Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Over 10,000 people have been arrested in Bangladesh over the past three days as the military-backed government tries to keep up a political dialogue that is being boycotted by three mainstream parties whose leaders are in jail on graft charges.
Tuesday, June 03, 2008 3:01:53 PM
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina has told a court that she purchased eight MiG-29 combat aircrafts from Russia out of 'concern for national security'.
Tuesday, June 03, 2008 2:03:03 PM
Dhaka, June 2 (Xinhua) At least 50 people were injured in a series of blasts inside a hotel in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka early Monday, private televisions channels reported.
Monday, June 02, 2008 8:26:35 AM
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Indian workers employed in the garment manufacturing sector get the highest wage among South Asians while Bangladesh workers get the lowest, a study published here says.
Sunday, June 01, 2008 3:15:07 PM
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Bangladeshi farmers produced a record eight million tonnes of potato in a year that has witnessed a steep fall in rice production caused by floods and a cyclone that hit last November.
Sunday, June 01, 2008 2:32:40 PM
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Over 200 grass root level political workers were arrested late Saturday night as three mainstream parties said they would agitate and not participate in a political dialogue the government has initiated.
Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:34:14 PM
Dhaka, June 1 (DPA) At least 300 people have been arrested in Bangladesh as the interim government launched a crackdown on opposition political activists Sunday ahead of a move to relax the current state of emergency.
Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:16:56 PM
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Bangladesh's jails are woefully short of doctors and nurses and their work is carried out by convicts.
Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:14:15 PM
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Indian workers employed in the garment manufacturing sector get the highest wage, while Bangladeshi workers are at the bottom of the heap among South Asians, a study says.
Sunday, June 01, 2008 12:11:23 PM
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) A Bangladeshi French fry maker is readying to multiply his production ten-folds while heeding the government's call to utilise more potato in view of a glut in its production.
Sunday, June 01, 2008 11:25:12 AM
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