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Bangladesh cafe attackers' 'spiritual leader' arrested

Bangladesh police have arrested a 'spiritual leader' of a banned Islamist outfit blamed for the country's worst terror attack at a cafe here as they intensified a crackdown on militants.

Bangladesh arrests cafe attackers` `spiritual leader`

The Bangladesh Police said on Friday they had arrested the "spiritual leader" of a banned Islamist outfit alleged to have carried out a series of deadly attacks in the country.

Indian children healthier than ever, but other nations doing better: Latest data

Mizoram was the only state to report an increase in infant mortality -- from 34 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2005-06 to 40 in 2015-16. Uttar Pradesh have not been released.
 

United Nations voices concern over Bangladesh child marriage law

The United Nations voiced its criticism Thursday over a controversial new law in Bangladesh that allows underage children to be married off by their parents.

Bangladeshi Islamist militant killed in shootout

An Islamist militant of the banned JMB outfit was killed today in a shootout when his associates tried to set him free during a raid in Bangladesh.

Muslim immigrants invited by Democrats to Donald Trump's address

Immigrants from countries like India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh were present during the address.

Bangladesh starts head count for Rohingya relocation

Bangladesh authorities have began a census of Rohingya refugees living in the country`s southeast as part of a controversial move to relocate them to an uninhabited island, officials said Tuesday.

Five sentenced to death for killing of Japanese citizen in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh court handed down the death sentence on Tuesday for five Islamist militants found guilty of killing a Japanese citizen, court officials said.

India, Bangladesh ink MoU for development of Sylhet city

India and Bangladesh on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sustainable development of Sylhet city with financial aid from India.

Foreign Secretary Jaishankar in Dhaka, meets Sheikh Hasina

Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Thursday called on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed preparatory aspects of her proposed visit to India this year.

Bangladesh 'stopped' editor from flying abroad

A prominent Bangladeshi magazine editor on bail for charges of plotting to kill the prime minister`s son said Thursday he had been stopped from flying to London to visit his sick wife, despite having high court clearance to travel.

Bangladesh pays tribute to language movement martyrs

Bangladesh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement on the occasion of Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day today.

Hundreds of Rohingya 'return home' from Bangladesh

Hundreds of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar have returned home, community leaders said today, adding that most had gone back temporarily to fetch relatives.

Bangladesh bans Irrfan Khan-starrer 'No Bed of Roses'

Bangladesh bans Irrfan Khan-starrer 'No Bed of Roses'

Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's "No Bed of Roses", starring and co-produced by India actor Irrfan Khan, has been effectively banned in Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi war hero to live in Rashtrapati Bhavan from Saturday

Bangladeshi war hero to live in Rashtrapati Bhavan from Saturday

Bangladeshi war hero and prominent painter Shahabuddin Ahmed will stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as "in-residence" artist for five-days from Saturday to display his selected works for public viewing.

Military operation in troubled Rakhine has ended, says Myanmar

Myanmar`s military has ended a clearance operation in the country`s troubled Rakhine State, government officials said, ending a four-month sweep that the United Nations said may amount to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing.

Myanmar reopens border gate with Bangladesh

Myanmar has reopened a border gate with Bangladesh which was temporarily closed following terrorist attacks on some three border posts in 2016, the State Counsellor's Office here said on Thursday.

13 killed, 20 injured in bus-van collision in Bangladesh

At least 13 people were charred to death and 20 others injured in massive fire explosions sparked by head-on collision between a bus and a covered van, hauling gas cylinders, in southwest Bangladesh

India vs Bangladesh, Day 2 – As it happened...

India vs Bangladesh, Day 2 – As it happened...

Bangladesh lost 1 wicket on Day 2 after India posed a mammoth total of 687/6.

Bangladesh family arrested over fake penis scam

A family in Bangladesh has been arrested after using a fake penis to trick villagers into believing a genie had performed a sex change on their teenage daughter, police said Wednesday.