Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda freed on humanitarian grounds, her party says

Her health has been deteriorating for months and she was moved to a hospital in April last year

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In bid to save key river from pollution, Bangladesh High Court orders 231 factories to shut down

The Buriganga connects the capital with the southern coastal districts through a network of rivers. For centuries it was the gateway to the 400-year-old city built by the Mughals.

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Bangladesh: 10 members of banned militant outfit sentenced to death for 2001 bombing

Meanwhile, two communist party members who were also accused of involvement in the attack were acquitted.

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India will not harm Bangladesh, we trust New Delhi: Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on CAA-NRC

Speaking exclusively with our diplomatic correspondent Sidhant Sibal, Momen said, India has assured Dhaka that these issues will not impact Bangladesh and he believes in the Indian government. …

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All India Radio, Bangladesh counterpart sign content sharing programme

The inauguration of the programme took place during the India and Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Ministers Meet 2020

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Student's rape triggers protests in Dhaka

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

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Bangladesh court orders government to ban single-use plastics

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.

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We have requested India to provide a list of illegal Bangladeshis: Foreign Minister Abdul Momen

The minister said that his country would be willing to take them back after such a list is provided.

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Bangladesh liberation war: The story of India's victory, Pakistan's surrender and the birth of a new Nation

The 1971 India-Pakistan war was a military confrontation which led to the birth of a new country in South Asia, Bangladesh.

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Cyclone Bulbul lashes Bangladesh, killing fisherman and homemaker

No major damage was reported in camps in southeast Bangladesh where hundreds of thousands of refugees from neighbouring Myanmar are living.

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Thousands protest against Bangladesh police after deadly shootings

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…

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Bangladesh Uber drivers strike for commission cut

'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…

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Bangladesh students continue protests after death of undergraduate Abrar Fahad

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.

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Bangladesh issues arrest warrant for Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus over sacking of workers

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.

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Motorbike ridesharing services surge in popularity in Dhaka

Congestion in Dhaka, one of the world's most crowded cities, eats up 3.2 million working hours per day.

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