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Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis- dont say you are a Bangladeshi

October 18, 2012
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Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis- dont say you are a Bangladeshi

The Forbes reports that a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man tried unsuccessfully to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank building in lower Manhattan on Wednesday morning.

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The essence of Nobel Peace Prize & Dr. Yunus

October 16, 2012
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The essence of Nobel Peace Prize & Dr. Yunus

Though other categories of Nobel Prize have acceptability, Nobel Peace Prize is a highly controversial award. Though some genuine peace makers like Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi were awarded the Prize from time to time in order to maintain its acceptability, on most occasions this award was accorded…

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Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin: Killer?

October 15, 2012
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Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin: Killer?

On Sunday, the British broadsheet The Daily Mail, reported that Bangladeshi prosecution investigators connected to the International Crime Tribunals-Bangladesh had finished their investigations into the suspected war crimes of Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan. After the Liberation War of 1971, both men escaped the newly formed state of Bangladesh looking for shelter in the West.…

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Cash-starved Bangladesh eyes dollars in billions

June 9, 2012
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Cash-starved Bangladesh eyes dollars in billions

Bangladesh, that desperately started seeking overseas funds for building a major infrastructure, has so far been assured of assistance and investment worth $12 billion from two friendly countries in Asia, officials said on Friday. The pledges of the $12 billion investment came almost simultaneously when two official teams from Malaysia and Qatar visited Bangladesh in…

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Bangladesh becomes emerging economy from bottomless basket

June 2, 2012
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Bangladesh, once known as the bottomless basket in 1970s, is now an emerging economy of the South Asia, with annual exports of some $23 billion mainly from garment products, remittances of some $18 billion and GDP growth of over 6.0 percent despite of its confrontational politics over the past decades, analysts said on Friday. Its…

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Mauled by Her Husband?

July 17, 2011
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Mauled by Her Husband?

The daughter of a retired Bangladeshi Army officer, Rumana Monzur, 33, was the image of a beautiful intellectual: wide eyes, angelic smile, and gentle disposition. While most of her aunts and uncles settled in the U.S. and Europe, landing in towns as far-flung as Bridgewater, N.J., she grew up in Bangladesh, marrying a childhood sweetheart…

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Sexual Assault By A Teacher Triggers Student Uprising

July 17, 2011
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Sexual Assault By A Teacher Triggers Student Uprising

The recent events at the Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNC), a prestigious girls educational institution in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, has stirred much buzz in the Bangladeshi blogosphere. Porimol Joydhor, a teacher of Bangla department of the school’s Bashundhara campus, was accused of raping a female student of class ten at VNC while giving…

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Khaleda’s War Cry to Unseat Government

July 14, 2011
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BNP chairperson and leader of the opposition in Bangladesh parliament has issued a war cry to unseat the government through Arab awakening type mass upsurge. Addressing a gathering of party loyalists and aligned groups on a day long hunger strike in Dhaka Khaleda announced that there will be no more hartals. Instead she will lead…

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Bangladesh opposition threatens election boycott, hints of overthrow

July 14, 2011
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Bangladesh’s main opposition party has threatened to boycott the election if the government refuses to hold polls under non-partisan neutral government. “We will not take part in the elections under a partisan government, as people will never accept the scrapping of the caretaker government system,” the head of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), former prime…

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Bangladesh press war crime charges against Islamic leader

July 12, 2011
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Bangladesh investigators press war crime charges against Islamic leader, accusing him of genocide, murder and rape during the bloody war of independence in 1971 on Monday. Bangladesh chief prosecutor Ghulam Arif Tipu accused Maulana Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a senior leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, has been also accused of “crimes against humanity, looting, arson and forcible…

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