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Ailing B'desh Islamist cleric flown to New Delhi for treatment

Added: 23.07.2017 9:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

The ailing chief of a radical Islamist group in Bangladesh was today flown to India for treatment of respiratory problems after his health condition deteriorated, a media report said today.


Army general among Thais convicted of human trafficking

Added: 20.07.2017 0:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lt Gen Manas Kongpaen was convicted of several offenses Wednesday involving trafficking and taking bribes in the case involving migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh.


Al-Qaeda in Indian subcontinent getting more active

Added: 14.07.2017 3:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

Washington: Al-Qaeda is getting more active in the Indian subcontinent and by 2017, it boasted several hundred members, with its cells mostly in Afghanistan and its operatives flourishing in Bangladesh, counter-terrorism experts have told the US lawmakers. “By 2017, al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent boasted several hundred members and had cells in Afghanistan’s Helmand, Kandahar, Zabul, Paktika, Ghazni, and Nuristan Provinces. Al- Qaida’s presence in Afghanistan was almost certainly larger and more expansive than five or...

Bangla PM defends decision to buy two Chinese submarines

Added: 13.07.2017 5:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina today defended Bangladesh's decision to buy two submarines worth USD 203 million from China saying the move won't elicit "negative reactions" from other countries as it was for safeguarding the country's sovereignty.


Bangladeshi entrepreneur opens Trump Cafe in Dhaka

Added: 13.07.2017 4:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Donald Trump's fanbase in Dhaka now has an official hangout spot -- a restaurant here which has been named Trump Cafe in the US President's honour.



Added: 13.07.2017 1:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday left for Bangladesh for a three-day state visit at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.


Tamim's Essex exit 'not due to acid attack'

Added: 12.07.2017 4:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal denies his abrupt departure from Essex was prompted by a "hate crime" against his family.


China sends troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

Added: 11.07.2017 23:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

Djibouti's position on the northwestern edge of the Indian Ocean has fuelled worries in India that it would become another of China's "string of pearls" of military alliances and assets ringing India, including Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.


Rohingya refugees may stay in Bangladesh 'for some time':

Added: 10.07.2017 17:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nearly half a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in squalid Bangladeshi camps face staying "for some more time", the UN high commissioner for refugees said today.


Top militant wanted in 2014 Burdwan blast case held in Bangladesh

Added: 08.07.2017 7:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

The accused, the top explosives expert, is part of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen


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