Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) Dhaka's rival political parties, the Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), are back to mutual name-calling, even as they Tuesday announced protest rallies against the government to secure the release of their jailed leaders.
Tuesday, September 02, 2008 10:28:05 PM
Dhaka, Aug 31 (DPA) Wrapping up a four-day visit to Bangladesh Sunday, Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson sounded a grim warning that the Himalayan glaciers were disappearing and would be gone in the next 40 to 70 years.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 7:27:03 PM
Dhaka, Aug 31 (DPA) Tropical rain lashed northern Bangladesh Sunday unleashing flash floods which washed away scores of villages, disaster management bureau sources said.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 2:20:09 PM
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to raise part of the fund required to construct a bridge that will be the country's largest civil engineering project from the stock market, the finance adviser (minister) said here.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:13:02 PM
Dhaka, Aug 30 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Saturday called for urgent measures for a global solution to man-made climate change as the country is likely to be its worst victim in South Asia.
Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:09:30 PM
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) In a first, the police in Bangladesh have introduced a women-only special intelligence branch to fight the sex trade, drug peddling and trafficking in women and children.
Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:05:49 PM
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) A CD of Hindu devotional kirtans composed by 19th century composer-singer Radharaman Dutta, popular in Bangladesh, has been released here. They have been sung by Bishwajit Roy.
Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:03:07 PM
Dhaka, Aug 29 (DPA) The military-backed interim government in Bangladesh plans to hold talks beginning next week with major political parties to ease rising tensions ahead of the promised year-end general election, officials said Friday.
Friday, August 29, 2008 10:36:57 PM
Dhaka, Aug 29 (DPA) Bangladesh's opposition Awami League protested a High Court decision to overturn guilty verdicts against six former army officers accused of killing captive political leaders, news reports said Friday.
Friday, August 29, 2008 4:46:01 PM
Dhaka, Aug 28 (DPA) After more than two days of a bitter life and death struggle in a small hospital in western Bangladesh, a double-headed baby boy died Thursday as crowds of grief-stricken people waited outside.
Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:13:54 PM
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