Bangladesh arrest two suspected Islamists over blogger murder

The Bangladesh police on Thursday arrested two suspected members of a banned Islamist group over the brutal killing of an atheist blogger, an official said.

Steve Smith to pick Ricky Ponting's brain for captaincy tips
Steve Smith to pick Ricky Ponting's brain for captaincy tips

New Australia captain Steven Smith will seek counsel from former skipper Ricky Ponting on how to lead the team and be its best batsman in a period of transition.

Bangladesh court indicts 10 men in brutal killing of teenager

 A court on Monday indicted 10 people and issued arrest warrants against three absconding accused in the brutal killing of a 13-year-old Bangladeshi boy that triggered a nationwide outrage after a video of him being traumatised went viral.

Taslima Nasreen's visa extended by one year

Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's visa was on Friday extended for a year by the Home Ministry.

Three Bangladeshis arrested for illegally staying in India

Three Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested for allegedly illegally staying in the country, police said on Friday.

India-Bangladesh joint SOP to counter fake currency notes

India and Bangladesh have agreed to draft a standard operating procedure (SOP) to counter the growing menace of fake currency notes, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Thursday.

Two BSF jawans return to base after flag meeting with Border Guard Bangladesh

 Two BSF jawans, who were attacked by cattle smugglers from Bangladesh at Balerdhepa in Sipahijala district yesterday and later handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), returned to their bases here last night following a flag meeting.

Bangladesh arrests top lawyers for `funding` militants

Bangladesh has arrested three Supreme Court lawyers for allegedly passing thousands of dollars to a new Islamic militant group in the port city of Chittagong, police said Wednesday.

Sheikh Hasina meets Prez Pranab, condoles demise of his wife

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and offered her condolences on the demise of his wife Surva.

Kidnapped BSF troopers handed over to India

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has handed over two injured Indian troopers to the Border Security Force (BSF) after they were kidnapped by Bangladeshi smugglers, police said here on Wednesday.

Bangladeshi smugglers abduct two Indian border guards

Two Indian border guards were kidnapped by Bangladeshi smugglers on Tuesday along the Tripura border, police said.

Bangladesh elite force confirms arrest of Briton who masterminded blogger murders

 The elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Bangladesh on Tuesday confirmed that it had arrested three suspected Islamist militants for their role in the murders of two prominent atheist bloggers.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to attend Suvra Mukherjee's funeral
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to attend Suvra Mukherjee's funeral

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the last rites of President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Suvra Mukherjee on Wednesday.

Bangladesh arrests Briton over blogger murders

Bangladesh`s elite security force Tuesday arrested three suspected Islamist militants, including a British citizen who police said was the "main planner" of the murders of two prominent atheist bloggers.

UAE visit: PM Modi talks about India's relations with neighbours

PM Modi talks about India's relations with neighbours 

Six Indian fishermen on way back home from Bangladesh

Six fishermen from Kakinada who landed in Bangladesh due to drifting of their boat are on their way back home on Sunday, a senior official said.

Bangladesh president, PM wish Pranab's wife early recovery

Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday called President Pranab Mukherjee to inquire about the health of his wife Suvra Mukherjee, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi.

Five insurgents killed in southeast Bangladesh: Army

Bangladeshi troops shot and killed at least five suspected insurgents in a pre-dawn raid on a jungle hideout in the restive Chittagong Hill Tracts Saturday, authorities said.