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PM Narendra Modi holds bilaterals on Commonwealth meet sidelines

Prime Minister Modi also met Seychelles President Faure and discussed cooperation in areas of trade and investment and other bilateral issues.

20 Apr 2018 1:10 AM

Student protests turn Dhaka University into battleground, 100 injured

As violence spread across the campus, thousands of male and female students launched into pitched battles with police.

09 Apr 2018 4:56 PM

B'desh: Police fire tear gas at students protesting against unfair job quotas

The govt has reserved 56 per cent of civil service jobs for the families of veterans from the independence war and disadvantaged minorities.

09 Apr 2018 8:40 AM

Rise of radical Islamic forces in Bangladesh stirs concern amidst experts

Around 500,000 women were reportedly violated by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators.

03 Apr 2018 9:36 PM

Depends on Allah: Rohingyas in B’desh camps brace for monsoons with hope

Bangladesh is lashed by typhoons, and the Rohingya camps are clustered in a part of the country that records the highest rainfall.

11 Mar 2018 7:13 PM

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Bangladesh court grants embattled ex-PM Khaleda Zia bail extension in graft case

The charges against Zia had led to her boycotting polls in 2014, which triggered widespread protests at the time.

26 Feb 2018 7:19 PM

It’s vendetta in Dhaka. India must not meddle

India has chosen not to react publicly to the developments in Bangladesh.

15 Feb 2018 2:06 AM

Trouble in Bangladesh

Khaleda’s elder son Tarique Rahman, now resident in London, has also been sentenced, to 10 years in jail.

11 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

Bangladesh celebrates 1971 war victory, honours Indian veterans

The 1971 war veterans of both Bangladesh and India once again got together to celebrate the victory.

17 Dec 2017 11:20 AM

B'desh condemns US subway attack after suspect transpires to be its national

Bangladesh Police said they are unauthorised to comment on the suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant.

12 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

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Pope Francis wraps up Asia tour after meeting Rohingyas refugees

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed support for the long-suffering Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 6:00 PM

After much precaution in Myanmar, Pope uses ‘Rohingya’ for refugees in B’desh

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed his support for the Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 3:35 PM

Pope Francis leads giant open-air mass in Dhaka ahead of Rohingya meeting

Francis praised Bangladesh for giving refuge to the Rohingya who have flooded in since a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August.

01 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

No return of Rohingyas without international monitors: Human Rights Watch

Rights groups have accused security forces of atrocities, including mass rape, arson and killings.

24 Nov 2017 5:08 PM

Bangladesh, Myanmar sign agreement on return of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home.

24 Nov 2017 4:56 PM

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Myanmar, Bangladesh sign Rohingya deal

Repatriation of refugees to start in 2 months; Fears that Myanmar Army may obstruct deal.

24 Nov 2017 12:55 AM

Of Congress’ inertia & Uma’s silence

It is widely believed that even as a former President Dr Mukherjee can play a role in improving Dhaka-New Delhi ties.

19 Nov 2017 5:19 AM

B’desh: 4, including 1 pilot arrested; planned to crash into politicians’ homes

Bangladesh has witnessed a number of Islamist attacks since 2013 on foreigners, liberals and religious minority.

01 Nov 2017 2:57 PM

Bangladesh: 11 who attempted to assassinate Sheikh Hasina, get 20 years jail term

The Dhaka court also handed down life imprisonment to the accused for blasting bombs on the same day in 1989 at the house of Ms Hasina.

30 Oct 2017 10:49 AM

Rohingya crisis: B’deshi oppn asks Sheikh Hasina to follow Indira Gandhi’s footsteps

The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.

28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM

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