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With dead son's body trapped in Mexico, Bangladeshi family at a loss in Malaysia

When word of the family's eldest son's death during a vacation in Mexico reached them two weeks ago, the family of four were heartbroken.

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Bangladeshi woman killed in Lebanon

Lebanon police have detained four Bangladeshis in connection with the death of a Bangladeshi expat there.

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Bangladeshi workers struggling amidst economic crisis in Lebanon

Bangladeshi migrant workers continued to face financial hardship in Lebanon, while many found it difficult to remit money home after making ends meet, due to a prolonged economic crisis there.

‘Forget princess, want to be astrophysicist’: Bangladeshi scientist at NASA becomes an inspiration

Mahmooda Sultana, originally from Bangladesh, is an award-winning scientist and former aerospace engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, working at present as the associate head of the Instrument and Payload Systems Engineering Branch under Engineering Directorate.

‘Their plight must be addressed’

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam yesterday said Bangladeshi migrant workers are facing inflation in Lebanon which needs to be addressed.

Bangladeshi Workers: Marooned in Lebanon meltdown

Migrant worker Mashiur Titu saw his monthly income in Lebanon drop by half in two years due to a prolonged economic crisis in the Arab country.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022
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With dead son's body trapped in Mexico, Bangladeshi family at a loss in Malaysia

When word of the family's eldest son's death during a vacation in Mexico reached them two weeks ago, the family of four were heartbroken.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Bangladeshi woman killed in Lebanon

Lebanon police have detained four Bangladeshis in connection with the death of a Bangladeshi expat there.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Bangladeshi workers struggling amidst economic crisis in Lebanon

Bangladeshi migrant workers continued to face financial hardship in Lebanon, while many found it difficult to remit money home after making ends meet, due to a prolonged economic crisis there.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022
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Dabir Chacha: A living legend

On a British sunny afternoon when the entire nation was celebrating Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in a four day weekend from Thursday, June 2 till Sunday, June 5, I was off to North London to see another elderly who had become a celebrity in his own rights and rose to fame at the age of 100 when he decided to raise funds during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Since then, he has become an iconic figure in the Bengali community and is lovingly called Dabir Chacha.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Students of University of Rome Tor Vergata learn about Bangabandhu’s life, philosophy

Students of University of Rome Tor Vergata were told the story of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022
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Bangladeshi entrepreneur opens first of its kind agricultural school in Maldives

Bangladeshi entrepreneur Ahmed Mottaki has founded the first of its kind “School of Agriculture” at MI College, an international-level educational institution in the Maldives.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Bangladesh mission in Kolkata observes anniversary of hoisting national flag

On April 17, 1971, the then Deputy High Commissioner Hossain Ali hoisted the Bangladesh flag by lowering the Pakistani one at the Deputy High Commission in Calcutta (now Kolkata), West Bengal, India.

April 9, 2022
April 9, 2022

Man jailed for killing British-Bangladeshi teacher in London

A man was jailed for life on Friday for the brutal murder of a British-Bangladeshi female teacher found dead a short walk from her London home in a killing that fuelled public anger about violence against women in Britain.

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

Bangladeshi expats in Iraq confined, tortured, extorted by syndicate

Inside the torture cell, when there was no water, urine was offered as a substitute.

March 23, 2022
March 23, 2022

Probe into unnatural deaths of migrant workers: Rights activists

Bangladeshi migrant rights activists and researchers have demanded that authorities investigate into the unnatural deaths of migrant workers in the destination countries, including those in the Gulf.