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Hero MotoCorp to open second global facility in Bangladesh.

New Delhi, April 27 Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Thursday said that it will open its second global manufacturing facility in Bangladesh. The company's Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Pawan Munjal said the second global manufacturing facility in Bangladesh will open later this year. The ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Hot, humid weather may continue for two more days, says Met office.

Bangladesh may experience hot and humid weather for two more days, according to Met office.

- BDNews24 - BD

Cameron ‘proud’ of Bangladesh, says ‘sorry’ for not visiting as prime minister.

Former British prime minister David Cameron has apologised for not being able to visit Bangladesh during his six-year tenure, but says he has many reasons to be “proud” of the country.

- BDNews24 - BD

Brexit not to affect UK-Bangladesh ties: Former British PM.

, April 27 : Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the Brexit would not affect bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and Bangladesh."There would be no change in this relationship due to Brexit," Dhaka Tribune quoted Cameron as saying while paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ...

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Purba Rail's former GM Yusuf Ali Mridha gets four years in jail.

Bangladesh Railway's former east zone General Manager Yusuf Ali Mridha has been given four years in jail, along with two others, in two cases of corruption over the recruitment of assistant chemists and fuel checkers.

- BDNews24 - BD

Brexit will not harm ties with Bangladesh: Cameron to Hasina.

Britain’s exit from the European Union will not harm its ties with Bangladesh, David Cameron has said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Pakistan call off tour of Bangladesh.

Pakistan has called off their scheduled cricket tour of Bangladesh this year, the country's board chairman Shaharyar Khan has said.

- BDNews24 - BD

BIMSTEC seek cooperation in combating money laundering, terrorism financing.

Yangon, April 27 Representatives of seven member countries of the BIMSTEC gathered in Myanmar for a two-day meeting to seek cooperation in combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a media report said on Thursday. Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation groups consists of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Hillary Clinton’s aides threatened me with tax audit: Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has told 'The Daily Caller' that US State Department aides, under then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, threatened him with a tax audit if Bangladesh did not call off an investigation into Muhammad Yunus.

- BDNews24 - BD

Bangladeshi war heroes get 5-year Indian visas.

Bangladeshi war heroes get 5-year Indian visas...

- MENAFN - JO

Pakistan call off tour of Bangladesh.

PCB chairman confirms decision was taken after BCB rejected proposal of playing two T20Is in Pakistan The post Pakistan call off tour of Bangladesh appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Silence and Fear a Year After a Prominent Bangladeshi Activist's Murder

With the death of Xulhaz a year ago, LGBTI rights work in Bangladesh came to a halt.

- The Diplomat - US

Why Is China Buying Up These Unprofitable Natural Gas Assets?

Big surge in oil and gas M&A the last few months. With watchdogs Evaluate Energy reporting that Canadian energy deals have already totaled $32.8 billion in 2017 — nearly as much as full-year 2015 and 2016 combined. That uptick has been driven by global majors selling oil sands assets. And elsewhere in the world, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

What we do in the next 5 years will determine the fate of the melting Arctic

Global warming has pushed the Arctic into a new state unprecedented in human history, with thinning and retreating sea ice, skyrocketing air and sea temperatures, melting permafrost, and glaciers that are shedding ice at increasing rates.  All of these impacts and more may seem remote at first — after all, few of us live ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bangladesh to build hundreds of mosques with Saudi cash

DHAKA: Bangladesh has approved a project to build hundreds of mosques with almost $1 billion from Saudi Arabia, an official said on Wednesday, worrying minorities who fear they could be used to spread fundamentalist Islam. The government plans to construct 560 mosques — one in every town in Bangladesh — as the ...

- DAWN - PK

Green growth opens ‘new horizon’ in Bangladesh, Denmark relations

Cooperation in the area of green growth will open up a “new horizon of partnership” between Bangladesh and Denmark, the state minister for foreign affairs has said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Former British PM David Cameron arrives in Dhaka

Former British prime minister David Cameron has arrived in Dhaka in a short “private" visit.

- BDNews24 - BD

Social taboo, shyness keep Bangladesh’s adolescents away from health corners: Population Council

A study indicates that adolescent boys and girls feel discouraged to go to the designated corners in hospitals for seeking sexual and reproductive health advice due to “social taboo and shyness”.

- BDNews24 - BD

Chris Tremlett: Zafar Ansari was always likely to retire early

Having spoken with him in the past, I always knew that when my former Surrey team-mate Zafar Ansari stopped enjoying the game and felt it was the right time to retire then he would walk away. I’m a little surprised by the timing of the decision, especially with him making his Test debut for England against Bangladesh ...

- City AM - UK

Bangladesh to have Saudi-financed mosques

Bangladesh has approved a project to build hundreds of mosques with almost $1 billion from Saudi Arabia, an official said on Wednesday, worrying minority groups.The government plans to construct 560 m...

- The Hindu - IN

All-rounder Ansari quits to fulfil non-cricketing ambitions

Surrey and England all-rounder Zafar Ansari has shocked the cricket world by announcing his immediate retirement from the game at the age of 25 to pursue a possible career in law. Ansari, whose left-arm spin claimed 128 wickets in 71 first-class matches, had broken onto the international scene in the last 12 months and made ...

- City AM - UK

Bangladesh- Ahsan Babul promoted to Bimans DSM

Bangladesh- Ahsan Babul promoted to Bimans DSM...

- MENAFN - JO

Banned Bangladeshi militant group's bomb-maker arrested

Dhaka, April 26 Bangladesh's anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion on Wednesday arrested a key member of a banned militant outfit here.An RAB spokesperson said Mushfiq Martin Jenny is an Improvised Explosive Device expert of Neo-JMB -- an offshoot of the banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh, Xinhua ...

- Sify - IN

BSF detects tunnel on India-Bangladesh border

Border Security Force on Wednesday detected a 100 meter - long tunnel at the India - Bangladesh border in Fatehpur, which is located in the Northern district of Dinajpur, West Bengal. Police officials said that a tunnel has also been found on the Bangladesh side of border and investigation is currently underway regarding ...

- Yahoo! News - US

BIDA signs MoU for $2 billion Chinese investment in construction sector

In a major development, Bangladesh’s new state entity designed to lure in investors has signed a MoU with China, opening the doors for $2 billion investment in the construction materials sector.

- BDNews24 - BD

Bangladeshis are largest foreign takers of Indian health services: Report

One in three foreign patients in India is from Bangladesh, according to an Indian government report published recently.

- BDNews24 - BD

BBIN agreement is back

After the government announced that it was withdrawn, the controversial motor vehicle agreement involving Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal is back on the agenda for deliberation in the upcoming Parliament session.

- Kuensel Newspaper - BT

Al Qaeda's Bangladesh chief killed in Kandahar

By Pajhwok on 26 April 2017 KABUL :  The Alqaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent has confirmed its Bangladesh chapter head Tariq Alias has been killed...

- Pajhwok - AF

Bangladesh: Operation underway at 'militant den' in Chapainawabganj

, Apr 26 : Security forces cordoned off a one-storied house at Chapainawabganj's Shibganj upazila in Bangladesh this morning after suspecting the presence of a militant hideout.The Daily star reported that one round was shot from inside the house when police tried to enter, said an official of the Counter Terrorism and ...

- Sify - IN

Bangladeshi freedom fighters get 5-year Indian visas

Dhaka, April 26 Bangladeshi freedom fighters will from Wednesday get five-year multiple-entry visas in line with New Delhi's announcement during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India.According to the Indian High Commission here, the provision is being extended to freedom fighters as a "special gesture" to recognise ...

- Sify - IN

Bangladeshi freedom fighters get 5-year Indian visas

According to the Indian High Commission here, the provision is being extended to freedom fighters as a "special gesture" to recognise the special connection between Bangladesh's 1971 war veterans and India. Bangladeshi nationals above the age of 65 years are eligible for five-year multiple entry tourist visas, BD News ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Five-year-old Sumaiya missing for 23 days now

Police have not found Dhaka minor Sumaiya since she was reported missing 23 days ago in Kamrangirchar.

- BDNews24 - BD

Bangladesh proposes UNESCO Annual World Cultural Conference

Bangladesh has put up a formal proposal to the UNESCO to organise an Annual World Cultural Conference.

- BDNews24 - BD

Six Bangladeshi-Canadian women receive PACE-RMM Women Achievers Award

Six Bangladeshi-Canadian women have received the PACE-RMM Women Achievers Award for their ‘contributions and commitment to the community’.

- BDNews24 - BD

Bangladesh aware of need to shift from brown to green growth: Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has said that Bangladesh is aware of the need to shift from “brown to green growth”.

- BDNews24 - BD

New Photo Exhibit at HRC Commemorates One-Year Anniversary of Murdered Bangladeshi LGBTQ Activists

Post submitted by HRC staff with contributions from HRC Global Fellow Starting today and throughout the week, HRC is hosting a photo exhibit at our headquarters in Washington, D.C., that highlights the Bangladeshi LGBTQ community one year after extremists brutally murdered the country’s LGBTQ leaders Xulhaz Mannan and ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

China’s Himalaya Energy to buy Chevron Bangladesh companies

Chevron Global Ventures Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corp., has reported its intention to sell the shares of its wholly owned indirect subsidiaries operating in Bangladesh to China’s Himalaya Energy Co. Ltd.

- OGJ - US

Islamic romance novels set hearts aflutter in Bangladesh

DHAKA, April 26 — Kasem bin Abubakar was told nobody would buy his chaste romance novels about devout young Muslims finding love within the strict moral confines of Bangladeshi society. And yet his tales of lovers whispering sweet nothings...

- The Malay Mail - MY

China to invest $2 bn in Bangladesh's construction materials sector

Dhaka, April 26 A state-owned Chinese firm has offered to invest $2 billion in Bangladesh's construction materials sector, a media report said.The China Building Materials Federation has presented a plan to Bangladesh Investment Development Board offering $2 billion investment in the sector, bdnews24 reported.BIDA ...

- Sify - IN

12,000 Bangladeshi illegal immigrants to leave Saudi Arabia

Dhaka, April 26 Around 12,000 Bangladeshis are set to return from Saudi Arabia before June 30, after Riyadh set a deadline for illegal immigrants to leave the kingdom, a media report said.The Bangladeshi nationals have received clearance from the Saudi government to leave the kingdom before Jun 30, bdnews24 said.Those ...

- Sify - IN

What we do in the next 5 years will determine the fate of the melting Arctic

Global warming has pushed the Arctic into a new state unprecedented in human history, with thinning and retreating sea ice, skyrocketing air and sea temperatures, melting permafrost, and glaciers that are shedding ice at increasing rates. All of these impacts and more may seem remote at first , after all, few of us live in ...

- Mashable! - US

China to invest $2 billion in Bangladesh construction materials sector

The China Building Materials Federation has presented a plan to Bangladesh Investment Development Board offering $2 billion investment in the sector.

- BDNews24 - BD

Outgoing Brazil smbassador meets foreign minister

Brazilian Ambassador to Bangladesh Wanja Campos Da Nóbrega has made a farewell call on Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali.

- BDNews24 - BD

Australia High Commission holds ANZAC Day commemoration service in Dhaka

The Australian High Commission in Dhaka has commemorated the 102nd anniversary of ANZAC Day, remembering Australian and New Zealand servicemen and women who died in wars and conflicts.

- BDNews24 - BD

Beirut's Bangladeshi community celebrates New Year in style

Hundreds of Bangladeshis from all walks of life gathered at the UNESCO Palace late last week to usher in the Bengali New Year, in festive style.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hearing on 11 cases against Khaleda Zia adjourned

A Dhaka court has once again deferred the hearing in 11 cases on charges of sedition and inciting violence against opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia.  

- Zee News - IN

Mamata urges Centre to look for alternative options to Teesta deal

Cooch Behar , April 25 Claiming that a water sharing deal on Teesta river with Bangladesh may jeopardise the daily lives of North Bengal residents, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would have no problems in providing water to the neighbouring country provided the Centre is ready to look at ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Hearing on 11 cases against Khaleda Zia adjourned

A Dhaka court has once again deferred the hearing in 11 cases on charges of sedition and inciting violence against opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia.  

- Zee News - IN

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe’s two mantras for winning Champion Trophy battles

There are long tours. Inhospitable conditions. Tough opponents. Tests of cricketing skill and physical capability. But, in Mashrafe bin Mortaza’s opinion, the main challenge of the Champions Trophy is a mental one. It is a war. And the captain knows the ingredients necessary to win – live like a family, and win ...

- BDNews24 - BD

Bangladesh freedom fighters to get 5-year multiple entry Indian tourist visas

Bangladesh's freedom fighters will be eligible for five-year multiple entry tourist visas from Wednesday in line with the announcement made during Sheikh Hasina's recent visit.

- BDNews24 - BD

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