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HRW urges Bangladesh government to disband RAB
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 21 : Following the Narayanganj seven-murder verdict in which several members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) were convicted, New York-based rights body the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Bangladeshi government to take immediate steps to disband the elite force ...

Bangladeshi student shot dead in U.S., gunman at large
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 19 : A Bangladeshi student working as a clerk at an LA gas station was shot dead by an unidentified black man in his mid twenties.

Bangladesh: 26 people including ex-members of elite force handed ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 17 : In a landmark ruling, a Bangladesh court has handed down death penalty to 26 of the 35 guilty for the murder of seven people in Narayanganj in 2014.

Term 'Rohingya' missing from Suu Kyi's letter to Bangladesh PM
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 15 : In a letter to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has conveyed that Naypyidaw wants to address the Rohingya issue and other concerns in a spirit of good neighbourliness, trust and mutual understanding.

Bangladesh: Key Gulshan restaurant attack mastermind arrested
Dhaka, Jan 14 : A key mastermind behind the Dhaka restaurant attack has been arrested.

Sheikh Hasina to visit Switzerland from tomorrow
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 14 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave on a four-day official visit to Switzerland on Sunday to attend the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Bangladesh Police arrests another Gulshan attack 'mastermind'
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 14 : Another mastermind of the Gulshan attack, Jahangir Alam alias Rajib alias Gandhi has been arrested by the Bangladesh Police's Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit from Tangail's Elenga area.

Bangladesh has become a confident nation under Awami League's ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 13 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the country has become a confident nation under the Awami League's guidance in the last eight years.

Zia Charitable Trust graft case: HC rejects stay plea of former ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 13 : The High Court has rejected a petition filed by former prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking stay on the trial proceedings against her in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

Myanmar to start process for Rohingya repatriation from B'desh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 13 : Bangladesh Foreign Minister A. H. Mahmood Ali has said that Myanmar has expressed interest in repatriating 65,000 Rohingya Muslims who entered Bangladesh in the last two months.

Bangladesh asks visiting Myanmar delegation to stop Rohingya influx
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 12: Expressing concern over continued influx of Rohingya Muslims, Dhaka has asked Naypyidaw to immediately halt the exodus of Rohingyas and repatriate all their nationals staying in Bangladesh for years.

Bangladesh to engage with India for lifting anti-dumping duty on jute ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 12: A national jute advisory committee meeting in Bangladesh has decided to immediately engage with India for lifting of the anti-dumping duty on import of jute products as a fifth of the country's yearly jute exports are at stake.

Dhaka to be renamed as 'Zia City' if BNP comes to power
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 11 : Bangladesh Nationalist Party Vice Chairman Shamsuzzaman Dudu has said national capital Dhaka will be renamed as ia City if the BNP comes back to power.

Holey Artisan reopens six months after deadly attack
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 11 : The Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka has officially reopened its operations in Gulshan after six months of the deadly militant attack.

Bangladesh would have developed 30 years ago had Bangabandhu not been ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 10 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Tuesday that the country would have acquired developed status 30 years ago had Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman not been assassinated.

Special envoy from Myanmar to visit Bangladesh today, may discuss ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 10 : A special envoy from Myanmar is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Tuesday for a three day visit with speculations that the Rohingya influx may be discussed.

Abdur Rab-led JSD proposes three-point proposal on EC to Bangladesh ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 8 : A three-point proposal for reconstitution of the Election Commission has been proposed by the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) to Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid.

Bangladesh: Maitree Express hits car, 5 killed
Dhaka, Jan 8 : At least five people were killed as the Kolkata-bound Maitree Express train hit a car on a level-crossing at Gazipur area in Bangladesh on Sunday, media reports said.

BNP announces demonstrations across Bangladesh on Sunday
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 7 : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has announced for a countrywide agitation on Sunday to mark the third anniversary of the January 5 election which it calls as Democracy Killing Day.

Gulshan attack coordinator shot dead, claims Bangladesh Police
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 6 : Two militants of the New JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen) group including the Gulshan terror attack operational commander Marjan have been killed in an alleged gunfight with the police's counter-terrorism unit in Dhaka's Mohammadpur area.

BCB announces 15-member squad for first Test against New Zealand
Dhaka, Jan 6 : Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday announced the 15-member squad for the first Test against New Zealand at Wellington starting Jan 12.

Bangladesh : Holey Artisan Bakery mastermind and another JMB ...
Dhaka, Jan 6 : : One of the masterminds of last year's deadly Holey Artisan Bakery attack and one of his accomplices were killed in a gunfight with Bangladesh police in Dhaka early on Friday, local media reports said.

Idols of Hindu deities vandalised in Bangladesh, police detains two
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 5 : At least 20 idols of deities in three Hindu temples have been damaged by miscreants in Jamaibazar area in Tungipara Upazila of Gopalganj.

Court defers hearing in Zia Charitable Trust graft case till Jan. 12
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 5 : A Dhaka court has deferred the hearing in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia and fixed January 12 as the next date.

Bangladesh: Four more detained in connection with MP Liton murder
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 4 : Four more people have been detained by the police in connection with the murder of ruling party lawmaker from Gaibandha 1 constituency Manjurul Islam Liton.

MP Liton killed for protesting Jamaat torture: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 4 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Awami League lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency, Manzurul Islam Liton was killed for protesting against Jamaat torture and oppression on the people in his area.

Dhaka: Fire breaks out at DCC market
Dhaka, Jan 3 : A massive fire has gutted DCC market in Dhaka's Gulshan-1 area on Tuesday, media reports said.

Unrelenting Response
On December 24, 2016, two Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists were killed during an operation, codenamed 'Ripple 24' at Ashkona in the Dakhkhin Khan area of the capital city, Dhaka. Two women, Jebunnahar Shila, wife of ex-army Major Zahid who was killed in a 'gunfight' with law ...

Bangladesh MP murder: Three people detained
Dhaka, Jan 1 : Bangladesh Police have detained three people who are suspected to be involved in the killing of Gaibandha MP Manjurul Islam Liton, media reports said on Sunday.

Bangladesh MP murder: Three people detained
Dhaka, Jan 1 : Bangladesh Police have detained three people who are suspected to be involved in the killing of Gaibandha MP Manjurul Islam Liton, media reports said on Sunday.

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