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Last updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:36:06 PM

20 Rohingya refugees drown fleeing Myanmar
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) The bodies of 20 Rohingya refugees, including children, were recovered from Naf River on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border after their boat capsized while they were fleeing violence in Myanmar that has forced at least 18,500 Rohingyas to seek refuge across the border.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 4:30:05 PM

20 Rohingya migrants killed in Bangladesh boat capsize
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 20 Rohingya migrants were killed and 14 others injured when a boat capsized in the waters of the Naf river in Bangladesh, police said on Thursday.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 11:10:05 AM

Bangladeshi-origin youth in US charged with IS links
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) An American youth of Bangladeshi descent has been charged in the US for attempting to join the Islamic State, after his capture in a Middle Eastern country, a media report said.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:08:05 PM

UN says around 18,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) The UN's International Organisation for Migration said on Wednesday that around 18,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in the last few days due to an outbreak of violence that has left over 100 people dead.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6:32:04 PM

Bangladesh defeat Australia by 20 runs in 1st Test
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) Bangladesh scripted history as the hosts shocked Australia by 20 runs on the fourth day of the first Test match at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 2:08:05 PM

Give shelter to Rohingyas, Khaleda Zia to government
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) Former Prime Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday called upon the government to provide shelter and security to the Rohingyas who are being forced to flee fresh violence in Rakhine state of Myanmar.

Monday, August 28, 2017 6:44:06 PM

Flood toll mars Bangladesh's reputation for disaster management
Long considered one of the global leaders in disaster management, the deaths from this year's floods have been traumatic for Bangladesh -- with many happening in areas not considered to be "flood prone".

Friday, August 25, 2017 12:40:05 PM

Bangladesh declares Canadian oil explorer's deals illegal
Dhaka, Aug 24 (IANS) A Bangladesh court on Thursday declared a Canadian oil explorer's deals with two state-owned enterprises as illegal.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 2:58:04 PM

Hero named title sponsor of Asia Cup hockey meet
Dhaka, Aug 21 (IANS) The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Monday announced Indian two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Ltd as the title sponsor of the Mens Asia Cup to be held in Dhaka from October 11 to 22.

Monday, August 21, 2017 6:28:04 PM

10 get death penalty over plot to assassinate Hasina
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) A tribunal here in Bangladesh on Sunday awarded death penalty to 10 people for planting a bomb in 2000 to assassinate then opposition leader and now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Sunday, August 20, 2017 2:54:04 PM

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