Development
Dhaka: The World Bank reaffirmed its continued support to Bangladesh to achieve the country’s vision of reaching an upper-middle income status through ensuring green growth, as the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva concluded a two-day visit to the country.  more
Bangladesh becomes ECOSOC member

Dhaka: In a major development, Bangladesh added one more feather to its crown as the nation has been elected to the prestigious Economic and Social Council or ECOSOC of the United Nations ...

Sheikh Hasina to serve as Bangladesh PM for 20 years now

Dhaka: Sheikh Hasina is all set to serve as the Bangladesh Prime Minister for 20 years now.

Bangladesh elections: Hold those responsible accountable for ‘violent attacks and intimidation’

New York: Violence and alleged human rights violations in Bangladesh “before, during and after” 30 December elections have prompted the United Nations human rights office (OHC ...

UN urges ‘restraint’ in Bangladesh’s post-presidential election violence

New York: The United Nations said on Monday that it is aware of violent incidents and reports of irregularities in Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh.

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh

New York: In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence, intimidation a ...

Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina's Awami League wins election

Dhaka: The Awami League-led alliance will be forming the government in Bangladesh for the third consecutive time as Sheikh Hasina received an overwhelmining mandate in an election marked ...

Bangladesh goes to polls tomorrow

Dhaka: Amid tight security, Bangladesh will host its General Elections on Sunday where voters will decide whether they will bring back Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to power for the straig ...

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for free, fair, inclusive and participatory elections in Bangladesh

London: The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, who recently visited Bangladesh for discussion with government and opposition parties, called on the Government and the Elec ...

Disheartened by US government's recent remarks on poll observers: Bangladesh

Dhaka: The Bangladesh government on Sunday said it was 'disheartened' by the US State Department's recent remarks regarding observers for the country's upcoming general el ...