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Security alert in Bangladesh as Bhutto killing condemned (Lead)
Dhaka, Dec 28 (IANS) Security in diplomatic enclave and strategic installations in Bangladesh was beefed up Friday following the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto Thursday, as the caretaker government here strongly condemned the killing.

Friday, December 28, 2007 6:47:09 PM

Security alert in Dhaka as Bangladesh condemns Bhutto killing
Dhaka, Dec 28 (DPA) Bangladesh's caretaker government beefed up security in the diplomatic enclave and strategic installations in the capital Friday following the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto in Rawalpindi.

Friday, December 28, 2007 12:29:50 PM

Hasina questions fairness of Bangladesh polls
Dhaka, Dec 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's detained former prime minister Sheikh Hasina is doubtful that general elections would be held as scheduled and also whether they would be fair keeping in view the government's efforts to debar her family from the contest.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 11:28:25 AM

Top Dhaka official resigns over statue theft
Dhaka, Dec 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's Education and Cultural Affairs Adviser Ayub Quadri has resigned following the controversy over the theft of two Paris-bound terracotta statues of Vishnu.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 11:08:38 AM

Dhaka cancels art show in Paris following theft of artefacts
Dhaka, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has cancelled an exhibition of rare artefacts at Guimet Museum in Paris following disappearance of two Vishnu statues from Zia International Airport last week.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 12:16:24 PM

Bangladesh to set up nuclear power plant by 2015
Dhaka, Dec 25 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's plan to install its first nuclear power plant by 2015 to meet the country's increasing electricity demand has been received positively by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a senior official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 5:25:12 PM

Bangladesh mounts nationwide search for missing Vishnu idols (Lead)
Dhaka, Dec 24 (DPA) Bangladesh has mounted a nationwide search for a 1,500-year old statue of Hindu godhead Vishnu, which went missing from Dhaka's airport during transhipment to France for display at an international exhibition, police and witnesses said Monday.

Monday, December 24, 2007 6:23:41 PM

1,500-year-old Vishnu statues stolen from Dhaka airport
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) Two 1,500-year-old terracotta statues of Hindu god Vishnu, bound for an exhibition in Paris, have been stolen while in the custody of Air France at the Zia International Airport (ZIA), embarrassing Bangladeshi as well as French authorities.

Monday, December 24, 2007 12:47:20 PM

Bangladesh Bank chief predicts supersonic speed for economy
Dhaka, Dec 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's economy will move at 'supersonic speed' in the next six months despite three natural calamities and an anti-corruption drive against the business community this year.

Friday, December 21, 2007 11:26:17 AM

Singer Shakira visits cyclone-hit areas of Bangladesh
Dhaka, Dec 20 (Xinhua) Colombian singer Shakira as a UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador, visited Bangladesh to see the reconstruction work after Cyclone Sidr devastated parts of the country, the Financial Express reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 20, 2007 12:28:23 PM

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