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Bangladeshi in fake currency racket nabbed in Bengal


February 17th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Feb 17 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national said to be involved in circulating fake Indian currency and wanted by Mumbai police was arrested in Murshidabad in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Nine Bangladeshi inmates flee juvenile home in Bengal


February 11th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Feb 11 (IANS) Nine Bangladeshi children, inmates of a juvenile home in West Bengal's Behrampore district, Saturday fled from the detention centre in the early hours of ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.8 crore seized, two held in Bengal


February 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Feb 7 (IANS) Two people were arrested and drugs worth Rs.8 crore were seized from West Bengal's Murshidabad district Tuesday following questioning of two people earlier taken ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.5 crore seized in Bengal


February 5th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Feb 5 (IANS) A heroin manufacturing unit was busted in this district and drugs worth Rs.5 crore seized Sunday, police said. Two people have been arrested.The building, ... Read more...

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Man involved in illegal coal mining held in Bengal


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) A man involved in illegal coal mining and in several other cases was arrested Sunday in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said."Raju Jha was arrested ... Read more...

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High turnout in Bengal; Singur, Nandigram vote (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Former volatile spots Singur and Nandigram voted Tuesday as millions exercised their franchise in 63 constituencies of four districts in the fourth phase of West ... Read more...

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40 bodies identified, severed limbs found at accident site (Roundup)


July 20th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sainthia (West Bengal), July 20 (IANS) Bodies of 40 of the 63 passengers who died in Monday's ghastly train accident in West Bengal's Birbhum district have been identified while rescue workers ... Read more...

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Militant chief held in Bangladesh


July 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The head of the banned Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Anwar Alam Khokon, the acting chief of JMB, was arrested in Bogra district, ... Read more...

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Three murdered in West Bengal


July 10th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A woman, her daughter and her minor son were killed by unidentified assailants by slitting their throats in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said Saturday. Three people have ... Read more...

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‘Islamist extremists can destabilise Bangladesh’


March 23rd, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Most of the Muslim population in Bangladesh supports the secular state and abjures violence but Islamist extremists have the potential to destabilise that country, say ... Read more...

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‘Tagore’s nationalism was inclusive and objective’


March 18th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) "Why Tagore?" a young mathematician asked Ramchandra Guha, referring to a newspaper column in which he had spoken of Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and B.R. ... Read more...

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Funeral of 48 Bangladesh Army officers held


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 2 (ANI): The funeral or the Namaz-e-janaza of the 48 Bangladesh army officers, whose bodies were found during a rescue operation at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters, was held ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s new president to be elected on Feb. 16


January 29th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 29 (Xinhua) The newly elected members of parliament will elect Bangladesh's new president Feb 16, the election commission of the country announced Thursday.Md. Humayun Kabir, Secretary of the Bangladesh Election ... Read more...

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Power transfer in Bangladesh in a week: official


December 30th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's military-backed caretaker government will transfer power to the victors of the Monday poll in a week, a senior official said Tuesday. Adviser (minister) M. Anwarul Iqbal said ... Read more...

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