Dhaka

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.

Feb 24, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2017, 00:32 AM IST

Air India Express starts Delhi-Dhaka flight

Air India Express on Thursday launched its services from the national capital to Dhaka.

Feb 17, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

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.

Feb 08, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

IND vs BAN: Bangladesh eye strong showing in first-ever Test in India

Bangladesh will play a two-day practice match against India A in Hyderabad before the Test.

Feb 02, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Graft case: Khaleda Zia to appear before court today

Khaleda Zia had earlier on December 1 last year claimed innocence before a special court in Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed by the ACC in 2011.

Jan 30, 2017, 09:07 AM IST

Bangladesh police fire tear gas at anti-coal protest

Clashes erupted in Bangladesh`s capital Thursday as police fired tear gas at hundreds of campaigners protesting against a massive coal-fired power plant they say will destroy the world`s largest mangrove forest.

Jan 26, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Bangladesh cricketer denied bail in case of uploading girlfriend's personal pictures on social media

Police arrested the left-arm bowler in a Dhaka suburb on Sunday after his longtime girlfriend Nasrin Sultana, 23, filed a complaint two weeks ago.

Jan 24, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

Narayanganj killings: Bangladesh court awards death to 26 convicts

A Bangladesh court sentenced 26 people, including three senior officers from the country`s elite security force, to death Monday after convicting them of murdering seven people who were abducted outside a cricket stadium.

Jan 16, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

Bangladesh arrests two Islamists blamed for cafe attack

Bangladesh security forces on Tuesday arrested two members of an Islamist militant group blamed for a deadly attack on a cafe in Dhaka in July in which 22 people were killed, most of them foreigners.

Dec 20, 2016, 16:18 PM IST

Seven killed, 5 injured in road accident in Bangladesh

At least seven people, including five policemen, were killed and five others injured when a police van collided with a fertiliser-laden truck on a highway in northwestern Bangladesh, officials said on Sunday.

Nov 13, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

Attacks on Hindus: PM Hasina appeals Muslims to ensure safety of minorities

 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in a video conference, has urged the countrymen to put in their best efforts to maintain communal harmony and ensure safety and security of the people of minority communities in the aftermath of attacks on Hindu temples and members of the community in the Muslim-majority country.

Nov 12, 2016, 20:48 PM IST

Bangladesh arrests killer of secular blogger, publisher

An Islamist militant leader who "directly took part" in the brutal murders of a secular blogger and a publisher in Bangladesh has been arrested here, police said on Saturday as they identified an ex-army officer as the mastermind of fatal attacks on secular writers in the country.

Nov 12, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Bangladesh: Islamist militant leader arrested for brutal murder of secular blogger, publisher

An Islamist militant leader, the prime suspect in the brutal murders of a secular blogger and a publisher in Bangladesh, has been arrested from the national capital, police said today.

Nov 12, 2016, 18:02 PM IST

Bangladesh releases Dawood Ibrahim's top aide from jail

Bangladesh on Monday freed a top aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim on the expiry of his jail term for cross-border intrusion, sparking speculations about his extradition to India where he was convicted for killing Bollywood music baron Gulshan Kumar in 1997.

Nov 07, 2016, 19:34 PM IST

Security beefed up at Dhaka airport after knife attack

Security at Dhaka`s Hazrat Shahjalal International airport was beefed up on Monday following a knife attack that left a security guard dead and three other security personnel injured.

Nov 07, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

Attacks on Hindus: Sushma Swaraj asks Indian envoy to take up issue with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

"I have asked Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka to call on the Prime Minister and express our grave concern about the safety and wellbeing of the Hindus in Bangladesh," Swaraj tweeted on Sunday.

Nov 06, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

Bangladesh vs England, 2nd Test: Mehedi Hasan destroys Alastair Cook & Co to give Tigers series-leveling win

England crumbled to 164 all out to suffer their first ever defeat by Bangladesh in 10 Tests and share the two-Test series 1-1.

Oct 30, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Bangladesh vs England: Australia security chief arrives in Dhaka

Sean Carroll`s arrival on Thursday comes a year after Australia pulled out of a Test series in Bangladesh over safety fears.

Oct 28, 2016, 04:19 AM IST

Authorities detain 20 Bangladeshis for illegally voyaging to Malaysia

At least 20 Bangladeshis have been detained by the Malaysian Marine Police as they were attempting to travel to Malaysia illegally.

Oct 13, 2016, 13:09 PM IST