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India-Bangladesh train service to resume April 14
Dhaka, April 3 (Xinhua) After a break of 43 years, passenger train service between India and Bangladesh will resume April 14 as rail officials of the two neighbours in South Asia concluded their two-day discussions here Thursday.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 10:27:49 PM

Hasina collapses in court during trial on graft charges
Dhaka, April 3 (DPA) Bangladesh's former prime minister and opposition leader Sheikh Hasina collapsed while standing in the dock in a district court Thursday and was immediately rushed to hospital for emergency treatment, officials and witnesses said.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 9:28:28 PM

Bangladeshi party decries India's 'unilateral decisions'
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government lacks the courage to protest against India's 'unilateral decisions' to withdraw waters of the Ganges and cancel export of rice to the country, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has alleged.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 2:05:09 PM

Hasina may get parole for treatment in US
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's jailed former prime minister Sheikh Hasina may be released on parole to facilitate her departure for the US for medical treatment, ending a long medico-political tussle with the interim government.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 1:21:38 PM

Start eating potato with rice: Bangladesh Army chief
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Army chief, General Moin U. Ahmed, has advised his countrymen to 'make a habit' of eating potato with rice to fight food shortage, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 12:21:39 PM

Dhaka seeks UN's role for trying 'war criminals'
Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) Bangladesh has approached the United Nations for trial of 'war criminals' who opposed its freedom struggle 37 years ago at the behest of the then military regime in Pakistan.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 2:08:19 PM

Bangladesh-Myanmar maritime talks snagged
Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's talks with Myanmar on demarcation of their maritime boundary have hit a snag, compounding its economic woes in the Bay of Bengal, where it is unable to reach an accord with India.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 10:19:16 AM

USAID to give 90,000 tonnes of food aid to Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 1 (Xinhua) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide approximately 90, 000 tonnes of food aid worth $67.8 million to Bangladesh this year, the agency said in a release Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 10:30:31 PM

Former Bangladesh PM's son charged with tax evasion
Dhaka, April 1 (DPA) Tarique Rahman, elder son and political heir to former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia, faced charges of concealing assets worth millions of dollars by submitting a false statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 8:15:16 PM

Indian veterans endorse 'trial for war crimes' in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 31 (IANS) Thirty-seven years after they helped the emergence of an independent Bangladesh, visiting Indian war veterans endorsed a demand here for the trial of those who collaborated with the Pakistani authorities, committing atrocities on civilians.

Monday, March 31, 2008 1:23:27 PM

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