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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India said on Friday thousands of illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority Bangladesh had produced false documents to become citizens in the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Solicitor general Tushar Mehta told the Supreme Court that "Illegal migrants have no place in the country. India cannot be the refugee capital of the world." The..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

An inaugural ceremony held at Narayanganj city near here on Thursday, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das, Ambassador of Bhutan to Bangladesh..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

The Indian Coast Guard in a coordinated operation with the Bangladesh Coast Guard brought back as many as 516 Indian fishermen along with 32 Indian Fishing Boats..
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the bill was initially introduced in Lok Sabha three years ago as Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, and was..
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

Two Rohingyas have been arrested from near the India-Bangladesh international border in Tripura, police said Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

The citizenship would be granted by registration or naturalisation to legal migrants belonging to six minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and..
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Bangladesh's border force has said that cross-border smuggling cannot be stopped completely at the India-Bangladesh frontier and sought greater cooperation from..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness at the loss of life, displacement of people and destruction of property due to the heavy monsoon rains in India,..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

Monsoon rains have inundated the region, sweeping away homes and threatening camps home to thousands of Rohingya refugees
Credit: CBS News - Published 6 days ago

10 people have died and 5,000 shanty homes have been destroyed since April by monsoon rains in overcrowded Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The former military ruler of Bangladesh, Hussain Muhammad Ershad, died on Sunday aged 90, following age-related health complications, an aide said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The first ship carrying nearly 70 truckload of crushed stones from Bhutan started its journey from Dhubri riverport in Assam to Narayanganj in Bangladesh on..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

The ship was digitally flagged off by Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya and will use the Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

A diet of bananas and peanuts boosted key gut microbes in Bangladeshi children, a study found.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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