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Flood-hit Bangladesh seeks help from donors
Dhaka, Aug 19 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Sunday formally sought cash and food aid from 32 donor countries and agencies on emergency basis to recuperate losses caused by the devastating floods.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 7:20:37 PM

Bangladesh workers want ban on raw jute exports
Dhaka, Aug 19 (IANS) Workers in Bangladesh have asked the government to totally ban raw jute exports to India and Pakistan saying the two importers have gained commercial advantage.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 2:38:01 PM

Bangla parties want ban on political activity lifted before dialogue
Dhaka, Aug 19 (IANS) Political parties in Bangladesh have told the interim government and the country's election commission that they would not participate in any dialogue till the ban on political activity is lifted.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 2:37:31 PM

Denied Indian dal, Bangladesh turns to Nepal
Dhaka, Aug 19 (IANS) Denied higher access to dal (lentil) supplies from India, which wants to stabilise its domestic markets, Bangladesh has turned to Nepal in the last one year, giving the latter a big boost in bilateral trade.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 2:36:54 PM

Diarrhoea situation worsening in Bangladesh: expert
Dhaka, Aug 18 (Xinhua) The diarrhoea situation in post-flood Bangladesh is worsening as about 50 patients are coming every hour to the special hospital here.

Saturday, August 18, 2007 8:11:48 PM

Bangladeshi flood victims returning home
Manikganj (Bangladesh), Aug 17 (Xinhua) With the floodwaters receding, many of those marooned in Bangladesh's central Manikganj district are returning to their homes and rebuilding their damaged houses.

Friday, August 17, 2007 10:32:02 AM

Bangladesh pays tributes to founding father
Dhaka, Aug 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Wednesday paid rich tributes to its founding father, slain former president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, with Chief Advisor Fakhruddin Ahmed calling him 'a shining star in the sky of the nation'.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 10:51:07 AM

Death toll in Bangladesh floods rises to 460
Dhaka, Aug 14 (DPA) The death toll from a raging deluge in Bangladesh reached an awesome total of 460 Tuesday as fresh summer floods submerged new areas slowing the retreat of the rivers from the waterlogged land, officials said.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 8:52:08 PM

Bangladesh has 'rejected extremism', say top army official
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) People of Bangladesh have 'rejected extremism' and there are only 'slim chances' of the country being a breeding ground for extremism, a top army official backing the caretaker government has said.

Monday, August 13, 2007 5:41:34 PM

Bangladesh flood toll climbs to 298
Dhaka, Aug 13 (Xinhua) The toll in the floods in Bangladesh climbed to 298 Monday with reports of 30 more deaths reaching the capital from various parts of the country.

Monday, August 13, 2007 5:40:37 PM

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