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Bangladesh FIFA official held for 'defaming' PM

Bangladesh FIFA official held for ‘defaming’ PM

Dhaka: Bangladeshi authorities have arrested a senior member of football’s world governing body FIFA for allegedly defaming the country’s prime minister. Mahfuza Akhter Kiron, a FIFA Council member, was detained after she had said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was neglecting football, the BBC reported on Sunday. A defamation claim[Read More…]

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina wins new term as Prime Minister

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina wins new term as Prime Minister

Dhaka, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to return for a new term in office as her party, Awami League (AL), has registered a landslide victory, Bangladesh’s Election Commission said on Monday. Hasina would become Prime Minister for an unprecedented fourth term after AL secured win in 259 constituencies[Read More…]

Bangladesh observes Armed Forces Day

Bangladesh observes Armed Forces Day

Dhaka, With due pomp and honour, the Armed Forces Day commemorating the martyrdom of military personnel in Bangladesh’s 1971 Liberation War was observed on Wednesday. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid glowing tributes to the Liberation War martyrs who laid down their lives for the country’s independence[Read More…]

Bangladesh PM slams media for airing terror attack

The terrorist attack, claimed by the Islamic State, in the diplomatic region of Dhaka has ended. Six terrorists were killed and 18 hostages rescued. One terrorist has been captured. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina affirms the country’s fight against terror. “What kind of humans are these, who are killing other[Read More…]

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