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
Dhaka, Nov 12 (IANS) Less than two weeks after the seizure of about 200 gold bars, police at Bangladesh's main airport in capital Dhaka Tuesday morning again seized 320 gold bars weighing about 37 kg from a plane arriving from Doha in Qatar, an official said.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 3:26:05 PM
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) Bangladesh government ministers have submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of the cabinet reshuffle as part of the formation of an all-party interim government to conduct parliament polls slated for early 2014.
Monday, November 11, 2013 3:02:03 PM
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) Nearly 50,000 garment workers, unhappy with the last week's wage hike, Monday staged violent demonstrations in key apparel hubs on the outskirts of capital Dhaka.
Monday, November 11, 2013 2:10:04 PM
Dhaka, Nov 10 (IANS) A man was killed and dozens, including police personnel, were injured Sunday in stray incidents of violence during the first day of a nationwide 84-hour non-stop general strike enforced by Bangladesh's main opposition alliance.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 7:22:05 PM
Dhaka, Nov 10 (IANS) Bangladesh's State Minister of Law Qamrul Islam Sunday said Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP) top leaders, including former prime minister Khaleda Zia, would be arrested if the opposition continues "vandalism and terrorist activities".
Sunday, November 10, 2013 5:04:04 PM
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