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Bangladesh: Chinese national booked for promoting obscenity through mobile app

Bangladesh police have booked a Chinese national and four others for  making millions illegally in Bangladesh by promoting obscenity through a mobile app, media reports said on Friday.

China’s 73rd National Day: Bangladesh witnesses demonstrations over Uyghur treatment issue

Dhaka: Bangladesh recently witnessed protests over persecution of Uyghur Muslims by the Chinese government, debt trapping Dhaka through various projects and ill-treatment of Bangladeshi workers who are working on different Chinese projects, media reports said on Sunday.

US provides $170 mln in humanitarian assistance for Rohingya crisis

The United States on Friday announced more than $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingyas inside and outside Burma, as well as for host communities in Bangladesh.

Over 3 million child labourers in Bangladesh; 1.3 million exposed to hazardous conditions

Dhaka/IBNS: Over three million children in Bangladesh are trapped in child labour and among them 1.3 million are made to work extremely hard in hazardous conditions, according to a report.

9/11: US Embassy alerts US citizens in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Sep 11 (UNI) The US Embassy in Dhaka has called upon all US citizens in Bangladesh to take adequate personal precautions in view of the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States on September 11.

1975 horror: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina recalls how she was secretly living in Delhi to escape assassins

New Delhi: Bangladesh PM SHeikh Hasina, who is scheduled to arrive in India on Monday, has revealed that she was once a secret resident of Delhi`s posh Pandara Road, where she lived with her children under an assumed identity trying to escape the attention of those who assassinated her father Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, the man who liberated the country from the cruel hands of Pakistan rule.

Bangladesh BRT project mishap: Chinese contractor found responsible for deaths

Dhaka: An investigation committee has found that the Chinese contractor was responsible for the crash of girders of the Bud Rapid Transit (BRT) project here which killed five people.

Myanmar shells land in Bangladesh

Dhaka/UNI: Two mortar shells fired from Myanmar landed near the Tambru North neighborhood in Bangladesh's Bandarban district, officials said on Monday.

Research shows hardline Islamic group Hefazat-e-Islam poses challenge for Bangladesh

Dhaka: A leading think tank South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF) has claimed that Bangladesh is gripped by challenges posed by hardline Islamic group Hefazat-e-Islam as the country continues to witness frequent outbursts of massive violence, an increase in religiously motivated illiberalism, and a general shrinking of free, liberal, and secular thinking.

‘Comprehensive’ solution needed to end mass displacement of Rohingya

New York: It’s been five years since more than 700,000 ethnic Rohingya fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military crackdown. The UN chief on Thursday called on the international community to find “comprehensive, durable and inclusive solutions” to help end their plight.

Sheikh Hasina tells Hindu community members of Bangladesh to be self-confident and not feel themselves like minorities

Dhaka: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Hindu Community members of the country should be self-confident instead of feeling like minorities.

Bangabandhu Killing: Bangladesh Muktijoddha Morcha protests against Pakistan

Dhaka: Anti-Pakistan demonstrators protested in Dhaka on Aug 15 to mark the death anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rehman.

Rohingya refugees share concerns with UN rights commissioner during visit to Cox’s Bazar

New York: During her first official visit to Bangladesh, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, met with a host of officials, civil society representatives and Rohingya refugees on Tuesday.

Bangladesh: Fire at polythene factory brought under control

Dhaka: A fire, which broke out at a polythene factory in Old Dhaka's Chawkbazar area, has been brought under control, media reports said on Monday.

Attack on Hindu houses in Rangpur: Bangladesh court sends 51 people to prison

Dhaka: A Bangladesh court has sent 51 people to jail in a case filed over the arson attack and looting of Hindu houses at Majhipara village in Rangpur's Pirganj area last year over a post on Facebook.