Daily Archives: May 30, 2015

MODI’S FORTHCOMING BANGLA VISIT – CONSOLIDATING RELATIONS AND A SUB-SAARC

MODI’S FORTHCOMING BANGLA VISIT – CONSOLIDATING RELATIONS AND A SUB-SAARC Bhaskar Roy Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to Bangladesh (June 6/7) is expected to be a game changer in relations among SAARC nations despite Pakistan’s efforts to be … Continue reading

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INDIA, BANGLADESH NEED TO DELIVER ON MUTUAL CONCERNS

INDIA, BANGLADESH NEED TO DELIVER ON MUTUAL CONCERNS Subir Bhaumik India’s senior diplomat Rajiv Sikri once described Bangladesh’s as “our most important neighbour”. For the foreign establishment in Delhi, that is often obsessed with Pakistan and China, this was a … Continue reading

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A LOT TO LEARN FROM BANGLADESH: CHINESE VICE PREMIER TELLS THE SPEAKER

A LOT TO LEARN FROM BANGLADESH: CHINESE VICE PREMIER TELLS THE SPEAKER Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com Chinese Vice Premier Lio Yandong has said China has a lot to learn from Bangladesh, especially in meeting economic and social sector challenges. She said, … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH PM SHEIKH HASINA ON FORBES’ LIST OF 100 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN THE WORLD

BANGLADESH PM SHEIKH HASINA ON FORBES’ LIST OF 100 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN THE WORLD Business magazine Forbes has put Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on a list of 100 most powerful women in the world this year. Hasina ranks … Continue reading

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WHY HAS THE US INVADED, OCCUPIED OR BOMBED 14 MUSLIM COUNTRIES IN 30 YEARS?

WHY HAS THE US INVADED, OCCUPIED OR BOMBED 14 MUSLIM COUNTRIES IN 30 YEARS? JEFF FAUX After the sacrifice of thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars, the region is now a cauldron of death and destruction. TO PLACATE … Continue reading

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US CREATED ISLAMIC STATE

US CREATED ISLAMIC STATE TO REDRAW THE MAP OF MIDDLE-EAST A senior commander of Iran’s Armed Forces accused the United States of creating the Islamic State as part of a strategic goal to redraw the map of the Middle East. … Continue reading

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US AND ALLIES HAVE CREATED A TRANSNATIONAL “ISLAMIST” TERRORIST NETWORK, HEAD OF RUSSIA’S MILITARY INTELLIGENCE (GRU)

US AND ALLIES HAVE CREATED A TRANSNATIONAL “ISLAMIST” TERRORIST NETWORK, HEAD OF RUSSIA’S MILITARY INTELLIGENCE (GRU) Posted below is the transcript of the speech of Colonel-General Igor Sergun, Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General Staff of … Continue reading

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US POLICY IN MIDDLE EAST DEMONSTRATES, HUBRIS DUPLICITY AND STATE SPONSORED TERRORISM

US POLICY IN MIDDLE EAST DEMONSTRATES, HUBRIS DUPLICITY AND STATE SPONSORED TERRORISM RODNEY MARTIN TEHRAN (FNA)- Recent conflicting statements coming from various US officials, whether they be from Defense Secretary Hagel regarding assistance from Turkey or the US State Department’s … Continue reading

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WESTERN DUPLICITY IN CONFRONTING TERRORISM IN BANGLADESH

WESTERN DUPLICITY IN CONFRONTING TERRORISM IN BANGLADESH ABDUL GAFFAR CHOUDHURY  ‘Pilot is burnt alive in IS cage’ -a news was published last Wednesday on 4th February in a London newspaper with this banner headline. The news was published along with … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AND ITS CONFUSION ON DEMOCRACY

BANGLADESH AND ITS CONFUSION ON DEMOCRACY ABDUL GAFFAR CHOWDHURY Everyone in Bangladesh claims that they need democracy. Even a party like Jamaat, which believes in theocracy, want to see democracy in Bangladesh. BNP joined the bandwagon too, despite having military … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH 6TH FASTEST IN REDUCING POVERTY IN THE WORLD

BANGLADESH 6TH FASTEST IN REDUCING POVERTY IN THE WORLD BANGLADESH POVERTY RATE HAS DROPPED TO 24.7% Parliament Correspondent, bdnews24.com The government says the poverty rate is declining while the average life expectancy rate is increasing in Bangladesh. At present the … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TO BEAT POVERTY BY 2021

BANGLADESH TO BEAT POVERTY BY 2021 Asif Showkat Kallol Bangladesh will achieve middle-income country status by 2021, according to the upcoming budget speech to be placed in parliament on June 4. Finance Ministry officials said the speech will contain a … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH MARCHING FAST TOWARDS MIDDLE INCOME NATION: SPEAKERS

BANGLADESH MARCHING FAST TOWARDS MIDDLE INCOME NATION: SPEAKERS Speakers at a post-rally discussion Thursday said Bangladesh has been marching fast towards a middle income nation following tremendous successes achieved by the government in every sector during the past six and … Continue reading

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BUDGET 2015-16: SONAR BANGLA & SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

BUDGET 2015-16: SONAR BANGLA & SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin The Finance Minister is going to place the Budget for the year 2015-16 before the Parliament on June 04, 2015. This budget marks a point of transition for the … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH PROMOTED PER CAPITA INCOME TO $1314

BANGLADESH PROMOTED PER CAPITA INCOME TO $1314  Dhaka: Now per capita income in Bangladesh is 1314. This’s for GDP growth 6.51 in 2014-15 fiscal year. The income has increased 124 US dollars from the last year. Thursday Planning Minister A … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH CLOSE TO MID-INCOME STATUS

BANGLADESH CLOSE TO MID-INCOME STATUS Md Fazlur Rahman Bangladesh is on the cusp of becoming a middle-income country as its per capita income rose to $1,314 this fiscal year, meeting the World Bank’s criteria. Bangladesh will be recognised as a … Continue reading

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A BABY BORN IN BANGLADESH IS MORE LIKELY TO SURVIVE THAN ONE BORN IN INDIA

A BABY BORN IN BANGLADESH IS MORE LIKELY TO SURVIVE THAN ONE BORN IN INDIA The reputation of Bangladesh is not the strongest in India. Despite our own issues, most Indians associate Bangladesh with various negative images ranging from extreme … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH 5TH FASTEST GROWING ECONOMY

BANGLADESH 5TH FASTEST GROWING ECONOMY According to CNN Money, in 2014 Nigeria’s economy grew by 7.1% and in 2015 it is expected to grow by another 7%. Other countries expected to enjoy some growth are China, Qatar, Iraq, Bangladesh, Philippines, … Continue reading

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THE LEGACY OF GENERAL ZIAUR RAHMAN

THE LEGACY OF GENERAL ZIAUR RAHMAN SYED BADRUL AHSAN Ziaur Rahman navigated his way into the history books in March 1971. Never mind that he made a faux pas when, in his first announcement of Bangladesh’s independence on March 27, … Continue reading

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STRATEGY AND TACTICS OF THE LIBERATION WAR

STRATEGY AND TACTICS OF THE LIBERATION WAR Air Vice Marshal (Retd.) A. K. Khandker Here we publish an excerpt from Air Vice Marshal ( Retd.) A. K. Khandker’s speech on the strategy and tactics of the Liberation War. Mr. Khandker … Continue reading

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