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War crimes trial will be transparent, Dhaka assures opposition
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has assured the political opposition that the war crimes trial that is to begin shortly would be 'hundred percent transparent'.

Saturday, March 27, 2010 9:51:43 AM

We will wait, watch: Jamaat on war crimes trial
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), whose top leaders are expected to be tried for alleged war crimes during Bangladesh's independence movement, has adopted a wait and watch policy as judges were named for the trial.

Friday, March 26, 2010 12:54:08 PM

Bangladesh mourns martyrs, to begin trial of `war criminals'
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Bangladesh observes its 40th Independence Day Thursday, when it also sets in motion the trial of the 'war criminals', the Islamist militia who killed unarmed civilians during the freedom movement.

Thursday, March 25, 2010 10:45:48 AM

Major fire breaks out in Bangladesh's Sunderbans
Dhaka, March 21 (DPA) A major blaze has broken out in parts of Bangladesh's southwestern Sundarbans, a World Heritage site, ravaging trees in the world's largest mangrove forest, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, March 21, 2010 9:54:03 PM

New footprint for Bangladesh's Grameen: Adidas shoes
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is to step into Adidas shoes...literally. His Grameen Group, which is mainly into rural credit, is planning a joint venture with the German sports apparel maker to make low-cost shoes for the poor.

Sunday, March 21, 2010 5:22:14 PM

Dhaka to ratify Rome Statute for '71 war crimes trial
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to ratify the Rome Statute 1998 of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to try those accused of war crimes during the country's 1971 war of independence.

Sunday, March 21, 2010 2:44:40 PM

Bangladesh shuts three phone operators for illegal telephony
Dhaka, March 19 (DPA) Bangladesh has suspended operations of three private phone operators in less than a week for allegedly running unlicenced phone services, a spokesman of the telecom regulatory body said Friday.

Friday, March 19, 2010 8:22:35 PM

Teaching is my mission: India-trained Bangladeshi dancer
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) A scholarship from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and training at the Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata has made Bangladeshi classical dancer Arpita Shome resolve that she will pass on the art to others.

Monday, March 15, 2010 1:04:33 PM

Experts to Hasina: balance ties with Delhi, Beijing
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) Experts from various fields have advised Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who embarks on her Beijing visit Wednesday, to 'balance' ties with larger neighbours India and China.

Monday, March 15, 2010 11:14:46 AM

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre opens in Dhaka
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) has opened in Dhaka with a display of art works by 27 renowned Bangladeshi artists.

Friday, March 12, 2010 9:44:14 AM

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