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2 arrested in Bangladesh for ‘criticizing’ new multi-purpose bridge

<!-- -->The Padma Multipurpose Bridge was built at a cost of $3.6 billion.Dhaka: Bangladeshi police have arrested two men for social media posts deemed...

West Indies clinches 2 Test match series after beating Bangladesh by 10 wickets in 2nd Test match

West Indies wasted no time on a day when more than five hours were lost to the elements to secure a 10-wicket win over...

PM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates longest road-rail bridge in Bangladesh

<!-- -->The Padma Multipurpose Bridge was built at a cost of $3.6 billion.Dhaka: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the long-awaited Padma...

Dead Rivers: The Cost of Bangladesh’s Garment-Driven Economic Boom

Environmentalists say the growth has come at an incalculable cost, with a toxic mix of dyes, tanning acids and other dangerous chemicals seeping into......

Japan suspends aid to coal-fired power plants in Indonesia and Bangladesh

Japan will stop providing yen loans for the construction of coal-fired power plants in Indonesia and Bangladesh, the government announced on Wednesday. The policy reversal...

At least 130 dead as floods overwhelm Bangladesh and India

At least 131 people have died so far in Bangladesh and neighboring northeast India, according to official figures quoted in local media, although Islamic...

Floods kill at least 18 people in India and Bangladesh

Massive flooding caused by heavy rains has killed at least 18 people in northern India and Bangladesh and millions more have lost their homes,...

Bangladesh says Padma Bridge not part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

<!-- -->The bridge is meant to connect 19 southwestern districts to the rest of the country.Dhaka: The Padma Bridge, scheduled to open on June...

Protests in Bangladesh over remarks on the Prophet Muhammad and calls to boycott Indian products

Several political and Islamist parties of Islami Andolon Bangladesh (IAB), Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam Bangladesh and Islami Oikyajote protested across the country after Friday noon prayers...

Nupur Sharma controversy reaches Bangladesh, protests erupt over remarks made about Prophet Muhammad

Hundreds of people took to the streets of several major cities in Bangladesh on Friday to protest controversial comments made by two former BJP...

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