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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

Khaleda Zia, son arrested on corruption charges
Dhaka, Sep 3 (Xinhua) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and her youngest son were arrested here early Monday on charges of abusing power.

Monday, September 03, 2007 9:05:14 AM

Corruption case against Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, Sep 2 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Sunday filed a corruption case against detained ex-prime minister Sheikh Hasina involving 30 million Taka (about $430,000).

Sunday, September 02, 2007 8:29:38 PM

First Bangla visit to post-Soviet Russia
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's Foreign Adviser Iftekhar A. Chowdhury is in Moscow in what is being billed as the first high-level visit from Dhaka since the Russian Federation emerged in 1991.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 4:10:22 PM

Bangladesh border guards to import, distribute food
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) Thwarted by rising prices in the international food market and logistic problems caused by the recent floods, the Bangladesh government has entrusted import and distribution of food grains to its border guards.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 11:36:35 AM

Dhaka's international airport to be modernized
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) The Zia International Airport (ZIA) here is set to undergo massive modernization with help from Denmark, including replacement of its twice-repaired radar.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 10:43:57 AM

Autonomy for Bangladesh media mooted
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is re-examining existing laws to reduce government control and grant autonomy to the state-run radio network Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh TV (BTV), similar to that of BBC.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 10:43:33 AM

Lift curbs, Bangladesh politicians demand
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Bangladesh's first attempt this year to resume a dialogue with political parties on electoral reforms is stuck because the government is refusing to relax curbs on their activities.

Friday, August 31, 2007 1:34:43 PM

Zia's bank accounts frozen in anti-corruption drive
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Bank accounts of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia, her son Arafat Rahman Koko and nine relatives are to be frozen on the directions of the country's National Board of Revenue (NBR), media reports said.

Friday, August 31, 2007 11:03:52 AM

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