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Bangladesh's main opposition party resents 'transit' to India
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) The country's main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has opposed the government's move to join the UN-sponsored Asian Highway, saying it would provide 'transit' to India for its northeastern region.

Thursday, December 10, 2009 11:35:47 AM

India lose to Maldives, face Bangaldesh in SAFF Cup semis
Dhaka, Dec 9 (IANS) A 10-man India under-23 side Wednesday lost their last group match against holders Maldives here 0-2 and will now face hosts Bangladesh in the semi-final of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 7:47:56 PM

Bangladesh bans raw jute exports
Dhaka, Dec 8 (DPA) Bangladesh Tuesday slapped an export ban on raw jute to ensure smooth supply of the natural fibre for its local mills as the South Asian country predicted dwindling jute production this year.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 8:08:54 PM

Respect opposition, Zia tells rival Hasina
Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia, who has boycotted parliament for 10 months, Tuesday offered to make the institution 'effective' provided her rival and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina showed 'respect' for the opposition's role.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 6:43:12 PM

No arrest warrant for Bangladeshi journalists for libel
Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) No arrest warrant will be issued against Bangladeshi journalists and writers accused of defamation. The government has approved in principle a change in the law.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 2:07:14 PM

Zia's son may return to party fold
Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) If all goes well, Tarique Rahman, son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia, may return in a key position in the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 1:32:55 PM

Bangladesh ready to tackle any ULFA threat: Minister
Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) Bangladesh was ready to tackle any threat from Indian separatist group ULFA, whose top leader Arabinda Rajkhowa surrendered to Indian authorities last week and has threatened retaliation at being 'betrayed' by Dhaka, a minister has said.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 12:02:18 PM

Sheikh Hasina may now visit India Jan 10-11
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina may visit New Delhi in January next year as her December visit has been rescheduled since leaders of both countries will be busy at the Copenhagen climate summit, Foreign Minister Dipu Moni said Monday.

Monday, December 07, 2009 9:16:10 PM

India under-23 beat Nepal to enter SAFF Cup semis
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) India under-23 booked a semi-final berth in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup with an unimpressive 1-0 win over Nepal in a Group A match here Monday.

Monday, December 07, 2009 8:35:15 PM

21 killed in Bangladesh accident
Dhaka, Dec 6 (DPA) At least 21 people were killed and 45 injured when two buses collided head-on in western Bangladesh Sunday, police said.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 8:09:36 PM

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