• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Microsoft eyes rapid growth in Myanmar
      DRIVEN by the need for digital transformation in both public and private sectors in Myanmar, Microsoft Corporation, a US technology giant, is confident of rapid growth in the country, according to Sonia Bashir Kabir, managing director of Microsoft for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and Laos.
  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 17:07
    Security measures to be reviewed before sending cricketers abroad: Bangladesh PM
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today categorically said that Bangladesh in future will send its cricket team abroad after examining and reviewing the security measures of the host countries.
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  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 16:57
    Parvin died trying to save her husband
    A woman of Bangladesh origin who was killed in shooting at a mosque in New Zealand’s Christchurch reportedly received bullets while trying to save her husband, family says.
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  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 17:47
    Bangladesh returns 'lost' Myanmar soldier
    Bangladesh forces handed back on Sunday a Myanmar soldier more than two months after he strayed across the border into a jungle in the Muslim-majority nation, a senior official said.
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  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Space Apps: Bangladeshi team wins Nasa contest
    A VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) project developed by four students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Bangladesh has won NASA's Space Apps Challenge, a global competition.
  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 16:22
    Fire sweeps through Bangladesh slum, killing nine
    A fire tore through a slum in southern Bangladesh on Sunday killing at least 9 people and destroying hundreds of shanty homes, police said.
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  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
    Jolie demands Myanmar 'commitment' to end anti-Rohingya violence
    Kutupalong, Bangladesh - Angelina Jolie said Tuesday that Myanmar must "show genuine commitment" to end violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims into neighbouring Bangladesh.
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  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 13:26
    Angelina Jolie in Cox's Bazar to visit Rohingya camps
    UNHCR special envoy and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie arrived in Cox's Bazar of Bangladesh this morning to see the situation in Rohingya camps .
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  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:15
    New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo
    Bandarban, Bangladesh - Panic is gripping thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees living in no-man's land on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, with daily clashes between Myanmar security forces and ethnic Rakhine insurgents.
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  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 01:00
    Two alleged Rohingya drug dealers found dead in Bangladesh
    Dhaka - Bangladesh police on Saturday found the bullet-ridden bodies of two alleged Rohingya drug dealers in a southeastern coastal town notorious for its connection with the Myanmar meth trade.
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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:44
    Urgent : Rakhine rebels attack police stations in pre-dawn raids: Myanmar army
    Yangon - Ethnic Rakhine rebels carried out pre-dawn attacks on four police stations near the Bangladesh border, Myanmar's army said Friday, with the militants claiming to have taken 14 "prisoners of war" as operations ramped up.
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  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:14
    Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote
    Bangladesh stepped up security Saturday in a bid to contain violence during a general election expected to see Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina win a record fourth term.
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  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:45
    Bangladesh arrests 10 Rohingya bound for Malaysia
    Bangladeshi police have arrested 10 Rohingya refugees as they were about to board a boat to travel to Malaysia, an officer said Friday.
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  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    As Asean chair, Thailand must get to grips with Rakhine crisis
    This month saw growing international concern and commitment to help resolve the crisis in Rakhine state, Myanmar. As a result of this crisis some 800,000 Muslim Rohingya have sought refuge in Bangladesh since October 2016. 
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:44
    Fears of boat exodus as smugglers prey on Rohingya desperation
    As desperation swells in the squalid camps that are home to a million Rohingya refugees, long-dormant -- and often deadly -- trafficking networks are being revived, Bangladeshi officials warn.
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