The UN agency said the fresh delivery of vaccines is a welcome boost for Bangladesh's efforts to achieve its target of vaccinating 80 per cent of the total population by June 2022.
Md Johar Ali, district commissioner (DC) of Jhalakathi said that the 70 rescued people have been sent to nearby hospitals.
The President and First Lady Savita Kovind offered prayers at the renovated temple.
Speaking about trade and connectivity, President Kovind said that connectivity forms an important pillar of India-Bangladesh relations.
Independence of Bangladesh was achieved on December 16, 1971 through supreme sacrifices of countless freedom fighters. The independence was opposed tooth and nail by pro-Pakistani forces including Jamaat that was the largest, most organized and most active among all the militant Islamic groups that collaborated with the occupation forces.
The cycling expedition was flagged off by Major General Mohd Nurul Anwar, GOC 55 Infantry Division of Bangladesh Army.
The incident occurred weeks after a Rohingya leader was killed in a Cox's Bazar refugee camp.
Dozens of people have been arrested over the attacks and the spread of communal hatred on social media,
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 […]