BANGLADESH ARMY

  • Bangladesh coup: Two exArmy officers arrested January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bangladesh Army has arrested two exofficers and a court of inquiry has been ordered against them over an alleged coup plot. There are serving and exofficers who are behind the plot. Two top ranking officers also faced interrogation. The Bangladesh Army foiled a coup attempt against the Sheikh...
  • Bangladesh Army foils attempt to topple govt January 19, 2012

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh army has foiled a coup attempt against the Sheikh Hasina government in the neighbouring country. According to the Bangladesh army, certain officers with 'extreme religious views' were behind the bid, adding that 16 officers, two of them retired, were involved in it. The Army further said that the process...
  • Funeral held for officers killed in Bangladesh mutiny March 2, 2009

    Dhaka: Tens of thousands of mourners were attending a state funeral on Monday for dozens of Bangladesh army officers killed in a mutiny last week. The bloody rebellion by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) paramilitary troops at their Dhaka headquarters ended on Thursday, but not before causing a major security alert and alarming...
  • Bangladesh Rifles' mutiny over, claims Government February 26, 2009

    Dhaka: The 33hour mutiny by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers ended Thursday evening as the rebels laid down their arms in the face of an imminent attack by the army, which had moved tanks into position for an assault on the BDR headquarters in Dhaka. "The situation is under complete control of...