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Diarrhoea situation worsening in Bangladesh: expert
Dhaka, Aug 18 (Xinhua) The diarrhoea situation in post-flood Bangladesh is worsening as about 50 patients are coming every hour to the special hospital here.

Saturday, August 18, 2007 8:11:48 PM

Bangladeshi flood victims returning home
Manikganj (Bangladesh), Aug 17 (Xinhua) With the floodwaters receding, many of those marooned in Bangladesh's central Manikganj district are returning to their homes and rebuilding their damaged houses.

Friday, August 17, 2007 10:32:02 AM

Bangladesh pays tributes to founding father
Dhaka, Aug 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Wednesday paid rich tributes to its founding father, slain former president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, with Chief Advisor Fakhruddin Ahmed calling him 'a shining star in the sky of the nation'.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 10:51:07 AM

Death toll in Bangladesh floods rises to 460
Dhaka, Aug 14 (DPA) The death toll from a raging deluge in Bangladesh reached an awesome total of 460 Tuesday as fresh summer floods submerged new areas slowing the retreat of the rivers from the waterlogged land, officials said.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 8:52:08 PM

Bangladesh has 'rejected extremism', say top army official
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) People of Bangladesh have 'rejected extremism' and there are only 'slim chances' of the country being a breeding ground for extremism, a top army official backing the caretaker government has said.

Monday, August 13, 2007 5:41:34 PM

Bangladesh flood toll climbs to 298
Dhaka, Aug 13 (Xinhua) The toll in the floods in Bangladesh climbed to 298 Monday with reports of 30 more deaths reaching the capital from various parts of the country.

Monday, August 13, 2007 5:40:37 PM

Tributes for Mujib, but no national holiday
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's current leadership will pay tributes to the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Wednesday, the anniversary of his assassination in 1975. But it won't be a national holiday as that is an issue to be decided by a court of law.

Monday, August 13, 2007 4:08:21 PM

Prices of ORS, water disinfectants soar
Dhaka, Aug 12 (IANS) Prices of oral rehydration salts (ORS) powder and water purifying tablets have doubled in a week, hampering treatment of waterborne ailments as Bangladesh fights its worst floods in many years.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 12:30:59 PM

Death toll mounts to 160 as floods sweep Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 7 (DPA) The death toll from floods in Bangladesh approached 160 Tuesday as more people were drowned in the past 24 hours in raging waters which trapped millions of villagers, officials said.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 9:56:44 PM

24 Kabul-bound militants nabbed in Dhaka
Dhaka, Aug 7 (IANS) Bangladeshi authorities have detained 24 suspected militants at the Zia International Airport here when they were about to board a plane bound for Kabul.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 11:45:12 AM

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