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Two JMB activists awarded death sentence in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) A court in Dhaka sentenced two activists of the militant Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to death Wednesday, for shooting dead a police informant during a search operation nearly eight years ago.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:22:18 PM

Bangladesh bans funeral prayers for war criminals
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has banned namaaz e janaza or prayers before funerals for the 1971 war criminals in capital Dhaka, the country's Liberation War Affairs Minister Muzammel Hoque confirmed, according to media reports Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 1:02:09 PM

Bangladesh ex-minister jailed for hurting religious sentiments
Dhaka, Nov 25 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh capital Tuesday sent a sacked minister to jail for hurting Muslims' religious sentiments.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:32:06 PM

Another Islamist to die for Bangladesh war crimes
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) A special court Monday sentenced to death another Islamist leader who committed war crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 Liberation War.

Monday, November 24, 2014 4:08:03 PM

War crimes accused gets death in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) The International Crimes Tribunal-1 in Bangladesh Monday has given the death sentence to Mohammed Mobarak Hossain, a former Razakar commander from Brahmanbaria's Akhaura for war crimes during the 1971 Liberation War.

Monday, November 24, 2014 2:56:19 PM

Don't miss this gigantic selfie
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) A group of at least 1,151 people in Bangladesh have taken a selfie together with their Nokia Lumia 730 smartphone - making it one of the gigantic selfies fit to become the world's largest selfie.

Monday, November 24, 2014 2:06:15 PM

Bangladesh beats Zimbabwe in second ODI
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 68 runs in the second one day international (ODI) at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chittagong Sunday, to go 2-0 up in the five-match cricket series.

Monday, November 24, 2014 5:20:04 AM

Burdwan blast mastermind's wife held in Dhaka
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) The women's wing chief of the terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) who confessed to training at least 25 women in West Bengal has been arrested here, the media said Sunday.

Sunday, November 23, 2014 3:24:04 PM

16 Bangladeshi, Myanmar human traffickers sued
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) Two days after a boat carrying nearly 600 migrants was seized in the Bay of Bengal near Bangladesh's southeastern border with Myanmar, two separate cases have been lodged against the human traffickers, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:14:18 PM

Bangladesh among countries facing increased terror risk: Study
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Bangladesh faces the risk of a substantial rise in terrorist activities in the future, according to a study by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:08:04 PM

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