Shahidul Islam Chowdhury

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    Maldives to send back 20,000 workers, mostly Bangladeshis

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:48am on July 15, 2020

    The Maldivian government would send back at least 20,000 undocumented foreign workers to their countries, most of whom are Bangladeshis, a Maldivian diplomat said on...

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    Hanoi seeks Dhaka’s support to catch traffickers

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:53am on July 13, 2020

    The Vietnamese government has sought cooperation of the Bangladesh government in arresting a gang of traffickers, including at least six Bangladeshis. The Government of Vietnam...

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    IUCN declares yellow-breasted bunting critically endangered

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury  | Updated at 11:33pm on July 11, 2020

    The IUCN declared Yellow-breasted Bunting, a bird species available in Bangladesh among other regions of the world, critically endangered which is just one step away...

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    Border killing on rise again

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 11:31pm on July 10, 2020

    The Indian Border Security Force has increased killing of Bangladeshi citizens over the last six months as the force was going without impunity and lack...

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    165 Bangladeshis denied entry to Italy, sent back

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:15am on July 09, 2020

    Italy sent back to Dhaka 165 of the 180 Bangladeshis who reached Rome and Milan airports on Qatar Airways flights Wednesday morning with apprehension that...

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    New law likely to cut Bangladeshi jobs in Kuwait

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:45am on July 07, 2020

    Thousands of workers from Bangladesh and India are likely to lose their jobs in Kuwait as the country would enact a comprehensive law seeking a...

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    Bangladesh not among 54 countries eligible to use Schengen visa

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury  | Updated at 03:32pm on June 28, 2020

    Bangladesh citizens are highly unlikely to be allowed to enter the European Union area from outside as the regional group is set to reopen external...

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    Rights groups ask Myanmar to Grant Rohingyas citizenship

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:56am on June 27, 2020

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has failed to hold its member states accountable for violations of human rights and erosion of fundamental freedoms across...

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    Dhaka yet to do a lot to check human trafficking: US report

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:27am on June 27, 2020

    The US authorities on Friday said that the Bangladesh government did not take adequate steps to address the official complicity in human trafficking and internal...

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    Remittances to fall by 20pc globaly: study

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:06am on June 24, 2020

    Remittances are projected to plummet by a record 20 per cent in 2020 globally as the world’s largest remittance-sending countries have experienced stringent lockdowns amid...