Bangladesh: News

09 Jul 2024

Delhi Police

Delhi organ racket busted: Doctor, 6 others arrested

The Delhi police have successfully busted a human organ transplant racket, leading to the arrest of seven people, including a doctor, news agency ANI reported on Tuesday.

26 Jun 2024


Pakistan's first human milk bank halts operations amid religious controversy

Pakistan's inaugural human milk bank, initiated by the Sindh Institute of Child Health and Neonatology (SICHN) in Karachi, has suspended operations following a religious edict declaring the project "haram" or forbidden under Islamic law.

21 Jun 2024


Elevate your style with handloom scarves

Scarves are more than just a piece of fabric; they are a statement, an expression of personal style, and a testament to craftsmanship.

17 Jun 2024

Bay of Bengal

Over 1,200 tourists stranded in Sikkim due to landslides, rain

Over 1,200 tourists, including 15 foreigners, are currently stranded in Sikkim due to heavy rains and landslides.

14 Jun 2024


Why has price of onions surged in last two weeks  

Onion prices have seen a significant increase of 30-50% in the past fortnight amid increasing demands for the product ahead of Eid-al-Adha (Bakra Eid).

13 Jun 2024


Bangladesh MP Anar was smothered using pillow before being dismembered

More gruesome details into how Bangladeshi MP Anwarul Azim Anar was murdered and then dismembered in Kolkata have surfaced nearly a month after his death.

09 Jun 2024

Chirag Paswan

How will BJP accommodate JD(U), TDP in Modi 3.0 Cabinet 

All eyes will be on the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday (June 9) as Narendra Modi prepares to take the oath as prime minister for the third time at a grand ceremony.

08 Jun 2024


Maldives President Muizzu accepts invitation to Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu has confirmed his attendance at the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.

29 May 2024

Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Remal: Death toll 37 in northeastern states

Heavy rain and thunderstorms triggered by Cyclone Remal have left at least 37 people dead in northeastern states.

28 May 2024

Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Remal: 16 dead in India, Bangladesh

The first major cyclonic storm of the year—Cyclone Remal—has claimed 16 lives across India and Bangladesh, reports said on Tuesday.

When will monsoon arrive in major Indian cities

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the arrival of the much-anticipated southwest monsoon in Kerala on May 31.

Bengal: 1 dead in Kolkata as Cyclone Remal makes landfall

The severe cyclonic storm "Remal" made landfall between the coasts of Bangladesh and West Bengal, with winds reaching up to 135 kmph, late on Sunday.

26 May 2024

Bay of Bengal

Cyclone 'Remal' to hit Bengal tonight; Kolkata airport suspends operations 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Sunday that Cyclone 'Remal' is expected to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm within the next six hours.

25 May 2024

Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Remal to make landfall in Bengal, red alert issued 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that a depression in the Bay of Bengal is likely to develop into a severe cyclonic storm and make landfall on Sunday.

24 May 2024


Accused in Bangladesh MP's murder 'honey-trapped' him using girlfriend: Report

A Bangladeshi woman, Shilanti Rahman, has been detained in Dhaka for her alleged involvement in the murder of Bangladesh MP Md. Anwarul Azim Anar.

24 May 2024


Missing Bangladesh MP skinned, chopped to pieces; butcher arrested 

A 24-year-old Bangladeshi man, Jihad Hawaldar, was arrested in Mumbai for his alleged involvement in the brutal murder of Bangladeshi MP Md. Anwarul Azim Anar.

22 May 2024


Missing Bangladesh MP found dead under mysterious circumstances in Kolkata

Bangladesh MP Anwarul Azim, who was reported missing for eight days in Kolkata, was found dead under suspicious circumstances on Wednesday, according to Bangladeshi news portal Risingbd.

20 May 2024


4 suspected IS terrorists arrested at Ahmedabad airport

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has detained four people suspected of being terrorists linked to the Islamic State at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad.

08 May 2024


Share of majority population declined in India, EAC-PM report shows  

India witnessed a reduction in the share of the majority religious population by 7.81% from 1950 to 2015—a May 2024 report "Share of Religious Minorities A Cross-Country Analysis" published by the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister said.

27 Apr 2024

Indian Government

India to export 99,500 tons of onions to 6 countries

The Indian government has approved the export of 99,500 tons of onions to six neighboring countries.

CAA provisions may violate Indian Constitution: US Congressional report 

Some provisions of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)—enacted in March—may contradict the Indian Constitution, a report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), an independent research division of the United States's Congress has said.

19 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

On video, sounds of gunfire exchange near Manipur polling booth

Gunshots were allegedly fired near a polling booth in Manipur on Friday morning—a 25-second purported video of the incident circulating online suggests.

12 Apr 2024


This Indian start-up has introduced 15-minute charging to passenger three-wheelers

India's EV industry is set for a major shift, with the introduction of a three-wheeler passenger vehicle that can fully charge in just 15 minutes.

03 Apr 2024

Sri Lanka

World Bank forecasts 7.5% growth for India's economy in 2024

The World Bank has revised its growth forecast for India's economy, now predicting a significant increase of 7.5% in 2024, up by 1.2% from its previous estimate.

Explained: CAA implementation does not cover tribal areas in Northeast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Monday evening officially notified the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules, 2024.

20 Jan 2024

Amit Shah

India will fence Myanmar border, end free movement: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced on Saturday that the Centre will soon fence the India-Myanmar border, just as it has barricaded the border with Bangladesh, to restrict free movement into the country.

13 Jan 2024


Guwahati-bound IndiGo flight diverted to Dhaka due to bad weather

A Guwahati-bound flight of IndiGo was diverted to Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday after bad weather conditions disrupted its scheduled landing.

07 Jan 2024

Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh votes today amid opposition boycott, fears of violence

Polling for the general election in Bangladesh began on Sunday amid fears of sporadic violence as the country's main opposition parties announced a boycott.

06 Jan 2024

Sheikh Hasina

Why elections in Bangladesh are important to India

India is watching closely as Bangladesh gears up to hold general elections on Sunday.

02 Jan 2024


Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus gets jail in Bangladesh: Here's why

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus to six months in jail.

02 Dec 2023

West Bengal

5.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Bangladesh, tremors felt in Kolkata

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude rocked numerous parts of Bangladesh on Saturday morning. The quake's epicenter was located nearly 48 kilometers southwest of Comilla.

Heavy rain likely in Bengal, Odisha as cyclone Midhili intensifies

The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal on Friday morning has intensified into a cyclonic storm, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

14 Nov 2023


At UNHRC meeting, India asks Canada to address hate crimes

In a significant diplomatic move, India has spearheaded recommendations for Canada at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to bolster its legal framework to prevent attacks on worship places and address hate crimes more effectively.

Why BSF is 'deploying' bees on the India-Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) has installed beehives on the India-Bangladesh border fence in West Bengal in a first-of-its-kind project, PTI reported.

Cyclone Hamoon intensifies, heavy rainfall alert in several states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that Cyclone Hamoon has intensified into a "severe cyclonic storm" over the northwest Bay of Bengal.

19 Oct 2023

Durga Puja

Durga Puja beyond borders: Countries that celebrate the festival

Durga Puja, the vibrant and grand festival celebrating the victory of the Goddess Durga over evil, is an event cherished by millions.

15 Oct 2023


Rice smuggling along Indo-Nepal border increases after export ban: Report

Rice smuggling has significantly surged along the India-Nepal border since India's ban on the export of non-basmati white rice in July, PTI reported.

27 Sep 2023


Amid fresh unrest, Manipur declared 'disturbed area' under AFSPA

The Manipur government on Wednesday declared the entire state a "disturbed area" under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) for six months due to the prevailing law and order situation, India Today reported, citing an official order.

12 Sep 2023


TIFF 2023: Shyam Benegal's 'Mujib' premieres tomorrow

The highly anticipated biopic on Bangladesh's first president, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, titled Mujib: The Making of a Nation is set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday at the Bell Cinema Lightbox 7.

29 Aug 2023


Manipur Assembly's first session after violence, tribal MLAs to boycott

The Manipur Assembly is reportedly convening on Tuesday for the first time since violent clashes erupted in May, with the one-day session focusing on the current ethnic crisis in Manipur.