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Rallies banned, security tightened in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Dec 26 (IANS) Security has been tightened in Gazipur on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka since Friday morning to prevent any untoward incident following the opposition's decision to hold a pre-scheduled rally defying a police ban.

Friday, December 26, 2014 6:40:05 PM

Khaleda Zia appears in anti-graft court
Bangladesh, Dec 24 (IANS) Bangladesh police Wednesday used tear gas and rubber bullets against opposition protestors, as they clashed outside a make-shift court in Dhaka, where former prime minister Khaleda Zia appeared for hearing in two graft cases.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 3:48:04 PM

Modi govt softens stance on Bangladesh border disputes
DHAKA, Dec 24 (IANS) The Indian leadership apparently has softened its stance towards Bangladesh on its long-running border disputes though there was a credibility deficiency in the past.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 3:10:04 PM

Three get death penalty in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Dec 23 (IANS) A Dhaka court Tuesday awarded the death penalty to three persons for the 2010 beheading of a mechanic, Rubel, in Old Dhaka.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 6:04:04 PM

Bangladesh politician sentenced to death
Dhaka, Dec 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's war crimes court Tuesday sentenced a former government minister to death for rape and genocide during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan, media reported.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 5:50:05 PM

Arrest warrant for Khaleda Zia's former secretary
Dhaka, Dec 21 (IANS) A Bangladesh court Sunday issued arrest warrants against 11 people, including Khaleda Zia's former political secretary Harris Chowdhury, in the murder case of former finance minister Shah A.M.S. Kibria, a media report said.

Sunday, December 21, 2014 6:20:07 PM

Bangladesh replaces judge hearing Khaleda Zia case
Dhaka, Dec 18 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has appointed a new judge for the court trying graft cases against Khaleda Zia, chairperson of the country's main opposition party Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:42:31 PM

Two arrested with 'drone' making components in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Dec 17 (IANS) Police in Bangladesh Wednesday said they have arrested two activists of the radical Ansarullah Bangla Team in Dhaka with components for making a remote-controlled aerial surveillance "drone".

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:04:07 PM

Two 'generals': 1971 surrender ceremony at Dhaka re-enacted
Dhaka, Dec 17 (IANS) The singers had just finished their patriotic numbers when a shrill whistle rent the air.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:52:23 AM

Bangladesh celebrates 43rd anniversary of Victory Day
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Tuesday celebrated the 43rd anniversary of its victory over the Pakistani forces in 1971 War of Liberation in which about three million people were killed.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:48:03 PM

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