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Bangladesh's Hindu women fight for divorce rights


Unlike her Muslim compatriots, Tarulata Rani is unable to inherit anything from her family, cannot divorce and cannot claim maintenance from her absent husband - all because she is a Bangladeshi Hindu

Bangladesh student faces sedition charges over Facebook post

A Bangladeshi student faces sedition charges after he allegedly posted comments on Facebook linking the nation's premier with the disappearance of an opposition leader, police said on Sunday.

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I’m in the dark on presidential Choice: Pranab

With the Congress playing its cards close to its chest, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee, widely regarded as a presidential front-runner, said Sunday he was “in the dark”.

Clinton backs Bangladesh microfinance pioneer


US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton threw her support on Sunday behind microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus on a visit to Bangladesh, calling the embattled Nobel laureate a global inspiration.


I am in the dark, Pranab on presidential nomination

Amid reports that he had emerged as a front-runner in the race for Presidential election, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said he was ‘in the dark’ on the issue.

Bangladeshi computer wiz kid eyes Guinness records

A six-year-old boy from Bangladesh who began typing as a three year-old and knew how to programme and download games at the age of four, is hoping to become the world's youngest computer expert and ge

Indian boy, grandparents released from B'desh jail

Five-year-old Indian boy Ariful Sheikh, who spent nearly a year in a Bangladesh jail along with his grandparents, was released on Sunday.

Ariful was reunited with his parents after the Bangladesh Bo

Indian boy of five languishes in Bangladesh jail

A five-year-old Indian boy and his grandparents are lodged in a Bangladesh jail for a year since the process for their confirmation as Indian nationals has taken up a lot of time, a media report said

Clashes in Bangladesh over missing opposition leader


One demonstrator was killed and more than 20 police injured in Bangladesh on Monday as officers fought to control a crowd of 10,000 people protesting over the disappearance of opposition leader Ilias

Bangladesh court orders Pakistan tour delay

The Bangladesh high court on Thursday ordered the national team's upcoming tour of Pakistan to be postponed for at least four weeks due to security fears.

Bangladesh were set to play a 50-over game a

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