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New Delhi reaches out to Bangladesh opposition leader
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) India's envoy to Bangladesh has met opposition leader Khaleda Zia to remove irritants caused by External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's inability to meet her during a February visit.

Friday, April 24, 2009 3:37:11 PM

Nepal celebrates Gyanendra ouster, but inter-party spats continue
Kathmandu, April 24 (IANS) As Nepal Friday celebrated the third anniversary of the fall of former king Gyanendra's army-backed regime, the celebrations were marred by discord among the major parties, a standoff between the ruling Maoists and the army, and bad blood between the former guerrillas and their southern ally India.

Friday, April 24, 2009 1:18:22 PM

Zia asks government to withdraw eviction notice, launches stir
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Lawyers of Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Thursday gave a five-day notice to the government asking it to withdraw the house eviction notice while her party announced a month-long agitation.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 8:45:20 PM

21 suspected women militants arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Twentyone suspected women militants and an extremist man were arrested Thursday in the southern Barisal district by Bangladesh's elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), an official said.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 6:25:46 PM

62 ships stranded in Bangladesh port
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Sixty two cargo vessels are stranded at the Chittagong port after a ship sank Monday, blocking the only channel in the estuary leading to the port.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 11:43:18 AM

Dhaka to seek help from neighbours to tackle militancy
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it will seek help from neighbouring countries in its fight against militancy.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 10:25:43 AM

Awami League leader revolts, may face action
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) A senior leader of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League (AL) may face disciplinary action for alleging that many of his colleagues were 'paid agents' of the army's intelligence wing.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 10:14:24 AM

Dhaka plans 10 years' jail for cyber crime
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh government plans to prescribe 10 years' rigorous imprisonment for those involved in cyber crime.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:23:07 AM

Bangladeshi militants threaten UN workers
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) An Islamist militant body has asked officials of United Nations and other international organisations to stop work and immediately leave Barisal district in southern Bangladesh, the police said.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:07:14 AM

Former Bangladesh PM Zia told to quit home within 15 days
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's opposition leader and former prime minister Khaleda Zia has been given 15 days to leave her home, in which she has lived since the early 1980s, or face eviction.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:38:25 AM

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