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Trump Café in Bangladesh with life-size cut out of US Prez leaves politics aside

CNN is broadcast to give an extra American flavour, while the wi-fi password is ‘Ivanka Trump’.

16 Jul 2017 6:09 PM

Bangladesh factory blast death toll rises to 10

Factory authorities said the main site was closed on Monday, and the workers there were conducting boiler maintenance.

04 Jul 2017 3:49 PM

Blow for Khaleda Zia as another plea junked in graft case

With the apex court’s order, all the obstacles have been removed to continue a trial in a lower court against Ms Zia.

03 Jul 2017 2:07 AM

After B’desh landslides claim hundreds of lives, lightning takes 22 lives

Hundreds of people die every year from lightning strikes in Bangladesh and experts say climate change has worsened the problem.

20 Jun 2017 1:04 PM

Bangladeshi fan commits suicide after India's defeat in Champions Trophy

Bidyut, an Indian cricket fan, killed himself by jumping in front of a train, a police officer said.

19 Jun 2017 3:12 PM


5 killed in fresh landslides in Bangladesh

With the addition of these two new landslides, the death toll from landslides in Chittagong division has risen further to 161.

18 Jun 2017 6:49 PM

Death toll rises to 156, many still missing in flood-ravaged Bangladesh

As The district administrations opened a number of makeshift shelter homes for people evacuated and rescued.

17 Jun 2017 4:55 PM

Bangladesh landslides leave 144 dead; 4000 homeless in shelters

To clear paths for rescue workers, villagers joined firefighters and soldiers in cutting fallen trees and clearing mud and debris.

14 Jun 2017 5:35 PM

B'desh landslides leave 137 dead; 4000 homeless in shelters

Local people said a landslide pushed 15 army men down to around 30 feet, killing 4 instantly.

14 Jun 2017 12:58 PM

At least 77 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

'The recovery work is still going on. The death toll could rise as many areas still remained cut off', officials said.

13 Jun 2017 5:50 PM


53 dead after heavy rains trigger landslides in Bangladesh

The officials said many people were asleep when the landslides hit, causing more casualties, especially among children.

13 Jun 2017 11:52 AM

Bangladesh police arrests 10 militants in raids

The Rapid Action Battalion on Sunday also arrested a garment factory owner who it said was a financier of the extremist outfit.

12 Jun 2017 4:44 PM

Settlers torch Chakma village following local leader's death in Bangladesh

A woman named Gunamala Chakma, 75, was killed in the arson attacks while almost 200 homes were looted and burnt.

03 Jun 2017 4:36 PM

Bangladesh Navy yet to find 81 people after cyclone Mora; 63 rescued

Authorities in Cox's Bazar and Chittagong evacuated 350,000 people from low-lying areas before the storm blew in from the Bay of Bengal.

01 Jun 2017 3:36 PM

6 dead, over 100 displaced as cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh

1 of the 6 persons died of a heart attack during the storm while others were killed by falling trees, houses in Cox's Bazar and Rangamati.

30 May 2017 4:58 PM


Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast

At least 2.5 million people in ten districts risk falling in the way of the severe cyclonic storm.

30 May 2017 8:35 AM

Islamic romance novels set hearts aflutter in Bangladesh

Kasem bin Abubakar was told nobody would buy his romance novels about devout young Muslims finding love in Bangladesh.

26 Apr 2017 11:42 AM

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

More than 10,000 school-age girls will take part in government workshops around the country.

18 Apr 2017 3:21 PM

Bangla PM backs Islamists in row over ‘Greek god’

The statue of “lady justice” has ruffled feathers in the Muslim-majority nation with hardliners saying it is a Greek god.

13 Apr 2017 7:08 AM

Bangladesh PM embarks on four-day India visit after 7 years

Apart from Pm Modi, Hasina will also call on President Pranab Mukherjee and meet opposition leader Sonia Gandhi.

07 Apr 2017 10:30 AM