Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) An Islamist militant leader confessed in a Bangladesh court that he had 'exported' 32 grenades to Kolkata and had planted bombs to kill former prime minister Sheikh Hasina and the current British envoy here.
Thursday, November 23, 2006 12:52:51 PM
Dhaka, Nov 22 (Xinhua) The interim government in Bangladesh will appoint two more election commissioners as controversial Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz has agreed to go on a three-month leave, it was announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 10:40:20 PM
Dhaka, Nov 22 (DPA) Tension mounted in the southern Bangladesh port city of Chittagong Wednesday after bloody clashes between rival groups left five people dead and scores injured, officials and witnesses said.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 8:33:49 PM
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed has sacked 18 chairmen and top functionaries of state-run banks and financial institutions as most of them had allegedly been appointed on political considerations by the previous government.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 4:18:03 PM
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's controversial Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz may proceed on leave, ending the political impasse that has made parliamentary elections due next January uncertain.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 3:10:05 PM
Dhaka, Nov 21 (Xinhua) Bangladesh remained paralysed for the second day Tuesday in the third round of the blockade enforced by one of the country's major political combines to oust the top election official.
Tuesday, November 21, 2006 9:41:37 PM
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz, in the eye of a political storm for the past many weeks, may proceed on leave to perform Haj, media reports said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 21, 2006 4:34:46 PM
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) The growth rate of Bangladesh's economy is expected to be down by at least half a percent - thanks to political uncertainty, blockade of ports and street violence.
Tuesday, November 21, 2006 12:26:46 PM
Dhaka, Nov 20 (Xinhua) Life in Bangladesh was paralysed Monday as the main opposition enforced a blockade to compel President Iajuddin Ahmed to sack the chief election commissioner to pave the way for fair elections due in January.
Monday, November 20, 2006 9:51:25 PM
Dhaka, Nov 20 (Xinhua) Uncertainty gripped Bangladesh as President Iajuddin Ahmed sent a message to Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz to step down, and the country braced for another blockade by the 14-party alliance led by the Awami League Monday.
Monday, November 20, 2006 7:29:07 PM
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