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'Just one case of COVID-19 may spread like wildfire in Rohingya camp'

Bangladesh, which has reported 48 cases of the virus and five deaths, imposed a lockdown on Tuesday, the same day it confirmed the first case in Cox’s Bazar, the coastal district where the Rohingya ...

Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh rethinking plan to move Rohingyas to Bhasan Char: Minister

Bangladesh is reconsidering a plan to relocate Rohingya refugees to a flood-prone island located hours by boat from its coast, junior minister for disaster management and relief Enamur Rahman told ...

Bangladesh rethinking plan to move Rohingyas to Bhasan Char: Minister

Bangladeshi workers in Singapore have eyes on home as virus spreads

With his shaggy grey beard, rose-coloured robe and a prayer cap that extends his tall frame, shopkeeper Tariqul Islam is an imposing figure on the stall-lined street that serves up home comforts to ...

Bangladeshi workers in Singapore have eyes on home as virus spreads

Bangladesh's first female Middle East ambassador wants to help abused women workers

Bangladesh's first woman ambassador in the Middle East is hoping her appointment will help female migrant workers in the region, with a mission to build a shelter at the embassy in Jordan for women ...

Bangladesh's first female Middle East ambassador wants to help abused women workers

Bangladesh kicks off vaccination to eliminate cholera

Bangladesh on Wednesday kicked off a drive to vaccinate more than a million people against cholera, which infects tens of thousands a year, as part of an international campaign to eliminate ...

Bangladesh kicks off vaccination to eliminate cholera

Four alleged Bangladeshis detained by Mumbai police

India police have recently detained four alleged Bangladesh nationals for reportedly residing in the country illegally amid concern over the National Register of Citizens (NRC).Indian media outlet, ...

Four alleged Bangladeshis detained by Mumbai police

'Tiger widows' shunned in Sundarbans

Abandoned by her sons, shunned by her neighbours and branded a witch.Mosammat Rashida's crime? Her husband was killed by a Bengal tiger.Women like her are ostracised in many rural villages in ...

'Tiger widows' shunned in Sundarbans

Mamata likely to visit Bangladesh 17 March

Chief minister of India's West Bengal Mamata Banerjee is likely to visit Bangladesh to attend a programme marking the birth centenary of Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 17 ...

Mamata likely to visit Bangladesh 17 March

Bangladeshi confirmed to have coronavirus in Singapore

A Bangladesh national along with two Singaporeans were confirmed to have the coronavirus, reports The Straits Times.Quoting the health ministry (MOH) of the country, the TST on Sunday said, “A ...

Bangladeshi confirmed to have coronavirus in Singapore

Bangladeshi chef jailed in UK for killing wife, daughters

A curry house chef who murdered his two young daughters and wife because she refused to help him renew his visa was jailed for at least 40 years, reports Daily Mail.Mohammed Abdul Shakur, 47, killed ...

Bangladeshi chef jailed in UK for killing wife, daughters
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