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Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake virus results

DHAKA: A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested while trying to flee to India. The arrest marked the end of a nine-day manhunt for Mohammad

At least 30 dead in Bangladesh ferry accident

DHAKA: At least 30 people died and a dozen are missing after a ferry capsized and sank on Monday in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka following a collision with another vessel Rescue officials said the Morning Bird vessel was hit from

Flight brings lifesaving drug for COVID-19 patients from Dhaka

ISLAMABAD: An emergency flight has arrived carrying a life-saving drug for critically-ill COVID-19 patients from Dhaka as a humanitarian gesture. The medicine was provided by pharmaceutical giant Beximco which is producing the anti-viral Remdesivir used in the treatment of coronavirus

Bangladesh court sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

DHAKA: Seven extremists have been sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court over a 2016 attack that killed 22 people including 18 foreigners at a Dhaka cafe. A special anti-terrorism tribunal delivered the verdict in a crowded courtroom in the