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Bangladesh remittances nearly $7 bn in fiscal first half
Dhaka, Jan 13 : Bangladesh's overall remittance reached nearly $7 billion during the first half of the current fiscal (July 2013-June 2014), a central bank official said Monday.
Bangladesh: Elections Part-II-The Outcome
By Salim Haq, Dhaka, Jan.13 : The election outcome was a foregone conclusion once the main opposition party the Khaleda Zia-led BNP boycotted the elections.
Sheikh Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh prime minister
Dhaka, Jan. 12 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sworn in as the country's head for a third time.
Bangladesh: Elections Part I- The Setting
By Salim Haq, Dhaka, Jan.12 : Bangladesh voted to elect its 10th Parliament on January 5, 2014 in what has been termed as its bloodiest election. The run up was marred by a series of hartals or shutdowns and violence launched by the Khaleda Zia-led Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies, ...
Sheikh Hasina becomes Bangladesh PM third time
Dhaka, Jan 12 : Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina was Sunday sworn in as prime minister of Bangladesh for the third time along with a 48-member cabinet.
Sheikh Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh's prime minister
Dhaka, Jan 12 : Sheikh Hasina was Sunday sworn-in the prime minister of Bangladesh for the third time along with her 48 cabinet members, who include 29 ministers, 17 state ministers and two deputy ministers.
Hindu farmer murdered in Bangladesh, houses burnt
Dhaka, Jan 12 : A Hindu farmer was stabbed to death while his wife and relative were injured Sunday by a masked assailant in Natore district of Bangladesh.
Sheikh Hasina, cabinet to be sworn-in Sunday
Dhaka, Jan 12 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her new cabinet were set to be sworn-in Sunday for the second consecutive term, after the ruling Awami League-led coalition won the Jan 5 parliamentary polls, which the opposition boycotted.
Raushan Ershad becomes opposition leader in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 11 : Raushan Ershad, a senior member of the Jatiya Party and wife of former Bangladesh president H.M. Ershad, was Saturday declared the leader of the opposition in the country's 10th parliament.
Russia supports Bangladesh elections, regrets boycott
Dhaka, Jan 11 : Russia has backed the Jan 5 general elections in Bangladesh and said it was ready to continue constructive partnership with the next government, a media report said Saturday.
Shun violence or face tough action, Hasina tells Zia
Dhaka, Jan 10 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday warned a belligerent opposition that her government would be forced to be tough to contain ongoing violence and restore normalcy in the country.
Bangladesh parties join hands to protect Hindus
Dhaka, Jan 10 : Leaders of the ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have come together to protect the minority Hindu community in Gaibandha district.
Army deployed in eight Bangladesh constituencies
Dhaka, Jan 10 : The Election Commission of Bangladesh Friday decided to deploy army until Jan 17 in eight constituencies where polling was postponed, officials said.
Rival parties join hands to protect Hindus in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 10 : Leaders of the ruling Awami League party and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in the country's Gaibandha district have come together to protect the minority Hindu community in that area.
US Senate for political dialogue in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 10 : The US Senate has adopted a resolution on Bangladesh stressing the "critical need" for a political dialogue.
Hasina invited to form government
Dhaka, Jan 9 : Bangladesh president Abdul Hamid on Thursday invited Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina to form the government in the country.
Bangladesh president invites Hasina to form government
Dhaka, Jan 9 : Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid Thursday invited Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to form the government.
HRW urges Bangladesh govt. to end arbitrary arrests immediately
Dhaka, Jan. 09 : Bangladesh authorities should immediately end arbitrary arrests of opposition party members and others, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.
New Bangladesh lawmakers take oath
Dhaka, Jan 9 : Newly-elected lawmakers of Bangladesh's 10th parliament, including ruling Awami League party chief Sheikh Hasina, were sworn in Thursday.
Dhaka failed to prevent attacks on Hindus: Rights panel
Dhaka, Jan 8 : The Bangladesh government failed to prevent attacks on the minority Hindu community after the Jan 5 parliamentary elections, the National Human Rights Commission said Wednesday.
New Bangladesh lawmakers to take oath Thursday
Dhaka, Jan 8 : Bangladesh's newly-elected lawmakers will be sworn in Thursday, a media report said.
Hindus attacked in Bangladesh, police detain Jamaat activists
Dhaka, Jan 7 : Bangladesh police Tuesday detained two Jamaat-e-Islami activists for their suspected involvement in attacking Hindus and filed cases in this connection in Jessore and Dinajpur districts.
Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders arrested
Dhaka, Jan 7 : At least three Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders including Khaleda Zia's advisor Khandker Mahbub Hossain were arrested Tuesday.
Bangladesh polls: 4 killed in violence
Dhaka, Jan 5 : Under the shadow of violence, Bangladesh is undergoing its 10th parliamentary elections on Sunday with four deaths already reported, including three in police firing, despite high security arrangements that saw deployment of 50,000 troopers.
Awami League wins Bangladesh polls
Dhaka, Jan 6 : Sheikh Hasina's ruling Awami League on Monday won the parliamentary elections in Bangladesh held under the shadow of violence and a boycott call by the main opposition BNP on Sunday.
Hasina thanks people, orders crack down on violence
Dhaka, Jan 6 : A day after the people of Bangladesh re-elected Sheikh Hasina's Awami League for another term with an overwhelming majority in violence-marred polling in the general elections, the prime minister thanked the voters Sunday while ordering a crackdown on the ongoing violence in the ...
Hasina thanks people, orders crack down on violence
Dhaka, Jan 6 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Monday thanked the people of her country after being re-elected to parliament in the country's general elections held Sunday.
Awami League gains majority in Bangladesh polls
Dhaka, Jan 6 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League party has won 104 seats of the 147 contested in the 10th parliamentary elections held Sunday.
Bangladesh's ruling Awami League 'sweeps boycotted general election'
Dhaka, Jan. 6 : Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has won a violence-plagued 10th general election in the country.
Awami League set to form majority government in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 6 : The Awami League (AL) has secured majority in the 10th parliamentary election of Bangladesh, winning 105 seats out of the 147 seats up for election Sunday, media reported.