Daily Archives: February 10, 2014

UPHOLD CONSTITUTION, DEMOCRACY -PM URGES ARMED FORCES AT CONFERENCE OF GENERALS

UPHOLD CONSTITUTION, DEMOCRACY – PM URGES ARMED FORCES AT CONFERENCE OF GENERALS Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presides over the generals’ conference 2014 at Dhaka Cantonment on Sunday. PID photo Country’s armed forces must remain vigilant and ready to face any … Continue reading

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IMPROVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE TO ATTRACT INVESTORS

IMPROVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE TO ATTRACT INVESTORS  Tribune Editorial Good corporate governance practices help improve access to capital We welcome moves by the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute and IFC to raise awareness of the importance of good corporate governance in attracting institutional … Continue reading

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BUILD KUAKATA INTO TOURISM HUB

BUILD KUAKATA INTO TOURISM HUB Hisham Bin Mustafa Businessmen and journalists yesterday urged the government to form Kuakata Authority, improve road links and make the Patuakhali airport operational to build Kuakata into a tourism hub. A 16-point memorandum was presented … Continue reading

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KHALEDA ZIA, THE TRAGIC PROTAGONIST

KHALEDA ZIA, THE TRAGIC PROTAGONIST     Photo- Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Abdul Hannan     A CRITICAL APPRECIATION THE OF PRE-ELECTION POLITICS The decline and fall of Khaleda Zia, the former two-time prime minister and the former leader of the opposition, has … Continue reading

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AGRO-BASED INDUSTRIES

AGRO-BASED INDUSTRIES Bangladesh enjoys a big comparative advantage compared to many other countries in producing and exporting a wide range of fruits and vegetables to the world’s markets where there is a huge and growing demand for the same. The … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH MOVING UP IN PROGRESS CHART

BANGLADESH MOVING UP IN PROGRESS CHART After assuming power, the Awami League-led grand alliance government pledged to implement different programmes for ensuring people’s welfare. At the end of its tenure, the government has been able to implement most of those … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TO BE A MODEL COUNTRY IN ICT SECTOR: ZUNAID AHMED PALAK

BANGLADESH TO BE A MODEL COUNTRY IN ICT SECTOR – ZUNAID AHMED PALAK State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Monday said Bangladesh will be a model country in the ICT sector as it is … Continue reading

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IT SECTOR WAITING TO BE THE NEXT GOLDEN GOOSE

IT SECTOR WAITING TO BE THE NEXT GOLDEN GOOSE M SHAMSHUL HAQUE In the backdrop of  less manpower export and other factors, the fast emergence of IT outsourcing activities in Bangladesh can help largely to offset these adverse developments The … Continue reading

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SORRY, KHALEDA

SORRY, KHALEDA DEATH FIGURES BLOWN OUT OF PROPORTION Shakhawat Liton and Rashidul Hasan In her last press conference, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia gave figures on the killing of BNP-led alliance leaders and activists between December 26 and January 27 this … Continue reading

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ULFA NOT ALONE

ULFA NOT ALONE  The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) was not the only rebel group from India’s northeast that was involved with the plan to bring in a huge consignment of weapons through Chittagong in April 2004, according to … Continue reading

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WHY MAMATA SHOULD HELP SHEIKH HASINA

WHY MAMATA SHOULD HELP SHEIKH HASINA (It is likely that Mamata…) As results of Bengal’s violent panchayat elections are counted, it is likely that Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress (TMC) will win a majority of the near-60,000 panchayats in the state. This is … Continue reading

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BUDDHA ATTACKS MAMATA ON TEESTA

BUDDHA ATTACKS MAMATA ON TEESTA Former communist chief minister of West Bengal, Buddhadev Bhattacharjee has attacked his successor Mamata Banerjee for opposing the Teesta river water sharing treaty with Bangladesh. Speaking to journalists after a CPI (M) state executive meeting … Continue reading

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MAMATA IS HELPING JAMAAT

MAMATA IS HELPING JAMAAT West Bengal’s Left Front Chairman Biman Bose has launched a flat-out attack against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying her party had ‘close rapport’ with the Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh. Addressing a huge protest rally at Kolkata’s Brigade … Continue reading

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NCCI ORGANIZES PANEL DISCUSSION ON BANGLADESH’S BUSINESS

NCCI ORGANIZES PANEL DISCUSSION ON BANGLADESH’S BUSINESS The Nordic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) and the Nordic Embassies in Bangladesh jointly organized a Panel Discussion on “Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh: Perspective of Nordic Businesses” on October 29 at … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ADVANCES IN CLIMATE RISK INDEX

BANGLADESH ADVANCES IN CLIMATE RISK INDEX Over 815 people were killed in 242 climate change events during 1993-2012 when the country faced a loss of over $1.8bn which is equivalent to a loss of 1.16% of the GDP. Even though … Continue reading

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SWISSÔTEL HOTELS & RESORTS TO ENTER BANGLADESH HOTEL MARKET

SWISSÔTEL HOTELS & RESORTS TO ENTER BANGLADESH HOTEL MARKET Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts to enter Bangladesh hotel market In addition to Swissôtel’s recently announced hotel projects in a growing number of dynamic markets such as China, India and Russia, Swissôtel … Continue reading

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CTH WORKING WITH BANGLADESH HIGH COMMISSION

CTH WORKING WITH BANGLADESH HIGH COMMISSION Bangladesh High Commissioner, Mohamed Mijarul Quayes met with CTH Head of Operations and Compliance, Sue Graham to develop working relationships and promote Bangladesh as an up and coming Tourist destination. The Bangladesh High Commissioner … Continue reading

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BEST WESTERN TO OPEN MORE HOTELS IN SOUTH ASIA

BEST WESTERN TO OPEN MORE HOTELS IN SOUTH ASIA Bangkok – Best Western International has identified the South Asian countries of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as key growth markets for its future expansion plan. Sri Lanka welcomed one million international visitors … Continue reading

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BEST WESTERN ARRIVES AT DHAKA AIRPORT

BEST WESTERN ARRIVES AT DHAKA AIRPORT Best Western has signed a new agreement that will see it open a new-build hotel located adjacent to Bangladesh’s main international air gateway, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. Glenn de Souza (second left), … Continue reading

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DIGITAL BANGLADESH AND ICT DEVELOPMENT

DIGITAL BANGLADESH AND ICT DEVELOPMENT ICT is the backbone of any digital initiative. ICT covers the vast area of information technology, communication technology and of course the telecommunication technology; categorically processing of information and ensuring connectivity.Again it is mentionable that … Continue reading

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