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Smith-McKenzie set opening stand world record
Chittagong, Feb 29 (IANS) South African cricketers Niel McKenzie (226) and skipper Graeme Smith (232) broke the 51-year-old world record for the opening stand - held by India's Vinoo Mankad and Pankaj Roy - on the second day of the first Test against Bangladesh here Saturday.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 7:51:25 PM

Smith-McKenzie nine short of Mankad-Roy world record
Chittagong, Feb 29 (IANS) South African openers Niel McKenzie (169 not out) and skipper Graeme Smith (229 not out) are on the cusp of breaking the 51-year-old highest opening stand in Tests record held by India's Vinoo Mankad and Pankaj Roy.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:37:11 PM

Death toll in Bangladesh boat accident rises to 33 (Lead)
Dhaka, Feb 28 (Xinhua) At least 33 people including women and children have been killed as a passenger boat carrying about 150 passengers capsized on the Buriganga river near the Bangladesh capital Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 11:34:01 PM

25 drowned, 40 missing in Bangladesh boat accident
Dhaka, Feb 28 (Xinhua) At least 25 people drowned when a passenger boat carrying 150 people capsized on the Buriganga river near the Bangladesh capital Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 7:09:14 PM

Khaleda Zia faces another corruption charge
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia and 10 ministers in her government have been accused of receiving kickbacks while awarding a coalmine operation contract to a Chinese firm during their tenure in office.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 2:05:11 PM

Fresh bird flu outbreak in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 27 (Xinhua) Nearly 70,000 fowls were culled and 2,35,408 eggs destroyed in the last two days in three districts of Bangladesh following detection of the deadly H1N5 avian influenza virus, The Daily Star reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 1:57:45 PM

Journalist Bazlur Rahman dead
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Bazlur Rahman, former editor of the daily Sangbad and a freedom fighter, has died following a massive heart attack.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 1:56:46 PM

Bangladesh dominate Indo-Bangla Games, clinch 45 gold medals
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Hosts Bangladesh have clinched the top slot in the second edition of Indo-Bangla Games by bagging 45 gold medals, while India's West Bengal state won only 24.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 11:25:05 AM

Bangladesh anti-graft panel slaps case against Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, Feb 26 (Xinhua) The Bangladesh Anti-Corruption Commission (BACC) Tuesday filed a case against former prime minister Khaleda Zia for allegedly awarding a contract to a foreign firm causing huge loss to the exchequer.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 9:11:22 PM

Former Bangladesh premier loses appeals in graft charges
Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday lost appeals before two courts that allowed the current government to prosecute her in different corruption cases.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 3:28:01 PM

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