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Bangladesh arrests British charity chief on terrorism charges
Dhaka, April 6 (DPA) Security forces arrested the chief of a British charity Monday for suspected terrorism financing under the guise of operating religious schools in southern Bangladesh, officials said.

Monday, April 06, 2009 6:40:08 PM

Bangladesh to probe 1971 war crimes afresh
Dhaka, April 5 (DPA) The Bangladesh government Sunday announced it would form a panel to investigate war crimes allegedly perpetrated by Pakistani occupation forces and their local agents 38 years ago.

Sunday, April 05, 2009 8:58:58 PM

Tackle smaller SAARC issues first: experts
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) South Asian experts who are meeting here have suggested that to quicken the pace of regional cooperation, countries should take up 'smaller' issues before taking up bigger, more difficult ones.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 10:59:59 AM

Bangladesh cultural movement inspires Indian musician
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) Bengalis in India look to Bangladesh to establish cultural and linguistic mores, according to folk musician Ajit Pandey.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 10:24:09 AM

Dhaka prepares national defence policy
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) Bangladesh is readying its first draft of a national defence policy, a minister has said.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 9:59:03 AM

Dhaka wants task force to prevent terror funding
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it would like the anti-terrorism task force, which it wants to set up with its neighbours, to prevent funding of militant bodies.

Friday, March 27, 2009 6:19:13 PM

Bangladesh probes British connection to 'bomb factory'
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Bangladesh Wednesday said militancy was a global phenomenon and 'could not be a major challenge' as its officers announced they would probe suspected links with a Britain-based charity of an Islamic seminary where a 'mini-ordnance factory' was found during a crackdown on suspected militants.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 6:21:23 PM

Dhaka, New Delhi renew river trade, transit protocol
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Dhaka and New Delhi have renewed for two years their river trade and transit treaty. Now experts will explore the feasibility of India using more river ports in Bangladesh to reach isolated parts of northeastern India.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:28:02 AM

Bangladesh fears militant attacks on garment factories
Dhaka, March 24 (DPA) Bangladesh Tuesday alerted its intelligence agencies and local governments against possible militant attacks on garment industries contributing major export earnings to its economy, a junior minister said.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 6:13:44 PM

Dhaka to import 60,000 tonnes of wheat from India
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Bangladesh is to import 60,000 tonnes of wheat from India to meet its domestic demand.

Monday, March 23, 2009 11:36:39 AM

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