The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.
By United Press International

Bangladesh election set for December

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The caretaker government in Bangladesh has scheduled a general election for Dec. 18, Fakhruddin Ahmed, the election chief adviser, announced Saturday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008.
By United Press International

India seeks Bangladesh's help on terror

NEW DELHI, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- India has asked Bangladesh to cooperate with it in the war on terror and provide particulars of militants indulging in insurgency.

Clashes lead to curfew in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Police-student clashes in emergency-ruled Bangladesh have led to curfews in six cities, including Dhaka, it was reported Thursday.

Two killed in Bangladesh fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A fire at the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killed at least two people injured several others Monday.

Bangladesh gets new head of government

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The former head of the Bangladesh central bank was named head of the caretaker government Friday, replacing President Iajuddin Ahmed.