Bangladesh cricketers call strike

Improvement of payment structure and practice facilities in Dhaka Premier League, National Cricket League and Bangladesh Premier League were the major demands among others National cricketers of Bangladesh, including the likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim gathered at the BCB Academy ground in Mirpur today to put forward an 11-point demand […]

4 killed as locals clash with police in Bhola

At least four people have been killed and over 50 others injured in a clash between villagers and police over an unverified Facebook post in Borhanuddin upazila of Bhola district. Witnesses said a group of people brought out a procession in Borhanuddin Bazararound 11am on Sunday, protesting a Facebook post of a youth, which hurt […]

Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka urges Berlin to put pressure on Myanmar

Rohingya Repatriation: Bangladesh has urged Germany to put pressure on Myanmar so that they can start taking their nationals back, noting that not a single Rohingya has been repatriated over the last two years. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen made the call during his meeting with German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas […]

Bangladesh blocks online battle game PUBG on parent complaints

The government has banned popular online game Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (game PUBG) in Bangladesh, amid growing concerns that the game was negatively impacting the youth. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), upon the police’s recommendations, has been tasked with carrying out the government’s directive. Nazmul Islam, additional deputy police commissioner of the cybercrime unit, told Dhaka […]

Bangladesh ranks 88th on hunger index, above India

Bangladesh ranks 88th out of 117 qualifying countries on the latest Global Hunger Index, much ahead of India. Bangladesh reduced hunger significantly, but with a score of 25.8, the country still suffers from a level of hunger that is serious, according to the 2019 report. Its previous score was 30.3 in 2010. A high GHI […]