Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's top judge and an Indian jurist have come out strongly in support of a move to formulate a law to ensure equal rights for women even as Islamist bodies termed it 'anti-Quran' and clashed on the streets, leaving 200 wounded.
Saturday, April 12, 2008 1:08:22 PM
Dhaka, April 11 (Xinhua) Around 150 people were injured in clashes between the police and hardcore Islamist activists, who were protesting a new women's development policy, in Bangladesh capital Friday.
Friday, April 11, 2008 7:37:59 PM
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) Manoj Basnyat, the UN Development Programme's (UNDP) country director to Bangladesh, has quit before the end of his tenure due to a vote of no-confidence from his staff after many of them were laid off.
Friday, April 11, 2008 12:42:39 PM
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) The British contention that that there are links between terror groups in Dhaka and London is 'an imperialist conspiracy' aimed at declaring Bangladesh 'a failed state', a civic group here has charged.
Friday, April 11, 2008 12:41:42 PM
Dhaka, April 10 (DPA) Britain and Bangladesh agreed in principle to step up joint action against suspected terrorists, officials said Thursday.
Thursday, April 10, 2008 3:16:13 PM
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Bangladesh parliament Speaker Jamiruddin Sircar is to attend an Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly in South Africa although parliament here was dissolved in November 2006.
Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:42:33 PM
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Ticket sales for the India-Bangladesh train - which will resume services April 14 after a gap of 43 years - began here Thursday.
Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:41:30 PM
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Bangladesh has 'terror links' with Britain and there is a need to counter it with information sharing and training of security personnel, British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has said.
Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:18:02 PM
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) Reviving a communication link snapped more than 40 years ago, Bangladesh and India will resume the Dhaka-Kolkata train service under a three year agreement to be signed shortly before the trains start chugging on April 14.
Wednesday, April 09, 2008 2:40:16 PM
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are set to sign here Tuesday a supplementary deal on the commissioning of the cross-border passenger train, called Moitree (friendship) Express, beginning April 14.
Monday, April 07, 2008 12:48:21 PM
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