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'Rivers from India, Myanmar eroding Bangladesh territory'
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Lower riparian Bangladesh fears large-scale loss of land due to erosion caused by rivers from India and Myanmar.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:59:46 PM

Indo-Bangladesh 'friendship' games take off
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) 'Sports for Friendship' is the theme of the Bangla Games between athletes of Bangladesh and India that got off to a colourful start here.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 11:46:09 AM

Hasina tells doctors she is innocent
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's ailing former prime minister Sheikh Hasina underwent a medical check-up and told doctors she was innocent of corruption charges before she was sent back to jail, media reports said Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:44:20 PM

Bangladeshis observe language day amid high security
Dhaka, Feb 21 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people gathered at a national memorial on a university campus in the Bangladeshi capital Thursday, marking the killing of a dozen protestors in police firing 56 years ago, officials said.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 7:54:03 PM

14 killed in Bangladesh road accident
Dhaka, Feb 21 (Xinhua) At least 14 people were killed and 15 injured Thursday when a bus collided with another in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, some 400 km southeast of Dhaka.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 5:45:15 PM

Four private airlines take off in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Four new private airlines have rushed in to meet the fast-growing demand for air travel, seizing the initiative from Bangladesh Biman International, which has remained sluggish after its belated privatisation last year.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:44:43 PM

Court restores rank to former Bangladesh Army chief
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court has restored the rank of a four-star general to a former chief of the Bangladesh Army, declaring that the government's decision to strip him of his rank was illegal.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 1:00:30 PM

Six rapists to be executed in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 19 (Xinhua) A Bangladeshi court Tuesday sentenced six young men to death for raping a housewife at a village in Feni district, about 165 km southeast of capital Dhaka.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 6:28:31 PM

'Pakistan-Bangladesh militant nexus smuggling grenades to India'
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) A cache of 41 live grenades recovered from an Islamist outfit over the weekend in Bangladesh's south western Satkhira district was to be smuggled into India, a Dhaka newspaper said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 1:51:12 PM

India offers solar power to Bangladeshi village
Dhaka, Feb 19 IANS) India has proposed electrification of a village in Bangladesh with solar power as part of the energy cooperation initiative in the South Asian region.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 1:50:34 PM

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