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Britain seeks Dhaka's commitment for early polls
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina's continuing presence in London after the caretaker government prevented her from flying home seems to have prompted Britain to seek Dhaka's commitment to lift emergency and hold early elections.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:48:48 AM

Three killed as storm lashes Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 25 (Xinhua) At least three people were killed, 150 injured and over 1,500 houses damaged as a strong storm lashed Bangladesh, The Daily Star reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 10:38:16 AM

Dhaka under pressure on Hasina, Zia exile issue
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) The Bangladesh government's plans to exile former prime ministers Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia appear to have run into trouble with court orders, political and diplomatic pressures and international criticism, particularly from the US.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 12:50:46 PM

Indian team in Dhaka to discuss train service to Kolkata
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) An Indian delegation is visiting Bangladesh to discuss details of a direct Dhaka-Kolkata train that will run six days a week and carry up to 700 passengers at a time.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 11:23:13 AM

Court stays warrant against Hasina
Dhaka, April 23 (Xinhua) A Dhaka magistrate court Monday stayed its warrant order of arrest against Bangladeshi former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Monday, April 23, 2007 10:58:53 PM

Political parties protest efforts to exile former Bangladesh PMs
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Several political leaders in Bangladesh have protested efforts of the Fakhruddin Ahmed regime to exile the two former prime ministers Begum Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina.

Monday, April 23, 2007 9:53:01 AM

Hasina exiled, Zia continues to resist
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Uncertainty continues in Bangladesh's political arena as Chief Advisor Fakhruddin Ahmed's government and its military backers face continued resistance from former prime minister Khaleda Zia to be sent out to Jeddah as part of a 'deal'.

Monday, April 23, 2007 9:23:28 AM

Air force deployed at Dhaka airport amid tension
Dhaka, April 22 (DPA) The non-party interim government in Bangladesh deployed the air force at the international airport in Dhaka Sunday as tensions were running high over the imminent departure of former prime minister Khaleda Zia for exile in Saudi Arabia, officials said.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 11:43:33 PM

Hasina barred from returning to Bangladesh
London/Dhaka, April 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina was Sunday evening denied the boarding pass by British Airways for flying from London to Dhaka, effectively preventing her return home.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 11:19:05 PM

Hasina refused boarding pass for Dhaka flight
Dhaka, April 22 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's former prime minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina could not fly for Dhaka from London as the British Airways declined to issue her boarding pass in compliance with advice of the country's caretaker government, which has put embargo on her return home.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 10:24:28 PM

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