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Eid COVID-19 dampens festive spirits in Pakistan Bangladesh

The coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns coupled with travel restrictions and social distancing norms have muted the Eid celebrations in Pakistan and Bangladesh as worshippers...

Bangladesh President rejects mercy plea of Bangabandhu’s assassin

BANGLADESH President Md Abdul Hamid has rejected the mercy plea of a former military captain, sentenced to death for his involvement in the 1975...

Bangladesh imposes lockdown in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh has imposed a lockdown on a southern district, home to refugee camps housing more than a million Rohingya Muslims fleeing from Myanmar, to...

Killer of Bangladesh’s founding leader faces execution 45 years on

A Bangladesh military captain arrested after nearly 25 years on the run over the assassination of the country’s founding leader will be executed, officials...

Bangladesh provides food to sex workers during lockdown

BANGLADESH government has started providing emergency food and aid to sex workers in the country. Reports said that 100,000 women could be left unable to...

Covid-19 kills two more in Bangladesh

TWO more coronavirus patients have died in the last 24 hours in Bangladesh, taking the number of deaths from the infection to eight, Institute...

Coronavirus death toll rises to six in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Wednesday confirmed another death from the novel coronavirus, taking the death toll in the country to six while the number of positive cases rose...

Millions of garment makers in dire straits in Bangladesh

THE coronavirus outbreak has affected virtually all aspects of the economy, including the fashion industry, which has been grappling with how to pay for...

UK asks British nationals in Bangladesh to stay

THE British High Commission in Dhaka has said that it is working with the Bangladesh authorities and airlines to support British nationals who want...

Khaleda Zia released

THE Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia was released on Wednesday (25, 25 months after she landed in jail in a graft case. Hundreds...