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Veteran Jounalist Nurjahan Begum passes away in Dhaka
Dhaka, May 23 : The editor and publisher of the weekly magazine Begum, Nurjahan Begum, passed away at a Dhaka hospital today. She was 91.
Pabna Awami League leader shot dead in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 22: A local leader of the ruling Awami League was shot dead by miscreants in Pabna Sadar upazila in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh to observe Shab-e-Barat tonight
Dhaka, May 22: Muslim residents across Bangladesh will tonight observe Shab-e-Barat, known as the night of fortune, with religious fervour.
Cyclone Roanu kills 24 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 22 : At least 24 people were killed as tropical cyclone Roanu lashed the coast of Bangladesh with heavy winds and torrential rains, also forcing the evacuation of half a million residents, authorities said.
Cyclone Roanu hits Bangladesh, rains stop in Kolkata
Kolkata/Dhaka, May 21 : Touching the coastal areas of West Bengal, cyclonic storm Roanu, which was created on the Bay of Bengal, entered the terrain of Bangladesh through Cox's Bazar coast on Saturday afternoon.
Twenty people die as cyclone hits Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 21 : At least 20 people have died since cyclone "Roanu" hit the Bangladesh coast, an official of Bangladesh's National Disaster Response Coordination Centre (NDRCC) said on Saturday.
Six people die as cyclone hits Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 21 : At least six people died overnight as cyclone Roanu hit the Bangladesh coast.
Bangladesh : Cyclonic storm Roanu makes landfall
Dhaka, May 21 : Making a landfall, Cyclonic storm Roanu on Saturday crossed the Chittagong coast of Bangladesh, officials said.
IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh doctor Sanaur Rahman's ...
Dhaka, May 21: The US-based SITE Intelligence Group in its report said that the Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the killing of a homeopath doctor in Bangladesh's Kushtia district.
Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia was secretly in touch with Israel
Dhaka, May 21 : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia, it seems, has been secretly in touch with Israel through her son Tarique Rahman and some of his key acolytes such as party Joint Secretary General Aslam Choudhary.
Former Bangladesh PM challenges SC order over graft case
Dhaka, May 18 : Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday moved to Supreme Court seeking a stay on a case that accuses her of graft involving funds.
Bangladesh Grameen Bank founder awarded for promoting women ...
Dhaka, May 18 : Bangladesh Grameen Bank Founder Dr Muhammad Yunus has been awarded for his innovation in women empowerment by a New York-based global organisation Women Deliver.
Chechen militant among six killed in Afghanistan clash
Dhaka, May 18: At least six militants, including a Chechen militant identified as Omar Chechen, has been during the clashes in north of Afghanistan.
Ex-PM Khaleda Zia appeals to Bangladesh SC for stay on graft case ...
Dhaka, May 18 :Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia has appealed to the nation's Supreme Court to stay the trial proceedings of the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.
Pak suffering from selective amnesia on Motiur Rahman Nizami's ...
Dhaka, May 18 : Pakistan's claim that Jamaat-e-Islami (JeM) chief Motiur Rahman Nizami did nothing wrong legally in 1971 and should not have been executed for upholding the former's Constitution has been exposed for its outrageous falsity.
Four JMB activists arrested for killing Bangladesh professor
Dhaka, May 17 : Police in Bangladesh's Rajshahi city have arrested four activists of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) who directly took part in the killing of Rajshahi University Professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.
Bangladesh University teacher killing: One person arrested
Dhaka, May 17 : One person has been arrested in connection with the killing of Rajshahi University (RU) teacher AFM Rezaul Karim Siddique, media reports said on Tuesday.
Militant arrested in Bangladesh over killing of professor
Dhaka, May 17 : A militant was arrested in Bangladesh's Rajshahi region over killing of a university professor, a police official said on Tuesday.
CPI-M leader in trouble for watching Achuthanandan vote
Alappuzha (Kerala), May 17 : CPI-M leader and former minister G. Sudhakaran is facing legal trouble for peeping into the voting compartment when party veteran V.S. Achuthanandan voted in Kerala.
Five Bangladeshi workers trapped under rubbles in Malaysia
Dhaka, May 16 : At least five Bangladeshi workers were trapped under rubbles after the fourth floor of an under construction building collapsed in Malaysia today.
Mali storm kills two Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers
Dhaka, May 16: Two Bangladeshis on a United Nations peacekeeping mission were killed and five injured in a storm in Mali last night.
Bangladesh monk killing: Three detained
Dhaka, May 15 : At least three people were detained over the killing of Buddhist monk in Bangladesh, media reports said on Sunday.
Man held in connection with Bangladesh LGBT editor's killing
Dhaka, May 15 : Dhaka Metropolitan Police has claimed to arrest a man in connection with the murder of LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy Fahim.
Three detained in connection with Bangladesh Buddhist monk's killing
Dhaka, May 15 : Law Enforcers on Sunday detained three suspects for their involvement in the killing of an elderly Buddhist monk in Bangladesh's Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban district.
Defamation case filed against former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, May 15 : A defamation case was slapped against Bangladesh National Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday for her remark that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina son's Sajeeb Wazed Joy has US 300 million dollars in a bank account.
Malware made by Islamabad or Pyongyang hacker used in BB heist: ...
Dhaka, May 15 : The investigators have said that Malware made by either Pakistani or North Korean hackers were used in stealing US 101 million dollars from Bangladesh Bank account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Suspect arrested for editor's murder in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 15 : The Bangladeshi police on Sunday arrested a key suspect in connection with the murders of an editor and his friend for which a "Bangladesh branch" of Al Qaeda claimed responsibility.
Suspected militant arrested over Bangladesh gay activist murders
Dhaka, May 15 : A suspected militant was arrested for his involvement in the murder of two Bangladeshi gay activists in April, police said on Sunday.
319 garment factories to shut down in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 15 : Bangladesh authorities announced that 319 garment factories, unable to cope with global competition, are going to shut down.
Buddhist monk murdered in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 14 : A 70-year-old Buddhist monk was found murdered inside a monastery in Bangladesh's Bandarban district on Saturday.