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Bangladesh: Security forces storm militant hideout; 3 dead

Bangladesh has been witnessing a spate of attacks on secular activists, foreigners and religious minorities since 2013.

01 Apr 2017 4:17 PM

12 labourers killed in Bangladesh road accident

Bangladesh has one of the highest fatality rates for road accidents in the world.

26 Mar 2017 3:03 PM

Blasts kill six as Bangladesh commandos storm Islamist hideout

Police primarily suspect the blasts were the work of a new faction of the homegrown extremist group, Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

26 Mar 2017 11:46 AM

IS suicide bomber blows himself up near Dhaka airport

He blew the explosives tied to his waist at a police outpost at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

25 Mar 2017 9:41 AM

Suicide bomber blows self up in RAB camp in Bangladesh

A man carrying explosives entered the of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) camp and blew it up, said Home Minister.

17 Mar 2017 3:30 PM


Acid attack victims redefine beauty in Bangladesh fashion show

The fashion show aimed to redefine the notion of beauty while calling attention to the menace of such attacks.

08 Mar 2017 12:40 PM

Bangladesh man with 28 marriages jailed after ‘25th wife’ files complaint

Yasin Byapari was arrested by the police from his 27th wife's home at Taltali area of Barguna district.

27 Jan 2017 8:35 PM

Doctors have to write legibly: Bangladesh Court

The court has ruled that doctors have to type their prescriptions out or write using block letters.

10 Jan 2017 3:43 PM

'Mastermind' of Dhaka cafe attack killed during raid: police

The bodies of Nurul Islam Marzan and another suspected extremist were found after officers raided a property in Rayer Bazar neighbourhood.

06 Jan 2017 1:58 PM

Bangladesh 'Tree Man' sees hope after 16 surgeries

Bajandar became a celebrity after his condition was widely covered in local and international media.

06 Jan 2017 9:28 AM


Bangladesh: Police arrest 5 suspected militants for New Year 'terror plot'

The five were believed to be members of a faction of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) group.

28 Dec 2016 5:08 PM

Female jihadists take centre-stage: Dhaka witnesses first 1st suicide bomber

Two others were killed in the raid - woman killing herself by detonating suicide vest and teenage boy whose cause of death remains unclear.

25 Dec 2016 6:22 PM

Woman, teen blow themselves up in police raid

The militants are believed to be operatives of a Bangladeshi jihadist group behind the July 1 terror attack at a Dhaka cafe.

25 Dec 2016 3:11 AM

Sheikh Hasina: All traitors who sided with Pak to be in the dock

The rehabilitation took place during the tenure of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman, Bangladesh’s first military ruler.

16 Dec 2016 2:10 AM

Hindu temple vandalised, 3 idols smashed in B'desh

‘A group with vested interests may have carried out the crime to disrupt communal harmony,’ police said.

04 Dec 2016 6:17 PM


ISIS had deep links with Dhaka attacker, activities in B'desh could intensify

Documents show that the Islamic State group has built deeper connections with Bangladeshi militants than was previously known.

01 Dec 2016 12:59 PM

Famed 'Afghan Girl' to travel to India for free treatment

Gula arrived in Kabul last week days after she was detained by Pak authorities allegedly for obtaining fake Pak national identity card.

13 Nov 2016 1:38 PM

Communal harmony should be retained: Sheikh Hasina

As a Muslim majority country it is the moral responsibility of all of us to take care of the minorities, Bangladesh PM said.

12 Nov 2016 8:48 PM

Bangladesh arrests suspect in blogger, publisher murders

Detectives nabbed the 24-year-old, an intelligence wing leader of the banned outfit Ansar al-Islam from Dhaka's main railway station.

12 Nov 2016 3:06 PM