Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) The Bangladesh capital, which is used to myriad street protests, witnessed an unprecedented demonstration Monday by over a hundred lower court judges.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 11:46:02 AM
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her sister Rehana and their children will get Special Security Force (SSF) protection in view of threats to their lives as per an executive order.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 10:33:56 AM
Yangon, July 27 (DPA) A court in Yangon's Insein Prison Monday extended by a day the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, her two aides and a US national who swam to her lakeside home three months ago.
Monday, July 27, 2009 11:32:04 PM
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) The serpentine queues outside the Indian high commission embody the average Bangladeshi's quest for a better life -- and in many ways a testimony to the human and diplomatic problems between the two countries.
Monday, July 27, 2009 11:41:33 AM
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) Despite India issuing half a million visas annually to Bangladeshis, the serpentine queues outside its high commission every day have been called worthy of a place among the Guinness World Records.
Monday, July 27, 2009 11:26:16 AM
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) A mission in which doctors, medical students and women volunteers saved the lives of many soldiers and freedom fighters during the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971 has been recorded in a new documentary 'Bangladesh Hospital '71'.
Monday, July 27, 2009 11:21:30 AM
Jakarta, July 27 (DPA) An undersea earthquake registering 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Monday morning on the western coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage, the Indonesian seismologist agency said.
Monday, July 27, 2009 5:40:10 AM
Kabul, July 26 (DPA) Militants using machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked one of President Hamid Karzai's running mates in northern Afghanistan Sunday, but caused no casualties, the provincial governor said.
Sunday, July 26, 2009 8:40:51 PM
Urumqi (China), July 26 (Xinhua) China has opened six hotlines to provide counselling service to the families of the victims of the July 5 ethnic riots in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, authorities said.
Sunday, July 26, 2009 8:06:18 PM
Taipei, July 26 (DPA) The World Games closed in Kaohsiung Sunday with China boycotting the ceremony as expected.
Sunday, July 26, 2009 7:32:54 PM
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