Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President Md. Abdul Hamid has given his consent to the 16th Constitution Amendment bill, empowering parliament to sack Supreme Court judges.
Monday, September 22, 2014 6:12:19 PM
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) A one-day hartal by ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia's 20-party opposition alliance demanding cancellation of last week's constitutional amendment threw normal life out of gear across Bangladesh Monday.
Monday, September 22, 2014 5:36:14 PM
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) A Dhaka court Monday started the trial of former prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia on corruption charges in her absence.
Monday, September 22, 2014 2:56:18 PM
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) A female worker died and scores of others fell sick after drinking water at their factory in Bangladesh Saturday.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 4:52:09 AM
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Former prime minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led opposition alliance has called for a countrywide dawn-to-dusk strike for Monday to protest the latest constitutional amendment empowering parliamentarians to impeach apex court judges.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 11:52:21 PM
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) The Bangladesh Parliament has passed a constitutional amendment to regain its power to impeach apex court judges.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:10:04 PM
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has called for a country-wide shutdown to press its demand for release of its top leader, Delwar Sayedee, whose death sentence was commuted by the Supreme Court Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:14:04 PM
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Wednesday commuted the death sentence of convicted Jamaat leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee to "imprisonment till death".
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:40:04 PM
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's apex court will Wednesday deliver the final judgment on an appeal against the verdict of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 sentencing an Islamist party leader to death for war crimes, including mass killings, during the country's Liberation War 42 years ago.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:02:17 PM
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) About two million out of 3.5 million cows slaughtered in Bangladesh each year are smuggled in from India as the local market fails to meet the demand, media reported Monday.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00:04 PM
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