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A girl wearing a traditional wedding dress marches in Dhaka during Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations. Bangladesh has the highest rate of child marriages in South Asia, according to a UNICEF report released Thursday (September 11th). [Jewel Samad/AFP]
Neighbours agree to re-start dormant hydropower projects.
2014-09-13 Srinagar buildings are submerged and people are trapped without food and water, flood victims say.
2014-09-12 The government will spend Rs. 3,216 crore ($533m) to install hundreds of communications towers in remote corners of states where insurgents operate.
2014-09-11 The announced South Asian branch of the terrorist group is certain to fail, Muslims in Bangladesh and Burma say.
2014-09-10 The long-awaited return of Anup Chetia from Bangladesh could help break an impasse in peace talks in Assam, negotiators say.
2014-09-09 The recent capture of three suspected militants from underground group
Bangladesh highlights that Bangladesh is still not free from extremism.
2014-09-06 Textbooks containing inaccurate, pro-Hindu ideas now part of the curriculum in Narendra Modi's home state.
A call by al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri for Muslims in India, Bangladesh and Burma to rise up is falling flat.
Despite the cost, parents want to see their children escape poverty by staying in school.