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Government blocking our independence: Bangladesh poll body
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) Bangladesh's Election Commission wants to be free from the control of the current interim government, but is finding that the bureaucracy is placing obstacles in its path to independence.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:54:48 AM

Bangladesh seeks 500,000 tonnes of food-grain help
Dhaka, Nov 27 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Tuesday sought assistance of 500,000 tonnes of food-grain from the donor countries to meet the deficit and maintain food security as cyclone Sidr extensively damaged standing crops.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 7:39:10 PM

Nafees, Mahmudullah dropped for New Zealand series
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Opener Shahriar Nafees and off-spinner Mahmudullah have been omitted from Bangladesh's 15-member squad for a one-day series in New Zealand, starting next month.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 6:26:45 PM

Dhaka floats 'better business' forum
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has floated the country's first public-private forum to promote a business-friendly climate at home and attract foreign investment amidst reports that its foreign direct investment (FDI) had fallen by 98 percent in the last quarter of this fiscal.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 1:12:26 PM

US ships 'purely for relief work', assures Dhaka
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) The presence of two US Navy ships in Bangladesh with personnel on board is 'purely for relief work' in the aftermath of the Nov 15 cyclone, the government has assured its people.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 11:33:47 AM

Dhaka appoints woman educator as envoy to Islamabad
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Bangladesh has appointed educationist Yasmeen Murshed as high commissioner to Pakistan, the first woman to hold the post since the separation of the two countries in 1971.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 9:45:45 AM

Bangladesh Supreme Court suspends Hasina's bail (Second Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Monday suspended the bail granted by the Dhaka High Court to detained former prime minister Sheikh Hasina just a day after her political rival, Khaleda Zia, won an appeal in an identical case.

Monday, November 26, 2007 7:03:59 PM

Bangladesh Supreme Court suspends Hasina's bail (Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Monday suspended the bail granted the Dhaka High Court granted to detained former prime minister Sheikh Hasina just a day after her political rival, Khaleda Zia, won an appeal in an identical case.

Monday, November 26, 2007 5:15:08 PM

Bangladesh boat with illegal migrants sinks, one dead
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) One person has died and many have gone missing after three Bangladesh boats carrying illegal migrants believed to be heading for Malaysia capsized in the Bay of Bengal.

Monday, November 26, 2007 12:18:16 PM

Court reprieve for jailed Zia
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia has won an appeal in the Dhaka High Court against the government's bid to investigate her wealth, a week after her political rival Sheikh Hasina earned a reprieve in an identical case.

Monday, November 26, 2007 11:11:05 AM

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