Bangladesh

Country in South Asia

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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 (56,980ย sqย 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 8,046ย km (5,000ย 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.

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When Myanmar officials toured refugee camps in Bangladesh last month, inviting Rohingya Muslims who fled the country to return, they brought with them pamphlets..
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This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A fresh push to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar appeared to fall flat on Thursday, with no one turning up to hop on five buses and 10 trucks laid on by..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 3 days ago

India's ties with Bangladesh are better than ever, this is a tribute to the legacy and belief of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Syed Akbaruddin said.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 3 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

Bangladesh said on Tuesday that revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir is India's internal matter and maintaining regional peace and stability should..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 4 days ago

Pakistan not getting much support from subcontinental nations.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

It further said that Bangladesh has always advocated, as a matter of principle, that maintaining regional peace and stability, as well as the development should..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

On his first visit to Dhaka after taking over as external affairs minister, Jaishankar met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this morning as the two sides..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

During his meeting with Sheikh Hasina, Jaishankar extended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite for India visit in October.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

India is looking forward to host Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in October, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said here on Tuesday as he called on..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

The United Nations' refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to determine if any..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Two persons travelling inside Mercedes car, which was hit by the speeding Jaguar, also sustained injuries
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The incident happened at the crossing of SP Sarani and Loudon Street in the Shakespeare Sarani police station area at around 1:50 AM at night.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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