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Bangladesh deploys more border guards as Myanmar erects fence
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has deployed more troopers of its border guards after Myanmar moved men and material for erecting a barbed wire fence along a 200-km border between the two countries.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10:42:35 AM

Killers of slain Bangladesh border guard chief identified
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Three of the detained Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers have been identified as among those who gunned down their chief, Maj. Gen. Shakil Ahmed, and 55 army officers in last month's mutiny, authorities said.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 9:55:11 AM

I am not afraid of bullet, grenade: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Stung by last month's mutiny by the border guards whom she had addressed just a day prior to the uprising, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she is 'not afraid of a bullet or a grenade'.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 9:54:55 AM

Corruption case filed against former Bangladesh PM's son
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh's anti-graft body has pressed charges against Arafat Rahman Koko, the younger businessman son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia, for money laundering.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 9:52:24 AM

Bangladesh to modernise fire service
Dhaka, March 14 (Xinhua) A day after a major fire at the country's largest shopping mall, Bangladesh Saturday said it would soon mordenise its fire brigade to tackle any such terrible fire in the future.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 6:12:02 PM

Seven killed in Bangladesh mall blaze
Dhaka, March 14 (Xinhua) Seven people were killed Friday when a massive fire engulfed a high-rise shopping complex in the Bangladeshi capital, officials said.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 1:54:34 AM

Four killed in Bangladesh mall fire
Dhaka, March 13 (DPA) At least four people were killed and 20 injured in a devastating fire at Basundhara City, Bangladesh's largest shopping mall, here Friday, officials said.

Friday, March 13, 2009 11:45:32 PM

One killed in Dhaka shopping complex fire
Dhaka, March 13 (Xinhua) One firefighter was killed and at least 17 people were injured after a fire broke out at Bangladesh's biggest shopping complex in the capital city Dhaka Friday afternoon.

Friday, March 13, 2009 7:27:24 PM

Bangladesh to have exclusive TV channel for children
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Bangladesh will launch Dugdugi TV, a channel exclusively for children, April 14 on Pahela Baishakh that marks the beginning of the Bengali year.

Friday, March 13, 2009 7:14:14 PM

Global meltdown effect: 300 Bangladeshi workers return from Malaysia
Dhaka/Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (IANS) At least 300 Bangladeshi workers returned home from Malaysia after their visas were cancelled citing unemployment caused by global recession, media reports said Friday.

Friday, March 13, 2009 6:38:59 PM

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