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Ten advisers of Bangladeshi caretaker government sworn in
Dhaka, Oct 31 (Xinhua) Bangladeshi President and Chief Advisor Iajuddin Ahmed Tuesday formed his non-party caretaker government by appointing 10 advisors.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006 11:32:30 PM

More deaths in Bangladesh as violence continues
Dhaka, Oct 31(IANS) No end to violence across Bangladesh was in sight Tuesday as an interim government headed by President Iajuddin Ahmed continued consultations with different political formations in the run up to the parliamentary elections due in January.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006 12:15:41 PM

Grameen Bank liaison office in Mumbai soon
Dhaka, Oct 31 (IANS) With a Nobel Prize for its founder-chairman Muhammad Yunus to show, Grameen Bank promises to be Bangladesh's first multinational venture with a liaison office set to come up in Mumbai in January.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006 10:55:09 AM

Bangla opposition to continue stir; 24 dead in violence
Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's 14-party opposition alliance has said it would continue its stir to press for reforms ahead of next year's general election even as 24 people were killed in political violence across the country.

Monday, October 30, 2006 12:46:29 PM

Cracks in Zia-led alliance, Islamist group walks out
Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) Cracks have appeared in the Khaleda Zia-led Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) alliance with the Islami Oikya Jote (IOJ), a conglomerate of splinter groups, moving away.

Monday, October 30, 2006 10:43:25 AM

Bangladesh president steps in as chief advisor, opposition protests (OVERALL LEAD)
Dhaka/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed Sunday assumed a dual role, stepping in as the chief advisor to head an interim government amid protests from opposition parties who charged that the constitution had been violated.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 9:41:58 PM

Bangladesh president assumes chief advisor's charge (LEAD)
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) With major political parties in Bangladesh failing to chose a candidate for the post of chief advisor of the non-party caretaker government, President Iajuddin Ahmed Sunday night himself assumed the charge.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 8:33:09 PM

New Bangladesh caretaker decided, name withheld
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) The office of Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed Sunday announced that a chief advisor, who would govern the country and conduct elections next January, would be sworn in at 8 p.m. He did not name the incumbent.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 7:07:22 PM

Bangladesh Parliament dissolved
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Jatiya Sangsad, the Bangladesh parliament, was dissolved Sunday evening, paving the way for fresh elections likely to take place next January.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 6:54:01 PM

No end to stalemate in Bangladesh amid political fireworks (NIGHT LEAD)
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Bangladesh remained in the grip of political uncertainty Sunday as an aggressive opposition stepped up its campaign demanding an unbiased interim government to conduct parliamentary elections in January.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 6:43:14 PM

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