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, 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
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
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) Riding on their export successes, Bangladesh-made bicycles are ready to run at the IFMA Cologne Show in Germany. But the domestic market continues to be dominated by India and China.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 12:23:23 PM
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) Authorities at the international airport here have seized 23.5 kg of heroin valued at $4 million from two China-bound Bangladeshi passengers, suspected to be part of an international smugglers' gang.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 11:31:56 AM
Dhaka, Nov 12 (IANS) Bangladesh is planning to sign formal agreements with several governments to recover funds that it says were illegally deposited in foreign banks by politicians, officials and businessmen suspected of corruption.
Monday, November 12, 2007 9:58:09 AM
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) In a noble gesture, an NGO and a police officer have helped reunite a mother with her newborn, who was sold by her for Taka 2,500 ($41).
Sunday, November 11, 2007 2:15:12 PM
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) A forum of freedom fighters has asked the caretaker government that punishing 'war criminals' - those who actively opposed the liberation of Bangladesh - is as important as its current drive against corruption.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 1:54:10 PM
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) Bangladesh has joined the Trans-Asian Railway (TAR) corridor project that would have three entry points from West Bengal in India and connect the country's rail system to an 81,000-km network stretching from Europe to East and Southeast Asia.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 12:07:36 PM
Dhaka, Nov 8 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's elite strike force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel are conducting a massive hunt in the capital and its adjoining areas for Rabindranath Tagore's stolen Nobel Prize medal, which was smuggled into Bangladesh.
Thursday, November 08, 2007 10:32:48 AM
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