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Bangladesh leaders congratulate cricket team
Dhaka, March 26 (Xinhua) Top leaders of Bangladesh Monday greeted the players, the coach and officials of the national cricket team as they graduated to the Super Eight round of the ongoing World Cup, local news agency UNB reported.

Monday, March 26, 2007 11:18:57 PM

Bangladeshis celebrate independence amid high security
Dhaka, March 26 (DPA) Tens of thousands of Bangladeshis Monday joined in street celebrations in Dhaka, marking the 36th anniversary of the country's independence from Pakistan, officials said.

Monday, March 26, 2007 8:01:59 PM

Crackdown leaves Bangladesh jails overcrowded
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) The prison authorities in Bangladesh have started releasing old and infirm prisoners and those caught for petty crimes to create space for those detained in its drive against corruption and militancy.

Sunday, March 25, 2007 4:07:58 PM

Road accident kills eight in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 25 (Xinhua) At least eight labourers were killed and nine injured Sunday when a truck plunged into a ditch in northwestern Bangladesh, UNB news agency reported.

Sunday, March 25, 2007 2:19:41 PM

Six Bangladeshi militants to be executed
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Six top Bangladeshi militants convicted for the murder of two judges are to hang between April 13 and 19. President Iajuddin Ahmed has rejected their mercy petitions, prison authorities announced.

Sunday, March 25, 2007 1:44:13 PM

Not in power longer than necessary: top Bangladesh official
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed has said his caretaker government does not intend to stay in power 'a day longer than necessary', but added that it would complete electoral reforms before conducting polls.

Saturday, March 24, 2007 3:46:47 PM

Hailstorms kill 10 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 24 (DPA) Hailstorms sweeping southern Bangladesh Saturday left at least 10 people dead and nearly 300 injured, officials said.

Saturday, March 24, 2007 2:25:53 PM

Reported links between Khaleda Zia's son, Dawood under probe
Dhaka, March 23 (DPA) Security forces Friday raided the political office of business tycoon Tarique Rahman, son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia, after the interim government asked the intelligence agencies to investigate reported links between him and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Friday, March 23, 2007 10:34:23 PM

Storm kills 11, injures over 200 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 23 (Xinhua) A powerful storm swept over two coastal towns in southern Bangladesh, killing at least 11 people, mostly women and children and injuring over 200 others.

Friday, March 23, 2007 5:36:14 PM

Bird flu detected in Bangladesh, 5,600 chickens culled
Dhaka, March 23 (Xinhua) Some 5,600 chickens of three poultry farms were culled Friday in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka after detection of bird flue at a poultry farm.

Friday, March 23, 2007 5:35:30 PM

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