Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has revived a six billion taka ($1.03 million) project to build an underground railway network to ease transport problems in its bustling capital.
Thursday, September 27, 2007 2:55:31 PM
Dhaka, Sep 26 (DPA) Former prime minister Khaleda Zia's elder son was formally indicted for corruption in a special court in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Wednesday, officials said.
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 11:57:32 PM
Dhaka, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Some 6,000 chickens have been culled at Sahapur village in Sadar sub-district in Bangladesh's northwestern Bogra district, 170 km of capital Dhaka, following the detection of avian influenza virus in a poultry farm.
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 7:19:52 PM
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has said that it is watching the human rights situation in Bangladesh and that economic assistance to the country was dependent on Dhaka 'matching with the European standards'.
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 6:27:03 PM
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Wednesday filed a case against former prime minister Khaleda Zia's elder son Tareq, even as a Dhaka High Court bench provided relief for his younger brother Arafat Rahman Koko.
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 5:37:17 PM
Dhaka, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Flood toll in Bangladesh rose to 1,071 till Wednesday since late July, as 15 more deaths from flood-related incidents were reported across the country.
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 3:19:39 PM
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) A political party in Bangladesh, launched during the emergency, wants the curbs on political activity to continue till 'normalcy' is restored.
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:25:45 PM
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) Bangladeshi film 'Swapnodanay' (On the Wings of Dreams) has been nominated as the country's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 80th Academy Awards that are to be held on Feb 24, 2008.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 1:43:43 PM
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) Over 700 Bangladeshi fishermen aboard 50 trawlers, who were feared missing, have taken shelter in different coastal areas in West Bengal.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 12:16:04 PM
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Election Commissioner A.T.M. Huda has asked the government to relax the state of emergency this year-end in areas where local government elections are planned for next January.
Monday, September 24, 2007 3:39:54 PM
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