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Ruma Paul

Soccer: Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for 'defaming' PM Sheikh Hasina

6:32pm IST

DHAKA A lawyer for FIFA council member Mahfuza Akhter Kiron is set to file a petition in a Bangladesh court on Tuesday seeking bail for the official who has been arrested in a defamation case following her criticism of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Rohingya 'lost generation' struggle to study in Bangladesh camps

11:37am IST

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Sixteen-year-old Kefayat Ullah walked to his school in southern Bangladesh in late January, as he had done most days for the previous six years, to find that - despite being one of the top students in his class - he had been expelled.

Bangladesh extends deadline to submit plans for new LNG terminal

14 Mar 2019

DHAKA Bangladesh is extending the deadline by three months for companies to submit expressions of interest (EOI) to build the country's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Bangladesh extends deadline to submit plans to build new LNG terminal

14 Mar 2019

DHAKA, March 14 Bangladesh will extend the deadline by three months for companies to submit expressions of interest (EOI) to build the country's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Would-be Bangladeshi plane hijacker had toy gun - police

27 Feb 2019

DHAKA A Bangladeshi passenger on a Dubai-bound flight who threatened to blow up the plane and tried to force his way into the cockpit was carrying a toy gun and no explosives, police said on Monday.

At least 70 killed in major Bangladesh blaze, toll likely to rise

21 Feb 2019

DHAKA As many as 70 people died in a major fire that engulfed several buildings in a centuries-old neighbourhood of the Bangladesh capital, a fire official said on Thursday, warning the toll could climb as fire fighters scour the rubble. | Video

Bangladesh suppliers to H&M, Next lay off workers after wage protests

05 Feb 2019

DHAKA At least three garment manufacturers in Bangladesh that supply European brands such as H&M and Next have laid off thousands of workers weeks after they had joined wage protests, union leaders said on Tuesday.

Bangladesh suppliers to H&M, Next lay off workers after wage protests

05 Feb 2019

DHAKA, Feb 5 At least three garment manufacturers in Bangladesh that supply European brands such as H&M and Next have laid off thousands of workers weeks after they had joined wage protests, union leaders said on Tuesday.

REFILE-Bangladesh imports first LNG from Oman Trading as terminal runs full

31 Jan 2019

* First term supply from Oman Trading arrives at Bangladesh early

Bangladesh seeks developers for its first onshore LNG terminal

30 Jan 2019

DHAKA/SINGAPORE Bangladesh is seeking expressions of interest to build the country's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to a company official and a document posted on the company's website.

World News

Dutch police hunt for Turkish man after tram shooting

Dutch security forces were hunting for a 37-year-old Turkish man suspected of having shot several people, one of them possibly fatally, on a tram in the city of Utrecht on Monday, in what authorities said appeared to be a terrorist attack.