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Chikungunya outbreak in Dhaka due to sporadic rains

Chikungunya outbreak in Dhaka due to sporadic rains

ASM Alamgir, Senior Scientific Officer of Bangladesh's disease monitoring arm, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), has confirmed the outbreak, bdnews24 reported.

China to fund Bangladesh for 9th Friendship Bridge

China has been supporting Bangladesh's infrastructure development to help it realise its economic development goals.

Thousands of hardline Islamists protest Bangladesh statue

Thousands of supporters of a hard-line Bangladeshi Islamist group staged protests Friday calling for the removal or destruction of a controversial statue from the nation's highest court.

Bangladesh Islamists sentenced to hang after president rejects pleas

A top Islamist extremist under sentence of death has lost his last hope of avoiding the gallows after Bangladesh`s president rejected a mercy plea, an official said Sunday.

India, Bangladesh sign 22 pacts; PM Modi commits $5 billion credit, assures early solution on Teesta

India, Bangladesh sign 22 pacts; PM Modi commits $5 billion credit, assures early solution on Teesta

However, PM Modi assured an "early solution" to the long-pending Teesta water sharing after the talks remained inconclusive.

Bangladesh closes one of world's most polluted places

A historic leatherworking quarter in Bangladesh once labelled among the most polluted places on earth was shut today as police enforced a court ruling to protect a vital waterway.

Bangladesh police launch assault on another militant den

Bangladesh police today launched an assault on a militant den in a northeastern city, a day after a family of eight committed suicide by blowing themselves up as security forces stormed another terror hideout.

 

Top Bangladesh army officer dies from IS-claimed blast

A senior army officer who headed the intelligence wing of Bangladesh's elite security force died Friday, days after he was injured in a bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Eight militants including woman blow themselves with grenade in north Bangladesh

As many as eight militants have blown themselves up with a grenade north of the Bangladeshi capital rather than surrender to officers who had cornered them in their hideout, police said on Thursday.

'Isloated' Pakistan pulls out of international meet in Dhaka; 136 nations likely to attend

'Isloated' Pakistan pulls out of international meet in Dhaka; 136 nations likely to attend

The Pakistan delegation is likely to skip the 136th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) scheduled on April 1-5.

Suicide bomber blows himself up near Bangladesh airport

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint near Bangladesh`s international airport on Friday, police said, the second such incident in a week.

Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

An investigating team formed by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited two makeshift camps in southern Bangladesh today and questioned some of the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority Buddhists.

IS claims Friday suicide bombing in Bangladesh elite forces camp

IS claims Friday suicide bombing in Bangladesh elite forces camp

The Islamic State group claimed on Saturday a suicide bomb attack a day earlier on a camp for Bangladesh's elite security forces.

Bangladesh forces kill suspected militant carrying explosives

A suspected militant was on Saturday shot dead by security forces when he tried to cross a checkpoint run by Bangladesh's elite Rapid Action Battalion in Dhaka, a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a RAB camp here.

Suicide attacker targets Bangladesh elite forces camp

A man blew himself up on Friday at a camp for Bangladesh`s elite security forces, wounding two others, in an apparent botched suicide attack.

Suicide bomber killed outside Dhaka police camp

A man, suspected to be a suicide bomber, was killed in a blast outside a police camp in Bangladesh`s capital Dhaka.

Suicide bomber blows himself up inside RAB camp in Bangladesh

A suicide bomber on Friday blew himself up inside a huge camp of Bangladesh's elite anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion here, injuring two security personnel.

Bangladesh militants in suicide blast as police move in

At least two Bangladeshi militants blew themselves up on Thursday after throwing grenades at police who surrounded a suspected extremist hideout outside the port city of Chittagong, police said.

Bangladesh commissions first ever submarines

Dhaka: Bangladesh military on Sunday inducted "Nabajatra" and "Joyjatra", its first ever submarines.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially commissioned the two Chinese submarines, reports the Dhaka Tribune.

Catholic church guard hacked and injured in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has suffered a spate of attacks on religious minorities. In October 2015, a church pastor was attacked in Pabna's Ishwardi upazila.