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Eagerly waiting to visit Bangladesh soon: Modi writes to Hasina

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his eagerness to visit Bangladesh soon in a letter which was on Monday handed over to his counterpart Sheikh Hasina by visiting Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, officials said.

Four burnt in Dhaka bus attack

 At least four people were burnt after firebombs were thrown on a bus in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a media report said on Monday.

Bangladesh arrests chief suspect in US blogger murder

Bangladesh`s elite security force said they had arrested an Islamist Monday over last week`s murder of the atheist American blogger Avijit Roy, accusing him of being behind earlier death threats.

Bangladesh court issues search warrant against Khaleda Zia's office

 A Bangladesh court has issued a search warrant against former prime minister Khaleda Zia`s Dhaka office after reports that she could be hiding fugitives and explosives there, media reported on Monday.

SAARC Yatra: Foreign Secy Jaishankar meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, holds talks

India on Monday said it expects to sign two agreements with Bangladesh soon to further boost bilateral trade and commerce as Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today held "constructive" talks with the top leadership here.

Bangladesh rallies for free speech after US blogger's murder

Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the predominantly Muslim nation.

Bangladesh pays tribute to US blogger killed in machete attack

Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation.

Graft cases: Khaleda Zia says no confidence in Bangladesh court judge

Bangladesh opposition party chief Khaleda Zia on Sunday expressed no-confidence in a trial court judge hearing two graft cases involving over USD 6,50,000 which could see her jailed for life.

PIA suspends flight to Bangladesh after expulsion row

Pakistan's national flag carrier has suspended flights to Bangladesh after a row over expulsion of one of its senior officials from Dhaka for allegedly smuggling fake currency, officials said on Friday.

BNP calls another Bangladesh shutdown from Sunday

Bangladesh's main opposition party BNP on Friday called for another 72-hour nationwide shutdown from Sunday, stepping up its nearly two-month-old tirade against the government demanding fresh polls under a non-party administration.

Bangladesh opposition calls another 72-hour strike

 Demanding fresh elections under a non-party caretaker government system, Bangladesh`s main opposition alliance Friday called another round of nationwide strike from Sunday morning.

Bangladesh blogger murdered by professional killers: Doctor

Those who killed US-based blogger Avijit Roy in Dhaka were professionals and dealt three blows with sharp weapons "very expertly and brutally" on the right side of the head of the victim who died from profuse bleeding, said the doctor who did the postmortem on the body Friday.

Pakistan International Airlines suspends services to Dhaka

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday decided to cancel all flights to Bangladesh till March 10 in response to the raid on the house of its country manager in Dhaka.

Bangladesh activists protest against US blogger`s murder

Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from Islamists.

US calls for due process, room for Bangladesh political opposition

The United States hopes due process will be followed after an anti-corruption court in Bangladesh issued arrest warrants for former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, the top US diplomat for South Asia said on Thursday.

Atheist US blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer`s family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.

US for a viable political opposition in Bangladesh

Expressing concern over the continuing political violence in Bangladesh, the US has called for a viable opposition to create inclusive processes and address the current impasse in the country, days after a court ordered the arrest of former prime minister Khaleda Zia in connection with two graft cases.

Bangladeshi writer attacked, dies in hospital

Bangladeshi writer Avijit Roy was attacked and killed by unidentified assailants Thursday and while his blogger wife was injured, media reports said.

ICC World Cup: Angelo Mathews hails `brilliant` Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara
ICC World Cup: Angelo Mathews hails `brilliant` Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hailed century makers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara as "brilliant" after they lifted the 1996 champions to a 92-run win over Bangladesh on Thursday.

ICC World Cup: Bangladesh captain let down by team in all departments against Sri Lanka
ICC World Cup: Bangladesh captain let down by team in all departments against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza described the 92-run defeat against Sri Lanka on Thursday as "frustrating", saying his team was not up to the mark in batting, bowling or fielding.