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Dhaka to reconstruct prayer houses damaged in violence
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has said it will reconstruct four prayer houses set ablaze during two days of violence against Buddhist tribals in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).

Monday, February 22, 2010 12:08:08 PM

Dhaka seeks easier browsing in Bengali on the Internet
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Bangladesh has filed an application with the global internet body to facilitate easier browsing on the net in Bengali.

Monday, February 22, 2010 11:12:48 AM

Bangladesh pays tributes to language martyrs
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) All roads in Bangladesh Sunday led to the Shaheed Minars, the memorials to commemorate the language movement, as thousands paid floral tributes to the students who fought the then Pakistani regime to get official status for Bengali language 58 years ago.

Sunday, February 21, 2010 5:38:01 PM

Five die in clashes in Bangladesh's Chittagong Hill Tracts
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) Buddhist tribals Sunday prevented a minister and senior administration officials from visiting Bangladesh's Chittagong Hill Tracts where five people were killed in clashes.

Sunday, February 21, 2010 4:45:13 PM

Zia shifts stance, to take on Hasina without Islamist allies
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) In a change of stance, the main opposition party in Bangladesh --Khaleda Zia-led Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) -- is distancing itself from Islamist allies as it takes on the ruling Awami League (AL) led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Saturday, February 20, 2010 2:59:22 PM

India agrees to set up 1,320 MW power plant in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) In a joint venture with India, a power plant will be set up in Bangladesh in three years to produce 1,320 MW.

Saturday, February 20, 2010 11:07:12 AM

US offers Dhaka alternative to controversial trade tie
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) The US has offered Bangladesh an alternative forum to the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) about which the latter has shown reluctance in the past.

Friday, February 19, 2010 10:59:57 AM

Dhaka, Delhi get moving on power grid connectivity
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government will invite tenders this month for installation of a transmission line that will be connected to the power grid of India to facilitate the purchase of 250 MW of electricity.

Friday, February 19, 2010 10:34:07 AM

Delhi, Dhaka to discuss electricity sharing
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh and India are to discuss cross-border power grid connectivity with participation from the state sector and private entrepreneurs, an official said.

Thursday, February 18, 2010 3:17:55 PM

Confrontation over names brewing in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh is to witness a confrontation between its two most important politicians, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, after the government decided to stamp out the name of Zia's late husband and former president Ziaur Rahman from all establishments.

Thursday, February 18, 2010 2:01:24 PM

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