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.
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 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.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Goal celebration cost Bangladesh the title of SAFF U-18 Championship, as it gave away the final game to India after being limited to nine players when the scorer was shown a second yellow card of the game.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Bangladesh has advanced into the semifinals of the SAFF U-18 Championship after holding strong Indian side to a goalless draw on Monday. Bangladesh held the 2015 finalist to secure the semifinal spot.
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Aug 25: Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Sunday by demanding their citizenship and other rights in the country they fled from.
DHAKA, Aug 18: About 3,000 people in Bangladesh were left homeless after a massive fire consumed several hundred shanties in a slum on the northern outskirts of the capital city of Dhaka, government officials said on Sunday.
DHAKA/MUMBAI, July 24: Onion prices in Bangladesh have doubled over the past two weeks after floods ravaged the crop and as imports from top supplier India became expensive after New Delhi withdrew incentives for overseas sales, industry officials told Reuters.
DHAKA, July 24: Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.
DHAKA/NEW DELHI, July 23: The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas.
DHAKA/GUWAHATI, July 18: One of Bangladesh’s main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states.
DHAKA, July 14: Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government’s sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy ministry in Dhaka, protest leaders and police said.
DHAKA, July 3: A district court of Bangladesh has handed death penalty to nine people for attacks on a train decades back with a view to assassinating then opposition leader and now incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, media reports said on Wednesday.
CARDIFF, June 8: A superb 153 from Jason Roy and a big-hitting 64 from Jos Buttler fired England to their highest ever Cricket World Cup total as they posted 386-6 in their third match at this year’s tournament on Saturday.
LONDON, June 2: Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan put together a record partnership as Bangladesh reached 330 for six wickets to set South Africa a formidable victory target in their World Cup match on Sunday.
YANGON, May 9: Some 18 people including five crew members were injured after a passenger plane of the Biman Bangladesh airlines skidded off the runway at Myanmar's Yangon International Airport (YIA) on Wednesday, said the Department of Civil Aviation Myanmar.
PURI, May 5: Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour slammed into eastern India, ripping out tin roofs and destroying power and telecom lines, officials said on Sunday.
DHAKA/BHUBANESWAR, May 4: The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where four more people died although more than a million had been moved to safety.
KATHMANDU, April 4: A-Division League champion Manang Marshyangdi Club made a poor start to its 2019 AFC Cup campaign suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Bangladesh’s Abahani Limited Dhaka in Lalitpur on Wednesday.
DHAKA, April 2: Chairperson of International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace of Asia Pacific Region (IAPP) and former minister EK Nath Dhakal paid a courtesy call on President of Bangladesh Mohammed Abdul Hamid at the presidential palace.
KATHMANDU, March 30: India and Bangladesh have expressed their commitments to work together on importing Nepal's energy, with India willing to allow transmission of electricity to Bangladesh via its territory.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barshaman Pun has asserted that Nepal and Bangladesh share bilateral and multilateral level cooperation in the field of energy. At a Nepal-Bangladesh Business Forum organized by the Bangladeshi Embassy here today, Minister Pun said that bilateral relations between Nepal and Bangladesh have been further bolstered since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1972.
COX’S BAZAR, March 18: Sixteen-year-old Kefayat Ullah walked to his school in southern Bangladesh in late January, as he had done most days for the previous six years, to find that - despite being one of the top students in his class - he had been expelled.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Nepal women national football team has taken the lead with three goals against Bangladesh women national football team during the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women’s Championship being held at the Shahid Stadium in Biratnagar on Saturday.
WELLINGTON, March 15: An international cricket match between New Zealand and Bangladesh has been cancelled after players from the visiting team narrowly avoided a mass shooting at a mosque in Christchurch on Friday.
March 8: “We need more street lights,” says Tansima, 28, who is an elected deputy bloc leader at the world’s largest refugee settlement, which is home to 620,000 people, more than half of them women or girls.
UNITED NATIONS, March 1: Bangladesh told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that it cannot take any more refugees from Myanmar, some 18 months after more than 700,000 mainly Rohingya Muslims started pouring across the border fleeing a military crackdown.
DHAKA, Feb 21: The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 56 people on Thursday, a fire official said, and could keep climbing as fire fighters combed the wreckage of the destroyed building.
DHAKA, Jan 9: Bangladesh police fired tear gas and swung batons as thousands of garment workers demonstrated for better wages for a fourth day Wednesday, shutting down factories on the outskirts of the capital.