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Indian cricket team arrives in Dhaka
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) The Rahul Dravid-led Indian cricket team reached here Monday on a 23-day Bangladesh tour for the first series after the World Cup debacle.

Monday, May 07, 2007 2:05:11 PM

33 die in Bangladesh due to drought
Dhaka, May 6 (DPA) At least 33 people died in northern Bangladesh in the past two days due to the effects of a rainless summer that has struck the country's rice growing hinterlands, officials and media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 11:41:27 PM

Hasina demands two mn pounds compensation from BA
Dhaka, May 5 (Xinhua) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has demanded compensation to the tune of 2 million pounds from the British Airways (BA) for not issuing her boarding card to return home from London last month.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 6:52:49 PM

Hasina urges international community to press for polls
London/Dhaka, May 4 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina, now in London, has urged the world to persuade the military-backed caretaker government in her country to hold free and fair elections at the earliest.

Friday, May 04, 2007 1:11:56 PM

Nobel laureate Yunus abandons political plans
Dhaka, May 4 (IANS) Bangladesh's Nobel laureate and rural banking pioneer Muhammad Yunus has abandoned plans of forming a political party, citing the refusal of his backers to publicly support or join his party.

Friday, May 04, 2007 10:52:41 AM

Bangladesh calls for tie-up in energy with India, Nepal
Dhaka, May 3 (Xinhua) In the wake of an endemic power shortage, Bangladesh has placed formal offer with India and Nepal to have access to hydroelectric potential in the two neighbouring nations, the Bangladeshi news agency UNB reported Thursday.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 9:32:48 PM

Dhaka seeks ways to induct more advisors
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) Preparing for a long haul in office, till it conducts elections around end-2008, Bangladesh's interim government says it needs to appoint more advisors to cope with the workload.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 1:38:41 PM

Bangladesh chief justice rues politicization of judiciary
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's most respected institution, the judiciary, has been politicised and the damage will take more than 20 years to repair, laments Chief Justice Ruhul Amin.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 1:02:19 PM

Hasina ally approves of probe against her, Zia
London/Dhaka, May 2 (IANS) Signalling a shift in loyalties, former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina's long-time ally Kamal Hossein is supporting the current government's attempts to conduct probes against her and rival Khaleda Zia.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 2:52:24 PM

Bangladesh on high alert after serial blasts (LEAD)
Dhaka, May 1 (DPA) Security forces were put on a state of high alert across Bangladesh on Tuesday after an apparently orchestrated bomb attack was carried out by suspected Islamic militants, officials said.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 10:31:46 PM

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