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Edra wins bid to build 600MW power plant in Bangladesh

Malaysian National News Agency 20 Oct 2021
... power plant in the South Asian nation ... Bangladesh’s power plants heavily favour natural gas, generating around 65% of its electricity using domestic natural gas as a source.
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Delivering COVID-safe education to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Reliefweb 20 Oct 2021
Under the Australian Humanitarian Partnership’s (AHP) activation in Bangladesh, Save the Children (SCI) and its implementing partner Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) have been operating 75 learning centres and nine Girl Friendly Spaces to provide access to education to children living in the camps.
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The Dhaka challenge

Indian Express 20 Oct 2021
A secular linguistic identity has been the foundational principle of Bangladesh, but a powerful Islamist strand, a leftover of pre-Partition Muslim politics in the Subcontinent, has survived through organisations such as Jamaat-e-Islami in alliance with military dictators and pro-Pakistan forces ... Bangladesh.
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Hundreds protest in Bangladesh over religious violence

Straits Times 19 Oct 2021
The unrest is some of the worst in Bangladesh since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League party came to power there in 2009. It poses a challenge to her party, which is seen as the more secular one of the two political groups that have alternated power in Bangladesh for most of its independent history.
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Bangladesh arrests hundreds for violence against Hindus

Metro USA 19 Oct 2021
Authorities have filed 71 cases in connection with the violence during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja, a Bangladesh police spokesman said ... The unrest is among the worst in Bangladesh since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League party came to power in 2009.
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Hundreds protest in Bangladesh over deadly religious violence

Al Jazeera 19 Oct 2021
The unrest is some of the worst in Bangladesh since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League party came to power there in 2009. It poses a challenge to her party, which is seen as the more secular one of the two political groups that have alternated power in Bangladesh for most of its independent history.
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Bangladesh police arrest hundreds for violence against Hindus

Straits Times 19 Oct 2021
The authorities have filed 71 cases in connection with the violence during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja, a Bangladesh police spokesman said ... The unrest is among the worst in Bangladesh since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League party came to power in 2009.
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Why Bangladesh warned India over anti-Hindu riots, even though Modi government praised it

The Wire 19 Oct 2021
For nearly a week, India’s eastern neighbour Bangladesh has been rocked by communal violence targeting its Hindu minority as they celebrated the festival of Durga Puja ... India’s official response on the other hand was the polar opposite, taking care to not step on Bangladesh’s toes.
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Bangladesh: Hindus targeted by violence demand better legal protection

Indian Express 19 Oct 2021
The Quran video provoked outrage in Muslim-majority Bangladesh, and hundreds of Muslims protested violently in more than a dozen districts ... Also read .Communal violence rocks Bangladesh ... “Regardless of whichever political party has been in power in Bangladesh, the Hindu community has never received the protection it deserves,” she said.
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Govt halves GST, customs duty to reduce edible oil price

Dawn 19 Oct 2021
Responding to a comment that petroleum price comparison with regional countries should be made on the basis of their higher per capita income, he said the poverty rate in India and Bangladesh was far higher than Pakistan and this meant purchasing power in Pakistan was better.
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AIIB accused of backing Bangladeshi fossil fuels instead of renewables

PV Magazine 18 Oct 2021
They added that as a multilateral development bank, formed after adoption of the Paris Agreement, the AIIB should take a lead in supporting the required renewable energy transition in the region; and that it should be supporting, without exception, renewable and decentralized power options in Asia, especially in climate-vulnerable Bangladesh.
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T20 World Cup: Scotland stun Bangladesh in opening match

Sify 18 Oct 2021
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Scotland began their men's T20 World Cup campaign with an upset six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the tournament at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday ... Chasing 140, Bangladesh made just 25 runs in power-play, losing Soumya Sarkar and Litton Das for five each.
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Bangladeshi criminal killed in encounter with Lucknow police

The Times of India 18 Oct 2021
ARTICLES ... Buying power at Rs 22 per unit, won’t let power crisis spoil festivities ... A Bangladesh national, Hamza, carrying cash reward of Rs 50,000, was killed in encounter with Lucknow police on Monday ... "Hamza hailed from Khulna district of Bangladesh and entered India paying bribe of Rs 10,000 along with his gang members," said Choudhary ... .
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Targeted subsidy programme to be operational from next month: Asad Umar

Urdu Point 18 Oct 2021
Rejecting the perception that per-capita income in other countries especially in India and Bangladesh was higher therefore their purchasing power is also good, Asad Umar pointed out that poverty rate in Pakistan was far lower compared to India and Bangladesh which meant that the purchasing power in Pakistan was comparatively better ....
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From Randburg to Muscat with love for Scotland’s T20 World Cup hero Chris Greeves

Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2021
Johannesburg-born all-rounder Chris Greaves, who was playing just his second international match, delivered a match-winning all-round performance to power his adopted country Scotland to a shock six-run victory over Bangladesh ... 140-9 and 2/13 which restricted Bangladesh to 134/9.
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