Browsing Tag

Bangladesh

Death toll in Bangladesh floods crosses 100

With seven more people dying in the last 24 hours, the death toll in Bangladesh’s floods has risen to 102, authorities said on Sunday. According to a daily flood report by the health directorate, the casualties were reported in 11 of 28…

Flooding in India and Bangladesh kills at least 116

Heavy monsoon rains in India and Bangladesh have flooded an airport and knocked down cellphone towers, bridges and power lines, cutting off communications for millions of people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of thousands. At…

Meradia market in Dhaka, a popular market for 200 years

Meradia Market in Dhaka has a history that stretches back to at least 200 years, when it was launched under a huge banyan tree, before growing and becoming increasingly popular and full with customers day after day. Although the tree around…