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    Sports Life and death : World Cup rivalry turns violent in Bangladesh –

    The World Cup is arousing high passions in Bangladesh, where machete-wielding fans of Brazil and Argentina have clashed in the streets and flags of the two countries are so ubiquitous that some people want to ban them. Ignoring the lack of any obvious link to the South American giants, …...
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    Metro Couple commits suicide in after family’s rejection in Bangladesh – Welcome To Instablog9ja

    Police have recovered the bodies of a young couple after they were found hanging from a tree at Madarganj upazila in Jamalpur. . . The bodies of Sujan Mia, 25, and Joya Akhtar, 22, were recovered from Nalachhiya village under the upazila on Wednesday. Madarganj … Read more via Welcome To...
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    World Bangladesh MP Assassinated

    Manjurul Islam, a member of the Bangladesh parliament was assassinated at his home in the north of the country. BBC reports that He was shot several times by three men in Gaibandha district, police say. He later died in hospital and the identities of his assailants, who reportedly fled by...
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    World Lightening Kills Over 60 in Bangladesh

    More than 60 people have been killed by lightning over the past two days during tropical storms acrossBangladesh, local media said Saturday. Most of the 64 lightning deaths since Thursday have occurred in rural Bangladesh, where farmers are busy with the current harvesting season, leading...
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    World Editor of Bangladesh First LGBT Magazine Hacked To Death

    A senior editor on Bangladesh’s first LGBT magazine has been hacked to death in the capital Dhaka, police say. BBC News reports. Another person was also killed and one person injured when attackers entered an apartment. The gay rights activist was an editor at LGBT magazine Roopbaan and...
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    World Bangladesh Court Upholds Islam as State Religion

    Bangladesh’s High Court on Monday rejected a 28-year-old petition calling for the removal of a constitutional provision recognising Islam as the official religion of the Muslim-majority South Asian nation. The court ruled that the petitioning organisation, the Committee against Autocracy and...
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    Metro Oil Theft: 9 Foreigners Get 20 Years Jail Sentence

    Five Filipinos, Axel Joseph Gibo Jabone, Juanito Camireno Infantado, Suarin Fernado Alave, Gatila Jaypee Gadayan and Rolando Jose Commendador as well as four Bangladeshis, Md Zahirul Islam, Islam Shahinul, Islam Rafiqul and Shaikn Shibli Nomany, accused of unlawfully dealing in crude oil were...