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Uncapped Jayed, recalled Mosaddek in Bangladesh World Cup squad

16 Apr 2019

DHAKA Rookie swing bowler Abu Jayed earned a spot in Bangladesh's World Cup squad on Tuesday while batsman Mosaddek Hossain also made the cut for the showpiece tournament in England and Wales.

Bangladesh police arrest building owners over latest deadly fire

31 Mar 2019

DHAKA Two of the owners of a high-rise commercial building that caught fire last week, killing 26 people in a blaze made worse by the lack of appropriate fire exits, have been arrested, Bangladesh police said on Sunday.

Bangladesh high-rise hit by deadly blaze lacked proper fire exits, official says

30 Mar 2019

DHAKA A high-rise commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital where a blaze this week killed at least 25 people lacked proper fire exits, government officials said, prompting a senior minister to describe the incident as "murder".

Death toll in Dhaka high-rise blaze reaches 19 as search continues

28 Mar 2019

DHAKA A fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Thursday, killing at least 19 people, injuring 70 and trapping many more, officials said. | Video

Commissioning for Bangladesh's second LNG import terminal delayed to April

28 Mar 2019

SINGAPORE, March 28 Bangladesh's second liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal is expected to start commissioning in mid-April, a month later than initially expected, officials told Reuters.

Rohingya 'lost generation' struggle to study in Bangladesh camps

18 Mar 2019

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. | Video

Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for 'defaming' PM Hasina

18 Mar 2019

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.

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.

UPDATE 1-Bangladesh extends deadline to submit plans for new LNG terminal

14 Mar 2019

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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.

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