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Bangladesh fears export trouble amid global financial meltdown
Dhaka, Oct 11 (DPA) Businesses and policymakers in Bangladesh said Saturday they fear that the global financial crisis might cause a slump in the country's export earnings as its major export destinations are severely hit by the meltdown.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 4:23:40 PM

Sunidhi Chauhan, Kunal Ganjawala to perform in Dhaka
Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS) Indian popular playback singers Sunidhi Chauhan and Kunal Ganjawala will perform for the first time in Bangladesh at a concert titled 'Live Music Dhamaka by Sunidhi and Kunal' next Friday.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 12:25:52 PM

Jamaat, BNP fall in line as Bangladesh prepares for polls
Dhaka, Oct 10 (IANS) After resisting new election law requirements, both the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its ally Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), have fallen in line and are ready to talk to the government as the country prepares for the December polls.

Friday, October 10, 2008 1:49:16 PM

Dhaka to press for road up to China with Yangon
Dhaka, Oct 7 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to begin a survey on the proposed road link to China via Myanmar this month with the consent of Yangon, officials said.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 1:44:11 PM

Bangladesh government keeping Zia, Hasina out of polls: BNP
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has accused the country's caretaker government of still pursuing the 'minus two formula' by keeping their leader Khaleda Zia and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina out of the political arena with polls just two months away.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:42:40 PM

Religious harmony improves in Bangladesh: Hindu leader
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS) The increasing number of Durga Puja pandals (marquees) indicate better communal harmony in Bangladesh, says a Hindu leader, a retired general who fought in the country's liberation war in 1971.

Monday, October 06, 2008 11:29:11 AM

Bangladesh court orders government not to arrest Hasina
Dhaka, Oct 5 (DPA) A court Sunday ordered Bangladesh's military-backed interim government to refrain from arresting or harassing fromer premier Sheikh Hasina Wajed, now paroled for medical treatment abroad.

Sunday, October 05, 2008 7:11:45 PM

50,000 stranded by storms in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 29 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people heading home for the holidays at the end of Ramadan were stranded at ferry stations as tropical squalls battered the fragile Bangladeshi coastline over the weekend, officials said Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 12:21:33 PM

10 fishermen missing in Bay of Bengal
Dhaka, Sep 28 (Xinhua) At least 10 fishermen are missing after their fishing boats capsized on the Bay of Bengal off the southern coast of Bangladesh, UNB news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 10:28:18 PM

Hasina, Khaleda have no ill-gotten wealth: government probe
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime ministers Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, who were imprisoned on graft charges for over a year, 'possess no ill-gotten wealth', says a probe by the military-backed caretaker government.

Friday, September 26, 2008 10:57:52 AM

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