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Grenade attack cases: Charges framed against Tarique, others

A Dhaka court on Sunday framed charges against BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman and 29 other new accused in the two cases filed in connection with the August 21 grenade attack on Awami League rally in the city in 2004. Clean can the and skin came SOME hair. Her shampoos my canadian pharmacy South think […]

U.S-India Relations in 2012

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        January 18, 2012 By Karl F. Inderfurth The Economist, in its recent issue “The World in 2012,” gave this thumbnail prediction for India in the New Year: “The Congress-led government is leaking support because of widespread corruption and a patchy economic record… Nevertheless, the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will […]

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The digital contents in the multimedia classroom seem to have emerged as a tool for the students to come out of memorising knowledge ending a more-than-a-century-old traditional teacher centred learning system, reports BSS. Under the newly introduced students’ participatory system to teach students using the digital contents, the students have been preparing their home task […]

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By: M Abul Kalam Azad Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the state minister for labour and employment to take action immediately to quell the ongoing labour unrest for a pay hike in Ashulia on the outskirts of the capital. There is no trade union in the garment sector so it is very difficult to […]

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By: Refayet Ullah Mirdha The apparel industry is in a double bind: continuous high inflation has led to a wage pressure and a gloomy global economy has left the garment owners in a tight financial situation. The garment workers had a pay hike less than two years ago, but they are already finding it hard […]

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A disturbing video that has now been accessed by the media including NDTV shows what appears to be a group of jawans beating up a young man ruthlessly near the Bangladesh border after he allegedly refused to give them a bribe. The victim is seen on the ground with his hands and feet tied as […]

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By: Barrister Nazir Ahmed Bangladesh became independent on 16 December 1971. After being released from the jail of Pakistan on 8 January 1972, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned via London to independent Bangladesh on 10 January 1972. The following day on 11 March 1972, in his capacity as the President of newly independent Peoples’ Republic of […]

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India cannot swap land with Bangladesh despite signing a protocol to that effect at the highest level between the two countries without amending the Constitution and enacting a law, a Division Bench of the Gauhati High Court said here last week. The verdict, given while a Division Bench comprising Chief Justice A K Goel and […]

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Standard Chartered Bank yesterday launched a new type of credit card — Visa Signature Card — to offer a host of superior travel and lifestyle benefits for the top-end consumers of Bangladesh. The card will mainly focus on providing attractive and exclusive travel, dining and lodging privileges, both locally and globally. Jim McCabe, the bank’s […]

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 Speaker Abdul Hamid in a ruling on Monday said High Court Judge AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik had violated the constitution by making derogatory remarks about the parliament and the Speaker. “I have doubt if any conscious people can utter such remarks a High Court judge [Justice Manik] made about the parliament and myself by violating […]

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By:  B.Raman There has been some understandable curiosity and puzzlement over a statement attributed to the Afghan Taliban which was disseminated on June 17,2012, through the Internet. 2. The statement, provided it is authentic, appeared to be a reaction to the recent visit of Mr.Leon Panetta, the US Defence Secretary, to India and Afghanistan. During […]

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