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Bangladesh announces $500 mn recession relief package
Dhaka, April 19 (DPA) Bangladesh Sunday announced an economic stimulus package worth over $500 million to offset the fallout of global economic meltdown, officials said.

Sunday, April 19, 2009 8:31:25 PM

South Asian artists display their best works in Dhaka
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) 'Who are we... we are us,' says the caption to a painting by Anoma Wijewardene, a Sri Lankan painter who is among the South Asian artists displaying their best works at an exhibition here.

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:12:50 PM

Dhaka court indicts Huji leader, 13 others for blast in 2001
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) A Bangladesh court has indicted Mufti Abdul Hannan, leader of the banned Islamist outfit Harkatul Jihad Islami (Huji), and 13 others for causing the 2001 blast at a city rally that killed 10 and injured scores of people.

Friday, April 17, 2009 10:38:47 AM

Khaleda Zia may be evicted from her home
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) Political confrontation is building up in Bangladesh as the government prepares to issue a notice this week to opposition leader Khaleda Zia asking her to vacate her house within a stipulated time.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 11:59:18 AM

Dhaka brings madrassas under watch
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) Bangladesh's education ministry has directed district authorities to gather information about madrassas after a number of militants were arrested this month and charged with using the seminaries to store huge quantities of arms and explosives.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 11:40:00 AM

Delhi invites Dhaka to inspect dam project to allay fears
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) India has invited Bangladesh to send a delegation to visit the construction site of the proposed Tipaimukh Dam on the Barak river to allay Dhaka's fears.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 11:15:33 AM

Bangladesh tightens security ahead of New Year festivity
Dhaka, April 13 (DPA) Bangladeshi authorities Monday deployed over 10,000 law enforcement officers to ensure security for the celebration of the Bengali New Year Tuesday in the capital Dhaka, officials said.

Monday, April 13, 2009 10:19:51 PM

Hillary Clinton greets Bangladeshis on New Year
Dhaka, April 12 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday sent a New Year message to all Bangladeshis living across the world ahead of the Bengali New Year 1416 - which is celebrated Tuesday.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 9:28:35 PM

Eight suspected militants held in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 12 (DPA) Bangladesh's security forces Sunday captured eight members of a banned Islamist outfit, three of whom are believed to be members of its suicide squad, from Dhaka's Khilkhet area, officials said.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 9:17:31 PM

Dhaka seeks Delhi's help to build bridge over river Jamuna
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Dhaka has sought Delhi's financial assistance to build a dedicated railway bridge over river Jamuna to facilitate the movement of Indian cargo trains to Gazipur, located north of the national capital.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 10:10:35 AM

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