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Bangladesh parliament to sue ex-speaker, two officials
Dhaka, Oct 14 (IANS) The Bangladesh parliament has decided to sue its former speaker and two senior officials for alleged misappropriation of funds.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 11:05:01 AM

Dhaka seeks to hasten nuclear deal with Russia
Dhaka, Oct 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will send a team of top officials Saturday to speed up negotiations with Russia for setting up nuclear power plants.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 12:00:19 PM

Bangladesh asks UN to settle sea boundary with India, Myanmar
Dhaka, Oct 8 (IANS) Bangladesh has officially asked for arbitration under the United Nations Convention on Law of the Seas for its maritime boundary dispute with India and Myanmar.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 10:00:54 PM

Dhaka vows to resolve Tipaimukh dam issue with Delhi
Dhaka, Oct 8 (IANS) India has assured that it neither plans irrigation nor would it withdraw water from a dam that it plans to build on Barak river in Manipur state, says a report tabled in parliament.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 4:10:27 PM

Dhaka seeks access to Nepal and Bhutan through India
Dhaka, Oct 8 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged India to give it transit to Nepal and Bhutan to boost bilateral and South Asian regional trade and connectivity.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 3:27:04 PM

Dhaka reinforces troops as tension mounts along Myanmar border
Dhaka, Oct 7 (IANS) Bangladesh has cancelled leave of its border guards and stepped up army deployment on its border with Myanmar, alleging large-scale intrusion and to protest against the eastern neighbour erecting a border fence.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 12:47:59 PM

Mujib killers were told that Bangladesh to be monarchy
Dhaka, Oct 7 (IANS) Mutineers who killed Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975 were provoked by an army officer with a 'story' that their country was about to be declared a 'monarchy', which would be subservient to neighbouring India, the Supreme Court has been told.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 11:56:43 AM

Dhaka to spend $1.6 bn to dredge 53 rivers
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's Planning Commission has approved a $1.69 billion mega plan to dredge 53 of its major waterways over the next eight years and has invited investment proposals to implement it.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 10:38:51 AM

10 mn SIM cards used for crime, terror in Bangladesh: Police
Dhaka, Oct 4 (IANS) Over 10 million subscriber identity module (SIM) cards not registered by Bangladesh's six mobile phone operators are being misused for criminal activities and fomenting Islamist militancy, police said.

Sunday, October 04, 2009 1:28:58 PM

Grameenphone launches Bangladesh's largest IPO
Dhaka, Oct 4 (IANS) Bangladesh's telecom major Grameenphone Sunday launched the country's largest initial public offering (IPO), hoping to raise Taka 4.8 billion ($80 million approximately) from the domestic market.

Sunday, October 04, 2009 12:15:02 PM

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