Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) The Hindu minority in Bangladesh is demanding a new date for the country's parliamentary polls as the scheduled date of Jan 23 will clash with a major religious festival - Saraswati Puja.
Friday, December 08, 2006 1:49:11 PM
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) General elections in Bangladesh will be held Jan 23, instead of Jan 21 announced earlier, the election commission said Thursday after intense consultations between the interim caretaker government and political parties.
Thursday, December 07, 2006 7:15:54 PM
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) With the Awami League-led alliance agreeing to parliamentary elections within the 90-day limit stipulated by the Constitution, Bangladesh is fast heading towards parliamentary polls next month.
Thursday, December 07, 2006 5:36:30 PM
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) Bangladeshis are gearing up to watch live the country's first Nobel Laureate, Muhammad Yunus, receive the Peace Prize in Oslo Sunday.
Thursday, December 07, 2006 12:30:50 PM
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus will confront Norwegian communications major Telenor for allegedly misappropriating funds belonging to Bangladeshi creditors when he travels to Oslo next week to receive his peace prize.
Thursday, December 07, 2006 11:24:05 AM
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) The ongoing pre-poll confrontation among political parties touched Bangladesh's top judiciary when the Supreme Court Tuesday slapped sedition charge against some of the country's top lawyers present during violence in the Chief Justice's court on November 30.
Wednesday, December 06, 2006 1:48:57 PM
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Stating that 'world needs Bangladesh democracy,' a visiting senior US official Tuesday said the forthcoming parliamentary polls would be 'most monitored' by the international community.
Wednesday, December 06, 2006 12:29:47 PM
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Bangladesh and India should liberalise bilateral trade rather than sign a free trade agreement (FTA), a World Bank study has recommended.
Wednesday, December 06, 2006 12:21:16 PM
Dhaka, Dec 5 (IANS) After weeks of political turmoil and street violence, the situation in Bangladesh held out promise of normalcy with the interim government announcing that it would act to meet demands of the 14-party alliance.
Tuesday, December 05, 2006 11:57:32 AM
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) Political stalemate continued in Bangladesh as President Iajuddin Ahmed's meeting with the two women contenders for power in the parliamentary elections due next month has not yielded results, media reports said.
Sunday, December 03, 2006 12:14:36 PM
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