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Dhaka Trains During Eid

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Old Dhaka in Bangladesh

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Muhith for strong coal supply chain for energy security

23 September 2014

MoU inked with Malaysian firms for 1,320-MW plant In a bid to ensure the country’s future energy security, the government needs to establish a strong coal supply chain that can meet the country’s growing hunger for energy and will be affordable to all, finance minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhith said here yesterday. He was addressing […]

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Police to get authority to probe graft cases

23 September 2014

Inter-ministerial meeting today to finalise amendment to ACC Act The police are likely to get the authority to conduct inquiries into corruption cases under the draft amendment to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Act. This is to facilitate early disposal of the cases, as sought by the civil bureaucrats. Full News here – The Independent […]

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Writ seeks health tests for sacrificial animals

22 September 2014

A writ petition was filed with the High Court (HC) on Monday seeking its directive upon the government to appoint veterinary doctors in all cattle markets in Dhaka to examine health of the sacrificial animals. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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ACC to quiz Shajahan, Abbas over land allocation

22 September 2014

ACC to quiz Shajahan, Abbas over land allocation The ACC is now carrying out an inquiry against Alamgir Kabir and three National Housing Authority officials for their alleged involvement with allocating land to a journalists cooperative at a lower rate than the actual price, a competent source told … Full News here – Read more […]

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FF certificates of 4 secretaries cancelled

22 September 2014

The government has cancelled the certificates of freedom fighters of four secretaries as these were proved  false Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Shajahan Khan, Abbas to be quizzed Oct 12

22 September 2014

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) will quiz Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan and former Housing and Public Works Minister Mirza Abbas on October 12 next in connection with a 7-acre land in the city allocated for journalists during the previous BNP government. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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President signs 16th Amendment bill

22 September 2014

President Md Abdul Hamid has given his consent to the 16th Amendment bill, empowering the Parliament to sack Supreme Court judges. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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China team to discuss $9.0b loan issues in Dhaka today

22 September 2014

China team to discuss .0b loan issues in Dhaka today The breakdown: $ 1.0 billion for building a dual-gauge double-track railway bridge parallel to the existing Jamuna Bridge, $ 1.50 billion for an elevated chord line from Dhaka to Comilla, $ 3.93 billion for Ganges Barrage and $ 334 million funds for … Full News […]

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Khaleda’s graft cases deferred till Oct 13

22 September 2014

A Dhaka court today deferred till October 13 the recording of depositions in Zia  Charitable and Orphanage Trust graft cases. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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DSE, CSE up at opening on Monday

22 September 2014

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – witnessed positive trend in early hours of trading on Monday, the second trading day of the week, amidst hartal. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Sierra Leone reports 70 ebola deaths in 3 days

22 September 2014

Sierra Leone wrapped up its 72-hour shutdown yesterday, with authorities reporting that the action aimed at containing the Ebola epidemic had uncovered up to 70 dead bodies in and around the capital, reports AFP from Freetown. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Respect us as women off-screen: Deepika

22 September 2014

Deepika Padukone says she has an issue when people “propagate objectification of a real person and not a character being played” and wants them to “respect” artists as women off-screen, reports the  Deccan Herald. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Dhaka-KL to sign coal-fired power plant deal Monday

22 September 2014

Dhaka-KL to sign coal-fired power plant deal Monday Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur are finally set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up a 1320-MW coal-fired power plant in joint venture on Monday. As per the proposal, a consortium of Malaysian state-owned Tenega Nasional Berhad (TNB) … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Sierra Leone reports 70 ebola deaths in 3 days

22 September 2014

Sierra Leone wrapped up its 72-hour shutdown yesterday, with authorities reporting that the action aimed at containing the Ebola epidemic had uncovered up to 70 dead bodies in and around the capital, reports AFP from Freetown.Most of the west African country’s six million people were confined to their homes for a third straight day, with […]

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Countrywide BNP hartal today

22 September 2014

2nd phase of Jamaat strike ends peacefully The country faces another day of shutdown as the BNP-led 20-party alliance enforces a dawn-to-dusk hartal today to protest the latest constitutional amendment restoring parliament’s power to remove judges. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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