Bangladesh

Mizoram can become key transit for trade with Myanmar, Bangladesh: PM Modi

Mizoram, which shares boundaries with Bangladesh and Myanmar, can benefit from Centre’s Act East policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at Aizwal …

India

India, Bangladesh relation has reached peak now: Minister

The neighbourly relations between Bangladesh and India have reached their peak now and are better than before, a Bangladesh Minister said on …

India

BRIEF-India's L&T Commissions 225 MW Sikalbaha Power Plant In Bangladesh

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Larsen & Toubro Ltd LART.NS :<p>* L&T COMMISSIONS 225 MW SIKALBAHA COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANT IN BANGLADESH

Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attack

Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's …

New Jersey

New York suspect had no criminal record in Bangladesh, country's police chief says | Reuters

DHAKA (Reuters) - Akayed Ullah, the man suspected of trying to bomb New York City’s Port Authority, had no criminal record in Bangladesh and last …

Bill de Blasio

Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh - UNHCR | Reuters

DHAKA (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees continue to flee Myanmar for Bangladesh even though both countries set up a timetable last month to allow them to …

Refugees

Bangladesh to import 150,000 T of rice from India at $440/T

DHAKA, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Bangladesh will import 150,000 tonnes of rice from India in a state-to-state deal at $440 a tonne, two officials said on …

India

A hard look at Bangladesh's brick factories

A man carries bricks on his head in a brick field on December 3, 2017 at the bank of the Shitalakshya River, Narayanganj, Bangladesh. Photo: VCG<p>A man …

News (China)

Behardien sends Gibson strong message

2017-12-05 12:43<p>Farhaan Behardien (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - There are few players in South African cricket who divide opinion the way <b>Farhaan Behardien</b> …

Sport (South Africa)

BRIEF-Reliance Infrastructure Gets EPC Contracts Of Over 50 Bln Rupees In Bangladesh

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Reliance Infrastructure Ltd RLIN.NS :<p>* SAYS CO GETS EPC CONTRACTS OF OVER 50 BILLION RUPEES IN BANGLADESH<p>* RELIANCE INFRASTRUCTURE …

India

BRIEF-Reliance Power Gets Debt Financing Nod For Bangladesh Project

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Reliance Power Ltd RPOL.NS :<p>* SAYS ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK APPROVED DEBT FINANCING AND PARTIAL RISK GUARANTEE OF $583 MILLION<p>* SAYS …

Renewable Energy

Pope recalls suffering faces from Myanmar, Bangladesh trip

Pope Francis says he recalls so many "suffering" but "noble" faces from his just-ended trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh.<p>He greeted people in St. …

Christianity

Pope concludes apostolic visit to Myanmar, Bangladesh

Pope Francis flew back to Rome from Dhaka airport Saturday afternoon, concluding his 21 foreign visit outside of Italy that took him to Myanmar and …

Christianity

Pope Francis meets Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh - video

Pope Francis has called for 'decisive measures' to resolve the political crisis causing mostly Muslim refugees from neighbouring Myanmar to flee to Bangladesh. He called on countries to give 'immediate material assistance' to help Bangladesh deal with the Rohingya crisis. The exodus of Rohingya …

Christianity

Roundup: Chinese steel giant to invest 2.13 bln USD in mega Bangladesh-China project - Xinhua

DHAKA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- A leading Chinese steelmaker will invest 2.13 billion U.S. dollars in a mega Bangladesh-China project, according to a …

News (China)

The Latest: Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh amid security

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh (all times local):<p>2:55 p.m.<p>Pope Francis has arrived in Bangladesh for the second leg of his six-day trip to Asia amid tight airport security.<p>Huge banners with pictures of the pope and Bangladeshi Prime Minister …

Asia

Bangladesh to House Rohingya Refugees in ‘Deadly’ Island

A Bangladesh government economic council chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on 28 November, gave the green signal to the planned redevelopment …

Asia

Tulip Siddiq apologises for barb at pregnant journalist

Tulip Siddiq said she made the "off-hand" barb in a "hostile situation" after being challenged by reporters.<p>The Hampstead and Kilburn MP was being …

UK News

Pope Meets Suu Kyi, Urges Myanmar to Respect Rights of all People

Pope Francis met on Tuesday with Myanmar State Counsellor leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she and authorities in his country faced international …

Asia

Bangladesh court upholds death sentence for 2009 mutiny

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's High Court has upheld a verdict by a trial court sentencing 139 border guards to death for their actions in a 2009 …

Extremism

Pope’s trip to Myanmar, Bangladesh boiling down to 1 word

Advertisement<p>VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis’ aim in visiting Myanmar and Bangladesh is to encourage their tiny Catholic communities and bring a …

Christianity

Fear stalks Bangladesh’s Christians after Islamist extremist attacks

Bangladeshi Christians receive communion at a church in Nagori, near Dhaka, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP<p>As a young man, Bidhan Kamol Rosario left his …

News (China)

Number of Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh reaches 624,000: UN

Number of Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh reaches 624,000: UN<p>A Bangladeshi man helps Rohingya Muslim refugees to disembark from a boat on the …

News (China)

Bangladesh says deal reached over Rohingya return

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to take assistance from the UN refugee agency for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, …

News (Ireland)

Chinese unlawfully detained by locals in Bangladesh: embassy

The Chinese Embassy in Bangladesh warned Thursday that Chinese citizens who travel to Bangladesh should raise their safety awareness after receiving …

News (China)

Myanmar and Bangladesh strike a shameful deal on Rohingya refugees

Many Rohingya people who have fled the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar are now living as refugees in Bangladesh. And now, the two countries have …

Refugees

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.<p>Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to …

Asia

Rohingya Refugees Say They Are Too Scared To Return To Myanmar

Myanmar and Bangladesh say they have signed an agreement to allow the return of Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh. But many Rohingya say they are too scared of violent attacks in Myanmar to return home.

World News

Bangladesh court upholds 139 death sentences for mutiny

Bangladesh’s High Court has upheld a verdict by a trial court sentencing 139 border guards to death for their actions in a 2009 mutiny in which 74 …

News (China)

Pope eager to meet Catholic, interreligious leaders in Bangladesh

Vatican City, Nov 21, 2017 / 06:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis sent a video greeting to the people of Bangladesh ahead of his Nov. …

Christianity