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19-Jul-2019 Dhaka

Floods put over 4 million people at risk in Bangladesh

Torrential rains in the northern and southeastern parts of Bangladesh have put more than 4 million people at risk of food insecurity and disease, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said.Thousands are left stranded, without...

24-Jun-2019 Dhaka

4 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment

At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday.The fire service official told Xinhua news agency that the accident took place at around 11.50 p.m. on...

05-May-2019 Dhaka

Cyclone Fani : Bangladesh death toll reaches nine

The death toll due to cyclone Fani that slammed into Bangladesh after striking the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, has increased to nine, authorities said on Sunday.While confirming the toll, state Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur...

04-May-2019 Dhaka

Cyclone Fani kills 6 in Bangladesh

At least six people were killed as cyclone Fani slammed into Bangladesh's coastline after striking the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, officials said.Bangladesh State Minister for Disaster Management Enamur Rahman said that 63 people were injured...

16-Apr-2019 Dhaka

Bangladesh announce World Cup squad, Mashrafe Mortaza to lead

Bangladesh on Tuesday announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales. Mashrafe Mortaza will be leading the side in the showpiece event while Shakib Al Hasan will serve as his deputy.Middle-order batsman Mosaddek...

12-Apr-2019 Dhaka

8 killed as bus falls into ditch in Bangladesh

At least eight people, including three children, were killed and 20 others injured when a passenger bus veered off the road and fell into a ditch in Bangladesh on Friday.The accident took place in the country's Joypurhat district, 249 km northwest of Dhaka,...

21-Feb-2019 Dhaka

Dhaka blaze : 4 kids among 70 dead

Seventy people, including four children and five women were confirmed dead on Thursday while 56 were reported injured in a massive blaze in the Bangladesh capital that  engulfed several multi-storey buildings in the Chawkbazar area of the old city.The fire...

17-Feb-2019 Dhaka

8 killed in Bangladesh slum fire

As many as eight people were killed and many others injured in a fire that engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's southeastern seaport city Chattogram, some 292 km away from here, on Sunday.According to officials, some 200 thatched houses were gutted, rendering...

07-Jan-2019 Dhaka

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh PM for 4th term

Sheikh Hasina was on Monday sworn in as Bangladesh's Prime Minister for a record fourth term following her party's victory in the December 30 election fraught with violent incidents and allegations of fraud by the opposition.Hasina, 71, was sworn in along with...

30-Dec-2018 Dhaka

Confident about election victory: Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said she is confident about winning the 11th parliamentary election.In her reactions after casting vote at the Dhaka City College centre on Sunday morning, Hasina said: "The boat (her party...

10-Nov-2018 Dhaka

Manisha Koirala unveils her book 'Healed'

Actress Manisha Koirala on Saturday unveiled her book "Healed", her personal story of a battle against ovarian cancer."Overcoming cancer has been a lesson in self-discovery and learning to love life again!! Dear friends, presenting you my book," Manisha tweeted...

15-Oct-2018 Dhaka

Bangladeshi PM inaugurates construction of China-financed rail project

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the China-financed Padma bridge rail link project by unveiling its foundation plaque at a ceremony in Munshiganj on the outskirts of capital Dhaka Sunday.She expressed her deep satisfaction over the bridge project,...

15-Oct-2018 Dhaka

4 killed in Bangladesh landslides

At least four people including three of the same family were killed after rain-triggered landslides struck their houses in Bangladesh's southeastern Chattogram city on Sunday.Jashim Uddin, Fire Service deputy assistant director in Chattogram, 242 km southeast...

18-Aug-2018 Dhaka

6 killed in rival groups' clash in Bangladesh

Six people including a local political leader were killed on Saturday in a clash between two rival factions of a political party in Bangladesh's southeastern Chittagong Hill tracts.Police chief in Khagrachari Ali Ahmed Khan told Xinhua news agency that the...

18-Aug-2018 Dhaka

6 killed in Bangladesh clash

Six people were killed on Saturday in a clash between two rival factions of a political party in Bangladesh's Chittagong district.A police officer told Xinhua news agency that the clash erupted in the Shonirbhor Bazar area of Khagrachari town at around 8.30...

31-Jul-2018 Dhaka

6 die of electrocution in Bangladesh

Six people died after being electrocuted in Bangladesh's Sirajganj district on Tuesday, police said.The incident happened around 12.45 p.m. when some people were moving into a house which had live electrical wires hanging overhead. They came in contact with...

14-Jul-2018 Dhaka

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today. The meeting took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere in the presence of senior officials from both sides. The Home Minister conveyed the...

29-Apr-2018 Dhaka

Lightning kills 17 in Bangladesh

At least 17 people have been killed in lightning strikes in eight districts in Bangladesh, officials said.Besides, 15 others were injured when lightning bolts from the storms slammed into the ground in Sirajganj, Magura, Naogaon, Rangamati, Noakhali, Sunamganj,...

07-Apr-2018 Dhaka

Sheikh Hasina seeks UN help for Rohingya's return

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought the help of UN to implement the Bangladesh-Myanmar agreement on the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas displaced from the Rakhine state.Hasina spoke with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the issue...

01-Apr-2018 Dhaka

Eight killed in Bangladesh accident

At least eight people were killed and 26 others injured when a bus veered off the road and fell into a ditch in Bangladesh's Gopalganj district.A police official said the accident occurred at around 3 a.m., reports Xinhua news agency. Six victims were killed...

10-Feb-2018 Dhaka

Spinners earn Sri Lanka 1-0 Test series win over Bangladesh

Sri Lankan spinners masterminded a fantastic 215-run win over Bangladesh on the third day of the second and final cricket Test to seal a 1-0 away series win at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Saturday.Roshen Silva led the batting charge to help...

10-Feb-2018 Gangneung (South Korea)

PyeongChang organisers cyber-attacked during opening ceremony

The organisers of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Saturday its servers were hacked by an unidentified attacker during the opening ceremony the previous day.The PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Games (POCOG) said...

08-Feb-2018 Dhaka

Khaleda Zia gets 5 years in jail for corruption

A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced former Prime Minister and the country's main opposition leader Khaleda Zia to five years in prison on corruption charges that she and her supporters described as a "politically motivated" attempt to keep her out...

12-Jan-2018 Dhaka

3 militants killed near Bangladesh PM's office

Three militants were killed on Friday in a raid by Bangladesh's anti-crime elite force on a militant hideout near Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's office here.Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Benazir Ahmed confirmed the death of the three militants,...

18-Dec-2017 Dhaka

Nine killed in Bangladesh stampede

At least nine persons were killed on Monday in a stampede in Bangladesh's Chittagong city during a funeral procession, police said.The procession was that of former Mayor Mohiuddin Chowdhury, reports bdnews24.The police said the toll could rise as several...

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