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Flood toll in Bangladesh rises to 1071
Dhaka, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Flood toll in Bangladesh rose to 1,071 till Wednesday since late July, as 15 more deaths from flood-related incidents were reported across the country.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 3:19:39 PM

Bangladesh party wants emergency curbs to continue
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) A political party in Bangladesh, launched during the emergency, wants the curbs on political activity to continue till 'normalcy' is restored.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:25:45 PM

Bangladeshi film 'Swapnodanay' going to the Oscars
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) Bangladeshi film 'Swapnodanay' (On the Wings of Dreams) has been nominated as the country's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 80th Academy Awards that are to be held on Feb 24, 2008.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 1:43:43 PM

700 Bangladesh fishermen take shelter in India
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) Over 700 Bangladeshi fishermen aboard 50 trawlers, who were feared missing, have taken shelter in different coastal areas in West Bengal.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 12:16:04 PM

Relax emergency, says Bangladesh poll chief
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Election Commissioner A.T.M. Huda has asked the government to relax the state of emergency this year-end in areas where local government elections are planned for next January.

Monday, September 24, 2007 3:39:54 PM

Awami League protests reprieve to Mujib killers
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) A 'frustrated' Awami League (AL) has protested the stay on the hanging of the killers of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by a court Sunday and vowed to continue the legal battle in what is the country's longest trial.

Monday, September 24, 2007 12:16:35 PM

Storms leave 100 dead in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 23 (DPA) Coast guards and police in the rain-swept fishing port of Barguna in southern Bangladesh Sunday confirmed the death of at least 100 fishermen.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 7:57:40 PM

Tagore, Nazrul songs enchant Chinese audience
Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) A renowned Chinese ethnomusicologist who trained and researched in India is introducing the songs of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Qazi Nazrul Islam to the people of China with help from Bangladeshi artistes.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 3:06:44 PM

50 hurt, 20 garment factories vandalised in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) Workers agitating for a higher Eid bonus have vandalised 20 garment factories on the outskirts of this Bangladesh capital, yet another round of violence in an industry that fetches the highest export earnings.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 12:27:32 PM

Bangladesh Islamist groups continue protests against cartoon
Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) Islamist groups in Bangladesh continue to demonstrate against a blasphemous cartoon even after publication of the magazine was suspended, leading moderates to demand a ban on the protests on grounds that they were 'politically motivated'.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 11:15:41 AM

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