Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on Sunday said it is planning to suspend all international flights as the government is going to impose a strict lockdown from April 14 to contain the spread of Covid-19.
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) In reply to Hefazat-e-Islam mayhem, Bangladesh Law Minister Anisul Haque has warned the militant outfit Hefazat-e-Ismal and others of strict action if they try to create anarchy and harm people's lives and property of the country.
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in an attack staged by members of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit at a mosque in Bangladesh's Gaibandha district.
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) In the face of recent massacre by Hefazat-e-Islam, the police have beefed up security in different districts, including Dhaka and Brahmmanbaria. Policemen armed with light machine gun (LMG) have been deployed there and security posts were set up with sandbags at police stations and outposts at six police stations and six outposts of Sylhet Metropolitan Police and nine police station of Brahmmanbaria to avoid any untoward incident by the militants.
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) A strict 7-day lockdown is going to be enforced in Bangladesh, from April 14, allowing only emergency services to remain in operation, it was announced on Friday.
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Nepal and India have agreed to continue the cooperation to fight the Covid-19 pandemic during a telephonic conversation between the foreign ministers of both the countries.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit with the Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday.
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) Rafiqul Islam Madani, a preacher of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit in Bangladesh, has been arrested on charges of anti-state speech and inciting chaos.
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in a blast at the residence of a Bangladesh municipality Mayor.
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) The militants and radicals using religion as their business and fighting the Covid-19 outbreak are the two major challenges which the Bangladesh government is facing as of now, said Awami League leader and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India and Russia are exploring connectivity through the north-south international transport corridor and eastern maritime corridor.
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) Of the 30 bodies found after a ferry capsized in the Shitalakkhya river in Bangladesh's Narayanganj district, two corpses of a woman and her one-year-old daughter were discovered embraced in a tight hug.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Jo Kaur, an Indian-American activist and civil rights lawyer, is is now fighting for the treatment of her 15-month son, who has been diagnosed with a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder and is reaching out to scientists, researchers and physicians.
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged citizens of the country to do their bit in curbing the spread of Covid-19 as the second wave is even stronger.
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday warned all Hefazat-e-Islam militant involved in the long spell of violence since last month following the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of legal action as she stressed her government's zero tolerance strategy against social menaces like militancy.
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Ahead of the seven-day countrywide lockdown, Bangladesh government has issued an 11-point directive, including the suspension of public transport services, to contain the alarming spread of coronavirus cases in the country. Prior the lockdown many people left the Capital and the district towns of the country by bus, train and launch.
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) A launch carrying around 100 passengers sank in the Shitalakkha river in Narayanganj after being hit by a goods-laden cargo vessel on Sunday and at least 70 people are reported missing, officials said.
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Nur Hossain Noorani, leader of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit in Bangladesh, warned that if the country's minority communities conspire against Islam, "we'll catch them like a baby rat".
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) Around 14,000 people have been accused in numerous cases filed over the violent protests in Bangladesh organised by the Hefazat-e-Islam militant group since March 26 against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Dhaka.
Kathmandu, March 31 (IANS) Nepal has become the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to provide Covid-19 jabs to refugees through its national vaccination rollout.
Dhaka, March 31 (IANS) Abdul Awal, chief of Hefazat's Narayanganj unit and nayeb-e-ameer of Hefazat-e-Islam -- the militant outfit -- has reportedly announced to resign from his position out of annoyance over the violence carried out by his partymen for three days.
New York, March 31 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has nominated an Indian American to be a judge in the local court system of the nation's capital after having withdrawn another's nomination made by his predecessor Donald Trump.
Dhaka, March 31 (IANS) The Dalit community of Hindu faith in Bangladesh has celebrated the festival of colour -- Holi, with much enthusiasm and gusto.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India on Tuesday said that it supports a regional process convened under the aegis of the United Nations for permanent peace in Afghanistan.
Kathmandu, March 29 (IANS) A day after the Nepal Army received 100,000 doses of Covid vaccine from their Indian counterparts as a goodwill gesture, 800,000 doses donated by China arrived in Kathmandu on Monday.