Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh's Chittagong court on Monday sent, to one day police custody, 16 accused in a case filed over vandalising a Durga Puja mandap and attacking police personnel.
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) An Indian armed forces contingent and bands of both army and navy will participate in "Bangladesh Victory Day Celebrations" in Dhaka on December 16, it was announced on Monday.
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) The prime accused behind the arson attack on Hindu houses at Boro Karimpur village in Bangladesh's Pirganj, and his associate have confessed to their role in the violence.
Dhaka, Oct 24 (IANS) Three youths have been arrested in Bangladesh's Noakhali district
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) Mohammad Fayez, who has been charged under Bangladesh's Digital Security Act (DSA) for inciting people via social media which led to the widespread communal violence in the country earlier this month, has been sent to jail.
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) Seven persons have been killed and several others injured in an attack on a madrasa at a Rohingya camp in Bangladesh's Ukhiya upazila of Cox's Bazar district, officials said.
Colombo, Oct 22 (IANS) After nearly three months of travel restrictions, Sri Lanka on Friday decided to allow inter-provincial public movements from November 1 amidst health officials warning of the spread of new Delta-plus variant.
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) India on Friday handed over the Jaynagar-Kurtha cross-border rail link, built with its assistance, to the Nepal government, paving the way for early resumption of railway links between the two South Asian nations.
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) Karima Bennoune, the Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights, has praised a viral dance video of two Kerala medical students, but said the criticism of it shows the dangers to "cultural mixing".
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) Jamaat-e-Islami leader Kamaluddin Abbasi has pleaded guilty to his involvement in an attack on a Durga puja mandap in Bangladesh's Hajiganj earlier this month.
Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Spices Board in association with the Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi organised an International Buyer Seller Meet (IBSM) on a virtual platform with specific focus on spice exports.
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the elite anti-crime and anti-terrorism unit of the Bangladesh Police, has arrested Ruma Sarkar, an assistant professor at the Begum Badrunnesa Government Girls' College in Dhaka, on charges of spreading a provocative and false video on Facebook.
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has approved to amend the existing laws to ban cattle slaughter in the island nation in a bid to increase local agriculture and dairy production.
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Inaugural flights to historically and religiously important town of Kushinagar in India's Uttar Pradesh state will be landed from Colombo carrying state and religious delegation from Sri Lanka, the Indian High Commission in Colombo stated.
Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 48 people have died and 31 others went missing in Nepal's flood and landslides triggered by incessant rains from Sunday, Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs said.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistani rupee's slide continued against the US dollar in the interbank currency market, ARY News reported.
Toronto, Oct 20 (IANS) While former Federal Minister Amarjeet Sohi, 57, has been elected as the mayor of Edmonton, Jyoti Gondek will become Calgary's first female mayor.
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) China on Tuesday announced that it is providing an additional grant of two million Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal.
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) Incessant rains followed by flooding and landslides continuing from Sunday have created havoc in Nepal.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A Delhi-based lawyer on Monday wrote to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh demanding a judicial probe into the recent attacks on Hindus and Hindu temples in the neighbouring country.
Colombo, Oct 19 (IANS) Aiming to attract investment from India and other neighbouring countries, Sri Lanka has decided to remove prevailing monopoly which allows only one heavy industry in a specific field to be established in Sri Lanka's North-eastern Trincomalee port.
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Bangladesh has increased to six, while at least 70 Hindu temples were vandalised across the country, said Rana Dasgupta, General Secretary of the Bangladesh Hindu-Buddha Christian Oikya Parishad.
Dhaka/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has traditionally had a highly sensitive politico-religious fabric, where any developments within the country or in the Islamic world has had implications on the politics and religious contours of the Bangladeshi society.
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Punjab-origin British Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi on Sunday expressed sadness at the tragic killing of the Conservative counterpart Sir David Amess, who last week led a cross-party Parliamentary delegation to Qatar.
Colombo, Oct 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka will obtain $500 million loan facility from India amidst a warning by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), the government's cash-strapped fuel supplier, that the supply could only be guaranteed till January 2022.