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11 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Dhaka, May 20 (Xinhua) Eleven people were killed and 41 injured in a collision between two buses in Bangladesh's northwestern Bogra district, about 170 km northwest of capital Dhaka, the police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 2:31:11 PM

Pakistan offers to share nuclear technology with Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan has offered to help Bangladesh with the latter's proposed first nuclear power reactor, which was conceived when they were a single country, but never took off.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:57:12 PM

Stranded Biharis become Bangladesh citizens after 36 years
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) The 300,000-plus Biharis stranded in Bangladesh after the partition of Pakistan have finally become Bangladeshi citizens over 36 years after the country's birth.

Monday, May 19, 2008 3:31:11 PM

Bangladeshi ex-ministers, officials arrested amid high drama
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) Brawls, barricading and slogan-shouting marked the arrests of some of the dozen former ministers and officials against whom warrants were executed Sunday night in connection with a corruption case.

Monday, May 19, 2008 2:09:22 PM

Dhaka to export skilled textile workers to Russia
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) After establishing itself as a major manufacturer and exporter of readymade garments and knitwear, Bangladesh is set to export its skilled workers from these sectors to Russia.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 1:43:29 PM

Manik Bandyopadhyay's birth centenary observed
Dhaka, May 18 (ANS) Literary figures and writers observed the birth centenary of litterateur Manik Bandyopadhyay (1908-1956) by discussing his works and staging an adaptation of his popular short story 'Pragoitihashik'.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 12:58:46 PM

Bangladeshi court indicts 61 Islamists for militancy
Dhaka, May 16 (DPA) An anti-terrorist court in the northern hinterland in Bangladesh has indicted a record number of 61 activists from the outlawed Jamiatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for spreading Islamic militancy in the country, police sources said Friday.

Friday, May 16, 2008 7:17:30 PM

Dhaka court orders arrest of 12 former ministers
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants against a dozen former ministers, some of whom it declared absconding, in a corruption case filed against former prime minister Khaleda Zia and her associates.

Friday, May 16, 2008 11:02:55 AM

Bangladesh condemns bomb blasts in India
Dhaka, May 14 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Wednesday condemned the deadly bomb explosions in Rajasthan's Jaipur city that killed at least 63 people Tuesday night.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:14:50 PM

'Indoor' political activity allowed in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's army-backed caretaker government has permitted political parties to resume their operations ahead of the elections that would be held in the third week of December, but restricted their functioning to indoor meetings.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 11:22:08 AM

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