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UK committed to play role in UNSC on Rohingya plight: Lord Ahmad

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- The UK government is committed to continuing its role in the UN Security Council (UNSC) to highlight the plight of the Rohingyas, says British Minister of State for South Asia a... Read More


Is solar power the solution to Bangladesh's growing energy needs?

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- Solar power could well be a solution to Bangladesh's energy woes. This inference can be drawn from a new study suggesting that 40,000 MW of electricity in Bangladesh could be e... Read More


People walk in Cox's Bazar demanding climate, gender justice

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- Dozens of women, men and young people walked along the Cox's Bazar beach on Tuesday demanding climate and gender justice. It is one of the first events by ActionAid under a glo... Read More


China calls on India to honor pledge, return missing soldier

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- China's military says it hopes India will make good on its pledge to swiftly return a Chinese soldier found lost along their mountainous border where the sides have been locked ... Read More


Indigenous girl 'raped' in Feni

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- An indigenous girl has reportedly been violated by two men in BSCIC industrial area of Feni district town. Police arrested rickshaw puller Riyad, son of Md Sadeq, hailing from ... Read More


PM monitoring Sylhet Raihan killing case: FM

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is monitoring Sylhet youth Raihan Ahmed killing case and assured the victim's family that they ... Read More


AL announces full committees of affiliated bodies

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- The full committees of all the affiliated organisations of Bangladesh Awami League, except the Juba League, have been announced. The committees of Krishak League, Swechchhaseba... Read More


Rohingya Crisis: India invited to join Oct 22 donor conf

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- India has reiterated its commitment to sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas saying they have received an invitation to join the donor conference to be held on Thursday. The Un... Read More


AL candidates dominate local body polls

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- Unofficial results show candidates of the ruling Awami League (AL) dominating the elections and by-elections to Zila, Upazila and Union parishads held Tuesday. More than 200 lo... Read More


184 countries, economies join COVAX: WHO chief

Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- A total of 184 countries and economies have now joined COVAX, an international initiative co-led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners to ensure effective and equi... Read More