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DHAKA: Ten militants of a banned Bangladeshi Islamist outfit were sentenced to death on Thursday by a fast-track court here after they were found guilty of involvement in a deadly suicide bombing in 2005 that claimed eight lives.
Bangladesh will become one of the worst-affected South Asian countries due to global warming, says the World Bank.
DHAKA: Owners of a Bangladesh garment factory were forced to offer prayers and distribute food to the poor on Wednesday in a bid to drive out what workers believed was a ghost at the plant, police said.
The effect of insecticide-treated materials on reducing visceral leishmaniasis is disputable.
The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has re-echoed the need to address the plight of rural Women as governments across the globe implement gender equality programmes.
Sunstroke has claimed three more lives in Tripura, taking the total number of people dying of excessive exposure to sun and heat to six in the state in the past one week, police said Wednesday.
Dhaka, June 18 : Bangladesh's main Opposition party has swept crucial mayoral polls in four major cities ahead of the general elections in a major debacle for the ruling Awami League Candidates belonging to the Bangladesh Nationalist Party of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia defeated candidates from Premier Sheikh Hasina's Awami League with a big ... (more)
The... Israeli-Palestinian peace talks must resume: China BEIJING: China called for a resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians at a conference in Beijing Tuesday, as the rising global power seeks greater diplomatic influence in the Middle East.
DHAKA: Hundreds of Bangladesh factory workers who fell sick in recent weeks could have been struck down by a mysterious illness described as a type of "mass hysteria," officials said Tuesday.
WHAT should we make of the results of the just completed elections under the four city corporations? Can we look at the result as the outcome of the anti-incumbency factor, since all the winners are opposition BNP supported mayoral candidates? Given the history of the major city corporation elections in the last three years, the AL should not have ... (more)
Bangladesh's pioneering microlender faces an uncertain future after a commission proposed the government take over or break up the Nobel-award-winning bank, analysts said Tuesday.
Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at thousands of garment workers protesting for better benefits in the capital Dhaka.
Yesterday, a few hundred more factory workers fell ill with "mass psychogenic illness" after drinking water of questionable quality at their workplace in Gazipur at the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.
Lilianne Ploumen, the visiting Netherlands' Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, has assured her country's full support to the Bangladesh readymade garment sector in making it compliant on various parameters.
Bangladesh on Monday approved a trade agreement with the United States as it comes under intense pressure from Washington to improve labour rights following a series of factory disasters.
Bangladeshi garment workers who fell ill during their shifts at a sweater factory lie on beds at a hospital on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 6, 2013.