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'Hasina shared graft money,' says aide
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) A key aide to Sheikh Hasina has told Bangladeshi authorities that he shared with the former prime minister money taken from a businessman for approving his project, a newspaper reported Friday.

Friday, June 22, 2007 11:24:32 AM

India, Bangladesh to move towards economic integration
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) next week to begin the process of removing non tariff barriers, part of the move towards South Asia's economic integration.

Friday, June 22, 2007 10:29:11 AM

Too many Biman employees seek golden handshake
Dhaka, June 21 (IANS) Around 2,100 employees of Biman Bangladesh Airlines have sought voluntary retirement as the national carrier prepares to turn a public limited company, 'without liabilities', by the end of this month. The number is 500 more than planned by the airline management.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 1:54:20 PM

Banned Bangladeshi militant group regroups
Dhaka, June 20 (IANS) Months after its top leadership was hanged for the killing of two judges, Bangladesh's banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is regrouping and has found a new chief in former Jamaat-e-Islami leader Maulana Saidur Rahman.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 1:42:43 PM

US against military role in Bangladesh politics
Dhaka, June 19 (IANS) The US has decried current political trends in Bangladesh and has expressed itself clearly against military involvement in politics.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 1:57:26 PM

Mujib killer brought home from US, jailed (LEAD)
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) A former Bangladeshi army officer deported from the United States was brought home Monday and arrested on his arrival here for his role in the assassination of the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975.

Monday, June 18, 2007 9:54:54 PM

50,000 under landslide threat in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 17 (Xinhua) Over 50,000 people living in foothill slums in Bangladesh's southeastern Chittagong city are under serious risks of falling victim to landslides.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 12:45:08 PM

Sheikh Hasina blasts interim government
Dhaka, June 16 (DPA) Former Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday blasted the military backed interim government for stopping her from boarding an overnight flight for London on her way to the United States.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 9:11:28 PM

Hasina barred from US visit, calls it 'conspiracy'
Dhaka, June 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina Friday termed as a 'conspiracy' the government's action to slap charges against her to prevent her from leaving for the US.

Friday, June 15, 2007 8:07:19 PM

Bangladesh landslide toll rises to 126
Dhaka, June 14 (DPA) The death toll in landslides caused by heavy rains in southern Bangladesh climbed to 126 Thursday while flash floods rendered 15,000 homeless, officials said.

Thursday, June 14, 2007 11:03:23 PM

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