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Illegal tree-felling ruins Bangladesh's famous beach
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) A 10 km stretch of Teknaf beach in southeastern Bangladesh has turned barren after over 30,000 trees were felled in the last seven days.

Monday, September 14, 2009 2:14:55 PM

Bangladesh experts debate Dhaka-Delhi effort for connectivity
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS) A cross-section of opinion makers in Bangladesh have welcomed a Dhaka-Delhi resolve to improve connectivity among the South Asian neighbours, but have expressed reservations on many counts.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 12:29:56 PM

Three killed in Bangladesh drive against Left extremists
Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) Security and defence forces in Bangladesh early Saturday killed three 'outlaws' belonging to Left extremist organisations in a drive demanded by lawmakers in the wake of a deteriorating security situation in the southwestern districts bordering India.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 1:08:44 PM

Bangladesh gas contracts awards to foreign firms spark protest
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) Thirty persons, including 10 policemen were injured in a clash Wednesday when activists of Left parties protested award of oil and gas exploration contracts in the Bay of Bengal to foreign firms.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 6:55:28 PM

Swine flu cases rise to 247 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 1 (Xinhua) The number of people affected by the swine flu virus in Bangladesh has risen to 247 after 34 new cases were detected Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009 7:33:04 PM

Don't import Indian eggs, say Dhaka poultry operators
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Bangladesh's poultry operators are protesting egg imports from India that enter the market during the festive season at less than half the price.

Monday, August 31, 2009 10:14:10 AM

First swine flu death reported in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 31 (Xinhua) In the first swine flu death case in Bangladesh, a female patient who infected with the influenza A (H1N1) virus died in hospital Sunday.

Monday, August 31, 2009 7:40:37 AM

Chevron's Dhaka deal runs into trouble
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought 'explanation' from state-run Petrobangla for awarding a gas compressor station contract to American multinational Chevron last year, canceling an open tender.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 10:01:47 PM

Hasina, Zia invite each other for Iftar
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia have invited each other for Iftar, but will not be meeting since they are playing hostesses on the same Saturday evening.

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:59:09 PM

Indian jailed in Bangladesh for gun-running
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian national Russel Sangma has been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for gun-running by a court in Sherpur in northern Bangladesh.

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:58:14 PM

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