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Second Bangladeshi identified among IS hostages
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) A second Bangladeshi national has been identified among the nine foreigners abducted by the Islamic State (IS) militant group from an oil field in Libya, according to media reports on Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 5:48:05 AM

Rape charges dropped for Bangladesh cricket hero Rubel
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) Bangladesh cricket star Rubel Hossain got good news along with his match-winning heroics on Monday at the World Cup as a Bangladeshi actress who filed a rape case against him said on Tuesday she was withdrawing the charges against the medium pacer.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:24:08 PM

Bangladesh slashes annual development spending
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) The highest economic policy-making body of the Bangladesh government has slashed the allocation for its Annual Development Programme (ADP) by 6.61 percent in the current fiscal (July 2014-June 2015).

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:00:05 PM

Bangladesh orders diplomat caught with gold bars to leave
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) The North Korean diplomat, who was caught with 27 kg of gold at Bangladesh's Shahjalal International Airport, was on Monday asked to leave the country.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:30:17 AM

Bangladesh opposition to relax shutdown after historic cricket win
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) The Khaleda Zia-led opposition alliance in Bangladesh has decided to relax the nationwide shutdown for 12 hours on Tuesday to celebrate Bangladesh's historic win over England in the cricket World Cup.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:36:23 AM

Bangladeshi among eight abducted by IS in Libya
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national was among eight foreigners abducted by Islamic State (IS) militants from an oil field in Libya, the Bangladeshi foreign ministry said on Monday.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:10:06 AM

Bangladesh's proud in-laws celebrate cricket win
Dhaka, March 9 (IANS) Fazlur Rahman Bhuiyan and Naznin Akther went crazy with joy on Monday after their two sons-in-law played a major role in helping Bangladesh knock out England from the World Cup cricket.

Monday, March 09, 2015 9:10:13 PM

Bangladesh war crime convict's hearing in April
Dhaka, March 9 (IANS) The hearing of a review petition filed against the death penalty awarded to Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader and war crimes convict Mohammad Kamaruzzaman will start on April 1.

Monday, March 09, 2015 2:20:14 PM

Police suspects extremists behind Avijit Roy's killing
Dhaka, March 9 (IANS) Police said on Sunday they suspect extremists were behind the killing of Avijit Roy and were planning to arrest 10 more people who had threatened the writer-blogger on social media.

Monday, March 09, 2015 3:22:17 AM

Avijit Roy's murder was planned well ahead
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said Saturday that Blogger-writer Avijit Roy's murder was planned well ahead.

Sunday, March 08, 2015 3:26:19 AM

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