October 29, 2020 07:18 (IST)
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Bangladesh: Minorities seek protection

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Hindu-Christian Buddhist Jatiya Oikya Parishad has urged the government to ensure its safety in the wake of unabated communal violence against religious-ethnic minorities.

Sheikh Hasina to lead global leaders at CVF Event

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh along with Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) will host the virtual Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) Leaders’ Event on Wednesday at 1900 hours.

Bangladesh: Noakhali woman stripped naked, beaten

Police have arrested a person after video footage surfaced where a group of men could be seen stripping a woman and torturing her in Noakhali's Begumganj upazila of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Diplomats stationed in Dhaka praise Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka: Diplomats stationed in Dhaka have praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her “able and prudent” leadership and tireless efforts in changing the course of national progress, braving a sea of challenges and setbacks along her way.

Working tirelessly against pandemic: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government has been tirelessly working to face the Covid-19 pandemic and keep running the country’s economy.

Bangladesh: PMO to review plans, costs of three China-funded rail projects 

Dhaka: The Bangladesh Prime Minister's Office has constituted a committee to review negotiated contract costs of three railways projects, which are supposed to be implemented with Chinese finance and by Chinese companies, and whether the projects should go ahead as they have been planned, media reports said,

Bangladesh registers 32 COVID-19 deaths, 1,407 cases

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh reported 32 deaths from the novel coronavirus and 1,407 new cases in the last 24 hours, said a press release sent by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Monday.

Bangladesh: Longest-serving attorney general Mahbubey Alam dies due to COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh's longest-serving attorney general Mahbubey Alam, who was suffering from COVID-19, died at a hospital in Dhaka city on Sunday, media reports said.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to address UNGA today 

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be virtually addressing the 75th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Saturday.

Myanmar: Mounting child death toll during Rakhine village assaults must end, urges rights expert

New York: The assaults by security forces in Myanmar on villages in Rakhine state “need to stop”, and a ceasefire should be declared immediately, said the UN independent rights expert on the situation across the country on Tuesday.

Bangladesh: Coast Guard officials arrest seven yaba dealers 

Dhaka: Bangladesh Coast Guard officials arrested seven yaba dealers with 500,000 yaba pills while conducting a drive in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday, media reports said.

Bangladesh: Stay order on former PM Khaleda Zia's 4 cases upheld

Dhaka/UNI: The Appellate Division of Bangladesh on Sunday upheld the High Court Division order that stayed the trial proceedings in four more cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.

Bangladesh now houses 106 mln internet users

Dhaka: The total number of Bangladeshi internet users has reached 106 million as the first seven months of 2020 witnessed the addition of nearly seven million new users in the country, claimed the country's telecom regulator recently.

Bangladesh registers 1,567 fresh nCoV cases, with 32 deaths

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh has reported 1,567 fresh novel coronavirus cases and 32 deaths on Saturday, making the tally at 347,372 and death toll at 4,913, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

Bangladesh: Road mishap leaves 4 people killed 

Dhaka: Two buses and a microbus collided on Magura-Jessore Highway in Mugi area of Bangladesh on Friday which left four people killed, media reports said.