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Sheikh Hasina arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, was arrested in the early hours of Monday.

Monday, July 16, 2007 8:26:35 AM

Bangladesh polls by 2008-end as per 'roadmap'
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh will hold general elections towards the end of 2008 in line with a roadmap announced by the Election Commission Sunday.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 3:48:10 PM

Bangladesh speaker in flap over medical bill
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) The speaker of the Bangladeshi parliament has courted controversy by approving his own medical bill that included treatment abroad - a move that is now being called illegal.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 2:32:29 PM

Teenage girls thwart child marriage in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The marriage of a 13-year-old girl was prevented after her schoolmates marched in protest and lodged a police complaint in Satkhira town in southwestern Bangladesh.

Friday, July 13, 2007 1:10:50 PM

Bangladesh re-commissions frigate after 5 years
Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday re-commissioned a frigate it purchased from South Korea for US$83 million, but removed from its fleet five years ago after a government-change and charges of corruption.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 8:19:31 PM

Bangladesh strikes at regrouped Islamist outfit
Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh have struck at the banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) that has regrouped and nabbed two top leaders, one of them a fugitive convicted for murdering two judges in November 2005.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 12:35:43 PM

Hasina refused permission to visit newborn grandson in US
Dhaka, Jul 11 (IANS) A grandson has just been added to Bangladesh's former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's family, but she is not allowed to visit him in the US, despite fervent pleas to the government by her last week.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:24:50 PM

Take a train from Dhaka to Kolkata in September
Dhaka, July 10 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are set to resume their friendship train connecting Dhaka and Kolkata in September after more than four decades, with the two sides wrapping up two-day talks on the train link Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 7:26:51 PM

Poor technology and designs kill Bangladesh's jute carpets
Dhaka, July 10 (IANS) Once famous for its jute carpets, Bangladesh has not only lost the world market to countries like Spain and Turkey but domestic consumers too, thanks to obsolete technology, outdated designs and bad marketing.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 12:45:53 PM

Bangladeshi hilsa may appear on Indian menu again (SECOND LEAD)
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) The famous hilsa fish of Bangladesh, a favourite especially in West Bengal, Orissa and the north-eastern states, may tickle Indian palates again.

Monday, July 09, 2007 4:11:56 PM

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