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Bangladeshi court indicts 61 Islamists for militancy
Dhaka, May 16 (DPA) An anti-terrorist court in the northern hinterland in Bangladesh has indicted a record number of 61 activists from the outlawed Jamiatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for spreading Islamic militancy in the country, police sources said Friday.

Friday, May 16, 2008 7:17:30 PM

Dhaka court orders arrest of 12 former ministers
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants against a dozen former ministers, some of whom it declared absconding, in a corruption case filed against former prime minister Khaleda Zia and her associates.

Friday, May 16, 2008 11:02:55 AM

Bangladesh condemns bomb blasts in India
Dhaka, May 14 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Wednesday condemned the deadly bomb explosions in Rajasthan's Jaipur city that killed at least 63 people Tuesday night.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:14:50 PM

'Indoor' political activity allowed in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's army-backed caretaker government has permitted political parties to resume their operations ahead of the elections that would be held in the third week of December, but restricted their functioning to indoor meetings.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 11:22:08 AM

Interim Bangladesh government relaxes ban on political activities
Dhaka, May 13 (DPA) The military-backed interim government in Bangladesh Monday partially lifted the ban on political activities, allowing limited indoor meetings under a relaxed state of emergency.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 2:34:20 AM

No gas to spare, Dhaka tells Tata
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has told India's Tata Group that it does not have gas to spare for the steel and fertiliser plants that form part of its $3 billion investment proposals. Instead, Tata should await the coal policy that is on the anvil.

Monday, May 12, 2008 11:21:40 AM

Bangladesh happy at improving trade ties with India
Dhaka, May 11(IANS) Bangladesh is happy at its improving trade relations with India and wants its entrepreneurs to grab opportunities that were not available to them earlier.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 1:35:14 PM

US, EU do plain talking with Dhaka on democracy
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) The US Friday told Bangladesh's caretaker government that it would not accept 'any deviation' from the December timetable for free and fair elections to restore democracy.

Friday, May 09, 2008 6:18:38 PM

Lift emergency in Bangladesh: US
Dhaka, May 9 (Xinhua) The United States Friday insisted that Bangladesh lift the state of emergency to hold a fair and transparent election.

Friday, May 09, 2008 6:01:03 PM

With no gas to spare, Dhaka to seek revised proposal from Tatas
Dhaka, May 9(IANS) Bangladesh is expected to tell the Tata group that it cannot spare gas supplies for many of the ventures proposed as part of a $3 billion investment plan, a move that could further delay the Indian conglomerate's entry to the country.

Friday, May 09, 2008 2:19:26 PM

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