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Yangon suspends Bay of Bengal exploration
Dhaka, Nov 6 (IANS) Myanmar has suspended its explorations in the Bay of Bengal after Bangladesh sent a diplomatic mission to Yangon and also got China to put pressure on the matter.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:32:15 AM

'Myanmar continuing gas exploration in Bangladesh waters'
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Touhid Hossain left for Myanmar Tuesday for talks after Dhaka accused Yangon of 'ignoring' its warnings and continuing with exploration in the Bay of Bengal, where a territorial dispute remains unresolved.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 2:49:47 PM

Jamaat, 24 other parties cleared to contest Bangladesh polls
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Jamaat-e-Islami and 24 other parties have been cleared by the Bangladesh Election Commission to contest the Dec 18 elections.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 2:48:49 PM

Bangladesh relaxes emergency, allows poll campaigning
Dhaka, Nov 3 (DPA) Authorities in Bangladesh Monday announced further relaxation of a state of emergency to allow campaigning for parliamentary and local polls.

Monday, November 03, 2008 9:36:46 PM

Spurious liquor kills 21 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 3 (Xinhua) Twenty-one people died after drinking spurious liquor in northwest Bangladesh's Bogra and Joypurhat districts in the past two days, The Daily Star newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, November 03, 2008 2:54:50 PM

Bangladesh parties begin campaign for Dec 18 poll
Dhaka, Nov 3 (IANS) Political parties in Bangladesh launched their campaign Monday for the 10th parliamentary polls Dec 18, the schedule for which was announced Sunday, 22 months after they were called off amidst political turmoil.

Monday, November 03, 2008 10:56:10 AM

Bangladesh announces schedule for December polls
Dhaka, Nov 2 (DPA) Bangladesh's election authorities Sunday formally announced detailed timetable for its stalled parliamentary election, keeping Dec 18 as the voting date.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 11:02:00 PM

Bangladesh military assures not to interfere in politics
Dhaka, Nov 2 (DPA) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday Bangladesh's military leadership had assured him that it would not interfere in politics and the December election will be free and fair.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 9:29:23 PM

Bangladesh protests Myanmar's intrusion into its sea area
Dhaka, Nov 2 (DPA) Bangladesh has protested Myanmar's reported intrusion across its maritime boundary for oil and gas exploration, asking Yangon to stop such activities on its territory, local media said Sunday.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 8:08:32 PM

'Politics ruins diversity, pluralism in South Asia'
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Ministers of India and Bangladesh said that politics has harmed South Asia's diversity and pluralism, but agreed that democracy alone was the common destiny of the region to guarantee its economic development.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 4:36:47 PM

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