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Dhaka court sentences Jama'at workers for 2005 blasts
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) A Dhaka court sentenced three members of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for the 2005 explosions that killed eight people and injured 40. One member was acquitted.

Monday, March 24, 2008 11:23:31 AM

Bangladesh U-15 cricket team to play in India
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh under-15 boys' cricket team will play five matches against Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) starting Thursday, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced here Sunday.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 4:09:40 PM

Ancient period structure, artefacts discovered in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Archaeologists in Bangladesh have found an ancient brick-built structure with floor and artefacts under the basement of the main temple at the World Heritage site Paharpur in Dinajpur.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 1:38:47 PM

Nine killed in Lightning in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 21 (DPA) At least nine people were killed after being struck by lightning during seasonal storms which battered hundreds of villages in southern and central Bangladesh, reports said Friday.

Friday, March 21, 2008 9:43:51 PM

Western comments on democracy irk Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Bangladesh is irked by meetings Western diplomats here are having with politicians and comments on the political situation in the country.

Friday, March 21, 2008 2:03:06 PM

Bangladesh to get a panel to deal with the corrupt
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) A 'Truth and Accountability' Commission will be set up by Bangladesh's caretaker government to enable corruption suspects to confess their crimes and avoid trial by surrendering their ill-gotten assets.

Friday, March 21, 2008 2:00:27 PM

Khaleda Zia refuses to become voter
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia has refused to become a voter to protest against what she says is her 'illegal' detention by the government.

Friday, March 21, 2008 12:47:51 PM

Dhaka-Kolkata friendship train may start mid-April
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) The long-awaited Dhaka-Kolkata train service may begin on Bengali New Year's Day mid-April, as the two south Asian neighbours are set to sign a supplementary deal here Sunday on the commissioning of the Maitree (Friendship) Express.

Friday, March 21, 2008 11:07:14 AM

Dhaka apex court stays trial in 17 high-profile cases
Dhaka, March 20(IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has stayed for a month the trials of high profile politicians and businessmen in 17 cases, the first such instance since Emergency Power Rules were invoked in January last year.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 12:04:37 PM

Bangladeshi national airways to buy eight planes from Boeing
Dhaka, March 15 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi national airways Biman Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) Saturday for the purchase of eight aircraft worth $1.26 billion from Boeing.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 9:07:43 PM

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