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Retired Indian Army officer to get Bangladesh award


June 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) A retired Indian Army officer will be honoured by the Bangladeshi government for saving Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and a few of her family members ... Read more...

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CBI gets list of Mujibur Rahman’s killers


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has received a list of six Bangladeshis suspected to have killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who had mentored the country's ... Read more...

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Coup attempt: Hasina says she wants democracy, peace


January 20th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) As reports came in of a coup attempt being foiled, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reasserted that she wants democracy and peace in the country.Two ... Read more...

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Gaddafi sheltered Mujibur killers: Hasina


August 28th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave shelter to the killers of then president and Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said.Hasina said Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s tariff commission wants equal transit fees for all


April 17th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Bangladesh should charge its neighbours between $4 and $50 per tonne of goods in transit fees depending on routes chosen by the user, the country's ... Read more...

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Hasina hopes World Cup will strengthen fraternity among nations


February 17th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday hoped the fraternity among nations will be further strengthened through the cricket World Cup and said her country felt privileged to ... Read more...

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Cricket captains to ride rickshaws to World Cup opening


February 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) The rickshaw, the common man's traditional transport in Bangladesh, will occupy the centre stage in Thursday's Cricket World Cup opening ceremony here. The captains of all participating teams ... Read more...

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India reiterates commitment to “zero death” in Bangladesh border


January 21st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by BNO News
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BNO NEWS) -- India on Thursday reiterated its commitment to "zero death" along the border with Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency reported.Indian home secretary GK Pillai said the death ... Read more...

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India ready to help Bangladesh in nabbing Mujib killers (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) India Thursday assured Bangladesh of full cooperation in apprehending two men who are said to be hiding in India after being convicted of killing Bangladesh's former president ... Read more...

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India ready to help Bangladesh in nabbing Mujib killers


January 20th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) India Thursday assured Bangladesh of full cooperation in apprehending two men who are said to be hiding in India after being convicted of killing Bangladesh's former president ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan Enthralls Dhaka Fans, Forgets To Promote Sundarban’s Mangrove Forests


December 13th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, the adulation by the audience was so lucrative that King Khan probably forgot about the serious job! Shah Rukh even greeted the fans in Bengali saying that he has brought ... Read more...

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SRK enthrals Dhaka crowd


December 12th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan enthralled a packed event in Dhaka, dancing to his hit numbers and also spoke snatches of Bangla. But the superstar did not ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seeks extradition of Mujib killers


August 16th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has asked countries, including India, where it suspects the killers of its founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman are hiding to track down and arrest ... Read more...

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After 62 years, Dhaka varsity to revoke Mujib’s expulsion


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) The Dhaka University is initiating steps to revoke an expulsion order issued 62 years ago against Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the man who later led the country's freedom movement. Then ... Read more...

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Statute changes needed to stop military takeover: Hasina


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called the move to amend the country's constitution "a historic responsibility" meant to prevent future seizure of power by the military. The ... Read more...

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Bangladesh not to give visas to 1971 war-crimes suspects


July 11th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 11 (DPA) Bangladesh has decided to send a list of suspected war criminals from the country's 1971 secession conflict with Pakistan to all Dhaka-based diplomatic missions asking them not to ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi to talk boundary disputes next month


June 6th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 6 (IANS) The Joint Boundary Working Group of Bangladesh and India is expected to meet next month to comprehensively address long-pending land boundary disputes, a media report quoting officials ... Read more...

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Bangladesh remembers ‘Mujibnagar’ era


April 17th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Saturday observed the 40th anniversary of the inauguration of its provisional government, when its then green and golden flag was unfurled for the first time at ... Read more...

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Move to bring six fugitive Mujib killers to Bangladesh


January 29th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 29 (IANS) Efforts were on to bring back to Bangladesh six fugitive killers of the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a minister said. The minister's statement came after five ... Read more...

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Mujib killers’ review petitions dismissed


January 27th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the review petitions filed by five former army officers who are lodged in prison over the killing of country's founding father Sheikh ... Read more...

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Bangladesh SC upholds death sentence for Mujib’s killers


January 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan 27 (ANI): Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a High Court verdict that confirmed the death sentences of 12 retired and dismissed army men involved in assassination of country's ... Read more...

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Hearing on Mujib killers’ review petitions concludes


January 26th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Tuesday concluded the hearing on the review petitions filed by five former army officers who are lodged in prison over the killing of country's ... Read more...

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Two Sheikh Mujib killers want death sentence commuted


January 25th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 25 (IANS) Two of the five former army officers lodged in prison for the 1975 killing of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman have appealed to the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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EU urges no death penalty as Bangladesh reviews political murders


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 23 (DPA) The European Union reiterated its opposition to the death penalty Saturday aimed at Bangladeshi authorities as they investigate deaths related to the country's 1971 independence struggle. Most parties ... Read more...

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India visit 100 percent successful: Hasina


January 13th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) Terming her visit to New Delhi "100 percent successful", Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday said the treaties signed with India would not only help bilaterally, but ... Read more...

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Mujib killers don’t deserve mercy: Bangladesh minister


January 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) The killers of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who are awaiting hanging "do not deserve mercy", the country's law minister said, but added "it is the president's ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-India summit talks likely Jan 11


December 17th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 17 (IANS) The prime ministers of Bangladesh and India are expected to meet in New Delhi Jan 11 to sign five agreements and discuss a wide range of bilateral ... Read more...

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Zia’s son may return to party fold


December 8th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) If all goes well, Tarique Rahman, son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia, may return in a key position in the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). Media reports said the ... Read more...

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Canada seizes passport of Mujib’s killer (Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Authorities in Canada have seized the passport of a former Bangladesh army officer convicted for killing the founder-president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, an official said here. Major (Retd) Noor Chowdhury ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hunts for Mujib killers on the run


November 20th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 20 (IANS) Bangladesh is determined to nab six former army officers linked to the assassination of founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who are believed to be living in foreign ... Read more...

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Security tightened as Dhaka awaits Mujib murder verdict


November 18th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has beefed up security and asked cadres of ruling Awami League not to organise processions as the country awaits the verdict Thursday in the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh rail network up for a make-over


November 9th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 9 (IANS) Neglected for long, Bangladesh's railway is up for a make-over to cope with the growing need for connectivity within the country and to prepare for joining the ... Read more...

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Gas exploration in Dhaka’s interest, says Hasina


September 21st, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh hasina Monday said awarding of gas exploration contracts to foreign firms was in the country's interest and "not a sell-out." Hasina said gas exploration is ... Read more...

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Diplomat wanted for killing ex-Bangladesh PM to stay in Malaysia


September 10th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) A former Bangladesh high commissioner to Malaysia, who is wanted for the killings of four top political leaders in Dhaka in 1975, is going to settle ... Read more...

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India, US feared rise of Islamist militancy in post-Mujib Bangladesh


August 15th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 15 (IANS) India and the US shared apprehensions of the rise of Islamist militancy in Bangladesh following the assassination of its founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman this day in ... Read more...

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