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BNP-Jamaat clique killing, burning people to overthrow ruling Awami ...
Dhaka, Apr. 30: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused the BNP-Jamaat nexus of committing secret killings with the objective of toppling her Awami League-led government.
Islamic State's shadow on the land of Tagore and Nazrul
It was like a macabre end to a Chabrol movie. I had returned with images of such aesthetic delight from the Pahela Baishakh festivities in Dhaka that the news of Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique having been hacked to death by Islamists left me in something of a daze.
BNP assures cooperation to govt. in combating militancy
Dhaka, Apr. 29 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said it is ready to cooperate with the government with its experience in combating militancy in the country.
UN body expresses optimism on Bangladeshi economy
Dhaka, April 28 : A UN body on Thursday expressed its optimism about Bangladesh's potential though it trimmed its growth forecast for 2015-16 fiscal (July 2015-June 2016) at 6.8 percent.
Bangladesh to play Ireland, New Zealand in ODI tri-series in 2017
Dhaka, April 28 : Bangladesh are set to play a tri-nation One-Day series against hosts Ireland and New Zealand prior to the Champions Trophy next year.
Australia look to visit Bangladesh in 2017 to revive postponed tour
Dhaka, April 28 : Australia are keen to visit Bangladesh next year for their two-Test tour which was postponed in 2015 on security concerns.
Bangladesh professor's murder suspect surrenders
Dhaka, Apr. 27: Anwar Hossain Ujjal, the prime accused in the murder of Rajshahi University Professor A K M Shafiul Islam, surrendered before a local court here on Wednesday over a year after evading arrest.
Seven took part in twin Kalabagan murders, says security guard
Dhaka, Apr. 27 : Security guard Parvez Mollah, who was injured during the murders of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Tonoy on Monday, said that at seven people were involved in the dastardly act.
US envoy to Bangladesh calls for global fight against terrorism
Dhaka, Apr. 27 : United States Ambassador to Bangladesh, Marcia Bernicat, has said Dhaka alone cannot fight terrorism, adding everyone needs to come together and join the fight.
EU, France urges Bangladesh government to ensure freedom of expression
Dhaka, Apr. 27 : Underscoring the need for thorough investigation into the recent killings to bring criminals to justice, the European Union (EU) has urged the Bangladesh government to ensure freedom of expression as a fundamental human right and to promote respect.
Two teachers jailed for insulting Islam in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Apr.27 : A Bangladesh court has jailed two teachers for making derogatory comments about Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.
AQIS claims responsibility of Kalabagan twin murders
Dhaka, Apr. 26 : The Bangladesh unit of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent (AQIS), Ansar Al Islam, has reportedly claimed responsibility of murdering a LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in Kalabagan.
Ansar Al Islam claims responsibility for killing of Bangladeshi gay ...
Dhaka, Apr 26 : Bangladesh unit of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent, Ansar Al Islam, has claimed responsibility for the killing of two men, including an LGBT magazine editor, in Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, on Tuesday.
BCB plans to protect premier pacer Mustafizur from injuries
Dhaka, April 26 : Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has said keeping bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman fit and healthy is their top priority.
Bangladesh: Authorities fail to curb brutal killing spree as LGBTI ...
Dhaka, Apr 26 : The Amnesty International on Tuesday slammed the Bangladesh government as it failed to curb the brutal killing spree in the country and a LGBTI editor was hacked to death by miscreants on Monday.
Leading gay rights activist 'hacked to death' in Bangladesh
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr. 25 : A leading gay rights activist was among two people hacked to death on Monday at an apartment in Bangladesh capital Dhaka.
Pro-LGBT Bangladeshi editor hacked to death
Dhaka, April 25 : Two people including a pro-LGBT editor of a magazine were hacked to death by unidentified assailants here on Monday, the media reported.
USAID staff, another killed in Dhaka
Dhaka, Apr 25 : A local staff of USAID and his friend were stabbed to death by miscreants in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday.
Amar Desh editor placed on five-day remand in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April.25 : A Dhaka court has placed Mahmudur Rahman, editor of Amar Desh newspaper on a five-day remand for interrogation in connection with an alleged plot 'to kidnap and kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy'.
Mustafizur can revolutionise Bangladesh cricket: Mortaza
Dhaka, April 25 : Bangladesh One-Day International captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman can revolutionise cricket in the nation if he plays for 10 or more more years.
Ex-prison guard shot dead in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 25 : Unidentified assailants on Monday shot dead a former prison guard in front of a prison on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.
Bangladeshi student bodies block key intersection in protest over ...
Dhaka, Apr.25 :Student bodies blocked a key intersection area of the Shahbagh area ?over what they called the government's failure to arrest the killers of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.
Islami Chhatra Shibir activist held over RU professor's killing in ...
Dhaka, Apr.24 : An alleged activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir was detained in Bangladesh in connection with the murder of Rajshahi University professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.
BNP chief Khaleda to hold workers' rally on May 1
Dhaka, Apr. 24 : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia will hold a workers' rally in Dhaka on the occasion of Labour Day on May 1.
Bangladesh's Soumya looks to hit form in Dhaka Premier League
Dhaka, April 24 : Swashbuckling Bangladesh southpaw Soumya Sarkar hopes to return to form in the familiar atmosphere of the Dhaka Premier League.
ISIS claims it killed Bangladeshi professor
Dhaka, Apr 23 : Militant group ISIS on Saturday took responsibility for the killing of Bangladeshi professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.
US committed to protect factory workers, says its envoy to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Apr. 23 : United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat on Saturday said that Washington is committed in continuing efforts to protect factory workers of Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi professor's killing inexcusable: Amnesty International
Dhaka, Apr 23 : The Amnesty International on Saturday said the killing of Bangladeshi professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee is 'inexcusable' and those responsible must be held to account.
University professor killed in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 23 : Bangladeshi police suspect the involvement of Islamist radicals in the murder of a university teacher who was hacked to death on Saturday morning.
Bangladesh varsity professor killed by miscreants
Dhaka, Apr.23 : A professor of the English department of the Rajshahi University (RU) in Bangladesh was killed by trespassers in the Shalbagan area of the city this morning.