Dhaka, Nov 12 (DPA) Hundreds of protesters were injured Sunday as political violence flared across Bangladesh on the first day of an opposition-sponsored blockade isolating Dhaka from the rest of the country.
Sunday, November 12, 2006 6:44:55 PM
Dhaka, Nov 11 (DPA) US Assistant Secretary of State Richard Boucher began a two-day visit to Bangladesh Saturday for talks with government and political leaders on the upcoming general election, Foreign Ministry sources said.
Saturday, November 11, 2006 9:58:34 PM
Dhaka, Nov 9 (IANS) Envoys of the US and the European Union (EU) posted here have engaged in pro-active diplomacy of a different nature - of persuading contending parties in the persisting political impasse to show 'restraint', and facilitate a smooth parliamentary poll due next January.
Thursday, November 09, 2006 6:14:57 PM
Dhaka, Nov 9 (IANS) Two senior lawyers appointed by the government will defend six Islamist militants sentenced to death for killing two judges last year when their appeal comes up before the supreme court.
Thursday, November 09, 2006 5:52:45 PM
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, is modifying its old sky horse, DC-10, to meet a US ban and keep flying despite money crunch.
Wednesday, November 08, 2006 2:15:15 PM
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) Bangladesh President-cum- Chief Adviser Iajuddin Ahmed may add four new election commissioners to dilute the role Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz, who has refused to quit, and ensure the smooth holding of parliamentary polls due next January.
Wednesday, November 08, 2006 2:08:03 PM
Dhaka, Nov 7 (DPA) Zinedine Zidane, France's celebrated striker and one of the world's most popular football stars, began a two-day tour of Bangladesh Tuesday to promote football and Danone, a French food-processing company, officials said.
Tuesday, November 07, 2006 7:12:26 PM
Dhaka, Nov 7 (IANS) The 14-party political alliance led by the Awami League issued a fresh ultimatum to the Bangladesh interim government that it would launch a stir if its 11-point demands were not met by Saturday.
Tuesday, November 07, 2006 12:20:29 PM
Dhaka, Nov 7 (IANS) Faced with revolt from within his Jatiya Party (JP), former Bangladesh president Hussain Mohammed Ershad has put on hold his decision to join the four-party alliance led by Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), calling his earlier announcement 'a mistake'.
Tuesday, November 07, 2006 11:35:15 AM
Dhaka, Nov 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus has urged the president and chief of the caretaker government, Iajuddin Ahmed, to be tough and proactive in running the country.
Monday, November 06, 2006 12:39:46 PM
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