Bangladesh President Mohammad Zillur Rahman dies in Singapore - 2 months ago
Bangladesh President Mohammad Zillur Rahman, a close aide of the country's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, died on Wednesday at a Singapore hospital where he was being treated for kidney and respiratory problems, officials said. He was 85.
46 killed as violence over Islamist leader's death sentence continues in Bangladesh - 2 months ago
Delwar Hossain Sayedee, vice-president of the Jamaat-e-Islami, was was sentenced to death by International Crimes Tribunal after he was found guilty of eight counts out of 20, involving rape, mass killings and atrocities during the 1971 freedom war against Pakistan.
Five killed in Bangladesh clashes between Islamists and police - 2 months ago
At least five people, including a woman, were killed and over 50 others injured today as police opened fire during clashes with Islamists who enforced a nationwide shutdown demanding execution of "atheist bloggers" for alleged blasphemy.
Bangladesh to honour Mukherjee, 152 other foreigners - 6 months ago
The foreigners would be honoured for their contribution to the country's independence in 1971, coinciding with its 42nd Victory Day celebrations this year.
Bangladesh wishes Pranab Mukherjee a successful tenure as Prez - 10 months ago
Bangladesh's top leadership congratulated Mukherjee and expressed optimism that Indo-Bangla relations would grow further under his "direction".
Death toll in Bangladesh ferry mishap climbs to 65 - 1 year ago
Warning that the toll may rise further, officials said the rescuers were trying to raise the wreckage of the ferry to bring it ashore.
Not interested in World Bank presidency: Muhammad Yunus - 1 year ago
Yunus said that being a "regular critic of World Bank," he was against the regulations and activities of the bank.
Bangladesh demands immediate action against BSF personnel - 1 year ago
Bangladesh's Foreign Ministry requested the Indian authorities to conduct a thorough inquiry into the incident and take appropriate action.
Bangladesh army says it foiled plot to topple government - 1 year ago
Bangladesh army arrested two former officers besides launching a manhunt for a fugitive officer while 16 others are being kept under strict military vigil.
Bangladesh, Russia ink nuclear deal to set up atomic reactors - 1 year ago
Energy-starved Bangladesh today inked a landmark nuclear cooperation deal with Russia that includes the setting up of an atomic power plant in the country's northwestern Pabna district.