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Indian jailed in Bangladesh for gun-running
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian national Russel Sangma has been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for gun-running by a court in Sherpur in northern Bangladesh.

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:58:14 PM

Mural unveiled in memory of Ram Mohan Roy in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) A mural has been unveiled at the Raja Ram Mohan Roy Club in Rangpur, northern Bangladesh to commemorate the social reform efforts of the 19th century pioneer of 'Bengali Renaissance'.

Friday, August 28, 2009 11:31:28 AM

Dhaka dinner diplomacy: Hasina invites Khaleda to Iftar
Dhaka, Aug 27 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday invited opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia for an Iftar party, triggering speculation of a political rapprochement.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 6:05:32 PM

Nazrul complex opened in Dhaka on his death anniversary
Dhaka, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday opened the Nazrul Complex beside the Dhaka University Central Mosque to mark the 33rd death anniversary of poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 4:20:06 PM

Dhaka makes long-term plan to dredge 'dying' rivers
Dhaka, Aug 26 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered two dredgers for two rivers, which feed the country's principal ports at Chittagong and Mongla, to keep them fully navigable.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 5:36:35 PM

Two Bangladeshi teenagers judges at Iranian film festival
Dhaka, Aug 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi teenagers Roudro Sakib Karim and Proma Roy were members of the jury at an international film festival in Iran, where Indian films were also screened.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 10:33:25 AM

US, Irish firms to explore for oil in Bay of Bengal
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) Bangladesh has unveiled its oil and gas exploration plans in the Bay of Bengal, awarding three blocks for exploration, while taking care that they do not fall within maritime territories claimed by neighbours India and Myanmar.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:01:53 AM

After cricket, Bangladesh to focus on hockey
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) Nineteen Bangladesh hockey players have proceeded to Germany to hone their skills as part of their preparation for next year's South Asian Games.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:01:28 AM

Dhaka launches drive to tackle Islamist terror
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) Bangladesh has launched a drive against Islamist militancy, combining punitive action with interaction at grassroot level. The government hopes to involve the Muslim clergy in its drive.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:01:08 AM

Top Dhaka, Delhi politicians to decide on extradition: Report
Dhaka, Aug 19 (IANS) Bangladesh and India may decide 'at the highest political level' key bilateral issues like an extradition treaty, measures to tackle terrorism and connectivity to improve mutual access and trade, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:00:16 AM

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