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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

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

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