DHAKA A Bangladeshi passenger on a Dubai-bound flight who threatened to blow up the plane and tried to force his way into the cockpit was carrying a toy gun and no explosives, police said on Monday.
DHAKA Bangladeshi commandoes shot a passenger on Sunday who had tried to enter the cockpit of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight after waving a gun and threatening to blow up the plane, airline and aviation authority officials said.
DHAKA Lighter fuel, deodorant cans and drums full of chemicals stored in a residential building in the Bangladeshi capital fueled a blaze this week that killed at least 70 people and injured more than 50, a senior fire official said on Friday.
* Fire started in five-storey building in old Dhaka
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DHAKA At least three garment manufacturers in Bangladesh that supply European brands such as H&M and Next have laid off thousands of workers weeks after they had joined wage protests, union leaders said on Tuesday.
DHAKA, Feb 5 At least three garment
manufacturers in Bangladesh that supply European brands such as
H&M and Next have laid off thousands of workers
weeks after they had joined wage protests, union leaders said on
DHAKA Bangladesh will file a lawsuit in a U.S. court on Wednesday against Philippine bank Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) over its role in one of the world's biggest cyber-heists, the Bangladesh central bank governor said.
DHAKA Bangladesh has denied entry to 31 Rohingya Muslims trying to enter from India and they are stuck in no-man's land on the border, Bangladesh authorities said on Monday, as India cracks down on members of the community.
DHAKA Anti-corruption group Transparency International said on Tuesday it found "irregularities" in 47 of 50 constituencies it surveyed during last month's general election in Bangladesh, which was marred by allegations of vote rigging.