Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) Over 100 people were injured as agitating readymade garment industry workers clashed with the police for the second day Tuesday at Mirpur on the outskirts of the national capital.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008 1:37:03 PM
Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) Selim Al Deen, the legendary dramatist from Bangladesh, who compiled the 'Bangla Natyakosh', the country's only anthology on theatre, is dead.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008 1:18:55 PM
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina's husband and nuclear scientist Wazed Miah has been hospitalised here with severe breathing problems.
Monday, January 14, 2008 1:14:22 PM
Dhaka, Jan 13 (DPA) Former Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday pleaded not guilty to charges of corruption in an anti-graft court, claiming the interim government was trying to smear her and her family.
Sunday, January 13, 2008 8:02:24 PM
Dhaka, Jan 13 (Xinhua) A special court in Bangladesh Sunday formally framed charges against former prime minister Sheikh Hasina in an extortion case and fixed Jan 17 for commencement of the trial.
Sunday, January 13, 2008 4:32:11 PM
Dhaka, Jan 12 (DPA) The military backed interim government in Bangladesh declared Saturday that a general election will be held before the end of the current year to restore parliamentary rule in the country.
Saturday, January 12, 2008 11:35:39 PM
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has resumed export of hilsa after six months and the much-sought after fish is already in the Kolkata market, selling at a steep Rs.300 per kg.
Saturday, January 12, 2008 11:09:39 AM
Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) Amnesty International has termed the human rights situation in Bangladesh unsatisfactory and says that it sees 'new patterns of manipulating due process' by the present government that is conducting an anti-corruption drive.
Friday, January 11, 2008 10:47:49 AM
Dhaka, Jan 10 (IANS) The 10th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival - Bangladesh's biggest film event - began Thursday with a competition section, which will feature over 100 full-length films and documentaries from 40 countries.
Thursday, January 10, 2008 11:36:58 AM
Dhaka, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government, which completed one year in office Thursday, has dropped four of its advisors for poor performance and inducted five new advisers, while vowing to continue with the roadmap that envisages elections at the end of 2008.
Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:40:54 AM
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