Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) The prison authorities in Bangladesh have started releasing old and infirm prisoners and those caught for petty crimes to create space for those detained in its drive against corruption and militancy.
Sunday, March 25, 2007 4:07:58 PM
Dhaka, March 25 (Xinhua) At least eight labourers were killed and nine injured Sunday when a truck plunged into a ditch in northwestern Bangladesh, UNB news agency reported.
Sunday, March 25, 2007 2:19:41 PM
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Six top Bangladeshi militants convicted for the murder of two judges are to hang between April 13 and 19. President Iajuddin Ahmed has rejected their mercy petitions, prison authorities announced.
Sunday, March 25, 2007 1:44:13 PM
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed has said his caretaker government does not intend to stay in power 'a day longer than necessary', but added that it would complete electoral reforms before conducting polls.
Saturday, March 24, 2007 3:46:47 PM
Dhaka, March 24 (DPA) Hailstorms sweeping southern Bangladesh Saturday left at least 10 people dead and nearly 300 injured, officials said.
Saturday, March 24, 2007 2:25:53 PM
Dhaka, March 23 (DPA) Security forces Friday raided the political office of business tycoon Tarique Rahman, son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia, after the interim government asked the intelligence agencies to investigate reported links between him and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
Friday, March 23, 2007 10:34:23 PM
Dhaka, March 23 (Xinhua) A powerful storm swept over two coastal towns in southern Bangladesh, killing at least 11 people, mostly women and children and injuring over 200 others.
Friday, March 23, 2007 5:36:14 PM
Dhaka, March 23 (Xinhua) Some 5,600 chickens of three poultry farms were culled Friday in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka after detection of bird flue at a poultry farm.
Friday, March 23, 2007 5:35:30 PM
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) General elections in Bangladesh, called off in January amid political turmoil, may take place only in end-2008 or early 2009.
Thursday, March 22, 2007 11:23:45 AM
Dhaka, March 21 (Xinhua) Seven people died of drinking rectified spirit in Bangladesh's eastern Comilla district, about 100 km from here.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007 12:51:26 PM
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