Denmark approves five-year development
Bangladesh News 24 hoursDenmark approves five-year development partnership with BangladeshBangladesh News 24 hoursPoverty alleviation, climate change, governance and rights will be the main areas for the Danish development effort in Bangladesh for the next five years after Copenhagen has approved the new 'partnership' plan.and more »
Posted on 1 May 2016 | 1:28 am
Bangladesh observes historic May Day with
Bangladesh News 24 hoursBangladesh observes historic May Day with call for workers-owners unityBangladesh News 24 hoursIn Bangladesh, the day is a public holiday. All offices, banks, industries and factories remain closed. President Md Abdul Hamid in a message called for establishing good worker-owner relations, ensuring fair wages and safe and congenial workplace.and more »
Posted on 30 April 2016 | 9:41 pm
Bangladesh Economy Projected to Rise
Bangladesh Economy Projected to Rise Gradually: World BankThe New Indian ExpressDHAKA: Despite external and internal challenges, the World Bank said Bangladesh's economy remained strong and resilient though it trimmed its growth forecast for the economy at less than 7 percent in the current 2015-16 fiscal year. The Bangladeshi ...and more »
Posted on 30 April 2016 | 8:57 pm
'Anyone could become a target': wave of
The Guardian'Anyone could become a target': wave of Islamist killings hits BangladeshThe GuardianThere is an eerie feeling out on the streets of Bangladesh. To some of the city's academics, activists and gay community, Dhaka now feels more dangerous than a war zone, after a spate of machete attacks by Islamist groups, including the murder last ...and more »
Posted on 30 April 2016 | 2:17 pm
What The Bangladesh SWIFT Hack Teaches About
ForbesWhat The Bangladesh SWIFT Hack Teaches About The Future Of Cybersecurity And CyberwarForbesCybersecurity headlines this week have been filled with emerging details of the February 2016 cyber theft of 81 million dollars from the Bangladesh central bank's holdings in the New York Federal Reserve Bank. In a nutshell, highly skilled attackers ...Hackers' $81 Million Sneak Attack on World BankingNew York TimesHackers likely to pocket US$70m in Bangladesh cyber heistSouth China Morning Postall 5 news articles »
Posted on 30 April 2016 | 1:08 pm
Bangladesh special forces arrest four
Bangladesh special forces arrested four suspected Islamist militants in the southern port city of Chittagong on Monday and seized a stash of small arms believed to be destined for a nearby training camp, a senior commander said. Lieutenant Colonel Miftah Uddin, head of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in the Chittagong region, said his forces raided a hotel following a tip-off and arrested ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:29 am
Two killed as Bangladesh Islamists protest
Two student activists have been shot dead in Bangladesh, police said Monday, as the largest Islamist party tried to enforce a nationwide strike to protest at the execution of a senior leader. There were also reports of protesters firebombing vehicles around the country as tensions ran high following the execution late Saturday of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:42 am
Bangladesh on alert after execution,
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of Bangladeshis poured onto the streets to applaud the execution of an Islamist party official on charges of crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 independence war, while security forces were on alert Sunday for a possible backlash from his supporters.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 12:51 am
Bangladesh executes Islamist party official
Authorities in Bangladesh on Saturday executed a senior Islamist party official convicted of crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 independence war against Pakistan, triggering a call for a nationwide general strike by the condemned man's supporters.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 6:27 pm
Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader for 1971
Bangladesh authorities hanged a top Islamist leader for overseeing a massacre during the nation's 1971 independence war against Pakistan, with hundreds of people in the capital Dhaka celebrating the death of a "war butcher". Security was tightened outside the jail and across the country as specially trained convicts took Mohammad Kamaruzzaman to a makeshift gallows and hanged him using a rope ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 6:23 pm
Priorities of Bangladesh
It refers the article “Towards a consensus on Bangladesh priorities” (August 14) by Bjorn Lomborg. The first priority must be building a consensus among the politicians and civil society about the form of government that will oversee the elections.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:14 am
Bangladesh arrests two more suspects over
DHAKA Bangladeshi police have arrested two more suspects in connection with the killing of an online critic of religious militancy. Militants have targeted secularist writers in Bangladesh in recent years, while the government has tried to crack down on ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:55 am
Next Big Thing In Bangladesh
Next Big Thing In Bangladesh --- Solar Irrigation Pumps | CleanTechnica Next Big Thing In Bangladesh — Solar Irrigation Pumps August 28th, 2015 by Anand Upadhyay If you have any interest in the off grid solar space, you would certainly be aware of ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:59 am
Bangladesh blogger murder case: 2 more
DHAKA: Two more members of an al-Qaida-linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh have been arrested in connection with the killing of a secular blogger who was brutally hacked to death here in the fourth such deadly attack this year in the country that ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:43 am
Bangladesh arrests 2 more suspects in
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh have arrested two more suspected members of a banned militant group thought to be behind the slaying of a secular blogger, the fourth such killing this year. Dhaka Metropolitan police official Mahbub Alam ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:21 pm
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