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Seven to stand trial in Bangladesh for Italian's murder
Dhaka, Oct 25 : A court here on Tuesday indicted seven people including an opposition party leader for the murder of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella in an ambush claimed by the Islamic State.
Bangladesh opposition leader accused of Italian's murder
Dhaka, Oct 25 : Seven persons, including an opposition party leader, were on Tuesday indicted in a case filed into the killing of Italian citizen Cesare Tavella in Dhaka's diplomatic enclave Gulshan on September 28 last year in an attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS).
Bangladesh call up Mosaddek, Subashis for 2nd Test against England
Dhaka, Oct 25 : Bangladesh have drafted uncapped all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain and pacer Subashis Roy for the second Test against England.
Ashraful Islam in line for Bangladesh presidency?
Dhaka, Oct 24 : Syed Ashraful Islam, who was elected a presidium member of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League party on Sunday, could be in line for the country's presidency, media reports said on Monday.
Bangladesh mobile phone subscribers fall to 120 mn
Dhaka, Oct 24 : Mobile phone subscribers in Bangladesh declined to nearly 120 million in August -- down about 9 million from the previous month, a report said on Monday.
Ashraf Islam in line for Bangladesh presidency
Dhaka, Oct 24 : Syed Ashraful Islam, who was elected a presidium member of the Awami League party on Sunday, is next in line for the presidency of Bangladesh, reports said on Monday.
Crackdown not enough: Bangladesh needs to neutralise sources of ...
On October 8, 2016, in a series of anti-militancy crackdowns, 12 Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militants were killed in Gazipur, Tangail and Dhaka districts. Seven of them were killed in the Harinal area under Gazipur city of Gazipur district in Operation Spate 8 conducted jointly by a ...
Bangladesh PM Hasina re-elected as Awami League president unopposed
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct.23 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was re-elected unopposed as the president of the ruling Awami League for the eighth consecutive time on the closing day of the 20th National Council of the party.
Hasina urges Awami League to elect a new leader
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 23 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the councillors of Awami League to elect a new leadership and relieve her from duty.
Visiting Chinese delegation meets BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct.22 : The visiting Chinese delegation today met Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia at her office.
Wanted to catch her alive, says man who led ops to kill man-eating ...
New Delhi, Oct 22 : Parag Madhukar Dhakate, the forest officer who led one of India's largest and most modern operations to kill a man-eating tigress on the periphery of Jim Corbett National Park, is not a happy man. On Thursday, the jungle was stripped of another big cat which Dhakate had wanted ...
Azad carries special message for Sheikh Hasina from Sonia
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Congress General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday handed over a special message from party President Sonia Gandhi to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during his visit to Dhaka.
Bangladesh police says dead militant Abdur Rahman was New JMB chief
Dhaka, Oct 21 : Bangladesh police on Friday said they have identified dead militant Abdur Rahman as chief of the banned New Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), the outfit responsible for the July 1 Dhaka cafe terror attack.
Rohingya Islamist group blamed for border attacks has Pakistan links
Dhaka, Oct 19 : Myanmar has blamed a little known Rohingya Islamist group with links with the Pakistan Taliban for the recent spate of attacks on outposts along the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, a media report said on Wednesday.
Awami League leader hacked to death in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 19 : A leader of the Janata League, a front organisation of the ruling Awami League in Bangladesh, succumbed early on Wednesday to injuries sustained in a deadly attack the previous night, media reported.
Bangladesh committed to work for chemical weapons free world
Dhaka, Oct 18 : Bangladesh has expressed its commitment to continue to promote the creation of a world free of chemical weapons, the country's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
Will finance big develomental projects, except Padma bridge: World ...
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct 18 : World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has said they would be funding big developmental projects in Bangladesh, except the Padma Bridge project.
Seven 'JMB men' detained with gold and arms
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 18 : Bangladesh law enforcers have claimed to have detained seven members of the banned Jama'tul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) with gold ornaments weighing 67 tolas along with arms.
Indian visa for Bangladeshi students without e-token
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 18 (ANI): Bangladesh college and university students will get Indian visas without any e-tokens on October 22.
Gulshan cafe attack financiers identified
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 18 (ANI): Bangladesh's Counterterrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit has claimed that they have identified three persons as the financier of the Holey Artisan Bakery attack.
Bangladesh batsman Sabbir buoyed by recent form
Dhaka, Oct 18 : Living with the label of Bangladesh's limited-overs specialist for a long time, Sabbir Hossain is on the verge of making his bow in Test cricket.
World Bank to provide B'desh with additional US $1b fund for childcare
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct.17 : World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Monday announced to give an additional one billion US dollar fund to Bangladesh over the next two years as assistance for reducing malnutrition and stunting among children.
Dhaka crackdown on terror a model template: Modi
Benaulim (Goa), Oct 17 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's comprehensive crackdown on terrorism is a template for other countries on how to tackle terror, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
Four leaders of Bangladesh terror outfit have fled to India: Police
Dhaka, Oct 17 : At least four mid-level leaders of the banned New Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh militant faction, the group behind the July 1 Dhaka terror attack, have sneaked into India, Bangladesh police said.
JMB man executed in Bangladesh
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 17 : Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) member Asadul Islam Arif, who was given the death penalty in the Jhalakathi judges killing case, has been hanged in the Khulna district jail in Bangladesh.
JMB leader hanged for killing two judges
Dhaka, Oct 17 : Bangladesh executed Asadul Islam Arif, a leader of banned militant outfit Jama' atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), who was convicted of killing two judges in 2005.
China, Bangladesh upgrade ties to strategic partnership of cooperation
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 15 : After Chinese President Xi Jinping and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held bilateral talks on Friday, the two sides have agreed to upgrade their bilateral ties to a strategic partnership of cooperation.
Bangladesh, China agree to upgrade bilateral ties
Dhaka, Oct 15 : Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during his visit to the nation and the two leaders agreed to upgrade bilateral ties to a strategic partnership of cooperation.
Xi arrives in Bangladesh on state visit
Dhaka, Oct 14 : Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Bangladesh on Friday for a state visit, the first such visit by a Chinese head of state in 30 years.
Xi arrives in Bangladesh for state visit
Dhaka, Oct 14 : Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on Friday for a state visit, the first by a Chinese head of state in 30 years to this South Asian nation.