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Bangladesh, India to release detained illegal immigrants
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Border security forces of India and Bangladesh have agreed to release on humanitarian grounds the people they have detained for crossing the border illegally as per the laws of the respective countries.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 3:05:47 PM

Jailed militants to be brought from Delhi to Dhaka
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Dhaka will shortly send a team of investigators to India to bring back two Bangladeshi brothers who were allegedly involved in planning and executing a grenade attack on an Awami League rally in 2004.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 12:18:44 PM

Campus protests flare up in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 22 (DPA) The military-backed interim government in Bangladesh braced for a second day of campus protests Tuesday amid the South Asian nation's simmering crisis which has shut down at least six state run universities, officials said.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:56:22 PM

Presidential pardon for students in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed has pardoned university students and teachers convicted for defying emergency regulations in the country.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:58:01 PM

Japan to fund south Asia road, rail links
Dhaka, Jan 22 (Xinhua) Japan will provide $1 million, under an Asian Development Bank (ADB) lending programme, to design road and rail networks that will connect Bangladesh to India and Nepal, The Financial Express daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:56:35 PM

Bangladesh apex court refuses to resume Hasina trial
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has declined to revoke the stay granted by the high court on the trial of former prime minister Sheikh Hasina in a graft case and has referred the case to a full-bench for hearing Thursday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:31:16 PM

Bangladeshi ice cream vendor wins entrepreneur award
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) A Bangladeshi ice-cream vendor, who hit upon the idea of manufacturing ice-cream sticks on a pleasure trip to India, was adjudged Best Innovative Micro Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 by Citi Foundation.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 5:55:00 PM

Zia fails to meet sons at mother's funeral
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Former prime minister of Bangladesh Khaleda Zia was not able to meet her two jailed sons at her mother's funeral here as prison authorities staggered their parole.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:46:02 PM

Bangladesh needs elected government, says official
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) An elected government should take office in Bangladesh before June to save the country from social unrest, a top official has said.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:34:53 PM

Khaleda Zia's mother dies, family gets parole
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and her two sons, all in jail, will get a brief parole to pay last respects to Zia's mother who died after a prolonged illness.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 12:19:12 PM

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