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10 killed in poll-related violence as voting underway in Bangladesh

3 men were shot by police while 6 others died in clashes between activists from ruling Awami League Party and Oppn BNP.

30 Dec 2018 3:33 PM

2 dead in clashes as Bangladesh votes, Sheikh Hasina likely to win

One man died when police opened fire on opposition activists who they say had attacked a polling station in the southern town of Bashkhali.

30 Dec 2018 12:23 PM

Voting begins in Bangladesh polls, Sheikh Hasina seeks 4th term as PM

Hasina's rival ex-premier Khalida Zia, who is reportedly partially paralysed, faces uncertain future in Dhaka jail.

30 Dec 2018 10:25 AM

Bangladesh intensifies security as Hasina seeks re-election on Sunday

13 people have been killed in clashes between supporters of Awami League and activists of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

29 Dec 2018 6:05 PM

Bangladesh deploys 6 lakh security forces ahead of elections today

The forces include elite Rapid Action Battalion, navy, border and coast guards and auxiliary police units -- are providing security.

29 Dec 2018 1:39 PM

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None turned up voluntarily: Rohingya repatriation effort fails, Yangon blames Dhaka

About 1,000 Rohingya men, women and children protested against repatriations, shouting 'We want justice'.

16 Nov 2018 1:05 PM

Official casts doubts over Rohingya repatriation, says none want to return

Fearing repatriation, refugees who fled to Bangladesh with testimony of murder, rape and arson after a military crackdown went into hiding.

15 Nov 2018 12:33 PM

Khaleda Zia's jail term in corruption case doubled to 10 years

The decision came day after Zia, 73, was ordered jailed for 7 yrs in separate case, piling pressure on opposition ahead of national poll.

30 Oct 2018 11:59 AM

Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia gets 7 more years in jail over graft case

Zia is already serving a jail term since February after being convicted in another case related to embezzlement of funds of an orphanage.

29 Oct 2018 12:41 PM

Bangladesh newspaper editors protest 'anti-press' digital security law

President Abdul Hamid had approved the Digital Security Act on October 8 amidst widespread protests by journalists and rights group.

16 Oct 2018 1:53 PM

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Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia's son gets life for 2004 grenade attack

Tarique Rahman, son of Zia, was sentenced to life and 19 others were given death sentence by court over 2004 grenade attack.

10 Oct 2018 3:56 PM

'Floating schools' turn tide on climate change in Bangladesh

BRAC University students recently unveiled a model for floating a bamboo home that can survive flood or be relocated in case of inundation.

04 Oct 2018 12:09 PM

India hands over relief supplies to Bangladesh for Rohingyas

Bangladesh, facing a big influx of Rohingyas, called on international community to intervene and pressure Myanmar to address the issue.

18 Sep 2018 6:43 PM

Bangladesh woman journalist hacked to death at her residence

Subarna Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV and also worked for the Daily Jagroto Bangla newspaper.

29 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.

13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM

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Journalists give B'desh govt 72-hours to arrest those who attacked colleagues

At least seven photojournalists were injured in attacks with sharp weapons, sticks and iron rods while covering the protests on Sunday.

07 Aug 2018 6:03 PM

Student protests surge in Bangladesh capital, US envoy’s car attacked

Protests have flared repeatedly in Dhaka since two students were killed last week by speeding buses.

06 Aug 2018 1:59 PM

Photographer clicks couple kissing in Bangladesh; beaten up, fired

The photojournalist said that the couple didn’t object to picture and wouldn’t tolerate being a victim of moral policing. 

28 Jul 2018 3:27 PM

Nearly 600 women raped in last six months in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad prepared the report compiling news published in 14 dailies from January 1 to June 30.

17 Jul 2018 1:39 PM

Dhaka vow to Rajnath Singh: Will act firm on terrorism

India has offered to send more relief material and supplies to help Bangladesh deal with the needs of those in the relief camps.

16 Jul 2018 1:29 AM

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