Bangladeshi youth shot dead by BSF in Sherpur

A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Panbari bordering area of Sreebardi upazila here early Monday. The deceased was identified as Ukil Mia, 19, son of Banga Suruj of Meghadol village in the upazila. Khandakar Abdul Hai, subedar of Karnajhora Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) camp, Ukil and […]

Bangladeshi Coast Guard detains 119 Malaysia-bound Rohingyas

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard have detained 119 Malaysia-bound Rohingyas from a trawler near St Martin’s Island in Teknaf Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district. Coast Guard Staff Officer (Chattogram Zone) Lt Commander Saiful Islam said: “Acting on a tip-off, the 119 Rohingyas were detained around midday on Thursday (Nov 14). “Among the detained, there were […]

Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Jhenidah

A Bangladeshi man was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Indian territory, opposite to Moheshpur border of Jhenidah early today. The deceased was identified as Sumon, 25, son of Abdul Mannan of Shyamkur village in Moheshpur upazila, reports our Jhenidah correspondent. Sumon was shot by BSF men near border pillar No 60/133-134 […]

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 […]

End of ‘kafala’ system in Qatar to benefit Bangladeshi workers

Bangladeshi workers:: Qatar has announced sweeping reforms to its labour market, with a ruling to end the ‘kafala’ system, marking a momentous step forward in upholding the rights of millions of migrant workers, including those from Bangladesh. “These reforms will benefit approximately 400,000 Bangladesh migrant workers in Qatar, 75 percent of whom are employed in […]