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Tatas wait and watch on investing in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Indian industrial giant Tata want to revive their three- billion-dollar investment proposal in Bangladesh, but are prepared to wait.

Friday, February 16, 2007 12:23:05 PM

Bangladesh axe stumper Mashud for World Cup
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Promising wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim Tuesday replaced veteran Khaled Mashud in the 15-member Bangladesh squad for the World Cup starting in the West Indies next month.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 6:40:05 PM

Yunus ready to leave Grameen Bank for politics
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus Tuesday announced he would be quitting his Grameen Bank to form a political party that would set 'a new trend'.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 5:57:47 PM

Bangladesh jittery of opening service sector under SAFTA
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's business community apprehends that the burgeoning service sector may suffer from 'uneven competition' from other South Asian partners and wants the government to withhold concessions under the framework of the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA).

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 4:22:52 PM

Pardon unlikely for Bangladeshi militant convicts
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Presidential pardon is unlikely for the seven militants of the banned Jamaatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh (JMB) sentenced to death for the murder of two judges in 2005.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 1:34:37 PM

Tiger out of cage, pounces on man feeding him in Dhaka
Dhaka, Feb 10 (Xinhua) Panic ran high among hundreds of visitors in Bangladesh's Dhaka Zoo Friday afternoon when a Royal Bengal Tiger suddenly came out of its cage and attacked a man offering food.

Saturday, February 10, 2007 12:03:19 PM

Afghan war veteran detained in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 8 (IANS) A former lawmaker who participated in the anti-Soviet war in Afghanistan in the 1980s is the latest catch in Bangladesh's ongoing drive against crime, corruption and religious extremism.

Thursday, February 08, 2007 3:18:24 PM

Nobel Laureate Yunus 'mentally ready' to join Bangladesh politics
Dhaka, Feb 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has said he is mentally ready to join politics, 'if the people and civil society want.'

Thursday, February 08, 2007 1:14:13 PM

Bangladesh to set up 10 HIV/AIDS diagnosis laboratories
Dhaka, Feb 7 (Xinhua) Bangladesh has decided to set up 10 HIV/AIDS diagnosis laboratories and counselling centres in various hospitals as HIV cases are on the rise in the country.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007 10:19:34 PM

Asian Development Bank to loan $3 mn to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 7 (Xinhua) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide $3 million to Bangladesh Wednesday to improve its governance practices in the capital market and insurance sector.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007 2:26:36 PM

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