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Hasina tells doctors she is innocent
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's ailing former prime minister Sheikh Hasina underwent a medical check-up and told doctors she was innocent of corruption charges before she was sent back to jail, media reports said Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:44:20 PM

Bangladeshis observe language day amid high security
Dhaka, Feb 21 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people gathered at a national memorial on a university campus in the Bangladeshi capital Thursday, marking the killing of a dozen protestors in police firing 56 years ago, officials said.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 7:54:03 PM

14 killed in Bangladesh road accident
Dhaka, Feb 21 (Xinhua) At least 14 people were killed and 15 injured Thursday when a bus collided with another in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, some 400 km southeast of Dhaka.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 5:45:15 PM

Four private airlines take off in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Four new private airlines have rushed in to meet the fast-growing demand for air travel, seizing the initiative from Bangladesh Biman International, which has remained sluggish after its belated privatisation last year.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:44:43 PM

Court restores rank to former Bangladesh Army chief
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court has restored the rank of a four-star general to a former chief of the Bangladesh Army, declaring that the government's decision to strip him of his rank was illegal.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 1:00:30 PM

Six rapists to be executed in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 19 (Xinhua) A Bangladeshi court Tuesday sentenced six young men to death for raping a housewife at a village in Feni district, about 165 km southeast of capital Dhaka.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 6:28:31 PM

'Pakistan-Bangladesh militant nexus smuggling grenades to India'
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) A cache of 41 live grenades recovered from an Islamist outfit over the weekend in Bangladesh's south western Satkhira district was to be smuggled into India, a Dhaka newspaper said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 1:51:12 PM

India offers solar power to Bangladeshi village
Dhaka, Feb 19 IANS) India has proposed electrification of a village in Bangladesh with solar power as part of the energy cooperation initiative in the South Asian region.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 1:50:34 PM

Leading Bangladeshi film actor dead
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's leading film actor S.M. Manna, who has acted in over 300 movies, is dead. He was 44.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 11:52:12 AM

41 live grenades recovered from Bangladesh village
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Forty-one live grenades have been recovered from a village in Bangladesh's Satkhira district that adjoins West Bengal in India with authorities tracing a link to the attack on an Awami League rally in 2004.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 4:20:59 PM

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