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Bangladesh court invalidates ex-military ruler’s laws


May 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has declared illegal the laws and rules that were passed when General H.M. Ershad was in power.A six-member Appellate Division bench headed ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s senior-most judge resigns after being superseded


May 12th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's senior-most judge, Justice Shah Abu Nayeem Mominur Rahman resigned Thursday, a day after being superseded for the post of chief justice for the second time.President ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court bans fatwa as punishment


May 12th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Thursday ruled against 'fatwa' (Islamic religious edict) being issued as punishment against hapless women.The Supreme Court modified a High Court verdict of 2001, ... Read more...

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Court invalidates provision for caretaker Bangladesh government


May 10th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court Tuesday declared illegal the constitutional provision for a caretaker government taking office three months before a general election and organising the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court dismisses Grameen, Yunus appeals (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Bangladeshi Nobel laureate and Grameen Bank pioneer Muhammad Yunus Thursday lost a third consecutive appeal before the Supreme Court against his removal from the bank.After the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court dismisses Grameen, Yunus appeals


May 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Thursday dismissed two petitions challenging an order removing Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus as managing director of Grameen Bank.A seven-member bench of the Appellate ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court adjourns Yunus hearing


April 6th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court Wednesday adjourned hearing on the two petitions filed by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and nine Grameen Bank directors challenging Yunus' removal as ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court confirms Yunus removal from Grameen Bank (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court Tuesday confirmed the removal of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus as the managing director of the Grameen Bank that he had founded ... Read more...

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Apex court confirms Yunus removal from Grameen Bank (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court Tuesday confirmed the removal of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus from as the managing director of the Grameen Bank that he had ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Supreme Court to hear Yunus’ plea Tuesday


April 4th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the plea of Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus challenging his removal from the managing director's post last month.A seven-member ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court adjourns Yunus hearing till April 4


March 29th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Tuesday adjourned till next Monday the hearing on an appeal of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and his supporters challenging his removal as the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh probes allegations of forged court orders


March 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh Supreme Court has ordered a probe into the allegations of granting of bail by lower courts to several undertrials on the basis of forged documents ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court seeks scholars’ opinion on fatwas


March 11th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court has sought the opinion of Islamic scholars on the status and application of fatwas, or religious edicts, in the country.Taking up a ... Read more...

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Dhaka court rejects plea on `war criminals’ in Pakistan


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court Wednesday rejected a writ petition seeking a direction to the government to bring back to trial 195 Pakistan Army personnel accused of killing ... Read more...

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1975 Dhaka killings: Government may appeal against accused


January 11th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the government to appeal against the acquittal of those accused of gunning down four top leaders of the freedom movement in ... Read more...

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Zia firm over strike despite losing apex court appeal (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia, who lost an appeal before the Supreme Court Monday against her eviction from her Dhaka cantonment government house, persisted with her call ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court upholds Zia’s eviction


November 29th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia Monday lost her appeal before the country's Supreme Court against her eviction by the government from her Dhaka cantonment house.The apex court ... Read more...

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Bombs hurled at Bangladesh chief justice’s house


November 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) Two handmade bombs were hurled at Chief Justice of Bangladesh A.B.M. Khairul Haque's home here, a media report said Friday. There were no casualties.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s former PM evicted amid protests (Fourth Lead)


November 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia was Saturday evicted from her government home and reached the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) office amid protests by her supporters.The ... Read more...

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Girl stalked, father dies fearing media spotlight


June 4th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) The father of a girl who was stalked by a youth in Bangladesh died of a heart attack as he feared media attention. Saiful Islam Munna, a resident of ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry to help illuminate 20 Delhi monuments during Games


April 13th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The tourism ministry would finance the illumination of 20 centrally protected monuments in the national capital in time for the October Commonwealth Games. "With financial support from the ... Read more...

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CPI-M condemns ‘gruesome’ killing of party workers


January 12th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday condemned the "gruesome" killing of four party activists in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district Monday, where two of ... Read more...

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Five-judge bench to resume trial in Sheikh Mujibur’s murder


October 4th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Chief Justice M.M. Ruhul Amin Sunday constituted a five-member bench to resume the trial for the assassination of the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and ... Read more...

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Pak troops kill 114 Taliban in Dir, Swat


July 21st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 21 (ANI): Pakistani security forces have killed at least 114 Taliban militants in two separate operation in Lower Dir and Swat regions, while three army officials have also lost ... Read more...

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Dhaka park where Pakistan army surrendered to have memorials


July 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 9 IANS) Suhrawardy Udyan, the huge park in the heart of the national capital where the Pakistan Army surrendered to the Indian and Bangladeshi forces in 1971, is set to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh orders probe into 2001 post-poll violence


May 6th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 6 (IANS) A court here Wednesday directed the Bangladesh government to constitute a commission to probe violence against religious minorities in the aftermath of general elections in 2001. Responding to ... Read more...

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Malaysian kids doing well after surgery in Bangalore


December 15th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 15 (ANI): Two Malaysian children with heart ailments are recuperating well after undergoing successful surgeries at the Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Bangalore on December 11.The ... Read more...

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Court restores rank to former Bangladesh Army chief


February 20th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court has restored the rank of a four-star general to a former chief of the Bangladesh Army, declaring that the government's decision to strip him ... Read more...

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