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Three-year pact for Dhaka-Kolkata train
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) Reviving a communication link snapped more than 40 years ago, Bangladesh and India will resume the Dhaka-Kolkata train service under a three year agreement to be signed shortly before the trains start chugging on April 14.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 2:40:16 PM

India-Bangladesh rail service pact Tuesday
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are set to sign here Tuesday a supplementary deal on the commissioning of the cross-border passenger train, called Moitree (friendship) Express, beginning April 14.

Monday, April 07, 2008 12:48:21 PM

Bangladesh Army chief gets a year's extension
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Army Chief Gen. Moin U. Ahmed has been granted a year's extension 'in public interest' by President Iajuddin Ahmed.

Monday, April 07, 2008 12:03:44 PM

Bangladesh to import 400,000 tonnes of rice from India
Dhaka, April 6 (Xinhua) The caretaker government of Bangladesh Sunday opened a letter of credit to import 400,000 tonnes of rice at $430 per tonne from India, a senior official said.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 10:53:19 PM

Honour Indian artistes, Bangladesh scholar says
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) Indian artistes such as Pandit Ravi Shankar and Suchitra Sen should be honoured by Bangladesh, says a renowned scholar here.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 1:35:00 PM

Dhaka to set up tourism authority
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to enact a law to establish a National Tourism Authority to monitor the industry and ensure the safety of domestic and foreign travellers.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:46:15 PM

Bangladesh's jailed VIPs suffering from multiple diseases
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has a problem on hand with most of the 110-odd high-profile officials and businessmen caught during an anti-corruption drive suffering from multiple health problems.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 5:13:22 PM

Sports paintings by Bangladeshi artistes at Beijing Olympics
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Bangladeshi artistes Khalid Mahmud Mithu and Kanak Champa Chakma have been invited to the Beijing Olympic festival to exhibit their sports paintings.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 2:46:11 PM

Mittal offers to develop $500 mn township in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Britain based steel tycoon L.N. Mittal is exploring a $500 million investment in Chittagong, Bangladesh's principal port city, to develop a coastal township along the Bay of Bengal, which could house residential and industrial blocks besides having its own airstrip and shallow port.

Friday, April 04, 2008 1:38:09 PM

Dhaka body lists `war criminals' of 1971
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) A research body in Bangladesh, tracking those who worked against the country's freedom movement and killed unarmed civilians at the behest of the then Pakistan regime in 1971, has unveiled a list of what it calls 'war criminals'.

Friday, April 04, 2008 1:35:34 PM

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