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Remarkable progress by Bangladesh in reducing poverty: World Bank
Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) Bangladesh is recognized globally for making remarkable progress in reducing poverty and advancing human development, said Annette Dixon, World Bank vice-president for the South Asia region, Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 2:04:05 PM

Turmoil cost Bangladesh nearly $15.5 bn: Hasina
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Wednesday that the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led alliance's agitation and blockade since January has resulted in a loss of over taka 1.2 trillion (nearly $15.5 billion).

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:04:03 PM

Five men sentenced to death for rape in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Five men were sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court Wednesday for gang raping a teenaged girl in 2002, media reported.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:02:22 PM

Bangladesh student leader in police custody for plotting coup
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) A former student leader in Bangladesh, accused of plotting a possible coup in the country, was Wednesday remanded to 10 days in police custody by a court here, media reported.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:46:17 PM

19 kg gold seized at Bangladesh airport
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities seized 161 gold bars weighing nearly 19 kg in a massive gold haul at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:34:03 PM

Bangladesh ferry capsize toll rises to 78
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) The toll in Sunday's ferry capsize in Bangladesh's Padma river has risen to 78 with seven more bodies recovered Wednesday, bdnews24.com reported.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:18:03 PM

No charges against Al-Amin from ACSU: BCB president
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Wednesday said the anti-corruption unit of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has brought in no corruption charges against right-arm pacer Al-Amin Hossain, although the ICC security watchdog has given information about the player's whereabouts to the Bangladesh team management.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:20:11 PM

Arrest warrant against Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh has issued arrest warrants against ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and two others in two cases filed by the country's anti-graft body.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 1:52:12 PM

Two injured in Bangladesh petrol bomb attack
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Enforcers of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party's transport blockade torched a parked bus in central Bangladesh, burning two people who were asleep in the vehicle.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 1:48:03 PM

Bangladesh court issues arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) A court here Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, scrapping her bail in two cases filed by the country's anti-graft body.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:52:08 PM

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