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    Jaishankar meets Hasina, hands over letter from Modi
    Dhaka, March 2 : Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Monday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and handed over a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his willingness to visit Bangladesh and inviting her to visit India.

    Bangladesh court warns government on blockades
    Dhaka, March 2 : The Bangladesh High Court on Monday asked the government why its "lack of action" in imposing "reasonable restrictions" on blockades and shutdowns should not be declared "illegal".

    India, Bangladesh discuss SAARC, bilateral issues in Dhaka
    Dhaka, Mar. 2 : Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Monday he was delighted with the discussions between India and Bangladesh on SAARC and other bilateral issues.

    Bangladesh sees major change in Indian foreign policy
    Dhaka, March 2 : Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque said on Monday after the first bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar that his country sees "a major change" in foreign policy with New Delhi now focussed on resolving bilateral problems with its neighbours ...

    Prime suspect arrested in Bangladeshi blogger's murder
    Dhaka, March 2 : The prime accused in the murder in Dhaka last week of writer-blogger Avijit Roy has been arrested by the elite anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Bangladesh, media reported on Monday.

    Jaishankar in Dhaka on SAARC Yatra, holds talks
    Dhaka, March 2 : Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, in Dhaka on the second leg of his four-nation SAARC yatra, met Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and other officials on Monday to discuss bilateral ties as well as furthering connectivity projects under a sub-regional ...

    Four burnt in Dhaka bus attack
    Dhaka, March 2 : At least four people were burnt after firebombs were thrown on a bus in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a media report said on Monday.

    Search warrant against Khaleda Zia's office
    Dhaka, March 2 : A Bangladesh court has issued a search warrant against former prime minister Khaleda Zia's Dhaka office after reports that she could be hiding fugitives and explosives there, media reported on Monday.

    Protest in Kolkata over Bangladeshi-American writer's killing
    Kolkata, March 1 : Intellectuals, activists, artists and writers staged a protest here on Sunday to denounce the killing of a Bangladeshi-American blog writer in Dhaka last week.

    Bangladesh to seek FBI's help in Avijit Roy murder probe
    Dhaka, March 1 : Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali Sunday said it has decided to take help of the US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the probe into writer-blogger Avijit Roy's murder following Washington's offer.

    Warrant issued to search Khaleda's office
    Dhaka, March 1 : A Dhaka court on Sunday issued a warrant to search the office of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia after police said there could be explosives and fugitives harboured there.

    Protests demanding arrest of Avijit Roy's killers
    Dhaka, March 1 : Floral tributes were paid on Sunday to slain US-based Bangladeshi writer-blogger Avijit Roy at Dhaka University grounds even as people staged demonstrations demanding the killers' arrest and a speedy trial.

    Tripura protest condemns killing of Bangladeshi-American writer
    Agartala, March 1 : Intellectuals, singers, writers and political activists staged a protest here on Sunday to denounce the killing of a Bangladeshi-American blog-writer in Dhaka last week.

    People pay last respects to slain writer in Dhaka
    Dhaka, March 1 : People on Sunday paid their last respects to US-based Bangladeshi writer-blogger Avijit Roy who was assassinated earlier in the week in Dhaka.

    Violence in Bangladesh ahead of opposition's 72-hour strike
    Dhaka, March 1 : Stray incidents of violence were reported in parts of Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on Saturday, ahead of former prime minister Khaleda Zia-led opposition alliance's call for another round of strike from Sunday morning.

    US denounces killing of Bangladeshi-American writer
    Washington, Feb 28 : The US Friday slammed the killing of a Bangladeshi-American writer, offering help in the investigation.

    Bangladesh: Protesters ask authorities to arrest writer's killers in ...
    Dhaka, Feb 27 : Protesters, who arranged a rally at TSC of the Dhaka University in Bangladesh to protest against the murder of Avijit Roy, on Friday gave 24-hour ultimatum to authorities to arrest the killers of the writer, media reports said.

    Bangladesh opposition calls another 72-hour strike
    Dhaka, Feb 27 : Demanding fresh elections under a non-party caretaker government system, Bangladesh's main opposition alliance Friday called another round of nationwide strike from Sunday morning.

    Bangladesh blogger murdered by professional killers: Doctor
    Dhaka, Feb 27 : Those who killed US-based blogger Avijit Roy in Dhaka were professionals and dealt three blows with sharp weapons "very expertly and brutally" on the right side of the head of the victim who died from profuse bleeding, said the doctor who did the postmortem on the body Friday.

    Pakistan International Airlines suspends services to Dhaka
    Islamabad, Feb 27 : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Friday decided to cancel all flights to Bangladesh till March 10 in response to the raid on the house of its country manager in Dhaka.

    'India-Bangladesh rail project to suffer due to lack of funds'
    Agartala, Feb 27 : Criticising the railway budget, Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey said Friday that the India-Bangladesh railway project will suffer due to lack of funds.

    Bangladeshi writer attacked, dies in hospital
    Dhaka, Feb 26 : Bangladeshi writer Avijit Roy was attacked and killed by unidentified assailants Thursday and while his blogger wife was injured, media reports said.

    Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh
    Melbourne, Feb 26 : Sri Lanka registered a massive 92 runs win against Bangladesh in a World Cup group stage match here on Thursday.

    WC : Sri Lanka hammer hapless Bangladesh by 92 runs
    Melbourne, Feb 26 : Powered by centuries from veterans Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka hammered a hapless Bangladesh by 92 runs in a World Cup Pool A contest at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Thursday.

    World Cup : Sri Lanka hammer hapless Bangladesh with 332/1
    Melbourne, Feb 26 : Powered by centuries from veterans Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka hammered a hapless Bangladesh by 92 runs in a World Cup Pool A contest at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Thursday.

    Mamata's Bangladesh visit had 'hidden agenda', claims CPI-M leader ...
    Agartala, Feb. 26 : The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has demanded a proper investigation of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee's recent visit to Bangladesh, suggesting that there was a hidden agenda behind it.

    Remarkable progress by Bangladesh in reducing poverty: World Bank
    Dhaka, Feb 26 : Bangladesh is recognized globally for making remarkable progress in reducing poverty and advancing human development, said Annette Dixon, World Bank vice-president for the South Asia region, Thursday.

    Sri Lanka hammer hapless Bangladesh with 332/1
    Melbourne, Feb 26 : Powered by centuries from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka reached a mammoth total of 332 for the loss of only one wicket in a World Cup Pool A clash against Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Thursday.

    Turmoil cost Bangladesh nearly $15.5 bn: Hasina
    Dhaka, Feb 25 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Wednesday that the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led alliance's agitation and blockade since January has resulted in a loss of over taka 1.2 trillion (nearly $15.5 billion).

    Five men sentenced to death for rape in Bangladesh
    Dhaka, Feb 25 : Five men were sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court Wednesday for gang raping a teenaged girl in 2002, media reported.

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