Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia has been given a three-month Saudi visa to perform 'umra', while her arch rival Sheikh Hasina won't be home from London for another week or so, media reports said Friday.
Friday, April 27, 2007 1:03:38 PM
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Efforts to keep out former Bangladesh prime ministers Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina followed 'a wrong decision', a top official said, adding that the government had the 'courage to correct its mistakes'.
Friday, April 27, 2007 11:49:14 AM
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Bangladesh Biman, the national carrier and the country's only airline, is set to become a public limited company under a revamp plan aimed at reducing its huge losses and operational costs.
Thursday, April 26, 2007 1:28:39 PM
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) With the ban on their movements lifted, Bangladesh's two former prime ministers are free to pursue their respective political courses, albeit within the curbs imposed by the military-backed regime under the national emergency.
Thursday, April 26, 2007 12:34:25 PM
Dhaka, April 25 (Xinhua) Bangladeshi caretaker government on Wednesday withdrew the restrictions on former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's return to the country, local news agency UNB reported.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:19:02 PM
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) Burying traditional rivalry, Bangladesh's second rank political leaders are seeking to rally against a government that has virtually exiled one former prime minister and is trying to send the other out of the country.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 12:13:39 PM
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina's continuing presence in London after the caretaker government prevented her from flying home seems to have prompted Britain to seek Dhaka's commitment to lift emergency and hold early elections.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:48:48 AM
Dhaka, April 25 (Xinhua) At least three people were killed, 150 injured and over 1,500 houses damaged as a strong storm lashed Bangladesh, The Daily Star reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 10:38:16 AM
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) The Bangladesh government's plans to exile former prime ministers Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia appear to have run into trouble with court orders, political and diplomatic pressures and international criticism, particularly from the US.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 12:50:46 PM
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) An Indian delegation is visiting Bangladesh to discuss details of a direct Dhaka-Kolkata train that will run six days a week and carry up to 700 passengers at a time.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 11:23:13 AM
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