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Japan to fund south Asia road, rail links
Dhaka, Jan 22 (Xinhua) Japan will provide $1 million, under an Asian Development Bank (ADB) lending programme, to design road and rail networks that will connect Bangladesh to India and Nepal, The Financial Express daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:56:35 PM

Bangladesh apex court refuses to resume Hasina trial
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has declined to revoke the stay granted by the high court on the trial of former prime minister Sheikh Hasina in a graft case and has referred the case to a full-bench for hearing Thursday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:31:16 PM

Bangladeshi ice cream vendor wins entrepreneur award
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) A Bangladeshi ice-cream vendor, who hit upon the idea of manufacturing ice-cream sticks on a pleasure trip to India, was adjudged Best Innovative Micro Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 by Citi Foundation.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 5:55:00 PM

Zia fails to meet sons at mother's funeral
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Former prime minister of Bangladesh Khaleda Zia was not able to meet her two jailed sons at her mother's funeral here as prison authorities staggered their parole.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:46:02 PM

Bangladesh needs elected government, says official
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) An elected government should take office in Bangladesh before June to save the country from social unrest, a top official has said.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:34:53 PM

Khaleda Zia's mother dies, family gets parole
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and her two sons, all in jail, will get a brief parole to pay last respects to Zia's mother who died after a prolonged illness.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 12:19:12 PM

Bangladesh views Sino-Indian ties positively: official
Dhaka, Jan 18 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi caretaker government's Foreign Advisor Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury said Friday Bangladesh views the growing Sino-Indian cooperation positively.

Friday, January 18, 2008 9:52:48 PM

Dhaka-Yangon to discuss maritime boundary, gas search
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) Bangladesh and its eastern neighbour Myanmar will discuss the long-pending maritime boundary issue that has a direct bearing on gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal when a high-level delegation visits Yangon in the next few weeks.

Friday, January 18, 2008 12:12:28 PM

Bangladesh Army chief denies reports of military takeover
Dhaka, Jan 17 (DPA) Bangladesh's Army chief General Moeen U. Ahmed has said the prevailing situation in the country has not reached a stage that the military needs to take over and run the government, a private television channel reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 8:09:57 PM

25 killed in Bangladesh road accident
Dhaka, Jan 17 (Xinhua) At least 25 people were killed and 60 injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses at Rajendrapur, about 40 km south of the Bangladesh capital Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 2:13:52 PM

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