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Bangladeshi French fry maker eyes export market
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) A Bangladeshi French fry maker is readying to multiply his production ten-folds while heeding the government's call to utilise more potato in view of a glut in its production.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 11:25:12 AM

Missing Tagore memorabilia recovered after 13 years
Dhaka, May 31 (IANS) Bangladeshi authorities have recovered several missing memorabilia of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore from different parts of the country after they were 'misplaced' 13 years ago.

Saturday, May 31, 2008 12:45:52 PM

Talks to go on despite Awami, BNP boycott: Dhaka
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government has said the political dialogue to prepare for elections would go on whether or not the parties of the two jailed former prime ministers, Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina, joined in.

Friday, May 30, 2008 12:37:55 PM

New auto battery plant to boost Bangladesh exports
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) Rahimafrooz, a Bangladeshi manufacturer that is a familiar name in auto batteries in India and many countries, will begin production by this year-end at a new plant to meet its growing export market.

Friday, May 30, 2008 12:32:39 PM

Dhaka has weakened fair-trial safeguards: Amnesty
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's military-backed caretaker government has brought 'politically motivated' charges against individuals and weakened fair-trial safeguards by setting up special courts, Amnesty International (AI) has said.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:48:46 PM

Businesss community roped in for Bangladesh political talks
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) The interim government in Bangladesh has involved the business community and diplomats in an effort to persuade leaders of the two principal parties to join in the political dialogue to prepare for elections this year.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:29:42 PM

India pushes Dhaka to open up to investors
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh can attract more foreign investment, especially from India, by providing the services that investors want, India's envoy to Dhaka has said here.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 12:41:35 PM

Court asks petitioners to seek justice from 'Almighty Allah'
Dhaka, May 28 (IANS) A high court bench dealing with bail applications of politicians and officials charged with corruption has asked their lawyers to seek relief from 'Almighty Allah'.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:46:06 PM

Dhaka, UNHCR to revive pact for Myanmar refugees' repatriation
Dhaka, May 28 (IANS) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has agreed to Bangladesh reviving an old tripartite treaty under which Rohingyas, the Muslim tribal refugees from neighbouring Myanmar, can voluntarily return home.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:15:00 PM

Government says Zia unwell, lawyers say she's 'doing fine'
Dhaka, May 27 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia was not produced in court by jail authorities who said she was unwell, but her lawyers said she was 'doing fine' and called the trial against her in a corruption case 'a mockery'.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 12:12:39 PM

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