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Dhaka's international airport to be modernized
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) The Zia International Airport (ZIA) here is set to undergo massive modernization with help from Denmark, including replacement of its twice-repaired radar.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 10:43:57 AM

Autonomy for Bangladesh media mooted
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is re-examining existing laws to reduce government control and grant autonomy to the state-run radio network Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh TV (BTV), similar to that of BBC.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 10:43:33 AM

Lift curbs, Bangladesh politicians demand
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Bangladesh's first attempt this year to resume a dialogue with political parties on electoral reforms is stuck because the government is refusing to relax curbs on their activities.

Friday, August 31, 2007 1:34:43 PM

Zia's bank accounts frozen in anti-corruption drive
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Bank accounts of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia, her son Arafat Rahman Koko and nine relatives are to be frozen on the directions of the country's National Board of Revenue (NBR), media reports said.

Friday, August 31, 2007 11:03:52 AM

Pakistan, Bangladesh open talks on expanding ties
Dhaka, Aug 29 (DPA) Senior Pakistan and Bangladeshi officials opened talks Wednesday to map a common strategy to expand trade, investment and shipping ties, diplomatic sources said.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 9:29:08 PM

India, Bangladesh to sign MoU to boost exports
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Bangladesh will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India for duty-free export of eight million pieces of readymade garments.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 1:32:31 PM

India denies role in Bangladesh protests
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian High Commission here has denied media reports alleging the involvement of its officials in the recent student protests across Bangladesh.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 1:27:22 PM

Government isn't army backed, Bangladesh army chief
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Bangladesh army chief has expressed oblique differences over the remarks by a top official about the government being 'army backed'.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 1:23:43 PM

Bangladesh eases visa rules for all except SAARC
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Bangladesh has eased visa rules for foreigners to attract investment and tourism, but has excluded eight members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) from the relaxation.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 12:59:24 PM

Bangladesh condemns Hyderabad bombings
Dhaka, Aug 26 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's foreign affairs adviser Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury Sunday strongly condemned the Hyderabad bombings that claimed 42 lives, UNB news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 26, 2007 9:55:04 PM

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