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Transit facility to India 'not in our interest', says Dhaka
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) Bangladesh has reiterated that it will not allow India land transit facility, saying it is not in its 'national interest'.

Sunday, July 13, 2008 11:06:12 AM

Bangladesh mulls introducing one-child policy
Dhaka, July 11 (Xinhua) Taking a cue from China, Bangladesh might introduce a one-child policy to control its spiralling population growth.

Friday, July 11, 2008 10:18:29 PM

Food price protests might prolong Bangladesh emergency
Dhaka, July 11 (DPA) Simmering anger over mounting food prices threatened to spark renewed protests in impoverished Bangladesh that might force its caretaker government to delay lifting emergency rule, analysts warned.

Friday, July 11, 2008 7:17:33 AM

Khaleda Zia's party to oppose transit facilities to India
Dhaka, July 10 (IANS) Former prime minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has alleged that the caretaker government plans to extend land transit and port facilities to India and has vowed to oppose it.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:33:17 PM

Dhaka regime plans to talk economics with politicians
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) Enthused by partial success in its dialogue with the political parties, Bangladesh's military-backed interim government is planning to discuss economic issues with the parties ahead of elections.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 12:18:40 PM

Bangladesh road accident kills 21
Dhaka, July 7 (Xinhua) At least 21 people were killed and 25 injured Monday when a passenger bus collided with another vehicle in Bangladesh's eastern district of Comilla.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:22:09 PM

Hasina asks Dhaka to take tough measures against corruption
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Herself on parole after being jailed on graft charges for a year, former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the caretaker government to take tough measures against the corrupt.

Monday, July 07, 2008 1:51:33 PM

Under pressure, Dhaka may lift curbs on trade unions
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Criticised at home and in countries that import its goods, Bangladesh's military-backed government is set to partially lift curbs on trade unions.

Monday, July 07, 2008 12:40:34 PM

Law amendment to bail detained Bangladeshi politicians
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's military-backed government is set to amend its law to facilitate bail for several high profile politicians and officials for the parliamentary elections promised for December.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 11:47:43 AM

Sobhraj's fiancee fights bigamy slur
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) Plunged into a media whirlpool within hours of her engagement to criminal mastermind Charles Sobhraj becoming public, 20-year-old Nepali beauty Nihita Biswas Saturday took up cudgels on behalf of her jailed 64-year-old love to fight media allegations that he is a bigamist.

Saturday, July 05, 2008 11:22:56 AM

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