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Bangladesh polls may take place 2008/09
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) General elections in Bangladesh, called off in January amid political turmoil, may take place only in end-2008 or early 2009.

Thursday, March 22, 2007 11:23:45 AM

High concentration alcohol kills seven in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 21 (Xinhua) Seven people died of drinking rectified spirit in Bangladesh's eastern Comilla district, about 100 km from here.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 12:51:26 PM

Son of former Bangladesh PM on trial for corruption
Dhaka, March 19 (DPA) The trial of the elder son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia for corruption charges began Monday in the court of the chief metropolitan magistrate in capital Dhaka, officials said.

Monday, March 19, 2007 8:45:23 PM

Bangladesh mocks at India's 'cash-rich cricketers'
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) A day after its heady triumph, Bangladesh mocked at India's 'cash-rich cricketers' and the cricketing authorities for making cricket 'a product, not sport.'

Monday, March 19, 2007 9:20:03 AM

Joy at dawn after Bangladesh upset India in World Cup (LEAD)
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh erupted in joy at dawn after their cricket team, fondly called 'Tigers', upset India in their first match at the World Cup.

Sunday, March 18, 2007 4:08:34 PM

Bangladesh erupts in joy after India thrashing
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh celebrated its World Cup cricket victory over India with fire crackers and experts began predicting that the 'minnows' might find a place among the top eight after all.

Sunday, March 18, 2007 2:06:58 PM

Yunus gets award from global women's group
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus received an award from a US-based forum of global women leaders in recognition of his 'extraordinary achievement in providing economic opportunity for millions of women around the globe'.

Sunday, March 18, 2007 1:16:19 PM

SAARC car rally leaves Dhaka en route to India
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) People lined up on Dhaka's streets to give a colourful farewell to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) car rally as it left for India.

Sunday, March 18, 2007 1:13:26 PM

Bangladesh to extradite Mujibur's killer
Dhaka, Mar 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government has said it would try to secure the custody of one of the killers of the country's first president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman nabbed in the US, as it paid homage to the slain founding father of the nation after a gap of five years.

Saturday, March 17, 2007 9:17:17 PM

With many leaders detained, Zia's party faces dissensions
Dhaka, March 17 (IANS) Dissensions have surfaced in the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) following detention of many of its top leaders, hit by the government's drive against corruption, and a section is moving towards re-grouping minus its supreme leader, former prime minister Khaleda Zia.

Saturday, March 17, 2007 12:24:45 PM

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