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Front Pagearrow JMB leaders may not be executed in govt tenure
An uncertainty suddenly raised its head regarding the executions of seven condemned militants of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh, as the government yesterday said it has no intention of executing thembefore
 arrow AL toys with Mahmudul Amin as acceptable chief
In case of a dialogue on the electoral reforms taking place, the 14-party opposition combine might propose the name of former chief justice Mahmudul Amin Chowdhury as the chief of the next caretaker government.
 arrow Scheme ignored despite high marks in review
A project to phase in waterways around the capital has once again been deferred at a recent Ecnec meeting while a government evaluation report had strongly recommended the work to solve the persistent
 arrow Niko rejects govt claim, asks for int'l arbitration
Rejecting the government's demand for compensation for losses from the Tengratila blowout, Canadian company Niko Resources last month formally asked the government to settle the issue through an international
 arrow JS passes labour bill amid AL walkout
The parliament yesterday passed Bangladesh Labour Bill 2006 amid strong protest from the main opposition Awami League (AL) followed by an AL walkout led by its leader Sheikh Hasina.
 arrow British envoy sees ruling, opposition parties easing up
British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury yesterday expressed his hope that all political parties will reach a consensus on the reforms issue to ensure free and fair general elections.
 arrow First day of Ramadan

 arrow Commuters suffer as gridlock chokes city
The capital yesterday experienced a daylong traffic jam stretching from almost its one end to the other and creating chaos on all the major thoroughfares as commuters suffered badly on the third day of
 arrow Opposition grills govt in JS over power crisis
The opposition lawmakers in parliament yesterday blasted the government for acute electricity crisis across the country and said the people will suffer even more in the Ramadan due to the worsening power
 arrow Bhuiyan calls Jalil to fix date for talks
BNP Secretary General Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan said he made two phone calls to Awami League (AL) General Secretary Abdul Jalil and he would make the third if necessary for holding the secretary general-level
 arrow Sunny, 4 other JMB militants jailed for 11yrs
A Dhaka court yesterday sentenced Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) military commander Ataur Rahman Sunny and four others to 11 years' rigorous imprisonment and acquitted one in an August 17 bombblast
 arrow PM goes to Saudi Arabia Oct 12
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia is likely to go to Saudi Arabia on October 12 on a 10-day visit, which will be her last visit abroad before handing over power to a caretaker government.
 arrow 3 outlaws killed in 'shootouts'
Three members of the outlawed Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP) were killed in 'encounters' with the law enforcement agencies in Pabna and Chuadanga yesterday.
 arrow Customs seizes goods imported under false declaration
Customs officials seized motor vehicle spare parts and photocopier machines worth Tk 75 lakh from Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Kamalapur yesterday as those were imported under false declaration.
 arrow 70 killed in major Lanka sea battle
Sri Lanka's navy attacked a flotilla of Tamil Tiger boats off the island's north-eastern coast early yesterday, sinking at least nine rebel craft and killing 70 rebels, the defence ministry said.
 arrow 6 more bodies picked in Bay
Six more unidentified bodies were recovered at Patuakhali yesterday raising the storm death toll to 97 while Bangladesh Coastguard said they have given up hope of finding the missing Bangladesh Navy officer
 arrow Court orders judicial enquiry
A Dhaka court yesterday ordered judicial inquiry after two Jubo Mahila League leaders filed separate criminal cases against the inspector general of police (IGP) and some 715 police personnel for attacking
 arrow Mobile court...

 arrow Govt unleashing repression on minority people
Opposition Chief Whip Abdus Shahid yesterday accused the government of unleashing attack and repression on the minority people to instil fear among them so that they do not cast votes in the next general
 arrow Saifur 'fed up' with donors' allegations about graft
Finance Minister M Saifur Rahman yesterday asked the donors not to interfere in the internal affairs of Bangladesh.
 arrow Cops suspect professional criminals
Prof Aftab Ahmed might have been shot by professional hired guns.
 arrow Pope assures Muslims of respect, dialogue
Pope Benedict assured Muslims yesterday that he respected them and was committed to dialogue, in an unprecedented encounter to defuse anger at his use of quotes saying their faith was spread by the sword.
 arrow Junta threatens to freeze Thaksin assets
The head of Thailand's new junta-appointed anti-corruption panel threatened yesterday to confiscate the assets of overthrown premier Thaksin Shinawatra if he tried to move them overseas.
 arrow Musharraf rejects coup rumours as 'absolute nonsense'
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf yesterdayrejected rumours of a coup which were sparked by a nationwide blackout and further fuelled by a medical check-up that he underwent in the United States.
Businessarrow Govt, owners criticised for indecision
Government as well as garments owners were once again harshly criticised for their reluctance in settling the issue of an acceptable minimum wage for the workers of the country's main forex earner sector.
 arrow GMG flies to 3 new int'l destinations from Oct 20
GMG Airlines is set to increase its international presence, as the flights of the private airline go to Delhi, Kathmandu and Bangkok from October 20.
 arrow Russian firm eyes electricity exports to Pakistan
A Russian company is in talks to supply electricity to Pakistan over a 30-year period in a deal worth up to 90 billion dollars (70 billion euros), business daily Kommersant reported Monday.
 arrow India, Japan sign pact to boost trade cooperation
Business leaders from India and Japan Monday signed a symbolic agreement to enhance economic cooperation and remove trade and investment barriers between two of Asia's largest economies.
 arrow Iran takes US bank sanction to IMF
Iran said Monday it has lodged a complaint with the International Monetary Fund after the United States blacklisted one of its leading banks for allegedly transferring funds to militant groups.
 arrow Private airline in Myanmar to fly China's Kunming in December
Myanmar's private airline, Air Bagan, will fly China's Kunming in December as its first international flight, the airline announced yesterday.
 arrow SEC fines Ctg Vegetable Oil high-ups
Six high officials of Chittagong Vegetable Oil Industries Limited have been fined Tk 100,000 each for breaking securities rules as they failed to furnish proper information to the stock-market watchdog.
 arrow Modalities for S'pore-India economic zone project discussed
Modalities for implementation of Singapore-India Economic Zone (SIEZ) project and the overall economic partnership between the two countries came up for detailed discussions at a high-level meeting here.
 arrow Raffle draw of FBCCI SME fair held
A raffle draw of the Small and Medium Enterprises Fair-2006 organised by the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) was held Sunday in the federation's conference room here.
 arrow IDCOL declares 10pc dividend
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has declared a 10 percent dividend for the fiscal year 2005-2006.
 arrow Oil prices fall below $60
Oil prices fell back below 60 dollars in Asian trade Monday to their lowest level in six months, before regaining some ground, partly on easing concerns over Iran's nuclear program, dealers said.
 arrow C'wealth Business Council adviser for Bangladesh
M Shoeb Chowdhury, a promising business personality specialising in ICT industry, has been appointed Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) adviser for Bangladesh, says a press release.
 arrow EU to dismantle shipping price-fixing system
The European Union announced Monday that it will outlaw a system dating back to the 1870s which has allowed shipping companies to fix freight rates in exchange for ensuring regular services.
 arrow Dollar stable
The dollar steadied against the euro and yen after recent weakness and before the release of keenly-watched US housing data. The euro dipped to 1.
Sportsarrow Hockey: MSC, Mariners in last four
Mohammedan Sporting Club and Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club completed the semifinal lineup in the Shah Sports Club Cup hockey tournament with contrasting victories in Group B yesterday.
 arrow Hockey, football finally in for Asian Games
The confusion over participation of football and hockey was finally over as Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) yesterday sent the entries of 12 disciplines for the coming Asian Games to be held in Doha
 arrow Cricket: Zia atop alone
Grand Master Ziaur Rahman won the fourth round board against International Master Abdullah Al Rakib to take solo lead in the University of Greenwich FIDE Rating Chess Tournament yesterday.
 arrow PM to open NSC Tower today
Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia will formally inaugurate the newly built 20-storied National Sports Council (NSC) Tower in the city today.
 arrow Cricket: Inzy, ICC gearing up
Having received a warning from Malcolm Speed, the International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive, for making public statements on The Oval matter, Pakistan captain Inzamamul Haq was understandably
 arrow Tennis: Hingis claims Kolkata Open
Top seed Martina Hingis of Switzerland bagged the Kolkata Open title with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over unseeded Russian Olga Poutchkova in the final here on Sunday.
 arrow Cricket: Best yet to come: Ricky
Australian captain Ricky Ponting believes his side have yet to peak despite winning the DLF Cup tri-series, and warns they will be hard to beat at the Champions Trophy.
 arrow Cricket: England must be bold to retain Ashes: Chappell
England must make bold selections and play positive cricket if they want to retain the Ashes, former Australia captain Ian Chappell said on Monday.
 arrow Cricket: ICC set to get tougher on racism
The International Cricket Council (ICC) was to consider beefing up its anti-racism code at a two-day meeting concluding in Dubai on Monday.
 arrow Cricket: Let bygones be bygones
He wasn't seething with rage, but the customs officer at Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados felt it was necessary to highlight the common train of thought running through the Caribbean cricketing
 arrow Tennis: Russian-Argentine Davis Cup finale
Russia will face Argentina in the 2006 Davis Cup final after Dmitry Tursunov overcame Andy Roddick in a marathon fourth rubber as the hosts won 3-2 against the United States in Moscow Sunday.
 arrow Football: Nantes stop Marseille
Strugglers Nantes showed some pride by beating in-form Olympique Marseille 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday despite playing the last 25 minutes with 10 men.
 arrow Badmintorn: Sino couple does it again
Lin Dan and Xie Xingfang made sure that there can be another romantic celebration by winning the World Badminton Championships singles titles within a couple of hours of each other at the Palacio de deportes
 arrow Football: Inter clinch 7-goal thriller
Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini admitted his tinkering allowed Chievo to score three times in the last 20 minutes and almost snatch a point in his side's 4-3 win on Sunday that took them top of Serie
 arrow Football: Portuguese challenge for English giants
Portuguese clubs Benfica and Porto will try to put a dent in Manchester United and Arsenal's hopes of reaching the second round of the Champions League on Tuesday.
 arrow Football: All square at Nou Camp
Reigning double Spanish champions Barcelona returned to the top of Primera Liga on Sunday despite being held to a 1-1 draw at the Nou Camp by Valencia.
 arrow Cricket: Ganguly likely for Challenger Trophy squad
Sourav Ganguly and Test specialists Anil Kumble and Venkatasai Laxman are expected to be named in one of the three squads to be selected here on Tuesday for the Challenger Trophy limited-overs tournament.
 arrow Cricket: Rahul needs to call the shots, says Ravi
Ravi Shastri, the former Indian all-rounder-turned-commentator, has stated that Rahul Dravid needed to assert himself more as captain of the team.
 arrow Cricket: Indian cricket going global
Indian domestic cricket will be broadcast around the world for the first time from next weekend, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Monday.
 arrow Cricket: India, Pakistan champions to clash
The national champions of Pakistan will play a four-day challenge match against their Indian counterparts from September 27 to 30, a Pakistan Cricket Board official said on Monday.
 arrow Tennis: China Open goes to Kuznetsova
Svetlana Kuznetsova won the concluding eight games after a rain interruption to lift her fourth career title in Asia on Sunday at the China Open.
 arrow Football: Terry set for Bulgaria trip
Chelsea captain John Terry is set to travel to to Bulgaria on Monday, although suffering from back problems, for their Champions League match with Levski Sofia.
 arrow Football: Freak injury derails player
Shenyang Ginde player Liu Jianye will miss the rest of the domestic Chinese Super League season after suffering a split scrotum during a club match, local media reported on Monday.
 arrow Football: Cottbus hold Nuremberg
FC Nuremberg missed the chance to nudge neighbours Bayern Munich from the Bundesliga summit on Sunday after a 1-1 draw with promoted Energie Cottbus.
 arrow Football: Cahill saves Everton's blushes
David Moyes paid tribute to Tim Cahill, describing him as the complete midfielder after the Australian's goal maintained Everton's unbeaten start to the Premiership season.
 arrow Football: Dario Silva in intensive care
Former Uruguay striker Dario Silva was in intensive care and in danger of having his lower right leg amputated after a car crash on Sunday, a hospital official said.
 arrow Football: Rui Costa out of United clash
Benfica playmaker Rui Costa will not play in Wednesday's Champions League match against Danish champions FC Copenhagen due to a thigh injury, the Portuguese team said.
 arrow Football: Rodriguez realistic
Argentina forward Maxi Rodriguez refused to be carried away by Atletico Madrid's dramatic late win over Sevilla in the Primera Liga.
Metropolitanarrow Cabinet okays proposal
The Cabinet yesterday approved a proposal for signing 'The Protocol on Preferential Tariff Scheme (PRETAS)' meant for facilitating enhanced trade among the OIC nations.
 arrow BCL high-ups take move to save attackers
Instead of taking any organisational actions against 12 leaders who beat up journalists on Dhaka University (DU) campus recently, the high-ups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of the main
 arrow Civil society members urged to help strengthen democracy
Speakers at an Election Olympiad here yesterday called on the civil society members to come forward unitedly to strengthen democracy and make the country prosperous.
 arrow PM takes iftar with orphans, physically challenged children
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia took iftar, on the first day of Ramadan fasting, with the orphans, physically challenged children and Alem-Ulema.
 arrow PM inaugurates Archeological Bhaban
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia yesterday formally inaugurated the newly constructed 10-story Archeological Bhaban at Agargaon in the capital.
 arrow Demand for Tk 3000 as minimum wage reiterated
Different garment workers organisations yesterday rejected fixing of minimum wage at Tk 1604 and reiterated their demand for Tk 3000.
 arrow AL sends protest letter to information minister
The main opposition Awami League sent a letter to the information minister yesterday protesting a 'controversial' documentary entitled 'Bangladesh, Amar Bangladesh' broadcast on the state-run BTV recently.
 arrow Duja submits memo to Babar
Dhaka University Journalists' Association (Duja) yesterday submitted a memorandum to State Minister for Home Lutfuzzaman Babar demanding punishment to the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists, who
 arrow Call to repeal Labour Law
Different organisations yesterday threatened to go for tougher agitation if Bangladesh Labour Law 2006 is not repealed immediately.
 arrow Asian Women University Bill passed in JS
A new bill with provision for setting up the much-awaited Asian University for Women was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad yesterday.
 arrow Bridge named after Saifur
The bridge constructed on the Dholai river in Companyganj upazila of Sylhet has been named after Finance and Planning Minister M Saifur Rahman as "M Saifur Rahman Bridge.
 arrow Bangladeshi made chief of staff in UNIIIC in Lebanon
Humayun Kabir, a Bangladeshi, has been appointed as the chief of staff in the United Nations Independent International Investigation Commission in Lebanon (UNIIIC), says a press release.
 arrow Dr Iqbal gets regular bail
Former Awami League lawmaker Dr HBM Iqbal, accused in a case of vandalism during the September 10 hartal enforced by 14-party opposition combine, gets regular bail from the High Court yesterday.
 arrow RU employee found dead
The police recovered the body of an employee of Rajshahi University (RU) near the university railway station. The dead was identified as Ali Hossain, a peon of the central library.
 arrow Admin Tribunals (Amend) Bill finalised
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry yesterday gave its final report on the proposed "Administrative Tribunals (Second Amendment) Bill, 2006".
 arrow Book on media launched
Publication ceremony of a book entitled 'Communication in Bangladesh: Media Responses and Campaign Strategy' by Prof Dr Golam Rahman was held at RC Majumdar Auditorium of Dhaka University (DU) recently.
 arrow 20 injured as AL, BNP clash in Natore
Awami League and BNP activists on Sunday clashed over site of a market at Bishnupur village in Kalia upazila leaving 20 people injured, two in bullet.
Nationalarrow Alliance ticket likely to prove elusive for Amini
The rift between BNP and IOJ has widened in Brahmanbaria-2 constituency as both Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan and Mufti Fazlul Haque Amini MP are contenders for alliance ticket in the coming election.
 arrow Sust stalemate set to drag on
The deadlock at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Sust) seems set to continue for a month or more barring any dramatic development in a day or two as Ramadan and Durga Puja vacations begin
 arrow BNP men vow to resist party MP in Bajitpur
A tense situation is prevailing at Bajitpur upazila headquarters following a series of clashes between rival BNP factions in last six days, damaging each other's party offices and vandalising meetingvenues.
 arrow BSF yet to return three abducted from border
The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) is yet to return the three Bangladeshis including an indigenous man allegedly abducted by its personnel from Samaschura and Nakshi border areas in Nalitabari upazila
 arrow Do not nominate corrupt people
Speakers at a discussion meeting yesterday stressed the need for building a social movement to curb corruption, which is hindering development of the country.
 arrow Indian arrested with bombs in Meherpur
Police arrested an Indian national with four bombs from a house in Meherpur Sadar upazila Sunday night.
Point-Counterpointarrow Old Dhaka's tenement houses
Housing problem in the urban areas of Bangladesh stems from the dynamic rate of population growth and the extreme scarcity of public and private resources in the housing sector.
 arrow The wages of cooperation in the War on Terror
Last May, the US authorities hailed what they described as a major victory in the War on Terror: the conviction of 23-year old Shahawar Matin Siraj, a radical Muslim who had plotted to bomb a busy subway
 arrow Tyranny
If one could write a narrative of the nation now in one sentence, it would be this: the worst governance in the history of the country.
 arrow Apology accepted
On September 12, Pope Benedict XVI delivered a scholarly address at Regensburg University, Germany, in which he said that violence in the name of religion is contrary to God's nature and reason; therefore,
 arrow Holy Ramadan
Ramadan, the ninth lunar month of the Islamic calendar, has great and unique importance.
Culturearrow Exuberant images by Kamaluddin
Kamaluddin Talukder, whose solo exhibition is on at the Alliance Francaise, is an artist who is differently-abled.
 arrow Indigenous cultural programme in Rangamati
Rangamati Hill District Council (RHDC) recently organised a cultural evening to honour the visiting ambassador of the Union of Myanmar, Thane Myint at the local Tribal Culture Institute (TCI) auditorium.
 arrow A music video on Grameen Microcredit
Los Angeles based 'The Green Children Foundation' is making a music video on Grameen Microcredit, says a press release. For the music video, a group from the foundation recently travelled to Dhaka.
 arrow Docudrama 'Ontoraler Kotha' on gender violence
To generate awareness among the masses and to minimise violence against women (VAW), and highlight issues such as child rights and reduction of poverty, United Network Limited (UNL) had earlier produced
Generalarrow Armitage denies threat to bomb Pakistan
Former US deputy secretary of state Richard Armitage admitted yesterday having "a very strong conversation" with Pakistan's intelligence chief after the September 11 attacks but denied threatening tobomb
 arrow Shanghai's CP chief sacked in corruption scandal
China announced yesterday the sacking of Shanghai's top Communist Party leader on major corruption charges, with the move also widely seen as part of a power play by President Hu Jintao.
 arrow Tk 128.25 cr German grant for dev of rural market
Germany will provide Bangladesh with Tk 128.25 crore as grant for development of rural markets in the regions of Dhaka, Rajshahi and Chittagong under the Second Rural Infrastructure Improvement Project.
 arrow Extortionists tried to kill timber trader for refusal to pay toll
A gang of assailants shot Dilip Pal, a timber trader, in his shop at Farashganj in old part of the city on Sunday in a bid to kill him because he refused to pay them toll.
 arrow One murdered in city
Police recovered body of a man from a ditch near Turag Housing Complex at Mohammadpur in the city last night.
 arrow Woman cop killed in grenade attack in Kashmir
A policewoman was killed and three female officers wounded on Monday when suspected Islamic rebels lobbed a grenade at their jeep in India's part of Kashmir, police said.
 arrow RU students stage 2-hour sit-in to realise 7-pt demand
Students of four departments under agriculture faculty of Rajshahi University (RU) yesterday staged a two-hour sit-in programme in front of the administrative building on the campus to press home their
 arrow Kidnapped contractor rescued in Khagrachhari, 8 arrested
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) rescued a contractor of local government engineering department (LGED) and arrested eight alleged abductors from a remote hilly forest of Laxmichhari in Khagrachhari
 arrow Withdraw price hike of admission form
Chittagong University (CU) unit of Progotishil Chhatra Jote yesterday submitted a memorandum to the vice-chancellor demanding immediate withdrawal of the increased price of admission form.
 arrow CU student missing
A student of Chittagong University (CU) has been missing since Saturday.
 arrow Pak HC gifts for ENT cancer hospital
High Commissioner of Pakistan to Bangladesh Alamgir Babar yesterday presented an ambulance to the National ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Foundation here.
Internationalarrow Howard's 'no' to India's plea for uranium
Australia will not sell uranium to nuclear-armed India for the moment, Prime Minister John Howard said yesterday, as India reportedly pressed for a change in Canberra's policy.
 arrow Brown to tow Blair¿s line if chosen as next PM
Finance minister Gordon Brown yesterday put Britain's battle against terrorism and capacity to compete in a global economy at the heart of his drive to become the next prime minister.
 arrow Nakagawa picked to lead Japan's ruling party
Hidenao Nakagawa, who was picked yesterday for a top post in Japan's ruling party, is a committed free-market economist who survived a politically bruising sex scandal.
 arrow History will prove me right on Asia ties: Koizumi
Japan's outgoing Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, whose five-year tenure was marked by sour relations with neighboring countries, said yesterday that history would prove him right.
 arrow Top women's affairs official shot dead in Afghanistan
Two gunmen on motorbikes shot dead yesterday the top women's affairs official for Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar as she was going to work, officials said.
 arrow Saddam thrown out of court again
The newly-appointed judge in Saddam Hussein's genocide trial threw Iraq's former leader out of court yesterday, imposing his authority on a legal process marred by political controversy.
 arrow Indian student killed in Saint Petersburg
An Indian medical student has died in the latest in a series of attacks on foreigners in Saint Petersburg, law enforcement officials said yesterday, following a rise in ethnic tensions across Russia.
 arrow Crashed copter found in Nepal, no survivors
A search team has found the wreckage of a helicopter that disappeared in Nepal at the weekend and all 24 people on board, including a government minister, are believed dead, officials yesterday
Editorialarrow Editorial: The ordeal of a water-logged city
Why the city roads go under knee-deep water even after a moderate rainfall remains an annoying question in the minds of the citizens.
 arrow Editorial: Manpower export to Malaysia
We heaved a sigh of relief to learn that the Malaysian government had lifted the decade-old embargo on manpower export from Bangladesh.
 arrow When the price pinches
Last week in this column, we warned about the upcoming volatility in the international rice market.
 arrow The brotherhood of retired bureaucrats
Last weekend over a dinner table in my house, several friends were exchanging their views on many current issues that have plagued the country for many years now.
 arrow We want to believe the prime minister
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's call for a dialogue between the secretaries general of BNP and Awami League in a public meeting held at Brahmanbaria last Thursday to break the stand-off between the ruling
Letters to Editorarrow Ramadan and its significance
The perils engulfing the Muslim communities all over the world are mainly due to their internal problems, such as lack of self-restraint and sincerity, ignorance, intolerance, breach of promise, backbiting,
 arrow Naguib Mahfouz and Shamsur Rahman
I thoroughly enjoyed reading the article on Naguib Mahfouz by Asrar Chowduhry. It was succinct, informative and insightful.
 arrow Missing fishermen
Will the missing fishermen come back? Who will answer this question? These apparently lost people were the bread earners of their families. Our weather forecast system is very poor & ineffective.
 arrow Caretaker government
Apparently, the caretaker system is in jeopardy. It has become so controversial that one has to look for better alternatives.
 arrow High time to rally against our leaders
We all are jinxed. We are dancing to the 'evil tune' of our politicians.
 arrow Indian managers
I have read with lot of interest the above titled article written by Mr. Munim Chowdhury and published in The Daily Star on 14-09-06. Mr.
 arrow Kind remarks
Mr. Douglas Broderick of World Food Proramme (WFP) has kindly informed us in his interview in Channel-i about the tremendous progress Bangladesh has made since his first visit in 1982.
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