Tag: Bangladesh

Bangladesh suspends repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Dhaka/Naypyidaw: Bangladesh on Thursday suspended the first planned phase of repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, officials said, citing a…

KPTL receives new orders of Rs 1,322 crores

New Delhi: Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL), a leading global EPC player in the power and infrastructure contracting sector has…

Doubts over Rohingya repatriation as official says none want to return

Cox's Bazar: Doubts over plans to begin repatriating the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled Myanmar last year escalated…

Myanmar prepares for first returnees, Scared Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh

Dozens of Rohingya Muslim families on a list of refugees set to be repatriated to Myanmar later this week have…

Bangladesh plans to repatriate Rohingyas from Thursday

Dhaka: Bangladesh will begin to repatriate the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who last year fled a violent military…

Rohingya flee camps fearing forcible return to Myanmar

Teknaf: Rohingya Muslims were fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid being repatriated to Myanmar later this week, community leaders said…

B’desh general elections deferred for a week, to be held on Dec 30

Dhaka: The 11th General Elections in Bangladesh, which were scheduled to be held on December 23, has been deferred for…

Bangladesh EC defers polling date to December 30

Dhaka: The Bangladesh Election Commission on Monday postponed the polling date for the country's general election from December 23 to…

Rohingya repatriation to start on Nov 15, transit camps set up

Dhaka: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh will return to Myanmar, a year after they fled the Rakhine state following a military…

Bangladesh to blame if Rohingya returns delayed: Myanmar gov’t

Yangon: Myanmar's government on Sunday insisted any delays to the repatriation of Rohingya refugees would be the fault of Bangladesh,…

Deandra Dottin powers Windies to clinch Women’s World T20 opener

Providence Stadium: All-rounder Deandra Dottin scalped a five-wicket haul to help West Indies' women's team clinch a 60-run victory over…

Aid groups say Rohingya ‘terrified’ about Myanmar repatriation

Yangon: A plan to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar is premature and the refugees are "terrified" about leaving…

Bangladesh parliamentary election on December 23

Dhaka: Bangladesh's Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said on Thursday that the country's 11th parliamentary election will be held…

Bangladesh rescues 33 ‘Malaysia-bound’ Rohingya from sea

Dhaka: Bangladesh's coast guard rescued 33 Rohingya and detained six alleged human traffickers from a fishing trawler headed for Malaysia…

Bangladesh PM holds rare talks with opposition

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held rare talks with the opposition Thursday, days after its imprisoned leader was given…

Myanmar says 2,000 Rohingya to arrive in November despite doubts

Cox's Bazar: A top Myanmar official said Wednesday that his country would take back a first group of 2,000 Rohingya…

Bangladesh, Myanmar to start returning Rohingya in November

Dhaka: Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed Tuesday to start returning Rohingya refugees in November, less than a week after UN investigators…

Ex- Bangladesh PM sentenced 7yrs prison in corruption case

Dhaka: Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia was sentenced to another 7 years prison time in connection with corruption charges by…

Bangladesh, World Bank sign deal for cash transfer

Dhaka: The Bangladesh government and the World Bank on Sunday signed an agreement to improve the transparency and efficiency of…

China to enhance law enforcement cooperation with Bangladesh

Dhaka: China hopes to enhance law enforcement cooperation with Bangladesh, a senior Chinese official said here on Friday. Zhao Kezhi,…