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Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned on Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have...

Bangladesh arrests three over Dubai sex trafficking operation

Bangladesh police said on Monday (13) they have arrested three men over the trafficking of hundreds of young women taken to Dubai on the...

Third of Bangladesh underwater as monsoon drenches region

ALMOST four million people have been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said, with a third of Bangladesh already underwater from some...

Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can’t leave island

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees on a flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal will not be allowed to leave unless they agree to return...

Covid-19 death toll in Bangladesh crosses 2,000

Fifty-five people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, said during a...

Bangladesh shuts jute mills, lays off 25,000 workers

Bangladesh has shut its loss-making jute mills and laid off 25,000 employees, saying the state-owned plants could not compete with the private sector. Jute, a...

Bangladesh marks dozens of coronavirus red zones

Bangladesh's national committee for tackling the coronavirus pandemic has spotted dozens of areas as red zones due to high infection and death rates, majority...

Bangladesh police embrace yoga to boost health during pandemic

SITTING cross-legged on mats in a courtyard, dozens of Bangladesh policemen breathed in and out in sync as they took part in mass yoga...

India evacuates around 200 citizens from Bangladesh through land route

Around 200 Indian citizens, mostly from the northeastern states, who were stranded in Bangladesh due to the coronavirus-linked restrictions, have left for home through...

Bangladesh hospital fire kills five COVID-19 patients

FIVE COVID-19 patients died in a hospital fire in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Wednesday (27), a fire service official said. It was not immediately...