Dhaka, March 28 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh on Monday rejected a petition which challenged a constitutional amendment that gave Islam the status of the state religion.
Monday, March 28, 2016 4:58:03 PM
Dhaka, March 28 (IANS) A fire has swept through Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and one of the last remaining habitats for tigers, a Bangladeshi official said on Monday.
Monday, March 28, 2016 3:40:03 PM
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) Bangladesh will celebrate its 45th Independence Day on Saturday, the day it emerged as a sovereign nation, breaking the shackles of suppression of Pakistan.
Saturday, March 26, 2016 8:22:03 AM
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) As elsewhere in the world, Bangladesh Hindu community also celebrated Holi, the festival of colors, fun and frolic, on Wednesday with fervour.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 10:50:04 AM
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) Bangladesh on Tuesday reported the country's first case of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease that has been linked to birth defects and other health issues.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 5:46:02 PM
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh Police on Monday pressed charges against ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 33 others in a violence case.
Monday, March 21, 2016 7:34:04 PM
Dhaka, March 17 (IANS) Hackers, who stole $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank in February, had hacked a key printer that was used to print payment receipts, due to which the theft went undetected for some time, the reported on Thursday.
Thursday, March 17, 2016 3:40:02 PM
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) Hours after Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Atiur Rahman resigned on Tuesday, a former finance secretary was appointed as the new central bank chief.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:52:05 PM
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) The chief of Bangladesh's central bank resigned on Tuesday over a cyber heist involving over $80 million from its account with New York's Federal Reserve Bank.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1:02:28 PM
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangladeshi activists set off on a 200 km march from Dhaka to the Sundarbans on Thursday to protest against the $1.5 billion power plant near the world's largest mangrove forests which straddle both Bangladesh and India.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 8:32:03 PM
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