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Bangladesh SC scraps 16th amendment to Constitution
Dhaka, May 5 : The Bangladesh High Court has scrapped the 16th amendment to Constitution, which empowered the Parliament to impeach the Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

SC rejects Jamaat-e-Islami Motiur Rahman Nizami's review plea
Dhaka, May 5 : The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the final plea to review his death sentence handed to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami Motiur Rahman Nizami.

Bangladesh SC upholds Rahman Nizami's death sentence
Dhaka, May 5 : Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, dismissing his review plea against the gallows for war crimes, paving the way for his execution.

Bangladesh Islamist party chief loses last legal battle
Dhaka, May 5 : Bangladesh's apex court on Thursday threw out a last-ditch appeal by Motiur Rahman Nizami, a war criminal and chief of the country's largest Islamist party, seeking a review of the death penalty awarded to him for war crimes in 1971.

US diplomat discusses extremism issue with Bangladeshi officials
Dhaka, May 4: U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal on Wednesday held discussions with senior Bangladesh Foreign Ministry officials on combating terrorism and extremism.

Reliance Power gets approval for LNG-based plant in Bangladesh
New Delhi, May 4 : Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power has won approval of the Bangladesh Government for the first phase of the 3,000 megawatt LNG-based power plant.

Embargo on vehicle stickers identifying professions in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 4 : Bangladeshi authorities have placed an embargo on the use of stickers on vehicles identifying various professions, like journalism, a media report said on Wednesday.

Grisly warnings on cigarette packs shock Bangladeshis
Dhaka, May 4 : Rickshaw puller Kawsar Islam was a chain smoker. But once the health risks from smoking became clear to him, he drastically cut down the number of cigarettes he smoked. He is now seriously planning to kick his addiction for good.

Reliance Power bags USD 1.3 bn project in Bangladesh
Mumbai, May 4 : Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power has bagged a 750 MW natural gas-based project in Bangladesh, with a potential investment of around USD 1.3 billion, touted as the largest for the South Asian country.

Bangladesh approves China-financed rail project
Dhaka, May 4 : Bangladesh's highest economic policy-making body on Tuesday approved a multi billion-dollar China-financed project to develop a direct railway connectivity between the capital Dhaka and the southwestern parts of the country.

8 Bangladeshis detained in Singapore for plotting attacks back home
Dhaka, May 3 : The Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday announced that eight Bangladeshi men working in Singapore, planning to stage terror attacks back home, have been detained.

Singapore detains eight suspected Bangladeshi militants
Singapore, May 3 : The Singapore government on Tuesday said it had detained eight suspected Bangladeshi militants in April.

Bangladesh apparel exports can create more jobs: World Bank
Dhaka, May 3 : Clothing exports could create more and better jobs in Bangladesh if the country makes improvements in productivity, product quality and reliability, and by enforcing better safety conditions and other compliance policies, a World Bank report said.

Bangladesh apparel exports can create more jobs: World Bank
Dhaka, May 3 : Clothing exports could create more and better jobs in Bangladesh if the country makes improvements in productivity, product quality and reliability, and by enforcing better safety conditions and other compliance policies, said latest World Bank report.

Bangladesh: A journey of shared history and common destiny with ...
Dhaka, May 2 : In a quest to explore shared culture and history of all the territories that once formed part of an undivided Indian sub-continent, I chose the easiest one -- Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: A journey of shared history and common destiny with India ...
Dhaka, May 2 : In a quest to explore shared culture and history of all the territories that once formed part of an undivided Indian sub-continent, I chose the easiest one -- Bangladesh.

Fire breaks out in Dhaka's largest wholesale market
Dhaka, May 2 : A massive blaze broke out in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka's Karwan Bazar, one of the largest wholesale marketplaces in the city on Sunday night.

Thousands march in Dhaka for May Day rally
Dhaka, May 1 : Trade unions and other workers' groups on Sunday staged rallies to mark International Workers' Day in Bangladesh capital Dhaka and other parts of the country.

Bangladesh tailor death: Three detained
Dhaka, May 1 : Three people have been detained in connection with the killing of a Hindu tailor in Tangail city of Bangladesh on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday.

Hindu tailor killed in Bangladesh, IS claims responsibility
Dhaka, May 1 : A day after a Hindu tailor was killed in Bangladesh's Tangail district which the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for, three unknown persons have been sued in connection with the killing.

Hindu tailor killed in Bangladesh, IS claims responsibility
Dhaka, May 1 : A day after a Hindu tailor was killed in Bangladesh's Tangail district which the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for, three unknown persons have been sued in connection with the killing.

Bangladesh economy projected to rise gradually: World Bank
Dhaka, May 1 : Despite external and internal challenges, the World Bank said Bangladesh's economy remained strong and resilient though it trimmed its growth forecast for the economy at less than 7 percent in the current 2015-16 fiscal year.

Hindu tailor killed in Bangladesh, IS claims responsibility
Dhaka, May 1 : The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility of killing a Hindu tailor in Bangladesh's Tangail district.

Bangladesh: Hindu man hacked to death in Tangail
Tangail, Apr 30 : A Hindu man was hacked to death in Bangladesh's Tangail district on Saturday afternoon.

BNP-Jamaat clique killing, burning people to overthrow ruling Awami ...
Dhaka, Apr. 30: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused the BNP-Jamaat nexus of committing secret killings with the objective of toppling her Awami League-led government.

BNP assures cooperation to govt. in combating militancy
Dhaka, Apr. 29 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said it is ready to cooperate with the government with its experience in combating militancy in the country.

Two held with gold worth Rs.64 lakh near Bangladesh border
Kolkata, April 28 : Two people were apprehended and gold worth over Rs.64 lakh seized from them on Thursday from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, the BSF said.

UN body expresses optimism on Bangladeshi economy
Dhaka, April 28 : A UN body on Thursday expressed its optimism about Bangladesh's potential though it trimmed its growth forecast for 2015-16 fiscal (July 2015-June 2016) at 6.8 percent.

Bangladesh to play Ireland, New Zealand in ODI tri-series in 2017
Dhaka, April 28 : Bangladesh are set to play a tri-nation One-Day series against hosts Ireland and New Zealand prior to the Champions Trophy next year.

Australia look to visit Bangladesh in 2017 to revive postponed tour
Dhaka, April 28 : Australia are keen to visit Bangladesh next year for their two-Test tour which was postponed in 2015 on security concerns.

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