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2006-03-31 00:31:26

DHAKA (Reuters) - The World Bank said it planned aid of around $3 billion for Bangladesh over the next four years to improve the investment climate and help the poor while building on recent improvements in governance.

2006-03-20 08:56:39

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Bangladesh will be trying to rebuild confidence and end distrust that has crept into their relationship during Bangladesh Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia's first visit in five years which began on Monday.

2006-03-10 04:38:10

DHAKA (Reuters) - One of Bangladesh's top Islamist militants, captured last week, has confessed to involvement in a wave of bomb attacks that killed at least 30 people, a senior officer of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) force said on Friday. Lt. Col.

2006-03-02 05:29:59

By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - An Islamist militant leader blamed for a string of deadly blasts across Bangladesh surrendered on Thursday after a house he was hiding in was besieged by security forces for over 24 hours, officials said.

2006-03-02 03:42:31

By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - An Islamist militant leader blamed for a string of deadly blasts across Bangladesh is in custody after surrendering following a 24-hour siege, officials said on Wednesday.

2006-02-25 12:56:49

By Anis Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - At least 16 people were killed and 50 injured when a four-storey textile factory collapsed in Bangladesh's capital on Saturday, witnesses said. The Phoenix mill, in Dhaka's Mahakhali area, came down at around 11 a.m. (0500 GMT) with some 150 workers inside.

2006-02-25 09:04:48

DHAKA (Reuters) - At least 16 people were killed and 50 injured when a four-storey textiles factory collapsed in the Bangladesh capital on Saturday, witnesses and hospital officials said. The Phoenix mill, in Dhaka's Mahakhali area, came down at around 11 a.m.

2006-02-03 00:35:00

DHAKA (Reuters) - Police in Bangladesh have detained hundreds of opposition activists in a countrywide crackdown trying to foil a "long march" planned to reach Dhaka on Sunday, opposition leaders said.

2006-02-02 02:33:37

DHAKA (Reuters) - Hundreds of Pakistani refugees clamoring to be repatriated clashed with police in the Bangladesh capital on Thursday and up to 30 people were injured and 20 detained.

2005-12-17 03:56:37

By Krittivas Mukherjee KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - India is deploying thousands of new troops on its frontier with Bangladesh and setting up hundreds of more border posts to check illegal migration and movement of armed militants, a top official said.


Word of the Day
typomania
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.