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Bangladesh on high alert after serial blasts (LEAD)
Dhaka, May 1 (DPA) Security forces were put on a state of high alert across Bangladesh on Tuesday after an apparently orchestrated bomb attack was carried out by suspected Islamic militants, officials said.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 10:31:46 PM

Cricket clashes leave 50 hurt, 30 arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 1 (DPA) At least 50 people were injured, several of them critically, when a village cricket match triggered riots in northern Bangladesh, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 6:22:31 PM

Bangladesh on high alert after blasts
Dhaka, May 1 (DPA) Security forces were on high alert across Bangladesh Tuesday after an apparently orchestrated bomb attack was carried out by suspected Islamic militants, officials said.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 6:22:03 PM

Dhaka to send special envoy to US to explain situation
Dhaka, May 1 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government is dispatching a special envoy to the US to explain the political situation in the country.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 12:50:52 PM

Dhaka wants to revive tri-nation gas pipeline
Dhaka, May 1 (IANS) Bangladesh wants to revive the tri-nation gas pipeline project with India and Myanmar and will work towards getting the 'best possible advantage' through it, says Foreign Affairs Adviser Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 12:26:52 PM

Zia makes younger brother BNP vice chief
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia Monday appointed her younger brother vice president of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), consolidating the family's hold on it amid reports of rumblings within its ranks.

Monday, April 30, 2007 9:02:12 PM

Bangladesh announce ODI squad against India
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) Mohammad Ashraful has replaced Shariar Nafees as Bangladesh vice-captain in the 14-man squad named for the three-match One-day International series against India starting May 10.

Monday, April 30, 2007 6:34:25 PM

Bangladesh emergency, politics ban might stay past 120 days
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) The state of national emergency and the ban on political activity - even indoors - may be prolonged in Bangladesh beyond the 120-day period stipulated in the constitution that ends May 11.

Monday, April 30, 2007 6:25:30 PM

Accord for Dhaka-Yangon road link signed
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) Bangladesh and Myanmar have inked an accord to build a direct road link that will connect the former with China and Thailand.

Sunday, April 29, 2007 3:56:38 PM

Sheikh Hasina calls for early Bangladesh polls
Dhaka/London, April 29 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has maintained her chant for early polls to establish an 'elected, transparent and accountable government' if poverty and corruption are to be eradicated in the country.

Sunday, April 29, 2007 9:41:36 AM

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