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2008-10-07 06:00:26

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.

2008-10-01 06:00:34

Text of report headlined "Hizb ut-Tahrir Leaders Released on Bail" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 1 October The ten Hizb ut-Tahrir leaders, including four university teachers, who were arrested in Rajshahi two weeks back on suspicion of inciting anti-government activities and involvement in militancy were released on bail yesterday.

2008-09-15 06:00:35

Text of report headlined "Khaleda, Hasina Should Work Together for Democracy, Says Moriatry" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 15 September US Ambassador to Dhaka James Moriarty yesterday said the US hopes a free, fair and credible election is held by December with participation of all major political parties according to the EC's roadmap.

2008-09-10 03:00:16

Text of report by Porimol Palma headlined "Jordan may go tough on agitating workers" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 10 September Jordanian authorities may take stern actions against around 300 Bangladeshi workers who have been on strike since August 31 protesting cutbacks in wages and irregular payments by a garment factory in that country.

2008-09-10 03:00:10

Text of report headlined "AL Welcomes Khaleda's Bail; JP Not Happy With the Happening" published by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 10 September In a rare political gesture, Awami League (AL) acting president Zillur Rahman yesterday expressed satisfaction over the bail of political archrival BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.

2008-09-03 06:00:16

Text of report in English by privately-owned Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star website on 3 September Beirut: For Muslims in Lebanon, there are many traditions associated with the holy month of Ramadan - and not all of them are religious.

2008-08-21 06:00:30

Text of report headlined "Khaleda, Tarique denied bail in separate cases" by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 21 August, subheading as carried A Dhaka court yesterday rejected former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's bail petition in Barapukuria coalmine graft case.

2008-08-20 06:00:30

Text of report headlined "Landslide zones in Chittagong to be marked" by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 20 August [by Abdullah Al Mahmud] The government initiated the process to mark hillsides and valleys, where landslides are possible, as "Red Zones", evacuate people living in those areas and bring those areas under afforestation.

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Text of report headlined "Bapex revved up; government hikes gas sale rate to 25 taka from seven taka/mcf" by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 14 August [by Sharier Khan] For the first time the government has increased gas sale tariff for Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration Company (Bapex) to 25 taka per thousand cubic feet (mcf) from a miserly 7 taka to help the company financially grow, sources said.

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Excerpt from unattributed report headlined "Chittagong to get emergency gas, rental power plant; advisers' council sends back coal policy to ministry" by Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star website on 14 August The Council of Advisers at its meeting here yesterday decided to provide 20 mcf (million cubic feet) additional gas and set up a 50- MW rental power plant for immediate and short-term solutions to the acute gas and power crises prevailing in Chittagong.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.