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Apr 28 2009 22 Suspected Militants, Mostly Women, Arrested in Bangladesh

Police in Bangladesh have arrested 22 suspected militants, nearly all of them women, in southern Barisal district. [Read more]


Apr 27 2009 Sher-e-Bangla’s anniversary of death today

BSS, Dhaka
The 47th death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Huq, a legendary politician of undivided Bengal, will be observed today. Fazlul Huq, popularly known as ‘Huq Saheb’ was the key national leader behind the emergence of Bengal. He was called Sher-e-Bangla (Tiger of Bengal) for his position in the politics of the undivided Bengal [...]


Apr 27 2009 নেপাল

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Apr 27 2009 BNP Holds Demonstrations in Bangladesh to Protest Government’s Notice to Former PM to Vacate Cantonment Residence

Bangladesh’s main opposition party staged countrywide demonstrations in protest against the government’s notice asking its leader, former PM Khaleda Zia to vacate her cantonment house in Dhaka. [Read more]


Apr 26 2009 US issues ‘prison abuse’ photos

BBC Online
The Pentagon is about to release “hundreds” of photographs showing the alleged abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan, US officials say.The alleged abuses by US personnel are said to relate to President George W Bush’s time in office.The photos are being made public in response to a Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by [...]


Apr 26 2009 পাকিস্তান

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Apr 26 2009 Professor Abul Barakat speaks on Bangladesh Government’s Stimulus Package

In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service Professor Abul Barakat analyzes the various aspects of this stimulus package and says that due importance have been given to agriculture and power sectors . [Read more]


Apr 25 2009 UN slaps sanctions on NKorean firms over missile

The United Nations slapped sanctions Friday on three North Korean firms accused of backing missile development, in the first concrete action against Pyongyang over its April 5 rocket launch. [Read more]


Apr 25 2009 Life insurers to provide coverage to wage earners

Life insurers would provide insurance coverage to Bangladeshi workers working abroad so that all eventualities including that of repatriation could be covered.It was decided at a meeting held at the office of Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) to discuss investment and utilisation of insurance fund particularly life fund, says a press release. BIA Life Sub-committee Convener [...]


Apr 25 2009 ভারত

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