Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) Bangladesh is to sign the Asian Highway pact, shedding its suspicion that the route devised by a UN body would allow neighbouring India a transport 'corridor' to its northeastern region.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:21:46 AM
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) Bhutan wants to host the 16th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit next April 28-29 in Thimphu as the Maldives, which was to host it, has expressed its inability to arrange the gathering due to the current economic recession.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:16:24 AM
Dhaka, May 19 (Xinhua) Over 2,500 border guard personnel have been arrested in connection with the Feb 26 mutiny by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), Commerce Minister Faruk Khan said Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 9:51:52 PM
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) Several ministers in the former Khaleda Zia government may be questioned in the sensational Chittagong arms haul that was meant for Indian insurgents, a media report Tuesday quoted the public prosecutor as telling a court.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:39:13 AM
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A banned Myanmarese insurgent group has been training Bangladesh's Islamist militants since the 1980s, a newspaper report said Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 9:46:10 AM
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) Two former Bangladesh Army generals, who headed the National Security Intelligence (NSI), will be prosecuted for facilitating the landing of Chinese arms meant for insurgents in India's northeast and for trying to smuggle these arms into India.
Monday, May 18, 2009 11:41:56 AM
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) The government, the opposition and the media of Bangladesh have reacted positively to the poll verdict in India with a leading newspaper calling it 'encouraging news' for the South Asian region.
Monday, May 18, 2009 10:37:19 AM
Dhaka, May 17 (DPA) A Bangladeshi court Sunday cleared Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed of an extortion charge brought against her by a businessman two years ago, court officials said.
Sunday, May 17, 2009 6:46:12 PM
Dhaka, May 16 (DPA) Bangladesh Saturday requested help from Myanmar in repatriating thousands of refugees who have been languishing in Bangladeshi camps for years, officials here said.
Saturday, May 16, 2009 11:33:39 PM
Dhaka, May 16 (DPA) Investigators Saturday detained two former chiefs of Bangladesh's National Security Intelligence (NSI) for their alleged connection with an aborted bid to smuggle a huge cache of arms and ammunition five years ago.
Saturday, May 16, 2009 6:47:04 PM
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