BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Sep 30

2007
Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, chairman of Bashundhara Group, a property tycoon and one of Bangladesh's richest men, his wife and three sons were sentenced in absentia to five years each in jail as part of a government anti-corruption drive.
Google | Ahmed Akbar Sobhan Timeline



2009
Bangladesh awarded a farmer who killed more than 83,000 rats and launched a monthlong campaign nationwide to kill millions more, to protect crops and reduce the need for food imports.
Google | Bangladesh Timeline



2012
Thousands of Muslims angry over an alleged derogatory photo of the Islamic holy book Quran on Facebook set fires overnight in at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes near the southern border with Myanmar.
Google | Bangladesh Timeline