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Motorbike ride-sharing a solution for Dhaka traffic chaos

A 2-hour trip on rickshaws and buses now only takes 40 minutes.

Shakib leads Bangladesh to win over Afghanistan

Afghanistan and Bangladesh already qualified for finals in Dhaka.

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

The fire broke out in Dhaka's Mirpur neighbourhood late on Friday and razed around 2,000 mostly tin shacks, a fire services official says.

Bangladesh struggles with worst dengue fever outbreak

More than 17,000 Bangladeshis have been diagnosed with dengue fever in 2019, described as the country's deadliest outbreak. 

Officials say Bangladesh high-rise lacked proper fire exits

Bangladesh public works and housing minister vows to take action on the owners of the building.

Bangladesh skyscraper inferno death toll rises to 25

Fire disasters regularly hit Bangladesh's major cities where safety standards are notoriously lax.

Dhaka office block inferno kills five with many feared trapped

Media reports said at least six people had been seen leaping from flaming windows. 

Inferno kills 70 in Dhaka apartment blocks

Many buildings in Bangladesh lack adequate fire safety measures and the enforcement of fire regulations in factories and apartment buildings is lax.

69 maut dalam kebakaran di Dhaka

Kejadian berlaku kira-kira pukul 11 malam, Rabu, dipercayai akibat letupan silinder gas.

Bangladesh restrict Windies to 195-9 in first ODI

West Indies have won the toss at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium and batted first on a slow pitch.

Malaysian detained at Bangladesh airport with 7kg gold bars

The man will be charged under the country's customs act.

Mahkamah Bangladesh hukum pemimpin pembangkang penjara seumur hidup

Pemangku pengerusi Parti Nasionalis Bangladesh , Tarique Rahman disabitkan kesalahan merancang membunuh Perdana Menteri Sheikh Hasina sewaktu beliau menjadi anggota pembangkang.

Bangladesh opposition leader facing death sentence

Death sentences are common in Bangladesh with hundreds of people on death row. All executions are by hanging, a legacy of the British colonial era.

Bangladesh detains dozens in student protest crackdown

Dhaka and other cities were brought to a standstill for more than a week by tens of thousands of students demanding better safety measures after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.

IGP denies Zakir Naik is to be deported

Media outlets in India had reported that the preacher was to be flown to the country tonight.

Kathmandu plane crash kills at least 40

The US-Bangla Airlines flight had been flying from Dhaka when it crashed in a football field near Tribhuvan International Airport.

Passenger profiling already SOP, says ex-aviation security man

He says however that it is difficult to prevent those who get drunk onboard or passengers who are mentally or emotionally unstable from boarding the plane.

Naked Malindo passenger has mental illness, say Dhaka cops

Bangladesh police have handed over the 20-year-old man to his father who showed them proof of the mental illness.

Penumpang Malindo bogel hidap masalah mental, kata polis

Polis Bangladesh membebaskan lelaki berusia 20 tahun itu selepas bapanya menunjukkan bukti penyakit mental dihidapi anaknya.

Top secular writer attacked in Bangladesh

Zafar Iqbal, a celebrated secular activist and bestselling science fiction writer, was rushed to a hospital after the attack.

Razzak rattles Sri Lanka in comeback Test

Abdur Razzak picked up three wickets to hand Bangladesh the advantage against Sri Lanka.

Pope calls refugees ‘Rohingya’ after emotional meeting in Dhaka

The term is politically sensitive because many there refuse to see the Rohingya as a distinct ethnic group.

IS militant deported by Malaysia goes missing in Bangladesh

Golam Rabbani was among 12 suspected militants announced by IGP Fuzi Harun to have been deported earlier this year for alleged ties with international terrorist groups.

Japan alerted to Zakir Naik’s NGO operations near Tokyo

The Islamic Research Foundation, banned in several countries, is said to have converted Japanese citizens into its fold through monetary inducements and indoctrination.