A massive lightning strike in Bangladesh's Chapainawabganj district killed 17 members of a marriage party travelling on a boat
According to fire officials, the fire broke out at around 5pm on Thursday at the Shezan juice factory in Naryanganj's Rupganj.
Prominent Bangladeshi film actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni, has sought justice from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a Facebook post alleging that a businessman attempted to rape and murder her at a club here.
The Union home ministry on Friday night issued the notification for immediate implementation of the order under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Rules framed under the law in 2009.
More than 75,000 volunteers have been put on standby in Bangladesh to deal with the possible effects of Cyclone 'Yaas' which is now developing over the east-central Bay of Bengal, officials said.
Dhaka: An overloaded speedboat allegedly driven by an inexperienced underage boy capsized in Bangladesh after collision with a sand laden vessel, killing at least 26 people while many others were…
Dhaka: At least five workers in a Chinese joint venture coal-fired power plant were killed in police firing in Banshkhali of Bangladesh’s Chittagong region on Saturday, the police said. More…
Dhaka: The Bangladesh’s government is contemplating imposing a “full lockdown” for one week from April 14 in an effort to curb the recent resurgence of new Covid-19 cases, a Minister…
New Delhi: Continuing with the excellent tradition of strong bilateral and defence ties between India and Bangladesh, Indian Army Chief General M.M. Naravane is on a five-day visit to Bangladesh.…
Dhaka: At least 26 people died after a small launch carrying over 100 passengers capsized after colliding with a cargo vessel in Bangladesh’s Shitalakkhya river, according to a media report…
Dhaka: India and Bangladesh want stability, love and peace instead of instability, terror and unrest in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday as he underlined that both countries want to see the world progressing through their own development. Prime Minister Modi was speaking to the Matua community members after offering prayers at […]
Dhaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited the National Martyr’s memorial at Savar here and paid homage to those who died in the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence. On reaching the memorial, Modi also planted a sapling of the Arjuna tree there. “This sapling has been planted as a mark of respect for the […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Bangladesh on Friday on a two-day visit during which he will take part in a wide range of programmes aimed at furthering cooperation between the two countries. “PM @narendramodi emplanes for Dhaka. During his Bangladesh visit he will take part in a wide range of programmes aimed […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be on a two-day visit to Bangladesh from Friday, said that he was “happy that my first foreign visit after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic will be to our friendly neighbouring country, with which India shares deep cultural, linguistic and people-to-people ties”. In a statement on […]
Dhaka: A fierce social media ‘war’ has erupted between pro-Liberation Bangladeshis and the Pakistanis resenting Bangladesh’s much vaunted progress and growing relations with India ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the country. Modi will be the Guest of Honour at the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Independence on March 26, the day in 1971 […]
Dhaka: Tasnuva Anan Shishir became Bangladesh’s first transgender news anchor, as she presented the news on a private television channel on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Monday. Shishir has recently earned her scholarships in two categories to pursue higher studies in the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme at the James P Grant […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the “Maitri Setu” between India and Bangladesh, a bridge built over the Feni river, with Bangladeshi premier Sheikh Hasina asserting that political boundaries should not become physical barriers for trade. Modi also inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of multiple infrastructure projects in Tripura during the […]
Dhaka: The Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) is being rolled out across Bangladesh on Sunday amid lukewarm interest from the people to receive the shots against the virus. Two million vaccine doses arrived in the country on time from India as a gift. The vials were sent across the country […]
Beijing/Singapore: The Indian diaspora in China, Singapore, Australia and several other countries on Tuesday celebrated the 72nd Republic Day in a restricted manner and watched the cultural events virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Beijing, Ambassador Vikram Misri unfurled the national flag at the Indian embassy where the celebrations were restricted to officials of […]
New Delhi: In a virtual meet of Police chiefs of India and Bangladesh emphasis was laid on enhancing counter-terrorism cooperation especially against global terror groups. As a step towards that, designated ‘nodal points’ would be established for timely and effective handling and response to existing as well as emerging security and counter-terrorism challenges. In the […]
Dhaka: Recalling India’s role in the 1971 Liberation War, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said “India is our true friend” during a virtual meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. “India helped us in the war of 1971 against Pakistan. Their soldiers sacrificed their lives. Our relation is time-tested,” Hasina said. Speaking at the […]
Balasore: While on many occasions an alleged nexus between police and drug mafia has put the former in a fix in Odisha, the recent arrest of a Bangladeshi resident staying at Balasore jail barrack under the custody of police, who was found in possession of the contraband item has once again hinted at police-mafia deep links. […]
Bhubaneswar: Even though Odisha has been spared from witnessing a heavy spell of rain today, several districts in North Odisha will experience squally winds under the influence of the depression in the next 12 hours. Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 Kmph is likely prevail over north Odisha coast during next 12 […]
Dhaka: The best thing to hold onto in life is each other and this was manifested by a Bangladeshi man for his wife. Dulal Chandra Roy, a resident of Lalmonirhat’s Panchagram union Bangladesh, sold his land and bought an elephant out of the proceeds as a token of love for his wife Tulsi Rani Dasi […]
Dhaka: The death toll from a near-simultaneous explosion of six air conditioners in a mosque on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka rose to 27, with one more victim succumbing to his injuries, according to a media report. A 30-year-old man died on Monday while undergoing treatment at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn […]