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Court blocks Zia's departure, Hasina set for return (LEAD)
Dhaka, April 22 (IANS) The Bangladesh government's plans to exile former prime minister Khaleda Zia received a serious setback when the Dhaka High Court asked the government to explain within five days if she was interned at home.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 8:57:05 PM

Arrest warrant issued for Hasina as she prepares to return (LEAD)
Dhaka/London, April 22 (IANS) A Bangladesh court Sunday issued an arrest warrant against former prime minister Sheikh Hasina on a murder charge, a day before she attempts to return to the country.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 4:12:32 PM

Hindi soaps inspire Bangladesh TV personality
Dhaka, April 22 (IANS) Watching popular Hindi television soaps inspired her to create similar sets and use music in order to appeal to her audience, confesses Chayanika Chowdhury, one of Bangladesh's most successful television writer-directors.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 4:06:24 PM

Bangladesh, Myanmar to have new road link
Dhaka, April 22 (IANS) A new 23-km road linking Bangladesh with Myanmar is to come up to boost border trade.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 2:36:48 PM

Khaleda plans party clean-up before exile
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) As she prepares for her impending exile, former prime minister Khaleda Zia is planning to revamp the top hierarchy of her Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to keep it under her control, either through family members or a close circle of former armed forces officers.

Saturday, April 21, 2007 12:34:41 PM

Whatmore to quit after India series
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) Dav Whatmore, who coached the Bangladeshi cricketers through a series of victories in the current World Cup, will end his stint here after next month's home series against India.

Saturday, April 21, 2007 10:17:27 AM

Dhaka daily slams Rahul' 'infantile innuendo'
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's remarks crediting his Nehru-Gandhi family for the division of Pakistan has been slammed by a Bangladeshi newspaper as 'infantile and insensitive'.

Friday, April 20, 2007 5:29:45 PM

Bangladesh's ex-PMs fight government to be at home (LEAD)
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) With one former prime minister looking for 'alternative means' to return home and the other trying to delay her imminent exile to Saudi Arabia, the next four days are crucial for Bangladesh whose caretaker government is plotting to curb the political resurgence of Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia.

Friday, April 20, 2007 1:54:27 PM

Bangladesh media slams Zia, Hasina, but seeks early polls
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Sections of Bangladesh's media have blasted former prime ministers Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina for their 'politics of confrontation, conflict and personal hatred', but sought early restoration of democracy.

Friday, April 20, 2007 1:24:27 PM

Hasina may seek 'alternative arrangements' to reach Dhaka
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina, set scheduled to return home on a British Airways flight from London Sunday night, may seek 'alternative arrangements' if she is prevented from boarding the aircraft.

Friday, April 20, 2007 12:35:14 PM

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