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Dhaka prevents 'trafficking' of 21 to India
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), the country's border police, prevented 21 nationals from being 'trafficked' to India on the promise of jobs, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008 12:46:27 PM

'National unity government' sought in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's veteran jurist and former minister Kamal Hossain has proposed 'removal of black money, violence, militancy and partisan state mechanisms' to ensure that the next elections are 'free, fair and credible'.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 3:19:42 PM

Over 10,000 arrested in Bangladesh as political dialogue stalled
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Over 10,000 people have been arrested in Bangladesh over the past three days as the military-backed government tries to keep up a political dialogue that is being boycotted by three mainstream parties whose leaders are in jail on graft charges.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 3:01:53 PM

Hasina defends MiG-29 purchase in court
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina has told a court that she purchased eight MiG-29 combat aircrafts from Russia out of 'concern for national security'.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 2:03:03 PM

Blast in Bangladesh hotel, at least 50 injured
Dhaka, June 2 (Xinhua) At least 50 people were injured in a series of blasts inside a hotel in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka early Monday, private televisions channels reported.

Monday, June 02, 2008 8:26:35 AM

`Indian garment workers get highest wages among South Asians'
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Indian workers employed in the garment manufacturing sector get the highest wage among South Asians while Bangladesh workers get the lowest, a study published here says.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 3:15:07 PM

Potato glut, fall in rice production in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Bangladeshi farmers produced a record eight million tonnes of potato in a year that has witnessed a steep fall in rice production caused by floods and a cyclone that hit last November.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 2:32:40 PM

Bangladesh detains 200 political workers as dialogue dithers
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Over 200 grass root level political workers were arrested late Saturday night as three mainstream parties said they would agitate and not participate in a political dialogue the government has initiated.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:34:14 PM

Bangladesh authorities arrest 300 dissenters
Dhaka, June 1 (DPA) At least 300 people have been arrested in Bangladesh as the interim government launched a crackdown on opposition political activists Sunday ahead of a move to relax the current state of emergency.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:16:56 PM

Bangladesh jails short of doctors, nurses
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Bangladesh's jails are woefully short of doctors and nurses and their work is carried out by convicts.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:14:15 PM

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