Daily Archives: March 4, 2014

HASINA DISCUSSES ROHINGYA ISSUE WITH THEIN SEIN

HASINA DISCUSSES ROHINGYA ISSUE WITH THEIN SEIN Sheikh Shahariar Zaman About half a million undocumented Rohingya refugees are residing in Bangladesh putting serious pressure on the country Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has discussed the Rohingya issue with Myanmar President Thein … Continue reading

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PM URGES MYANMAR FOR AMICABLE SOLUTION ON REFUGEE ISSUE

PM URGES MYANMAR FOR AMICABLE SOLUTION ON REFUGEE ISSUE Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called the Myanmar government for an “amicable solution” to bring back the Myanmar refugees from Bangladesh. She came up with the request during her bilateral talks … Continue reading

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THE MARCH UPRISING: CALM BEFORE THE STORM

THE MARCH UPRISING: CALM BEFORE THE STORM The country was in a jovial mood amidst the tension on 4th March 1971. The hartal that had been called, sine die, was relaxed for a couple of hours between 2:30 p.m. and … Continue reading

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BOOST FOR RURAL ELECTRICITY WELCOME

BOOST FOR RURAL ELECTRICITY WELCOME  Tribune Editorial The new funding will bring significant benefits to 25 million people The World Bank’s approval of $600 million in concessional financing for the Rural Electricity Transmission and Distribution Project is a timely boost … Continue reading

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US $600 MILLION TO IMPROVE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY IN RURAL BANGLADESH BENEFITTING 25 MILLION PEOPLE

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WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR BANGLADESH TO BECOME A MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY?

WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR BANGLADESH TO BECOME A MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY?  ZAHID HUSSAIN This is the fifth in a series of six posts about the recent report, Bangladesh: Towards Accelerated, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth. The previous post looked at the numbers behind … Continue reading

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EDUCATION QUALITY KEY TO BANGLADESH BECOMING MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY

EDUCATION QUALITY KEY TO BANGLADESH BECOMING MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY BANGLADESH COUNTRY ASSISTANCE STRATEGY PROGRESS REPORT  – WORLD BANK BOARD  Bangladesh needs to focus on high-quality learning, and strong foundational cognitive and behavioral skills from early childhood, says a new World Bank … Continue reading

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