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Vulnerable fishermen and supply chain hit by fishing ban in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has, for the first time, imposed a fishing ban from May 20 to July 23 to help boost marine fish stock and to tackle overfishing during a key breeding season for many food fish in the…

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Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100: Police

The train was crossing a bridge on its way to the capital, Dhaka, from the eastern city of Sylhet when it went off the rails, police superintendent Mohammad Shahjalal said. 

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Awami League was formed to bring back Bangladesh’s independence: PM Sheikh Hasina

Awami League was founded on June 23, 1949, in Dhaka of the then East Pakistan. 

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Bangladesh: Former PM Khaleda Zia gets 6-month bail in two defamation cases

However, the 73-year-old three-time former prime minister, Khalda Zia cannot be released from jail as she has been convicted in two other cases. 

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Shut out from Bangladesh schools, Rohingyas turn to madrassas

Many Rohingya children had managed to slip through the net until earlier this year when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government cracked down, ordering schools to expel them.

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Bangladesh prison breakfast menu gets makeover after 200 years

The new diet will contain bread, vegetables, sweets and khichdi, spiced rice cooked with lentils, Rashid said.

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Bangladesh officer held for failing to probe teenager's grisly murder

The killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi in April sparked protests across the South Asian nation, with the prime minister promising to prosecute all those involved.

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Rohingya crisis can destabilise region if not solved: Bangla President

Rohingya, who belong to the Rakhine state in Myanmar, have been facing extreme persecution by authorities and majority Buddhists.

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Bangladesh suspends immigration official for letting pilot travel without passport

Mahmud was denied entry at the immigration of Doha International Airport in Qatar on Thursday after it was found that he travelled without a passport.

 

 

 

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Bangladeshi immigrant charged with planning Times Square attack

Ashiqul Alam, 22, sought to buy guns stripped of their serial numbers and ammunition from undercover investigators and surveilled the popular Manhattan district to identify the best place for an…

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Bangladesh picks up 58 Malaysia-bound Rohingya at sea

Acting on a tip-off, a patrol ship challenged a fishing boat near Saint Martin's, a small Bangladesh island in the Bay of Bengal, and found the Rohingya on board, coast guard Lieutenant Josel Rana…

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Three injured in powerful blast claimed by Islamic State in Bangladesh

The explosives that lead to the blast in a police pick-up van in Dhaka's Malibagh on Sunday night might have been planted, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said on…

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Bangladesh fishermen protest two month fishing ban

Carrying placards and banners, the fishermen marched to Cox's Bazar city from coastal villages days after the government's 65-day long fishing embargo came into effect.

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Bangladesh factory safety monitors get court extension

The top court in Bangladesh ruled that the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety could continue its oversight of clothing factories for one more year.

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Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia's health massively deteriorated: BNP

Demanding the immediate release of the 73-year-old three-time former prime minister, the BNP standing committee member Jamiruddin Sircar said that due to the loneliness and lack of proper…

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