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Bangladesh PM calls for joint counter-terrorism efforts
Dhaka, Sep 2 : Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday called for concerted efforts to fight global terrorism as she highlighted the risk posed by militant organisations sprouting up in several countries, a media report said.
BNP acting secretary general Fakhrul sued for calling Hasina 'killer'
Dhaka, Sept.1 : The vice president of the Awami Matsyajibi League has filed a defamation suit against the acting secretary general of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, for terming the ruling Awami League a "killer party" and its chief and Prime Minister Sheikh ...
Eminent Bangladeshi jurist says impeachment of SC judges not in ...
Dhaka, Sept.1 : Eminent Bangladeshi jurist Dr. Kamal Hossain has criricized the ruling Awami League (AL) government for seeking to amend a charter that will empower parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges.
Bangladesh Cabinet approves MoU with India to rescue trafficking ...
Dhaka, Sept.1 : The Bangladesh Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to sign a memorandum of understanding with India for the rescue, repatriation and rehabilitation of human trafficking victims.
Dhaka court gives life-term to Khalequzzaman Kushal for killing ...
Dhaka, Aug 31 : Khalequzzaman Kushal, son of film actor ATM Shamsuzzaman, was sentenced to life term imprisonment, by a Dhaka court today for killing his eldest brother two years back.
1971 war crimes convict Alim dies
Dhaka, Aug.30 : Abdul Alim, who was sentenced to imprisonment till death for his 1971 Liberation War-related offences, died of cancer at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) this afternoon.
BNP reschedules human chain for September 2
Dhaka, Aug.30 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 20-party political combine has deferred its human chain protest scheduled to be held across the country this morning due to the ruling Awami league's ongoing mourning programme for the country's founder, Sheikh Mujibur Rehman.
Bangladesh to lift ban on ex-skipper Shakib al Hasan
Dhaka, Aug 27 : Bangladesh cricket authorities have said they would lift the ban on ex-skipper Shakib Al Hasan from 15 September.
BNP-led alliance announces nation-wide protest against restoration of ...
Dhaka, Aug.25 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 20-party alliance today announced a three-day nation-wide programme to protest against the Awami League-led government's move to restore parliament's authority to impeach Supreme Court judges.
147 leaders and activists of BNP-led alliance indicted for March 2013 ...
Dhaka, Aug.25 : A Dhaka court indicted 147 leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 18-party alliance (now 20-party), including then opposition chief Zainal Abdin Farroque in a case filed for assaulting police and blasting bombs near the BNP's Nayapaltan office during an ...
Bangladesh opposition protests parliament's authority to impeach ...
Dhaka, Aug 25 : Bangladesh's opposition alliance Monday announced a three-day nationwide protest opposing the government's move to restore parliament's authority to impeach apex court judges.
Bangladesh PM urges India to seal Teesta deal
Dhaka, Aug 24 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged India to seal the Teesta water-sharing agreement, media reported Sunday.
India's scooter major Bajaj to make motorcycles at Bangladesh plant
Dhaka, Aug.23 : India's popular scooter and motorcycle major, Bajaj, will manufacture motorcycles at a plant in Bangladesh from June 2015.
Launch with 500 passengers runs aground in Bangladesh's River Meghna
Dhaka, Aug.23 : At least 500 passengers are reportedly stranded on a launch, which has run aground in the Meghna River in Bangladesh.
800 stranded Bangladesh river launch passengers rescued
Dhaka, Aug.23 : Around 800 passengers, who had been stuck on a launch in the Meghna River in Bangladesh for 14 hours, were rescued on Saturday.
India-Bangladesh trade conclave in Dhaka on Sunday
Guwahati, Aug 23 : The India-Bangladesh Business Conclave will be held in Dhaka Sunday with a focus on enhancing bilateral trade and tapping Bangladesh's business potential with West Bengal and the northeastern states.
Bangladesh court indicts Hannan, 12 other Huji members for CPB rally ...
Dhaka, Aug 22 : At least 13 members of banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji), including the group's leader Mufti Abdul Hannan, have been indicted by a court in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka over a murder case linked with the 2001 CPB rally bomb attacks.
ULFA leader Chetia wants to return to India: daily
Dhaka, Aug 22 : ULFA leader Anup Chetia, now in a Bangladesh jail, has reportedly expressed a desire to return to India where he is wanted for murder, abduction and extortion, bdnews24.com reported Friday.
Bodies of three Bangladeshis brought home from Malaysia
Dhaka, Aug.21 : The bodies of three Bangladeshi workers, who were killed in a construction site accident in Malaysia on Monday night, reached home today.
Bodies of three Bangladeshi workers to arrive from Malaysia tomorrow
Dhaka, Aug.20 : The bodies of three Bangladeshi workers, who were killed at a construction site accident in Petaling Jaya of Malaysia on Monday night, will reach Dhaka tomorrow.
Dhaka world's second worst livable city: Survey
Dhaka, Aug 19 : A new survey has termed Dhaka the second worst livable city in the world, said a report.
Khaleda to raise objection to National Broadcast Policy at Dhaka rally
Dhaka, Aug.19 : The chief of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 20-party alliance and former prime minister Khaleda Zia will address a rally here this afternoon to protest against the National Broadcast Policy 2014.
Bangladesh court grants 4-day remand for Pinak-6 owner, son
Dhaka, Aug 18 : A court in Bangladesh on Monday granted a four-day remand for the Pinak-6 owner and his son in a murder case filed in Munshiganj in connection with the sinking of the ship in the Padma river that drowned over 100 passengers.
Bangladesh police arrest son of sunken ferry owner
Dhaka, Aug 16 : Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Friday arrested the son of the owner of passenger ferry that capsized earlier this month in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing, a media report said.
Bangladesh President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur ...
Dhaka, Aug.15 : Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Bhaban on Dhanmondi Road No. 32 this morning by placing floral wreaths on the occasion of his 39th death anniversary.
Dhaka tribunal frames charges against ex-Jatiya Party lawmaker Jabbar
Dhaka, Aug.14 : A tribunal in Dhaka today framed five war crimes charges against former Jatiya Party lawmaker Abdul Jabbar for his alleged crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971.
Mujibur Rehman's assassination killed the spirit of Bangladesh, says ...
Dhaka, Aug.14 : The assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rehman was the blackest day in the history of Bangladesh, academician and 1971 liberation war veteran Syed Anwar Husain said here.
Owner of sunken Bangladesh ferry arrested
Dhaka, Aug 13 : Bangladesh's anti-crime branch early Wednesday arrested the owner of the ferry that had capsized last week in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing.
Pollard, Roach and Taylor back in ODI squad
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 10 : Hard-hitting right-hander Kieron Pollard is set to play his first One-Day International in more than a year after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the three-match Dhaka Bank Cup series later this month.
Bangladesh ferry capsize survivor rescued, toll 38
Dhaka, Aug 8 : Four days after a ferry capsized in a central Bangladesh district, a man was rescued Friday from a river island far away from the accident site, a police official said.