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Sep 30 2008 Dhaka seeks $554m IDB loan for power, energy projects

bdnews24.com, Dhaka
Bangladesh has sought a $554 million loan from the Islamic Development Bank for four separate power and energy projects. Finance and planning adviser AB Mirza Azizul Islam told reporters Monday that he handed the proposal to IDB president Ahmed Mohammad Ali in Jeddah the previous week. The adviser said $96 million was being sought [...]


Sep 30 2008 ভারত

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Sep 30 2008 Meet a Bengali Diaspora Writer in USA

Nahid Jamal Rinon is a professional physician but she takes keen interest in writing short stories in Bengali. In a small span of time, whenever she gets a little leisure, she devotes himself to this creative work. [Read more]


Sep 30 2008 Hizb ut-Tahrir leaders released on bail

The ten Hizb ut-Tahrir leaders, including four university teachers, who were arrested in Rajshahi two weeks back on suspicion of inciting anti-government activities and involvement in militancy were released on bail yesterday. [Read more]


Sep 29 2008 Setback for EC: HC de-lists delimitation of JS seats hearing

UNB, Dhaka
The High Court yesterday de-listed the scheduled hearing on a pending writ petition challenging the Election Commission’s gazette notification that recast the parliamentary constituencies under electoral reforms ahead of the national elections.It put the writ hearing on the backburner, apparently causing a setback to the Election Commission’s move for quick resolution of the dispute [...]


Sep 29 2008 বাংলাদেশ

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Sep 29 2008 Bangladesh Chief Adviser Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed Addresses UNGA

Chief Adviser of Bangladesh caretaker government Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed on Friday addressed the United Nations General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York. [Read more]


Sep 29 2008 30 Tigers killed in Lankan fighting

Tamil Tigers have suffered heavy losses in a major Sri Lankan government push into their northern fiefdom, with the latest clashes leaving 30 rebels dead, the defence ministry said yesterday. [Read more]


Sep 28 2008 Importance of economic zones stressed

Staff Reporter
Experts at a media briefing session yesterday emphasised the need for planned industrialisation instead of the present disorganised and haphazard manner and focused on the importance of Economic Zones and Special Economic Zones to accelerate the pace of industrialisation The IFC Bangladesh organised the presentation where IFC Investment Policy Analyst Mustafizul Hye Shakir defined [...]


Sep 28 2008 যুক্তরাজ্য

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