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Commute death sentence of Mujib killers, says lawyer
Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court should commute the death sentences of four former army officers convicted for killing the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and allow life imprisonment as their appeals have been pending for several years, a defence counsel has pleaded.

Friday, October 30, 2009 2:26:53 PM

India may allow passage for Nepal trucks to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) India is considering granting passage to trucks from Nepal going to Bangladesh, media reports said.

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:52:19 PM

Bangladeshi intruders rape Indian woman in Meghalaya
Shillong, Oct 27 (IANS) Tension prevailed in a number of Meghalaya villages on the border with Bangladesh after an Indian woman was raped by five Bangladeshi intruders. Four of the men have been arrested, police said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:53:24 PM

21 missing as trawler sinks in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) Twenty-one labourers were missing after the trawler in which they were travelling sank following a collision with another vessel in Bangladesh Friday.

Friday, October 23, 2009 7:25:48 PM

Bomb injures 13 in Bangladesh, ruling party MP escapes unhurt
Dhaka, Oct 22 (DPA) A ruling party lawmaker escaped unhurt from a terrorist attack, which left at least 13 people injured in Bangladesh's capital Wednesday, police said.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:52:37 AM

Mujib's killers seek re-trial by Bangladesh military court
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Two former Bangladesh army officers, convicted of killing the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman over 34 years ago, have sought re-trial by a military court.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 12:39:28 PM

Dhaka to survey Bay of Bengal to fix maritime boundary
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh has decided to conduct a seismic survey in the Bay of Bengal to gather data for delineating its maritime boundaries with India and Myanmar.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 12:17:22 PM

Apex court unseats Dhaka lawmaker
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has unseated a ruling Awami League lawmaker who had contested last December's parliamentary poll before the five-year time bar stipulated following his retirement from the army.

Monday, October 19, 2009 1:44:43 PM

Kolkata singer takes Dhaka on musical journey
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Kolkata-based singer Kabir Suman wowed audiences in Dhaka when he performed songs popular in both West Bengal and Bangladesh at a solo concert here.

Monday, October 19, 2009 11:05:59 AM

Bangladesh fears Myanmar may attack their island in Bengal bay
Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh, which is currently engaged in a dispute with Myanmar over border fencing, fears that Yangon may attack its St. Martin's Island in the Bay of Bengal, a media report said.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 1:32:25 PM

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