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B'desh removes 'un-Islamic' Lady Justice statue at SC premises
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 26 : The statue of Lady Justice was removed from the premises of the Supreme Court early Friday, on the demand of some Islamist organisations that called it 'un-Islamic'.

Bangladesh PM Hasina likely to meet Trump in Riyadh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May21 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to have their first meeting in Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the Arab Islamic American Summit.

Police raids Khaleda Zia's office
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 20 : Bangladesh Police on Saturday conducted a raid on the Gulshan office of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia in search of search of "anti-state documents."

Cabinet approves Faculty Exchange Agreement between Defence Colleges ...
New Delhi May 17 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its ex-post facto approval to the Faculty Exchange Agreement signed between New Delhi's National Defence College and Dhaka's National Defence College.

Two suspected militant dens cordoned off in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 16 : The Rapid Action Battalion paramilitary force of Bangladesh has reported cordoned off two suspected militant hideouts.

Bangladesh SC upholds life term for Jamaat-e-Islami leader over war ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 15 : Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a life sentence for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedi for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War and siding with Pakistan.

Suicide blast kills five suspected militants in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 11 : Six persons including five suspected militants and a fire fighter were killed in a suicide bomb blast during a police raid in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district of Bangladesh on Thursday.

Cabinet approves for MoU between DSSC, Wellington and DSCSC, Dhaka
New Delhi , May 3 : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington and Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Mirpur, Dhaka on ...

BCB bans bowler for conceding 92 runs off four balls
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 2 : In one of a kind incident, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has punished two players for tarnishing the country's cricket image owing to their role in two controversial lower-tier league matches which were held last month.

Man arrested for threatening to bomb Australian mission in Dhaka
Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 28 : Bangladesh Police have arrested a person for threatening to blow up the Australian High Commission in Dhaka in an email if it refused to pay an extortion amount of Taka 500,000.

Brexit not to affect UK-Bangladesh ties: Former British PM
Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 27 : Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the Brexit would not affect bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and Bangladesh.

Bangladesh 'surprised' with Pakistan's decision to call off tour
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr 27 : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has expressed surprise with Pakistan's decision to call off their tour of Bangladesh in July and August.

Bangladesh: Operation underway at 'militant den' in Chapainawabganj
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr 26 : Security forces cordoned off a one-storied house at Chapainawabganj's Shibganj upazila in Bangladesh this morning after suspecting the presence of a militant hideout.

Bangladesh recall Shafiul Islam for Champions Trophy
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr 20 : Bangladesh have recalled right-arm pacer Shafiul Islam to their 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales from June 1 to June 18.

Sheikh Hasina invites Russian PM to visit Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr. 15 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has invited Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to visit Bangladesh, marking the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two sides.

Bangladesh can only develop by curbing terrorism, militancy: Sheikh ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 13 : Development and progress of Bangladesh can only be expedited if curbs are put on the spread of drug addiction, terrorism and militancy, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday.

Bangladesh executes HuJI chief and his two aides
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr. 13 : Banned militant outfit Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) chief Mufti Abdul Hannan and his two associate's were on Wednesday night executed by the Bangladesh Government for killing three persons in a grenade attack on the then British high commissioner Anwar Choudhury at ...

Dhaka has comprehensively addressed India's security concerns: Hasina
New Delhi , Apr 10 : Calling for more concentrated efforts against security threats, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said Dhaka has comprehensively addressed New Delhi's security concerns, which has been a factor in trust building.

Awami League cancels mass reception for PM Hasina
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr. 10 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the president of Awami League, is due to return to Dhaka this evening.

Highlights on pacts signed between India and Bangladesh
New Delhi , Apr. 8 : India and Bangladesh on Saturday signed 22 agreements ranging from Defence, Nuclear energy IT, Cyber Security to construction of community clinics in Dhaka.

New Delhi, Dhaka to jointly produce documentary on Bangladesh ...
New Delhi , Apr. 8 : New Delhi and Dhaka have agreed to jointly produce a documentary film on the Liberation War of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh advisors hopeful of PM Hasina's visit to India
Dhaka [Bangladesh] Apr. 8 : Expressing confidence in Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India and holding talks with Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi, various advisors from Bangladesh on Saturday said that positive result can be expected from the meet, adding that it ...

BNP wants Teesta water sharing agreement during Hasina's India visit
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr. 7 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) wants the Teesta water sharing agreement to be signed between New Delhi and Dhaka during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ongoing four-day visit to India.

Bangladesh Police detains eight suspected members of New JMB
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr. 7 : Eight suspected members of a new faction of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (New JMB) were detained by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from Narayanganj and Comilla.

Hasina leaves for India, hopes for bilateral ties to reach new heights
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr.7 : Embarking on her four-day state visit to India on Friday, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that she expects bilateral relations between the two nations to touch new heights of cooperation, and added that she would renew her efforts for the signing of a ...

Pak wanted to jeopardise IPU conference in Dhaka by boycotting it
London [United Kingdom], Apr. 7 : Pakistan wanted to jeopardise the 136th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, by boycotting the event.

India, Bangladesh likely to launch new bus service from Kolkata to ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr. 6 : India and Bangladesh are expected to launch a new bus service from Kolkata to Khulna during Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's four-day visit to India beginning Friday.

India, Bangladesh likely to ink 33 MoUs during Sheikh Hasina's visit
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr. 5 : Bangladesh Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali has said that 33 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) are e likely to be signed during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's official visit to New Delhi.

Mashrafe Mortaza announces retirement from T20Is
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr.04 : Bangladesh's Mashrafe Mortaza has announced his retirement from T20 internationals, saying the ongoing two-match series against Sri Lanka will be his last.

Bangladesh Govt mulls blocking Facebook every midnight 'for ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr. 3 : The Bangladesh Government is considering blocking Facebook for six hours starting from every midnight "for the betterment of students and youth".