Police in the city of Medan on Sumatra island were tipped off to the group by suspicious residents who lived nearby.
06 Feb 2019 4:45 PM
This group crossed barbed-wire fences along Indian part of border, but Bangladesh border guards stopped them from entering their territory.
21 Jan 2019 8:32 PM
A Dhaka court has issued a fresh arrest warrant against jailed former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.
21 Jan 2019 1:53 PM
The ruling Awami League-led coalition has won over 267 seats in the 300-member House, according to Election Commission.
31 Dec 2018 11:23 AM
Polls have predicted that Sheikh Hasina will clinch a third-consecutive term and record fourth overall.
30 Dec 2018 5:32 PM
3 men were shot by police while 6 others died in clashes between activists from ruling Awami League Party and Oppn BNP.
30 Dec 2018 3:33 PM
One man died when police opened fire on opposition activists who they say had attacked a polling station in the southern town of Bashkhali.
30 Dec 2018 12:23 PM
Hasina's rival ex-premier Khalida Zia, who is reportedly partially paralysed, faces uncertain future in Dhaka jail.
30 Dec 2018 10:25 AM
13 people have been killed in clashes between supporters of Awami League and activists of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
29 Dec 2018 6:05 PM
The forces include elite Rapid Action Battalion, navy, border and coast guards and auxiliary police units -- are providing security.
29 Dec 2018 1:39 PM
About 1,000 Rohingya men, women and children protested against repatriations, shouting 'We want justice'.
16 Nov 2018 1:05 PM
Fearing repatriation, refugees who fled to Bangladesh with testimony of murder, rape and arson after a military crackdown went into hiding.
15 Nov 2018 12:33 PM
The decision came day after Zia, 73, was ordered jailed for 7 yrs in separate case, piling pressure on opposition ahead of national poll.
30 Oct 2018 11:59 AM
Zia is already serving a jail term since February after being convicted in another case related to embezzlement of funds of an orphanage.
29 Oct 2018 12:41 PM
President Abdul Hamid had approved the Digital Security Act on October 8 amidst widespread protests by journalists and rights group.
16 Oct 2018 1:53 PM
Tarique Rahman, son of Zia, was sentenced to life and 19 others were given death sentence by court over 2004 grenade attack.
10 Oct 2018 3:56 PM
BRAC University students recently unveiled a model for floating a bamboo home that can survive flood or be relocated in case of inundation.
04 Oct 2018 12:09 PM
Bangladesh, facing a big influx of Rohingyas, called on international community to intervene and pressure Myanmar to address the issue.
18 Sep 2018 6:43 PM
Subarna Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV and also worked for the Daily Jagroto Bangla newspaper.
29 Aug 2018 1:32 PM
Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.
13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM