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Bangladesh to add 400,000 new Bangla words to Google
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government will add 400,000 new Bangla/Bengali words to Google Translate on its Independence Day on March 26 in a bid to enrich the language on the internet, media reported on Friday.

Friday, March 20, 2015 8:04:06 PM

Eight charged in Bangladesh blogger's 2013 murder
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka has framed charges against eight people in connection with the murder of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider in 2013, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:02:09 PM

Bangladesh opposition alliance extends nationwide strike
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's 20- party opposition alliance announced on Tuesday an extension of its ongoing 72-hour nationwide strike in Bangladesh till Friday morning, demanding the safe return of a spokesperson.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:52:13 AM

Khaleda ordered to appear in court next month
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia was ordered on Monday to appear before a trial court on April 13 in a coal mine graft case.

Monday, March 16, 2015 2:26:16 PM

Bangladesh PM rules out talks with opposition party chief
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday ruled out chances of a dialogue with BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia whose party has been enforcing a crippling blockade across the country.

Sunday, March 15, 2015 1:44:04 AM

Bangladesh building collapse toll seven, search ends
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Search work ended on Friday at the site of an under-construction cement factory building which collapsed in Bangladesh's Bagerhat district, killing at least seven people.

Friday, March 13, 2015 4:04:03 PM

Six killed in Bangladesh building collapse
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least six people were killed when a building under construction collapsed in Bangladesh's Bagerhat district, media reported Thursday.

Friday, March 13, 2015 2:06:23 AM

Khaleda arrest, office search once police get warrants: Hasina
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday that opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia's office will be searched and she will be arrested once the police received the requisite warrants.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 1:30:06 AM

Bangladesh police hand over Avijit Roy murder evidence to FBI
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) Evidence related to the murder of Bangladesh-born blogger-writer Avijit Roy has been given to the US's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), police said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:24:04 PM

'Police watched while Avijit Roy was being killed'
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) The policemen on the Dhaka University campus did not act to save Bangladesh-born blogger-writer Avijit Roy but simply looked on while he was being killed, his widow Rafida Ahmed Banna said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:44:04 PM

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