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Over 80 killed in Bangladesh accidents
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) More than 30 people were killed in road accidents in Bangladesh during the Eid-ul-Azha festival rush Saturday while 53 died when an overloaded boat capsized, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 8:38:02 PM

61 dead in Bangladesh accidents
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Twenty one people were killed in road accidents in Bangladesh during the Eid-ul-Azha festival rush Saturday while 40 died in a boat capsize, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 11:17:53 AM

Climate change threatens to push more Bangladeshis into India
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Many people from coastal areas of Bangladesh forced out of their homes by the effects of climate change have started migrating towards already over-populated and infrastructure-crippled cities - and to India for their survival.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 10:44:51 AM

14 killed in Bangladesh road accidents
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 100 injured in four road accidents during Eid-ul-Azha as people rushed home to celebrate the festival with their families.

Friday, November 27, 2009 7:13:56 PM

Cattle 'famine' in Dhaka as border tightened on Eid eve
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) Greater vigil by India's Border Security Force (BSF) has curbed cattle movement that may cause a 'famine' in Bangladesh ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 11:39:59 AM

Mujib killers' execution only after review petitions
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh has rejected Amnesty International's appeal against execution of five former army officers convicted for the murder of founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. However, the government will not carry out the hangings until the review petitions are disposed of by the Supreme Court, authorities said.

Monday, November 23, 2009 7:17:28 PM

Don't execute Mujib killers, Amnesty tells Dhaka
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) International human rights watchdog Amnesty International has urged Bangladesh not to execute five former army officers who have been sentenced to death for the killing of country's founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Sunday, November 22, 2009 12:24:20 PM

Hasina seeks 'justice' as Mujib murder verdict awaited
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) 'All I want is justice,' Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Wednesday as the nation, with security at key establishments beefed up, awaited the verdict in the trial of the killers of the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 7:38:49 PM

Security tightened as Dhaka awaits Mujib murder verdict
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has beefed up security and asked cadres of ruling Awami League not to organise processions as the country awaits the verdict Thursday in the trial of founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's killers.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 1:56:53 PM

Dhaka plans expressway to ease traffic congestion
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has floated a $2 billion tender for building an elevated expressway of over 32 km to ease national capital Dhaka's increasing traffic congestion, a newspaper said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:44:51 AM

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