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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, Oct.30 (ANI): War criminal Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem will know his fate on Sunday.
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, 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, 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, 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).
Dhaka, Oct.24 (ANI): The body of war criminal Ghulam Azam, who died Thursday night, has been handed over to his family.
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.
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.
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.
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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