NTPC arm to begin 300 MW power supply to Bangladesh from midnight

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited. Read Article

Bangladesh ex-PM decries lack of justice over prison court hearing

The prison court appearance could escalate a rivalry between Khaleda and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who have dominated politics in Bangladesh for more than two decades. Read Article

'No helmet, no fuel' for Bangladesh bikers

The move is part of efforts to quell tensions after the city of nearly 20 million people was rocked by angry protests about poor road safety last month. Read Article

Bangladesh court refuses to hear award-winning photographer's case

Alam was arrested on August 5 for making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live during massive student protests in Dhaka. Read Article

Bangladesh may extend cooperation to new Pakistan government: PM Sheikh Hasina  

'Imran Khan came to power after making massive struggle. We will extend cooperation to him if he seeks it from us,' she said Read Article

Bangladesh: Journalist hacked to death by unknown assailants at residence

The police are investigating the case and have started a search for the killers. Read Article

Anniversary of Rohingya crisis marked in Bangladesh camps, Myanmar

Security patrols had been increased in the conflict area ahead of the anniversary for fear of further violence. Read Article

Khaleda Zia, son directly involved in 2004 attack on Awami League rally: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

While Zia is currently serving a jail term in a corruption case, Rahman is residing in the UK under political asylum. Read Article

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia gets bail in defamation case

The 72-year-old three-time former premier, however, will have to stay in jail as other cases are pending against her. Read Article

Five hardline Islamists get death sentence for war crimes in Bangladesh

The judges said the convicts had used rape as a weapon and that their victims had to live with the repercussions of those attacks for the rest of their lives. Read Article

In Bangladesh's 'war on drugs', 200 people shot dead by police in 4 months

Bangladesh's 'war on drugs' was announced by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in May. Critics say the crackdown reflects Hasina's increasingly authoritarian rule ahead of a general… Read Article

Bangladesh acquits British citizen held in 2016 Dhaka cafe attack

Rights group Amnesty International had campaigned for the release of Hasnat Karim Read Article

Watch: Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam arrested for spreading rumours on social media

Video provided to Reuters showed the photographer being led by police to a van before a court hearing Read Article

Bangladesh protests fizzle after days of violence

Nine days of protests saw tens of thousands of teenagers and students paralyse traffic in the capital Dhaka and beyond. Read Article

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia gets 6-month bail in Cumilla bus arson case

Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman granted the 72-year-old leader the bail today, the bdnews24.com reported. Read Article