The fire, which destroyed 2,000 shelters and displaced 12,000 people, has sparked renewed concerns about the safety of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camps.
Unprecedented levels of rainfall have devastated northeastern India and neighbouring Bangladesh.
The questionable workmanship on Bangladesh’s Padma Bridge, a project plagued by allegations of corruption, was highlighted soon after its grand opening.
A woman lawyer accused a male colleague of sexual harassment. He used it to sue her for defamation, and now she risks landing five years in jail.
The actions on November 26 will highlight the scale of Amazon’s role in the global economy.
A family fell on such hard times after a cyclone that when a man offered their daughter, 17, a job, they agreed. They later learned she was forced into the sex trade.
This is not the first time Bangladesh has seen anti-Hindu violence triggered by social media posts.
Hair cutting as a disciplinary measure is relatively common in schools across South Asia, but pushback is rare.
When one of the world’s longest COVID-19 shutdowns was lifted, it exposed the country’s deep-rooted problems.
A Bangladeshi mother decided to take matters into her own hands when her 16-year-old daughter went missing.
The lawmaker previously compared women to tamarinds that need to be covered for protection.
In a factory fire that killed 51, activists say at least 16 children died while making snacks meant for children their own age.