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The victim in Sunday's attack was travelling to a friend's home when she was gagged, taken to a remote area in Dhaka's outskirts and sexually assaulted
Bangladesh was among the first countries in the world to pass a landmark bill in 2002 to ban single-use plastics such as polythene bags.
The minister said that his country would be willing to take them back after such a list is provided.
The 1971 India-Pakistan war was a military confrontation which led to the birth of a new country in South Asia, Bangladesh.
No major damage was reported in camps in southeast Bangladesh where hundreds of thousands of refugees from neighbouring Myanmar are living.
Some 20,000 Muslims called for the execution of a young Hindu man on Bhola island Sunday for writing Facebook messages that allegedly defamed the Prophet Mohammed, with police saying they opened…
'Two driver unions called a 24-hour strike to protest against the 25 percent cut they give Uber, as well as other restrictions in the mobile-based ridesharing app,' union leader Kaiyum Ahmed Shuvo…
Hundreds of students defied a heavy monsoon storm to stage a rally on the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) to demand justice for Abrar Fahad.
A judge at a court in Dhaka issued the order as sacked workers from Grameen Communications (GC) lodged a complaint saying they were fired because they set up a trade union.
Congestion in Dhaka, one of the world's most crowded cities, eats up 3.2 million working hours per day.
Since January this year, as many as 85,288 people have been affected by dengue in the country.
Bangladesh -- a densely populated and impoverished low-lying nation of 168 million people -- is among the most vulnerable to global warming with rising sea levels threatening coastal villages.
The comments from Sheikh Hasina came three weeks after a fresh push to return the Muslim minority to Myanmar's conflict-scarred Rakhine state that fell flat when no-one turned up.
The move came amid growing impatience from Dhaka about the presence of the refugees in the country.
The move follows an outbreak of violence in recent weeks at the camps, most of whose residents fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar's Rakhine state two years ago following a military crackdown on the…