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Bangladesh bans selling of mobile phone connections to Rohingyas

Bangladesh already prohibits the sale of SIM cards to its own citizens who cannot provide an official identity card.

24 Sep 2017 2:27 PM

Swaraj talks to B'desh PM, says India pushing Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

Over 300,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh since latest flare-up in violence on Aug 25.

15 Sep 2017 4:50 PM

India sends 53 tonnes of relief materials for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The 1st consignment of India's assistance comes days after Dhaka briefed New Delhi about the problems faced by it due to influx of refugees.

14 Sep 2017 3:07 PM

India to send humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The UNHRC had said that 3,70,000 Rohingyas have fled violence-affected Myanmar's Rakhine state and sought refuge in Bangladesh.

14 Sep 2017 12:14 PM

At least 100 Rohingyas dead in boat capsize as bodies wash ashore in Bangladesh

The UN says at least 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled a Myanmar military crackdown in Rakhine since August 25.

13 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

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Myanmar laying landmines near B’desh border to prevent Rohingya Muslims from fleeing

The sources did not clarify if the groups were in uniform, but added that they were sure they were not Rohingya insurgents.

06 Sep 2017 5:18 PM

Boat carrying dozens of Rohingyas capsizes off Bangladesh, 5 children drown

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi has come under pressure from countries with large Muslim populations including to stop violence against Rohingya.

06 Sep 2017 11:33 AM

Myanmar: 125,000 Rohingya refugees flee Bangladesh; Suu Kyi under pressure

The latest violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on Aug 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.

05 Sep 2017 2:11 PM

400 dies as Myanmar army steps up crackdown on Rohingya militants

The army says it is conducting clearance operations against 'extremist terrorists' and security forces have been told to protect civilians.

01 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

Bangladesh sentenced 14 JMB militants over 2005 bombings

Court police's Inspector Anwarul Islam said charges against 3 suspects were dropped as they had died while 4 of the convicts are absconding.

09 Aug 2017 10:55 AM

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Trump Café in Bangladesh with life-size cut out of US Prez leaves politics aside

CNN is broadcast to give an extra American flavour, while the wi-fi password is ‘Ivanka Trump’.

16 Jul 2017 6:09 PM

Bangladesh factory blast death toll rises to 10

Factory authorities said the main site was closed on Monday, and the workers there were conducting boiler maintenance.

04 Jul 2017 3:49 PM

Blow for Khaleda Zia as another plea junked in graft case

With the apex court’s order, all the obstacles have been removed to continue a trial in a lower court against Ms Zia.

03 Jul 2017 2:07 AM

After B’desh landslides claim hundreds of lives, lightning takes 22 lives

Hundreds of people die every year from lightning strikes in Bangladesh and experts say climate change has worsened the problem.

20 Jun 2017 1:04 PM

Bangladeshi fan commits suicide after India's defeat in Champions Trophy

Bidyut, an Indian cricket fan, killed himself by jumping in front of a train, a police officer said.

19 Jun 2017 3:12 PM

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5 killed in fresh landslides in Bangladesh

With the addition of these two new landslides, the death toll from landslides in Chittagong division has risen further to 161.

18 Jun 2017 6:49 PM

Death toll rises to 156, many still missing in flood-ravaged Bangladesh

As The district administrations opened a number of makeshift shelter homes for people evacuated and rescued.

17 Jun 2017 4:55 PM

Bangladesh landslides leave 144 dead; 4000 homeless in shelters

To clear paths for rescue workers, villagers joined firefighters and soldiers in cutting fallen trees and clearing mud and debris.

14 Jun 2017 5:35 PM

B'desh landslides leave 137 dead; 4000 homeless in shelters

Local people said a landslide pushed 15 army men down to around 30 feet, killing 4 instantly.

14 Jun 2017 12:58 PM

At least 77 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

'The recovery work is still going on. The death toll could rise as many areas still remained cut off', officials said.

13 Jun 2017 5:50 PM

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