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Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and fellow dignitaries to voice commitments
Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University.
A telecoms regulatory official said on Sunday that Bangladesh has blocked Facebook because of "objectionable" materials it contained about the Prophet Mohammad and the country's political leaders.
The Bangladeshi military-backed interim government, agreeing to the demand of one of the main parties, has postponed the country's election date. The date has been reset from Dec. 18 to Dec. 29.
Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett today presented His Royal Highness Jordanian Ambassador to the United States Prince Zeid Raad Zeid Al-Hussein with 15 advanced binoculars and spotting scopes for the Jordanian Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature.
Text of unattributed report headlined "Hasina's Bail: SC Sends Petition to Full Bench" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 7 October The Supreme Court (SC) vacation bench yesterday sent to its full bench Awami League President Sheikh Hasina's petition seeking stay on the High Court (HC) order rejecting her bail prayer in an extortion case, and for granting bail in the case.
Text of report headlined "Doctors suggest Tarique'
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police detained four people after the main opposition said they were planning to kill the daughters of independence leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during ceremonies on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of his assassination.
By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - Two people were killed and nearly 200 injured in clashes in Bangladesh on Sunday as opposition parties enforced a countrywide transport shutdown, police and witnesses said.
DHAKA (Reuters) - Two people were killed and nearly 200 injured in clashes in Bangladesh on Sunday as opposition parties enforced a countrywide transport shutdown, police and witnesses said.
- A woman chauffeur.
- A woman who operates an automobile.