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India inaugurates its largest Visa Application Centre in Bangladesh

Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who was present at inauguration, said that it was largest Indian visa centre in world.

14 Jul 2018 3:57 PM

Rohingya camp leader murdered by unknown assailants in Bangladesh

The deceased, whose throat was slit by attackers had been leader of C11 block since beginning of recent Rohingya crisis.

19 Jun 2018 2:21 PM

Bangladesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in corruption case: reports

The high court will now resolve by July 31 Zia’s appeal that sought to overturn her conviction and a five-year jail term.

16 May 2018 1:28 PM

Islamic countries call Rohingya crisis 'ethnic cleansing'

The statement said the grouping will continue to work UN and other global platforms to address rights violations taking place in Myanmar.

07 May 2018 2:51 PM

Bangladesh proposes India’s induction as OIC observer

The Organisation of Islamic Conference is a 57-member grouping of Muslim majority nations.

06 May 2018 6:30 PM

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Rohingya refugees are now facing human trafficking

The Rohingyas are denied citizenship and basic rights by the government in their homeland, Myanmar.

03 May 2018 1:31 PM

Soon, Myanmar minister to visit Rohingya camps as Bangladesh seeks refugees' return

The minister will visit camps in Kutupalong where many refugees live in shacks that are unlikely to withstand heavy rains and storms.

10 Apr 2018 5:40 PM

Student protests turn Dhaka University into battleground, 100 injured

As violence spread across the campus, thousands of male and female students launched into pitched battles with police.

09 Apr 2018 4:56 PM

B'desh: Police fire tear gas at students protesting against unfair job quotas

The govt has reserved 56 per cent of civil service jobs for the families of veterans from the independence war and disadvantaged minorities.

09 Apr 2018 8:40 AM

Rise of radical Islamic forces in Bangladesh stirs concern amidst experts

Around 500,000 women were reportedly violated by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators.

03 Apr 2018 9:36 PM

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Liberal Hindu Bangladeshi lawyer disappears after Islamist trials

Ratish Chandra Bhowmik, a respected prosecutor and champion of minority rights, has not been seen since Friday morning.

01 Apr 2018 5:56 PM

Bangladesh cops detain man for faking his death over failed cricket bet

A video of Adel Shikder's purported murder was shared some 10,000 times within days, prompting a hunt for his body.

27 Mar 2018 8:42 PM

Bangladesh court grants embattled ex-PM Khaleda Zia bail extension in graft case

The charges against Zia had led to her boycotting polls in 2014, which triggered widespread protests at the time.

26 Feb 2018 7:19 PM

Khaleda Zia gets 5-year jail for graft

Ex-PM may be disqualified from polls; fugitive son sentenced too.

09 Feb 2018 2:32 AM

Corruption charges lead to 5 yrs jail term for ex-B'desh PM Khaleda Zia

In the same case, her son Tarique Rahman and four others have been sentenced to 10 years in jail.

08 Feb 2018 2:55 PM

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‘No place to be born’: 48,000 births projected in Rohingya refugee camps

Save the Children based its projection of new births on an estimate of how many of the refugees were pregnant.

05 Jan 2018 3:29 PM

Bangladesh police detain social media activist for defaming Islam

'The charge against him is that he hurt religious feeling by mocking Prophet Mohammed and made bad comments against Islam.’

27 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

Bangladesh celebrates 1971 war victory, honours Indian veterans

The 1971 war veterans of both Bangladesh and India once again got together to celebrate the victory.

17 Dec 2017 11:20 AM

NYC subway blast: B'desh police detain suspect’s family members

The device prematurely exploded between two subway platforms near Port Authority, America's largest bus terminal.

13 Dec 2017 1:09 PM

B'desh condemns US subway attack after suspect transpires to be its national

Bangladesh Police said they are unauthorised to comment on the suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant.

12 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

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