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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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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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1947: The Congress Party led India’s freedom movement and has held power for much of the nation’s history – led first for 17 years by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. A year before India’s independence, Mr. Nehru and his mentor, Mohandas K. Gandhi, attended a party meeting in Bombay, now known as Mumbai. Source: NYTimes

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Join us at the Kabob House in Hamtramck on Nov 6 – ALL DAY   Presidential Election Day this year arrives with a special significance for the Bangladeshi Americans.  Hamtramck—a city in one of the oldest democratic countries in the world, will now have its ballot in Bangla as well—a historic first, outside of Bangladesh […]

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Barack Obama was sworn in as president of the United States on the “audacity of hope” but four years on, the great orator – fuelled by such bold optimism and grand promises – appears to have been replaced by a very different man, says Andrew Marr. Who would have thought it? Who – left or […]

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Four Bangladeshi cattle traders were shot by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Agrovulot border under Benapole port early Sunday. The injured were identified as Amir Hossain, 25, son of Rabiul Islam, Sarif Hossain, 22, son of Abdul Kuddus, Raja Mia, 30, son of Abdul Ohab and Sawkat Ali, 34, son Akber Ali. They were […]

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Rebels in Syria say they have launched a major offensive to capture a key airbase in the north of the country. Video posted on the internet showed fighters attacking the Taftanaz base in an attempt to control a strategic zone between Syria’s two biggest cities, Aleppo and Damascus. The attack comes a day before a […]

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US President and his Republican challenger step up attacks in states likely to decide winner in Tuesday’s election. President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney have made late pitches in two political battlegrounds likely to decide the winner in next week’s closely fought election for the White House. In dueling campaign appearances on Friday in the […]

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