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Indians may get to eat Bangladeshi hilsa again (Lead)
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) Indians may get to resume eating the hilsa fish of Bangladesh soon, a favourite especially in the Indian state of West Bengal adjoining Bangladesh.

Monday, July 09, 2007 12:50:03 PM

Abducted Danish agency official rescued in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) A Bangladeshi official working for a Danish aid agency has been rescued two weeks after his abduction by a Myanmarese militant group.

Monday, July 09, 2007 10:52:57 AM

Bangladesh may resume hilsa exports to India
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) Bangladesh is reviewing a ban on export of the much-sought-after hilsa fish to India to obviate a retaliatory ban on export of rice from India.

Monday, July 09, 2007 10:51:41 AM

Ex-Biman workers to float private airline
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) When Biman Bangladesh Airlines found an overwhelming response from employees for the 'golden handshake' it was offering as part of a turnaround strategy, little did it suspect that it was spawning competition.

Saturday, July 07, 2007 4:31:50 PM

Myanmar abductors of official foil rescue bid
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Myanmar militants holding a Danish agency official in captivity since June 25 in forests managed to foil a rescue mission by Bangladesh security forces and escaped after an hour-long exchange of fire.

Saturday, July 07, 2007 1:19:13 PM

Dhaka-Kolkata train service to begin, final talks Monday
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Sleek, sky blue rail coaches will be used to transport passengers between Dhaka and Kolkata from next month after final talks for the first passenger train service between the two neighbours are held here Monday.

Saturday, July 07, 2007 1:16:02 PM

Jailed Awami leader wants to quit politics, blames Hasina
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) In a major blow to the opposition in Bangladesh, a top Awami League leader has pleaded he be released from jail by stating that he had to follow party chief Sheikh Hasina's 'dictates' and is now ready to quit politics.

Friday, July 06, 2007 1:40:43 PM

Hasina's emotional plea to join pregnant daughter in US
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina has protested her virtual house arrest and being prevented from joining her pregnant daughter in the US with the emotional plea: 'I am a mother'.

Friday, July 06, 2007 12:23:28 PM

Bangladeshi wins America's Junior Miss contest
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Nora Ali, daughter of Bangladeshi immigrants to the United States, has been crowned America's Junior Miss 2007.

Wednesday, July 04, 2007 9:23:18 PM

No talks till you reform, Bangladesh politicians told
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's election Commission has said it will not talk to political parties on electoral reforms till they affect political reforms, adding a new twist to their ongoing tussle with the military-backed government.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 1:13:21 PM

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