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India to send 20 lakh Covid-19 vaccines to Dhaka, Pakistan explores options

January 19, 2021 10:08 am

On Monday, authorities in Bangladesh confirmed that on Wednesday, January 20, a specially equipped plane will carry 20 lakh doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine — manufactured in India by the Serum Institute of India under the name Covishield — to Dhaka.

Bengaluru civic body suspends official for unauthorised demolition of suspected 'Bangladeshi' tenements

January 22, 2020 3:34 am

On Sunday more than 200 makeshift houses were demolished by the owner of the site after he received a notice from the police.

Bengaluru: Over 100 makeshift houses razed in Bellandur, cops claim residents 'illegal Bangladeshis'

January 20, 2020 6:18 pm

Activists said those residing in the area hailed from various parts of Karnataka, northern and north-eastern parts of the country and worked as domestic helpers, construction workers and security guards in Bengaluru.

West Indies vs Bangladesh T20Is to be played in Florida

May 16, 2018 10:39 am

West Indies and Bangladesh will play two Twenty20 matches in Florida in August, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced on Tuesday.

All countries in the region should find solution to Rohingya issue: Bangladesh's deputy high commissioner

October 30, 2017 1:03 am

"Now it (Rohingyas) is a problem for Bangladesh. If it is not solved, it will become a problem for you and then for all others."

Bangladesh's Chief Justice S K Sinha to face graft investigation

October 15, 2017 7:52 pm

In an unusual move, the country's Supreme Court (SC) said on Saturday the apex court judges earlier this month decided not to sit in the bench of Sinha over 11 "grave" charges brought brought to their notice against him by the President.

Bangladesh arrests three Rohingya and one local with 8,00,000 meth pills

September 28, 2017 11:39 am

"We caught four people trafficking Yaba tablets. Three of them are Rohingya from Myanmar and the other one is a Bangladeshi," Major Ruhul Amin, an RAB area commander, told AFP.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina undergoes gall bladder surgery in US

September 27, 2017 2:54 pm

Sheikh Hasina, 69, was taken to the hospital when she suddenly felt pain in abdomen and doctors at the facility conducted her health checkup and decided to perform the surgery.

Half-tonne of gold seized from top jeweller in Bangladesh

June 04, 2017 8:58 pm

The local jewellers' association wants the government to allow the bulk import of bullion at a reasonable tax rate. The association denies wrongdoing and describes raids at jewellers and other businesses as "conspiracies" to destroy the industry, which it says employs 2.2 million people.

Protesters try to lay siege to Pak High Commission in Bangladesh

June 09, 2016 3:31 pm

The march was held against Pakistan awarding its highest civilian honour to the executed war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) chief Nizami.