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Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, in Dhaka

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 19 March 2024: Princess Victoria of Sweden, Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has arrived here on a visit to Bangladesh from March 18 to 21. Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud welcomed the princess at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday.

Bangladeshi ship captured by Somali pirates, 23 sailors hostage

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 12 March 2024: A Bangladeshi ship has been captured by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea. 23 Bangladeshis were taken hostage. Pirates attacked the ship on Tuesday. The name of the ship is MV Abdullah. It is owned by SR Shipping, the country's top industrial group KSRM. 23 Bangladeshis including sailors and crew are hostages.

Japan will keep 16 observers in the election

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 18 December 2023: Japan will have 16 observers in the upcoming 12th National Assembly elections. Iwama Kiminori, Japan's ambassador to Dhaka, told reporters after a meeting with Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal at Agargaon EC Bhavan at 2 pm on Monday.

Bangladesh elected as IMO's Vice-Chair

London, Nov 29: Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasnim was unanimously elected as the First Vice President of the 33rd Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London on Monday with 150 votes.

A third terminal will help Bangladesh to exit LDC: Japan

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 7 October 2023: Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Masahiro Okamura commented that the construction of third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and Matarbari deep sea port will help Bangladesh to get out of the list of least developed countries (LDC).

United Nations adopts Bangladesh's 'Culture of Peace' resolution

Dhaka, June 15: The 'Culture of Peace' resolution raised by Bangladesh in the UN General Assembly was unanimously accepted. Bangladesh Permanent Representative and Ambassador Mohammad Abdul Muhith presented the resolution on behalf of Bangladesh at the UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday (June 14) local time.

US sanctions: China expresses support for Sheikh Hasina's stance

Beijing, June 15: China supports Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's stand against US sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) issue. The country will fully support Bangladesh in maintaining its independence, sovereignty and geographical integrity.

First bilateral meeting between Sheikh Hasina and Rishi Sunak held

London, May 6: The first bilateral meeting between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been held.

Bangladeshi rescue team receives special honor from Erdogan

Dhaka, April 27: The Bangladesh team conducting post-earthquake rescue operations has been awarded a special award by the Turkish government in recognition of setting a unique example of humanitarian aid. This information was informed in a circular sent by the Directorate of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday (April 26).

Canada: Parliament of Alberta celebrates the sixth anniversary of the recognition of Bengali New Year

Dhaka, April 6: The Bangladesh community celebrated the sixth anniversary of the historic recognition of Bengali New Year in the Parliament of Alberta, Canada. According to a press release received in Dhaka on Wednesday, the program organized on Tuesday night was presided over by Canadian expatriate writer, researcher and journalist Delwar Zahid.

US Congress bill recognizes Bangladesh's progress

Dhaka, April 1: On the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of Bangladesh's independence, a bill was introduced in the United States Congress on March 29. The bill was raised in Congress to recognize the socio-economic progress that Bangladesh has made under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The bill was introduced by South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson as the Vice-Chairman of the Congress Committee on Bangladesh Affairs.

USA expresses concern over the incident of Ambassador Peter Haas

Dhaka, December 19: The United States has expressed concern at the highest level of the Bangladesh government about the incident that happened with Ambassador Peter Haas in Dhaka. Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel gave this information in a question-and-answer session at the regular briefing of the US State Department on Wednesday local time in Washington. Details of the briefing are available on the US State Department website.

Warning issued for movement of British citizens in Dhaka

Dhaka, December 7: British citizens have been instructed to exercise caution in the movement of the political program on December 10 in Dhaka. On Tuesday (December 6), the British Foreign Office issued this directive in a notice on its website.

The Netherlands will provide $7.5 million for Rohingya refugees and host communities

Dhaka, November 29: The Netherlands has decided to provide $7.5 million through the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the welfare of forcibly displaced Rohingya refugees and their host communities in Cox's Bazar district. An agreement has been signed between the Embassy of the Netherlands in Dhaka and the IOM for the implementation of the project titled 'Environmental restoration and strengthening tolerance of Rohingya refugees and host communities in Cox's Bazar'.

Proposal in US House of Representatives to recognize Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh

Dhaka, October 15: Two influential US legislators have raised a proposal in the US House of Representatives seeking the recognition of the genocide that Pakistan carried out in present-day Bangladesh in 1971. President Joe Biden has been called on to recognize the massacre.