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Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up
NTPC arm to begin 300 MW power supply to Bangladesh from midnight
Sep 09, 2018, 01.47 PM (IST)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited.
Bangladesh ex-PM decries lack of justice over prison court hearing
Sep 05, 2018, 10.31 PM (IST)
The prison court appearance could escalate a rivalry between Khaleda and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who have dominated politics in Bangladesh for more than two decades.
'No helmet, no fuel' for Bangladesh bikers
Sep 05, 2018, 04.20 PM (IST)
The move is part of efforts to quell tensions after the city of nearly 20 million people was rocked by angry protests about poor road safety last month.
Bangladesh court refuses to hear award-winning photographer's case
Sep 04, 2018, 06.35 PM (IST)
Alam was arrested on August 5 for making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live during massive student protests in Dhaka.
Bangladesh may extend cooperation to new Pakistan government: PM Sheikh Hasina
Sep 03, 2018, 04.47 PM (IST)
'Imran Khan came to power after making massive struggle. We will extend cooperation to him if he seeks it from us,' she said
Saad Hammadi speaks with the political adviser to the Bangladesh PM
300K refugees turn to Bangladesh: UN
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Bangladesh: Journalist hacked to death by unknown assailants at residence
Aug 29, 2018, 12.48 PM (IST)
The police are investigating the case and have started a search for the killers.
Anniversary of Rohingya crisis marked in Bangladesh camps, Myanmar
Aug 25, 2018, 09.08 PM (IST)
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Security patrols had been increased in the conflict area ahead of the anniversary for fear of further violence.
Khaleda Zia, son directly involved in 2004 attack on Awami League rally: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
Aug 22, 2018, 12.57 PM (IST)
While Zia is currently serving a jail term in a corruption case, Rahman is residing in the UK under political asylum.
Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia gets bail in defamation case
Aug 14, 2018, 08.45 AM (IST)
The 72-year-old three-time former premier, however, will have to stay in jail as other cases are pending against her.
Five hardline Islamists get death sentence for war crimes in Bangladesh
Aug 13, 2018, 04.56 PM (IST)
The judges said the convicts had used rape as a weapon and that their victims had to live with the repercussions of those attacks for the rest of their lives.
In Bangladesh's 'war on drugs', 200 people shot dead by police in 4 months
Aug 13, 2018, 09.10 AM (IST)
Bangladesh's 'war on drugs' was announced by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in May. Critics say the crackdown reflects Hasina's increasingly authoritarian rule ahead of a general…
Bangladesh acquits British citizen held in 2016 Dhaka cafe attack
Aug 08, 2018, 09.14 PM (IST)
Rights group Amnesty International had campaigned for the release of Hasnat Karim
Watch: Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam arrested for spreading rumours on social media
Aug 08, 2018, 03.45 PM (IST)
Video provided to Reuters showed the photographer being led by police to a van before a court hearing
Bangladesh protests fizzle after days of violence
Aug 07, 2018, 06.53 PM (IST)
Nine days of protests saw tens of thousands of teenagers and students paralyse traffic in the capital Dhaka and beyond.
Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia gets 6-month bail in Cumilla bus arson case
Aug 07, 2018, 09.56 AM (IST)
Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman granted the 72-year-old leader the bail today, the bdnews24.com reported.