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RAW re-predicts doom of ruling party during next election in Bangladesh

by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury October 17, 2012 Indian intelligence agency – RAW, in its recent report has once again forecasted massive defeat of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League, during the 2014 general election in the country. It said, although Bangladesh Awami League, under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina has been exhibiting sincerity in strengthening […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton formally resigned Friday as America’s secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her shatter records for the number of countries visited. John Kerry was sworn in to replace her. In a letter sent to President Barack Obama shortly before she left the State Department for the last time in her official capacity, Clinton […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday alleged that the opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, is killing people under the guise of various plots at a time when the trial of war criminals is going on. “When they (BNP) were in power, they only resorted to corruption and killed people…they only know how to kill people. The […]

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After the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has also pulled out of the Padma bridge project, two days after the government retracted its request for funding to the World Bank. “As a co-financier, we are unable to continue our commitment under the current framework. Our policy requires the highest standard […]

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants attacked an army post in northwestern Pakistan with automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and suicide vests before dawn on Saturday, killing 23 people including 10 civilians, officials said. Twelve attackers were also reported killed in the assault. The raid followed a suicide bombing at a Shiite Muslim mosque elsewhere in the […]

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WTO chief Lamy talks to The Daily Star on prospects and challenges ahead Uday Sankar Das, from Chittagong Bangladesh is moving ahead rapidly showing cohesion in adjusting to various changes and demands, and has the potential to become an emerging economy, Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organisation, said yesterday. “Bangladesh achieved a huge reduction […]

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It is dangerous to demand exclusion of any political party on the basis that it did not want East Pakistan to be Bangladesh. In a war, opposing forces are the basic elements, else war won’t be required. After the war, the winners must accept that the war is over. The elements that are working to […]

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KOCHI: An organized sex racket, which has an extensive network in Bangladesh, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata, is operating in Ernakulam. Over a dozen girls have been brought from Bangladesh and illegally detained in various parts of the state. Police were able to collect these details when a Bangladeshi girl, who was rescued from such a […]

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The late aughts wreaked havoc on the Sundarbans, the location of the world’s largest mangrove forest and home to a dwindling number of endangered Bengal tigers. Situated along the India–Bangladesh border, the Sundarbans was hammered by Cyclone Sidr, in 2007, and then again by Cyclone Aida, in 2009, resulting in over thirty-five hundred deaths and the […]

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