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12 million 'fake' voters in Bangladesh rolls
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) Over 12 million names have been falsely registered in Bangladesh's updated electoral rolls, reveals a survey as the country prepares to go to the polls Jan 21.

Sunday, December 03, 2006 11:57:06 AM

UN envoy for 'bolder steps' to resolve Bangladesh deadlock
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Visiting UN secretary general's special envoy Craig Jenness asked the caretaker government to take 'bolder steps' to find an amicable solution to the ongoing political stalemate in Bangladesh so as to create an environment for free and fair elections on Jan 21.

Friday, December 01, 2006 3:25:24 PM

Yunus moots coalition to end Bangladesh political impasse
Dhaka, Nov 30 ((IANS) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has mooted a coalition government of the warring alliances, irrespective of the results of the polls due next January, to resolve the current political stalemate in Bangladesh.

Thursday, November 30, 2006 6:08:11 PM

Scientist Bose, a forgotten man in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) The 148th birth anniversary of scientist Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose went unnoticed in his birthplace Rarikhal village in Munshiganj district of Bangladesh, The Daily Star reported Thursday.

Thursday, November 30, 2006 3:20:54 PM

Bangla Bhai, five other militants to hang
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) Six Bangladeshi militants are to hang for murdering two judges after the Supreme Court rejected their review petition Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 8:19:54 PM

Most parties could boycott Bangladesh polls (NEWS ANALYSIS)
New Delhi/Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) Bangladesh has announced the schedule for polls in January, but the current political divide raises the prospect of a majority of political parties boycotting them.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 12:28:50 PM

Protests mark Bangla poll announcement (LEAD)
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Over 50,000 workers of the Awami League-led 14 party alliance protested against the Election Commission's announcement of parliamentary polls on Jan 21 and the failure of the Caretaker government to meet its demands for the revamp of the poll body.

Monday, November 27, 2006 6:16:13 PM

Bangla stalemate continues: president as caretaker challenged
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's political divide widened further as a clutch of political parties and organizations, led by former prime minister Sheikh Hasina, challenged before a court the action of President Iajuddin Ahmed in stepping in as chief adviser of an interim government that would conduct the parliamentary polls next January.

Monday, November 27, 2006 11:47:04 AM

Improving Sino-Indian ties good for region: report
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) The fast improving Sino-Indian ties are good for the entire region, and other members of South Asian Association for Cooperation (SAARC) should take a cue from it, The Daily Star said Sunday.

Sunday, November 26, 2006 4:44:52 PM

Bangladesh garment industry fear slow down due to unrest
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) Beset with prolonged political unrest that has disrupted their business, Bangladesh's garment and knitwear exporters fear long-term adverse impact from increased competition from China, Pakistan and Vietnam.

Thursday, November 23, 2006 3:04:28 PM

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