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India less threatening to neighbours due to US interests: Diplomat
Dhaka, June 26 (IANS) India will be less threatening to its neighbours because of Washington's overlapping interests involving the countries in the region, US envoy to Bangladesh has said and urged Dhaka to negotiate with New Delhi to settle the dispute over Tipaimukh dam project.

Friday, June 26, 2009 10:24:20 AM

Dhaka's cultural world remembers Habib Tanvir
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Habib Tanvir will continue to live in the world he created through stage, eminent cultural personalities of Bangladesh said of the Indian theatre pioneer who died earlier this month.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:52:11 AM

Dhaka to protest Yangon's maritime stand in Bay of Bengal
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to protest to the UN against Myanmar's claim to the territorial sea in the Bay of Bengal, where maritime boundaries have caused disputes and led to stand-offs.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:31:12 AM

Zia can send her own team to see Indian dam: Hasina
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Opposition leader Khaleda Zia is free to send her own team to see the Tipaimukh dam project in India, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said while reiterating her decision to send an all-party parliamentary team to look it up.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:30:50 AM

Dhaka to enact law to better protect Hasina
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Bangladesh is to enact a law that would provide more security personnel to protect Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other family members of the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 11:38:39 AM

Withdraw Indian envoy: Dhaka opposition
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party has demanded immediate 'withdrawal' of the Indian high commissioner here after he allegedly called Bangladeshi water resources specialists protesting India's Tipaimukh dam project as 'so called experts'.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 10:53:04 AM

Mashrafe Mortaza named new Bangladesh captain
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Bangladesh Tuesday named fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza as captain of the national team, replacing Mohammad Ashraful, for the cricket tours of West Indies and Zimbabwe.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 4:46:06 PM

Give us more ships, Bangladesh Navy tells MPs
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh Navy has sought modern ships and equipment and an overall maritime policy to better guard the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 11:03:56 AM

Key Bangladeshi militants taking training in Pakistan: Official
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Some key members of banned Islamist militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are now staying in Pakistan for taking military training, an official said.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 10:47:20 AM

Stop building Tipaimukh dam, Zia writes to Manmohan Singh
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition leader Khaleda Zia has written a letter to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding that India should stop building the Tipaimukh dam in its north-eastern region.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 10:32:00 AM

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