KATHMANDU, March 6: International Finance Corporation (IFC) has appointed Martin Holtmann as the new Country Manager for Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan.

DHAKA, Feb 21: The Bangladeshi government will not extend its COVID-19 restrictions once they expire on Feb. 22 but mask mandates remain as usual.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal is playing against Bhutan in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Women Football Championship today. The match is taking place at 6.45 PM (Nepal time) at the Bir Shrestha Shahid Sipahi Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has urged Bangladesh to allow barrier-free entry to Nepali products into Bangladesh.

Five Bangladeshis arrested from TIA

December 15, 2021 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Police arrested five Bangladeshi nationals from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, on Tuesday in possession of 1.311 kilograms of a yellow metal ‘that looks like gold’.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Bangladesh has expressed its interest to sign power purchase agreement (PPA) directly with Nepal's private sector hydropower producers.

DHAKA, Oct 16: Two Hindu men have been killed in fresh religious violence in Bangladesh, police officials said Saturday, taking the death toll to six from recent unrest in the Muslim-majority country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka, who is in New York to attend the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations, held a meeting with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A meeting of the energy secretary-level Joint Steering Committee of Nepal and Bangladesh has agreed upon carrying out cross-border electricity trade using Indian transmission lines.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The national women's teams of Nepal and Bangladesh are playing a friendly football match this afternoon. The match is scheduled to begin at 5PM at Dashrath Stadium, Tripureshwar, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Nepali national women's football team, which is preparing for the AFC Women's Asian Cup-2022 qualifiers, has announced it will play two friendly matches against Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, September 6: The Bangladesh women's football team has arrived Nepal to play friendly matches.

KATHMANDU, July 29: As much as 52,000 metric tons of urea imported from Bangladesh has arrived in Nepal.

DHAKA, Bangladesh, July 19: Waiting among hundreds of fellow travelers to catch a ferry out of Bangladesh’s capital, unemployed construction worker Mohammed Nijam knew he was risking catching the coronavirus, but he felt it was even riskier to stay in Dhaka with another lockdown looming.

DHAKA, July 10: The owner of a food-processing factory in Bangladesh was arrested for murder on Saturday over a fire that killed 52 people who were trapped inside the building, police said.

KATHMANDU, July 1: A consignment of 45,000 metric tonnes of urea that Nepal had purchased from Bangladesh has arrived in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 12: A total of 32,000 vials of Remdesivir have been brought to Nepal from Bangladesh for the treatment of coronavirus infection.

DHAKA, May 9: India’s surge in coronavirus cases is having a dangerous effect on neighboring Bangladesh, with health experts warning of imminent vaccine shortages just as the country should be stepping up jabs and as more contagious virus variants are beginning to be detected.

The pandemic left Bangladesh's fourth estate, the very profession that demands accountability from state and society, riddled with labour law violations.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The government has so far imported 30,500 tons of fertilizers from Bangladesh on government-to-government basis out of the total amount of 50,000 tons under a bilateral agreement.

DHAKA, April 5: A Bangladesh ferry carrying around 50 passengers collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakhsyaa River south of the capital Dhaka, leaving at least five people dead and many more missing, officials said.

Nepal’s Sanjog Rai, 18’ and Bishal Rai, 42’ guide Nepal to comfortable victory.

Sanjog Rai, 18’ and Bishal Rai, 42’ guide Nepal to comfortable lead

KATHMANDU, March 29: Nepal is facing Bangladesh in the final match of the Three Nations Cup 2021 at the Dashrath Stadium  in Kathmandu on Monday.

DHAKA, March 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed of Bangladesh paid a courtesy call today on President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is on a two-day state visit to Bangladesh.  The meeting was held at the Hotel InterContinental based in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, March 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari flew to Bangladesh for her two-day state visit on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, Mar 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is flying to Bangladesh on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has briefed top leaders of various political parties about her state visit to Bangladesh next week.

DHAKA, March 10: A Bangladeshi satellite television station has hired the country’s first transgender news anchor, saying it hopes the appointment will help change society.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Nepal is receiving the first consignment of the chemical fertilizer imported from Bangladesh on government-to-government basis.

It is impossible in all probability to find a woman who has not been sexually harassed online even once, but try finding one who had sought legal recourse for it under the Digital Security Act, and one would realise it is quite akin to finding a needle in a haystack.

DHAKA, Feb 16: A court in Bangladesh sentenced to death five members of an Islamist militant group on Tuesday for killing a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism six years ago.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Agriculture Inputs Company Limited (AICL) has set a new timeline of mid-January to import chemical fertilizers which Bangladesh is providing to Nepal on a refundable basis.

DHAKA, Dec 27: Bangladesh is set to move a second batch of Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar to the remote island of Bhasan Char in the Bay of Bengal this month, officials said on Sunday, despite calls by rights groups not to carry out further relocations.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The government has signed an agreement with Bangladesh to purchase 50,000 metric tons of urea fertilizer. An agreement between the government companies of the two countries was signed on Thursday at the initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD).

DHAKA, Dec 4: Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday started sending a first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to an isolated island despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: A member of the Nepali National Football Team, who had reached Bangladesh for a friendly football match between Bangladesh and Nepal, has tested positive for COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Nepali National Football team on Thursday left for Bangladesh to play a friendly match with a Bangladeshi power.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The supply of the chemical fertilizers that Nepal is importing from Bangladesh on a refundable basis seems to be delayed by an additional few months as the government bodies are yet to ink an agreement with the company contracted for transporting the fertilizers to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 17: A total of 401 Nepalis have arrived in Kathmandu from Bangladesh and Thailand on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 8: As the entire world is battling against the coronavirus pandemic, South Asian countries are no exception.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Nepali suppliers have approached Bangladeshi pharmaceutical companies for smooth supply of medicines after India restricted export of 26 drugs fearing short supply due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Minister Gyawali leaves for Bangladesh

February 17, 2020 12:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has embarked on a three-day official visit to Bangladesh this morning at the invitation his Bangladeshi counterpart, Dr AK Abdul Momen.

DHAKA, Dec 31: Muslim-majority Bangladesh has ordered telecom operators to shut down services along the border with India, citing security concerns over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law which critics say discriminates against Muslims.

Bangladesh defeats Sri Lanka by 2 runs

December 8, 2019 16:20 pm

POKHARA, Dec 8: Bangladesh women team defeated Sri Lanka by 2 runs in the T-20 Cricket match held in Pokhara on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The tariffs, terms and conditions of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with GMR Energy have been finalized for the import of 500 MW power to Bangladesh from 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project (UKHP).

DHAKA, Nov 17 :  At least seven people were killed and eight injured on Sunday after a gas pipeline exploded in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong, a police official said.

Bangladeshi President visits Bhaktapur

November 12, 2019 17:58 pm

Nov 12 : President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Md. Abdul Hamid, who is currently paying an official goodwill visit to Nepal, visited Bhaktapur this afternoon.

DHAKA , Nov 10 :  Cyclone Bulbul lashed Bangladesh overnight, killing six people and leaving relatives in a desperate search for 36 missing fishermen, though prompt evacuations saved many lives and the worst was over, officials said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Nepal, India and Bangladesh are mulling over putting into operation the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) motor vehicle agreement even if Bhutan chooses to opt-out of the agreement.