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10 of a new militant group arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) Ten members of a new militant group in Bangladesh have been nabbed by the country's elite Rapid Action Battallion (RAB), indicating a regrouping by Islamist militants even as the government intensifies its drive against them.

Friday, April 06, 2007 5:23:52 PM

No polls in Bangladesh till end-2008
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) There will be no elections in Bangladesh till 2008-end, the caretaker government of the country has conveyed to the United States.

Friday, April 06, 2007 5:02:38 PM

Election in Bangladesh likely to put off
Dhaka, April 5 (DPA) The chief election commissioner in Bangladesh, A.T.M. Shamsul Huda, said Thursday that it would take about 18 months to prepare the country for a credible general election.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 11:00:32 PM

Bangladesh goes for the roots of terrorism
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh caretaker government's efforts to crush all overt and covert militant Islamist fundamentalist groups has been affected by its inability to identify their patrons among the politicians and bureaucrats, a senior official has admitted.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 1:24:50 PM

Red alert in Bangladesh amid militant threats
Dhaka, March 31 (DPA) Security forces in Bangladesh were on a state of red alert for the second consecutive day Saturday in the wake of threats of revenge attacks by suspected Islamic fanatics, officials said.

Saturday, March 31, 2007 8:29:19 PM

Dhaka seeks details of Dawood's links with Zia's son
Dhaka, March 30 (IANS) Bangladesh has written to authorities in Dubai to seek details about reported links of Tareq Rahman, son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia, with Indian underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Friday, March 30, 2007 12:51:52 PM

Six Bangladeshi militants hanged
Dhaka, March 30 (Xinhua) Six leaders of the Islamic militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were hanged early Friday by the Bangladeshi government for killing two judges in 2005, ATN television reported.

Friday, March 30, 2007 10:48:07 AM

Sheikh Mujib may be declared Father of the Nation
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the man in whose name the people of East Bengal fought for freedom from Pakistan in 1971, may be finally and formally declared Bangladesh's Father of the Nation.

Thursday, March 29, 2007 12:14:57 PM

Bangladesh deploys army to fight bird flu epidemic
Dhaka, March 28 (DPA) Army was called out in Bangladesh Wednesday to help in culling tens of thousands of poultry as the deadly H1N5 virus, commonly called bird flu, spread to new areas in the country, health officials said.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007 8:14:29 PM

Documentary brings alive Bangladesh first PM
Dhaka, March 28 (IANS) Bangladesh's first prime minister Tajuddin Ahmed, who led the freedom struggle in the absence of jailed leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1971, has come alive in the first documentary made on him.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007 1:35:29 PM

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