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Bangladesh leading in commercial production of Bt brinjal
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Bangladesh is leading the world in commercial production after the country's government gave approval for this last year, according to a leading not-for-profit international organisation that shares the benefits of crop biotechnology with various stakeholders.

Friday, July 25, 2014 11:56:19 AM

House fire kills five in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh's Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

Monday, July 21, 2014 1:58:03 AM

Bangladesh authorities finally free Suchitra's home
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Bengali film legend Suchitra Sen's ancestral home in Bangladesh's Pabna district was Wednesday finally freed from the clutches of the Imam Ghazali Institute after more than a three-decade tussle.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 7:08:03 PM

12 Dhaka student leaders expelled for attack on journalists
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) The Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), a student union affiliated to the ruling Bangladesh Awami League, has expelled 12 of its members over an attack on journalists on the Dhaka University campus.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:32:12 PM

Pakistani held with Indian currency in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) A Pakistani national was detained at the Shahjalal International Airport here Sunday for carrying a large sum of Indian currency.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 1:44:03 PM

11 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Dhaka, July 11 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 20 injured Friday when an iout-of-control bus ran over pedestrians and then fell into a roadside ditch in Bangladesh.

Friday, July 11, 2014 11:02:22 PM

Khaleda Zia's graft case deposition deferred
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) A court here has again deferred the recording of testimony in the Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 5:32:11 PM

UN court gives Bangladesh most of disputed territorial waters
Dhaka, July 8 (Xinhua) A United Nations court has ruled that most of the disputed 25,602 sq km exclusive economic zone and territorial waters in the Bay of Bengal belong to Bangladesh.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 7:50:03 PM

Centuries-old puja transforms Tripura's ancient capital
Puran Habeli (Tripura), July 3 (IANS) Colourful marquees, illuminations, religious rites and the chanting of 'mantras' amid the beating of drums will turn Puran Habeli, the erstwhile capital of Tripura around 12 km east of present capital Agartala, into a divine dreamland during the centuries-old Kharchi festival that begins Saturday - a spectacle that will be witnessed by hundreds of thousands of devotees from India and abroad.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 12:04:03 PM

India ready to extradite Nur Hossain
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) India has agreed to send back Nur Hossain, the prime suspect in a multiple-murder case in Bangladesh, Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali told parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 1:52:13 PM

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