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Toll in Bangladesh ferry disater rises to 54, rescue called off
Dhaka, May 17 (IANS) The death toll in Thursday's ferry disaster in Bangladesh's central Munshiganj district has risen to 54, even as the authorities called off the rescue operation Saturday evening although nearly a dozen people still remained missing, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:28:03 PM

Significant change from dynastic rule in India: Bangladesh daily
Dhaka, May 17 (IANS) The victory of the BJP in the 2014 Indian Lok Sabha elections, along with the crushing defeat of the Congress, has marked a historic change in the political scenario of India and its neighbouring countries, a leading Bangladeshi daily said Saturday.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 10:54:02 AM

Bangladesh ferry toll reaches 38
Dhaka, May 17 (IANS) At least 10 more bodies were recovered from the ferry that sank Thursday in the Meghna river in Bangladesh, raising the toll to 38, police said Saturday.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 10:28:03 AM

Bangladesh PM congratulates BJP, invites Rajnath, Modi
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday congratulated BJP president Rajnath Singh and the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the party's landslide victory in the Indian general elections.

Friday, May 16, 2014 7:34:03 PM

Probe launched into Bangladesh ferry capsize, toll reaches 28
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) A day after an overloaded ferry capsized on Meghna river drowning scores of passengers, the Bangladesh government Friday ordered a probe into the reasons behind the disaster, media reported.

Friday, May 16, 2014 6:04:03 PM

Bangladesh PM congratulates BJP, invites Rajnath Singh
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday congratulated BJP president Rajnath Singh and the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the party's landslide victory in the Indian general elections.

Friday, May 16, 2014 5:04:03 PM

Bangladesh ferry toll reaches 22
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed when a ferry, carrying between 250 to 300 passengers, capsized in a river in Bangladesh Thursday, police said Friday.

Friday, May 16, 2014 9:48:04 AM

Bangladesh ferry capsizes, 12 bodies recovered
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed when a ferry, carrying between 250 to 300 passengers, capsized in a river in Bangladesh Thursday due to a storm, police said.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:22:16 PM

Seven bodies recovered in Bangladesh after ferry capsize
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) At least seven bodies have been recovered after a ferry carrying hundreds of passengers sank Thursday in the middle of a river in a storm in Bangladesh.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 7:16:17 PM

Ferry with over 250 sinks in Bangladesh, many missing
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) A ferry carrying over 250 passengers sank Thursday in the middle of a river in Bangladesh due to storm and heavy rainfall.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:46:12 PM

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