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Iajuddin Ahmed to continue as Bangladesh president
Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed, whose term ends Wednesday, will continue in office till another person is elected, the country's caretaker government has announced.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 11:07:15 AM

India-Bangladesh pact on intelligence sharing under test
Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) The India-Bangladesh agreement on exchange of actionable intelligence pertaining to militant activity signed last month faces its first test following last week's blasts in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, media reports here said.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 11:02:29 AM

Anti-graft men raid former prime minister's house
Dhaka, Sep 4 (DPA) Anti-graft officials searched the plush residence of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia here Tuesday for evidence of hidden wealth and tax evasion, sources in the justice ministry said.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 9:34:33 PM

Hasina and Zia: rivals in politics, neighbours in jail
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) Only 22 metres separate Bangladesh's former prime ministers and bitter political rivals, Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, jailed in the country's parliament complex but in two different buildings.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 3:06:00 PM

Dhaka denies arresting Hyderabad blasts suspect
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) Dhaka has termed as 'unfounded' reports in the Indian and international media that it has arrested Abu Hamza alias Sharifuddin, a Bangladeshi with many aliases suspected to have been involved in the Aug 25 twin blasts in the Indian city of Hyderabad that claimed 44 lives.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 2:49:11 PM

After Shanghai, Bangla film heads for Toronto fest
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) Bangladeshi feature film 'Swapnodanay' (On the Wings of Dreams) is all set to take part at the 32nd Annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) beginning Thursday.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 11:56:35 AM

With two ex-PMs detained, Bangladesh parties to boycott talks
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) With Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina and Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP) Khaleda Zia in jail, the two main parties of Bangladesh have said they will not join talks on electoral reforms beginning Sep 12.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 11:56:14 AM

Khaleda Zia, son jailed on corruption charges (Night Lead)
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and her youngest son were arrested Monday on corruption charges, a move the caretaker government said was proof of its 'neutral' stance in fighting corruption and belied the charge that it was soft on Zia.

Monday, September 03, 2007 9:42:56 PM

Zia, son Koko jailed on corruption charges (Second Lead)
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and her son Arafat Rahman Koko were arrested and sent to jail by a court here early Monday after corruption charges were filed against them and 11 others.

Monday, September 03, 2007 1:25:43 PM

Khaleda Zia, son jailed on corruption charges (Lead)
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and her youngest son were arrested and sent to jail by a court here early Monday after corruption charges were filed against them and 11 others.

Monday, September 03, 2007 10:35:05 AM

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