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Bangladesh parties reopen shop, but keep shutters down
Dhaka, Sep 10 (IANS) Political parties in Bangladesh Monday reopened their offices ending their nine-month hibernation - but the caretaker government only allowed them to conduct their activities indoors.

Monday, September 10, 2007 1:37:40 PM

Bangladesh seeks N-power technology from Russia
Dhaka, Sep 10 (IANS) Bangladesh hopes to get Russian technology to set up a nuclear power plant and says Moscow has expressed its willingness to cooperate.

Monday, September 10, 2007 11:32:25 AM

Hasina expresses 'no confidence' in bench, gets cases moved
Dhaka, Sep 10 (IANS) Bangladesh's jailed former prime minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed 'no confidence' in a Dhaka High Court bench that gave an adverse verdict last week and was to hear three more graft cases against her.

Monday, September 10, 2007 11:32:03 AM

Bangladesh government lifts ban on indoor political meetings
Dhaka, Sep 9 (DPA) The military-backed interim government in Bangladesh Sunday lifted the ban on indoor political meetings as a first step towards restoring democracy in the country.

Sunday, September 09, 2007 9:41:43 PM

Hasina demands telephone facility in jail
Dhaka, Sep 9 (IANS) Sheikh Hasina, one of the two former prime ministers of Bangladesh now in jail, has demanded use of telephone since she is charged but not yet convicted.

Sunday, September 09, 2007 5:18:53 PM

Saarc nations to finalise anti-terror pact
Dhaka, Sep 9 (IANS) Experts of eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) member nations will meet in Colombo Monday to examine an India-prepared draft for a regional anti-terrorism pact.

Sunday, September 09, 2007 1:17:37 PM

Colleges in Bangladesh's major cities reopen
Dhaka, Sep 8 (Xinhua) All colleges in Bangladesh's six major cities, including Dhaka, reopened Saturday after an unrest-prompted closure on Aug 22.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 9:10:43 PM

Jamaat men booked for storming temple in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 8 (IANS) Ten members of a local unit of Jamaat-e-Islami have been booked in Pabna district in northern Bangladesh for storming a Hindu temple, damaging property and threatening devotees gathered to celebrate 'Janmashtami', Lord Krishna's birthday.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 10:54:45 AM

25 fishermen missing in rough sea
Dhaka, Sep 7 (Xinhua) Twenty-five Bangladeshi fishermen have gone missing as four fishing trawlers capsized on the Bay of Bengal in bad weather, private news agency UNB reported Friday.

Friday, September 07, 2007 7:52:10 PM

Former minister supports Hasina, Zia arrests
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Eminent Bangladeshi jurist Kamal Hossain has supported the caretaker government's drive against corruption, which has led to the arrests of former prime ministers Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, saying that 'no one is above the law'.

Friday, September 07, 2007 4:22:10 PM

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