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Bangladesh coup attempt foiled (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) An attempt to topple Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government by engineering a coup by a group of military officers has been thwarted, the Bangladesh Army ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s killing outrages CJA


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Wednesday expressed outrage over the slaying of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad and urged the Pakistan government to do all ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Netherlands’ innings against Bangladesh


March 14th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, March 14 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Netherlands innings against Bangladesh in a World Cup Group B match here Monday:Netherlands: Eric Szwarczynski run out (Shakib Al Hasan) 28 ... Read more...

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Bangladesh asks Canada to deport Mujib killer


February 21st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) Bangladesh has asked Canada to deport a former army colonel who is one of the six fugitive convicts in the 1975 assassination of Bangladesh's founding president Sheikh ... 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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Indian enclave attacked after Bangladeshi killed


October 17th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 17 (IANS) Police detained three people who burnt over 200 houses at an Indian enclave on the border after a group of Indians killed a Bangladeshi, a media report said ... Read more...

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Police chief of town that saw violence removed


March 4th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday removed the police chief of Khagrachharhi Sadar town that witnessed violence against Buddhist tribals in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). Mohammed Shahriar Khan was transferred to Rajshahi ... Read more...

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Five killers of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman hanged (Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 28 (IANS) Five former army officers were handcuffed and their heads covered with black hoods before a jail official dropped his handkerchief, a signal to pull the lever to ... Read more...

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Noose tightens around Mujib killers, review petitions dismissed (Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed their review petitions of the five former army officers in prison for the killing of country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. They ... 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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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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Bangladesh president rejects Mujib killers’ mercy petitions


January 19th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman has rejected the mercy petitions of three of the five former army officers who were sentenced to death for the killing of the ... 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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Death warrants issued for five Mujib killers (Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 3 (IANS) A Dhaka court Sunday issued death warrants against five former Bangladesh Army officers convicted for killing the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman 34 years ago. District ... Read more...

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Court issues death warrants for five Mujib killers


January 3rd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 3 (DPA) A Dhaka court Sunday issued death warrants against five former army officers convicted in the assassination of Bangladesh's founding President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, court officials said. District and sessions ... Read more...

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Court to issue death warrants for Mujib killers


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) A Dhaka court will Wednesday issue death warrants against five former army officers, who are now in the condemned cells, for killing Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ... Read more...

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Interpol red alert for Mujib killers


December 1st, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Interpol has issued a red alert for six former Bangladesh Army officers who have been convicted for killing the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman 34 years ago. Home ... Read more...

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Four Mujib killers to seek president’s pardon


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) Four of the five former army officers who were sentenced to death for killing Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will seek the presidential pardon, jail officials announced ... Read more...

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Don’t execute Mujib killers, Amnesty tells Dhaka


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) International human rights watchdog Amnesty International has urged Bangladesh not to execute five former army officers who have been sentenced to death for the killing of country's ... Read more...

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12 to die for killing Bangladesh’s founding father Mujib (Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Thursday rejected appeals of five former army officers and confirmed death sentence on seven others, who are living abroad, for killing the country's founding ... Read more...

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Bangladesh wants to bring back fugitive killers of Mujib


November 9th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 9 (IANS) Bangladesh wants custody of fugitive former army officers hiding abroad, who killed founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members on Aug 14, 1975, for an ... Read more...

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Hasina vows retrial of those who killed leaders in 1975


November 4th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Bangladesh government will seek retrial of former army officers responsible for killing four leaders who were part of the country's ... 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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Three killed in Iran copter crash


August 16th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Aug.16 (ANI): Three people were reported killed when an army training helicopter crashed on Sunday west of Tehran.Iran state television quoted the Governor of Iran's Shahriar Province, Mohammad Ali Erfan Manesh,as ... Read more...

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Eight killed in clashes at Iranian exile camp in Iraq


July 29th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad/Tehran, July 29 (DPA) Eight people have been killed and more than 455 injured in clashes between Iraqi security forces and an armed Iranian rebel group in northwesten Iraq, authorities said Wednesday. Abdel-Nasser ... Read more...

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Eight Bangladeshi men held in Delhi for immigration racket


July 26th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Ten people, including eight Bangladeshi nationals, have been arrested in the capital for helping people from Bangladesh illegally immigrate to Greece and other European countries via Turkey, ... Read more...

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Media bodies criticise arrest of seven Gambian journalists


June 24th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) president Hassan Shahriar has expressed "shock and outrage" at the arrest last week of seven Gambian journalists, saying government's anti-democratic actions "are another ... Read more...

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CJA deplores threats to journalists’ safety in Swat valley


April 6th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 6 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has asked Pakistan's national and provincial governments to ensure safety of journalists working under grim conditions in its Swat valley and other ... Read more...

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Two new judges appointed to restart Mujib’s murder trial


March 6th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) Two high court judges will resume trial in the assassination of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and several of his family members and political associates in August ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi writer cleared of sedition charges


October 25th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) Prominent Bangladeshi writer and poet Shahriar Kabir, who visited India to meet minority Hindu families that had fled his country following poll-time violence in 2001, has been cleared ... Read more...

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‘News-advertisement lines getting blurred in Indian media’


October 16th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kuching (Malaysia), Oct 16 (IANS) While the Indian media has been "robust and free", it has betrayed "disquieting tendencies of the blurring of lines between advertising and news", a senior Indian journalist ... Read more...

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Diplomatic missions in Dhaka told not to give visas to Bangladesh war criminals


November 26th, 2007 - 7:19 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, Nov.26 (ANI): The Ekattorer Ghatok Dalal Nirmul Committee, a forum for promoting a secular Bangladesh and demanding the trial of War Criminals of 1971, today sent a list of 10 notorious ... Read more...

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