Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Alleging delay in relief work, nepotism, and corruption, angry cyclone survivors have been staging angry demonstrations in southern Bangladesh which was hit by Cyclone Sidr on Nov 15, media reports said Friday.
Friday, November 30, 2007 1:33:22 PM
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) A 16th century Hindu temple complex at Kantanagar in northeastern Bangladesh's Dinajpur district is 'on the verge of ruin' and needs urgent government attention and repairs, said a report published Friday.
Friday, November 30, 2007 1:05:26 PM
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Hit thrice by disaster this year, Bangladesh could be heading for a 'silent famine', economists and politicians have said, echoing the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) assessment that this is the 'worst year' for the country since it became free in 1971.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 3:56:17 PM
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Some foreign donors rushing relief to cyclone-hit Bangladesh want it to be distributed through non-governmental organisations (NGOs), but the government is insisting it should be 'in the driver's seat'.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 2:12:17 PM
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) India's Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee will distribute relief among the victims of the Nov 15 cyclone in the southern part of Bangladesh during a visit here Saturday, when he is expected to announce enhanced aid to the eastern neighbour.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 1:31:58 PM
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) Customs officials at the Zia International Airport here have seized large quantities of Viagra, other banned drugs, pornographic material and precious stones that Haj pilgrims were trying to smuggle out of the country.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 12:38:17 PM
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The trial of Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her family members accused of extortion will be held in the parliament complex where she is jailed, authorities here have decided on grounds of security.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 12:24:14 PM
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) Bangladesh's Election Commission wants to be free from the control of the current interim government, but is finding that the bureaucracy is placing obstacles in its path to independence.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:54:48 AM
Dhaka, Nov 27 (Xinhua) Bangladesh Tuesday sought assistance of 500,000 tonnes of food-grain from the donor countries to meet the deficit and maintain food security as cyclone Sidr extensively damaged standing crops.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 7:39:10 PM
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Opener Shahriar Nafees and off-spinner Mahmudullah have been omitted from Bangladesh's 15-member squad for a one-day series in New Zealand, starting next month.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 6:26:45 PM
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