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Last updated: Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:42:31 PM

35 Jamaat men held in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) Thirty-five activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami and its student front, Islami Chhatra Shibir, have been arrested from Bangladesh's Chittagong division in connection with cases of sabotage, police said Friday.

Friday, September 26, 2014 3:08:03 PM

Miscreants vandalise puja pandals in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) Miscreants vandalised five Durga Puja pandals in Bangladesh's Kishoreganj district, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:16:11 PM

Modi to brief Bangladesh PM on destabilisation threats
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ask his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to be alert to threats she faces when they meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:12:17 PM

Bangladesh empowers parliament to sack SC judges
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President Md. Abdul Hamid has given his consent to the 16th Constitution Amendment bill, empowering parliament to sack Supreme Court judges.

Monday, September 22, 2014 6:12:19 PM

Strike by opposition alliance cripples life in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) A one-day hartal by ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia's 20-party opposition alliance demanding cancellation of last week's constitutional amendment threw normal life out of gear across Bangladesh Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2014 5:36:14 PM

Khaleda Zia goes on trial on charges of graft
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) A Dhaka court Monday started the trial of former prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia on corruption charges in her absence.

Monday, September 22, 2014 2:56:18 PM

One dead after drinking contaminated water in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) A female worker died and scores of others fell sick after drinking water at their factory in Bangladesh Saturday.

Sunday, September 21, 2014 4:52:09 AM

Bangladesh opposition calls for nationwide strike for Monday
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Former prime minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led opposition alliance has called for a countrywide dawn-to-dusk strike for Monday to protest the latest constitutional amendment empowering parliamentarians to impeach apex court judges.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 11:52:21 PM

Bangladesh Parliament regains authority to impeach judges
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) The Bangladesh Parliament has passed a constitutional amendment to regain its power to impeach apex court judges.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:10:04 PM

Jamaat calls Bangladesh shutdown for release of leader
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has called for a country-wide shutdown to press its demand for release of its top leader, Delwar Sayedee, whose death sentence was commuted by the Supreme Court Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:14:04 PM

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