US Secretary of State John Kerry backs Bangladesh in its fight against terror

US Secretary of State John Kerry backs Bangladesh in its fight against terror

Dhaka, August 30 (The Daily Star): US Secretary of State John Kerry said here on Monday that the United States stands firmly by Bangladesh in its fight against militancy and both countries have agreed to increase cooperation between their intelligence agencies. "We have to stand together," Kerry said, emphasizing information sharing, constant communication and also good governance. “We today agreed...

Bangladesh PM Hasina got to know about massacre of her family 20 days after the deed

Bangladesh PM threatens to deal with an “iron hand” opponents of India-Bangladesh power plant

Dhaka, August 27 (PTI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday warned the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), that any attempt by it to create “anarchy” over the issue of the Indo-Bangladesh coal fired power plant at Rampal on the edge of the Sundarbans mangrove forests will be controlled with an “iron hand". "Let me tell you one thing, I...

Mastermind of Bangladesh massacre Tamim Ahmed Chaudhury, a Canadian of Bangladeshi origin, killed in Naryayangunj

Mastermind of Bangladesh massacre Tamim Ahmed Chaudhury, a Canadian of Bangladeshi origin, killed in Naryayangunj

Dhaka, August 27 (The Daily Star): The Bangladesh police have shot dead Tamim Chaudhury, a Canadian citizen of Bangladeshi origin, who had masterminded the massacre of 20 people including several foreigners at a posh restaurant in the up market Gulshan area of Dhaka on July 1. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal claimed on Saturday that sacked army major Syed Ziaul...

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia says no to birthday bash citing national calamities

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia has demanded scrapping of India-aided coal fired power plant

Dhaka, August 24 (Dhaka Tribune): The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Khaleda Zia has asked the Sheikh Hasina government to scrap all procedures to set up the Indian-aided coal-fired power plant at Rampal to save the largest mangrove hub , the Sundarbans. Khaleda told the media here on Wednesday, that there are other forms of fuel and other places...

DNA tests confirm identity of five militants who massacred 20 people in a Dhaka restaurant

DNA tests confirm identity of five militants who massacred 20 people in a Dhaka restaurant

Dhaka, August 23 (Dhaka Tribune): The identities of the five young militants involved in the deadly terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery at Gulshan, Dhaka, on July 1, have been confirmed through a DNA test, the Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Masudur Rahman said here on Monday. “The five attackers were identified previously, but their identities have been...

Bangladesh sacks Assistant Coach Ruwan Kalpage

Bangladesh sacks Assistant Coach Ruwan Kalpage

Mohammad Isam Dhaka, August 20 (ESPN cricinfo): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has terminated the contract of assistant coach Ruwan Kalpage after he failed to turn up for work by August 16. Media committee chairman Jalal Yunus said Kalpage did not respond to the BCB's latest letter. "We had sent him a letter asking him to return to work by August 16,...

Bangladeshi environmentalists protest against Indo-Bangla coal fired power plant in Sundarbans

Bangladeshi environmentalists protest against Indo-Bangla coal fired power plant in Sundarbans

Dhaka, August 20 (The Daily Star): The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports, held a daylong sit-in at the Central Shaheed Minar here on Saturday, demanding cancellation of all projects, including the Indo-Bangladesh joint venture to set up a coal-fired power plant at Rampal, that will harm the Sundarbans, the only remaining reserve forest in...

Assassination of Mujibur Rahman set off a violent trend in Bangladeshi politics

Assassination of Mujibur Rahman set off a violent trend in Bangladeshi politics

Dhaka, August 15 (NIA): Bangladesh was born in 1971 in violence. First, the Pakistani armed forces and its local allies had gone on a killing spree targeting East Bengali freedom fighters. The carnage they perpetrated provided a justification for a full-scale Indian invasion which forcibly dislodged the Pakistanis in a swift operation executed in collaboration with the local resistance group...

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