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Bangladesh authorities target the media
Dhaka, Aug 24 (IANS) Several media persons, including university campus correspondents, were beaten up and some jailed for violating curfew restrictions as authorities in Bangladesh asked media to play 'a responsible role'.

Friday, August 24, 2007 3:56:41 PM

Curfew lifted for 14 hours in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 24 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi government Friday morning lifted the indefinite curfew in place for 14 hours as no major untoward incidents were reported in the past two days.

Friday, August 24, 2007 9:54:04 AM

Indefinite curfew re-imposed in Bangladesh cities
Dhaka, Aug 23 (Xinhua) After a three-hour respite, indefinite curfew was re-imposed on capital Dhaka and five other divisional headquarters Thursday evening after two days of violent clashes between soldiers and students of Dhaka University earlier in the week.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 9:16:07 PM

Curfew imposed across Bangladesh as violence spreads (Night Lead)
Dhaka, Aug 22 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh imposed an indefinite curfew in all major towns as student violence gripped universities and educational institutions across the country for the third day Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 8:15:59 PM

Bangladesh universities closed to quell student unrest (Lead)
Dhaka, Aug 22 (Xinhua) The Bangladesh government Wednesday closed universities and colleges in the six divisional headquarters, including capital Dhaka, in the wake of escalating student unrest.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 7:14:02 PM

One killed in widespread student unrest in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 22 (Xinhua) One person was killed and over 300 were wounded in Bangladesh as anti-government students fought pitched battles with police here and other major cities Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 4:39:26 PM

Four die in Bangladesh mill blast
Dhaka, Aug 22 (Xinhua) Four workers were killed and several wounded Wednesday in a furnace boiler explosion in a mill in Bangladesh's Chittagong district.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 11:54:48 AM

Awami League demands speedy probe into 2004 grenade attack
Dhaka, Aug 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Awami League defied emergency rules to gather outside the Dhaka Central Jail, where their leader Sheikh Hasina is detained, to hold a candlelight protest against tardy investigations into a grenade attack which killed 24 party workers three years ago.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 11:53:07 AM

Students, teachers hurt in Dhaka varsity anti-army stir (Night Lead)
Dhaka, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh Army Tuesday vacated a camp set up in Dhaka University and the government expressed regret over the two-day violence triggered by a clash between students and soldiers stationed in the campus.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 10:17:26 PM

Students, teachers hurt in Dhaka varsity anti-army stir (Lead)
Dhaka, Aug 21 (IANS) Agitating students and teachers of Dhaka University Tuesday battled the police across the campus and burnt an effigy of the army chief, Gen. Moin U. Ahmed, to vent their anger over being thrashed by army personnel during a football match.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 3:25:58 PM

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