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India, Pakistan mount relief supplies for cyclone-hit Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) India and Pakistan have started relief supplies even as the World Bank pledged a hefty $250 million aid to help cyclone-hit Bangladesh.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 10:32:49 AM

World Bank offers $250mn to cyclone-hit Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 21 (Xinhua) The World Bank has offered up to $250 million to Bangladesh for relief of the victims of Cyclone Sidr which devastated the coastal region and to strengthen the country's disaster mitigation systems.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 4:08:19 PM

Bangladesh's Grameenphone to list stocks at Dhaka exchange
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Grameenphone, Bangladesh's largest telecom operator, assessed at being worth $3.5 billion, is likely to list 10 percent of its shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 1:54:27 PM

Bangladesh cyclone toll could be 20,000: aid agencies
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has said it needs a week's time to clear the confusion over differing assessments of the death toll due to Cyclone Sidr even as some international aid agencies and NGOs estimated that the toll could be as high as 20,000.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 12:34:37 PM

Dhaka seeks funds for post-cyclone tasks
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh has called for help from 'friendly countries, development partners and others' citing the enormity of the problems triggered by the Nov 15 Cyclone Sidr and its own resource constraints.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 11:29:11 AM

World extends aid as Bangladesh cyclone toll crosses 3,100
Dhaka, Nov 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has been assured aid worth $142 million by the international community for the relief and rehabilitation of people affected by last week's Hurricane Sidr after the hurricane toll crossed 3,100.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 5:28:35 PM

Bangladesh poll panel cancels dialogue with Zia
Dhaka, Nov 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Election Commission has cancelled dialogue with Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), after its jailed chief and former prime minister Khaleda Zia challenged the legality of the invitation being sent to the dissident group.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 3:26:32 PM

Royal Bengal tigers go missing from Sundarbans after cyclone
Dhaka, Nov 20 (IANS) The famed Royal Bengal tigers have gone missing from the southeastern part of the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest that took the main blow of the cyclone that hit Bangladesh last week.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 11:34:44 AM

Bangladesh cyclone toll crosses 3,000
Dhaka, Nov 20 (Xinhua) The death toll in Cyclone Sidr that ripped through Bangladesh's southern and southwestern coastal region Thursday night has now crossed 3,113, an Armed Forced Division report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 11:11:48 AM

Hunger, risk of epidemics in cyclone-battered Bangladesh (Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 19 (DPA) Hunger and the risk of epidemics stalked the storm-ravaged Bangladesh coast as the official death toll from last week's cyclone crossed the 2,500 mark, local officials said Monday.

Monday, November 19, 2007 11:19:04 PM

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