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Former Indian army officers attend Dhaka's I-Day celebrations
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) One of the Indian Army generals behind the military campaign against Pakistan in the eastern theatre of war in 1971 recalled how his men and Mukti Bahini, the Bangladeshi freedom fighters, 'fought shoulder to shoulder'.

Thursday, March 27, 2008 1:57:39 PM

Bangladeshis mark Independence Day amid war crime trial calls
Dhaka, March 26 (DPA) Hundreds of thousands of people marched on the streets of the Bangladeshi capital Wednesday carrying placards calling for alleged war criminals to be tried in special tribunals, witnesses said.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 11:31:14 PM

Saudi airliner catches fire, lands at Dhaka airport
Dhaka, March 25 (DPA) A Saudi Airlines Boeing-747 made an emergency landing in the Bangladesh's capital city Tuesday after one of its engines caught fire, airport officials said.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 10:45:39 PM

High alert in Bangladesh ahead of Independence Day
Dhaka, March 25 (DPA) Thousands of security forces were mobilized in the bustling capital Dhaka as a high alert was sounded across Bangladesh ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 9:29:04 PM

Honoured professor's home remains confiscated
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Bangladesh may have awarded the Independence Day Award 2008 posthumously to Govinda Chandra Dev, but a media report says the government was still holding his ancestral home.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 3:05:15 PM

Dhaka government to talk to parties on poll code
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's army-backed caretaker government wants to initiate talks with political parties to evolve a code of conduct for the elections it has promised for this yearend.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 3:02:21 PM

Dhaka court sentences Jama'at workers for 2005 blasts
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) A Dhaka court sentenced three members of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for the 2005 explosions that killed eight people and injured 40. One member was acquitted.

Monday, March 24, 2008 11:23:31 AM

Bangladesh U-15 cricket team to play in India
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh under-15 boys' cricket team will play five matches against Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) starting Thursday, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced here Sunday.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 4:09:40 PM

Ancient period structure, artefacts discovered in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Archaeologists in Bangladesh have found an ancient brick-built structure with floor and artefacts under the basement of the main temple at the World Heritage site Paharpur in Dinajpur.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 1:38:47 PM

Nine killed in Lightning in Bangladesh
Dhaka, March 21 (DPA) At least nine people were killed after being struck by lightning during seasonal storms which battered hundreds of villages in southern and central Bangladesh, reports said Friday.

Friday, March 21, 2008 9:43:51 PM

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