Dhaka: News

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.

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.

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.

15 Apr 2023


Bangladesh: Massive fire at Dhaka's shopping center, military forces deployed

A massive fire broke out at a popular shopping center in Bangladesh's Dhaka, spreading to nearly 1,500 shops and forcing the country's military to intervene, reported Reuters.

07 Mar 2023


Bangladesh: 15 dead, 100+ injured in Dhaka building blast

At least 15 people died and more than 100 others were injured in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka as a powerful blast ripped through a building on Tuesday.

21 Feb 2023


Why did Bangladesh ban Hansal Mehta's 'Faraaz'

Hansal Mehta's latest movie, Faraaz, has been banned from getting streamed on Bangladeshi streaming platforms, reported Kaler Kantho, a local publication from the neighboring country.

02 Feb 2023

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC refuses to stay release of Hansal Mehta's 'Faraaz'

Director Hansal Mehta, who is known for his hard-hitting movies like Shahid and Omerta, is coming back with the film Faraaz, which is said to be based on a real-life terrorist attack.

21 Nov 2022

Zakir Naik

#NewsBytesExplainer: Who's Zakir Naik—man who triggered FIFA World Cup row?

FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar has become a bone of contention for many.

26 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

5 traditional Bengali sarees to wear on Durga Puja

Durga Puja is all about good food, reunion with friends and family, and pandal hopping while flaunting your new stylish outfits.

08 Aug 2022


Bangladesh: Protests erupt after 52% fuel price hike amid slowdown

Protests erupted across Bangladesh following a sharp increase in fuel prices amid the country's economic slowdown.

09 Jul 2021


Bangladesh: 52 killed, 50 others injured in factory fire

At least 52 people were killed and over 50 others injured in a massive fire that broke out at a six-story juice factory outside Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, according to media reports on Friday.

28 Jun 2021


Explosion kills seven, damages buildings in Dhaka

At least seven people died and dozens were injured in an explosion on Sunday in Bangladesh's capital.

25 Jan 2021


Bangladesh receives first COVID-19 vaccine consignment from India

Bangladesh on Monday received the first consignment of the five million doses of Covishield vaccines from India under a procurement agreement, four days after New Delhi gifted two million doses of the vaccine to Dhaka.

Retired soldier was declared foreigner on basis of 'fake investigation'

Mohammad Sanaulla, a retired soldier who served in the Indian Army for 30 years, was last week declared a "foreigner".

24 May 2019

Manoj Bajpayee

'Thor' and 'Sardaar Khan' together in 'Endgame' directors' next production!

Dhaka is an upcoming film scripted by Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame), starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor) in the lead role.

24 Feb 2019


Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight going to Dubai from Dhaka via Chittagong in Bangladesh made an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong reportedly after a hijacking attempt.

21 Feb 2019


Dhaka: Massive fire rips through chemical warehouses, kills 69

At least 69 people were killed yesterday night as a massive fire ripped through several buildings also used as chemical and plastic warehouses in an old part of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.

13 Mar 2018


Nepal plane crash might have been caused by runway confusion

Nepalese investigators have retrieved the black box of the Bangladeshi plane that crashed in Kathmandu on Monday killing 49 people.