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Khaleda Zia is a popular Bangladesh politician and the chairperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

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Bangladeshi opposition lawmakers get bail in arson attack case
A High Court Division bench of Bangladesh Sunday granted ad-interim bail for six months to five opposition alliance lawmakers accused of torching a vehicle during a dawn-to-dusk hartal last month.

Bangladesh satisfied with Mukherjee's take on river linking policies
Former Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shamsher M. Chowdhury has said the recent statement issued by India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during his visit to Dhaka on the bilateral water disputes, is encouraging.

Pranab meets Hasina, discusses bilateral trade
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here on Sunday.

Mukherjee arrives in Dhaka to attend Tagore's 150th birth anniversary celebrations
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on Saturday to participate in the concluding ceremony of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

Bangladesh looks to resolve pending issues with "close friend" India
Bangladesh has expressed happiness over the recent "extraordinary close friendship" with India and raised hopes that long-standing contentious issues between the two neighbours would be resolved soon.

Mukherjee says his nomination for president's post is mere speculation
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that if his name is doing the rounds for the post of president, it was speculative.

Bangladesh PM accuses rival Khaleda Zia of receiving ISI money
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia of receiving money from Pakistani spy agency ISI ahead of 1991 general elections.

Bangladesh lawmaker points a finger at Begum Khaleda's role in failed December 2011 coup
A senior Bangladesh lawmaker has pointed a finger at former premier Begum Khaleda Zia, claiming that she played a role in a failed coup to overthrow the Sheikh Hasina's government with the help of retired and serving army officials.

Bangladesh inflation drops to 9.93 pct, first single-digit rate in 14 months
The overall rate of inflation in Bangladesh during April dropped to single digit for the first time in more than one year, officials said Monday, but expressed fear that the current volatile political situation in the country would likely hinder the trend.

Pranab to visit Manila and Dhaka
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will leave on three-day visit to Manila and Dhaka on Thursday. In Manila, Mukherjee will attend the Asian Development Bank's (ADB's) 45th Annual Board of Governors' meeting and discuss issues relating to global economic situation, infrastructure development, urbanization, energy security, regional and South-South Cooperation.

PM's Bangladesh visit: W.Bengal govt will be consulted on river waters issue, says FS Mathai
Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai on Monday confirmed that the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, would be meeting with key opposition leaders of Bangaldesh during his two-day visit to Dhaka, starting Tuesday.

Cholo Let's Go (to Dhaka)
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh embarks on his first ever visit as the head of government to Dhaka tomorrow, heralding a new chapter in relations between India and its immediate eastern neighbour: A relationship which should have been warm and friendly and yet has been beset with complications.

India attaches utmost importance to its relations with Bangladesh: Krishna
Stating that the relationship between the two nations has matured over the years, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Monday said India attaches utmost importance to its relations with Bangladesh.

Khaleda Zia for publishing details of India deals
Bangladesh Opposition leader Khaleda Zia has told Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna that all agreements between the two nations should be made public to improve mutual trust.

India, Bangladesh resolute on fighting terrorism: Krishna
Asserting that India remains committed to a partnership in the development and prosperity of the people of Bangladesh, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has said that both the countries remain steadfast in their efforts to combat the scourge of terrorism.

Bangladesh war hero to be buried with military honors on Monday
The funeral of Bangladesh war hero Lt. Gen. (retired) Mir Shawkat Ali, who died at his Gulshan residence on Saturday evening, will take place with full military honors on Monday.

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