Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) With no parliament in existence, Bangladesh's interim government is considering constituting a National Constitutional Council for appointing people to constitutional offices in a 'transparent and accountable manner'.
Thursday, September 20, 2007 1:38:30 PM
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Bangladesh is to adopt a three-month 'open sky' policy to clear the rush of thousands of workers heading for the Gulf and Malaysia, stranded because of the failure of national carrier Biman.
Thursday, September 20, 2007 1:36:36 PM
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has sought US assistance for release of Nurul Islam, employee of its NGO Brac, who has been kidnapped by suspected Taliban in Afghanistan six days ago.
Thursday, September 20, 2007 11:04:54 AM
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government has received an approving nod from the US, but with a rider against human rights violations while dealing with politicians and officials being detained and put on trial.
Thursday, September 20, 2007 11:00:44 AM
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) A freelance scribe and cartoonist in Bangladesh has been arrested on charges of 'hurting religious sentiments' through a cartoon published in a magazine, copies of which were confiscated after the government called it 'a conspiracy to destabilise the country'.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 5:48:54 PM
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's former president H.M. Ershad has been acquitted in a gold smuggling case, a trial that went on for 16 years and saw 17 different judges.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 5:26:30 PM
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) The India-Bangladesh memorandum of understanding (MoU) on garment exports is a very good beginning in business relations between the two countries and offers a big opportunity in bilateral trade, a Dhaka daily has said.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 1:52:10 PM
Dhaka, Sep 18 (Xinhua) A four-day South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) youth camp, the first rally of youths of South Asia under the auspices of the regional forum, will be held in Bangladesh in November.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 8:00:02 PM
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has assured Bangladesh of assistance in establishing a nuclear power plant.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 2:02:24 PM
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Bangladesh is engaging a lobbying firm to counter a US-based rights group's move to cancel the generalised system of preferences (GSP) - that favours Bangladeshi garment export - on grounds that the country does not allow labour rights in export processing zones.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 11:28:36 AM
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