Sexual violence in Bangladesh increases despite death penalty; #EndRapeInBangladesh trends

The experts and activists, however, feel the death penalty will have little or no impact on the rising cases due to the flawed justice system of the country

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China’s loss may become Bangladesh’s gain: Dhaka to simplify FDI policy to lure global manufacturers

In an attempt to lure companies seeking to move their manufacturing base from China, Bangladesh is looking at simplifying its foreign direct investment (FDI) policy as well as the corporate…

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Bangladesh: Hundreds begin two-day march to protest against increase in rape cases

The protestors are demanding exemplary punishment of the sexual violence attackers

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4 killed, 20 injured in violence at Bangladesh's Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp

Bangladesh is currently hosting more than 1.1 million Rohingyas in the coastal district. Factional clashes now occur more frequently at the camps.

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Twin crisis for Bangladesh as Covid-19 affected economy takes a serious hit

At a time when the world is struggling to combat the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh faced its worst flood in a decade with persistently heavy monsoon rains that began in June.

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Do not consider yourself alone in fight against militancy: Modi to Hasina

The two ministers spoke to each other while jointly inaugurating a border check post over videoconferencing on Thursday Read Article

Bangladesh court jails opposition leader's son over money laundering charges

Tarique Rahman has been sentenced to seven years in jail and fined $2.5 million Read Article

Bangladesh security forces arrest 4 Islamist extremists for alleged involvement in Dhaka attack

Hand-made bombs were recovered from the house of the militants of the homegrown Islamist group Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh Read Article

'Black Friday' massacre in Dhaka affects Bangladesh garment industry

Fears after the July 1 terror attack, which saw 20 killed, including 18 foreigners, threaten the $28 billion sector Read Article

Bangladesh: 260 people missing across country amid hunt for extremists

Rapid Action Battalion published the list on Facebook around midnight and called on citizens to report whereabouts of the missing Read Article

Bangladesh: Three awarded death penalty for 1971 war crimes

Five others were given life imprisonment. The suspects from Jamalpur region were accused of murder, abduction, torture and loot Read Article

Dhaka cafe siege: New suspects spotted in CCTV footage

'The footage was taken outside the cafe popular with foreigners before the July 1 attack' Read Article

Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster: 38 charged with murder in 2013 factory collapse

Collapse of the complex, built on swampy ground, sparked demands for greater safety in world's second-largest exporter of readymade garments Read Article

Three Sufis injured in Bangladesh machete attack

A 50-year-old woman was grievously injured. Eight men, armed with bamboo sticks and machetes, set upon the Sufis while they were asleep Read Article

Bangladesh police arrest three who rented property to cafe attackers

The landlords failed to register information about their tenants with police, a new law enacted earlier this year to help catch criminals Read Article