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Last updated: Monday, March 02, 2015 2:56:18 PM

Police thwart attempt to besiege Khaleda's office
Dhaka, Feb 9 (IANS) Police Monday barred hundreds of pro-government activists from besieging the office of Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia.

Monday, February 09, 2015 3:26:18 PM

Dhaka-Kolkata train attacked in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 8 (IANS) Petrol bombs were hurled Sunday at the Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express train in Bangladesh amid a violent BNP-sponsored countrywide blockade.

Sunday, February 08, 2015 5:56:14 PM

Eight burnt to death in two Bangladesh bombings
Dhaka, Feb 7 (IANS) Eight people, including two children, were burnt to death Friday night in two separate petrol bomb incidents, while 31 people sustained burn injuries, amid a continuing countrywide blockade enforced by the opposition alliance, police said Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 3:00:05 PM

Bangladesh opposition calls 72-hour strike
Dhaka, Feb 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition alliance has called another nationwide strike from Sunday morning against "arrest and killing" of its leaders and activists.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 2:52:15 PM

Five killed in bomb attack on bus in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 7 (IANS) Five people, including three children, have been killed in fire bombing on a bus escorted by police in Bangladesh.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 4:06:05 AM

Bangladesh opposition party's student wing calls strike
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) A Bangladesh Islamist party's student wing has called a countrywide strike for Sunday amid the main opposition alliance's ongoing non-stop blockade campaign that entered the 32nd day Friday.

Friday, February 06, 2015 9:56:15 PM

16 held for Bangladesh violence
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) Police arrested 16 activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jamaat-e-Islami in Dhaka for their suspected involvement in the violence unleashed during the non-stop blockade that the BNP-led alliance enforced early January.

Friday, February 06, 2015 3:50:03 PM

Truck firebombed in Bangladesh, two killed
Dhaka, Feb 5 (IANS) Anti-government protesters allegedly firebombed a truck in northwestern Bangladesh Thursday, killing two people in continuance of a spate of arson attacks.

Thursday, February 05, 2015 4:32:07 PM

Hasina dismisses possibility of imposing emergency
Dhaka, Feb 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday ruled out any chances of declaring a state of emergency though the BNP and its allies were continuing with the violent blockade for a month.

Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:38:03 AM

Khaleda Zia instigated bus attack: Bangladesh Police
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia has been accused by police of "instigating" Tuesday's arson attack on a bus in Comilla district which left seven people dead, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 3:16:18 PM

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