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Indian media reports: Jamaat got Saradha funds to fan agitation against AL govt

Islamist fundamentalists, mainly Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, received funds from Saradha Group chairman Sudipto Sen, the prime accused in the multi-crore chit fund scam, to fuel agitation against Awami League government, reports Indian media. Saradha Group chairman Sudipto Sen not only funded political parties in India, but also Islamist fundamentalists in Bangladesh, said the report run by…

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Dhaka-Delhi extradition treaty in January

Tue, Dec 4th, 2012 New Delhi Correspondent New Delhi, Dec 4 (bdnews24.com)—Home Minister MK Alamgir and his Indian counterpart Sushil Shinde on Tuesday agreed to sign the extradition treaty in January. “It was agreed that Revised Travel Agreement as well as extradition treaty will be finalised and signed in January 2013 during my proposed visit…

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Bangla Begum’s India Visit: Real or Ephimeral?

Dated 6-Nov-2012                   Paper No. 5281 Can ideology and political agenda change overnight? At least, that is the message Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia carried when she arrived in India on October 28 for an eight-day visit. Begum Zia came…

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Three questions for Khaleda Zia

28 October 2012, 08:09 PM IST With Bangladeshi leader of opposition Khaleda Zia in New Delhi for a week-long visit, one can expect a flurry of substantive exchanges. There are two main reasons why Zia’s visit is more than a courtesy call. First, Bangladesh goes to polls sometime late next year, and Zia’s Bangladesh Nationalist…

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‘Ascending’ nationalism: the failure of politics and climbing Everest in Bangladesh

17 September 2012 Mubashar Hasan In the past two years, four young Bangladeshi, including two women, scaled Mount Everest, becoming national heroes. More importantly, these individuals also became powerful political symbols, used on various sides, to disguise the failure of politics in Bangladesh. Four young Bangladeshi mountaineers made their country proud when they hoisted the…

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মুক্তিযোদ্ধার উত্তরাধিকারীদের জন্য ভারতের বৃত্তি

ঢাকা : মুক্তিযোদ্ধাদের সন্তান বা তাদের উত্তরাধীকার মেধাবী শিক্ষার্থীদের মাঝে বৃত্তি প্রদান করে আসছে আমাদের মহান স্বাধীনতা যুদ্ধে সর্বাত্মক সহায়তাদানকারী প্রম বন্ধুপ্রতীম দেশ ভারত। উচ্চ মাধ্যমিক ও স্নাতক পর্যায়ে পাঠরত মুক্তিযোদ্ধাদের সন্তান বা তাদের উত্তরাধীকার মেধাবী শিক্ষার্থীদের মাঝে ভারত সরকার এ বৃত্তি দিয়ে আসছে। এ কার্যক্রমের আওতায় স্নাতক পর্যায়ে প্রত্যেক মনোনীত শিক্ষার্থী বছরে ২৪ হাজার…

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BD liberation war in Pashchimbanga school curriculum

KOLKATA: The history of Bangladesh’s liberation war will be incorporated in the secondary curriculum as per the recommendation of Pashchimbanga’s school education syllabus committee. State education minister Bratya Basu said the history of our neighbouring countries, including Bangladesh would be included in their next syllabus. Meanwhile, biographies of Marx and Lelin would also be added…

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মনমোহনের বিশেষ দূতের অভিযোগ: বাংলাদেশ থেকে সন্ত্রাসী কার্যক্রম এখনও চলছে

নয়াদিল্লি: বাংলাদেশের ভেতর থেকে সন্ত্রাসবাদী সংগঠনগুলো এখনো তাদের কার্যক্রম চালিয়ে যাচ্ছে বলে মন্তব্য করেছেন ভারতের প্রধানমন্ত্রী মনমোহন সিংয়ের বিশেষ দূত সতিন্দর কে লাম্বা। নয়াদিল্লিতে বৃহস্পতিবার এক সেমিনারে দেওয়া বক্তব্যে লাম্বা এ কথা বলেন। তিনি মনমোহন সিংয়ের পাকিস্তান ও আফগানিস্তান বিষয়ক বিশেষ দূত। বাংলাদেশ ও ভারতের নিরাপত্তা বিষয়ক ওই সেমিনার আয়োজন করে নয়াদিল্লিভিত্তিক ‘অবজারভার রিসার্চ ফাউন্ডেশন’…

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The Truth or Taqiyya?

One of the most important challenges we face as a free people is understanding the true nature of – and threat posed by – a totalitarian, supremacist Islamic doctrine its adherents call shariah. So, it would seem to be good news that a $3 million public education campaign is being launched nationwide to “clarify” what…

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Teesta failure has indeed hurt ties

Hasina tells Indian newspaper Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says failing to sign the Teesta water-sharing treaty during her Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh’s visit to Bangladesh in September last year has hurt the ties between the two close neighbours. In an hour-long exclusive interview at her office, Hasina also tells Manash Ghosh why she thinks the…

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Challenges Facing Religious Minorities in South Asia: a US Congressional Hearing

The US House of Representatives under the auspices of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission organized a hearing on the continuing plight of religious minorities in South Asia, focusing particularly on Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The hearing was held in Canon House Office Building Room No: 340 on March 21, 2012 at 10 AM. The following…

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This archive records from memory the nine-month history of 1971 as experienced and perceived by individuals from all walks of life.

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