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Bangladesh cyclone toll nears 2,500; US sends relief material
Washington, Nov 18 (DPA) The United States is sending two ships to help victims of the cyclone that has devastated Bangladesh, and the White House extended condolences to those who have lost loved ones.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 12:17:54 PM

Cyclone toll exceeds 2,000 in Bangladesh (Second Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 17 (DPA) A massive search and rescue operation in southern Bangladesh Saturday revealed decaying bodies tossed by a devastating cyclone that has left at least 2,185 people dead and hundreds missing.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 9:00:50 PM

Bangladesh cyclone toll rises to 1,100 (Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) Hurricane Sidr has left at least 1,100 people in Bangladesh dead and the count was likely to go up, the government said Saturday as international help was being rushed to the cyclone-hit areas.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 8:38:52 PM

Bangla cyclone death toll could cross 1,000
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) The death toll from Hurricane Sidr that devastated Bangladesh has crossed 700 and could touch the 1,000-mark, besides leaving long-term damage to the country's economy, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 11:22:17 AM

Over 600 reported dead in Bangladesh cyclone (Third lead)
Dhaka, Nov 16 (DPA) At least 629 people have died in Bangladesh as a result of cyclone Sidr, it was officially stated Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 9:26:34 PM

Dhaka's drive against obscenity in films yields results
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh have teamed up with the country's film industry to crack down on piracy and illegal addition of censored footage displaying vulgarity, and a joint task force has made some arrests.

Friday, November 16, 2007 4:28:37 PM

Over 200 feared killed in Bangladesh cyclone (Second Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Over 200 people were feared killed and the death toll could rise as Cyclone Sidr hit Bangladesh's southern coastal areas Thursday and continued to move northward Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 2:26:19 PM

Bangladesh wants to export more garments to US
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Bangladesh will lobby with the US Congress for the passage of an apparel-related bill with the hope of increasing its export of readymade garments.

Friday, November 16, 2007 1:57:14 PM

Death toll in Bangladesh cyclone rises to 163 (Lead)
Dhaka, Nov 16 (Xinhua) The unofficial death toll in the powerful cyclone that ripped through the coastal zones of Bangladesh Thursday night has risen to 163, a private television channel reported Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 1:20:57 PM

Powerful cyclone kills 48 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 16 (Xinhua) A powerful cyclone has claimed 48 lives in Bangladesh's southern coastal area, media reports said Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2007 11:04:33 AM

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