Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh cabinet Monday approved a draft of the Hindu Marriage Registration Act 2012, which makes the registration of marriage optional and not mandatory for the community.
Monday, May 21, 2012 7:10:19 PM
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) Bangladesh''s trade deficit swelled to 6.59 billion in the first three quarters of the current fiscal year ending next month, a 13.04 percent increase from a year earlier, official statistics showed Sunday.
Monday, May 21, 2012 6:54:22 AM
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) An alliance of 18 political parties in Bangladesh Sunday staged a seven-hour mass hunger strike to protest against the government''s "oppressive policies".
Monday, May 21, 2012 3:08:22 AM
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation - popularly known as Petrobangla - Sunday announced the discovery of 137 million barrels of oil in two old gas fields in the country''s northeastern Sylhet district.
Sunday, May 20, 2012 6:39:42 PM
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Saturday approved 550 billion taka ($7 billion) for undertaking developmental projects during the fiscal year 2012-13.
Sunday, May 20, 2012 2:09:26 AM
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A 31-year-old Bangladeshi accountant Saturday became the first woman from her country to climb Mount Everest, the world''s highest mountain.
Saturday, May 19, 2012 5:34:39 PM
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government Wednesday set up a commission to ensure a better fate for its famous Grameen Bank following its founder Mohammad Yunus''s removal from the managing director''s post last year.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 9:05:27 PM
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) As many as 50 Indian double-decker buses will soon run on the roads of this Bangladesh capital and Chittagong city, a media report said Monday.
Monday, May 07, 2012 3:05:37 PM
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton''s visit to Dhaka has "formally brought Bangladesh on the strategic radar of the US", said a leading Bangladeshi daily Monday.
Monday, May 07, 2012 3:02:52 PM
Dhaka, May 2 (IANS) Bangladesh''s foreign currency reserves rose to $10.19 billion in April after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) handed over the first instalment of its loan to the country.
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 6:31:06 PM
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