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Chemical warehouses in Old Dhaka asked to relocate after deadly fire

A four-storey building 'Wahed Mansion' that suffered most damage had a dozen stores for perfumes and plastic goods.

published on : 22nd February 2019

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina wants to retire to make way for young leaders

The Awami League chief was pitted against a united opposition Jatiya Oikya Front (United National Front) led by octogenarian Kamal Hossain, an Oxford-educated jurist and former foreign minister.

published on : 15th February 2019

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina says government will work for all

She stated this while addressing a grand rally organised by her Awami League here to celebrate its comprehensive victory in the general election last month.

published on : 19th January 2019

Bangladesh's new foreign minister to visit India on maiden overseas tour

Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said that the country will try to strengthen ties with India and China via a strong economic diplomacy.

published on : 14th January 2019

Bangladesh elections: Sheikh Hasina sworn in as Prime Minister after 'tainted' polls

Hasina, 71, has presided over record economic growth in the South Asian country of 165 million people but critics have accused her of creeping authoritarianism.

published on : 7th January 2019

Sheikh Hasina to be sworn in as Bangladesh PM for fourth term

Several veteran leaders of the Awami League party were dropped from the council of ministers with major portfolios like defence being retained by Hasina.

published on : 7th January 2019

Bangladesh's MPs-elect sworn in, BNP-led opposition boycotts oath ceremony 

The MPs from former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led major opposition alliance skipped the oath-taking ceremony.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Bangladesh Polls: Lawmakers to be sworn in on January 3

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), whose alliance secured only seven seats during Sunday's Presidential elections, has refused to take part in the oath-taking.

published on : 1st January 2019

PM Modi first foreign leader to call Hasina, hail her win 

The whopping majority lends some credence to claims by the opposition and independent observers that the election was less than free and fair.

published on : 1st January 2019

Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina denies accusations of vote-rigging

The opposition rejected the outcome, with Hossain calling the election 'farcical' and demanding a new election be held under the authority of a "nonpartisan government."

published on : 31st December 2018

Sheikh Hasina: Growth-oriented 'iron lady' for some, 'authoritarian' for others

Sheikh Hasina formally joined the Awami League as its leader following the tragic assassination of her father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, his wife and three sons in 1975.

published on : 31st December 2018

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina re-elected as Prime Minister

As midnight approached, the Awami League and its allies had won 191 seats -- some by tens of thousands of votes -- while the opposition coalition had only five, the channel said.

published on : 30th December 2018

10 killed in poll-related violence as voting underway in Bangladesh

A BNP activist was killed in Chattogram, while an Awami League supporter died in Rajshahi, the news portal reported.

published on : 30th December 2018

Bangladesh intensifies security as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks re-election on Sunday

Over 600,000 security personnel including several thousand soldiers and paramilitary border guards have been deployed across the country to help conduct the election.

published on : 30th December 2018

Bangladesh intensifies security as Hasina seeks re-election on Sunday

Over 600,000 security personnel including several thousand soldiers and paramilitary border guards have been deployed across the country

published on : 29th December 2018
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