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Bangladesh bird flu spreads as it closes border with India
Dhaka, Jan 28 (IANS) Bangladesh has closed its border with India following the spread of bird flu to 29 districts of the country, even as Dhaka says the situation is better than in adjoining West Bengal state of India.

Monday, January 28, 2008 10:24:05 AM

Road accidents in fog kill 11 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 27 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed and over 50 injured in a series of road accidents across Bangladesh caused by driving in heavy fog, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 11:02:17 PM

Over 1,300 birds culled in northwestern Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Over 1,305 chickens and ducks were culled and 377 eggs destroyed in Bangladesh's Dinajpur district, about 285 km northwest from here, Saturday midnight after the detection of avian influenza.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 8:18:42 PM

Dhaka's international airport loses $57 mn annually
Dhaka, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Bangladesh loses over four billion taka (around $57 million) annually as more than 60 percent passenger-handling capacity of Dhaka's Zia International Airport (ZIA) remains unutilised.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 5:15:07 PM

Bangladeshi Islamist leaders charged in 1971 killings
Dhaka, Jan 25 (IANS) The chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), his political aides and three Pakistani nationals have been accused of killing 345 people in April 1971, when resistance to the Pakistan Army's crackdown in the then East Pakistan was building up.

Friday, January 25, 2008 12:33:54 PM

Free Hasina immediately, demands Awami League
Dhaka, Jan 25 (IANS) The Awami League has demanded that its jailed president and former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina be released immediately after the man who charged her with extorting money denied having named her.

Friday, January 25, 2008 11:10:55 AM

Pran to be India's first Bangladeshi investor
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) Bangladeshi beverage producer Pran is to set up a food and soft drink processing plant in Tripura with an eye on the vast market potential in India's northeastern region.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:27:03 AM

Five sentenced to death for killing jeweller
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) A Dhaka court has sentenced to death five people, including a woman, for kidnapping for ransom and eventually killing a jewellery trader in October 2006.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:09:41 AM

Bangladesh, India to release detained illegal immigrants
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Border security forces of India and Bangladesh have agreed to release on humanitarian grounds the people they have detained for crossing the border illegally as per the laws of the respective countries.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 3:05:47 PM

Jailed militants to be brought from Delhi to Dhaka
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Dhaka will shortly send a team of investigators to India to bring back two Bangladeshi brothers who were allegedly involved in planning and executing a grenade attack on an Awami League rally in 2004.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 12:18:44 PM

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