Bangladesh 'militants' surrender after Facebook plea

Elite counter-terror troops surrounded a one-storey house in the central district of Narsingdi on Saturday afternoon after a tip-off that Islamist extremists were holed up there.

May 21, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

Illegal Hindu, Muslim Bangladeshi should be deported: North East Students' Union

The powerful North East Students' Union (NESO) on Tuesday demanded that Hindu and Muslim Bangladeshis who have illegally entered into Assam and other northeastern states must be deported.

Mar 14, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Cyclone Roanu kills 21 in Bangladesh, softens

Cyclone Roanu kills 21 in Bangladesh, softens

With a wind speed of up to 88 kilometres per hour, the cyclone hit the Barisal- Chittagong region, sending impacts across the country.

May 21, 2016, 19:34 PM IST

Singapore detains 8 Bangladeshis for alleged IS-related terror plot

The Singapore government said Tuesday it had arrested eight Bangladeshi men who allegedly plotted to carry out terror attacks, including assassinations, in their home country to establish an Islamic state.

May 03, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

BSF hands over four Bangladeshis to Border Guard Bangladesh

The BSF spokesperson said the BSF has intensified its operations on the Indo-Bangladesh Border. 

Feb 09, 2016, 20:34 PM IST

9 including 8 Bangladeshis arrested in Malda

The Border Security Force arrested eight Bangladeshis who had infiltrated into the country from two BOPs of Kedaripara and Beldanga last night.

Jan 09, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

Myanmar Navy rescues 102 boat people

The Myanmar navy has rescued more than a hundred Bangladeshi boat people from an islet near the country`s southernmost region, an official report said on Tuesday.

Jul 14, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

PM Modi impresses Bangladeshis by his Bengali language

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday drew rapturous applause from the crowd at Dhaka University by beginning his address to the varsity in Bengali language.

Jun 07, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

716 Bangladeshis in Malaysian camps

A total of 716 Bangladeshi refugees said to have arrived on the shores of Malaysia by boat are lodged in Malaysian camps, an official said.

Jun 02, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

Indonesia rescues 65 'after Australian navy towed away' asylum boat

Indonesian authorities have rescued 65 asylum-seekers trying to reach Australia after their boat ran aground on a reef, Indonesian police said on Tuesday.

Jun 02, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Myanmar Buddhists march against repatriation of Rohingya Muslims

Radical Buddhists from Myanmar, including monks, demonstrated on Wednesday in Yangon against international pressure on Myanmar to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

May 27, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Bangladeshis thrown off migrant boat swim two hours to shore

 Seventeen Bangladeshis finally returned home Thursday after being thrown off a boat bound for Malaysia and forced to swim two hours to shore, after attempting to join a migrant exodus, officials said.

May 21, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Barred from Gulf, Bangladeshis risk lives to head south

Denied their traditional route out of poverty in the Gulf and often urged on by relatives, growing numbers of young Bangladeshis are joining the waves of Rohingya trying to reach Southeast Asia on horror boat journeys.

May 21, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Another boat found at sea as Rohingya refugee crisis deepens

Another boat, this one crammed with 500 Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis, was found off Malaysia's coast today, an activist and officials said, as international community called on Southeast Asian governments to open their borders and step up search-and-rescue efforts.

May 14, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

Evacuation of Bangladeshis from war-torn Yemen: Diplomat thanks India

With more than 300 Bangladesh nationals safely evacuated from war-torn Yemen and brought here on board two passenger ships on Saturday, a senior diplomat of the neighbouring country thanked India for the timely help.

Apr 18, 2015, 21:22 PM IST

Two Indian ships with 484 Yemen evacuees arriving in Kochi

Two Indian ships - MV Corals and MV Karavatti - are to berth in Kochi on Saturday with 484 evacuees, including 73 Indians and 336 Bangladeshis, in the last lot of people brought out from strife-torn Yemen.

Apr 18, 2015, 01:19 AM IST

Gadkari criticised for 'linking rape with religion'

The Goa Congress has criticised Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's controversial comment wherein he raked up the religion of two Bangladeshis who were arrested for raping a nun in West Bengal last month.

Apr 10, 2015, 09:57 AM IST

Four arrested in Ludhiana had links with gang involved nun rape

 The four Bangladeshi nationals arrested from Ludhiana had links with those involved in the gangrape of an elderly nun at a convent in Ranaghat, CID sources here said.

Apr 03, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Fear of influx of Bangladeshis in Nagaland: Governor

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on Monday said the spirit behind the March 5 Dimapur incident, where an alleged rapist was lynched to death by an angry mob, was influx of Bangladeshis or foreigners into the state.

Mar 16, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Four Bangladeshis arrested for running sex racket

Police on Thursday arrested four Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly running a flesh trade racket and rescued seven alleged Bangladeshi sex workers.

Mar 06, 2015, 00:00 AM IST