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With polls in December, Dhaka's anti-graft drive halts
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) With parliamentary elections due in December, the 20-month anti-corruption drive by Bangladesh's military-backed caretaker government has virtually come to a halt.

Friday, September 19, 2008 11:47:27 AM

Bangladesh detains members of Hizb ut-Tahrir
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) Dhaka University teacher and chief of the Bangladesh chapter of Hizb ut-Tahrir (HuT), an international Islamist body banned in several countries, has been detained along with several of his colleagues.

Friday, September 19, 2008 11:45:46 AM

Former Bangaldesh skipper Bashar protests board's ban
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Former skipper Habibul Bashar has protested Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) decision to ban him and 12 other fellow players for 10 years for joining the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Thursday, September 18, 2008 4:40:47 PM

Depression over Bay of Bengal fizzles out
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal, which triggered flash floods and left hundreds of fishermen missing, has fizzled out.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 1:49:09 PM

India-Bangladesh maritime talks end
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Bangladesh and India have ended their first meeting in three decades on maritime boundary without making progress on pending issues, but officials insisted that it had been a useful meeting.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 12:51:49 PM

Bashar cries foul after ban
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) 'Dhaka Warriors' skipper and Bangladesh's former national captain Habibul Bashar has protested the 'harsh' reaction of the country's cricket board banning him and other players for 10 years.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 12:36:53 PM

Bangladesh official says exodus will not affect national team
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Wednesday sought to play down the exodus of several of its players, who jumped onto the Indian Cricket League (ICL) bandwagon Tuesday, saying they were all underperforming cricketers and the national team was least affected by their defection.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 6:44:14 PM

Jurist criticises slow down in Dhaka's anti-graft drive
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) The anti-graft drive by Bangladesh's caretaker government seems to be falling apart with scores of politicians getting bail and readying for the December parliamentary polls even as a jurist said it can't be accepted.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 4:10:12 PM

Bangladesh cricketers blame the system for quitting
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) Six Bangladesh cricketers, who announced premature retirement Sunday, had been quoted in the media as saying that they took the drastic step in view of the aberrant functioning of the national team management.

Monday, September 15, 2008 7:13:19 PM

Each 'Dhaka Warrior' hopes to earn $200,000 on joining ICL
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's cricket officials have reacted with shock and anger on receiving the resignations of six national players, who hope to earn $200,000 each on playing the third edition of the breakaway Indian Cricket League (ICL)'s tournament next month.

Monday, September 15, 2008 2:01:42 PM

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