Convert health issues into community movement: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Tuesday stressed upon turning health issues into a social and community movement, saying that the "power of belief" has gone a long way in taking on health challenges.

Hasina ropes in former dictator as special envoy

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina roped in sulking former military strongman HM Ershad as her special envoy soon after she was sworn in for her second straight term.

Bangladesh PM Hasina ready for fresh polls if BNP cuts Jamaat ties

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina said she was ready to hold fresh elections if the BNP-led opposition cuts ties with the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami.

`Almost no border disputes` with India, says Bangladeshi PM Hasina

Hasina has said that her country`s geographical position obliges it to live in peace with neighbouring countries like India with which now there are "almost no border disputes".

Militants threaten to kill Hasina if associates not freed

Islamic militants have also threatened to blow up a jail if their
associates are not released within a month.

Oil exploration, trade on Bangladesh PM’s Beijing agenda

Getting China to join the race for hydrocarbons in the Bay of Bengal and bridging the bilateral trade gap are high on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina`s agenda as she leaves for Beijing on Wednesday.

B’desh PM Hasina alleges `slow poisoning` in sub-jail

B’desh PM Hasina has alleged that there were attempts on her life by mixing poison with her food when she was under detention in a sub-jail.

Bangladesh PM, President get hefty pay hikes

Bangladesh`s cabinet has approved a pay hike of up to 83 per cent for President, the Prime Minister and some other top officials.