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  BBC SPORT | Cricket | International Teams | Bangladesh | Houghton declines Bangladesh post
Houghton, a former captain of Zimbabwe, was director of cricket with county side Derbyshire until he left the club by mutual consent in July.
Bangladesh, meanwhile, have been searching for a new coach since Dav Whatmore decided not to renew his contract following the World Cup earlier this year.
Shaun Williams has been in charge of the team on a temporary basis since then and is currently with them in South Africa, where the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 tournament starts next week.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport2/hi/cricket/other_international/bangladesh/6982925.stm   (193 words)

  Travel Bangladesh, Bangladesh Hotels, Flights and more - Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a sport loving country with over twenty-seven different international games played here and the national sport of Bangladesh is Kabaddi is played throughout the country.
The Chital Deer – A Common Resident in Bangladesh Also called the ‘spotted deer’ and ‘axis deer’, the Chital Deer is a beautiful and commonly seen deer in woodlands across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
The Manipuri Ethnic Group in Bangladesh The Manipuri people are of Mongolian descent and speak a Sylhet of northeastern Bangladesh.
www.bangladesh.com   (431 words)

  Bangladesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bangladesh is one of the founding members of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), BIMSTEC, and a member of the OIC and the D-8.
Bangladesh has instituted a unique system of transfer of power; at the end of the tenure of a government, power is handed over to members of a civil society for three months, who run the general elections and transfer the power to elected representatives.
Bangladesh is ethnically homogeneous, with Bengalis comprising 98% of the population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bangladesh   (3977 words)

 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Bangladesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bangladesh borders on the Bay of Bengal in the south; on the Indian states of West Bengal in the west and north, Assam and Meghalaya in the northeast, and Tripura and Mizoram in the east; and on Myanmar in the southeast.
Bangladesh is laced with numerous streams, distributaries, and tidal creeks, forming an intricate network of waterways that constitutes the country's chief transportation system.
Bangladesh is one of the world's poorest nations, with overpopulation adding to its economic woes, and it is heavily reliant on foreign aid.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Banglade.asp   (2029 words)

 Bangladesh Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The population of Bangladesh ranks eighth in the world, but its area of approximately 144,000 sq km is ranked ninety-third.
Amidst political violence and a political and guerilla campaign for independence, Indian intervention in 1971 would lead to the establishment of Bangladesh, and after his release, Rahman would assume office as prime minister.
Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh is the world's longest natural beach (120 km).
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Portal:Bangladesh   (730 words)

 United Press International - NewsTrack - Top News - Bangladesh private TV off air
DHAKA, Bangladesh, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A new private TV news station in emergency-ruled Bangladesh has closed, days after broadcasting last month’s student-led anti-government riots.
The 24-hour CSB station -- the only private channel in the country, which began operating only recently -- had received a warning from the military-backed government about showing footage of the riots, the BBC reported.
United Press International, UPI, the UPI logo, and other trademarks and service marks, are registered or unregistered trademarks of United Press International, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
www.upi.com /NewsTrack/Top_News/2007/09/07/bangladesh_private_tv_off_air/8377   (305 words)

 Bangladesh - ADB.org
Bangladesh's economic performance continues to remain strong, driven by improved domestic and external demand and robust growth in overseas workers’ remittances.
Bangladesh joined ADB in 1973 and has become one of the largest borrowers of ADB’s concessionary Asian Development Fund resources.
Under the current country strategy and program, ADB is playing a major role in the energy, transport, education, urban health, and urban water supply and sanitation sectors.
www.adb.org /Bangladesh/default.asp   (136 words)

 Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC
Bangladesh Prime Minister announces the donation of one million dollars to the U.S hurricane victims
This site is primarily geared to provide helpful information regarding Bangladesh, and about the functioning of the various wings of this Embassy.
It also makes available for downloading on-line the various consular forms, along with the instructions that are relevant to each form for a particular service required by Bangladeshi nationals in the United States as well as US nationals who wish to travel to Bangladesh.
www.bangladoot.org   (376 words)

 Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (In 10 Volumes) Online Indian Book store - Bagchee’s Best sellers ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Banglapedia, the national encyclopedia of Bangladesh, is a ten-volume reference work took up by the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh in 1998.
The goal of this reference tool is to inquire, interpret and integrate the lived experiences and achievements of the people of Bangladesh from ancient times to date.More than 6000 entries, contributed by over twelve hundred writers and specialists, explore all aspects of Bangladesh's past and present.
Conceptually and territorially, the term `Bangladesh' for the present work will mean successively ancient Eastern India, medieval Suba Bangla, Turko-Afghan Shahi Bangalah, Mughal Suba Bangla, British Bengal, East Bengal and East Pakistan of the Pakistan period and finally, today's Bangladesh.
www.bagchee.com /BookDisplay.aspx?Bkid=B23488   (445 words)

 Travel Bangladesh - Division Wise Travel Info & Tourist Spots Of Bangladesh. Travel Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, ...
Bangladesh - A south asian country which is Lying north of the Bay of Bengal.
On land it borders India in the north and west and Myanmar in the southeast.
Bangladesh is subdivided into 6 divisions, all named after their respective capitals.
travel.discoverybangladesh.com   (266 words)

 Bangladesh Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
When To Go The best time to visit Bangladesh is in the cold season, from October to February, when the weather is dry and fresh.
While the situation in Bangladesh is now calm, a state of emergency remains in place following recent unrest.
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Bangladesh book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/indian_subcontinent/bangladesh   (270 words)

 The Ultimate Portal of Bangladesh
Laying of broad gauge tracks from Joydevpur to Kamalapur in Bangladesh is almost finished, sources said.
One would be inclined to think that fielding after winning the toss was the most shocking decision in the second and final Test but even that was overshadowed by Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar's decision about his future plans.
The under-performing Bashar told the press yesterday after losing the series deciding match by an innings and 239 runs inside three days that he wants to quit one-day captaincy but will be available as player for both versions of the game.
www.bangladesh.net   (685 words)

 Bangladeshi president deploys army to maintain order - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's president has deployed the army to maintain order across the country after his interim government failed to end a lingering political standoff over electoral reforms, the home ministry said.
The order was issued, even though the 14-party political alliance pushing for electoral reforms postponed on Saturday its planned protests around the presidential palace to give the government more time to make the changes, an alliance spokesman said.
Under Bangladesh's constitution, election officials cannot be sacked, but must resign or go on leave.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-12-09-bangladesh-army_x.htm   (626 words)

 Cricinfo - Bangladesh
Dav Whatmore on the shortcomings of Bangladesh's cricketers
Bangladesh's leading pace bowler talks about his home, his love for swimming, and being a madman
India in Bangladesh: Not the kind of domination India expected
www.cricinfo.com /link_to_database/NATIONAL/BDESH   (260 words)

 Ethnologue report for Bangladesh
The number of languages listed for Bangladesh is 39.
An ethnic Bengali Muslim who speaks the Muslim variety of Chittagonian Bengali and was born in Arakan state, Myanmar, is called a 'Rohinga'.
The dialect is intelligible to those born in southeastern Bangladesh.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Bangladesh   (655 words)

Doing Business in South Asia: Bangladesh recently improved the environment for businesses by introducing the land registration act to reduce fraud in land tenure.
To the MDGs and Beyond:: Accountability and Institutional Innovation in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh: Second Poverty Alleviation Microfinance Project (Loan & Credit)
web.worldbank.org /WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/SOUTHASIAEXT/BANGLADESHEXTN/0,,menuPK:295765~pagePK:141159~piPK:141110~theSitePK:295760,00.html   (160 words)

 Bimanair.com: Biman's Official Website
Bangladesh Biman Corporation invites tender for dry lease of 02 (two) A310-300 and 2 (two) A300-600 aircraft for a period of 48 months.
Bangladesh Biman Corporation invites tender for taking ACMI (wet) Lease of aircraft for Hajj operation 2007-08.
the national flag carrier of Bangladesh has started its journey from scratch virtually with no aircraft, no ancilliaries.
www.bimanair.com   (287 words)

 WTO | Bangladesh - Member information
Bangladesh has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995.
Bangladesh's Uruguay Round goods schedules (zip format, 47 KB)
Provides consolidated texts: click “predefined reports” and select “All sectors in each country”, then double-click Bangladesh.
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/countries_e/bangladesh_e.htm   (212 words)

 Bangladesh and the IMF -- Page 1 of 4
Listed below are items related to Bangladesh, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka.
November 15, 2006 -- Bangladesh: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bangladesh on the Executive Board Discussion
www.imf.org /external/country/BGD/index.htm   (540 words)

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