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    Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a sovereign country in South Asia. It shares land borders with India and Myanmar. The country's maritime territory in the Bay of Bengal is roughly equal to the size of its land area.

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    34 Rohingya camps in B'desh put on lockdown
    Politics

    34 Rohingya camps in B'desh put on lockdown

    Bangladesh authorities have put 34 Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar as well as the entire district on lockdown amid a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the country, it was reported.

    B'desh announces $8bn stimulus package
    Politics

    B'desh announces $8bn stimulus package

    Bangladesh on Sunday announced a stimulus package of 727 billion taka ($8 billion) to help cushion the economic blow from the COVID-19 pandemic.

    B'desh records biggest jump in COVID-19 cases
    International

    B'desh records biggest jump in COVID-19 cases

    The total number of confirmed cases in Bangladesh reached 70 on Saturday with the emergence of nine new cases, the biggest jump in a a 24-hour period, according to a health official.

    B'desh plans to release 3,000 prisoners
    Politics

    B'desh plans to release 3,000 prisoners

    Bangladesh plans to release 3,000 prisoners, who are facing trials in different cases, amid fears of a coronavirus outbreak in the country's crowded jails, it was reported.

    Bangladesh might extend shutdown of offices
    Politics

    Bangladesh might extend shutdown of offices

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday signalled that the shutdown of offices and workplaces due to the coronavirus pandemic may be extended to April 9.

    B'desh extends ban on all passenger flights until April 7
    Politics

    B'desh extends ban on all passenger flights until April 7

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has extended ban on all domestic flights and almost all international flights to April 7 amid a shutdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

    Luckily, I have treadmill: Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal on COVID-19 lockdown
    Cricket

    Luckily, I have treadmill: Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal on COVID-19 lockdown

    As the whole world has been sent into a lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bangladesh's newly-appointed ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal said that he is lucky to have a treadmill at his place and as a result, he can look after his fitness during these difficult times.

    Khaleda Zia freed, quarantines at home
    Politics

    Khaleda Zia freed, quarantines at home

    The Bangladesh government has conditionally released former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and suspended her sentence for six months, as the country goes all out in its efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported on Thursday.

    B'desh announces stimulus package to counter COVID-19 impact
    Politics

    B'desh announces stimulus package to counter COVID-19 impact

    Bangladesh has announced a stimulus package of 50 billion taka ($5.9 million) to help export-oriented industries to counter the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic ar home and abroad.

    Bangladesh players come out to help amid COVID-19 crisis
    Cricket

    Bangladesh players come out to help amid COVID-19 crisis

    Bangladesh cricketers have decided to donate half of their monthly salaries to the government fund as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic.

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