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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

Bangladesh-Myanmar maritime talks snagged
Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's talks with Myanmar on demarcation of their maritime boundary have hit a snag, compounding its economic woes in the Bay of Bengal, where it is unable to reach an accord with India.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 10:19:16 AM

USAID to give 90,000 tonnes of food aid to Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 1 (Xinhua) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide approximately 90, 000 tonnes of food aid worth $67.8 million to Bangladesh this year, the agency said in a release Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 10:30:31 PM

Former Bangladesh PM's son charged with tax evasion
Dhaka, April 1 (DPA) Tarique Rahman, elder son and political heir to former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia, faced charges of concealing assets worth millions of dollars by submitting a false statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 8:15:16 PM

Indian veterans endorse 'trial for war crimes' in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 31 (IANS) Thirty-seven years after they helped the emergence of an independent Bangladesh, visiting Indian war veterans endorsed a demand here for the trial of those who collaborated with the Pakistani authorities, committing atrocities on civilians.

Monday, March 31, 2008 1:23:27 PM

Dhaka to buy 400,000 tonnes of Indian rice
Dhaka, March 31 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has decided to import 400,000 tonnes of Indian rice at $430 per tonne after New Delhi said that its revised export price of $1,000 for private players will not apply on state-to-state transactions.

Monday, March 31, 2008 1:21:18 PM

Bangladesh factory blast kills three workers
Dhaka, March 31 (Xinhua) At least three workers of a steel factory were killed and 15 wounded when a boiler of the plant exploded early Monday in Bangladesh's Narayanganj district, the police said.

Monday, March 31, 2008 12:37:30 PM

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