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Dhaka plans sweeping constitutional changes
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is planning sweeping changes in the country's 1972 constitution to restore some of the original provisions removed or replaced by successive military and civilian regimes.

Friday, September 25, 2009 12:23:14 PM

Gas exploration in Dhaka's interest, says Hasina
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh hasina Monday said awarding of gas exploration contracts to foreign firms was in the country's interest and 'not a sell-out.'

Monday, September 21, 2009 8:04:10 PM

Dhaka opposition to publish White Paper on elections
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition alliance in Bangladesh claims to have enough evidence to publish a 'White Paper' challenging the fairness of the elections it lost in December.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 2:07:00 PM

Hindu devotee dies in Bangladesh temple clash
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Over 200 followers of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) have been arrested in Bangladesh following the death of a Hindu devotee in a dispute over a temple, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 11:11:56 AM

Bangladesh may have higher gas reserves than estimated
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Bangladesh may have surplus gas reserves, something past governments have denied, as per revised estimates being examined by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government.

Friday, September 18, 2009 12:02:40 PM

Arrest those who felled 30,000 trees: Bangladesh PM
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed officials to nab those people who were allegedly involved in the felling of 30,000 trees along the coast of Cox's Bazaar, even if they are from her party.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 12:38:25 PM

Bangladeshi mutineers won't face court martial
Dhaka, Sep 15 (DPA) Bangladesh Tuesday decided to prosecute nearly 3,500 border guards allegedly involved in a late-February mutiny at the Bangladesh Rifles Headquarters in Dhaka under the paramilitary force's own laws, rejecting the military's demand that they be court martialled.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 7:21:00 PM

Illegal tree-felling ruins Bangladesh's famous beach
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) A 10 km stretch of Teknaf beach in southeastern Bangladesh has turned barren after over 30,000 trees were felled in the last seven days.

Monday, September 14, 2009 2:14:55 PM

Bangladesh experts debate Dhaka-Delhi effort for connectivity
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS) A cross-section of opinion makers in Bangladesh have welcomed a Dhaka-Delhi resolve to improve connectivity among the South Asian neighbours, but have expressed reservations on many counts.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 12:29:56 PM

Three killed in Bangladesh drive against Left extremists
Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) Security and defence forces in Bangladesh early Saturday killed three 'outlaws' belonging to Left extremist organisations in a drive demanded by lawmakers in the wake of a deteriorating security situation in the southwestern districts bordering India.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 1:08:44 PM

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