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Former Bangladeshi president floats new party
Dhaka, Oct 26 (DPA) A new political party, the Liberal Democratic Party, was floated in Dhaka Thursday under the leadership of former president A.Q.M. Badruzzdoza Chowdhury.

Thursday, October 26, 2006 11:23:36 PM

Bangladesh ministers desert Zia's party to join new outfit
Dhaka, Oct 26 (Xinhua) Thirteen political leaders including ministers and members of parliament deserted the ruling Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and joined a new political outfit, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) launched Thursday.

Thursday, October 26, 2006 6:55:33 PM

Confrontation looms in Bangladesh as talks collapse
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) Workers of Bangladesh's two main parties - the ruling Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and the opposition Awami League - were Thursday preparing to take to the streets as their leaderships failed to agree on who should head a caretaker government to prepare for elections in January.

Thursday, October 26, 2006 12:37:34 PM

Stalemate continues in Bangladesh over caretaker government
Dhaka, Oct 24 (IANS) An abrupt end to the political dialogue on the eve of the Eid-ul-Fitr raised fears of a continued political stalemate in Bangladesh over the appointment of the chief of the caretaker government to conduct the parliamentary elections in January 2007.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 1:39:19 PM

Bangladesh ferry collision toll rises to 14 (LEAD)
Dhaka, Oct 22 (DPA) The death toll from a ferry accident in southern Bangladesh rose Monday to 14 as coastguard divers located the vessel that sank after colliding with a cargo steamer in the Meghna river, police and witnesses said.

Monday, October 23, 2006 7:59:06 PM

14 killed in two road accidents in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Two road accidents in Bangladesh Monday left 14 people dead and 50 injured.

Monday, October 23, 2006 5:15:18 PM

Two dead, 50 missing in Bangladesh boat capsize
Dhaka, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Two passengers were drowned and at least 50, mostly children and women, listed missing when a motor launch with about 100 people on board sank in the Meghna river in southern Munshiganj district of Bangladesh, about 25 km from here.

Monday, October 23, 2006 3:47:03 PM

Eight killed, over 50 injured in stampede
Dhaka, Oct 21 (Xinhua) Eight people were killed and over 50 others injured in two stampede incidents in Bangladesh's two districts Saturday morning.

Saturday, October 21, 2006 4:26:32 PM

Zia government criticised for not having defence policy (LEAD)
Dhaka, Oct 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's government has been criticised by a parliamentary panel for failing to formulate a defence policy and demarcate the maritime boundary with India and Myanmar.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 11:40:29 AM

Bangladeshi girls climb Kala Pathar, dream of Mount Everest
Dhaka, Oct 17 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi girls have climbed the 18,000-foot Kala Pathar, a rocky black peak close to Mount Everest.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 9:57:35 AM

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