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Islamists blame India for Bangladesh mutiny, as FBI agents arrive
Dhaka, March 8 (DPA) As agents of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation arrived here to help probe last week's mutiny, rightwing Jamaat-e-Islami party Sunday accused India of being behind the killings inside the Bangladesh border guards' headquarters.

Sunday, March 08, 2009 11:16:37 PM

SAARC summit likely to be deferred: Report
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) The 16th SAARC summit is likely to be deferred to at least the first quarter of 2010 as the Maldives has expressed its inability to host the gathering this year after October, when its tourist season would be in full swing.

Friday, March 06, 2009 11:13:25 AM

Two new judges appointed to restart Mujib's murder trial
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) Two high court judges will resume trial in the assassination of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and several of his family members and political associates in August 1975, the Sheikh Hasina government has announced. Hasina is Rahman's daughter.

Friday, March 06, 2009 10:50:45 AM

Foreign spies killed border guard officers: Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia has alleged that 'foreign spies hired from outside' killed the officers and their family members during the mutiny by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers.

Friday, March 06, 2009 10:29:25 AM

Pakistan tour of Bangladesh postponed
Dhaka, March 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Thursday announced that it has postponed Pakistan's cricket tour to the country scheduled to start later this week.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 4:23:37 PM

Dhaka, Delhi to renew transit, trade deal in March
Dhaka, March 5 (IANS) Bangladeshi and Indian officials will meet here later this month to renew their inland water transit and trade deal. The current deal expires March 31.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 11:45:09 AM

Bangladesh to build nuclear plant to meet energy demand
Dhaka, March 4 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday told parliament that her government would set up a nuclear power plant to meet the country's growing energy demand.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 6:50:37 PM

Bangladesh to go ahead with home series against Pakistan
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladesh is 'ready to go ahead' with the home series against Pakistan next week even as a terrorist attack in Lahore left six Sri Lankan players injured Tuesday, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 7:49:35 PM

Dhaka nabs two mutineers, begins probe
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Two people accused of inciting the Feb 25-26 Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) mutiny, including Touhidul Alam, a deputy assistant director (DAD) of the paramilitary frontier force, have been arrested even as the government began probes at different levels Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 7:40:49 PM

Bangladesh PM seeks FBI help to probe mutiny
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday sought help from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to find out the ringleaders of the mutiny and bloodshed by the country's border guards.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 9:52:06 PM

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