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Bangladesh sentences 10 to death for plot to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh sentences 10 to death for plot to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

The 76 kg explosive was detected and defused, sparking a manhunt for those responsible for the assassination attempt on Hasina, who is in her third term as leader of Bangladesh`s secular government.

Aug 20, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Sad that Sindh not a part of India: LK Advani

BJP patriarch L K Advani today rued that the Pakistani province of Sindh, where he was born, is not a part of independent India.

Apr 10, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Tripura to supply extra 60 MW to Bangladesh

Tripura to supply extra 60 MW to Bangladesh

"Our engineers have tested the transmission lines... and given an okay," Tripura Power and Transport Minister Manik Dey told IANS.

Apr 06, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Bangladesh PM Hasina to visit India from April 7 to 10

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay a state visit to India from April 7 to 10 to further expand the cordial and cooperative relationship between the two neighbours, an official statement said today.

Mar 14, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

Bangladesh school, colleges ordered to report absent students

Bangladesh government today ordered all educational institutions in the country to give lists of students who have been absent for over 10 straight days. 

Jul 10, 2016, 16:33 PM IST
Bangladesh PM a jihadi sympathizer, says Taslima Nasreen after editor hacked to death

Bangladesh PM a jihadi sympathizer, says Taslima Nasreen after editor hacked to death

LGBT activist and editor of a transgender magazine Julhas Mannan and his friend Tanay Majumder were hacked to death in Bangladesh this week.

Apr 29, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Second Bangla editor named in 'plot to kill Hasina's son'

The police claimed that they have found involvement of detained Rahman in the alleged conspiracy to abduct and kill prime minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the US.

Apr 18, 2016, 23:32 PM IST
Bangladesh won't become 'secular', Islam to remain as its state religion

Bangladesh won't become 'secular', Islam to remain as its state religion

Bangladesh`s High Court on Monday dismissed a case filed by a citizen`s group to drop Islam as the state religion, a lawyer said.

Mar 28, 2016, 17:39 PM IST
India, Bangladesh finalise long-pending Teesta river deal: Official

India, Bangladesh finalise long-pending Teesta river deal: Official

Both sides were expected to sign the Teesta treaty in September 2011, one year after it was drafted, but it had to be shelved in the last minute.

Mar 06, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Hasina dismisses possibility of imposing emergency in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday ruled out any chances of declaring a state of emergency though the BNP and its allies were continuing with the violent blockade for a month.

Feb 05, 2015, 07:48 AM IST

Hasina vows to maintain Bangladesh`s secular chara

Hasina has vowed to maintain secularism as Bangladesh`s state policy, amid countrywide celebrations today to mark the Bengali New Year, seen by right-wing Islamists as "anti-Islamic" practice.

Apr 14, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee to receive top award in Bangladesh

President Pranab Mukherjee will be honoured by Bangaldesh government here on Monday in recognition of his contribution to the struggle that led to the birth of this nation 42 years ago.

Mar 03, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

Two held as Hasina charges father`s killers of terror links

Two people have been arrested as Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina accused killers of her father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, of organising a bomb attack on a lawmaker.

Oct 25, 2009, 15:30 PM IST

B`desh PM talks against corruption, but party men aren`t listening

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called corruption "the biggest barrier to poverty eradication", but her warnings to political colleagues have gone unheeded, media reports said.

Oct 18, 2009, 13:44 PM IST

Bangladesh PM moves to curb graft among political associates

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed officials to nab her Awami League (AL) subordinates who have allegedly been involved in the felling of 30,000 trees along the coast of Cox`s Bazaar.

Sep 17, 2009, 12:16 PM IST

B`desh PM dispels security fears over Asian highway via India

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has dismissed as "bogus" the campaign against the country being connected to the proposed Asian Highway through India.

Sep 10, 2009, 12:03 PM IST

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