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Last updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:44:06 PM

Nine killed in Bangladesh refugee camp clashes
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) At least nine people, including three children and two women, were burnt to death and 30 injured Saturday in a fire during a series of violent and chaotic clashes at a refugee camp in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.

Saturday, June 14, 2014 11:48:04 AM

Seven Bangladeshi hostages return home
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) Seven sailors freed by Somali pirates, returned to Bangladesh Thursday, nearly four years after their abduction.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 1:46:12 PM

Gold bars seized at Dhaka airport
Dhaka, June 5 (IANS) Officials at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, seized 48 gold bars from a cargo hold off a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight Thursday.

Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:48:03 AM

Bangladesh hopes Hasina's visit will boost ties with China
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to China is expected to enhance Dhaka's bilateral ties with Beijing and take the relation to greater heights, the Bangladesh government said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:10:03 PM

Huge arms haul from ATTF hideout in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Tuesday uncovered a huge arms cache in Satchharhi jungles in the north-eastern district of Habiganj, bordering India's Tripura, a media report said.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 8:26:07 PM

Chinese firm bags Bangladesh's biggest bridge project
Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) The order for the construction of a core structure of Bangladesh's biggest bridge project has been issued to a leading Chinese construction firm, the country's Communications Minister Obaidul Quader said Monday.

Monday, June 02, 2014 8:06:05 PM

Myanmar hands over Bangladesh paramilitary soldier's body
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Myanmar's border force Saturday handed over the body of a paramilitary troop who was killed in Wednesday's firing on Bangladesh paramilitary personnel.

Sunday, June 01, 2014 5:18:03 AM

India must ensure fair share of Teesta water, says Hasina
Dhaka, May 31 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday said her country needs Teesta river water and it is India's duty to ensure a fair share of it, a media report said.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 11:54:08 PM

Bangladesh, Myanmar forces trade fire along border
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) Bangladesh and Myanmar border forces exchanged gunfire Friday evening for nearly an hour, reported.

Friday, May 30, 2014 9:10:03 PM

Criticism notwithstanding, 'Children of War' goes houseful in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Mrityunjay Devvrat's "Children of War: Nine Months to Freedom", a film on Bangladesh's Liberation War, is luring audiences to the theatres despite many panning the film for not reflecting the real Bangladesh.

Friday, May 30, 2014 2:54:04 PM

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