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June 28, 2014
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National Danish Radio allowed Yunus to blacklist journalist

February 2, 2013
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National Danish Radio allowed Yunus to blacklist journalist

Muhammad Yunus was allowed to reject freelance journalist Tom Heinemann when he was interviewed in connection with a conference in Copenhagen. Writes  Bo Elkjær. The article first appeared on a Danish journalists’ website on 31st Januray. Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus was allowed to reject freelance journalist Tom Heinemann when he was interviewed in connection…

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Eve teaser ‘Srizon’ identified by bloggers

January 3, 2013
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Eve teaser ‘Srizon’ identified by bloggers

In 2012 Bangladesh has experienced some demos that were organisied in a bit different way. There were quite a number of human chains where gathering was solely dependent on social media channels. Bloggers arranged those human chains using the other social media channel Facebook. But the milestone event took place just in the eleventh hour…

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Jamat could be behind the ICT hacking, reveals investigation

December 12, 2012
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Jamat could be behind the ICT hacking, reveals investigation

Jamat-e-Islam is emerging as the prime suspect in a link to the hacking of a conversation between Justice Nizamul Haque, Chairman of International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh and Dr. Ahmed Ziauddin, an expert in international law based in Brussels, and handing it over to the London based magazine the Economist. It is revealed by an investigation…

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Transcript of Assange speech to the UN

October 1, 2012
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Transcript of Assange speech to the UN

Following is the transcript of Julian Assange’s Address to the UN on Human Rights – given on Wednesday 26th September – Proofed from live speech. it was published on Wikileaks website on 27th September, 2012. Foreign Minister Patino, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen. I speak to you today as a free man, because despite having…

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Dr. Yunus: US issues press statement

August 5, 2012
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Dr. Yunus: US issues press statement

The state department of the United States of America has issued a press statement regarding recent developments on Grameen Bank and Dr. Muhammad Yunus. Following  is the statement as it is: “The United States is deeply concerned about recent actions the Government of Bangladesh has taken to give the government-appointed chairman of the Grameen Bank…

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Padma bridge funding: the endless drama?

July 31, 2012
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Padma bridge funding: the endless drama?

The drama begun in early February of this year, following the World Bank allegation of corruption in Padma Multipurpose Bridge project in Bangladesh. In its last sequence early in today you might have found some light that could have make you hopeful about positive ending of the funding crisis. But by the end of the…

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Timeline: The WB, Padma bridge & Abul Hossain

July 26, 2012
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Timeline: The WB, Padma bridge & Abul Hossain

August 20, 2007: An ECNEC meeting headed by Fakhruddin Ahmed approves the Padma bridge project with a cost estimation of Tk 10,161 crore. January 11, 2011: The ECNEC approves the revised plan with a nearly double cost of Tk 20,507 crore for the project. February 2011: The WB board approves the $1.2 billion financing out…

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US sanction on Iran: Bangladesh is the loser!

July 3, 2012
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US sanction on Iran: Bangladesh is the loser!

Many of you may have not thought such, but the truth is US sanction on Iran is hampering Bangladesh economically! Yes,  export of jute and jute products from Bangladesh has dropped down sharply due to the sanction., reports fibre2fashion.com. Quoting the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) of Bangladesh the website reports that export of jute and…

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Corruption: Bangladesh & the WB

July 1, 2012
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Corruption: Bangladesh & the WB

Corruption and lack of accountability make The World Bank- the most influential money lending firm of the world- one of the “most dysfunctional” in the world, says a report by the Forbes. In a long and detailed report the magazine says, “No one, starting with outgoing President Robert Zoellick, has laid out an articulated vision for what the…

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