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Train-truck collision kills eight in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 17 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and dozens others injured Tuesday as a train collided with a truck in northwestern Bangladesh, the police said.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 4:23:38 PM

Dhaka opposition wants parliamentary debate on India pacts
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The opposition in Bangladesh wants to debate the pacts the Sheikh Hasina government signed with India last week.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 11:24:01 AM

Islamabad uneasy at Dhaka trying 'war criminals'
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan has told Bangladesh that the 'time is not ripe' for Dhaka's conducting the trial of 'war criminals' who committed atrocities on civilians during the 1971 freedom movement.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 10:52:56 AM

Nepal Maoists flay Buddha for getting berth beside Marx, Lenin
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) After fighting over the Buddha, the apostle of peace and non-violence, Nepal's former guerrilla party, the Maoists, are now blowing cold towards the world icon, flaying his inclusion at a communist meet.

Monday, February 16, 2009 2:14:46 PM

Three independent MPs join Hasina's party
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Three independent MPs have joined the ruling Awami League (AL) led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, swelling the treasury benches in parliament.

Monday, February 16, 2009 10:50:01 AM

Dhaka begins process for 'war crime' trials
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) Bangladesh has launched investigation against the chief of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), beginning the process of trial of those accused of committing 'war crimes' during the 1971 liberation war.

Sunday, February 15, 2009 11:56:44 AM

Zillur Rahman sworn in as Bangladesh president
Dhaka, Feb 12 (DPA) Veteran politician Zillur Rahman was sworn in as president Thursday, more than a month after Bangladesh returned to democracy after two years under a military-backed government.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 11:32:07 PM

Hasina wants white paper on corruption during Zia's term
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants a white paper published on corruption during the 2001-06 tenure of her main political rival Khaleda Zia.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 11:37:44 AM

Zillur Rahman is new Bangladesh president
Dhaka, Feb 11 (Xinhua) Zillur Rahman was declared the president of Bangladesh Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 4:52:38 PM

Treat of Bangladeshi films awaits Indian movie buffs
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) A host of well-known films from Bangladesh will be screened at the Film and Television Insitute of India (FTII) in Pune Feb 21-22 to mark the anniversary of Ekushey February (Feb 21), the day on which the movement for Bangladesh's cultural renaissance started.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 11:23:24 AM

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