Hindus in Bangladesh begin Durga Puja rituals through Mahalaya

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- The formalities of Durga Puja have begun in Bangladesh with the Hindus performing Mahalaya rituals. After early morning rituals in temples in Dhaka and other parts of the country on... Read More

PM Hasina criticises BNP hunger strike for Khaleda Zia's treatment abroad

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- Sheikh Hasina has labelled the BNP leaders' hunger strike for their chief Khaleda Zia as a "drama" and questioned why her son Tarique Rahman has not visited her during her illness. ... Read More

Bangladesh reports 2,047 dengue cases, 10 deaths in a day

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- Hospitals in Bangladesh have recorded 2,047 new cases of deadly dengue fever in a day, taking the tally of infections this year to 237,251.The death toll from the mosquito-borne dise... Read More

11th grade student Shampa takes over European Union in Bangladesh for a day

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- An 11th-grade student, Shampa, who was identified with a single name, temporarily assumed the role of the European Union Ambassador in Bangladesh for a day on the occasion of Interna... Read More

A family's anguish: How dengue crushed a child's dream of meeting her newborn brother

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- A small water pot sits solemnly atop the reading table, accompanied by a few jars of untouched dry food. Below, the books, the school bag -- all remain undisturbed, just as they were... Read More

5 workers burnt after gas blast in Narayanganj steel mill

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- At least five workers have suffered burn injuries after a gas line exploded at a steel mill at Narayanganj Sadar's Siddhirganj. The incident occurred at the Sharmin Steel Ltd factor... Read More

US updates Bangladesh travel advisory ahead of general election

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- The United States has updated its travel advisory for Bangladesh ahead of the general election due in less than three months. In the update, the US Department of State said politica... Read More

Bangladesh progresses a little in Global Hunger Index

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- Bangladesh has made a little progress in terms of score in the Global Hunger Index with continuous development in cutting child undernourishment. In the 2023 index, however, Banglad... Read More

RAB busts ring that takes relatives hostage to force expatriates to bring gold, electronic appliances

Dhaka, Oct. 13 -- The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested three members of a gang that allegedly abducts and takes hostages relatives to force troubled expatriate Bangladeshis to bring gold and electr... Read More

Awami League MP Bahar's supporters attack minority group in Cumilla

Dhaka, Oct. 13 -- Supporters of AKM Bahauddin Bahar have attacked members of Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council protesting against the Awami League MP's comments that reportedly hurt Hi... Read More