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Dhaka business chamber calls for strife-free polls
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) A leading industry lobby in Bangladesh has asked political parties preparing for the Dec 18 polls to shun 'politics of conflict and violence'.

Monday, September 22, 2008 3:20:13 PM

Uncapped players fill Bangladesh's cricket vacuum
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) With its top brass turning 'Dhaka Warriors' of the Indian Cricket League (ICL), Bangladesh has recalled veterans and opted for several uncapped players in time for the New Zealand home series and the South Africa tour.

Monday, September 22, 2008 3:18:46 PM

Bangladesh's undernourished rise by 7.3 mn
Dhaka, Sep 22 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's undernourished population has increased by 7.3 million, largely because of the damage to country's main paddy crop in natural disasters and the consequent food price spiral, The Daily Star reported Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2008 12:01:07 PM

End emergency before polls, say Bangladesh parties
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) Political parties in Bangladesh want curbs imposed under emergency rule to be lifted before the Dec 18 elections but business leaders feel this could lead to chaos on the streets.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 12:27:21 PM

Bangladesh parliamentary elections on Dec 18
Dhaka, Sep 20 (DPA) Bangladesh will go to the polls Dec 18 to elect a new parliament, caretaker government chief Fakhruddin Ahmed announced on a nationwide television and radio broadcast Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 11:54:15 PM

Unholy row in Nepal over secular budget
Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Violence erupted in Basantapur Durbar Square, the heart of Kathmandu city and a prime tourist draw where the palace of living goddess Kumari is located, Saturday as local youths went on the warpath protesting the lack of state funds for ritual sacrifices during Hindu festivals.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:19:24 PM

Sheikh Hasina, Khaleda Zia may meet without pre-conditions
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) The battling ex-premiers of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, have agreed to meet and talk without pre-conditions after the Eid-ul-Fitr festivities, a lawyer said.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:12:22 PM

Unholy row in Nepal over secular budget
Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Violence erupted in Basantapur Durbar Square, the heart of Kathmandu city and a prime tourist draw where the palace of living goddess Kumari is located, early Saturday morning as local youths went on the warpath protesting the lack of money for sacrifices.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:08:47 PM

Militant body gives Dhaka 48 hours to free its leaders
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Banned Hizb ut-Tahrir (HuT) Bangladesh, an arm of an international Islamist militant body, has threatened to oust the government if its 10 leaders and activists arrested Thursday were not released within 48 hours, ending Monday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:07:58 PM

Dhaka pins hopes on Indian Premier League, Champions Trophy
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) With 13 of its players turning 'Dhaka Warriors' for the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is now pinning hopes on the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Champions Trophy to rally its players.

Friday, September 19, 2008 1:58:42 PM

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