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Poverty, policy and Politics…

According to US census in 2011 Mississippi’s poverty rate was 22.6; New Mexico 21.5, Louisiana 20.4, Kentucky 19.1, South Carolina 18.9, Texas 18.5. All up from 2010. Funny thing is, it’s easy to say that President Obama’s policies are not…

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…

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…

Human rights & RAB: here comes the US

Five days after the US government expressed its concern over the involvement of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in extralegal killings and forced disappearances, US Ambassador to Dhaka Dan Mozena Tuesday revealed the US plan to form an internal inquiry cell…

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…

Muhammad Yunus & the Prothom Alo

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But how does a newspaper publish such a sentence that means that the Bangladesh government should have done in line with that advice! The Yunus affair is turning out to be a non-ending issue in Bangladesh; at least till the…