Guwahati/Dhaka, Jan 21 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Sunday denied media reports alleging its involvement in a 2004 attack on Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh.
Sunday, January 21, 2007 4:42:03 PM
Dhaka, Jan 21 (IANS) Gas rich Bangladesh is set to convert naptha, a byproduct of its imported crude, into octane, enough to meet its entire energy needs.
Sunday, January 21, 2007 4:32:33 PM
Dhaka, Jan 21 (IANS) The mystery over who masterminded a 2004 attack that may have killed former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has got deeper with fingers now pointing at the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).
Sunday, January 21, 2007 1:45:36 PM
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's parliamentary polls, scheduled for Monday but called off, may be delayed by six months as the interim government wants to prepare a correct voters' list and 'neutralise' the administration.
Friday, January 19, 2007 9:45:45 AM
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) India has reiterated that it wants 'free, fair and credible' polls in Bangladesh that will have the participation of all political parties.
Thursday, January 18, 2007 2:35:16 PM
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) Moves are afoot to force Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed, who stepped down last week as chief advisor to the caretaker government, to quit after he transferred key defence officials, some of them known to be close to former prime minister Khaleda Zia's family.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 5:49:15 PM
Dhaka, Jan 12 (DPA) A former central bank governor, Fakhruddin Ahmed, was sworn in Friday as chief of a caretaker government in Bangladesh amid a state of emergency and a media blackout imposed on the country.
Friday, January 12, 2007 11:12:40 PM
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed has agreed to opposition demands to postpone general elections scheduled for Jan 22 to ensure 'free and fair polls' at a later date.
Friday, January 12, 2007 11:08:09 AM
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Saying that fundamentalism had destroyed the country, exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslim Nasrin prayed for a new secular leadership in Bangladesh to bring the country out of its present sorry state.
Friday, January 12, 2007 8:52:36 AM
Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed Thursday night announced he was quitting as head of the interim government, giving in to a key demand of the opposition Awami League that is boycotting the Jan 22 general elections, terming them a 'farcical exercise'.
Friday, January 12, 2007 12:04:21 AM
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