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Last updated: Sunday, March 01, 2015 1:40:06 AM

Bangladesh government forms special tribunal for troublemakers
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh government is mulling the formation of a special tribunal to try those fomenting trouble during the current blockade and shutdowns enforced by the BNP.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:12:05 PM

Bangladesh court issues death warrant against Jamaat leader
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal has issued a death warrant against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 2:54:04 PM

Jamaat leader sentenced to hang in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) A Bangladesh court Wednesday sentenced a Jamaat-e-Islami leader to death for leading pro-Pakistan militias to commit war crimes such as murders, genocide and abductions in Pabna in 1971.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:22:10 PM

Khaleda Zia charged with instigating bomb attacks
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition party leader Khaleda Zia has been charged with instigating bomb attacks on a march led by Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan in Dhaka, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 3:24:04 PM

Bangladesh ruling party supporters demonstrate against blockade
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Thousands of supporters of Bangladesh's ruling party marched Monday towards ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia's office, demanding an end to her opposition alliance's countrywide transport blockade.

Monday, February 16, 2015 4:28:03 PM

Bangladesh opposition hails move to end political impasse
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia has welcomed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's call for a dialogue to end the ongoing political impasse.

Monday, February 16, 2015 12:20:04 PM

Big, positive step in inter-country Saarc travel
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc), the eight-nation regional economic grouping which started its journey 30 years ago but failed to make much headway, has taken a big and positive step in promoting intra-regional travel.

Sunday, February 15, 2015 4:36:08 PM

'Bangladesh opposition calls shutdown'
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) A statement from the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Saturday announced another nationwide strike to press for a new general election under a non-party caretaker government system, a media report said.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:08:04 PM

Bangladesh PM condemns killings in name of Islam
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday wondered how those who practice Islam can bring themselves to burn people alive in the name of political agitations.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 8:40:03 PM

Blast near a sit-in against blockade in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) A handmade bomb exploded near the site of a token hunger-strike by business groups in Dhaka demanding that the export-oriented readymade garment (RMG) sector be kept out of the purview of the ongoing transport blockade sponsored by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) since Jan 5.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 5:26:12 PM

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