Bangladesh sees major change in Indian
Bangladesh News 24 hoursBangladesh sees major change in Indian policyBangladesh News 24 hoursBut issues of bilateral interest, particularly the unresolved Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) and the Teesta water-sharing deal dominate public interest in Bangladesh amidst his goodwill visit. Foreign Secretary Haque said they discussed all issues ...Eagerly waiting to visit Bangladesh: PM Modi writes to Sheikh HasinaEconomic TimesSAARC Yatra: Foreign Secy Jaishankar meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina ...Zee NewsIndian foreign secy meets Bangladesh counterpartThe Daily StarThe Indian Express -The New Indian Expressall 419 news articles »
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:31 pm
No End in Sight for Bangladesh's Political
Voice of AmericaNo End in Sight for Bangladesh's Political StalemateVoice of AmericaKOLKATA—. For the past eight weeks in Bangladesh, more than 100 people have died in bomb attacks on public vehicles and alleged police shoot-outs, as the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies continue a nation-wide ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 9:20 pm
Johns Hopkins student is daughter of blogger
Johns Hopkins student is daughter of blogger slain in BangladeshBaltimore SunRoy, a naturalized American citizen who lived in Athens, Ga., was visiting Bangladesh to attend a book fair with his wife, Rafida Ahmed. An engineer by training, Roy created an online community of atheists and free thinkers of South Asian descent.
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 3:23 pm
Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh - Full
Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh - Full EpisodeAl Jazeera AmericaFollowing two deadly factory disasters, Fault Lines traces Bangladesh's garment supply chain to investigate whether U.S. retailers, like Walmart, know where their clothes are being made. In November 2012, a fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory in ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 2:54 pm
Rival Blogger Arrested in Connection With
Wall Street JournalRival Blogger Arrested in Connection With American's Death in BangladeshWall Street JournalDHAKA, Bangladesh—Police said Monday they had arrested an Islamic fundamentalist blogger in connection with last week's killing of a Bangladeshi-born American writer critical of religion. Commander Mufti Mahmud Khan of the paramilitary Rapid Action ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 2:53 pm
Bangladesh seizes $1.4 million in gold from
Bangladesh's customs officers caught a North Korean diplomat trying to smuggle an estimated $1.4 million worth of gold into the country, a senior official said on Friday. "We recovered the gold both in the form of bar and ornaments from Son Young Nam, the First Secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Dhaka," said Moinul Khan, the Director General of the Custom Intelligence department, adding ...
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:15 pm
Bangladesh lose batsman Anamul to injury,
Adelaide (Australia) (AFP) - Bangladesh have called up experienced Imrul Kayes to replace Anamul Haque who suffered a tournament-ending right shoulder injury in the six-wicket Word Cup win over Scotland in Nelson on Thursday.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 6:33 pm
Bangladesh Islamist appeals against death
By Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - A senior leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party appealed to the Supreme Court on Thursday to scrap the death penalty passed on him for genocide and torture of civilians during the country's 1971 war. Thursday was the last day permitted for Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, 63, an assistant secretary general of the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, to appeal for a review ...
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 7:02 am
Iqbal leads Bangladesh to important win over
(Reuters) - Tamim Iqbal came agonisingly close to scoring Bangladesh's first World Cup century as his side completed a six-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Thursday. Iqbal scored 95, while Mohammad Mahmudullah (62) and wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim (60) also contributed as Bangladesh achieved 322-4, their highest successful run chase in one-day ...
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:26 am
Bangladesh beats Scotland by 6 wickets in
NELSON, New Zealand (AP) — Tamim Iqbal scored 95 to steer Bangladesh's largest successful run chase in one-day international cricket as it beat Scotland by six wickets to keep alive its quarterfinal chances at the World Cup.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 12:56 am
Bangladesh observing historic March 7
On this day in 1971, Bangabandhu called upon all Bangalis to join the struggle for independence from Pakistan. Addressing tens of thousands gathered at the Race Course ground (now Suhrawardy Udyan) in Dhaka, Bangabandhu proclaimed: “Ebarer sangram amader ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:15 pm
Women fight oppression in Bangladesh
As I walked through the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, I became aware of so much suffering, especially for women. I saw a woman who was forced to leave her crying infant laying on a blanket alone on the sidewalk as she ran around frantically ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 11:30 am
North Korean Diplomat Stopped In Bangladesh
Customs authorities in Bangladesh would like to know what a top North Korean diplomat was doing with $1.4 million in gold in his luggage as he arrived on a flight from Singapore to Dhaka. "We recovered the gold both in the form of bars and ornaments from ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 10:04 am
Bangladesh seizes 60 pounds gold cost $1.4
DHAKA: Bangladesh seized about $1.4 million worth of gold from a North Korean diplomat at Dhaka airport, according to a senior official. Customs officers detained Son Young Nam, the First Secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Dhaka, upon his arrival ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 4:59 am
Bangladesh seizes 27kg of gold from North
Bangladeshi customs authorities seized nearly 27 kilograms of gold, worth about $1.7 million, from a North Korean diplomat on Friday after he tried to smuggle in the bullion using diplomatic immunity. Armed police and customs officials at Dhaka airport ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 4:43 am
Bangladesh police arrest newspaper's acting
Police in Bangladesh on Thursday arrested the acting editor of a pro-opposition newspaper on several charges, including sedition.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 10:09 pm
Hardline Muslims rally in Bangladesh amid
Hundreds of thousands of members of a hardline Muslim group rallied in Bangladesh's capital on Saturday to demand authorities enact anti-blasphemy laws to punish people who insult Islam.
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 2:47 am
Bombs explode during general strike in
Suspected opposition supporters have exploded homemade bombs in Bangladesh's capital during a nationwide general strike called by government opponents. No one was injured in the blasts.
Posted on 26 March 2013 | 11:11 pm
Tornado in Bangladesh leaves 20 dead, 200
A tornado that ripped through 20 villages in eastern Bangladesh has killed 20 people and injured 200, a government official said Saturday.
Posted on 22 March 2013 | 8:36 am
Bangladesh's figurehead president dies at 84
Bangladesh's figurehead president, Zillur Rahman, died Wednesday at a hospital in Singapore. He was 84.
Posted on 19 March 2013 | 5:11 pm