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Last updated: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:06:11 PM

Bangladesh opposition calls for nationwide strike for Monday
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

Bangladesh Parliament regains authority to impeach judges
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

Jamaat calls Bangladesh shutdown for release of leader
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

Jamaat leader's death sentence commuted in Bangladesh
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

Bangladesh court to give verdict on Islamist leader's death rap appeal
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

Half the cattle slaughtered in Bangladesh is smuggled
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

Dhaka wants time-frame to resolve Teesta, land issues
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Bangladesh will seek "specific time-frame" from India to settle the Teesta water sharing and implement the land boundary agreement at the upcoming foreign ministers' meeting.

Sunday, September 14, 2014 4:08:26 PM

Bangladesh PM inaugurates BIMSTEC secretariat in Dhaka
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday inaugurated the permanent secretariat of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in Dhaka.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 1:12:16 PM

Hasina, Modi to meet in US
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to meet in New York this month during the UN General Assembly (UNGA), media reported Saturday.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 12:26:08 PM

Health issues should find place in diplomacy: Harsh Vardhan
Dhaka/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Issues related to health should find a permanent place in international diplomacy, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2014 8:56:10 PM

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