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Dhaka seeks presidential reference on trial of BDR mutineers
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday moved the presidency for guidance on the legal process to be followed to try border guards who mutinied in February killing 71 people.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 5:36:44 PM

Two get 10 years in jail for Bangladesh bombing
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh's Chittagong town Sunday awarded 10 years' jail term to two militants of a banned outfit for carrying out bombing near a shopping mall four years ago.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 5:04:23 PM

India, US feared rise of Islamist militancy in post-Mujib Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 15 (IANS) India and the US shared apprehensions of the rise of Islamist militancy in Bangladesh following the assassination of its founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman this day in 1975, official US documents have revealed.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 11:28:13 AM

14 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Dhaka, Aug 14 (DPA) At least 14 people were killed and several more wounded in a road accident Friday in Bangladesh's southeastern Feni district, the police said.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:27:33 PM

Dhaka to seek judicial advice on mutiny trial
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bangladesh government wants to know under which law -- military or civil -- should it try the border guards who staged a bloody mutiny in February that left 74 people dead.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:59:31 AM

Hindus in Bangladesh celebrate Janmashtami
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's Hindu community Thursday celebrated Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, with functions organised in the national capital and other parts of the country.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:35:37 AM

Delhi keen, but Dhaka wants to go slow on border trade
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Dhaka has opted for a 'go slow' approach to a proposal by Delhi to set up markets at some border points to facilitate commodity exchange between small traders of the two countries, a media report has said.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:15:10 AM

Dhaka, New Delhi to discuss Tipaimukh dam next month
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni will be in India early next month to discuss the Tipaimukh dam issue and to follow up on assurances given to a parliamentary delegation that went to study the site.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 10:45:09 AM

Earthquake jolts Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh was rocked by tremors early Tuesday in the wake of a major earthquake in India's Andaman Islands. Although a tsunami alert was issued, it was soon withdrawn by the met office here.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 12:12:22 PM

India's Tipaimukh issue not a big problem: Dhaka minister
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) Bangladesh will seek talks with India to resolve the issues arising out of the latter's proposed Tipaimukh dam, and it was 'not a big problem', a minister has said.

Monday, August 10, 2009 11:04:27 AM

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