Cheers for India

September 26, 2007
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[Match report by Shahnawaz Alam.] Result India won by 5 runs. Full Scorecard by CricInfo. Toss India, who chose to bat first. Series India won the 2007/08 ICC World Twenty20. Player of the match IK Pathan (India) Player of the series Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) 1983 — India wins the World Cup. Kapil Dev, a super…

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Hizb ut-Tahrir to march again

September 25, 2007
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[Dhaka Correspondent] Khilafatist outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir has declared that it will march towards the Prothom Alo office in Dhaka coming Friday demanding the newspaper’s closure for publishing a blasphemous cartoon and remarks defaming the holy Kaaba by its sister concern Weekly 2000.

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Release Khaleda, Hasina: Delwar

September 25, 2007
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[Dhaka Correspondent] Khandaker Delwar Hossain — BNP secretary general — Tuesday urged the military-led interim government to release two top political leaders of Bangladesh, Khaleda Zia of BNP and Sheikh Hasina of Awami League, from jail to ensure the country’s return to democracy.

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Ex-ministers testify before ACC

September 25, 2007
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[News desk] 5 former ministers of the immediate past 4-party alliance government marched into the ACC (Anti Corruption Commission) headquarters in Dhaka Tuesday morning to testify against their former boss, then Prime Minister, now imprisoned Khaleda Zia.

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Coming to America

September 25, 2007
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Coming to America

Photo/PID: Another Hamid Karzai in the making? Military installed Chief Advisor of Bangladesh, Fakhruddin Ahmed, meets the US installed President of Afghanistan, both visiting the US to attend the UN General Assembly. [Mashuqur Rahman, USA.] Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed, the civilian face of Bangladesh’s military government, has arrived in America. For the first time in sixteen…

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