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Dhaka mulls truth commission for corrupt businessmen
Dhaka, Oct 4 (IANS) Bangladesh's interim government is planning to set up a truth commission to secure confessions from businesspersons accused of corruption and settle charges without putting them to trial.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 11:30:46 AM

Dhaka wants borders with neighbours demarcated
Dhaka, Oct 4 (IANS) Bangladesh has mooted demarcation of land and maritime borders as part of its 'balanced relationship' with neighbours.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 10:30:40 AM

Dhaka rejects India's transit plea
Dhaka, Oct 3 (IANS) Bangladesh has rejected India's plea for transit of some 'over-dimensional consignments' of power generation equipment from Kolkata port to Pallatana in Tripura state for setting up a power plant.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 3:32:28 PM

Indian saris crowd out Dhaka's Benaresi domain
Dhaka, Oct 3 (IANS) Benaresi Palli, the locality on the outskirts of the national capital, that has been home to Benaresi saris for centuries, is now flooded with foreign clothes, mostly imported or smuggled in from India.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 12:38:08 PM

Dhaka approaches Scotland Yard to recover laundered money
Dhaka, Oct 3 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh are consulting Britain's Scotland Yard to recover money laundered and stashed in that country and say that the British have promised to help.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 12:29:06 PM

Bangladesh Supreme Court rejects plea against Zia
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the government's plea against granting bail to jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia in a corruption case.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 7:19:27 PM

Dhaka fears influx of Myanmar refugees
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Bangladesh apprehends influx of refugees from eastern neighbour Myanmar due to the reported crackdown on Arakanese people by the military government in Yangon.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 7:17:53 PM

Indian onions become costlier in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Onions in Bangladesh have become dearer during Ramadan with the rise in price of the commodity imported from India.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 5:58:04 PM

Bangladesh Supreme Court moved to stall Zia's bail
Dhaka, Oct 1 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission Monday moved the Supreme Court to stall bail granted by the high court to former prime minister Khaleda Zia in a corruption case, private news agency UNB reported.

Monday, October 01, 2007 11:54:59 PM

Dhaka hunts for new Jamaat chief
Dhaka, Oct 1 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh have launched a manhunt for former Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader Moulana Saidur Rahman who, they believe, has taken over as chief of the outlawed Islamist group Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

Monday, October 01, 2007 12:41:55 PM

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