Modi will visit Bangladesh first: Report

Bangladesh will be the first country Narendra Modi will visit after becoming India`s new prime minister, a Bengali daily here reported Friday.

Bangladesh Parliament Speaker to attend Modi`s oath ceremony

Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will represent Bangladesh in the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on May 26.

Bangladesh speaker urges release of detained opposition MPs

Bangladesh`s parliamentary speaker urged courts to release 2 detained lawmakers of opposition BNP after "due legal consideration" since party would join coming session after protracted abstentions.

Bangladesh set to elect first woman Parliament speaker

Bangladesh is set to elect its first woman parliament speaker as the ruling Awami League nominated Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury for the top post.