Dhaka on Tuesday finalised the terms and conditions for the return of irregular migrants from the European Union and agreed to bring back all its irregular nationals through a nationality verification... More
After spending a fortune on maintaining two grounded aircraft, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is now forced to sell them for scraps after nobody expressed any interest in buying them whole.
The two Airbus... More
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina spoke in favour of section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act amid growing calls for repeal of the provision for its “widespread misuse”.
Speaking at... More
New Delhi expects a new waterway between Bangladesh and India will complete in one year.
The Indian and Bangladeshi governments have undertaken an ambitious project to establish a new waterway between the... More
The Bangladesh Bank kept local information technology and law enforcement agencies in dark after the cybertheft of $101 million from its reserve in February 2016 and assigned World Informatix Cyber Security... More
The UK has said in a report it saw no improvement in the overall human rights situation in Bangladesh in 2016.
The report titled Human Rights and Democracy also added that the... More
Amid the spread of Chikungunya, a viral disease transmitted to humans through infected mosquitoes, in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, another mosquito-borne disease dengue has silently struck the city amid the variation... More
Bangladesh has been the only country is South Asia over the past seven years with an average economic growth exceeding six percent. And the government has predicted that the growth is... More
Bangladesh experienced a significant increase in terrorist activity in 2016, according to the US State Department’s annual ‘Country Report on Terrorism-2016’, released in Washington on Wednesday (19 July).
The report said that... More
Bangladesh Administrative Service Association or BASA in its statement issued on Thursday demanded action against those involved with the incident.
Barisal UNO Tariq Salmon was in jail for two hours on Wednesday... More
Malaysian immigration barred Adilur Rahman Khan, the secretary of Odhikar, a Bangladesh-based human rights organisation, to enter into the country on Thursday.
Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM), a Civil Society Organisation in Malaysia... More
Economic growth prospects in developing Asia for 2017 have improved on the back of stronger-than-expected export demand in the first quarter of this year, according to a new Asian Development Bank... More
Dhaka’s notorious traffic is costing its citizens around 3.2 million working hours every day, according to an analysis by the World Bank
The city’s traffic speed has decreased from 21 kilometres per... More
A Chevron team will meet senior Petrobangla officials today (19-07-17) to sort out the seven-month-old dispute over the former’s share transfer to a Chinese consortium. The meeting will be held at... More
Over two months after inking a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its immediate neighbour India on cooperation in economic projects, Sri Lanka has now turned its attention on Bangladesh. Following his... More
The BNP has formally rejected the Election Commission’s roadmap, saying it will not work since there is no ‘election atmosphere’ while its arch-rival the Awami League is waiting for its implementation.
When Bangladesh’s 18th chief justice retired in 2010, controversy arose over the appointment of his successor as he superseded two seniors, and in all considerations superior, judges to take office. As... More
The country’s politics is apparently heating up with the 11th national elections nearing fast as the political parties have already started preparing to join the vote battle. Ruling Bangladesh Awami League... More
The Bangladesh Election Commission cannot intervene if any registered political party's activities are hampered before the announcement of election schedule, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said on Sunday.
The EC will... More
The Indian High Commission in Dhaka did not issue a visa to a senior New Age journalist who was invited to present a paper at an international conference at Jadavpur University... More
On an overcast evening, on a boat criss-crossing a river on the Bangladesh-India border, Payal, 16, hid under a fishing net hoping to reach India where her agent said a dance... More