Daily Archives: March 2, 2014

PRESS ROUNDTABLE WITH DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY, BUREAU OF SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS

PRESS ROUNDTABLE ATUL KESHAPDEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY, BUREAU OF SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRSDEPUTY CHIEF OF MISSION JON DANILOWICZDHAKA, BANGLADESH Deputy Chief of Mission Danilowicz: First, apologies for our running behind schedule today. Atul had a chance to experience Dhaka traffic … Continue reading

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HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE !!!

Always it has been said that those who more suffer in the stupid and horrible wars are the innocent persons; the civilians who do not have any relation with the warlike clashes between two countries that look for his own … Continue reading

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DHAKA TRASHES US RIGHTS REPORT

DHAKA TERMS US REPORT BASELESS Dhaka: The US government report on Bangladesh’s human rights situation in 2013 is baseless and inaccurate, says State Minister for Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan. “The USA is a friendly country for us…it’s our development partner. … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH NEEDS TO UTILISE BIMSTEC SUMMIT: BMCCI LEADER

BANGLADESH NEEDS TO UTILISE BIMSTEC SUMMIT: BMCCI LEADER  The high potential of bilateral trade with Myanmar has remained untapped for many hurdles, such as lack of shipping and road connectivity Bangladesh-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Industry has opined that Bangladesh … Continue reading

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CLEARING THE BARNACLES IN BIMSTEC

CLEARING THE BARNACLES IN BIMSTEC Ashfaqur Rahman Sheikh Hasina will be on her first foreign trip after being elected for the third time as prime minister when she goes to Myanmar to attend the third Summit Meeting of Heads of … Continue reading

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BIMSTEC SUMMIT OPPORTUNITIES FOR BANGLADESH

BIMSTEC SUMMIT OPPORTUNITIES FOR BANGLADESH MAHMOOD HASAN The 3rd Bimstec Summit is being held at the Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw from March 1-4. The first summit was held in Bangkok in 2004 and the second in New Delhi in … Continue reading

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SAYEDEE ON MOON : POLICE YET TO FINISH PROBE

SAYEDEE ON MOON : POLICE YET TO FINISH PROBE  Hasibur Rahman Bilu, Bogra Police are yet to finish probe in the cases filed in connection with violence erupted following spread of the rumour A year has passed since the rumour … Continue reading

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MEMORIES TO CHERISH FOREVER

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INDIAN NAVY VALIDATES MILITARY SATELLITE’S NETWORK AT BAY

INDIAN NAVY VALIDATES MILITARY SATELLITE’S NETWORK AT BAY Tribune Report The exercise saw the western and eastern fleets amassing across the Bay for the intensive combat manoeuvres in all the three dimensions of “surface, air and underwater India’s first-ever dedicated … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH WANTS MORTAL REMAINS OF ITS LIBERATION WAR HEROES

BANGLADESH WANTS MORTAL REMAINS OF ITS LIBERATION WAR HEROES  Sikkim First Bureau To pay due respect to its Liberation War heroes, Bangladesh Government is making all efforts to transport back the mortal remains of Bangladesh martyrs who were buried in … Continue reading

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THE FIRST MARTYR OF THE LIBERATION WAR

THE FIRST MARTYR OF THE LIBERATION WAR Heroic boy Sangku Samajhder, 12, became the country’s first martyr (Shaheed) through sacrificing life on March 3 in 1971 while taking part in the massive non-cooperation movement rally in Rangpur city. The supreme … Continue reading

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ENTER BANGLADESH

ENTER BANGLADESH Potato seal used to issue permit in 1971 Staff Correspondent He received from freedom fighters for entering the country during the Liberation War in 1971. The seal used for giving him the visa was carved out of a … Continue reading

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REMAIN EVER READY TO PROTECT SOVEREIGNTY, PM ASKS AIR FORCE

REMAIN EVER READY TO PROTECT SOVEREIGNTY, PM ASKS AIR FORCE Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked members of the Bangladesh Air Force to remain always ready imbued with patriotism to safeguard the country’s independence and sovereignty. She gave the directive while … Continue reading

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AWAMI LEAGUE STRENGTHENS BANGLADESH’S DEFENSE CAPABILITY

DEFENCE PURCHASE GOVT’S PRIORITY The Awami League-led grand alliance government has so far procured military hardware worth Tk 15,104 crore as part of its initiative to modernise the armed forces and enhance defence capabilities. Procurement of another Tk 10,000 crore … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TO PROCURE 2 SUBMARINES BY 2015

BANGLADESH TO PROCURE 2 SUBMARINES BY 2015 By Mizan Rahman Bangladesh will procure two submarines for its navy to build it as a ‘three-dimensional’ force. Speaking at the commissioning of two new frigates into Bangladesh navy in Chittagong yesterday, Prime … Continue reading

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‘BANGLADESH FINALISES DEALS WITH CHINA FOR 2 SUBMARINES’

‘BANGLADESH FINALISES DEALS WITH CHINA FOR 2 SUBMARINES’ Bangladesh has finalised a deal to buy two submarines from China as part of its plans to develop a three-dimensional navy, according to a media report today. The two Ming-class submarines are … Continue reading

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PM: NAVY TO GET TWO SUBMARINES BY 2015

PM: NAVY TO GET TWO SUBMARINES BY 2015 Tribune Online Report Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said two submarines would be inducted in Bangladesh Navy by 2015 to build it as a “three dimensional” force, reports BSS. PM extends her … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH, PAKISTAN SET TO GET CHINESE SUBMARINES

BANGLADESH, PAKISTAN SET TO GET CHINESE SUBMARINES China has also signed an agreement with Pakistan to sell two Type 035G Ming-class diesel-electric submarines to Bangladesh  China will provide submarines to Bangladesh and Pakistan, Times of India reported on Saturday. India’s … Continue reading

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2 MODERN WARSHIPS COMMISSIONED

2 MODERN WARSHIPS COMMISSIONED Chittagong Bureau,  bdnews24.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday commissioned two modern warships – BNS Abu Bakar and BNS Ali Haider – procured from China as part of modernising the country’s naval force The two modern frigates … Continue reading

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US SPONSORING GLOBAL TERRORISM, RACISM

US LECTURING WORLD ON NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT WHILE SPONSORING TERRORISM By Daniel Johnson Los Angeles, March 3rd 1991. Five hate-filled rednecks in police uniforms surround a man like hungry pigs around a trough. The man is Rodney King, and he’s about … Continue reading

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