DHAKA

  • Bangladesh: Court cancels registration of JamaateIslami August 1, 2013

    A Bangladesh court on Thursday canceled the registration of JamaateIslami as a political party. The party will now be not allowed to participate in future elections. ...
  • Survived only on 2 bottles of water: Bangladesh survivor May 11, 2013

    Hundreds of onlookers burst into cheers as army engineers pulled out a woman from the basement of the building after 17 days. ...
  • Survivor of Bangladesh building collapse recalls horror April 26, 2013

    Search operation is still on for hundreds of people after a buidling collapse in Dhaka killed more than 250 people. More than 40 people have been rescued since Thursday from the Rana Plaza building near Dhaka, which housed clothes factories. The collapse has sparked angry protests against poor building safety...
  • 30 Minutes: Inside Bangladesh March 17, 2013

    42 years after Bangladesh was liberated, it is resonating with nationalist chants that are demanding hanging of war criminals and are looking for closure to the country's darkest chapter. ...
  • Bangladesh: One policeman dead as JI scales up agitation after tribunal verdict March 10, 2013

    Protests in Dhaka pressing for a ban on the Jamaat-e-Islaami continued after its vice president was sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes by a tribunal. The JI has scaled up its agitation and a policeman was killed in clashes with its activists on Sunday. ...
  • The Last Word: How should we understand the momentous political developments in Bangladesh? March 5, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday night sent a strong message to Bangladesh, rocked by violence, counselling that political differences be resolved through dialogue and communal peace and harmony maintained. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 4, 2013

    In a shocking incident, several personnel of the Punjab Police were caught on camera beating up a woman in Taran Taran on Sunday. The woman had reportedly complained of sexual harassment. ...
  • President's meeting with Zia called off due to security concerns: Ranjan Mathai March 4, 2013

    Bangladesh's key Opposition leader Khaleda Zia cancelled a plan meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday even as fresh violence marred his first foreign trip since taking over presidency. "We had fixed a time for Khaleda Zia to call on the President. The President was in fact looking forward to...
  • Bangladesh: Don't mix religion with our political scenario, say protesters February 17, 2013

    Over one lakh protesters took to the streets in Dhaka after the murder of a blogger, demanding death penalty for those found guilty of war crimes in 1971. "They have no right to do politics in our country because they are using religion in our political scenario which is total...
  • Bus burning: TripuraDhaka service temporarily suspended September 24, 2012

    The move comes three days after a mob burnt down a bus at Norsinghdi in Dhaka after a clash between two factions of the Awami League. ...
  • Taste the Dhaka food flavour on this Pujo October 16, 2010

    Here's the authentic dish for those of you who cant come in Kolkata during the festival and still want a taste of that famous Dhaka flavour. ...
  • Watch: Bangladesh border guards rebel, take hostage February 26, 2009

    Dhaka was rocked this morning as the border guards of the country rebelled. Sumon Chakrabarti reports. ...
  • WLIFW: Rina showcases her digital prints October 18, 2008

    Mumbai: Day two of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week saw an unlikely guest in the form of commerce and industry minister Kamal Nath. He was there to support designer Rina Dhaka. Rina Dhaka this season at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week was all about digital prints, intricately woven mirrors...
  • National wipes: What's making news April 12, 2008

    Heres a look at what is making news across the country. ...
  • WIFW threadbare: Day III reality check March 24, 2007

    The one stop fashion reality check for all designers on Day III. CNNIBN's Hindol Sengupta gives a lowdown. ...
  • Fashion statement of the day: Rina Dhaka March 23, 2007

    With the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week on in full swing we get the fashion statement of the day from designer Rina Dhaka. ...