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Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and fellow dignitaries to voice commitments
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Text of report headlined "AL Welcomes Khaleda's Bail; JP Not Happy With the Happening" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 10 September In a rare political gesture, Awami League (AL) acting president Zillur Rahman yesterday expressed satisfaction over the bail of political archrival BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.
Text of report headlined "Nizami released on bail: Government, ACC file no appeals against HC order" by Bangladeshi newspaper New Age website on 16 July The Jamaat-e-Islami amir [chief], Matiur Rahman Nizami, was released from jail Tuesday evening [15 July, local time] on a two- month interim bail in the GATCO [Global Agro Trade Company] case, in which all the accused arrested so far, including former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and five of her cabinet colleagues, are still in jail.
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.
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.