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Padma Bridge construction is not part of China's Belt and Road Initiative, confirms Bangladesh

Dhaka: Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has clarified that the Padma Bridge, which will be unveiled soon, is not a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Severe floods hit Bangladesh, 5 killed, over 90,000 people affected: Reports

Dhaka/Sputnik: Floods in Bangladesh have left at least five people dead and thousands evacuated to shelters, The Dhaka Tribune reports citing authorities on Sunday.

China aims to enter Bangladesh government's High Speed Rail Network project: Reports

Beijing/Dhaka: The Chinese government is aiming to construct a high-speed rail network in Bangladesh, media reports said on Friday.

Bangladesh: ILO calls for workplace safety review following deadly fire

New York: A fire and explosion in southeastern Bangladesh over the weekend which left more than 40 dead, has prompted the UN’s labour agency, ILO, to urge workplaces throughout the country to address safety shortcomings.

Bangladesh: Fire breaks out at Chattogram container depot, 41 die

Dhaka: As many as 41 people died as a fire broke out at a container depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda in Bangladesh, media reports said on Sunday.

Bangladesh: At least 14 die as oil tank explodes at container depot in Chittagong

Dhaka/UNI: At least 14 people were killed and more than 150 injured after an oil tank exploded at a container depot in Bangladesh's Chittagong, local authorities said on Sunday.

Bangladesh: Train hits auto rickshaw in Narsingdi, three die

Dhaka: As many as three people,who were travelling in an autorickshaw, died as a train rammed the vehicle at a level crossing in Narsingdi’s Raipura, media reports said on Friday.

17 Rohingya feared dead amid storm off Myanmar coast: UNHCR

New York: The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has said it is shocked and saddened by reports that more than a dozen Rohingya – including children – have perished at sea off the coast of Myanmar over the weekend.

Two buses collide in Bangladesh, six die

Natore: Two buses collided in Bangladesh's Natore region which left at least six people dead, media reports said on Saturday.

Over 500 Bangladeshis detained in Libya

Dhaka: Police in the North African country of Libya have detained more than 500 Bangladeshis off the coast of the Mediterranean.

Bangladesh: Explosion hits Mymensingh factory, two workers die

Mymensingh: At least two workers died as an explosion hit an illegal fireworks factory in Bangladesh's Mymensingh region on Wednesday, media reports said.

Lemkin Institute and Bangladeshi diaspora call for formal recognition of 1971 Bangladesh genocide and urge condemnation of Pakistan Army

California: As Bangladesh remembers the victims of 'Operation Searchlight' on its 52nd Independence Day, Human Rights Congress for Bangladesh Minorities (HRCBM) organized a virtual Press Conference to urge the US and the international community to recognize the 1971 genocide of Bangladeshis by Pakistan.

Bangladesh celebrates Independence Day

Dhaka: Bangladesh is observing Independence Day on Saturday, a day which marks the nation's victory in gaining freedom from the hands of Pakistan.

Bangladesh observing Genocide Day

Dhaka: Bangladesh observed 'Genocide Day' on Friday to commemorate the brutal Pakistani military crackdown on this day in 1971 which led to a Liberation War and the ultimate liberation of Bangladesh as an independent nation.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen won't visit Pakistan for OIC FM meet

Dhaka: Bangladesh Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has said he will not be visiting Pakistan to attend the 48th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) scheduled to be held on Mar 22-23.