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Bangla cyclone death toll could cross 1,000
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) The death toll from Hurricane Sidr that devastated Bangladesh has crossed 700 and could touch the 1,000-mark, besides leaving long-term damage to the country's economy, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 11:22:17 AM

Over 600 reported dead in Bangladesh cyclone (Third lead)
Dhaka, Nov 16 (DPA) At least 629 people have died in Bangladesh as a result of cyclone Sidr, it was officially stated Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 9:26:34 PM

Dhaka's drive against obscenity in films yields results
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh have teamed up with the country's film industry to crack down on piracy and illegal addition of censored footage displaying vulgarity, and a joint task force has made some arrests.

Friday, November 16, 2007 4:28:37 PM

Over 200 feared killed in Bangladesh cyclone (Second Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Over 200 people were feared killed and the death toll could rise as Cyclone Sidr hit Bangladesh's southern coastal areas Thursday and continued to move northward Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 2:26:19 PM

Bangladesh wants to export more garments to US
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Bangladesh will lobby with the US Congress for the passage of an apparel-related bill with the hope of increasing its export of readymade garments.

Friday, November 16, 2007 1:57:14 PM

Death toll in Bangladesh cyclone rises to 163 (Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 16 (Xinhua) The unofficial death toll in the powerful cyclone that ripped through the coastal zones of Bangladesh Thursday night has risen to 163, a private television channel reported Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 1:20:57 PM

Powerful cyclone kills 48 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 16 (Xinhua) A powerful cyclone has claimed 48 lives in Bangladesh's southern coastal area, media reports said Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 11:04:33 AM

Over a million evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh coast (Roundup)
Dhaka, Nov 15 (DPA) A powerful tropical cyclone struck the southern Bangladesh coast Thursday, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes after the stormy winds caused giant waves and floods on the off-shore islands, officials said.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 8:11:31 PM

Cyclone lashes Bangladesh coast, floods islands
Dhaka, Nov 15 (DPA) A powerful cyclone buffeted the southern Bangladesh coast Thursday after its peripheral winds touched off high waves and floods on the country's islands, officials said.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 4:51:45 PM

Bangladesh government backs anti-Zia splinter group
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) The rift in the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) appears complete with one faction taking over the outfit's central office under police protection, while the Election Commission justified the move and rejected protests from party chief and jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:16:08 PM

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