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Cyclone toll hits 95 as Bangladesh and India start mopping up

INDIA and Bangladesh began a massive clean-up after the fiercest cyclone since 1999 killed at least 95 people, leaving a trail of destruction in...

India, Bangladesh to operate five more ports of call to boost bilateral trade

INDIA and Bangladesh have signed an agreement to operationalise five new ports of call and two new protocol routes to boost the bilateral trade. With...

Heavy rains in India and Bangladesh as cyclone bears down

HEAVY rains and winds lashed two eastern Indian states and parts of Bangladesh hours before a powerful cyclone made landfall on Wednesday (20), with...

Mass evacuations for major cyclone in South Asia

MILLIONS of people were being moved to safety as one of the fiercest cyclones in years barrelled towards India and Bangladesh on Tuesday (19),...

Modi among ‘special guests’ for Sheikh Mujib centenary

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi is among the special guests invited for the centenary celebrations of Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Dhaka next...

Bangladesh: 10 killed and 50 injured in stampede

According to a media report, on Monday 10 persons were killed and 50 others were injured  in a stampede in Bangladesh during a funeral...

Bangladesh wants India to raise Rohingya refugees issue in UN

An estimated 6,20,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh following an Army crackdown on rebels in Myanmar. At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including 730 children under the...

Bangladesh court upholds death sentence of 139 BDR soldiers

The Bangladesh High Court on Monday upheld the death sentence of 139 soldiers and the life imprisonment of 146 convicted soldiers of the then...

Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in 2015 US blogger murder

Bangladesh police said on Saturday they had arrested an Islamist militant wanted in connection with the 2015 killing of a US blogger critical of...

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign deal for Rohingyas’ return

  MYANMAR and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding today (23), a senior Myanmar official said, for the return home of hundreds of thousands of...