Gulf Times - Bangladesh
UN special rapporteur praises QC’s humanitarian efforts for Rohingyas

UN special rapporteur praises QC’s humanitarian efforts for Rohingyas

Thomas H Andrews, UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, praised the efforts that Qatar Charity (QC) makes in support of the Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh.

37 dead in Bangladesh ferry fire horror

37 dead in Bangladesh ferry fire horror

At least 37 people died in an inferno on an overcrowded night ferry in Bangladesh on Friday, with terrified passengers leaping overboard and dozens including children still unaccounted for.

India, Bangladesh embassies celebrate Maitree Divas

India, Bangladesh embassies celebrate Maitree Divas

Embassies of India and Bangladesh marked 50 years of friendship with a special 'Maitree Divas' celebration Monday in the presence of a galaxy of dignitaries from various walks of life

Lightning strikes kill 16 at Bangladesh wedding

Lightning strikes kill 16 at Bangladesh wedding

Several lightning bolts hit a Bangladesh wedding party within a few seconds Wednesday, killing 16 people and injuring the groom, officials said

QC rebuilds 537 fire-damaged houses for Rohingya refugees

QC rebuilds 537 fire-damaged houses for Rohingya refugees

Qatar Charity (QC), with the support of benefactors in Qatar, has started rebuilding 537 homes for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, which were completely burnt down due to the fire that broke out in the refugee camp in March.

Bangladesh factory owner held after 52 die in fire

Bangladesh factory owner held after 52 die in fire

Bangladesh police on Saturday arrested for murder the owner of a factory where 52 people died in an inferno, as it emerged that children as young as 11 had been working there.

Thousands flock to see dwarf cow in Bangladesh

Thousands flock to see dwarf cow in Bangladesh

Thousands of people are defying a nationwide coronavirus lockdown in Bangladesh to see Rani, a 51-centimetre (20-inch) tall cow whose owners claim it is the world's smallest.

Elephants led to safety after Bangladesh beach ordeal

Elephants led to safety after Bangladesh beach ordeal

Two elephants were being led to safety Wednesday after crossing from Myanmar to Bangladesh, getting stranded on a beach and nearly dying at sea.

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

The United Arab Emirates will bar entry to non-UAE resident travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka starting on Wednesday to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, it said on Monday.

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

At least 26 people were killed when a speedboat packed with passengers collided with a vessel transporting sand on Monday in the latest maritime disaster to hit Bangladesh.

India overtakes Brazil, Bangladesh orders shutdown as surge hits South Asia

India overtakes Brazil, Bangladesh orders shutdown as surge hits South Asia

India on Monday overtook Brazil as the country with the second-highest number of coronavirus infections and Bangladesh halted international flights and shut offices as a new wave battered South Asia.

Four shot dead as Bangladesh demo turns violent

Four shot dead as Bangladesh demo turns violent

Four supporters of a hardline group were shot dead in Bangladesh on Friday in violent demonstrations over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tour to Dhaka, officials said.