Dhaka, April 16 (DPA) At least 17 people were killed and 30 injured Wednesday as a speeding train slammed into a bus on a level crossing in central Bangladesh, local police and witnesses said.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 11:40:10 AM
Dhaka, April 15 (Xinhua) Bangladesh caretaker government's finance adviser Mirza Azizul Islam Tuesday slammed international lenders, including the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), for 'not doing anything' to help in easing the food crisis.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 7:15:20 PM
Dhaka, April 15 (IANS) There are 162 Indian nationals, including Assamese separatist leader Anup Chetia, in Bangladesh's jails, awaiting release and repatriation after serving their jail terms.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 2:16:00 PM
Dhaka, April 14 (DPA) Security was put on high alert as thousands of people thronged the national park in the Bangladesh capital Monday morning to welcome the Bengali New Year.
Monday, April 14, 2008 5:04:35 PM
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Representatives of Bangladesh's caretaker government and the largest party, the Awami League, held table talks Sunday, ending a prolonged stand-off ahead of the general elections promised for this year-end.
Sunday, April 13, 2008 10:15:05 PM
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's top judge and an Indian jurist have come out strongly in support of a move to formulate a law to ensure equal rights for women even as Islamist bodies termed it 'anti-Quran' and clashed on the streets, leaving 200 wounded.
Saturday, April 12, 2008 1:08:22 PM
Dhaka, April 11 (Xinhua) Around 150 people were injured in clashes between the police and hardcore Islamist activists, who were protesting a new women's development policy, in Bangladesh capital Friday.
Friday, April 11, 2008 7:37:59 PM
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) Manoj Basnyat, the UN Development Programme's (UNDP) country director to Bangladesh, has quit before the end of his tenure due to a vote of no-confidence from his staff after many of them were laid off.
Friday, April 11, 2008 12:42:39 PM
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) The British contention that that there are links between terror groups in Dhaka and London is 'an imperialist conspiracy' aimed at declaring Bangladesh 'a failed state', a civic group here has charged.
Friday, April 11, 2008 12:41:42 PM
Dhaka, April 10 (DPA) Britain and Bangladesh agreed in principle to step up joint action against suspected terrorists, officials said Thursday.
Thursday, April 10, 2008 3:16:13 PM
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