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Unholy row in Nepal over secular budget
Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Violence erupted in Basantapur Durbar Square, the heart of Kathmandu city and a prime tourist draw where the palace of living goddess Kumari is located, Saturday as local youths went on the warpath protesting the lack of state funds for ritual sacrifices during Hindu festivals.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:19:24 PM

Sheikh Hasina, Khaleda Zia may meet without pre-conditions
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) The battling ex-premiers of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, have agreed to meet and talk without pre-conditions after the Eid-ul-Fitr festivities, a lawyer said.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:12:22 PM

Unholy row in Nepal over secular budget
Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Violence erupted in Basantapur Durbar Square, the heart of Kathmandu city and a prime tourist draw where the palace of living goddess Kumari is located, early Saturday morning as local youths went on the warpath protesting the lack of money for sacrifices.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:08:47 PM

Militant body gives Dhaka 48 hours to free its leaders
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Banned Hizb ut-Tahrir (HuT) Bangladesh, an arm of an international Islamist militant body, has threatened to oust the government if its 10 leaders and activists arrested Thursday were not released within 48 hours, ending Monday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:07:58 PM

Dhaka pins hopes on Indian Premier League, Champions Trophy
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) With 13 of its players turning 'Dhaka Warriors' for the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is now pinning hopes on the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Champions Trophy to rally its players.

Friday, September 19, 2008 1:58:42 PM

With polls in December, Dhaka's anti-graft drive halts
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) With parliamentary elections due in December, the 20-month anti-corruption drive by Bangladesh's military-backed caretaker government has virtually come to a halt.

Friday, September 19, 2008 11:47:27 AM

Bangladesh detains members of Hizb ut-Tahrir
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) Dhaka University teacher and chief of the Bangladesh chapter of Hizb ut-Tahrir (HuT), an international Islamist body banned in several countries, has been detained along with several of his colleagues.

Friday, September 19, 2008 11:45:46 AM

Former Bangaldesh skipper Bashar protests board's ban
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Former skipper Habibul Bashar has protested Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) decision to ban him and 12 other fellow players for 10 years for joining the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Thursday, September 18, 2008 4:40:47 PM

Depression over Bay of Bengal fizzles out
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal, which triggered flash floods and left hundreds of fishermen missing, has fizzled out.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 1:49:09 PM

India-Bangladesh maritime talks end
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Bangladesh and India have ended their first meeting in three decades on maritime boundary without making progress on pending issues, but officials insisted that it had been a useful meeting.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 12:51:49 PM

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