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Dhaka
World  /  Published 26.04.20

Bangladesh textile wage protest

Hundreds of textile workers in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka took to the streets on Sunday demanding wages, flouting social distancing norms amid a nationwide lockdown to control the coronavirus pandem...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 21.04.20

Dhaka to sue owners who don’t pay workers

Bangladesh will sue factory owners that do not pay their staff during the coronavirus lockdown, an official has warned, with tens of thousands of garment workers struggling after factories shut withou...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 20.04.20

Bangladesh seals seven villages

Bangladesh has tightened a clampdown on seven villages after tens of thousands attended the funeral of a popular local cleric in spite of a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 01.01.20

Bangladesh reverses border mobile ban

Bangladesh has reversed its decision of shutting down mobile networks along the country’s over 4,000km borders with India, two days after asking telecom operators to block the services citing “sec...
By PTI in Dhaka

World  /  Published 31.12.19

Bangladesh shuts mobile services on border

Muslim-majority Bangladesh has ordered telecom operators to shut down services along the border with India, citing security concerns over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law wh...
By Reuters in Dhaka

India  /  Published 17.12.19

‘No word on Bangladeshis yet’

New Delhi has not of late informed Dhaka of the presence of any Bangladeshi staying illegally in India, Gowher Rizvi, international affairs adviser to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said on ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 13.12.19

Bangladesh demands security for envoys

Bangladesh on Thursday summoned the Indian high commissioner Riva Ganguly Das to register its protest over the attack on its diplomat posted in Guwahati and the chancery. Dhaka has also demanded addit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 12.12.19

Being bold on the Dhaka ramp

Prints, colours, layering, stripes… all signatures of Mr. Ajay Kumar were a part of The Lustrous Runway, powered by BMW, and held at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden on November 22. Back in Calcutta,...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

World  /  Published 27.11.19

7 get death for attack on Dhaka cafe

A Bangladesh court handed death sentences to seven members of an Islamist militant group on Wednesday for their role in an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in ...
By Reuters in Dhaka

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Hasina coming only for cricket

It is far more than a game, this cricket. Cricket chronicler Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus’s sage remark sums up the mood in Dhaka hours before the first pink ball is bowled at the Eden Gardens ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta


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