Bangladesh

Six Hindu families leave Bangladesh after communal attacks: Daily

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 19:02

Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) At least six Hindu families from Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district have left the country in the wake of Sunday's communal attack in which several temples were vandalised and more than 100 Hindu homes damaged, media reported on Wednesday.

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India to speak to Bangladesh over temple demolitions: BJP

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 18:48

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's National Secretary Shrikant Sharma on Tuesday said that the government will speak to the Bangladesh government over reports of vadalisation of Hindu temples there.

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Hindu minorities safe in Bangladesh: BJP MP Roopa Ganguly

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 22:18

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor-turned-BJP leader Roopa Ganguly on Tuesday said the Sheikh Hasina government in Bangladesh is making all efforts to ensure the safety of the minority Hindu community there.

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Crackdown not enough: Bangladesh needs to neutralise sources of militant support

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:08

On October 8, 2016, in a series of anti-militancy crackdowns, 12 Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militants were killed in Gazipur, Tangail and Dhaka districts. Seven of them were killed in the Harinal area under Gazipur city of Gazipur district in Operation Spate 8 conducted jointly by a Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit, a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team and the Gazipur police.

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Bangladesh PM in Goa for bilateral talks, Bimstec

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:02

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday arrived here ahead of the BRICS-Bimstec Outreach Summit and a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Bangladesh, China agree to upgrade bilateral ties

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 01:32

Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during his visit to the nation and the two leaders agreed to upgrade bilateral ties to a strategic partnership of cooperation.

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'Chinese President's Bangladesh visit will boost ties'

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 15:14

Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to Bangladesh is a diplomatic boost that heralds a new era in relations between the two countries, a Bangladeshi minister said.

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Bangladesh wants to stop Indian cattle smuggling

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 13:10

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Bangladesh wants smuggling of Indian cattle to end as it leads to most killings on the India-Bangladesh border, the head of Dhaka's border guards has said.

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10 injured in attack on Iskcon temple in Bangladesh

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 16:02

Sylhet (Bangladesh), Sep 3 (IANS) A clash between Hindu worshippers at an Iskcon temple and Muslim devotees from a nearby mosque in Sylhet, a major city in northeastern Bangladesh, allegedly over a land dispute left at least 10 people injured, media reports said.

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