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Bangladesh wants to export more garments to US
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Bangladesh will lobby with the US Congress for the passage of an apparel-related bill with the hope of increasing its export of readymade garments.

Friday, November 16, 2007 1:57:14 PM

Death toll in Bangladesh cyclone rises to 163 (Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 16 (Xinhua) The unofficial death toll in the powerful cyclone that ripped through the coastal zones of Bangladesh Thursday night has risen to 163, a private television channel reported Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 1:20:57 PM

Powerful cyclone kills 48 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 16 (Xinhua) A powerful cyclone has claimed 48 lives in Bangladesh's southern coastal area, media reports said Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 11:04:33 AM

Over a million evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh coast (Roundup)
Dhaka, Nov 15 (DPA) A powerful tropical cyclone struck the southern Bangladesh coast Thursday, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes after the stormy winds caused giant waves and floods on the off-shore islands, officials said.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 8:11:31 PM

Cyclone lashes Bangladesh coast, floods islands
Dhaka, Nov 15 (DPA) A powerful cyclone buffeted the southern Bangladesh coast Thursday after its peripheral winds touched off high waves and floods on the country's islands, officials said.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 4:51:45 PM

Bangladesh government backs anti-Zia splinter group
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) The rift in the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) appears complete with one faction taking over the outfit's central office under police protection, while the Election Commission justified the move and rejected protests from party chief and jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:16:08 PM

Bangladesh prepares for cyclone, security forces on alert
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) Bangladesh alerted its security forces along the Bay of Bengal coast and warned fishermen not to venture out to the sea as cyclone Sidr closed in Thursday.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 11:14:04 AM

Polls 'on time', emergency stays in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's interim government has reiterated that it will hold general elections by December 2008, but maintains that the emergency in force since January 2007 will stay.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 9:37:43 AM

Dhaka 'illogical' to keep Delhi out of Asian highway: expert
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) It would be 'illogical' for Bangladesh to try to keep out India from its plans to join the Asian Highway Network (AHN), a top official who worked on the project at the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap) has said.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 1:58:57 PM

'Sabotage' causes net, telecom disruption in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Internet and overseas telecommunications were disrupted in Bangladesh for the second time in a week, leading the government to suspect sabotage.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 11:20:13 AM

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