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Four more advisers of Bangladesh caretaker government quit
Dhaka, Jan 8 (Xinhua) Four more advisers of the Bangladeshi caretaker government resigned Tuesday, bringing the total number of resignations to five since Dec 26 last year.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 5:39:15 PM

Amnesty asks Dhaka to try its liberation war criminals
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) has asked Bangladesh's caretaker government to try its 'war criminals' - those accused of collaborating with the Pakistan government during the liberation war in 1971.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 1:02:33 PM

Move to send Hasina abroad for medical treatment
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Personal physicians attending on jailed former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina plan to appeal to the government to send her abroad for medical treatment.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 12:40:45 PM

Bangladesh to import rice from India
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Bangladesh is to import 400,000 metric tonnes of rice from India to tide over its current shortage.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 11:55:34 AM

Dhaka now ready to send ex-premiers abroad for medical treatment
Dhaka, Jan 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's interim government, accused of blocking medical treatment abroad for ailing and detained former prime minister Sheikh Hasina, has said it is willing to send her, as well as her rival Khaleda Zia, abroad provided they seek permission.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 2:38:44 PM

Dhaka seeks food for disaster relief, not funds
Dhaka, Jan 3 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it would request donors to give food grains instead of funds for disaster relief after the Nov 15 Cyclone Sidr to help curb rising food prices at home.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 1:52:34 PM

Bangladesh Jamaat chief, deputy to be tried for murders
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) The chief of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), his deputy and seven others are to be tried for murdering two freedom fighters in 1971 in a case that harks back to the liberation movement against the then Pakistan government.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 4:30:58 PM

Condition of former Bangladesh premier worsens, no treatment abroad
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) A day after detained former premier of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina fell ill inside a courtroom, the authorities in Bangladesh have ruled out medical treatment abroad for her and have alleged that she was not giving details of her ailments. Meanwhile, the condition of Hasina has worsened.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 1:27:17 PM

Rice price hike not to hurt Indian exports to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) India has said the hike in the minimum export price of rice will not affect the export of 500,000 tonnes to Bangladesh under the food-for-aid programme after the Nov 15 cyclone.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 3:19:02 PM

Ancient statues stolen for precious stones that weren't there
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) The two ancient statues of Hindu god Vishnu were stolen and destroyed last month because they were thought to have precious stones inside, the leader of a smuggling racket has confessed to the Bangladeshi authorities. But there was nothing inside the clay statues.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 1:58:30 PM

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