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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

Zia, Hasina come together against caretaker government (Lead)
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's two top women politicians, Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, have made common cause for the first time in 17 years following the former's arrest by the military-backed caretaker government.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 4:10:42 PM

Another new party launched in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Another new political party has been launched in Bangladesh, reportedly with official blessings, amid a national emergency and ban on political activities.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 1:33:24 PM

Protests in Dhaka over 'ill-treatment' of Hasina, Zia
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Teachers of Dhaka University are sporting black badges to protest the 'ill treatment' meted out to Bangladesh's two former prime ministers in the first such protest by them against the caretaker government's actions.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 1:32:55 PM

Hasina fears she may not get justice
Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's detained former prime minister Sheikh Hasina feels she might not get justice, fearing that the interim government was planning an 'in-camera trial' for her.

Saturday, July 21, 2007 4:21:04 PM

FDIs not helping Bangladesh's economy: UN's report
Dhaka, July 20 (IANS) Foreign direct investments (FDIs), largely confined to the telecom, banking and oil and gas exploration sectors, are not contributing much to Bangladesh's fledgling economy, says a UN report.

Friday, July 20, 2007 12:49:18 PM

Bangladesh restores Mujib as father of nation
Dhaka, July 19 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi National Curriculum and Text Book Board (NCTTB) is set to reprint school textbooks with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman restored as 'Father of the Nation' and Ziaur Rahman named 'proclaimer of independence on behalf of Bangabandhu.'

Thursday, July 19, 2007 8:21:47 PM

Bangladesh to develop deep-sea port on Sonadia Island
Dhaka, July 19 (IANS) Bangladesh has zeroed in on Sonadia Island in the Bay of Bengal to develop its first deep-sea port.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 1:12:30 PM

Zia demands rival Hasina's release
Dhaka, July 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia has made an impassioned demand for the immediate release and fair trial of her arch rival Sheikh Hasina, adding one more new twist to the country's political situation.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 11:21:33 AM

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