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Hasina opens Payra power plant declaring 100% power coverage putting Bangladesh ahead of India & Pakistan

MELBOURNE, 21 March 2022: Bangladesh Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina declared Bangladesh is now 100 percent covered by electricity. She was inaugurating today the Payra power plant, reports The Daily Star. The Export-Import Bank of China lent $1.96 billion for the...
Bangladesh must end crackdown on expression online: Amnesty International
July 30, 2021

Bangladesh must end crackdown on expression online: Amnesty International

Photo-Amnesty International By Amnesty International/SAT News Desk 25 July 2021: Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on people’s right to...
Bangladesh at 50: From ‘basket case’ to rising economic star
April 2, 2021

Bangladesh at 50: From ‘basket case’ to rising economic star

By Zobaer Ahmed At the time of independence in 1971, Bangladesh’s economy was in tatters, a result of the bloody...
Bangladesh police arrest children for Facebook posts
March 26, 2021

Bangladesh police arrest children for Facebook posts

By Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia Director, Human Rights Watch Displaying absolute intolerance for peaceful criticism, Bangladesh authorities have arrested hundreds...
India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
March 5, 2021

India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Photos- PBNS By SAT News Desk India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka....
Rohingya: Why Bangladesh is in a diplomatic fix over Saudi repatriation
January 16, 2021

Rohingya: Why Bangladesh is in a diplomatic fix over Saudi repatriation

Riyadh has urged Bangladesh to take back some 54,000 Rohingya that are currently in Saudi Arabia. But agreeing to this...
Jute mill workers protest in Bangladesh demanding arrears
July 29, 2020

Jute mill workers protest in Bangladesh demanding arrears

Hundreds of workers employed at the Asha jute mill in Debidwar, Bangladesh, congregated at the Dhaka-Chattogram highway to demand the...
Bangladeshi migrants in Italy stigmatized over coronavirus certificate scam
July 22, 2020

Bangladeshi migrants in Italy stigmatized over coronavirus certificate scam

In the aftermath of a negative coronavirus testing scam in Dhaka, Bangladeshis living in Rome have reported a change in...
Bangladeshi tech-entrepreneur Sadiq hounded by death threats over pro-LGBT post
July 14, 2020

Bangladeshi tech-entrepreneur Sadiq hounded by death threats over pro-LGBT post

Ayman Sadiq, the founder of a popular online education platform has received a slew of death threats over a pro-gay...
US$732 million IMF assistance to Bangladesh to address COVID-19 pandemic
May 30, 2020

US$732 million IMF assistance to Bangladesh to address COVID-19 pandemic

IMF Executive Board. Photo: IMF By SAT News Desk/IMF Washington, DC, May 29, 2020: The Executive Board of the International...
Garment factories reopen in Bangladesh despite COVID-19 concerns
May 1, 2020

Garment factories reopen in Bangladesh despite COVID-19 concerns

Photo: people dispatch Resumption of work may provide some relief to workers but there are concerns about the spread of...

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Bangladeshi tech-entrepreneur Sadiq hounded by death threats over pro-LGBT post

Bangladeshi tech-entrepreneur Sadiq hounded by death threats over pro-LGBT post

Bangladesh must end crackdown on expression online: Amnesty International

Bangladesh must end crackdown on expression online: Amnesty International

Rohingya: Why Bangladesh is in a diplomatic fix over Saudi repatriation

Rohingya: Why Bangladesh is in a diplomatic fix over Saudi repatriation

Hasina opens Payra power plant declaring 100% power coverage putting Bangladesh ahead of India & Pakistan

Hasina opens Payra power plant declaring 100% power coverage putting Bangladesh ahead of India & Pakistan

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