Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

The ‘capture’ of the ‘boy terrorist’ and Bangladeshi youth

October 21, 2012
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The ‘capture’ of the ‘boy terrorist’ and Bangladeshi youth

A typical Dhaka city boy. Ideal School ’06 batch, Dhaka College ’08, North South University. I don’t know him personally, but I do know many of his school friends, who are as shocked as his parents at what he has turned out to be. However, what Redwan Nafis did or did not do is the…

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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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Bangladesh-US effort in shaping the future

September 26, 2012
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Bangladesh-US effort in shaping the future

The importance of Dhaka is growing in the eyes of Washington as Bangladesh-US relationship has entered a new era when it is trying to shape up its future relationship through a partnership dialogue that has ended in the Washington. The growing relationship manifested as Dhaka is the partner of all four global initiatives of President…

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We need progress, not only for AL-led govt ….

September 21, 2012
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We need progress, not only for AL-led govt ….

Here we go; with the same old-fashion speeches by the new recruits in different ministries and little shuffled personalities with pledges to work hard with sincerity—which the people, except for those party supporters, never believe. Of the seven new faces—five of who are ministers—only Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir and Hasanul Haque Inu are well known, while…

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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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The growing importance of Bangladesh

July 29, 2012
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The growing importance of Bangladesh

Bangladesh and US engagement is intensifying in line with the growing Washington’s interest in the moderate Muslim country. The visit of Bangladesh foreign minister, Dipu Moni, in Washington last September and her US counterpart, Hilary Rodham Clinton, counter visit in Dhaka in May and subsequent signing of a Partnership Dialogue are manifestation of the growing…

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Should Bangladesh believe Myanmar

July 27, 2012
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Should Bangladesh believe Myanmar

Bangladesh once again noted with hope a pledge of Myanmar when the latter recently apprised the former to take back all registered and unregistered Rohingya Muslim refugees from the country. The pledge came through Myanmar’s newly appointed envoy to Dhaka, who in contrast to his country’s president said all Rohingya now staying in Bangladesh would…

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HRW errs on Bangladesh

July 13, 2012
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HRW errs on Bangladesh

 The confidence of most people in Bangladesh on the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has dwindled as the international rights watchdog apparently erred in preparing its latest report on Bangladesh, analysts said. Following publication of the report majority of the politically sensitive people in the country apparently could not support the New York-based HRW, which asked the Bangladesh authorities to suspend the…

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Businesses, officials hope political and media unity

July 5, 2012
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Bangladesh businesses are eager to see reconciliation among parties with different political ideologies and fraternity among different groups of journalists so that the country may go ahead with concerted efforts. Government officials are keen to see that the nation including the leaders of different political parties has unfettered trust on them and the journalists do…

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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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