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  • Government takes over JuD seminary, dispensaries in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has started the process of taking over seminaries and health facilities run by Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) in Rawalpindi as it has taken control of the Hudabia Madressah on Chakra Road and asked the Auqaf department to assume its administration...

    The federal government has barred companies and individuals from giving donations to JuD, FIF and other organisations on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)...

  • Four held over murder of Italian aid worker in Dhaka

    DHAKA: Bangladesh made its first arrests over an Italian aid worker’s murder as authorities insisted on Monday the killing was a plot by government opponents to trigger anarchy and not the work of the self-styled Islamic State...

    The killing near Dhaka’s diplomatic zone was the first of a series of attacks to be claimed by IS and was followed days later by the gunning down of a Japanese farmer in northern Bangladesh...

  • Owner of Dhaka plaza, 40 others charged with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder after the building collapsed killing more than 1,100 people in 2013...

    A court in Dhaka formally accepted charges against Sohel Rana, 35, and the others in connection with the country’s worst ever industrial disaster...

  • Tense ties with Dhaka

    Known in present-day Pakistan as the Fall of Dhaka, it is celebrated in Bangladesh as the culmination of the War of Liberation...

    More than four decades on, the wounds caused by those wrenching events ought to have healed, but they are in fact being reopened by the Bangladeshi government...

  • Students protest in Dhaka against tax on university fees

    DHAKA: Thousands of students staged street protests in the Bangladeshi capital for a second straight day on Thursday against a tax on university fees which they say discriminates against private higher education...

    The students barricaded key roads across Dhaka as part of the rally, bringing traffic to a halt in the city of 15 million people, as police looked on...

  • Pakistan cricket team reaches Dhaka

    DHAKA: Pakistan cricket team, which reached Dhaka on Monday afternoon, was accorded a warm welcome by the Bangladesh government and cricket board officials...

    The ODI squad led by Azhar Ali was seen all smiles as they came out of the Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka...

  • Heavy rain washes out second day in Dhaka

    DHAKA: The entire second day’s play in the second and final test between Bangladesh and South Africa was wiped out on Friday as rain continued to wreak havoc in the series...

    While the rain in Dhaka compromises the prospect of a result again, Bangladesh, who stunned the Proteas in the one-day series, are unlikely to mind a drawn series against opponents who sit eight places above them at the top of test rankings...

  • FO summons envoy over Dhaka’s offensive protest note

    ISLAMABAD: The diplomatic row between Pakistan and Bangladesh over a controversial video clip on social media continued to simmer on Thursday as the Foreign Office summoned the Bangladeshi envoy to receive a demarche over the language of Dhaka’s protest note...

    The video clip, which was posted on the Facebook account of the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka, contained Mujeebur Rehman’s interview that suggested he wanted autonomy not...

  • Pakistan push for win in Dhaka Test

    DHAKA: Pakistan set Bangladesh an improbable victory target of 550 runs and claimed the wicket of opener Imrul Kayes to inch closer to a series-clinching win in the second and final Test on Friday...

  • Shaharyar to watch second Test in Dhaka

    KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan is due to leave for Dhaka in a couple of days to watch the second Test between Pakistan and Bangladesh which begins on Wednesday...

    PCB chief’s presence in Dhaka for the second Test is likely to boost the players’ morale...

  • Pakistan must win Dhaka Test to retain third position

    KARACHI: Third-ranked Pakistan must beat Bangladesh in the second and final Test starting in Dhaka on Wednesday to retain their Test ranking, the Interna­tional Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday...

    Meanwhile, the annual Test team rankings update like last week’s ODI and T20I tables will be carried out after the Dhaka Test...

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