Bangladesh diaspora to hold meet on 1971 Genocide

The 1971 Genocide by the Pakistan Army is well documented and reported in the international media and also in the diplomatic correspondences during that period…reports Asian Lite News Europe-based Bangladesh diaspora oraganisation, European Bangladesh Forum (EBF) in collaboration with Switzerland Human Rights


India Helps Bangladesh to Breathe

India’s 4th oxygen express carrying 200 MT medical oxygen reaches Bangladesh… reports Asian Lite News India on Sunday delivered its fourth oxygen express to Bangladesh, carrying 200 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen. The oxygen train set out from Tatanagar at 7


Dhaka summons UK envoy over report on Zia

A Bangladesh foreign ministry official said that UK report mentioning Zia was “under house arrest was contrary to the fact that she has been conditionally freed from jail.”…reports Asian Lite News. Dhaka on Sunday summoned the Acting High Commissioner of UK to


Second Chinese vaccine approved in Bangladesh

The DGDA gave the green light after the leading local pharmaceuticals company Incepta Vaccine Ltd applied for its approval for emergency use in the country…reports Asian Lite News Bangladesh’s drug regulator has authorised the emergency use of another Chinese Covid-19 vaccine in


B’desh bans arrivals from Nepal

Bangladesh on Saturday detected its first cases of a highly infectious coronavirus variant first identified in India…Reports Asian Lite News The Bangladesh government has banned the entry of travellers from Nepal as its neighbouring countries, including India, were reeling from a deadly


Anti-lockdown protest turns violent in B’desh

The protest turned violent within hours as several thousand stick-wielding demonstrators took to the streets vandalising a number of public offices and setting them on fire, he said…reports Asian Lite News. At least one person was killed and several others were wounded