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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

Hand-written letter by Rabindranath Tagore found in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) A rare hand written letter by Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore has been found from a private collector in a Bangladesh village.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 11:02:16 AM

Pranab visit yielded win-win deals: Dhaka media
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) Large sections of Dhaka's media have reacted positively to the just-concluded visit of Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit, saying it yielded 'win-win' deals for the South Asian neighbours.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 10:59:59 AM

Indian film body to hold meet on Bangladesh culture
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will for the first time organise screening and discussions on films and filmmakers from Bangladesh to mark Ekushey February (Feb 21), the day on which the movement for Bangladesh's cultural renaissance started.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 10:30:04 AM

Russia, Bangladesh interested in signing free trade agreement
Dhaka, Feb 10 (Xinhua) Dhaka and Moscow have expressed their willingness to sign a free trade agreement (FTA), Bangladesh's foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 9:30:25 PM

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