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Bangladesh is their ‘second country’, says Korean Investors Association chief

Korean investors consider Bangladesh to be their “second country”, according to the head of a Korean investors’ body Chairman of the Korean Investors Association in Bangladesh (KIAB), Leo Kim, stated this in a MoU signing ceremony at a Savar school on Tuesday. The KIAB is working to improve educational environments of the Gazirchat Primary School […]

Guwahati: In what may be a major step in tackling the age-old problem of immigrants in Assam, India and Bangladesh have started exploring modalities of a formal agreement to take back illegal immigrants, identified and asked for deportation by “competent legal authorities” of the respective countries. Disclosing that a formal agreement between the two countries […]

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Dhaka, Dec 9 (UNB) – Claiming Bangladesh women’s spectacular leadership in its current parliament, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Begum Rokeya would have been very happy to see that Bangladesh has been able to partially fulfill her dreamland ‘Naristhan’ (place for only women). “She had always dreamt of a land where there’ll be […]

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Abu Bakar Siddique The Sundarbans is now facing a major environmental disaster, after a vessel carrying over 350,000 litres of furnace oil capsized in Sela River, as spill particularly jeopardises a dolphin sanctuary, the local food chain and the entire local ecology. With various authorities, who neither have the experience nor the capability to handle […]

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by Jen Marlow Rubble. That’s been the one constant for the Awajah family for as long as I’ve known them. Four months ago, their home was demolished by the Israeli military — and it wasn’t the first time that Kamal, Wafaa, and their children had been through this.  For the last six years, the family […]

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NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Barrister Toby Cadman, a British lawyer, who has expertise in war crimes laws and served as a prosecutor in war crimes trial in Bosnia, expressed his concern that Bangladesh may continue to suffer from for a long time due to mistrust and division that has created over the […]

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WASHINGTON — The CIA’s use of torture failed to gain any intelligence on imminent terrorist threats, didn’t lead to any high-level terrorists — including Osama bin Laden — produced fabricated information and was far more brutal than the agency portrayed to policymakers and the public, according to a long-awaited Senate report released Tuesday. In a […]

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