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Imported Indian coal causes pollution in Bangladesh: report
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Coal imported from India is sulphur-rich, well beyond the level prescribed by the Bangladesh government, and causes pollution, a newspaper report said Sunday.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 3:46:19 PM

Bangladesh urges G-8 countries to grant trade benefits
Dhaka, Feb 13 (Xinhua) The caretaker government of Bangladesh has urged the Group of Eight (G-8) highly industrialised economies to grant access to their markets for all products from least developed nations.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 2:08:01 PM

Corruption case against Hasina dismissed
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's high court Wednesday quashed a corruption trial against former prime minister Sheikh Hasina who was alleged to have received a bribe of 30 million takas ($500,000) from a businessman.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 4:45:23 PM

Bangladesh poll panel wants emergency curbs lifted
Dhaka, Feb 5 (IANS) Curbs imposed under emergency could be lifted, partially and gradually, with the Election Commission asking the Bangladesh government to create an environment conducive to holding elections to civic bodies in April.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 11:16:22 AM

Bangladesh looks for criminals in Kolkata
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) With India and Bangladesh stepping up their cooperation in exchange of wanted criminals in recent weeks, two Bangladeshi Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials have been sent to Kolkata to bring back three criminals arrested by the West Bengal police.

Monday, February 04, 2008 1:42:34 PM

Bangladeshi officials in Kolkata to buy rice
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) A team of Bangladeshi officials is in Kolkata to purchase 500,000 tonnes of rice to meet the shortage in the country accentuated by last November's devastating cyclone.

Monday, February 04, 2008 12:19:43 PM

EU concerned over human rights in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) A group of European Parliament members has expressed concern over 'systematic oppression and implication of party leaders' under the emergency rules in Bangladesh.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 3:27:23 PM

Tagore's stolen Nobel medal could be in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Poet Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize gold medal, stolen in 2004 from the university that he founded in India, could be in Bangladesh, media reports said Sunday as the government announced the arrest of an artefact dealer in connection with the theft.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 10:53:13 AM

Bird flu in Bangladesh, 22,000 chickens culled
Dhaka, Feb 2 (Xinhua) At least 22,000 chickens from eight poultry farms were culled Saturday in Bangladesh after detection of the bird flu virus.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 10:51:37 PM

Man arrested in Bangladesh for stealing Tagore's Nobel medal
Dhaka, Feb 2 (DPA) A man was arrested in connection with the theft of a Nobel foundation gold medal from the Rabindranath Tagore Museum in Kolkata, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bangladesh announced Saturday.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 10:46:08 PM

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