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Muslim votes 2012: A dilemma for both parties

President Barack Obama, for a while seemed to be running away with his re-election race perhaps until late last month. However Gov. Romney’s strong performance at his first debate with President Obama, on Oct. 3, shifted the momentum a bit for the race for the White House. At recent “Al Smith fundraising dinner,” President Obama […]

Menendez for the Bangladeshi community in NJ.    Paterson, New Jersey is home to the second largest Bangladeshi American population, after New York City. Festival celebrates Bangladeshi culture Sunday, July 1, 2012 Last updated: Sunday July 1, 2012, 8:56 AM The Bangladeshi population of North Jersey celebrated in summer festivals across the across the Metropolitan […]

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PreviousRamadan Festival Gives Paterson’s Emerging Bengali Community Another Chance to Celebrate Munni Salik Sunday, August 26, 2012 • 8:07am Content Options PATERSON, NJ – Westside Park came alive on Saturday with the aroma of spices, the sparkle of brightly-colored clothing and the sounds of foot-tapping music. The scene was part of the Ramadan Celebration hosted […]

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Rush Holt is a serious politician who voted against Iraq war when it was not popular to do so. He is one of the most trustworthy Congressman who will protect your interests including the interests of the minorities. You can talk to him and he listens and does things. Bangladeshi-Americans and the South Asian-Americans should […]

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Endorsed by Bangladesh Chronicle America’s first Muslim congressman Keith Ellison Tears Up At Hearing On Muslim-American ‘Radicalization’   WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim-American elected to Congress, broke into tears Thursday during a hearing investigating possible radicalization of Muslim-Americans, telling the House Homeland Security Committee the inquiry was “the very heart of […]

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Dhaka, Nov 5 (bdnews24.com) – Bangladesh on Monday formally joined the 52-nation Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) aimed at boosting cooperation among the Eurasian nations. The induction of Bangladesh happened with two other countries- Norway and Switzerland in a ceremony prior to launching of the 9th Summit of ASEM at Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Prime […]

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Dhaka, Nov 5 (bdnews24.com) — The newly-created Rangpur City Corporation goes to polls on Dec 20. The Election Commission announced the election schedule on Monday. Aspirants will have to file their nomination papers by Nov 18 for contesting the elections, in which Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used ‘partially’. The Rangpur City Corporation has […]

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International Crimes Tribunal-2 allowed six defence witnesses from a list of 965 witnesses to be testified for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, who is an accused of crimes against humanity, on Monday. The two-member tribunal headed by ATM Fazle Kabir directed the defence counsel to produce one among the six witnesses on November 11 to […]

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Airport Armed Police Battalion seizes 73 rare species of turtles from a luggage at Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Monday. Photo: SK Enam Security personnel and customs officials at Shahjalal International Airport on Monday seized 73 rare species turtles while those were being smuggled out through the airport. The officials also arrested three […]

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A long tailback has been created on Dhaka-Tangail highway as an army truck carrying a tank that plunged into a roadside ditch on Saturday. The photo is taken on Monday. Photo: STAR A 30-kilometre-long tailback has been created on the both ends of narrow Dhaka-Tangail highway Monday for the last two days due to the […]

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Jamaat and Shibir men go berserk, 100 hurt, many vehicles vandalised, 5 motorcycles torched, 100 teargas shells lobbed, traffic movement came to a halt in the areas Several motorcycles are torched in front of the Biman office at Motijheel in the capital during a pitch battle between Jamaat men and police on Monday afternoon. Photo: […]

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By JIM YARDLEY NEW DELHI – India’s governing party has no shortage of problems: a sinking economy, corruption scandals and a rising anti-incumbency mood among voters. But perhaps the greatest uncertainty facing the party, and to some degree all of India, is Rahul Gandhi, the anointed next-generation leader. For decades, the Indian National Congress Party […]

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