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Bangladesh to open Sundarbans to tourists early November

The Bangladesh Forest Department is set to soon reopen the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and a Unesco World Heritage Site, to tourists after seven months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Reneka from Bangladesh becomes top Telenor executive for a day

Reneka Ahmed Antu was chosen from Bangladesh to fill a top executive position in Telenor Group, the parent of Grameenphone, for a day as part of a campaign marking the International Day of the Girl

Bangladesh’s COVID-19 cases top 400,000

The government has confirmed 15 new deaths from the COVID-19 illness in the 24 hours to 8 am Monday, raising the toll to 5,818, according to the latest data

The majority of Bangladeshi have returned to Saudi Arabia

Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Saudi Arabian Airlines have ferried over 31,316 stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers to their workplaces in Saudi Arabia in 31 days since September 23

Preventing Covid second wave: No mask no service in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh government has asked public and private organisations not to provide services to people without a face covering as it aims to curb a possible second wave of COVID-19

Bangladesh cabinet approves draft Women and Children Repression Prevention Act

The Bangladesh cabinet on Sunday approved the draft of the Women and Children Repression Prevention (Amendment) Act 2020, incorporating the ordinance promulgated by the President a few days ago to add the death penalty for rape

Bangladeshi hackers claim responsibility for attacking French commercial websites

A Bangladeshi hacker group, Cyber 71, claimed responsibility for carrying out a series of cyber attacks on several French commercial websites on Sunday

Bangladesh seeks $500 million more from World Bank for COVID-19 vaccine

Bangladesh has sought an additional loan assistance of $500 million from the World Bank to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccine immediately after the shots are available

Stuck Bangladeshis will get new entry permits to Qatar

Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman, foreign affairs minister of Qatar, has assured the Bangladesh envoy of issuing exceptional entry permits to stranded expatriate Bangladeshis in short time

'Sea tourism can help Bangladesh beat COVID-19 blues'

For a country that has the world's largest mangrove forest, the port of Chittagong, sandy beach Cox’s Bazar, the beautiful Teknaf peninsula and eye-catching Saint Martin Island, sea tourism can help beat the COVID-19 blues by generating billions of dollars

Stranded Bangladeshi workers to get new entry permits: Qatari foreign minister

Foreign Affairs Minister of Qatar Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman assured of issuing exceptional entry permits for stranded expatriate Bangladeshis in short time

World Bank, Brac join hands to improve road safety in Bangladesh

The World Bank and Brac signed a Memorandum of Understanding or MoU to work for the improvement of road safety in Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Government to relaunch Dhaka's circular waterways

Bangladesh's waterway transport services on the rivers surrounding Dhaka are getting another shot at a revival after several failed bids

Heavy rains batters life in Bangladesh

The deep depression formed in the Bay of Bengal made landfall around noon yesterday, causing moderate to heavy rain across Bangladesh

Bangladesh court permits jailed rape convict, victim to marry

The Bangladesh High Court has allowed the marriage of a man sentenced to life for rape and the victim, a media report said on Friday

Cyclone alert in Bangladesh: 800 cyclone centres, 6,000 volunteers ready in Patuakhali

The Patuakhali administration has prepared 800 shelters in the area for combating a possible cyclone in Bangladesh triggered by a depression in Bay the Bengal