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Bangladesh eases visa rules for all except SAARC
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Bangladesh has eased visa rules for foreigners to attract investment and tourism, but has excluded eight members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) from the relaxation.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 12:59:24 PM

Bangladesh condemns Hyderabad bombings
Dhaka, Aug 26 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's foreign affairs adviser Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury Sunday strongly condemned the Hyderabad bombings that claimed 42 lives, UNB news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 26, 2007 9:55:04 PM

Bangladesh army chief: Evil forces trying to destabilise situation
Dhaka, Aug 25 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Army Chief of Staff General Moeen U. Ahmed Saturday said that 'an evil force' wanted to destabilise the situation in the country but its designs were frustrated.

Saturday, August 25, 2007 9:27:04 PM

Lightning kills two in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 25 (Xinhua) Two people were killed and three injured in a lightning strike Saturday in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district, 80 km east of here.

Saturday, August 25, 2007 2:40:29 PM

US, Britain back Bangladesh moves to restore order
Dhaka, Aug 24 (DPA) The United States and Britain have welcomed security measures adopted by the military-backed interim government in Bangladesh, including the imposition of an indefinite curfew, to restore order following clashes between students and security personnel at Dhaka University, officials said Friday.

Friday, August 24, 2007 11:31:47 PM

Bangladesh authorities target the media
Dhaka, Aug 24 (IANS) Several media persons, including university campus correspondents, were beaten up and some jailed for violating curfew restrictions as authorities in Bangladesh asked media to play 'a responsible role'.

Friday, August 24, 2007 3:56:41 PM

Curfew lifted for 14 hours in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 24 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi government Friday morning lifted the indefinite curfew in place for 14 hours as no major untoward incidents were reported in the past two days.

Friday, August 24, 2007 9:54:04 AM

Indefinite curfew re-imposed in Bangladesh cities
Dhaka, Aug 23 (Xinhua) After a three-hour respite, indefinite curfew was re-imposed on capital Dhaka and five other divisional headquarters Thursday evening after two days of violent clashes between soldiers and students of Dhaka University earlier in the week.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 9:16:07 PM

Curfew imposed across Bangladesh as violence spreads (Night Lead)
Dhaka, Aug 22 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh imposed an indefinite curfew in all major towns as student violence gripped universities and educational institutions across the country for the third day Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 8:15:59 PM

Bangladesh universities closed to quell student unrest (Lead)
Dhaka, Aug 22 (Xinhua) The Bangladesh government Wednesday closed universities and colleges in the six divisional headquarters, including capital Dhaka, in the wake of escalating student unrest.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 7:14:02 PM

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