Gulf Times - Chittagong
Five dead in protest at Chinese-financed plant in Bangladesh

Five dead in protest at Chinese-financed plant in Bangladesh

At least five people were shot dead and dozens injured when Bangladesh police opened fire Saturday on demonstrating workers at the construction site of a Chinese-financed power plant, officials said.

Widow of Bangladeshi ship-breaking worker free to sue UK-based firm

Widow of Bangladeshi ship-breaking worker free to sue UK-based firm

A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died while dismantling an oil tanker at a ship-breaking yard in 2018 can file a negligence claim against a British company involved in the vessel's sale, London's High Court ruled

At least seven killed in gas explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven killed in gas explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven people were killed and eight injured on Sunday after a gas pipeline exploded in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong, a police official said.

Lyon spin gives Australia crushing win over Bangladesh

Lyon spin gives Australia crushing win over Bangladesh

Chasing 86 for victory on a deteriorating Chittagong pitch, the visitors lost their top three batsmen before completing a seven-wicket win in the final session of the fourth day.

Bangladesh bans three on a bike after policeman's wife killed

Bangladesh bans three on a bike after policeman's wife killed

Bangladesh slapped a ban on more than one person riding pillion on a motorcycle on Monday, a day after the wife of a prominent security official was shot dead by three suspected Islamist militants riding a motorbike.

Suspected militants kill wife of Bangladesh anti-terror police officer

Suspected militants kill wife of Bangladesh anti-terror police officer

The wife of a police official known for battling Islamist extremism was shot dead in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday, in what police suspected was the latest in a series of attacks by militants in the mainly Muslim South Asian nation.

Bangladesh confirms first case of Zika virus

Bangladesh confirms first case of Zika virus

Bangladesh confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in an old sample of blood from a 67-year old man who had not been overseas, health ministry officials said.