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Hasina seventh top world woman leader


August 11th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been named the seventh among 12 top world women leaders by Time magazine.The top 12 women leaders are: Thai ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s opposition calls strike June 27


May 19th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 19 (DPA) Bangladesh's main opposition party Wednesday announced a nationwide general strike for June 27 to protest what it says the Awami League-led ruling coalition's failure in running the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to examine power import deal with India


May 4th, 2010 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 4 (DPA) The Bangladesh government formed a committee Monday to review a deal signed earlier with India on open-ended import and export of electricity, before ratifying the deal for ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi experts to visit controversial Indian dam project


June 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 16 (DPA) A Bangladeshi team of parliamentarians and water experts is to visit an Indian dam construction project to assess its possible ecological effects on the country, a parliamentary ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeks London’s support for 1971 war crimes prosecutions


May 31st, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 31 (DPA) Dhaka Sunday sought documentary support from London to prosecute Bangladesh's 1971 war crimes suspects. Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has been campaigning worldwide for support in bringing to book ... Read more...

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EU calls for a ‘health democracy’ in Bangladesh


May 8th, 2009 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (DPA) The European Union Thursday stressed the need for better parliamentary partnership between Bangladesh's ruling and opposition parties for a healthy growth of the country's nascent democracy. "Discussions, debates ... Read more...

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Former Bangladesh premier to challenge eviction notice


May 3rd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 3 (DPA) Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia has challenged a government notice requiring her to vacate her lease-hold residence in the Dhaka cantonment, officials said Sunday. The Dhaka High ... Read more...

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Bangladesh charges British official with terror funding


April 29th, 2009 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 28 (DPA) Investigators Tuesday formally charged the head of a British charity and 10 Bangladeshi agents with financing terrorism in the guise of operating a religious school in Bangladesh. A ... Read more...

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Bangladesh arrests British charity chief on terrorism charges


April 6th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 6 (DPA) Security forces arrested the chief of a British charity Monday for suspected terrorism financing under the guise of operating religious schools in southern Bangladesh, officials said. Faisal Mustafa, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh arrests two on war crimes’ charges


February 14th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 14 (DPA) Two leaders of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party have been arrested on charges of committing war crimes during the country's war of independence 38 years ago, media reports said ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Dhaka for talks


February 9th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 9 (DPA) Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Dhaka Monday for talks on trade, investment and security with top Bangladeshi officials. "We will work for further improvement of bilateral ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina expands her cabinet


January 24th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 24 (DPA) Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed Saturday inducted six more junior ministers into her cabinet, raising the cabinet's strength to 38, officials said.President Iajuddin Ahmed administered the oath ... Read more...

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Defeated Bangladesh party questions neutrality of poll observers


January 3rd, 2009 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 3 (DPA) The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of former premier Khaleda Zia Friday questioned the neutrality of international elections observers during Monday's polls, in which the party faced an embarrassing ... Read more...

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UN urges Bangladesh ruling party to show generosity to opposition


January 2nd, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (DPA) The UN Friday urged Bangladesh's government-in-waiting to show generosity in accommodating the opposition parties and to show restrain in order to make democracy work."I encourage the winner to ... Read more...

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