Bangaldesh

  • Dubai: Maid charged with making ISD calls worth hundreds of dollars 01-12-2013 01:13 PM

    Dubai: A 27-year-old South Asian housemaid has been charged with theft in a court for stealing her employer's SIM card and making international phone calls worth more than $ 2,000. The owner of the SIM, a 27-year-old Emirati police officer, continued receiving bills totaling $ 2022.87 for August and September...
  • Cyclonic storm Mahasen kills 14 in Bangladesh 16-05-2013 11:39 PM

    Dhaka: At least 14 people were killed today as cyclonic storm Mahasen battered Bangladesh's southwestern coastlines, damaging thousands of thatched houses and forcing evacuation of over one million people from low-lying areas. "All the deaths were reported from the southwestern coastlines where the cyclone hit with its maximum strength before...
  • Tripura to witness heavy rains due to Cyclone Mahasen 16-05-2013 04:37 PM

    Agartala: With cyclone Mahasen likely to hit Tripura on Thursday, the state may witness heavy rains and a gale of 50-60 Kmph, the met office said. "There is likely to be heavy rain in the state in the next two days with wind blowing in 50 to 60 Km speed...
  • Search ends in Bangladesh; death toll put at 1127 14-05-2013 06:50 AM

    Savar: Several of the biggest Western retailers embraced a plan that would require them to pay for factory improvements in Bangladesh as the three-week search for victims of the worst garment-industry disaster in history ended on Monday with the death toll at a staggering 1,127. Bangladesh's government also agreed to...
  • Bangladesh building collapse toll goes past 1,100 13-05-2013 02:04 AM

    Savar: The death toll in Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster on Sunday rose to 1,125 after 15 more decomposed bodies were recovered from the debris of the ill-fated eight-storey building, 19 days after the tragedy. Rain has caused delays in recovery operations as overnight rainstorms forced rescuers to suspend work for...
  • Bangladesh factory building collapse death toll hits 1,021 10-05-2013 09:56 AM

    Dhaka: The death toll from a garment factory building that collapsed more than two weeks ago outside the Bangladeshi capital soared past 1,000 on Friday, while the list of the dead from a fresh fire at a sweater manufacturer showed the entanglement of the industry and top Bangladeshi officials. Officials...
  • Bangladesh: Indian envoy's car attacked 12-04-2013 10:23 PM

    Dhaka: Unidentified men on Friday attacked the car of the Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh, injuring three, including the driver. The miscreants hurled three crude bombs at the parked car that is being used by the Indian envoy during a visit to southwestern Khulna district. "The High Commissioner (Pankaj Saran)...
  • U-19 WC, Day 6: Pakistan crush NZ 16-08-2012 04:18 PM

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  • Richard Pybus named Bangladesh coach 30-05-2012 03:29 PM

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  • India, Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty 21-11-2011 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: India and Bangladesh will sign a formal extradition treaty by the end of December 2011 or early January 2012. The first person to be handed over, once the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty for Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners (extradition treaty) is signed, will be jailed United Liberation Front of...
  • Bangladesh arms haul shows nexus feeding ULFA 11-06-2009 11:36 PM

    CNN-IBN finds it involves several senior Pakistani and Bangladeshi officials. ...
  • Banned youtube video shows depth of anger in Bangladesh 11-03-2009 02:09 AM

    The anger is directed against the Shiekh Hasina government. ...
  • Nearly 60 die in Bangladesh bus fire 06-01-2007 11:40 PM

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  • Two ISI agents arrested in Delhi 06-10-2006 10:37 AM

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