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Bangladesh MP hired 8 lookalikes to give her BA exams

22 Oct 2019

Bangladesh MP hired 8 lookalikes to give her BA exams

While politicians in India straight-up lie about their educational qualifications, a lawmaker in Bangladesh chose a different route to attain a degree.

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh's PM for third-consecutive term

07 Jan 2019

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh's PM for third-consecutive term

Sheikh Hasina was sworn in as Bangladesh's Prime Minister for a third consecutive term today after her Awami League's landslide victory in the December 30 election.

Bangladesh: Hasina talks about priorities, sets economic reforms as first

01 Jan 2019

Bangladesh: Hasina talks about priorities, sets economic reforms as first

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that she will be the "premier of all" Bangladeshis and her government's first priority would be to continue the economic reforms.

#BangladeshElection: One killed, 10 injured in Awami League, BNP clash

30 Dec 2018

#BangladeshElection: One killed, 10 injured in Awami League, BNP clash

As Bangladesh began voting for parliamentary elections today, a Jubo League leader was killed and 10 others injured in a clash between the ruling Awami League and opposition BNP supporters in Rangamati's Kawkhali.

Bangladesh to vote tomorrow, security stepped-up, Hasina seeks 4th term

29 Dec 2018

Bangladesh to vote tomorrow, security stepped-up, Hasina seeks 4th term

Bangladesh stepped up security today with thousands of army troops along with paramilitary forces and police patrolling the streets, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks a record fourth term in tomorrow's general elections.

Bangladesh Grenade Attack: 19 sentenced to death, 19 to life-imprisonment

10 Oct 2018

Bangladesh Grenade Attack: 19 sentenced to death, 19 to life-imprisonment

A Bangladesh court today sentenced 19 to death and 19 others, including Former Premier Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman, to life imprisonment in connection with the 2004 grenade attack, in which 24 were killed and 500 others were injured.

India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations

04 Aug 2018

India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations

The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.

Bangladesh court jails Opposition leader Khaleda Zia for 5yrs

08 Feb 2018

Bangladesh court jails Opposition leader Khaleda Zia for 5yrs

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment in relation to a corruption case by a Bangladesh court. She is the country's main opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP), head.

11 awarded life sentences over assassination attempt on Bangladeshi PM

30 Oct 2017

11 awarded life sentences over assassination attempt on Bangladeshi PM

In a landmark judgment, a Bangladeshi court has awarded 20 years imprisonment to 11 people for a 1989 attempt to assassinate PM Sheikh Hasina.

Bangladesh relives its freedom war through video games

01 Apr 2017

Bangladesh relives its freedom war through video games

A majority of the gaming population in Bangladesh are now hooked to "Heroes of 1971: Retaliation".