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Bangladesh: Country in South Asia
Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a sovereign country in South Asia. It shares land borders with India and Myanmar (Burma). The country's maritime territory in the Bay of Bengal is roughly equal to the size of its land area. Bangladesh is the world's eighth most populous country as well as its most densely-populated, to the exclusion of small island nations and city-states. Dhaka is its capital and largest city, followed by Chittagong, which has the country's largest port.

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Bangladesh police kill two suspected Rohingya traffickers in clash

Bangladesh police have clashed with suspected people smugglers sending Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia, killing two of the traffickers, a police official said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Bangladesh police 'rescue' dozens of Rohingya being trafficked to Malaysia

Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Bangladesh

Nurses protest against rape in Bangladesh [Video]Nurses protest against rape in Bangladesh

The rape and murder of a nurse in Bangladesh just weeks after a female student was burned to death has sparked ongoing protests.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:48Published

Bangladesh: Micro-gardening helps Rohingya refugees improve diet [Video]Bangladesh: Micro-gardening helps Rohingya refugees improve diet

Micro-gardening kits are distributed to tackle malnutrition and improve the diet of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:04Published

Bangladesh: Bringing sanitation to largest Rohingya refugee camp [Video]Bangladesh: Bringing sanitation to largest Rohingya refugee camp

Changing lives, the new sewage treatment plant is making a difference for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:02Published

What To Do After Hotel Check In [Video]What To Do After Hotel Check In

Before you get comfortable there are a few precautions you should take. Here are some things to do after you check in at a hotel.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Reuters journalists freed in Myanmar after 511 days behind bars [Video]Reuters journalists freed in Myanmar after 511 days behind bars

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Reuters' editor-in-chief calls freed reporters symbols of press freedom [Video]Reuters' editor-in-chief calls freed reporters symbols of press freedom

Reuters Editor-in-Chief Stephen Adler has called two freed journalists symbols of the "importance of press freedom." Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:16Published

Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh [Video]Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh

Nearly 30 people killed in the two South Asian countries as the strongest storm in years hits the Indian subcontinent.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:46Published

7 Killed By Tropical Cyclone Fani In India [Video]7 Killed By Tropical Cyclone Fani In India

CNN reports Tropical Cyclone Fani killed seven people in India when it made landfall on Friday. The strongest tropical cyclone to hit India in 20 years landed near the city of Puri, in Odisha state, as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Cyclone Fani mass evacuation averts catastrophe [Video]Cyclone Fani mass evacuation averts catastrophe

At least 12 people have been killed in India from cyclone Fani, which brought mass devastation when it made landfall on Friday. But the evacuation of at least 2.4 million people in India and Bangladesh..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful storm to hit India in 20 years [Video]Cyclone Fani, the most powerful storm to hit India in 20 years

The strong cyclone is expected to weaken as it moves to West Bengal and Meghalaya state and then on to Bangladesh.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:28Published

India Braces For Tropical Cyclone Fani [Video]India Braces For Tropical Cyclone Fani

India is preparing for what could be a significant tropical cyclone later this week. The storm could be the strongest to strike the country's coastline in almost five years. According to CNN, Tropical..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Bengal Tigers Face Extinction In A Final Stronghold [Video]Bengal Tigers Face Extinction In A Final Stronghold

Over the past century, we've lost 95% of all the world's tigers, leaving less than 4,000 in the wild. According to CNN, researchers say that in just 50 years the Bengal tiger could completely disappear..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Climate change threatens 19 million Bangladeshi children: Report [Video]Climate change threatens 19 million Bangladeshi children: Report

Nearly one in three children in Bangladesh at risk from cyclones, flooding and climate change-related disasters says UN.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published

Blaze rips through Bangladesh market [Video]Blaze rips through Bangladesh market

A fire broke out at a market in Bangladesh's capital in the early hours of Saturday morning, just two days after at least 25 people were killed in a high-rise blaze elsewhere in the city. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Firefighters battle deadly Dhaka building fire [Video]Firefighters battle deadly Dhaka building fire

A fire in a high-rise office building in Bangladesh's capital on Thursday killed 17 people and injured about 70 others, officials said.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Bangladesh: Office building fire kills 25 people in Dhaka [Video]Bangladesh: Office building fire kills 25 people in Dhaka

Many people jumped to death while about 70 others have been injured in the fire in Dhaka's Banani area.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:49Published

More than a dozen killed in high-rise building blaze in Bangladesh [Video]More than a dozen killed in high-rise building blaze in Bangladesh

The cause of the deadly fire was not immediately clear.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:35Published

Fire breaks out at high-rise in Bangladesh [Video]Fire breaks out at high-rise in Bangladesh

A fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka injuring at least 60 and trapping many according to officials.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

20-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth Twice, A Month Apart [Video]20-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth Twice, A Month Apart

A 20-year-old woman from Bangladesh gave birth in February. Then, 26 days later, she gave birth to twins. Doctors were stunned to find she had a second uterus, where she was pregnant with the twins...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

U.N. Draws Up Plans to 'Facilitate' Rohingya Relocation to Island [Video]U.N. Draws Up Plans to 'Facilitate' Rohingya Relocation to Island

According to Reuters, the United Nations is making plans to help Bangladesh relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island off its coast. Bangladesh says transporting refugees to Bhasan..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers [Video]'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a crowd of thousands that 'New Zealand mourns with you' as the call to prayer rang out over Christchurch one week after a shooting left 50 people dead...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

 

Roots of illegal Bt Brinjal farming in Haryana may lie in Bangladesh


IndiaTimes - Published

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