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Nepal minister is actually Indian, Maoist leader tells Supreme Court
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) After controversial Assam MP Mani Kumar Subba and golden-voiced Bollywood singer Udit Narayan Jha, it is now the turn of a communist minister from Nepal to become embroiled in a dispute about his nationality.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 1:33:19 PM

Orissa's sons still revere king in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) Nepal's powerful Shah dynasty of kings who had ruled the country for more than two centuries was abolished after a historic election last year. The formal abolition of monarchy was then followed by the scrapping of four principalities whose traditional kings were still receiving allowances from the state coffers.

Sunday, January 18, 2009 12:17:11 PM

Japan offers $400 mn loan to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 16 (Xinhua) Japan has offered a $400-million loan to Bangladesh, officials said here Friday.

Friday, January 16, 2009 7:18:52 PM

Take neighbours along to fight terror, US tells Dhaka
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) The United States has told the new government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that Bangladesh needs to work with neighbouring countries to fight terrorism.

Friday, January 16, 2009 12:33:48 PM

Bangladesh's opposition pledges constructive role in parliament
Dhaka, Jan 15 (DPA) Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia Thursday promised to play a constructive role in parliament, which is scheduled to convene later this month.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 11:22:50 PM

Hasina moves to speed up Mujib murder trial
Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) Two new Supreme Court judges are being appointed by the Sheikh Hasina government for speedy trial in the assassination of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 1:42:58 PM

US may return bribe money involving Zia's son to Dhaka
Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) The US has said that Bangladesh may get the bribe money allegedly paid by a telecom giant to former prime minister Khaleda Zia's younger son, but 'only if the verdict in the case filed by the US justice department goes in its favour', a media report said.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 1:25:57 PM

US begins probe into scam involving Zia's sons
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) A team of the US's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is probing the $200 million money laundering scandal pertaining to a Siemens telecom deal that implicates both sons of Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 10:39:42 AM

Mukherjee to discuss terrorism during Dhaka visit: official
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) Joint fight against terrorism and some of the long-pending bilateral issues will be discussed when Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee visits Dhaka in early February, an official said.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:47:02 AM

Women stopped from using road in Bangladesh town
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) For the last month, women in a Bangladesh town have been unable to use a road that has a mosque on it, but also the post office and several homes, thanks to a self-styled Muslim cleric who says their presence is illegal under Islamic law.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:36:12 AM

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