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Free Hasina immediately, demands Awami League
Dhaka, Jan 25 (IANS) The Awami League has demanded that its jailed president and former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina be released immediately after the man who charged her with extorting money denied having named her.

Friday, January 25, 2008 11:10:55 AM

Pran to be India's first Bangladeshi investor
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) Bangladeshi beverage producer Pran is to set up a food and soft drink processing plant in Tripura with an eye on the vast market potential in India's northeastern region.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:27:03 AM

Five sentenced to death for killing jeweller
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) A Dhaka court has sentenced to death five people, including a woman, for kidnapping for ransom and eventually killing a jewellery trader in October 2006.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:09:41 AM

Bangladesh, India to release detained illegal immigrants
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Border security forces of India and Bangladesh have agreed to release on humanitarian grounds the people they have detained for crossing the border illegally as per the laws of the respective countries.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 3:05:47 PM

Jailed militants to be brought from Delhi to Dhaka
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Dhaka will shortly send a team of investigators to India to bring back two Bangladeshi brothers who were allegedly involved in planning and executing a grenade attack on an Awami League rally in 2004.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 12:18:44 PM

Campus protests flare up in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 22 (DPA) The military-backed interim government in Bangladesh braced for a second day of campus protests Tuesday amid the South Asian nation's simmering crisis which has shut down at least six state run universities, officials said.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:56:22 PM

Presidential pardon for students in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed has pardoned university students and teachers convicted for defying emergency regulations in the country.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:58:01 PM

Japan to fund south Asia road, rail links
Dhaka, Jan 22 (Xinhua) Japan will provide $1 million, under an Asian Development Bank (ADB) lending programme, to design road and rail networks that will connect Bangladesh to India and Nepal, The Financial Express daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:56:35 PM

Bangladesh apex court refuses to resume Hasina trial
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has declined to revoke the stay granted by the high court on the trial of former prime minister Sheikh Hasina in a graft case and has referred the case to a full-bench for hearing Thursday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:31:16 PM

Bangladeshi ice cream vendor wins entrepreneur award
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) A Bangladeshi ice-cream vendor, who hit upon the idea of manufacturing ice-cream sticks on a pleasure trip to India, was adjudged Best Innovative Micro Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 by Citi Foundation.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 5:55:00 PM

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