Extra security measures taken at Bangladesh airports

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 14:28

Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has been taking extra security measures at all domestic and international airports as part of its efforts to thwart any untoward terrorist incident.


Maitree Express to resume service on Sunday

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 20:58

Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Services of the Kolkata-Dhaka Maitree Express train, which have been temporally suspended on account of Eid-ul-Fitr, will resume on Sunday, the Eastern Railway said on Wednesday.


Undeterred by cafe attack, JICA to continue work in Bangladesh

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 20:28

Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) A Japanese governmental aid agency has promised to continue supporting development projects in Bangladesh, after seven Japanese workers were killed in a deadly terror attack in the capital city of Bangladesh.


BSF told to tighten vigil along Bangladesh border

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 15:06

Agartala/Silchar, July 4 (IANS) The governors of Assam and Tripura have told the Border Security Force (BSF) to tighten their vigil on the border with Bangladesh following the terror attack on Dhaka.


Bangladesh PM pays homage to cafe attack victims

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 13:08

Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday paid tribute to the 20 hostages, most of them foreigners, and the two policemen who were killed in the almost 12-hour terror siege on a cafe in Dhaka on Friday evening.


Five killed terrorists were wanted in Bangaldesh: Police

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 02:06

Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) All the attackers in the assault on a cafe in Dhaka in which Islamic State terrorists slaughtered 20 civilians, mostly foreigners, including an Indian, were Bangladeshi citizens and five of them were wanted by police.


Another Hindu priest attacked in Bangladesh

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 14:40

Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Assailants attacked a Hindu priest leaving him severely injured in Bangladesh's Satkhira district on Saturday, a day after the killing of a Hindu priest in Jhenidah district and a Buddhist man in Bandarban.


Hasina vows to root out terrorism after Dhaka siege

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 12:36

Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to root out terrorism from the country after Islamic State terrorists laid siege to a Dhaka cafe that left six of the militants dead while 13 hostages were rescued.


Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 09:48

Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) A Hindu priest was hacked to death on Friday in Jhenaidah district, the latest of dozens of brutal attacks in Bangladesh.


Bangladeshi activist seeks Indian co-operation to save Sundarbans

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 23:36

Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Noted Bangladeshi economist and political activist Anu Muhammad on Thursday dubbed the proposed Rampal coal power plant in world's largest mangrove forest Sundarbans as "an illusion of development" and urged people in India to stand up against the project saying it would have a ripple effect on their side too.