Bangladesh

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia tests positive for COVID-19

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday (April 12), a year after she was released from jail temporarily amid the pandemic, according to media reports. 

Apr 12, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

COVID-19 scare: Bangladesh suspends all international passenger flights till April 20

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh also suspended all sorts of domestic, local and training flights.

Apr 12, 2021, 06:15 AM IST

Bangladesh announces 7-day countrywide lockdown from Monday as COVID-19 spreads

The Bangladesh government on Saturday announced a seven-day countrywide lockdown from Monday to curb the spread of Coronavirus. 

Apr 03, 2021, 13:02 PM IST

Bangladesh envoy highlights his country’s economic progress, pays tribute to Indian soldiers for liberation war

Bangladeshi's high commissioner to India, Muhammad Imran has highlighted his country's economic progress and how the country is developing fast. Speaking at the Independence Day celebration of his country at the high commission, he said, "Bangladesh has become a role model for fighting poverty, empowering women, disaster management. We have made commendable progress in achieving food security despite frequent natural disasters. The economy of Bangladesh is developing rapidly."

Apr 01, 2021, 13:35 PM IST

BIZARRE! Bangladesh's DLS target changed 3 times during 2nd T20I chase against New Zealand

Bangladesh eventually fell 28 runs short of the DLS target as New Zealand won the 2nd T20I to take unassailable 2-0 lead in three-match series.

Mar 30, 2021, 19:51 PM IST

NZ vs BAN 2nd T20: Phillips, bowlers help hosts clinch T20 series against Bangladesh

New Zealand defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs (DLS Method) to take unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20I series.

Mar 30, 2021, 16:59 PM IST

NZ vs Ban, 1st T20I: Conway, Sodhi shine as New Zealand outplay Bangladesh by 66 runs

Conway's knock and Will Young's (53) fifty powered New Zealand to a total of 210 before bowlers restricted Bangladesh to 144 runs. 

Mar 28, 2021, 12:09 PM IST

Facebook services down in Bangladesh amid protests against PM Modi visit

The government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina did not comment if it had blocked Facebook and its messenger app, but it has previously used internet shutdowns as a tool to curb the spread of protests. Four supporters of the Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam were killed on Friday after police opened fire when protesters allegedly attacked a police station in the southeastern town of Chittagong.

Mar 28, 2021, 09:25 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi wraps up two-day visit to Bangladesh, see pics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit took place at a time Bangladesh is commemorating Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of the country's War of Liberation. He attended multiple events and addresses several meetings during his two-day visit to the nation. Take a look at what the Prime Minister did on the second day of his visit:

Mar 27, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

India, Bangladesh sign 5 key pacts; PM Modi hails 'productive' meeting with Sheikh Hasina

India and Bangladesh signed five MoUs to further enhance bilateral ties between the two nations during Prime Minister Narendra Modi delegation-level meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday (March 27, 2021).

Mar 27, 2021, 22:37 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Orakandi Temple

PM Narendra Modi prayed at the Orakandi temple in Bangladesh. The Orakandi temple is sacred to the Matua community, whose large number resides in West Bengal, India.

Mar 27, 2021, 14:54 PM IST

Both India and Bangladesh want stability, love and peace in place of instability, terror and unrest, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi also said that during the COVID-19 pandemic, India and Bangladesh proved their capabilities.

Mar 27, 2021, 14:22 PM IST

'Sorry!', says Shashi Tharoor after slamming PM Narendra Modi's speech in Bangladesh

The Congress MP had commented on Prime Minister Modi's saying that he did 'satyagraha' for Bangladesh's freedom. 

Mar 27, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Glimpses from Day 1 of PM Narendra Modi’s Bangladesh visit

PM Narendra Modi embarked on a two-day visit to Bangladesh on Friday (March 26), his first visit to a foreign country since the COVID19 outbreak. 

Mar 27, 2021, 08:29 AM IST

DNA Exclusive: How MA Jinnah's folly led to creation of Bangladesh, know here

Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Friday analysed the significance of this day for Bangladesh and how Mohammad Ali Jinnah's mistake led to the creation of the country.

Mar 26, 2021, 23:34 PM IST

We must remain vigilant, united to counter terrorism and other threats, says PM Narendra Modi in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the National Day event in Dhaka on Friday said both India and Bangladesh should remain united and vigilant to counter the terrorism and other threats in the region.

Mar 26, 2021, 18:59 PM IST

Watch: 'Golden Jubilee' of India-Bangladesh relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day Bangladesh tour has begun. This is PM Modi's first foreign trip in the Corona era. Bangladesh is celebrating the 50th anniversary of independence, on this occasion of celebration, PM Modi has reached Bangladesh as the chief guest.

Mar 26, 2021, 18:24 PM IST

PM Modi pays homage to Bangladesh war martyrs, says 'They devoted their lives resisting injustice'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangladesh paid homage to the martyrs of the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence against Pakistan.

Mar 26, 2021, 16:32 PM IST

PM Modi Bangladesh Visit: PM Modi meets Indian diaspora in Dhaka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Indian diaspora members and children in Dhaka. PM Modi has arrived in Dhaka to participate in the program of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's independence.

Mar 26, 2021, 13:18 PM IST

PM Modi Bangladesh Visit: PM Modi arrives at War Memorial in Savar, Dhaka

After reaching Bangladesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi first went to the War Memorial located in Savar, Dhaka. Here he paid tribute to the soldiers who were martyred in the 1971 war and planted saplings.

Mar 26, 2021, 12:24 PM IST