Sacked Bangladesh minister faces arrest for Hajj criticism

A Bangladesh court ordered the arrest Wednesday of a former minister who was dismissed last week after Islamists staged nationwide protests calling for his prosecution over remarks criticising the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage.

10 killed in Bangladesh road accidents

At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured Sunday in two road accidents in Bangladesh.

AFC qualifiers-bound India women's U-16 squad announced
AFC qualifiers-bound India women's U-16 squad announced

India U-16 women's national team head coach Maymol Rocky has announced a 23-member squad for the AFC U-16 Women's Championship (qualifiers) in Dhaka.

Bengali language movement hero Abdul Matin passes away

Bengali language movement hero Abdul Matin, who had close links with India, died on Wednesday in Bangladesh after a prolonged illness.

More human remains found in Bangladesh factory disaster ruins

Bangladesh police said Wednesday they have recovered a skull and what are believed to be other human remains from the ruins of a garment factory complex which collapsed last year killing more than 1,000 people.

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia's graft trial begins

Bangladesh's main opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia went on trial on Monday accused of embezzling about USD 680,000 in two corruption cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia goes on trial for graft

Bangladesh`s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia went on trial Monday charged with embezzling $650,000 in two graft cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.

Bangladesh scrambles to confront al Qaeda threat

Bangladesh has ordered a fresh probe if any local militant outfits have links with al Qaeda while intelligence agencies brace to confront the latest threat from the group after it established a South Asian wing.

Disappearances rise in Bangladesh: Amnesty

Bangladeshi authorities must immediately tackle a disturbing rise in enforced disappearances over the past two years, stop the use of torture, and end their increasing crackdown on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Over 100 villages submerged in flood-hit Bangladesh

Flood situation in Bangladesh worsened as over 100 villages have been submerged after gushing waters washed away a portion of an embankment on Jamuna river in the country's northwest, affecting over one lakh people.

Bangladesh showed 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus service via Dhaka, a Tripura minister has said.

India-Bangladesh Home Secretary talks on Sept 2 to 4

The three-day Home Secretary-level talks between India and Bangladesh will be held in Dhaka beginning September 02.

Bangladesh remembers Bangabandhu on his death anniversary

Bangladesh on Friday paid glowing tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country`s founding father, who was killed in a coup in 1975.

Owner of sunken ferry arrested in Bangladesh

The owner of a Bangladesh ferry that sank earlier this month with more than 100 people dead or missing was arrested on Wednesday after weeks in hiding, officials said.

India beat Bangladesh 3-1 in final hockey match take series 3-0

Continuing its dominating performance, Indian men`s hockey defeated Bangladesh 3-1 in the third and final match to clean sweep the series 3-0 in Dhaka Saturday.

Bangladesh rescuers struggle in hunt for capsized ferry; 120 missing

Bangladeshi rescuers struggled against a strong current and choppy river waters on Tuesday in the search for a ferry that capsized with more than 200 passengers on board with about 120 of them missing, many feared dead.

International tribunal decides on Indo-Bangla maritime boundary row

The Permanent Court of Arbitration at Hague in Netherlands has awarded Bangladesh 19,467 sq km out of total 25,602 sq km disputed area with India in the Bay of Bengal.

10 dead, 16 injured in bus accident in Bangladesh

At least 10 people were killed and 16 others injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus crashed into a roadside tree and overturned on a highway in southwestern Bangladesh.

Sushma Swaraj concludes B`desh visit, offers prayers for better ties

India`s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj concluded her three-day-vist to Bagladesh Friday after offering prayers at the historic Dhakeshwari Mandir here for better ties between the two countries.

Sushma Swaraj visits Hindu temple in Dhaka

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj prayed here Friday for better ties between India and Bangladesh at the historic Dhakeshwari Mandir, a media report said.