Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's 8th-most populous country with a population exceeding 162,951,560 people. In area, it is the 92nd-largest country, spanning 147,570 square kilometres (56,980 sq mi). It shares land borders with India to the west and Myanmar to the east. It is also one of the most densely-populated countries in the world. Dhaka is its capital and largest city, and is also the economic, political and the cultural center of Bangladesh, followed by Chittagong, which has the country's largest port. Bangladesh forms the largest and eastern part of the Bengal region. The country's geography is dominated by the Bengal delta, the largest delta in the world. The country has many rivers and 8,046 km (5,000 mi) of inland waterways. Highlands with evergreen forests are found in the northeastern and southeastern regions of the country. The country also has the longest sea beach and the largest mangrove forest in the world. The country's biodiversity includes a vast array of plants and wildlife, including the endangered Bengal tiger, the national animal.
Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home, an official said on Monday, nearly a year after.. Reuters - Published
About 3,000 people in Bangladesh were left homeless after a massive fire consumed several hundred shanties in a slum on the northern outskirts of the capital city of Dhaka, government officials said on.. Reuters - Published
Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc...
Thousands of people have been displaced within the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh over the last few days after heavy monsoon rains started last Thursday (July 4) causing flooding..
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In the wee hours of Friday night, a Jaguar car coming from the West on Shakespeare Sarani hit a Mercedes Car coming from Loudon Street. Consequently, the Mercedes car toppled over and dashed into the.. DNA - Published
Myanmar and Bangladesh will start a fresh attempt next week to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, officials said on Thursday, nearly a year after a.. Reuters - Published
A resident of Nadia, West Bengal, absconding Jahirul Sheikh, was charge-sheeted on July 23, 2015 for his direct involvement in the conspiracy of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to commit.. DNA - Published
Diplomats of about 50 countries across the world at the UN have written separate condolence messages for late Union minister Sushma Swaraj who died of a cardiac arrest on Tuesday. The countries.. IndiaTimes - Published