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Dhaka to amend laws discriminatory to women: PM
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Monday said her government will, if necessary, amend or repeal laws that are harmful and discriminatory to women.

Monday, March 08, 2010 3:58:41 PM

Police chief of town that saw violence removed
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday removed the police chief of Khagrachharhi Sadar town that witnessed violence against Buddhist tribals in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).

Thursday, March 04, 2010 8:05:04 PM

Dhaka keen on South Asian regional connectivity
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Officials from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Bhutan may meet soon to chalk out plans for closer regional connectivity following an understanding reached between Dhaka and New Delhi.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 10:45:39 AM

Hasina's son arrives from US, Zia's sons face arrest
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy, who formally joined the ruling Awami League (AL) four days ago, Monday arrived home from the US with his American wife.

Monday, March 01, 2010 8:06:08 PM

Hijacker of Indian plane to Kandahar nabbed again in Dhaka
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) One of the five Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants, arrested in Bangladesh, was convicted and jailed in India for involvement in hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane to Kandahar in December 1999.

Monday, March 01, 2010 4:35:18 PM

UN tribunal to arbiter Delhi-Dhaka maritime border depute
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has nominated three judges to constitute an arbitration tribunal on the Bangladesh-India maritime boundary dispute.

Monday, March 01, 2010 3:25:37 PM

JeM coordinator for India, Bangladesh nabbed in Dhaka
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) A Pakistani militant nabbed here Sunday confessed to working as coordinator of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Bangladesh and as a recruiter for operations in India.

Sunday, February 28, 2010 8:24:38 PM

Five JeM militants held in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) Five operatives of Pakistan-based militant organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad have been arrested from various parts of Bangladesh, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, February 28, 2010 6:09:14 PM

Dhaka objects to EU's criticism on ethnic violence
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday termed the European Union's statement alleging human rights abuses in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) as 'unfortunate' and 'not based on facts' and urged EU to 'behave responsibly'.

Sunday, February 28, 2010 3:13:29 PM

Quit if you can't govern, Zia tells Hasina
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia has announced a mass agitation against the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, asking her to quit if she cannot govern properly.

Sunday, February 28, 2010 11:07:16 AM

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