At least 52 people have been killed, 50 others injured and many are feared trapped after a massive fire raged through a factory in
Bangladesh on Monday extended its strictest lockdown to July 14 to combat a surge in coronavirus cases led by the highly contagious Delta variant,
All government and private offices will be shut for a week and only medical-related transport will be allowed, the government said late Friday.
The country’s Ministry of Education announced the decision on Saturday, saying that “all secondary and higher secondary level educational institutions, including Islamic schools, would
China on Wednesday gave half a million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Bangladesh, in Beijing’s latest move to fill the gap left by India as
Bangladesh overnight detected six people, who had recently visited India, infected with the Indian variant of the Covid-19, directorate general of health services (DGHS)
Local chief government administrator Nahida Barik said the additional bodies were found from Sunday’s capsize of the passenger ferry ML Rabit Al Hasan.
At least 15 bodies were recovered from a sunken ferry in Bangladesh on Monday, taking the death toll in the disaster to 20, an
Russia, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and India – attended the parade in Naypyitaw that was televised live apparently to intimidate protesters. India’s
When Bangladesh won independence from Pakistan in 1971 after a brutal war that killed three million people, more than 80% of people lived below
Fourteen ‘jihadists’ were sentenced to death in Bangladesh on Tuesday for attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina more than two decades ago, a
About 300 student activists rallied in Bangladesh’s capital on Monday to denounce the death in prison of a writer and commentator who was arrested
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending over two million doses of Covid-19 vaccine as a gift
Officials in Bangladesh sent a second group of Rohingya refugees to an isolated island in the Bay of Bengal on Monday despite calls by
Police estimated some 50,000 people took part in the protest, which demanded a boycott of French products and was prevented from marching to the
Hundreds of activists from an Islamist political party have protested in Bangladesh’s capital against the French president’s support of secular laws that deem caricatures