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Discrimination, attacks on minorities in Bangladesh worry US
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Political discrimination and 'attacks' on religious and ethnic minorities continue to be a problem in Bangladesh, a US report has said.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 10:40:48 AM

Dhaka to move IAEA for nuclear plants
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) Armed with a tentative Russian offer of help, Bangladesh is seeking to move the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for setting up nuclear power plants in the country.

Saturday, September 15, 2007 11:57:24 AM

150 injured in Bangladesh clashes
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Over 150 people were injured, some critically, in Bangladesh Friday in clashes between the police and garment workers and students on the outskirts of the capital city.

Friday, September 14, 2007 5:59:29 PM

Most of Bangladesh prone to earthquakes: expert
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Though prospects of a tsunami hitting Bangladesh are remote, most parts of the country and neighbouring India's northeast region are prone to serious earthquakes, an expert here has said.

Friday, September 14, 2007 1:41:41 PM

Bangladeshis return home as tsunami warnings end
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Over a million people in Bangladesh's southern coasts returned home after a dreadful overnight stay at cyclone shelters and wherever else they could find high ground after authorities lifted a tsunami warning in the early hours of Thursday.

Friday, September 14, 2007 12:17:50 PM

Dhaka to give ultimatum to Saudi prince on bank deal
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) The Bangladesh Government is to give a take-it-or-leave-it ultimatum to a prominent Saudi Arabian prince who purchased the state-owned Rupali Bank last August but has not taken charge.

Friday, September 14, 2007 10:37:10 AM

Indo-Bangladesh music fusion in Dhaka
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Bangladeshi singer James combined with India's Partha Sarathi Chatterjee to stage a fusion music concert here, blending North Indian Ragas with Western classical, rock n'roll, jazz and Bengali folk tunes.

Friday, September 14, 2007 10:36:47 AM

New platform for 11 radical left parties in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS) Eleven radical left parties have floated a new political platform, the Democratic Left Alliance (DLA), with the objective of 'materialising the ideology of left politics' and helping establish 'a democratic Bangladesh'.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 11:36:59 AM

Clinton award for Bangladesh social worker
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS) Noted Bangladeshi social worker Fazle Hasan Abed will be honoured by former US president Bill Clinton with the first Clinton Global Citizenship Award at a ceremony in New York on Sep 27.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 10:36:04 AM

Dhaka poll panel cancels tenders awarded to Indian firms
Dhaka, Sep 12 (IANS) Two Indian suppliers of laptops and other IT hardware have knocked each other out of Bangladesh's Election Commission equipment selection procedure, raising prospects that polls in the country may be delayed.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 1:13:31 PM

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