Bangladesh customs seizes 170 gold bars

By Sheuli Akter DHAKA, Oct. 30 (NsNewsWire) — Just one day after seizing 146 gold bars, customs officials in Bangladesh’s main airport in capital Dhaka Wednesday morning again seized 24 gold bars weighing about 3 kilograms from an arriving passenger from Saudi Arabia, an official said. Nazma Zabin, assistant commissioner of the Customs Intelligence Department, […]

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Bangladesh politics focused on 2 moms, and 2 sons

By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press, DHAKA, Bangladesh—The future of Bangladesh depends on two men who don’t live there, both heirs apparent to the South Asian nation’s most powerful political dynasties. One is a technology consultant who lives in the U.S. with his American wife and young daughter. The other is reportedly studying for a law […]

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Bangladesh PM calls opposition for dialogue, withdrawal of 60-hour strike

DHAKA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) — Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasian and her arch rival Khaleda Zia held phone talks on Saturday, the first direct conversation between the two leaders of the South Asian country’s politics since January, 2009 when her cabinet took oath of office. They held talks to pave the way for dialogue between […]

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Bangladesh opposition calls three-day hartal, violence leaves 3 dead

DHAKA, Oct. 25 (nsnewswire) — Ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia party has  called a three-day nationwide dawn-to-dusk  non-stop strike form Sunday morning to press home its demand for restoration of a non-party caretaker government system to oversee the national elections slated for early 2014. Khaleda Zia, main opposition party chief, announced the strike at a grand rally in capital Dhaka Friday evening,  slapping […]

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Yunus Addresses 13th Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

DHAKA, Oct. 22 (Yunus Center Press Release) — The 13th Annual Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates that opened on 21 October 2013, is held for the first time in Eastern Europe. “Stand in Solidarity for Peace – Time to Act” is the official motto of the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. The […]

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নির্বাচনকালীন সরকারের পাল্টা প্রস্তাব খালেদার

বিসমিল্লাহির রাহমানির রাহিম প্রিয় সাংবাদিক বন্ধুগণ, আসসালামু আলাইকুম। জাতীয় জীবনের এই ক্রান্তিকালে আমি আপনাদের মাধ্যমে প্রিয় দেশবাসীর উদ্দেশে কিছু কথা বলতে চাই। আজ এমন এক সময়, যখন আমাদেরকে ঠিক করতে হবে, আমরা তারা গণতন্ত্র নাকি স্বৈরশাসনকে বেছে নেবো। দেশের অবস্থা সম্পর্কে আপনারা জানেন। গত কয়েক বছরে একের পর এক ঘটে গেছে নানান মর্মান্তিক ঘটনা। রানা প্লাজা […]

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Bangladesh opposition discards PM’s polls-time gov’t proposal, tables new formula

DHAKA, Oct. 21 (nsnewsire) — Bangladesh’s main opposition party chief discarded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s all-party interim government proposal and tabled a new formula for polls-time  administration.    “She has blocked the road to credible elections and created the way to deprive the voting rights of the people,” Chairperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Khaleda […]

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