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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

15 journalists injured in Bangladesh road accident
Dhaka, March 16 (Xinhua) Fifteen journalists, returning after covering the SAARC car rally, were injured in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district in a road accident Friday, Bangladeshi news agency UNB reported.

Friday, March 16, 2007 11:37:49 PM

Hindu group in Bangladesh to pray for team's success
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Special prayers will be conducted in Bangladesh by an organisation of Hindu youth for the success of the Bangladeshi team in its World Cup cricket clash with India on Saturday.

Friday, March 16, 2007 4:33:19 PM

Sheikh Hasina supports interim government, seeks early polls
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Strongly supporting the caretaker government's moves, including its drive against corruption, crime and militancy, Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina has said that she would 'legitimise' them if elected to power.

Friday, March 16, 2007 10:44:29 AM

Hindu ritual in Bangladesh to pray for cricket team's success
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) An organisation of Hindu youths in Bangladesh are to hold a ritual to invoke divine blessings for the success of the Bangladeshi team in its World Cup Cricket clash with India on Saturday.

Friday, March 16, 2007 10:16:03 AM

Manmohan Singh writes to Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty has handed over a letter from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Awami League leader and former prime minister Sheikh Hasina.

Thursday, March 15, 2007 6:42:28 PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh writes to Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) India has made a diplomatic gesture to former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the form of a letter from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Thursday, March 15, 2007 5:54:25 PM

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