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Jul 28 2008 পাকিস্তান

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Jul 27 2008 Zillur demands withdrawal of emergency

Staff reporter
Awami League (AL) acting president Zillur Rahman yesterday demanded immediate withdrawal of the state of emergency terming it unnecessary.He reiterated the demand while addressing an extended meeting of Awami Ainjibi Parishad at the Supreme Court Bar auditorium. He warned that AL would not only boycott the polls but also resist the participation of other [...]


Jul 27 2008 ভারত

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Jul 27 2008 Bangladesh HC Declares Contempt of Court Ordinance Invalid

Bangladesh High Court has declared the new contempt of court ordinance invalid. [Read more]


Jul 27 2008 Polls close in Cambodia, PM Hun Sen favoured to win

Polls closed in Cambodia on Sunday after eight hours of voting for general elections widely expected to extend Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 23-year grip on power. [Read more]


Jul 26 2008 Fertiliser crisis likely to hit Aman cultivation

Staff Reporter
Farmers have failed to prepare their Aman seedbeds due to the ongoing crisis of two types of fertiliser across the country.“Farmers have failed to collect MOP and TSP as per the requirement for preparing Aman seedbeds till yesterday,” an official of Agriculture Ministry told the New Nation.He added that the Ministry has been [...]


Jul 26 2008 বাংলাদেশ

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Jul 26 2008 Bangladesh Caretaker Government Considers Release of Detained Former PM Zia

In Bangladesh Adviser for Communications Maj Gen (Retd) Ghulam Quader said that the Caretaker Government is considering the release BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia.  [Read more]


Jul 26 2008 US Senate approves sweeping housing bill

The US Senate yesterday approved an elaborate housing rescue plan designed to help thousands of homeowners avert foreclosure and bolster mortgage finance giants that have struggled amid a volatile housing market. [Read more]


Jul 25 2008 Wife of lone witness to August 17 serial bombings killed

UNB, Satkhira
The wife of only witness to August 17, 2005 serial bombing here was killed by miscreants at Bakal Check-post in Sadar upazila Thursday night.The body of Hajera Bibi, 40, wife of Raushan Ali of Bakal Islampur village in local pourashava, was found hanging from a tree. Later, on information, police recovered the body at [...]