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Dhaka expert moots shorter Bangladesh-India link to Asian highway
Dhaka, Aug 8 (IANS) A road that saves a 400-km detour between Sylhet in Bangladesh and Imphal in India has been mooted as a link to the Asian Highway Network by a Dhaka expert.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 6:19:30 PM

Militants were hired from India to kill Hasina, Zia: Report
Dhaka, Aug 6 (IANS) A banned Bangladeshi Islamist outfit hired 'a dozen operatives from India' to eliminate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her rival Khaleda Zia in a failed bid to foil the parliament elections held last year, a newspaper said Thursday.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 2:38:14 PM

Reduce parliament tenure, says Bangladesh minister
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) A senior minister Tuesday said the tenures of parliament and other local government bodies should be reduced since 'five years' tenure is very long'.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 3:27:48 PM

Khaleda Zia's son challenges trial in corruption case
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia's younger son Arafat Rahman Koko has challenged his trial for alleged corruption in two deals, one with German telecom major Siemens and the other with a Chinese firm.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 10:02:48 AM

Protesting Dhaka judges forcibly retired, reinstated
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) Two judges who led a hundred others in a demonstration against a government decision were forced into retirement, but have been reinstated after they apologised.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 9:44:16 AM

Dhaka considering importing eggs to curb price hike
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Concerned at the rising price of eggs, an everyday item in a Bangladeshi home, the government is considering large-scale imports, possibly from India.

Sunday, August 02, 2009 10:26:29 AM

Hasina sidelines party veterans, inducts six new ministers
Dhaka, July 31 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina Friday removed four 'reformists' from the party's presidium and inducted six new ministers in the government as part of sweeping changes.

Friday, July 31, 2009 8:21:11 PM

Dhaka downpour shatters 53-year record
Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) At least 10 people died and large parts of the national capital were inundated in a heavy downpour that broke a 53-year record, an official said.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 9:58:56 AM

Bangladesh seeks joint study on India's Tipaimukh dam
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) Bangladesh will insist on a joint study to determine any adverse impact on its ecology that a dam India proposes to build near its border, a senior politician said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 4:15:38 PM

Dhaka team to do its `best' during Indian dam site visit
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) The Bangladesh team preparing to study the Tipaimukh dam project in India has promised to do its 'best', but says it would depend upon the extent to which the hosts facilitate all its movements.

Monday, July 27, 2009 12:33:19 PM

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