Latest Bangladesh Awami League Stories

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University.

2010-05-31 06:15:00

A telecoms regulatory official said on Sunday that Bangladesh has blocked Facebook because of "objectionable" materials it contained about the Prophet Mohammad and the country's political leaders.

2009-09-16 12:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mi3 Inc. announces new business outsourcing opportunities for Bangladesh. In a unprecedented event, Mi3 invited high profile government and business leaders from Bangladesh to speak to an audience of CIOs at CIO Summit 2009.

2008-11-24 22:29:24

The Bangladeshi military-backed interim government, agreeing to the demand of one of the main parties, has postponed the country's election date. The date has been reset from Dec. 18 to Dec. 29.

2008-10-07 06:00:26

Text of unattributed report headlined "Hasina's Bail: SC Sends Petition to Full Bench" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 7 October The Supreme Court (SC) vacation bench yesterday sent to its full bench Awami League President Sheikh Hasina's petition seeking stay on the High Court (HC) order rejecting her bail prayer in an extortion case, and for granting bail in the case.

2008-09-15 06:00:35

Text of report headlined "Khaleda, Hasina Should Work Together for Democracy, Says Moriatry" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 15 September US Ambassador to Dhaka James Moriarty yesterday said the US hopes a free, fair and credible election is held by December with participation of all major political parties according to the EC's roadmap.

2008-08-21 06:00:30

Text of report headlined "Khaleda, Tarique denied bail in separate cases" by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 21 August, subheading as carried A Dhaka court yesterday rejected former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's bail petition in Barapukuria coalmine graft case.

2008-01-30 06:00:28

Text of report headlined "Doctors suggest Tarique'

2006-08-15 01:54:26

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police detained four people after the main opposition said they were planning to kill the daughters of independence leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during ceremonies on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of his assassination.

2006-07-04 03:49:56

DHAKA (Reuters) - Nearly 50 people were injured in clashes with police as opposition activists tried to enforce a general strike in Bangladesh on Tuesday, police and witnesses said.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.