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.
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.
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.
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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, 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, 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.
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.
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.