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 29: India and Bangladesh will be vying for their first title when they take on each other in the final of the SAFF U-18 Championship in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Bangladesh has made its entry into the finals of SAFF U-18 Championship being held at APF Stadium in Halchowk, Kathmandu.

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.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Bangladesh U-18 football team has started the ongoing SAFF U-18 Championship on a positive note with a 3-0 victory over Sri Lanka in Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Dr Bansidhar Mishra and Dr Narad Nath Bharadwaj as the ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh and Qatar respectively.

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, July 31:  Bangladesh is facing its worst-ever dengue fever outbreak as hospitals are flooded with patients, putting a severe strain on the country’s already overwhelmed medical system.

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.

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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.

A photo exhibition ‘The Small Heaven’ with an aim to promote tourism in Nepal was organized on Sunday in Bangladesh’s second largest city, Chittagong.

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.

DHAKA, April 19: A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday.

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.

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DHAKA, March 29: A fire broke out on Thursday in a large office tower in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, killing at least 25 people and injuring several dozen others, officials said.

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.

BIRATNAGAR, March 18: Minister for Social Development of the State-1 Jeevan Ghimire has said direct air service from Biratnagar to Dhaka was essential to attract Bangladeshi tourists to the region.

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.

KATHMANDU, March 15: A Bangladeshi national has reunited with her family after eight years.

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.

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KATHMANDU, March 5: Nepal and Bangladesh have signed the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) on Tuesday.

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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.

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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.

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CHITTAGONG, Feb 17: A fire gutted more than 200 slum houses in the Bangladeshi port of Chittagong on Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 50, police and firefighters said.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Nepali National Cricket team member Sandeep Lamichhane has reached Bangladesh to play Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on the victory of her party with overwhelming majority in the general elections.

DHAKA, Dec 31: An election official says Bangladesh’s ruling alliance led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has won Sunday’s election with 288 seats giving it enough to form the government.

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DHAKA, Dec 30 : Clashes between supporters of Bangladesh’s ruling party and its opponents killed two people and wounded nearly a dozen on Sunday, a government official and police said, as the country voted in a general election after violence-plagued campaigns.

DHAKA, Dec 30 : Bangladesh went to the polls on Sunday after violence-plagued campaigning, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking a third straight term in a face-off against an opposition whose leader is in jail on what she says are trumped up charges.

BANGLADESH, Dec 29: Bangladesh tightened security on Saturday for an election which expects to see Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina win a record fourth term but is dominated by opposition claims that they have been shackled by a government clampdown.