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Bogra-Sirajganj rail project: Travel time to Dhaka to be reduced by 3 hours

Bangladesh against war but will defend sovereignty: PM Hasina

Habibul Bashar appointed as the new head of BCB women's wing

Azmeri Haque Badhon to become chief judge at international film festival in India

PM Hasina emphasizes importance of mother tongue as main medium of education

Pakistan: 14 people injured during violent clash between two tribes

Dhaka, May 16: A violent clash, which took place between two tribes, left 14 people injured in Pakistan's Darra Adam Khel area on Monday.

Pakistan: Court grants Imran Khan extension in protective bail till March 27

Dhaka, March 25: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan secured a three-day extension in protective bail till March 27 in five cases registered against him in the federal capital after he personally appeared before the Lahore High Court (LHC).

Bilawal Bhutto blames Pakistan military for 1971 defeat

Dhaka, November 2Just a week after Pakistan's former army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa's comments that the reason for the loss of East Pakistan (Bangladesh) was not military but 'political failure', the country's current foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari rejected his claim. The leader of the country's political party Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has claimed Pakistan's defeat in 1971 as a 'military failure'.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman fought for true liberation: Imran Khan

South Asia Desk, Dhaka, Nov 3: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has compared his ongoing struggle against the country's ruling government to that of Bangladesh's founder, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Learn from Sheikh Hasina, Pakistani newspaper advises

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 4: Pakistan's newspaper 'The Express Tribune' has published an article praising the remarkable economic development of Bangladesh. In this regard, the present leadership of Bangladesh has been given credit. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's leadership has been praised. The article mentions that Pakistan's leadership has a lot to learn from Bangladesh.

Global narco-terrorism on the rise because of Pakistan-Afghanistan: Report

Narco-terrorism may become a global reality soon. Because two neighbouring countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, have become important links in the global chain of drug production and supply, for which terrorism, extremism and radicalism have made matters worse.

Padma Bridge an example in Bangladesh's development journey: Pakistan

Dhaka, June 24: Pakistan has congratulated Bangladesh on the occasion of inauguration of Padma Bridge. Islamabad says the inauguration of the bridge is an example of Bangladesh's development journey. On Friday (June 24), the Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahbaz Sharif sent a congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on the inauguration of the Padma Bridge.

Energy crisis intensifies in Pakistan, China threatens to withdraw help

Islamabad, June 8: Pakistan's economic situation is deteriorating rapidly. Some of China's influence is directly responsible for the country's dire situation. It is unfortunate that poor governance of the country, mismanagement of various resources and weak law and order situation have led Pakistan to a huge economic crisis. Meanwhile, the country's energy crisis has begun to intensify.

Chinese nationals under threat in Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Beijing, June 4: This time China is trapped in its own net. The country thought that its Belt and Road Initiative would trap the Asian countries Sri Lanka and Pakistan in debt. But the danger is here. Chinese nationals living in Pakistan and Sri Lanka are now in great danger. Indigenous peoples of Pakistan and Sri Lanka are beginning to think of Chinese as enemies. In the wake of that incident, three Chinese nationals were killed in an alleged suicide attack in Pakistan last April.

Women do not get justice in Pakistan

Islamabad, June 3: In 2016, Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani social media star, fell prey to honour killing by his brother Muhammad Wasim. Wasim was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2019. However, he was released this February due to flaws in the law.

Who paid for Imran Khan's private flight?

Islamabad, April 21: Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan flew on a private plane from Islamabad to Karachi, which was paid for by a dubai-based businessman. There has been questions about who paid the cost of Imran's flight.

Religious violence on rise in Pakistan, says report

Islamabad: Imran Khan's government has failed to reduce religious violence in Pakistan, and this has led to a rise in the incidents of religious violence in the country. This information was given by the Indian news agency ANI quoting various local sources and media outlets.

Pakistan political crisis: President Alvi dissolves National Assembly on PM Imran Khan's advice

Islamabad: Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday dissolved the National Assembly on Prime Minister Imran Khan's advice under Article 58 of the Constitution as the country gears up to witness yet another twist in the political situation.

Pakistani media condemns Imran Khan's untimely visit to Russia

Islamabad, March 6: Political analysts, researchers and commentators in the Pakistani media have taken a tough stand on Imran Khan's visit to Russia. They are even confused about the Prime Minister's visit to Moscow on the opening day of the Russia-Ukraine war.

Terrorism: Pakistan likely to slip into FATF's black list

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF)'s working group and plenary meeting started last Monday, February 21 in Paris, the capital of France. It will continue till March 4. The fate of Pakistan, which has already been on the 'gray list' of the FATF for the last four years, is now particularly dependent on this meeting.