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World Bank Managing Director Anna Bjerde set to visit Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Anna Bjerde, the World Bank's managing director of operations, is set to visit Bangladesh for the first time. She is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on a single-day official visit on S... Read More


Independent judiciary, strong parliament key to Bangladesh's development: Hasina

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- An independent judiciary, coupled with a strong parliament and administration, played a key role in driving Bangladesh's socio-economic development, according to Sheikh Hasina. The ... Read More


Rohingya child dies in Bhasan Char island fire that burnt nine refugees

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- One of the five children, who were among nine injured in a gas cylinder fire at Bhasan Char island Rohingya refugee camp, has died in Chattogram Medical College Hospital. Dr Rafiqud... Read More


Transcom: what charges Latifur's daughter Shahzreh brought against mother Shahnaz, sister Simeen

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- A fight over the ownership of Transcom Group has been flung out in the open over three and a half years after the death of its founder Latifur Rahman, a businessman who prided himsel... Read More


US delegation arrives in Dhaka to 'strengthen ties'

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- A high-level US delegation has arrived in Bangladesh with the aim of strengthening diplomatic ties between the two nations. The group, consisting of Eileen Laubacher, senior directo... Read More


Two transport workers die after bus collides head-on with covered van in Narsingdi

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Two transport workers have died and six passengers suffered injuries in a head-on collision between a bus and a covered van in Narsingdi. The incident took place on Tongi-Ghorashal-... Read More


Hasina says only detractors cast doubt on fairness of Bangladesh polls

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- After winning a record-extending fourth straight term, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has hit back at critics of the electoral process in Bangladesh and said only those opposed to her ... Read More


Hasina says she asked Zelensky to stop war and will do the same when she meets Putin

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again called for an end to the Russia-Ukraine and Israel-Palestine wars. The head of the government shared the experience of her recent visit t... Read More


Bangladesh records 3 dengue cases, no deaths in a day

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Hospitals in Bangladesh have admitted three new dengue patients in a day, taking the tally of infections since Jan 1 to 1,319 after the worst outbreak last year. The death toll from... Read More


5 Transcom officials bailed after arrest in legal battle over ownership between founder Latifur's heirs

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Five top officials of Transcom Group have secured bail after their arrest in a legal fight over the ownership of the company between the heirs of its late founder Laifur Rahman. The... Read More