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Over 3,700 troops killed in Bangladesh's liberation war
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Bangladesh has said 3,713 of its soldiers died during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.

Monday, February 23, 2009 6:48:44 PM

Bangladesh plans major defence purchases
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Bangladesh is planning major purchase of weaponry, equipment and hardware for its armed forces, including anti-tank and anti-ship missile systems, aircraft for maritime patrol, frigates, tanks and helicopters, the parliament was told.

Monday, February 23, 2009 6:12:39 PM

Khaleda-led opposition returns to Bangladesh parliament
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Monday joined the ninth parliament, ending its row of 17 working days with the speaker over seating arrangements in the house.

Monday, February 23, 2009 6:07:39 PM

Bangladesh's opposition to end parliament boycott
Dhaka, Feb 22 (DPA) Bangladesh's mainstream opposition parties Sunday said they would to return to parliament, ending their 16-day boycott of parliamentary proceedings.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:35:25 PM

Indian speaker offers to train Bangladesh MPs
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian Parliament Speaker Somnath Chatterjee has offered to train Bangladesh MPs as he praised the restoration of democracy in the eastern neighbouring country as a 'positive development' for South Asia.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 7:41:45 PM

Hasina-led alliance victory good for South Asia: Somnath Chatterjee
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) The restoration of democracy in Bangladesh is a 'positive development' for the entire South Asian region, Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee said here.

Sunday, February 22, 2009 12:26:10 PM

Handcuffed militant blasts grenade at media meet in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) An arrested Islamist militant being paraded before the media in Bangladesh threw himself on a pile of grenades on display and detonated one of them, killing himself and injuring 15 policemen and journalists, media reports here said Saturday.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 10:23:00 AM

It is Manna's day in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) 'It is survival of the fittest,' Indian singer Manna Dey, 90, has said of the current competitive audio music market in Bangladesh and India.

Thursday, February 19, 2009 12:16:44 PM

At least 100 missing as trawler capsizes in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 19 (Xinhua) At least 100 people were missing Thursday morning when a trawler capsized on a river in Bangladesh's southern Barisal district, the police said.

Thursday, February 19, 2009 10:59:34 AM

Dancer-actress Amala Shankar feted in Dhaka
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Yesteryear's dancer-actress Amala Shankar, who starred in her husband Uday Shankar's film 'Kalpana', was feted here along with ten local artistes.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:32:39 PM

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