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    A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries

    A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries By Max Fisher, Published: May 15, 2013 at 3:28 pm When two Swedish economists set out to examine whether economic freedom made people any more or less racist, they knew how they would gauge economic freedom...
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    Opportunities in Islamic securitisation in Bangladesh

    Opportunities in Islamic securitisation in Bangladesh Mohammad Sabed Sarwar In the 20th century, getting more success and establishing a strong position of Islamic finance against conventional banking was just a dream but in today's Muslim world that dream has, at least partly come true...
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    Visit of Indian PM and Bangladesh is loser again

    Visit of Indian PM and Bangladesh is loser again by Tashnuva Hussain August 15, 2011 Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will be arriving in Bangladesh in less than 20 days from now. West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is also included in the team of Dr. Singh. Indian...
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    The poisonous politics of Bangladesh

    The poisonous politics of Bangladesh Reversion to type Bangladesh’s economy is becoming ever healthier; its politics are heading in the opposite direction THE election of December 2008 seemed to mark a watershed for Bangladesh. In the fairest poll in the country’s four-decade history, the...
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    Ousted BNP man to Khaleda: Quit politics

    Ousted BNP man to Khaleda: Quit politics Dhaka, July 19 (bdnews24.com) — Ousted BNP leader Mohammad Akhtaruzzaman thinks it is time for party chairperson Khaleda Zia to quit politics as 'her thinking ability has weakened due to age'. Addressing a press conference at his residence in the...
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    Ties with Bangladesh

    Found this while searching for news to read regarding Bangladesh on Google News.. and found it relevant to this section of PDF. ------------------- Ties with Bangladesh It is good to know that Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has, in a meeting with Bangladesh’s High Commissioner...
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    Need for branding Bangladesh successfully

    Need for branding Bangladesh successfully It is an unfortunate reality in the case of Bangladesh that its positives do hardly receive any international attention and the negatives get precedence over everything else. Thus, it is commonly identified as a land of natural disaster and as a...
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    Bangladesh, a Safer Place for Mothers

    Bangladesh, a Safer Place for Mothers In Big Win for Health Community, Maternal Deaths Plunge 40 Percent in Decade For many couples that plan to start a family, the journey from pregnancy to birth is one of excitement, anticipation, and in many cases, fear. The first two emotions are...
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    Hasina wants Islam as Bangladesh state religion

    Hasina wants Islam as Bangladesh state religion Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League would like to retain Islam as the state religion but wants all religions to enjoy equal rights, Prime Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. In a reversal of a policy laid down by her...
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    'Bangladesh's a right to charge transit fee'

    'Bangladesh's a right to charge transit fee' Mon, Apr 25th, 2011 7:23 pm BdST Sheikh Shahariar Zaman Dhaka, Apr 25 (bdnews24.com) – Bangladesh has every right to demand a toll or usage fee for providing transit facility, says the foreign advisor to prime minister. In an interview with...
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    'Bangladesh may see Egypt-like uprising'

    'Bangladesh may see Egypt-like uprising' Dhaka, Feb 12 (bdnews24.com) — A senior BNP leader has warned the government that 'an Egypt-like uprising' may take place in Bangladesh. "The government's failure has created such a situation in the country that might trigger protests like Egypt,"...
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    Pak committed to strengthening trade interaction with Bangladesh: President

    Pak committed to strengthening trade interaction with Bangladesh: President President Asif Ali Zardari Monday said Pakistan greatly values its relations with Bangladesh; based on mutual respect, common religion, history and culture. "Our nations share the same aspirations and hopes, and it...
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    Ershad sees disaster

    Ershad sees disaster Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad said yesterday the country's politics is heading towards a disaster. "Not much time is left in hand. I appeal to the leadership of all parties in the in hands. I appeal to find out a way to overcome the disaster ahead after sitting...
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    Pakistan, China declare 2011 ‘Year of Friendship’

    Pakistan, China declare 2011 ‘Year of Friendship’ ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have declared 2011 as the ‘Year of Friendship’. The year also marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Both countries will celebrate the Friendship...
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    PM for enhanced ties with Bangladesh

    PM for enhanced ties with Bangladesh ISLAMABAD, Dec 23 (APP): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Thursday said Pakistan considers Bangladesh more a brother than a friend given the commonalities of religion, history and culture. He expressed his keen desire to build upon on the groundswell...
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    Hostages in Afghan: Pakistan to help

    Hostages in Afghan: Pakistan to help Dhaka, Dec 23 (bdnews24.com) -- Pakistan has assured that it will extend all possible cooperation to Bangladesh for the release of five Bangladeshi hostages in Afghanistan and their safe return to Dhaka. The assurance came when Bangladesh high...
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    WikiLeaks: Bangladesh

    Please post Bangladesh related WikiLeaks stories here: ---------- Post added at 06:42 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:42 PM ---------- WikiLeaks cables: US pushed for reopening of Bangladesh coal mine Ambassador urged country's energy adviser to approve plans, despite mine being closed...
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    Russia to broaden cooperation with Bangladesh: Putin

    Russia to broaden cooperation with Bangladesh: Putin St Petersburg: Russia will broaden in areas like military-technical, electric power and agricultural cooperation with Bangladesh, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said. "We have provided preferential tariffs on traditional commodities...
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    Rooppur nuke power plant, Padma Bridge top PM’s tour agenda

    Rooppur nuke power plant, Padma Bridge top PM’s tour agenda Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will embark on a three-nation tour on Sunday to Russia, Belgium and Japan with Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant and Padma Bridge on top of her agenda. According to official sources, the Prime Minister will...
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    Bangladesh: Politics of hate

    Bangladesh Politics of hate MORE than two years after the army aborted a dismal interregnum and released from jail the leaders of the country’s two rival political dynasties, the politics of hate and attrition grind away in Bangladesh. The thanks go mainly to the personal vendetta of the...

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