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26 JAN 2012_ Bangladesh Bank tightens monetary policy

The central bank will follow a tighter monetary policy stance in the second half of the current fiscal year to curb inflationary and external pressures. http...

Bangladesh 1971 war criminal Ghulam Azam dead at 92

Oct 24, 2014    

Dhaka Bangladeshi war criminal Ghulam Azam, who was sentenced last year to 90 years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence, died Thursday night aged 92 after suffering a stroke.Azam, the former chief of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, died in cutody at a hospital in Dhaka."He (Azam) died after he suffered a stroke on Thursday night," director of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Brigadier General Abdul Mazid Bhuiyan said.He said Azam died at around 1010 pm (local time), an hour after he was put on life support system...

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