Daily Archives: September 3, 2014

STRONG BANGLADESH BAFFLES INDIA ….

IS BANGLADESH THE NEWEST ADDITION TO CHINA’S ‘STRING OF PEARLS’? – ANALYSIS AMITAVA MUKHERJEE There has been a subtle shift in Narendra Modi’s attitude towards Bangladesh. Although in his pre-election rallies Modi had threatened to drive out the Bangladeshi infiltrators, … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ROLE MODEL FOR POVERTY ELIMINATION

BANGLADESH ROLE MODEL: END POVERTY 2015 Since 1972, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been partnering with the people and communities of Bangladesh at various levels with significant contributions in reducing poverty, and the country’s vulnerability to climate change … Continue reading

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GAZA: THE ROLE OF BANGLADESH AS UNPO LEADER

GAZA: THE ROLE OF BANGLADESH AS UNPO LEADER The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organisation. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognised or occupied territories who have joined together to protect … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH WELL AHEAD OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN IN PEACE CATEGORY

BANGLADESH WELL AHEAD OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN IN PEACE CATEGORY According to 2014 Global Peace Index (GPI) released recently Bangladesh is well ahead of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan in terms of ‘state of peace’ in the South Asia. The report … Continue reading

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DHAKA TO WORK WITH ISLAND STATES

DHAKA TO WORK WITH ISLAND STATES Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Bangladesh is committed to work together with small, developing island states, the junior foreign minister has said. M Shahriar Alam on Tuesday said the endeavour was mainly for the sake of … Continue reading

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PEOPLE FIRST, FREE MARKET LATER: PM

PEOPLE FIRST, FREE MARKET LATER: PM Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said even though Bangladesh adheres to a free market ideology the government must rein in prices to meet the needs of the people. “We can have … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH PARLIAMENT PROTESTS AGAINST GAZA ATROCITIES

BANGLADESH PARLIAMENT PROTESTS AGAINST GAZA ATROCITIES Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Parliament has adopted an unanimous resolution condemning the Israeli atrocities on Palestinians in Gaza. The motion was adopted on Tuesday, on the second day of the third session of the 10th … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH PM CALLS FOR JOINT COUNTER-TERRORISM EFFORTS

BANGLADESH PM CALLS FOR JOINT COUNTER-TERRORISM EFFORTS Dhaka : Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday called for concerted efforts to fight global terrorism as she highlighted the risk posed by militant organisations sprouting up in several countries, a media report … Continue reading

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BLUE ECONOMY, OPPORTUNITY OF ENRICHMENT

BLUE ECONOMY, OPPORTUNITY OF ENRICHMENT DHIRAJ KUMAR NATH The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro on 20-22 June, 2012 focused on Green Economy and poverty eradication was considered as its key challenge. In Rio+20 blue … Continue reading

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‘BLUE ECONOMY’ BOON FOR BANGLADESH: PM

‘BLUE ECONOMY’ BOON FOR BANGLADESH: PM Sumon Mahbub,  bdnews24.com ‘Blue Economy’ is a concept that can significantly contribute to the socio-economic development of Bangladesh, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “Blue economy concept has ushered in a new horizon for economic … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH SEEKS ‘BAY OF BENGAL PARTNERSHIP’ FOR BLUE ECONOMY

BANGLADESH SEEKS ‘BAY OF BENGAL PARTNERSHIP’ FOR BLUE ECONOMY Bangladesh has sought ‘Bay of Bengal partnership’ for sustainable economic growth leveraging the blue ocean to its south. “Blue economy must be inclusive and people-centric,” the foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH EYES ‘BLUE ECONOMY’ FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

BANGLADESH EYES ‘BLUE ECONOMY’ FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH Dhaka is going to host an international workshop on ‘blue economy’ with experts and representatives from 20 countries. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will open the two-day workshop on Monday. This will be the … Continue reading

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EXPLORING HYDROCARBON IN BAY OF BENGAL

EXPLORING HYDROCARBON IN BAY OF BENGAL Bangladesh is expected to formulate a fresh production sharing contract (PSC) model to award offshore hydrocarbon blocks in the Bay of Bengal to the international oil companies (IOCs). Earlier, tenders for four rounds of … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLIC PULSE

UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLIC PULSE IFTI RASHID Given the public pulse, the BNP will have no choice but to go for a constructive engagement with the government instead of an agitation movement Last year, Bangladesh witnessed unprecedented violence and disorder in … Continue reading

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SAUDI ARABIA PLANS $6BLN MAKEOVER FOR SECOND HOLIEST SITE IN ISLAM

SAUDI ARABIA PLANS $6BLN MAKEOVER FOR SECOND HOLIEST SITE IN ISLAM A general view of the Prophet Mohammed Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Medina (AFP Photo / Mahmud Hams) A key Islamic heritage site in Saudi Arabia, which … Continue reading

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SAUDIS RISK NEW MUSLIM DIVISION WITH PROPOSAL TO MOVE MOHAMED’S TOMB

SAUDIS RISK NEW MUSLIM DIVISION WITH PROPOSAL TO MOVE MOHAMED’S TOMB ANDREW JOHNSON One of Islam’s most revered holy sites – the tomb of the Prophet Mohamed – could be destroyed and his body removed to an anonymous grave under … Continue reading

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SAUDIS CONSIDER DEMOLISHING PROPHET MOHAMMAD’S TOMB

SAUDIS CONSIDER DEMOLISHING PROPHET MOHAMMAD’S TOMB A controversial plan has emerged in Saudi Arabia to demolish the tomb of Islam’s Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and relocate his body to an anonymous grave, in a move sure to draw an angry response … Continue reading

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BREAD AND BUTTER ISSUES COUNT

BREAD AND BUTTER ISSUES COUNT  Tribune Editorial All parties should take note of the public’s desire for a prosperous and peaceful society Around three-quarters of people have expressed satisfaction with the economic performance of the government over the last six … Continue reading

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MOST PEOPLE SATISFIED WITH GOVERNMENT

MOST PEOPLE SATISFIED WITH GOVERNMENT Tribune Report Six months ago the majority wanted fresh election soon. In a dramatic turn of public opinion, three-fourths of the population are more or less happy with the performance of the current government led … Continue reading

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THE URANIUM CONSPIRACY

THE URANIUM CONSPIRACY TOWHEED FEROZE Gone are the days when the most talked-about swindle in town was the hurried sale of low-quality lungis Step into the murky world of Jason Bourne – not in some freezing, exotic European city, but … Continue reading

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