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India, Bangladesh border guards' to plant millions of saplings
Akhaura (India-Bangladesh border), Aug 19 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have taken up an ambitious plan to plant millions of trees along the frontier to protect environment and to reinforce friendship among them, officials said Tuesday.

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

Bangladesh police arrest son of sunken ferry owner
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Friday arrested the son of the owner of passenger ferry that capsized earlier this month in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 2:30:05 AM

Owner of sunken Bangladesh ferry arrested
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's anti-crime branch early Wednesday arrested the owner of the ferry that had capsized last week in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 1:20:08 PM

Bangladesh ferry capsize survivor rescued, toll 38
Dhaka, Aug 8 (IANS) Four days after a ferry capsized in a central Bangladesh district, a man was rescued Friday from a river island far away from the accident site, a police official said.

Friday, August 08, 2014 4:02:05 PM

Toll rises to 33 in Bangladesh's ferry capsize
Dhaka, Aug 8 (IANS) The toll in Monday's ferry capsize in Bangladesh has climbed to 33 Thursday as more than a dozen bodies were retrieved since morning.

Friday, August 08, 2014 1:54:04 AM

Bangladesh ferry toll rises to 21
Dhaka, Aug 7 (IANS) The toll in a ferry that capsized in Bangladesh rose to 21 Thursday, after 10 more bodies were recovered, an official said.

Thursday, August 07, 2014 10:36:16 AM

Bangladesh ferry toll rises to 11
Dhaka, Aug 6 (IANS) The death toll in a ferry capsize in Bangladesh rose to 11 Wednesday after seven more bodies were retrieved, the media said.

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 2:14:03 PM

Bangladesh ferry rescue efforts hampered by weather
Dhaka, Aug 5 (IANS) A day after an overloaded ferry capsized in the Padma river in Bangladesh, rescuers failed to trace the sunken vessel in the face of high waves and strong winds, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 4:22:05 PM

Two bodies recovered after Bangladesh ferry capsizes
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) Two bodies have been recovered hours after an overloaded ferry, carrying hundreds of passengers, sank Monday morning in the Padma river in Bangladesh.

Monday, August 04, 2014 6:38:03 PM

Ferry with 200 passengers sinks in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) A ferry with more than 200 passengers on board capsized Monday in the Padma river in Bangladesh.

Monday, August 04, 2014 12:38:03 PM

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