Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) The Bangladesh poll schedule "cannot be said to have been properly thought through", said a leading daily which observed that the announcement was made in "undue haste".
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 1:10:04 PM
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bangladesh Election Commission Monday announced that the country will undergo parliamentary elections next year Jan 5.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:54:03 AM
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) At least 50 people, including three firefighters and policemen, were injured Sunday in clashes that erupted after thousands of Bangladesh garment workers attacked a fire station in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka.
Sunday, November 24, 2013 7:02:04 PM
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Thursday signed a loan agreement worth $90 million to overhaul the South Asian country's secondary education sector and build the foundation for developing a skilled labour force.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 5:10:04 PM
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) Thousands of garment workers Tuesday staged violent demonstrations after two of their colleagues died Monday evening when the labourers, demanding higher minimum wage, clashed with police in a key apparel hub.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 5:38:04 PM
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Despite the main opposition alliance's threat to boycott elections, Bangladesh's "disputed" polls-time cabinet was sworn in Monday here at the President House.
Monday, November 18, 2013 4:04:03 PM
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) A Bangladeshi court here Sunday acquitted former prime minister Khaleda Zia's eldest son Tarique Rahman of money laundering charge while sentencing his close business associate to seven years in prison over the same charge.
Monday, November 18, 2013 7:12:05 AM
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Five top leaders of Bangladesh's opposition detained last week were Thursday sent to eight days' police remand in two cases filed against them for allegedly attempting to kill policemen and creating violence in the capital city.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 3:48:06 PM
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangladesh garment workers again staged violent protests Thursday though the owners agreed to pay them a minimum monthly salary of about $68.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 1:28:11 PM
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) The apex body of Bangladesh's woven garment manufacturers Wednesday decided to shut down all garment factories in Ashulia on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka following workers' unrest over wage hike.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:48:03 AM
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