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Bangladesh poll panel wants emergency curbs lifted
Dhaka, Feb 5 (IANS) Curbs imposed under emergency could be lifted, partially and gradually, with the Election Commission asking the Bangladesh government to create an environment conducive to holding elections to civic bodies in April.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 11:16:22 AM

Bangladesh looks for criminals in Kolkata
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) With India and Bangladesh stepping up their cooperation in exchange of wanted criminals in recent weeks, two Bangladeshi Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials have been sent to Kolkata to bring back three criminals arrested by the West Bengal police.

Monday, February 04, 2008 1:42:34 PM

Bangladeshi officials in Kolkata to buy rice
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) A team of Bangladeshi officials is in Kolkata to purchase 500,000 tonnes of rice to meet the shortage in the country accentuated by last November's devastating cyclone.

Monday, February 04, 2008 12:19:43 PM

EU concerned over human rights in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) A group of European Parliament members has expressed concern over 'systematic oppression and implication of party leaders' under the emergency rules in Bangladesh.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 3:27:23 PM

Tagore's stolen Nobel medal could be in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Poet Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize gold medal, stolen in 2004 from the university that he founded in India, could be in Bangladesh, media reports said Sunday as the government announced the arrest of an artefact dealer in connection with the theft.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 10:53:13 AM

Bird flu in Bangladesh, 22,000 chickens culled
Dhaka, Feb 2 (Xinhua) At least 22,000 chickens from eight poultry farms were culled Saturday in Bangladesh after detection of the bird flu virus.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 10:51:37 PM

Man arrested in Bangladesh for stealing Tagore's Nobel medal
Dhaka, Feb 2 (DPA) A man was arrested in connection with the theft of a Nobel foundation gold medal from the Rabindranath Tagore Museum in Kolkata, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bangladesh announced Saturday.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 10:46:08 PM

Bangladeshi militants beat up journalists
Dhaka, Feb 1 (IANS) Seven militants of the outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), sentenced to life imprisonment for carrying out bomb blasts, beat up journalists outside a court in Rajshahi in the country's west.

Friday, February 01, 2008 10:46:56 AM

Bangladesh calls for regulatory cooperation in regional bourses
Dhaka, Jan 31 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Thursday called for regulatory cooperation to integrate the South Asian stock exchanges.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 7:14:45 PM

Complainant declines to name Hasina in graft trial
Dhaka, Jan 31 (IANS) Testifying in court in Bangladesh's first trial against a former prime minister, businessman Azam J. Chowdhury has refused to name Sheikh Hasina who has been charged with extorting money from him for clearing a business deal.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 11:06:57 AM

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