigated hate attacks on Hindus in the Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria a month ago.

Bangladeshi cricketers Sabbir, Al-Amin penalised for misconduct in ...
Dhaka, Nov 30 : Rajshahi Kings batsman Sabbir Rahman and Barisal Bulls pacer Al-Amin Hossain have been heavily penalised for breaking the code of conduct in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) cricket tournament.

Parrikar arrives in Dhaka today on a two-day visit
New Delhi [India], Nov. 30 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar arrives in Dhaka today on a two-day visit.

Castro likened Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to 'Himalayas'
Dhaka, Nov 26 : Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro once compared Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the Himalayas.

Bangladesh seeks international support on Rohingya issue
Dhaka, Nov 24 : Bangladesh on Thursday sought support from the international community to resolve the longstanding Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, including the current situation, a minister has said.

Bangladesh maintains 18 as minimum age of marriage for girls
Dhaka, Nov 24 : The Bangladesh cabinet on Thursday approved the draft of the "Child Marriage Prevention Act 2016" keeping the minimum age for girls' marriage unchanged at 18 years.

Bangladesh pushes back 107 Rohingyas
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov. 24 : Bangladesh has strengthened security along its border with Myanmar to prevent the entry of Rohingyas who are trying to cross into its territory illegally due to violence in the Rakhine state that has claimed the lives of at least 86 people and displaced 30,000 others.

Bangladesh appoint ex-England physio Dean Conway until 2019 World ...
Dhaka, Nov 24 : Former England physiotherapist Dean Conway has been handed the responsibility of keeping the Bangladesh cricket team fit until the 2019 World Cup.

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