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  • Conditions are worsening in the border town of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh where the influx has added to pressures on Rohingya camps already overwhelmed with 400,000 people from earlier waves of refugees. Poor and low-income countries such as Bangladesh,…

  • According to authorities, floods caused by heavy rainfall lashing Bangladesh during the past week have left at least 98 people dead and affected 4.5 million. Affected people are waiting to get more relief as they are in shortage of food and drinking water…

  • June 25, 2017- Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Hindu devotees attend in the annual festival of Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 25, 2017. The Ratha Yatra involves a public procession with a chariot with deities Jagannath (Vishnu…

  • Dock Yard at Keraniganj, Dhaka is one of the major dock yards of Bangladesh. This Dock Yard is mostly utilized for fixing and repairing old ships. This Dock Yard is situated at the bank of River Buriganga. Laborers aged from 8 to 80 years works at this Dock…

  • The World Environment Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere around the world on Monday with a view to creating awareness among people for protecting natural resources, including the wildlife and forest. The theme for this year's World Environment…

  • People gather to buy foods for breaking their fast during the Muslims holy fasting month of Ramadan at a traditional food market in Dhaka, Bangladesh on May 28, 2017. Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan by praying during the nighttime…

  • A puffed rice is a type of puffed grain made from rice, commonly used in snack foods, and served as a popular street food in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Puffed rice usually made by heating rice kernels under high pressure in the presence of steam, though…

  • Buddhists across the Bangladesh are celebrating Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the community, on 10 May 2017 in the Dhaka, Bangladesh. Buddha Purnima, the biggest Buddhist festival marks the birth of Gautam Buddha, his attainment of Nirvana…

  • According to health ministry as of last year, 123 people died of AIDS,365 others got infected and 1207 found HIV positive. The first HIV positive patient in the country was identified in 1989. Drug abuse directly influences the economic and social aspects…

  • Bangladesh-Bangladeshi garments workers and other organization brings out rally to mark Internationals workers day in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The day is observed every year since 1886 commemorating the launch of a massive movement of works at the Haymarket in…

  • People of all walks of life including students and cultural activists attend the Mangal Shobhajatra rally held to celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the first month of the Bangla calendar year 1424, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 14 April 2017. The day is…

  • As the month of Chaitra, the last in the Bangla year, draws to an end, the Hindu community comes together in a festival dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Parvati in Bangladesh. It is all part of a very long tradition going back hundreds of years.…

  • Pahela Baishakh Bengali New Year also called Pohela Boishakh, is the traditional new year day of the Bebgali people . It is celebrated on 14 April as a national holiday in Bangladesh, and on 14 or 15 April in the India states of West Bengal, Tripura and…

  • In 1971 when the Pakistani occupation forces kicked off one of the worst genocides in history that led to a nine-month war for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. This year Bangladesh nation to celebrate 46 Independence Day on 26 March 2017 Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • The black night of March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani occupation forces kicked off one of the worst genocides in history that led to a nine-month war for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. In this year 2017 the cabinet approval of the parliament's…

  • The Buriganga rive is so badly polluted that its water is unsuitable for use even after treatment. The sticky, pitch-black water shows its high pollution level form industrial waste. World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention…

  • A portrait of Bangladeshi student with colored power in their face during the Holi Festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 13 March 2017. Students of the Fine Arts Institute of Dhaka University play with colored powder as they celebrate Holi in the Dhaka city.

  • People celebrate ahead of the Holi festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh 12 March 2017. Holi, which literally means 'burning', is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Pohela Falgun and heralds the onset of spring season.

  • A group of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh members protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 10, 2017. They demanded the removal of a statue of a Greek goddess from the Supreme Court building in the city.

  • Bangladesh observed International Woman’s Day this year theme, “be bold for Change”. During the woman’s and girl’s holds flower and promises girls not bride before 18 during the International Women’s Day observe on 08 March 2017 in the Dhaka city, Bangladesh.…

  • Dhaka University graduates celebrates during the 50th Convocation of the oldest university in Bangladesh on 04 March 2017. Bangladeshi President Md. Abdul Hamid address to the graduates of Dhaka University. Dhaka University organized the 50th convocation…

  • Hundreds of drivers have brought transport services across Bangladesh to a halt for a second consecutive day over the jailing of a colleague, staging a mass strike at the country's largest bus station.

  • Protester shout slogan and try to stop police vehicle during a half-day long strike against the gas tariff increase in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 28 February 2017. Activists from the Progressive Students’ Alliance, the student wing of the Communist Party of Bangladesh…

  • Three of families member and one were burnt to death as a fire gutted 10 houses in Old Dhaka's Islambagh area on 25 Feb, 2017. According to the local media report, a fire broke out in a three-story building at Islam Bagh in Old Dhaka on Saturday night.…

  • Bangladesh is paying homage to the Bengali heroes who gave their lives in demanding Bangla as a state language of the Pakistan in 1952. This day in 1952, police shot dead several persons protesting against the then Pakistan government’s decision to impose…

  • February 13, 2017 Dhaka, Bangladesh - Bangladeshi people celebrations the spring festival (Bashanta Utshab ) at the Dhaka University Art College compound in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 13 February 2017. The Bashanta Utshab is a local traditional festival, which…

  • Abul Bajandar, 25 years old is the fourth man in the world with the tree man illness, a rare skin disorder caused by a virus named human papillomaviruses awaits treatment at the Dhaka Medical College, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bajandar has been under treatment…

  • February 6, 2017 Dhaka, Bangladesh- Shahana Khatun, a ten-year-old girl, sits during a medical check-up at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh 06 February 2017. Shahana was admitted to the hospital with bark-like warts and rashes on her…

  • January 26, 2017 - Dhaka, Bangladesh - Clashes erupted in Bangladesh's capital Thursday as police fired tear gas, rubber bullets at hundreds of campaigners protesting against a massive coal-fired power plant they say will destroy the world's largest…

  • February 01, 2017 Dhaka, Bangladesh -Bangladeshi Hindu community celebrating Saraswati Puja at Jagannath Hall, Dhaka University on 01 Febraury 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The worships ritual of Goddess Saraswati. Saraswati Puja a major religious festival, glorifying…

  • Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of early marriage in the world.Almost two-thirds of the women between 20 and 24 were married before the age 18, according to a national survey by Plan Bangladesh and ICDDR,B in 2013.The negative impact of child marriage…

  • Paush Shankranti’ is the last day of Bengali month Paush. This traditional festival is locally known as ‘Shakhrine’. People of the old Dhaka celebrate Shakhrine with colorful kite flying during the day and fire eating or blowing performances after dark.

  • Hundreds of thousands gathered at the banks of Turag River in Gazipur's Tongi on Sunday to join the final prayers of the Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj. Devotees from home and abroad were seen streaming towards the gathering…


 

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