US Senators visiting to Bangladesh dubbed as "war crimes" the atrocities inflicted on Rohingyas by Myanmar security forces as they called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a day after visiting them in their... More
China wants to strongly engage with Bangladesh to take forward its One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative and build BCIM (Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation) economic corridor ushering in a prosperous future... More
Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday (Nov 18) expressed Beijing's eagerness to facilitate a dialogue between Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis as he paid a courtesy call on... More
The Bangladesh Directorate General Defence Purchase (DGDP) released a request-for-proposal (RFP) for a standardized light armoured vehicle (LAV) platform for command (Comd), ambulance (AMB) and reconnaissance and surveillance (R&S) roles.
The DGDP’s RFP, issued... More
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi will head to Myanmar and Bangladesh this weekend in a bid to shore up Beijing’s influence in the region and mediate in the deepening Rohingya refugee crisis.
The visit... More
Bangladesh will hold a dialogue with India on Sunday (Nov 19) on easing consular services for repatriation of nationals of the two countries staying in jails and shelter homes.
This will be first official... More
The government of Bangladesh launched a project to establish new "Sheikh Hasina Cantonment" in the country’s southern Barisal region in involving an estimated cost of Taka 1,699 crore (local currency).
The main objective of... More
The India Army will be training Bangladeshi forces in the first of its kind counter-terror and insurgency exercise to be held at the Danapur Cantonment near Patna, amid growing radicalisation and emerging terrorist... More
Cambodia has failed to finalise the terms of a massive 250,000-tonne delivery of rice to Bangladesh, with industry insiders claiming that shipments have been cancelled as millers do not currently have the stockpiles... More
The ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) has rejected outright Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia’s call for holding the next general elections under a non-partisan neutral government.
“The polls will be held under... More
Protracted Rohingya crisis might jeopardise regional connectivity initiatives, including One Belt One Road initiative of China, with multiple risks of emergence of terrorism and social and economic instability, experts said at a discussion... More
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Sunday (Nov 12) said a fair general election is in no way possible under prime minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina.
She demanded deployment... More
Surendra Kumar Sinha has sent a letter of resignation to the president from abroad, stepping down from the post of chief justice, a day after his month-long leave on health grounds ended.
The president’s... More
Pope Francis will ordain 16 priests on December 1 during his visit to Bangladesh, according to a report by Vatican Radio.
The ceremony will take place during a public Mass at Suhrawardy Udyan in... More
A Bangladeshi professor internationally respected for his work on Islamic extremism has gone missing, police said Thursday, with activists fearing the worst amid a spate of disappearances in recent months.
Mubashar Hasan, an assistant... More
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi Thursday (Nov 9) jointly flagged off the Khulna-Kolkata train service and opened two bridges on railway routes connecting Dhaka with Sylhet and... More
Five terrorists belonging to Manipur and Nagaland-based extremist outfits were handed over to Assam Police by Bangladeshi police after they completed their 13-year jail term in that country, a police official said.
"Bangladesh police... More
The foreign ministers of China, Japan, Germany and Sweden are scheduled to visit Bangladesh to discuss repatriation measures for thousands of displaced Rohingya, who fled to Bangladesh following unrest in Myanmar.
They will arrive... More
Bangladesh has been elected vice-president of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).
The Bangladesh embassy in Vienna made the disclosure in a press release on Tuesday after... More
It has been six years since Bangladeshis woke up to the horrendous photograph of 15-year-old Felani Khatun of Phulbari in Kurigram, hanging upside down on the barbed fence on the Bangladesh-India border with... More
Myanmar was used to be a pariah state in the past, but for the former democracy icon it has become an unwelcome nuisance, forcing Aung San Suu Kyi to realize that in the current global world its... More
If the US’ new Afghan strategy was aimed at forcing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table, the recent wave of highly sophisticated attacks has shown that this strategy has not only failed, but also backfired. The... More
Assam’s leaders, whether of the Hindutva variety or the Assamese nationalistic variety, are livid with JamaitUlema-e-Hind leader Maulana Arshad Madani, for warning that the on-going revision of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) could lead to a... More
The Magna Carta, or the “Charter of Liberties”, limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was signed by King John at Runnymede near London on June 15, 1215. Brokered by the Archbishop of Canterbury... More