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Bangladesh's jailed VIPs suffering from multiple diseases
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has a problem on hand with most of the 110-odd high-profile officials and businessmen caught during an anti-corruption drive suffering from multiple health problems.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 5:13:22 PM

Sports paintings by Bangladeshi artistes at Beijing Olympics
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Bangladeshi artistes Khalid Mahmud Mithu and Kanak Champa Chakma have been invited to the Beijing Olympic festival to exhibit their sports paintings.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 2:46:11 PM

Mittal offers to develop $500 mn township in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Britain based steel tycoon L.N. Mittal is exploring a $500 million investment in Chittagong, Bangladesh's principal port city, to develop a coastal township along the Bay of Bengal, which could house residential and industrial blocks besides having its own airstrip and shallow port.

Friday, April 04, 2008 1:38:09 PM

Dhaka body lists `war criminals' of 1971
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) A research body in Bangladesh, tracking those who worked against the country's freedom movement and killed unarmed civilians at the behest of the then Pakistan regime in 1971, has unveiled a list of what it calls 'war criminals'.

Friday, April 04, 2008 1:35:34 PM

India-Bangladesh train service to resume April 14
Dhaka, April 3 (Xinhua) After a break of 43 years, passenger train service between India and Bangladesh will resume April 14 as rail officials of the two neighbours in South Asia concluded their two-day discussions here Thursday.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 10:27:49 PM

Hasina collapses in court during trial on graft charges
Dhaka, April 3 (DPA) Bangladesh's former prime minister and opposition leader Sheikh Hasina collapsed while standing in the dock in a district court Thursday and was immediately rushed to hospital for emergency treatment, officials and witnesses said.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 9:28:28 PM

Bangladeshi party decries India's 'unilateral decisions'
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government lacks the courage to protest against India's 'unilateral decisions' to withdraw waters of the Ganges and cancel export of rice to the country, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has alleged.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 2:05:09 PM

Hasina may get parole for treatment in US
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's jailed former prime minister Sheikh Hasina may be released on parole to facilitate her departure for the US for medical treatment, ending a long medico-political tussle with the interim government.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 1:21:38 PM

Start eating potato with rice: Bangladesh Army chief
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Army chief, General Moin U. Ahmed, has advised his countrymen to 'make a habit' of eating potato with rice to fight food shortage, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 12:21:39 PM

Dhaka seeks UN's role for trying 'war criminals'
Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) Bangladesh has approached the United Nations for trial of 'war criminals' who opposed its freedom struggle 37 years ago at the behest of the then military regime in Pakistan.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 2:08:19 PM

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