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Journalist Bazlur Rahman dead
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Bazlur Rahman, former editor of the daily Sangbad and a freedom fighter, has died following a massive heart attack.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 1:56:46 PM

Bangladesh dominate Indo-Bangla Games, clinch 45 gold medals
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Hosts Bangladesh have clinched the top slot in the second edition of Indo-Bangla Games by bagging 45 gold medals, while India's West Bengal state won only 24.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 11:25:05 AM

Bangladesh anti-graft panel slaps case against Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, Feb 26 (Xinhua) The Bangladesh Anti-Corruption Commission (BACC) Tuesday filed a case against former prime minister Khaleda Zia for allegedly awarding a contract to a foreign firm causing huge loss to the exchequer.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 9:11:22 PM

Former Bangladesh premier loses appeals in graft charges
Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday lost appeals before two courts that allowed the current government to prosecute her in different corruption cases.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 3:28:01 PM

More fowls culled as bird flu rages on in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 24 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's health workers culled more than 58,000 fowls across the country in the past 24 hours as bird flu ravaged the country's poultry industry, officials here said Sunday.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 10:21:40 PM

Boucher regains world Test wicket-keeping record
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) South Africa wicketkeeper Mark Boucher Sunday regained his world record for the most Test dismissals during the first Test against Bangladesh here Sunday.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 8:16:07 PM

'Rivers from India, Myanmar eroding Bangladesh territory'
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Lower riparian Bangladesh fears large-scale loss of land due to erosion caused by rivers from India and Myanmar.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:59:46 PM

Indo-Bangladesh 'friendship' games take off
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) 'Sports for Friendship' is the theme of the Bangla Games between athletes of Bangladesh and India that got off to a colourful start here.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 11:46:09 AM

Hasina tells doctors she is innocent
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's ailing former prime minister Sheikh Hasina underwent a medical check-up and told doctors she was innocent of corruption charges before she was sent back to jail, media reports said Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:44:20 PM

Bangladeshis observe language day amid high security
Dhaka, Feb 21 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people gathered at a national memorial on a university campus in the Bangladeshi capital Thursday, marking the killing of a dozen protestors in police firing 56 years ago, officials said.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 7:54:03 PM

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