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Landslides kill 14 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 18 (DPA) Tropical storms lashed southern Bangladesh with torrential rains Monday, triggering landslides which left at least 14 people dead and many injured and missing, the police and rescuers said.

Monday, August 18, 2008 7:50:22 PM

Five killed in Bangladesh landslide
Dhaka, Aug 18 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and seven injured in a landslide early Monday in Bangladesh's southeastern city of Chittagong, about 242 km southeast of the capital.

Monday, August 18, 2008 1:35:41 PM

Hundreds marooned in Bangladesh by landslides in India
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Hundreds of people have been marooned in four villages along Bangladesh's northeastern border with India following landslides caused by excessive rainfall in the hills of Meghalaya.

Saturday, August 16, 2008 9:28:15 AM

Zia bargains for son as government readies to release her
Dhaka, Aug 14 (IANS) Getting ready for freedom after 11 months of detention, Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia is bargaining for ailing son Tarique Rahman's freedom with the interim government that plans to release her 'as early as possible'.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 11:25:29 AM

Bangladesh anthem makes music at Beijing
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh has bagged a silver on the sidelines of the Beijing Olympics - not for a sporting event but for its national anthem written by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 11:38:15 AM

Dhaka watches while 'unlawful killings' spiral: Human Rights Watch
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) 'Unlawful killings' by Bangladesh's elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have surged in recent months and the army-backed government bas watched silently, global rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has alleged.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 10:51:25 AM

Bangladeshi to make film on Indian revolutionary
Dhaka, Aug 12 (IANS) A Bangladeshi filmmaker will make a movie on Kshudiram Bose, an Indian revolutionary who fought against the British and was hanged a hundred years ago.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:29:47 PM

Bangladesh's Meghna to be model basin for flood forecasting
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to evolve a model for forecasting floods and rainfall starting with the Meghna river after which the other river basins of the country would also also be included in the proposed system.

Monday, August 11, 2008 2:30:35 PM

Bangladesh will again mourn Sheikh Mujib
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) After six years, Bangladesh will again observe Aug 15 as National Mourning Day to mark the assassination of its founding father and first president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975.

Monday, August 11, 2008 11:56:17 AM

US, Bangladesh, conduct joint disaster relief exercise
Dhaka, Aug 11 (Xinhua) The US and Bangladesh soldiers Sunday started a four-day joint disaster relief exercise in the country's Gazipur district, officials said.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:42:08 AM

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