Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) With her younger son Arafat Rahman detained in the early hours of Monday, former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia was under increased pressure to quit the country.
Monday, April 16, 2007 10:52:30 AM
Dhaka, April 16 (Xinhua) The second son of Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia was arrested early Monday, media reports here said.
Monday, April 16, 2007 9:32:02 AM
Dhaka, April 13 (DPA) Security forces in Bangladesh arrested former law and justice minister Moudud Ahmed at his residence in Dhaka Friday as the interim government stepped up an anti-corruption drive, detaining tens of thousands of people across the country, officials said.
Friday, April 13, 2007 10:51:56 PM
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia is under pressure to leave her country with her popularity within her Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on the wane and her wealth and assets likely to be probed soon, a media report said Friday.
Friday, April 13, 2007 8:25:15 PM
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Seventy-four people have been killed and 139,059 arrested across Bangladesh since Jan 11 when emergency was imposed in the country, says human rights body Odhikar.
Friday, April 13, 2007 12:46:59 PM
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government says it will 'not harass' top political leaders, but stresses that probes against them and into their wealth and assets will continue.
Friday, April 13, 2007 12:43:58 PM
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) The general elections in Bangladesh, called off amid political turmoil three months ago, would be held before the end of 2008, Chief Advisor Fakhruddin Ahmed said Thursday evening.
Thursday, April 12, 2007 11:10:52 PM
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina, who has been charged with the murder of six Jamaat-e-Islami (JEI) workers last year, has postponed her return from the US, says Awami League general secretary Abdul Jalil.
Thursday, April 12, 2007 3:14:01 PM
Dhaka, April 12 (Xinhua) Six people have died from encephalitis disease in western Bangladesh's Kushtia district in the last three days, which has created panic among people as the number of patients rises everyday.
Thursday, April 12, 2007 1:22:45 PM
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) A lawyer who secured murder convictions against Islamist militants in Bangladesh last year, leading to their hanging, has been shot dead in full public view.
Thursday, April 12, 2007 12:40:12 PM
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