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10 killed in fire in Bangladesh capital
Dhaka, Jan 31 : At least 10 people were killed and several others injured in a major fire in a plastic packaging factory in Dhaka Saturday, police said.
Bomb blasts near Khaleda Zia's office
Dhaka, Jan 31 : Three handmade bombs exploded Saturday near former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia's office here despite a police presence there, reports said.
Bangladesh: Blast close to Zia's office
Dhaka, Jan 31 : Two crude bombs were blasted close to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's Gulshan office here on Saturday, media reports said.
Khulna Police detain 53 BNP, Jamaat men
Dhaka, Jan.31 : Police in Bangladesh's Khulna City have confirmed the detention of 53 activists of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and the Jamaat-e-Islami on charges of disturbing the peace, sabotaging and anti-government activity.
Power supply to Khaleda's office cut, BNP leader Rizvi arrested
Dhaka, Jan.31 : Power supply to the Gulshan area office of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia has been discontinued, and additional police has been withdrawn on the orders of the Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League Government.
Electricity, internet, cable snapped in Khaleda's office
Dhaka, Jan 31 : Hours after the disconnection of power, internet and cable connections have also been severed to former Bangladesh prime minster Khaleda Zia's office here Saturday.
Bangladesh need to be realistic about WC chances: Athar Ali
Dhaka, Jan 30 : Former Bangladesh captain Athar Ali Khan Friday stated that the country needs to be realistic about the team's chances in the World Cup starting Feb 14.
Eight bodies recovered from sunken Bangladeshi trawler
Dhaka, Jan 30 : At least eight bodies of passengers aboard a sunken Bangladeshi trawler were recovered Friday.
Bangladesh president decries BNP blockade
Dhaka, Jan 29 : Bangladesh President Md. Abdul Hamid Thursday called on law enforcers to take stern action against troublemakers during the BNP-sponsored countrywide blockade.
Bangladeshi trawler with 100 on board sinks, many rescued
Dhaka, Jan 29 : A Bangladeshi trawler with over a hundred people on board sank in the Bay of Bengal Thursday and police claimed that it was heading to Malaysia with illegal immigrants.
Bangladesh Inc. request PM, opposition to settle political crisis
Dhaka, Jan 28 : The Bangladesh business community Wednesday urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia to end the current political crisis which has led to a difficult economic situation.
Body of Khaleda Zia's son brought to Dhaka
Dhaka, Jan 27 : The coffin of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia's younger son Arafat Rahman KoKo was brought to Dhaka on a flight from Kuala Lumpur Tuesday.
Another case filed against Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, Jan 27 : Another case, for "instigating arson", has been filed against former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia, who had called a nationwide transport blockade earlier this month, a media report said Tuesday.
Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda charged with 'instigating arson'
Dhaka, Jan 25 : Bangladesh Police have registered a criminal case against former prime minister Khaleda Zia for "instigating arson" here that left 27 people seriously injured, the media reported Sunday.
Bangladeshi professionals take to streets to protest against strike ...
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Jan. 25 : Hundreds of working professionals gathered in Dhaka to protest against alleged 'militant activities' by political activists during a countrywide strike and blockade called by the opposition, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).
Bangladesh opposition calls general strike from Sunday (Lead)
Dhaka, Jan 24 : The 20-party opposition alliance in Bangladesh has called a general strike in the country from Sunday amid non-stop political violence, media reported Saturday.
Khaleda Zia's son dies in Malaysia
Dhaka, Jan 24 : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia's younger son Arafat Rahman Koko died of heart failure Saturday, the party confirmed.
40 sustain burn injuries in Bangladesh violence
Dhaka, Jan 24 : At least 40 people sustained burn injuries in a string of arson attacks carried out by supporters of Bangladesh Nationalist Party-sponsored blockade across the country, a media report said Saturday.
30 dead as Bangladesh political violence escalates
Dhaka, Jan 24 : Police in Bangladesh are braced for more violence this weekend after arson attacks, protests, strikes and blockades in recent days left 30 people dead and hundreds more injured.
Bangladeshi ministers call for former PM Zia's arrest
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Jan. 22 : Ministers of the ruling Awami League-led government in Bangladesh held rallies across the capital Dhaka demanding the arrest of former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia for her association with an Islamist party that is accused of war crimes.
Bangladeshi student leader succumbs to blast injuries
Dhaka, Jan 22 : A student leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Thursday died of wounds suffered during an explosion while "making bombs" in a house in Dhaka's Lalbagh.
Bangladesh offers reward for catching trouble-makers
Dhaka, Jan 21 : The Bangladesh government Wednesday announced that people who catch those responsible for violence during strikes and blockades will be rewarded 100,000 taka (about $1,250).
130 bombs seized in Dhaka, five arrested
Dhaka, Jan 21 : Police in Bangladesh seized 130 hand-made bombs and raw materials Wednesday from a house in Dhaka's Mohakhali, police said.
Captured 'Bangladesh coordinator' of IS claims militants received ...
Karachi, Jan 20 : The "Bangladesh coordinator" of the Islamic State (IS), Mohammad Sakhawatul Kabir, who was captured by Bangladeshi police in Dhaka yesterday along with three other suspected members, has reportedly revealed that they had trained in Pakistan, police said.
BNP calls for strike from Wednesday
Dhaka, Jan 20 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) called a 48-hour strike in Dhaka and Khulna divisions of the country from Wednesday, alongside the ongoing transport strike.
Bangladesh: WhatsApp, mypeople, Line blocked
Dhaka, Jan 19 : The Bangladesh government has blocked three instant messaging and VoIP applications in the country on Monday, media reports said.
Bangladesh: 4 suspected ISIS members sent to police custody
Dhaka, Jan 19: A Bangladesh court on Monday sent four suspected ISIS members to five day's police custody, media reports said.
Blockade will continue: Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, Jan 19 : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday announced that the nonstop countrywide ongoing blockade will continue.
Bangladesh blocks more online apps for security
Dhaka, Jan 19 : A day after Bangladesh blocked internet calling and messaging services Viber and Tango for "security reasons", the authorities Monday blocked WhatsApp, mypeople and Line on the same grounds.
Dhaka police claims it has nabbed 'Bangladesh coordinator' of IS
Dhaka, Jan 19 : Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has claimed that it has nabbed the "Bangladesh coordinator" of Middle East-based terror group, Islamic State (IS).