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Facebook provides data to Bangladesh for the first time

Dhaka Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
Social networking platform Facebook has provided information to Bangladesh government about users for the first time. Facebook's “Global Government Requests Report” shows the Bangladesh government made 12 requests about 31 users' accounts in ...
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Bangladesh pays for bad politics in blood

Dhaka Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
While five secular bloggers were killed last year, those slaughtered also include foreigners - an Italian and a Japanese national - and followers of Hinduism, Christianity, Shia Islam, Sufism and Ahmadi Secretary Mannan, who was killed on Monday in a ...

14-party to hold rallies in Dhaka, Rajshahi

Prothom Alo (English) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The ruling Bangladesh Awami League-led 14-party alliance will arrange two rallies -- one in Dhaka and the other in Rajshahi -- in the first half of May protesting at what it says the anti-state conspiracy of the BNP-Jamaat clique and demanding quick ...

Rising Tide of Climate Migrants Spurs Dhaka to Seek Solutions

The Wire - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Dhaka: On the streets of this South Asian mega-city, jammed solid with rickshaws, honking taxi vans, cars, bicycles, sweating pedestrians and lumbering buses with their paint scraped off in tight squeezes, getting anywhere quickly by road is impossible.

One held with gold bars at Dhaka airport

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Dhaka Airport Customs officials have detained a person at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for carrying illegal gold bars.

Six fake job letter providers held in Dhaka

Dhaka Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have detained six frauds who used to provide fake appointment letters in exchange of a good amount of money.
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LGBT activist, friend stabbed to death in Bangladesh

The Hindu - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
A local official of the USAID in Bangladesh and his friend were stabbed dead in Dhaka's Kalabagan area Monday evening. Zulhaz Mannan, the USAID staff, worked as a protocol officer of former U.S.
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Malaysia hints at resuming foreign workers' recruitment

Dhaka Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Malaysian government will announce a decision on the recruitment of foreign workers soon, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Rising tide of climate migrants spurs Dhaka to seek new solutions to overcrowding

South China Morning Post - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
In communities around the city, including some of the poorest slums, government agencies, researchers, charity groups, businesses and communities themselves are experimenting with ideas aimed at making Dhaka - and potentially many cities around the ...

AQIS v IS: Battle for Bangladesh?

Dhaka Tribune - ‎18 hours ago‎
Stratfor claims al-Qaeda has a head start in Bangladesh, especially in the capital, Dhaka, thanks to its leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Fifth bowler reported for suspect action in Dhaka Premier League - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Mohammad Saifuddin, a Cricket Coaching School (CCS) player, has been reported for a suspect action during the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League match against Prime Bank Cricket Club on Tuesday.

Two hacked to death in Lakshmipur

Dhaka Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Two people have been hacked to death by unknown assailants at Rajibpur village under sadar upazila in Lakshmipur. The villagers spotted their bodies laying on a field on Friday morning and informed local police.

Minister: No new lease on roadside spaces

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Trees will be planted in these free spaces instead, Housing and Public Administration Minister Mosharraf Hossain told reporters on Thursday after inaugurating a bridge in Dhaka's Hatirjheel. The bridge has been built at the linkage point of Gulshan and ...

Double murder planned 2 months back

Dhaka Tribune - ‎18 hours ago‎
The information was disclosed yesterday to the Dhaka Tribune by a high official of the Detective Branch of Police, requesting not to be named.

Police need assistance from citizens to fight crimes

Dhaka Tribune - ‎18 hours ago‎
A neighbour of LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan, who was killed in his flat in the capital's Kalabagan on Monday, told the Dhaka tribune that some people were chasing the criminals who were fleeing the scene but residents of some nearby houses tried ...
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Dog dies from exhaustion after rescuing 7 people from earthquake

Dhaka Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
A four-year-old rescue dog has died from exhaustion after reportedly rescuing seven people from the aftermath of the Ecuador earthquake.
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LGBT Magazine Editor Murdered in Dhaka; Afghan Taliban …

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Police in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka say that a well known gay rights activist in the country, Xulhaz Mannan, was murdered in his home on Tuesday (BBC, WSJ, Reuters).
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Rajshahi law and order situation deteriorates

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
They even did not file any murder case in this connection. Officer-in-Charge of Durgapur police station Porimol Kumar Chakraborty told the Dhaka Tribune that they had filed an unnatural death case as they had not found any injury marks on their bodies.

Married at 14, abandoned by 15: the forgotten girls of Dhaka

The Guardian - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Like many people living in Duaripara slum, 15-year-old Rogina moved to Dhaka looking for work. She arrived with her father, brother and sister last month, leaving her mother and three other siblings 150 miles away in Sylhet, where she had been married ...

Body of ethnic minority youth found in Dhaka

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
He was an undergraduate (honours) student at a college at Dhaka's Mohammadpur and lived in the same area. Raihanuzzaman said Harrison went to a friend's house at Kalyanpur on Tuesday night.