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.
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.
Beijing/Dhaka: The Chinese government is aiming to construct a high-speed rail network in Bangladesh, media reports said on Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Natore: Two buses collided in Bangladesh's Natore region which left at least six people dead, media reports said on Saturday.
Dhaka: Police in the North African country of Libya have detained more than 500 Bangladeshis off the coast of the Mediterranean.
Mymensingh: At least two workers died as an explosion hit an illegal fireworks factory in Bangladesh's Mymensingh region on Wednesday, media reports said.
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.
Dhaka: Bangladesh is observing Independence Day on Saturday, a day which marks the nation's victory in gaining freedom from the hands of Pakistan.
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.
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.