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Gang war in Rohingya camps displaces around 2,000 families

AS MANY AS 2,000 Rohingya families were displaced following a turf war between criminal armed groups in Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh. Police and...

UN urges Bangladesh to take proactive steps to stop child marriages

THE UN has asked Bangladesh to take steps to end child marriage as new report found out that almost half the nation’s female population...

Bangladesh sends troops as seven dead following fight between rival Rohingya drug gangs

DAYS of fighting between rival Rohingya drug gangs, in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, left seven people dead. Bangladesh police on Wednesday(7) said...

Thousands of jobless Bangladeshi garment workers fear for future

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic are struggling to find work and are at risk of...

More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic, UN

FILE PHOTO: Children play on a playground in a Rohingya refugee camp on January 23, 2020 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Children make up more...

Bangladesh approves late-stage trial of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine candidate

Bangladesh has approved a late-stage trial of a potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd in the hope of being a priority...

Bangladesh ready to trial Indian Covid-19 vaccines

Bangladesh is ready to hold trials of potential Covid-19 vaccines developed by India and will receive early supplies of any successful candidate, officials said,...

India expects to sell 1.5 mn bales of cotton to Bangladesh to cut record...

State-owned Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) expects to sell 1-1.5 million bales of cotton to Bangladesh to liquidate surplus stocks, a top company official...

Dog lovers outraged over plans to relocate Dhaka strays

DHAKA’s dog lovers are barking mad over plans by authorities in the Bangladesh capital to round-up around 30,000 strays and dump them outside the...

Five arrested in Bangladesh after three children beaten to death

Five men have been arrested after three children were beaten to death at a juvenile detention centre in Bangladesh, police said on Sunday, the...