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Featured stories about Bangla
- ‘How Many Burning Bodies Will Satisfy Them?': Political Violence in Bangladesh 4 December 2013
- Bangladesh’s Hijras Win Official Recognition as Separate Gender 13 November 2013
- Indian Border Guard Acquitted in Brutal Shooting of Bangladeshi Girl 10 September 2013
- Bangladesh Court Disqualifies Jamaat-e-Islami Party from Elections 6 August 2013
Latest stories about Bangla
26 February 2014
The film treats the 1971 war as simply a war between India and Pakistan, leaving out the fact of Bangladesh's struggle for independence from Pakistan.
24 February 2014
"The Zawahiri message [...] is a stark reminder that we have an enemy at the gate, and only together we can defeat it.
2 February 2014
A pair of men managed to steal 169 million Bangladeshi taka (about 2.2 million US dollars) from a bank vault by digging a 30-foot-long underground tunnel leading to it.
9 January 2014
"Wasn't the election for everybody? So why are Hindus being targeted? Or did only Hindus vote? So are they not free to exercise their rights?"
5 January 2014
"If you cripple the nation in the name of protest, how will you take this country forward?"
4 January 2014
Most political parties in Bangladesh will not be participating in the upcoming general election. They want a neutral caretaker government to oversee the process.
So many parties are boycotting the upcoming general election, that most of the winners have already been decided.
22 December 2013
27,117 volunteers stood with red and green placards to form the Bangladesh flag. More than 300,000 people sang the national anthem.
19 December 2013
Pakistan's lower house adopted a resolution expressing concern over the hanging of Abdul Quader Mollah, and some claimed that the real reason for his execution was his “loyalty to Pakistan”.
14 December 2013
Abdul Quader Mollah was the first to die for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's struggle for independence. His execution sparked a wave of deadly violence from supporters, leaving several dead.