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No plans for military base in Bangladesh waters: US
Dhaka, Feb 9 (IANS) The US has expressed its willingness to assist Bangladesh in maritime patrol and secure its unprotected territorial sea lanes, but has said that it has no plan to set up a military base.

Monday, February 09, 2009 9:54:44 AM

US to assist Bangladesh with maritime patrols
Dhaka, Feb 8 (DPA) The US plans to help Bangladesh protect mineral-rich waters it claims in the Bay of Bengal through maritime patrolling, a senior US official said Sunday.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 10:24:52 PM

Ten killed as boat capsizes in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 8 (Xinhua) At least ten people died and 25 were injured when a boat capsized in Bangladesh, 109 km northeast of capital Dhaka, the private news agency UNB reported.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 6:04:44 PM

Hasina criticised over deals with India, US
Dhaka, Feb 8 (IANS) Ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Bangladesh, the opposition has flayed the government for its plans to sign key agreements with India and the US.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 4:54:52 PM

US supports Bangladesh proposal on South Asia anti-terror task force
Dhaka, Feb 7 (Xinhua) US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Richard Boucher has appreciated Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's proposal for setting up an anti-terrorism task force in South Asia.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 9:46:25 PM

Nepal Maoists ride roughshod over war crime law
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) Plunged into one crisis from another, Nepal's ruling Maoist party Friday braced for more unrest after pushing through a controversial war crime bill without consulting human rights groups and civil society.

Friday, February 06, 2009 4:53:20 PM

Only Bangladeshi vehicles to transport Indian goods: opposition
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) As Dhaka prepares to allow transit access to India as part of a trade pact, its main opposition has stipulated that Indian goods could only be transported in Bangladeshi vehicles.

Friday, February 06, 2009 11:12:29 AM

Bangladesh plans to eradicate begging within five years
Dhaka, Feb 5 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi government is planning to eradicate begging from the country within the next five years, the country's finance minister said here Thursday.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 10:58:02 PM

Bangladesh approves two trade deals with India
Dhaka, Feb 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's cabinet Thursday unanimously approved two trade deals that are expected to be signed during the visit of Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 5:01:33 PM

Dhaka ready to give India transit facilities
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) Five days ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit here, Bangladesh Wednesday said it was ready to provide transit facilities to India, a move that would help New Delhi trim its mounting trade deficit.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 7:52:31 PM

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