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.
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.
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".
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
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.
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
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.
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.
* Companies from Japan, South Korea and India show interest
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.