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Dhaka, Dec.9: Bangladeshi economist and political activist, Anu Muhammad has said the Jamaat-e-Islami is propagating its agenda and taking advantage of the political turmoil that has led to violent protests.
The Jatiya Party, the country's third largest party and a key ally of the ruling Awami League in Bangladesh, and civil society members have also called for deferring the polls scheduled for January 5. In efforts to help the feuding parties to reach a consensus, visiting UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco ... (more)
Bangladeshi garment workers walk out from a factory in Gazipur, a garment manufacturing hub outside Dhaka in protest over poor wages and working conditions.
Today South Asians will be celebrating the 29th Charter Day of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation .
The latest faultline to surface in Bangladesh's fractious politics is on the modalities of conducting the next general elections, scheduled to be held on January 5, 2014.
Dhaka, Dec.7: December 2, 2013 was the last date for the filing of nominations for the tenth parliamentary elections being held on January 5, 2014.
A year ago, Kalpona Akter stood inside a still-smouldering garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, looking for clues amid a scene of horror.
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SAD STATE: A survivor of Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse in April, marches during a demonstration near Dhaka on November 24, demanding compensation and punishment for factory owners To an Indian who grew up in the 1970s and '80s, the sights of Dhaka, seem to belong to a past that Indian metropolises have mostly outgrown: exuberantly ... (more)
We begin on the evening of March 25, 1971, in Dacca in East Pakistan . United States consul general Archer Blood spends the night on his rooftop, watching the Pakistan army begin its ruthless crackdown on Bengalis.
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The final-flight honor goes to Bangladesh Biman Airlines, operator of the world's last passenger DC-10 -- which the airline says will be making its final scheduled flight on December 7, on an otherwise routine flight.
Bangladesh is entering a new phase of violence and uncertainty triggered by the opposition's objections to elections due to be held on 5 January.