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Last updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:48:05 AM

Slain Bangladeshi online activist 'went into hiding'
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) Slain online Bangladeshi activist Nazimuddin Samad went into hiding at for some days after getting death threats for writing against religious extremism.

Saturday, April 09, 2016 6:08:06 PM

No blogs by Nazim found: Bangladesh police
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) Bangladesh police on Saturday said they are yet to find any blogs written by murdered online activist Nazimuddin Samad, but have found a diary he maintained since 2009.

Saturday, April 09, 2016 3:24:05 PM

China provides Bangladesh fund for eighth friendship bridge
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) The Chinese government will provide Bangladesh grant assistance of about $50 million for construction of the eighth Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge.

Friday, April 08, 2016 8:32:04 AM

Mustafizur approaches IPL with 'open mind'
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman is approaching his first year in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with an "open mind".

Thursday, April 07, 2016 1:32:06 PM

20 million drink arsenic-laced water in Bangladesh: Report
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is failing to adequately respond to naturally occurring arsenic in drinking water across large areas of rural Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. Some 20 million people still drink contaminated water.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 1:12:06 PM

Khaleda Zia gets bail in five cases
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Tuesday surrendered to separate courts in Dhaka before securing bail in five cases related to violence, graft and sedition.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 3:30:03 PM

Bangladesh bans vuvuzela from Bengali New Year procession
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh has banned the vuvuzela, the popular but noisy South African horns, from the country's most colourful procession, the Mangal Shobha Jatra, in the capital Dhaka.

Sunday, April 03, 2016 5:50:04 PM

Bangladesh's ex-PM seeks bail in bus bombing case
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister and main opposition leader Khaleda Zia is expected to appear in court and seek bail after an arrest warrant being issued over a bus bombing attack, her lawyer said on Sunday.

Sunday, April 03, 2016 5:26:04 PM

Over 1 million students taking HSC exams in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Over 1.2 million students across Bangladesh on Sunday appeared for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent exams.

Sunday, April 03, 2016 2:08:03 PM

Bangladesh Islamist party chief's plea against death term deferred
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) The appellate court here has deferred the hearing on a petition of Motiur Rahman Nizami, chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, to review the Supreme Court verdict upholding his death sentence.

Sunday, April 03, 2016 12:56:03 PM

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