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Bangladesh: Country in South Asia
Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 163 million people, in an area of 147,570 square kilometres (56,980 sq mi), making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Bangladesh shares land borders with India to the west, north, and east, Myanmar to the southeast, and the Bay of Bengal to the south. It is narrowly separated from Nepal and Bhutan by the Siliguri Corridor, and from China by the Indian state of Sikkim in the north, respectively. Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation's economic, political, and cultural hub. Chittagong, the largest seaport is the second-largest city.

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HRW says UN shared Rohingya data without their ‘informed consent’ [Video]

HRW says UN shared Rohingya data without their ‘informed consent’

Rights group calls for a probe into the UN sharing data about more than 800,000 refugees with Bangladesh, which passed it on to Myanmar.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published
Bangladesh: Actress Pori Moni seeks justice from PM Hasina for alleged assault | Oneindia News [Video]

Bangladesh: Actress Pori Moni seeks justice from PM Hasina for alleged assault | Oneindia News

Bangladeshi film actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni, was allegedly a victim of attempted rape. She has sought justice from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a Facebook post. She..

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Bangladesh’s Madhumati river sees dramatic increase in salinity [Video]

Bangladesh’s Madhumati river sees dramatic increase in salinity

The impact of the increase in salinity of Madhumati river water is having a devastating effect on public health, agriculture, and the environment.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published
Global Chit Chat | Bangladesh Growth Story | 2021 Economic Star of South Asia | One India News [Video]

Global Chit Chat | Bangladesh Growth Story | 2021 Economic Star of South Asia | One India News

The World Bank yesterday upgraded Bangladesh's GDP growth forecast for this fiscal year by 2 percentage points to 3.6 percent, making it the second best-performing economy in South Asia behind the..

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Bangladeshi initiative gives alternative to plastic bags| Jute bags| Germany | Oneindia News [Video]

Bangladeshi initiative gives alternative to plastic bags| Jute bags| Germany | Oneindia News

Plastic belongs to the past – natural fibers are the future. A Bangladeshi initiative has come up with an alternative to the plastic bag – made of jute. And natural fibers are also experiencing a..

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West Bengal: Tiger travels 100 km to reach Bangladesh Sunderbans | Know all | Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal: Tiger travels 100 km to reach Bangladesh Sunderbans | Know all | Oneindia News

A tiger has reportedly travelled around 100km to reach Sundarbans in Bangladesh over a period of four months. The male tiger was radio-collared in December 2020 to enable foresters to track his..

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Bangladesh: A surge in COVID cases near India border prompts alarm [Video]

Bangladesh: A surge in COVID cases near India border prompts alarm

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Can safety be assured in Bangladesh's garment industry? | Inside Story [Video]

Can safety be assured in Bangladesh's garment industry? | Inside Story

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North East viral clip | 5 arrested in Bengaluru | Bangladeshi traffickers | Oneindia News [Video]

North East viral clip | 5 arrested in Bengaluru | Bangladeshi traffickers | Oneindia News

Days after a video of a woman being tortured and went viral in Assam, the Bengaluru police have arrested 5 people. The survivor and the six accused are all thought to be Bangladeshi nationals and were..

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Waiter at Indian restaurant saves customer with Heimlich manoeuvre [Video]

Waiter at Indian restaurant saves customer with Heimlich manoeuvre

A waiter at an Indian restaurant was applauded by customers after saving a young man’s life with the Heimlich manoeuvre.Sheakh Rifat, 24, a student in the UK from Bangladesh, was working at Bangor..

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Over 40 countries offered assistance to India amid COVID 2nd wave: MEA [Video]

Over 40 countries offered assistance to India amid COVID 2nd wave: MEA

At the time when India is battling with second wave of COVID-19, over 40 countries have come forward to offer assistance to the country. During a press conference in Delhi, Foreign Secretary of India,..

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Movement of stranded Bangladeshis patients to be considered: Bangladesh Assistant High Commission [Video]

Movement of stranded Bangladeshis patients to be considered: Bangladesh Assistant High Commission

Bangladesh closed borders with India for 14 days amid surge in COVID-19 cases. "Bangladesh borders have been sealed for two weeks. Although movement of passengers has been restricted, we're considering..

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Centenarian Dabir-ul Choudhry walks for charity [Video]

Centenarian Dabir-ul Choudhry walks for charity

Inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore, another Centenarian has been walking in his garden to raise money for the NHS. Dabir-ul Islam Choudhury challenged himself to walk 100 laps during Ramadan "for the..

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Bangladesh: Climate change creates a new migration crisis. [Video]

Bangladesh: Climate change creates a new migration crisis.

Among the hardest-hit places is Bhola Island - the largest in the country. Often called the ground zero of global warming, it's also home to some of the world's first climate refugees. Al Jazeera’s..

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published
WB polls: Last villages at Indo-Bangladesh border demand pending ST cards, water supply [Video]

WB polls: Last villages at Indo-Bangladesh border demand pending ST cards, water supply

The last village at the India - Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Nadia district along with its two neighbouring villages is demanding the long-pending Schedule Tribe card this election season. The..

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MHA invites applications for Indian citizenship from non-Muslim refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh

The ministry of home affairs on Friday invited applications for Indian citizenship from non-Muslim refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh living in 13 districts. The Union home ministry issued..
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Bengaluru: 5 Bangladeshi nationals arrested for brutal gangrape

Five people including a woman were arrested in Bengaluru on Thursday (May 27) for allegedly raping a woman and torturing her.
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Very severe cyclone may hit east coast on May 26: IMD

“A ‘low pressure area’ has formed over east central Bay of Bengal on May 22 morning. It is very likely to concentrate into a ‘depression’ over east-central Bay of Bengal by May 23 morning…..
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'We are waiting to die': Hope wanes for world's poor after India halts Covid vaccine exports

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Bangladesh PM writes to new CM of Assam, focuses on shared economic development

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Bengal needs peace for development, says PM Modi in virtual address

​​Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government of partonising illegal immigration from Bangladesh and extortion syndicates. While addressing a..
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West Bengal Election 2021: Voting for Phase 6 today, 306 candidates in fray

Members of the Matua community and those who reside in Nadia district on the India-Bangladesh border would play a key role in the sixth phase of polls
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Rich brats speeding in high-end cars can’t seek relief: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea by Kolkata’s biryani baron Akhtar Parwez seeking bail for his son Raghib, who is accused of causing death of two Bangladeshi nationals while driving his..
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Army Chief Gen Naravane leaves for Bangladesh on 5-day visit

Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Thursday left for Bangladesh on a five-day visit to further expand cooperation and coordination between the two countries on a host of strategic issues.
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PM Modi visits mausoleum of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, pays floral tributes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the mausoleum of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Bangladesh's southwestern Gopalganj district and paid floral tributes to him.
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PM Modi invites 50 Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to visit India, announces scholarships

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