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Six Hindu families leave Bangladesh after communal attacks: Daily
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) At least six Hindu families from Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district have left the country in the wake of Sunday's communal attack in which several temples were vandalised and more than 100 Hindu homes damaged, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 7:02:08 PM

Bangladesh lawmaker jailed for concealing wealth details
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) A lawmaker from the ruling Bangladesh Awami League party was on Wednesday jailed for three years for concealing information in his wealth statement to the country's anti-graft body.

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 2:52:04 PM

Bangladesh rights panel says attack on Hindus deliberate: Report
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday said that the large-scale attack on the Hindu community in Nasirnagar of Brahmanbaria was deliberate and carried out in a planned manner, a media report said.

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 1:28:05 PM

Mob vandalises Hindu temples, houses in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 31 (IANS) At least 15 temples along with hundreds of Hindu community houses were vandalised and looted by an unruly mob in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district, in the aftermath of a social media post allegedly showing disrespect towards Islam. Police have filed two cases against more than 1,000 people over Sundays attack, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, October 31, 2016 6:10:04 PM

England's Bangladesh tour a watershed moment: ECB CEO
Dhaka, Oct 27 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive has described the cricket team's ongoing tour of Bangladesh as "a watershed moment for world cricket".

Thursday, October 27, 2016 4:48:03 PM

Bangladesh launches helpline for vulnerable children
Dhaka, Oct 27 (IANS) Bangladesh on Thursday launched the country's first toll free helpline for children facing violence, abuse and exploitation.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 4:36:03 PM

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur eyes England win to celebrate 50th Test
Dhaka, Oct 27 (IANS) Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim is keen to celebrate the milestone of his 50th Test match by helping Bangladesh square the series against England.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:48:04 PM

Bangladesh leads South Asian neighbours in gender equity
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) Bangladesh leads South Asia in gender equity, at world rank 72, followed by India at rank 87, in the Global Gender Gap Index 2016 prepared by the World Economic Forum. Pakistan figures at a lowly 143 in the ranking.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:02:11 PM

Mushfiqur bemoans Bangladesh pacers' inability to get reverse swing
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) England seamers' ability to get the ball to reverse swing stood out in their 22-run win in the first Test in Chittagong in sharp contrast to our fast bowlers, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has lamented.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 5:22:03 PM

Animal rights activists sterilise dogs in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi animal rights activists have launched a street campaign in Dhaka to sterilise thousands of stray dogs to limit their population in a humane manner.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:08:04 PM

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