Dhaka, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A suspected gas pipeline explosion at a mosque in Bangladesh killed 17 people and injured dozens as worshippers were about to end their prayers, officials said on Saturday. The blast, which fire service officials suspect was caused by a leak from a gas pipeline, occurred on Friday night at a mosque in Narayanganj district, just...
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina had called for the creation of UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar as an interim measure to lessen the burden on Bangladesh which is hosting 1.1 million Rohingya refugees
Foreign Secretary Masud bin Momen categorically stated that there is no possibility of the integration of the Rohingyas in Bangladesh
Indian Foreign Minister's talk with his Lankan counterpart and the Foreign Secretary's air dash to Dhaka for a pow wow with Prime Minister Hasina were meant to steady bilateral relations
The main condition is: Pakistan must unconditionally apologize for the atrocities it committed during its rule over East Pakistan which is now Bangladesh
Bangladesh raised the issue of certain irritants. India took cognizance of the issues, stressing the importance to resolve these.
Discussed India's help for post-COVID-19 economic recovery
Says the presence of a large Sri Lankan Diaspora in Bangladesh is a sign of deep Bangla-Lanka friendship
August 8 (The New Nation) - The total number of Covid-19 cases so far in the country reached 2,52,502 with 2,851 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The current infection rate is 22.45 percent and the total infection rate stands at 20.40 percent, said Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general...
August 8 (The New Nation) - Economic Reporter: Japan will provide 330 million US dollar to Bangladesh as an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan. In this regard ITO Naoki, Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, and Fatima Yasmin, Secretary, Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance signed an Exchange of Notes titled 'The Covid-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan' on Wednesday. The...