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Bangladesh shuts down for 24-hours protesting death sentence of Islamist leader  Oct 31, 2:19 pm
Dhaka, Oct. 31 (ANI): Dhaka observed a 24-hour general strike on Thursday protesting the death sentence awarded to the Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party chief, Motiur Rahman Nizami, by the Bangladesh war crimes tribunal, as supporters of Jamaat said the government had used the tribunal to weaken its political opponents.
Fire damages BSEC building in Dhaka  Oct 31, 12:31 pm
Dhaka, Oct.31 (ANI): A fire broke out in the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEC) building in Dhaka's Kawran Bazar this morning.
India uncovers suspected plot to assassinate Bangladeshi PM  Oct 30, 3:24 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): India's top counter-terrorism agency on Wednesday declared that it had uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group to assassinate the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and carry out a coup.
Bangladesh, US agree to cooperate to stop terror financing  Oct 30, 1:17 pm
Washington, Oct.30 (ANI): Bangladesh and the United States have agreed to work together to stop all conduits for terror financing.
Bangladesh tops 32 nations in climate risk chart  Oct 30, 12:52 pm
Dhaka, Oct.30 (ANI): Bangladesh tops a list of 32 countries that face extreme risks because of climate change.
Dhaka tribunal to deliver verdict against Jamaat leader Mir Quasem on Sunday  Oct 30, 12:30 pm
Dhaka, Oct.30 (ANI): War criminal Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem will know his fate on Sunday.
Assam Govt. won't compromise on national security, integrity: Gogoi  Oct 29, 5:10 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): Asserting that his government would not compromise on national security and integrity, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said few men were arrested from the state's Barpeta district based on evidence linking them with Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).
Dhaka court sentences Jamaat-e-Islami chief Nizami to death(Update/Nizami Verdict)  Oct 29, 12:30 pm
Dhaka, Oct.29 (ANI): Finding Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami guilty in eight of the sixten war crime charges levelled against him, the International Crimes Tribunal-1 sentenced him to death by hanging during a hearing here on Wednesday.
Dhaka court reading out summary verdict against Jamaat-e-Islami chief Nizami  Oct 29, 11:50 am
Dhaka, Oct.29 (ANI): A special tribunal in Dhaka has started reading out the summary of its verdict in war crimes cases against Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes against humanity that he allegedly committed during the Liberation War in 1971.
Dhaka tribunal to deliver the verdict against Jamaat chief Nizami on Wednesday  Oct 28, 11:27 am
Dhaka, Oct.28 (ANI): A tribunal in Dhaka, Bangladesh, will deliver its verdict against Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami four months after deferring its judgement on a war crimes case lodged against the former.
Bangladesh, UAE for combatting terrorism, including IS  Oct 28, 11:27 am
Dhaka, Oct.28 (ANI): Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have expressed deep concern over the growing phenomenon of terrorism, and stressed the importance of combatting it, including the Islamic State in Iran and Syria.
Bangladesh Book Fair kicks-off in Kolkata  Oct 26, 4:18 pm
Kolkata, Oct. 26 (ANI): As part of the cultural cooperation programmes between New Delhi and Dhaka, the Bangladesh Book Fair kicked-off in Kolkata on Saturday.
Sheikh Hasina leaves for UAE on three-day visit  Oct 25, 2:16 pm
Dhaka, Oct.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this morning on a three-day official visit, aiming to further strengthen Bangladesh's bilateral relations with the oil-rich Gulf nation and increase manpower export.
21 nations sign China-led Asian bank MoU  Oct 24, 6:47 pm
Beijing, Oct.24 (ANI): Twenty one Asian countries, including Bangladesh and Nepal, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Friday to establish the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
War criminal Ghulam Azam's body handed over to family(Update/Ghulam Azam)  Oct 24, 12:06 pm
Dhaka, Oct.24 (ANI): The body of war criminal Ghulam Azam, who died Thursday night, has been handed over to his family.
Jailed Bangladesh Islamist leader convicted of 1971 war crimes passes away at 91  Oct 24, 9:53 am
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Bangladesh Islamist leader and convicted war criminal Ghulam Azam passed away Thursday at the age of 91.
BSF-BGB exchange sweets on Diwali  Oct 23, 9:05 am
Akhaura (Tripura), Oct.23 (ANI): As a goodwill gesture, on the occasion of Diwali, troops of paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) stationed along the India-Bangladesh border at Akhaura exchanged sweets with their Bangladeshi counterpart.
At least 33 killed in bus accident in Bangladesh  Oct 21, 12:31 pm
Dhaka, Oct 21 (ANI): At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured after a bus collided head-on with a truck in northwest Bangladesh.
Bangladesh will aim to reduce 20-point deficit against Zimbabwe during Test series  Oct 21, 11:45 am
Dubai, Oct 21 (ANI): Bangladesh would be aiming to reduce a 20-point deficit on Zimbabwe as both teams will aim to gain vital ranking points in their Test series, which starts on 25 October.
Kalam asks India and Bangladesh to promote economic prosperity to end terrorism, use jute  Oct 19, 8:28 am
Dhaka, Oct. 19 (ANI): Former president Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam has asked India and Bangladesh to join hands to promote economic prosperity to reduce and eventually end the menace of terrorism, and called upon business enterprises of the two nations to collaborate in the use of jute.
President Mukherjee calls for building strong and permanent Indo-Bangla ties  Oct 18, 6:51 pm
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday urged the youth delegation from Bangladesh to work to make the friendship between New Delhi and Dhaka strong and permanent.
India becoming safe haven for militants, says Bangladeshi activist  Oct 17, 4:35 pm
Dhaka, Oct.17 (ANI): Bangladeshi human rights activist and journalist Shahriar Kabir has said India is turning into a safe haven for militant groups, especially Jamaat-e-Islami.
PCB hoping second-tier teams' tours will bring international cricket back to terror-hit Pak  Oct 14, 2:56 pm
Karachi, Oct 14 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has said that tours from second-tier and smaller teams could help revive domestic cricket in Pakistan that has been hit by terrorist attacks fears.
Six suspected Bangladeshi militants arrested in West Bengal  Oct 14, 10:40 am
North 24 Parganas (West Bengal), Oct. 14 (ANI): West Bengal police arrested six suspected Bangladeshi militants on Monday in the Uttarpara area near the Basirhat border of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.
Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh not to lower marriage age  Oct 13, 4:09 pm
New York Oct.13 (ANI): Human Rights Watch (HRW) today said the Bangladeshi Government should set 18 as the minimum age for marriage to comply with international prohibitions against child marriage as it claimed that the proposed revisions would reverse the stated government aims to reduce child marriage.
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