At least ten people are killed by a fire at a fan factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh lifts most of its lockdown measures, allowing banks, shops and shopping malls to reopen and for buses and trains to operate at half capacity despite an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths from the Lineage B.1.617 Delta variant.
Bangladesh reports a record 6,469 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, prompting the government to impose a series of new measures, including banning all travellers from the European Union and 12 other countries for two weeks beginning April 3.
A train derails in the Bangladesh district of Gaibandha as a result of sabotage resulting in at least 3 deaths. Over 60 people have been killed since an opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party announced a campaign against next months election.
2013 Bangladesh protests: In Bangladesh, mass protests continue, with over 100,000 peacefully congregating and demanding the death penalty for the atrocities committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War.