Smuggled goods including mortar shells worth Tk 134 cr seized during BGB ops at border
November records highest remittances in three months
Not Shakib, Liton to lead Bangladesh in ODI series against India
5 killed as covered van rams into hotel in Jessore
CHT Peace Accord's 25th anniversary celebrated
Dhaka, November 30: One hundred and forty members of Bangladesh Armed Police Unit-2 (Rotation-4) engaged in UN peacekeeping mission in Mali have received UN Peace Medal.
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'.
Own Correspondent, London, Nov 18: British Bangladeshis living in Britain have presented several demands to President Md. Abdul Hamid, including ID validity, no visa and resolution of complications with passport issues for receiving government services.
At least 151 people have died and over 100 were injured in Saturday's stampede that resulted after a massive crowd poured into a prominent market in Seoul's Itaewon district for Halloween festivities.
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.
Washington, Oct 15: US Department of State spokesperson Ned Price said that since 2018, the US has stopped giving support to Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).
New York, Oct 13: One hundred forty-three countries, including Bangladesh, voted in favour of a UN resolution condemning Russia for demarcating four regions of Ukraine. However, 35 countries, including India, Pakistan, and China, abstained from voting. A total of five countries, including North Korea and Syria, voted against this proposal.
New York, Oct 12: Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term of 2023-25 after getting the highest number of votes from the Asia-Pacific region. Bangladesh got 160 votes in the election. The UN Human Rights Council election was held on Tuesday (October 11) New York local time.
Bangui, CAR, Oct 5: Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers were killed and one was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in a vehicle belonging to the peacekeepers in the Central African Republic during a UN peacekeeping mission.
Uyghur NGOs and Uyghur community in Istanbul, on Oct 01, marked the 73rd National Day of China as the beginning of an era of occupation, persecution, starvation and inhuman crimes against the peoples of East Turkestan.
London, Sept 29: Bangladeshi-origin British MP Rupa Huq has been suspended from the Labour Party after she made 'indecent and racist' comments on Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng at a Labour Party conference fringe event.
Washington DC, Sept 26: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Washington DC from New York after attending the 77th session of the General Assembly and various high-level events at the United Nations headquarters.
New York, Sept 24: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen, who is visiting the US, attended a dinner hosted by Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar in New York.
London, Sept 20: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended the funeral of late Queen Elizabeth II.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 9: US magazine Forbes has released this year's list of the top 50 richest people in Singapore, known as Asia's safe haven. Muhammad Aziz Khan, the founding chairman of Summit Group, a private company in the power sector of Bangladesh, has again found a place in this list of the country's top rich persons.