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Bangladesh

Islamic romance novels set hearts aflutter in Bangladesh

Kasem bin Abubakar was told nobody would buy his romance novels about devout young Muslims finding love in Bangladesh.

26 Apr 2017 11:42 AM

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

More than 10,000 school-age girls will take part in government workshops around the country.

18 Apr 2017 3:21 PM

Bangla PM backs Islamists in row over ‘Greek god’

The statue of “lady justice” has ruffled feathers in the Muslim-majority nation with hardliners saying it is a Greek god.

13 Apr 2017 7:08 AM

Bangladesh PM embarks on four-day India visit after 7 years

Apart from Pm Modi, Hasina will also call on President Pranab Mukherjee and meet opposition leader Sonia Gandhi.

07 Apr 2017 10:30 AM

Bangladesh: Security forces storm militant hideout; 3 dead

Bangladesh has been witnessing a spate of attacks on secular activists, foreigners and religious minorities since 2013.

01 Apr 2017 4:17 PM

12 labourers killed in Bangladesh road accident

Bangladesh has one of the highest fatality rates for road accidents in the world.

26 Mar 2017 3:03 PM

Blasts kill six as Bangladesh commandos storm Islamist hideout

Police primarily suspect the blasts were the work of a new faction of the homegrown extremist group, Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

26 Mar 2017 11:46 AM

IS suicide bomber blows himself up near Dhaka airport

He blew the explosives tied to his waist at a police outpost at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

25 Mar 2017 9:41 AM

Suicide bomber blows self up in RAB camp in Bangladesh

A man carrying explosives entered the of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) camp and blew it up, said Home Minister.

17 Mar 2017 3:30 PM

Acid attack victims redefine beauty in Bangladesh fashion show

The fashion show aimed to redefine the notion of beauty while calling attention to the menace of such attacks.

08 Mar 2017 12:40 PM