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Regularisation in Greece: 1,000 Bangladeshis register at embassy

More than 1,000 Bangladeshi undocumented migrants have enlisted their names at the Bangladesh embassy in Greece for a regularisation process of the Greek government, which is yet to start.

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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.

Bangladeshi woman killed in Lebanon

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

Bangladesh High Commission to facilitate Bengali learning to new generation in UK

Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK Saida Muna Tasneem said that as Bengali is the third most spoken language in Greater London, the High Commission would facilitate Bengali language learning to the new generation of British-Bangladeshis.

‘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.

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.

March 11, 2022
March 11, 2022

Tk 1,290cr fund for migrant workers, others

The government has introduced a loan fund worth Tk 1,290 crore to help returning migrant workers, unemployed youths and rural entrepreneurs set up new businesses.

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Bangladesh High Commission to facilitate Bengali learning to new generation in UK

Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK Saida Muna Tasneem said that as Bengali is the third most spoken language in Greater London, the High Commission would facilitate Bengali language learning to the new generation of British-Bangladeshis.

January 30, 2022
January 30, 2022

‘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.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

‘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.

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

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.

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

Bangabandhu corner opens at Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad

A ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ has been set up at the Bangladesh High Commission in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Tulip appointed Shadow Economic Secretary of UK

Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, a British parliament member and granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been appointed as the country’s shadow economic secretary.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Bangladeshi engineer in Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2022

A Bangladeshi engineer has been named in the latest Forbes 30 under 30 list (for 2022), in the science category.

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

Bangladeshi expat Haleem receives US Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Shah M Haleem, a Bangladeshi expatriate living in the US state of Texas, has been accorded the prestigious “Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award-2021”.