The militants were killed in a raid on their hideout in Naraynganj, outskirts of Dhaka, Moniru Islam told Reuters. Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, the alleged mastermind of the attack on the cafe, was among those killed, he said.
John Kerry will travel to Dhaka on August 29 to meet with government officials to discuss growing US-Bangladesh cooperation on international issues and to talk about development, security and human rights, it said.
Engineers India's bet on the international sector is paying off, with about Rs 100 crore revenue accruing from there and margins coming back up to 20 percent.
The state-owned factory producing diammonium phosphate fertilizer is on the bank of the Karnaphuli river, across the water from Chittagong, but wind has pushed the gas towards the city.
Bangladesh has booked about 800,000 tonnes of wheat from the Black Sea region for shipment between mid-July and October, up from around 550,000-600,000 tonnes in the same period last year, two trade sources said.
This is a short-term deal and Bangladesh side agreed to the Indian proposal to grant validity of the MoU till September 30, officials in Dhaka said.
Two people close to the Bangladesh central bank said the goal of the meetings starting on Tuesday would be to discuss what led to the heist, carried out by unidentified hackers, and how such events can be prevented in future.
The total project cost would be met through China's government soft loan and from the government's own funds, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
The company, which gets about 80 percent of its consumer smartphone revenues from India, also has operations in the Middle East and Africa besides Sri Lanka and Nepal.
Lightning also killed 15 people in Bangladesh in the past two days, disaster management officials in Dhaka said on Sunday, adding to a death toll of 17 in flooding on Saturday. About 300 people have died from lightning in Bangladesh so far this year.
Persistent heavy rains this week have caused widespread disruption across South Asia, with at least 68 people killed in Nepal by flash floods and landslides.
Bombs exploded near an Eid prayer gathering in Sholakia in Kishoreganj district where at least 200,000 people had gathered, police said.
"Already there are certain complaints from the Maulanas of Bangladesh that his (Nayek) teachings are not in line with the Quranic teachings and Hadith," information minister Hasanul Haq Inu said.
Indian security agencies are working closely with Bangladesh in its investigation into that country's worst terror attack in which 22 people were killed last weekend
Bangladesh wants to use the low-interest loans to build at least six rail projects connecting its capital Dhaka with key domestic industrial areas and the Indian border.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina vowed to do everything to "uproot the militants and violent extremists" from Bangladesh on July 2 after elite forces stormed a cafe and killed ISIS militants who had taken dozens hostage
The company is aiming for 20 percent plus revenue growth in FY17, says Sabu Jacob, Chairman & MD of Kitex Garments.
Gottfried Leibbrandt told Reuters he would be forced to scale back some of SWIFT‘s operations to help pay for new security initiatives it plans. But he denied the Belgium-based co-operative should have taken these measures sooner.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries
With a wind speed of up to 88 kilometres per hour, the cyclone hit the Barisal-Chittagong region yesterday, impacting the entire country. Most places witnessed rain and thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty and squally wind.
At least 24 people have been killed and over 100 others injured as cyclone Roanu battered Bangladesh's southern coast, triggering landslides, prompting authorities to evacuate about five lakh people.
A 70-year-old Buddhist monk is brutally hacked to death inside a remote monastery in Bangladesh, with police saying the incident bore the hallmark of previous killings of secular activists, bloggers and minorities by Islamists in the Muslim-majority nation.
The company has entered into an agreement to acquire four brands which includes Ferradol, Neko, Sloan‘s and Waterbury‘s Compound from Pfizer for a consideration of Rs 110 crore.
Permission of RBI will also be required for opening a BO/LO/PO in Jammu and Kashmir, North East region and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Amitabh Kant spoke at the launch a World Bank report titled 'Stitches to Riches? Apparel Employment, Trade and Economic Development in South Asia', which estimates that rising wages in China present a huge opportunity to the apparel sector in India, with possibility of creating up to 1.2 million jobs in the country.