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Sheikh Hasina granted bail
Dhaka, July 30 (DPA) The high court in Bangladesh Monday granted bail to jailed former prime minister Sheikh Hasina and stayed legal proceedings against her in an ongoing corruption case, judicial officials said.

Monday, July 30, 2007 11:21:57 PM

Bangladesh flood toll rises to 22
Dhaka, July 30 (DPA) At least eight people died Monday in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain across Bangladesh taking the toll to 22 in the past one week, officials said.

Monday, July 30, 2007 4:20:09 PM

200 Indians in Bangladesh jails
Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) There are 200 Indians among some 1,000-plus foreign prisoners in Bangladesh, the media reported Sunday.

Sunday, July 29, 2007 12:06:04 PM

Differences still plague Dhaka-Kolkata train
Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) Poised to revive a passenger train service between Dhaka and Kolkata next month, India and Bangladesh are yet to resolve differences over their security concerns.

Sunday, July 29, 2007 12:05:36 PM

Bush approves Bangladesh's roadmap to polls by 2008
Washington/Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) US President George W. Bush has welcomed Bangladesh's roadmap to democracy and praised the military-backed caretaker government's commitment to hold parliamentary elections in 2008.

Friday, July 27, 2007 1:09:41 PM

Former Bangladeshi minister jailed in graft case
Dhaka, July 26 (Xinhua) A former minister in Bangladesh was Thursday sentenced to 13 years in prison for corruption and perjury by a special court here.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 5:19:18 PM

Former Bangladeshi premier indicted on extortion charges
Dhaka, July 25 (DPA) A special court in Bangladesh has indicted former prime minister Sheikh Hasina for forcing a local businessman to pay her money in order to win a government contract.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 9:32:34 AM

China, Bangladesh to improve bilateral economic relations
Dhaka, July 23 (Xinhua) China and Bangladesh have committed to promote bilateral economic relations, narrow the trade imbalance and to encourage investment between the two countries.

Monday, July 23, 2007 12:41:39 PM

Patil's win might help South Asian women: daily
Dhaka, July 23 (IANS) The election of Pratibha Patil as the first woman president of India could lead to more women taking part in decision making in South Asia, a Bangladeshi newspaper said Monday.

Monday, July 23, 2007 11:02:40 AM

India may allow FDI from Bangladesh: Jairam Ramesh
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Minister of State for Commerce Jairam Ramesh indicated Sunday that India may soon allow foreign direct investment (FDI) from Bangladesh on a 'case-to-case' basis, subject to security clearance.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 7:06:59 PM

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