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Khaleda Zia's mother dies, family gets parole
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and her two sons, all in jail, will get a brief parole to pay last respects to Zia's mother who died after a prolonged illness.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 12:19:12 PM

Bangladesh views Sino-Indian ties positively: official
Dhaka, Jan 18 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi caretaker government's Foreign Advisor Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury said Friday Bangladesh views the growing Sino-Indian cooperation positively.

Friday, January 18, 2008 9:52:48 PM

Dhaka-Yangon to discuss maritime boundary, gas search
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) Bangladesh and its eastern neighbour Myanmar will discuss the long-pending maritime boundary issue that has a direct bearing on gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal when a high-level delegation visits Yangon in the next few weeks.

Friday, January 18, 2008 12:12:28 PM

Bangladesh Army chief denies reports of military takeover
Dhaka, Jan 17 (DPA) Bangladesh's Army chief General Moeen U. Ahmed has said the prevailing situation in the country has not reached a stage that the military needs to take over and run the government, a private television channel reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 8:09:57 PM

25 killed in Bangladesh road accident
Dhaka, Jan 17 (Xinhua) At least 25 people were killed and 60 injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses at Rajendrapur, about 40 km south of the Bangladesh capital Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 2:13:52 PM

Bangladeshi physicians provide non-profit kidney treatments
Dhaka, Jan 17 (Xinhua) A group of Bangladeshi physicians is providing non-profit kidney treatment, including transplants and dialyses, to the country's poor.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 9:39:54 AM

Bangladesh culls 21,000 fowls, fearing bird flu
Dhaka, Jan 16 (Xinhua) Over 21,000 fowls were culled in Bangladesh's Barguna district Wednesday after detection of avian influenza virus.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 10:34:10 PM

Bangladesh announce under-19 team for cricket World Cup
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Wednesday named an under-19 squad for the home series against Nepal and West Indies and also for the World Cup to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia next month.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 8:10:46 PM

Over 100 hurt in Bangladesh garment workers' stir
Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) Over 100 people were injured as agitating readymade garment industry workers clashed with the police for the second day Tuesday at Mirpur on the outskirts of the national capital.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 1:37:03 PM

Compiler of 'Bangla Natyakosh' dead
Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) Selim Al Deen, the legendary dramatist from Bangladesh, who compiled the 'Bangla Natyakosh', the country's only anthology on theatre, is dead.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 1:18:55 PM

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