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B'desh: Police fire tear gas at students protesting against unfair job quotas

The govt has reserved 56 per cent of civil service jobs for the families of veterans from the independence war and disadvantaged minorities.

09 Apr 2018 8:40 AM

Rise of radical Islamic forces in Bangladesh stirs concern amidst experts

Around 500,000 women were reportedly violated by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators.

03 Apr 2018 9:36 PM

Liberal Hindu Bangladeshi lawyer disappears after Islamist trials

Ratish Chandra Bhowmik, a respected prosecutor and champion of minority rights, has not been seen since Friday morning.

01 Apr 2018 5:56 PM

Bangladesh cops detain man for faking his death over failed cricket bet

A video of Adel Shikder's purported murder was shared some 10,000 times within days, prompting a hunt for his body.

27 Mar 2018 8:42 PM

Bangladesh court grants embattled ex-PM Khaleda Zia bail extension in graft case

The charges against Zia had led to her boycotting polls in 2014, which triggered widespread protests at the time.

26 Feb 2018 7:19 PM

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Khaleda Zia gets 5-year jail for graft

Ex-PM may be disqualified from polls; fugitive son sentenced too.

09 Feb 2018 2:32 AM

Corruption charges lead to 5 yrs jail term for ex-B'desh PM Khaleda Zia

In the same case, her son Tarique Rahman and four others have been sentenced to 10 years in jail.

08 Feb 2018 2:55 PM

‘No place to be born’: 48,000 births projected in Rohingya refugee camps

Save the Children based its projection of new births on an estimate of how many of the refugees were pregnant.

05 Jan 2018 3:29 PM

Bangladesh police detain social media activist for defaming Islam

'The charge against him is that he hurt religious feeling by mocking Prophet Mohammed and made bad comments against Islam.’

27 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

Bangladesh celebrates 1971 war victory, honours Indian veterans

The 1971 war veterans of both Bangladesh and India once again got together to celebrate the victory.

17 Dec 2017 11:20 AM

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NYC subway blast: B'desh police detain suspect’s family members

The device prematurely exploded between two subway platforms near Port Authority, America's largest bus terminal.

13 Dec 2017 1:09 PM

B'desh condemns US subway attack after suspect transpires to be its national

Bangladesh Police said they are unauthorised to comment on the suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant.

12 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

Pope Francis wraps up Asia tour after meeting Rohingyas refugees

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed support for the long-suffering Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 6:00 PM

After much precaution in Myanmar, Pope uses ‘Rohingya’ for refugees in B’desh

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed his support for the Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 3:35 PM

Pope Francis leads giant open-air mass in Dhaka ahead of Rohingya meeting

Francis praised Bangladesh for giving refuge to the Rohingya who have flooded in since a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August.

01 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

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Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh, likely to address Rohingya issue

It the second leg of the Pope's tour to the region amid heightened Rohingya crisis.

30 Nov 2017 3:59 PM

Hindu man arrested for allegedly ‘sparking’ riots via Facebook post: Bangladesh

His Facebook post led to an arson attack on over 30 homes of the minority community in Bangladesh.

15 Nov 2017 4:49 PM

Bangladesh chief justice resigns after accusations of graft

Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is believed to be visiting his daughter in Canada, was accused of serious crimes in October.

12 Nov 2017 1:32 PM

B’desh: 4, including 1 pilot arrested; planned to crash into politicians’ homes

Bangladesh has witnessed a number of Islamist attacks since 2013 on foreigners, liberals and religious minority.

01 Nov 2017 2:57 PM

Bangladesh: 11 who attempted to assassinate Sheikh Hasina, get 20 years jail term

The Dhaka court also handed down life imprisonment to the accused for blasting bombs on the same day in 1989 at the house of Ms Hasina.

30 Oct 2017 10:49 AM

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