Gulf Times - Bangladesh
Bangladesh students keep up rallies as allegations site blocked

Bangladesh students keep up rallies as allegations site blocked

Students in Bangladesh staged a fourth day of protests on Thursday over the killing of an undergraduate as authorities blocked an internet page that detailed alleged torture by activists of the country's ruling party.

Bangladesh student killing sparks university protests

Bangladesh student killing sparks university protests

Students in Bangladesh staged protests and blocked major roads Monday after an undergraduate was beaten to death, allegedly by ruling party activists, for criticising the government over a water-sharing deal with India.

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

A ban on onion exports by India has caused shortages, soaring prices and widespread anger in neighbouring Bangladesh, where the pungent bulb is used in almost all aspects of the national cuisine.

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh's drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-causing substance in the drug.

Qatargas delivers first LNG cargo on Q-Flex to FSRU offshore Bangladesh

Qatargas delivers first LNG cargo on Q-Flex to FSRU offshore Bangladesh

Qatargas has delivered the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on a Q-Flex vessel to the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), located offshore Bangladesh.

Bangladesh cuts mobile internet access in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh cuts mobile internet access in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh cut access to 3G and 4G internet in Rohingya camps Tuesday, in a further clampdown on communications among the refugees

Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

Almost two million people in northeast India were left facing statelessness on Saturday after the state of Assam published a citizenship list aimed at weeding out "foreign infiltrators"

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

Some 200,000 Rohingya rallied in a Bangladesh camp Sunday to mark two years since they fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar forces

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

The United Nations' refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday.

Bangladesh embassy marks National Mourning Day

Bangladesh embassy marks National Mourning Day

The Bangladesh embassy in Doha on Thursday observed the 44th anniversary of the martyrdom of Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and National Mourning Day with due solemnity.

40 dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak

40 dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak

At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh's worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to treat thousands of patients.