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Bangladesh SC upholds Jamaat leader's death penalty Dec 12, 7:56 pm
Dhaka, Dec. 12 (ANI): A full bench of the appellate division of the Supreme Court in Bangladesh on Thursday upheld the death sentence of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, clearing the way for his execution.
Dhaka, Dec.12 (ANI): Protesters continue to gather in Dhaka to demand the execution of Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah.
Dhaka, Dec.9 (ANI): Bangladeshi economist and political activist, Anu Muhammad has said the Jamaat-e-Islami is propagating its agenda and taking advantage of the political turmoil that has led to violent protests.
New York, Dec. 9 (ANI): The death sentence against Abdul Qader Mollah, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence, should immediately be stayed due to fair trial concerns, Human Rights Watch has said.
Bangladesh court orders Abdul Kader Mullah to be hanged Dec 9, 11:21 am
London, Dec. 09 (ANI): A Bangladeshi war crimes court has ordered prison authorities to hang Abdul Kader Mullah of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, months after he was sentenced to death.
BSF arrests suspected ISI agent from Bangladesh border Dec 8, 10:55 am
Agartala (Tripura), Dec.8 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) has arrested a suspected agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) with fake Indian currency notes from an area close to India-Bangladesh border in Tripura.
UN team in Dhaka to encourage pre-poll dialogue Dec 7, 2:06 pm
Dhaka, Dec.7 (ANI): A six-member United Nations team led by Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, has arrived in Bangladesh capital Dhaka with the objective of encouraging political parties to sit down for a dialogue and create an environment conducive to holding an inclusive, non-violent and credible election.
Dhaka, Dec.7 (ANI): December 2, 2013 was the last date for the filing of nominations for the tenth parliamentary elections being held on January 5, 2014. The BNP, which had declared its intention of not participating in the elections under a Sheikh Hasina led election-time government, confirmed its decision by not filing nominations.
Brussels (Belgium), Dec.6 (ANI): Experts gathered at the European parliament on Thursday and called for peace and tranquility, as they discussed the grim political situation in Bangladesh due to the ongoing clash between the leading parties which could delay or even derail elections due by January in the country.
Ex-Bangladesh dictator Ershad threatens to commit suicide Dec 5, 3:52 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 5 (ANI): Former military dictator of Bangladesh, Hussain Muhammad Ershad, has threatened to kill himself.
Dhaka, Dec.4 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Wednesday said India hoped that the forthcoming elections will strengthen democratic institutions, practices and processes in Bangladesh, while asserting that violence has no part in a democratic process
Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh to visit Bangladesh tomorrow Dec 3, 8:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will be undertaking her first visit to Bangladesh tomorrow to review aspects of bilateral relationship between the two neighbouring countries.
Dhaka, Dec.3 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it will monitor political violence in Bangladesh ahead of next year's ICC World Twenty20 in the troubled country but is "happy" for now with arrangements.
Dhaka/Narayanganj (Bangladesh), Dec.2 (ANI): Violence continues to dominate the Bangladesh landscape, as the battle between feuding political parties intensifies.
Bangladesh opposition announces fresh 72-hour blockade Nov 30, 2:06 pm
Dhaka, Nov. 30 (ANI): Bangladesh's main opposition has announced a 72-hour blockade starting Saturday over its demand for a non-party caretaker government to oversee the January 5 national elections.
PCB hoping Pak players get invited to IPL next year Nov 30, 9:04 am
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly hoping that their team's players might get a chance to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) next year.
London/Dhaka, Nov.29 (ANI): The chairperson of the Bangladesh War Crimes Fact Finding Committee, M. A. Hassan, has pinned his hopes on the tribunal, and said perpetrators of the 1971 liberation war will be brought to book.
European Parliament calls for calm ahead of polls in B'Desh Nov 29, 4:58 pm
Brussels/Dhaka, Nov.29 (ANI): Experts gathered in European parliament to discuss political uncertainty in Bangladesh and called for peace and tranquillity, as the feud between the leading parties could delay or even derail elections due by January in a country with a history of ferocious political violence and military intervention.
India steps up security along its borders with Bangladesh Nov 29, 4:58 pm
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): India's Border Security Force (BSF) said on Friday that security has been stepped up along its international border with Bangladesh due to the political uncertainty prevailing in the neighbouring country.
Bangladesh: Why Khalida Zia will not contest? Nov 29, 1:33 pm
Dhaka, Nov. 29 (ANI): The BNP-led 18 party alliance outrightly rejected the election schedule that called for elections on January 5, 2014.
Netherlands, Hong Kong qualify for 2014 World T20 Nov 29, 10:03 am
London, Nov 29 (ANI): The Netherlands and Hong Kong have qualified for the next year's World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh with their respective wins over Scotland and Papua New Guinea in the qualifiers.
Nepal qualifies for World Twenty20 with win over Hong Kong Nov 28, 8:53 am
Sydney, Nov 28 (ANI): Nepal will compete in a major cricket tournament for the first time next year after securing a berth in the upcoming World Twenty20 by beating Hong Kong by five wickets in a quarterfinal match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
Custom duty hike in Bangladesh hits orange exports in W.Bengal Nov 27, 7:02 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Nov.27 (ANI): Indian exporters have appealed to the Bangladesh Government to reduce the hiked custom duty imposed on oranges to facilitate cross-border trade between the two countries.
Bangladesh: Western perceptions on developments Nov 25, 6:18 pm
Dhaka, Nov.25 (ANI): The last week has seen a flurry of activities in the West about developments in Bangladesh. These include a hearing (November 20, 2013) by the U.S. House Sub-Committee on Asia titled "Bangladesh in Turmoil: A Nation on the Brink? And, a resolution in the European Parliament on Bangladesh on November 21, 2013.
India, Bangladesh vow to fight militancy and cross-border crimes Nov 25, 2:31 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): India and Bangladesh not only share a long border, but also have close bilateral ties. Recently, home ministers of both countries met in Tripura where they expressed their commitment to promote growth, and fighting militancy together.
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