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World Bank to support Bangladesh river project


September 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank plans to restart negotiations on a $1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for building a bridge over the Padma river.Friday's announcement comes after the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to fund Padma bridge project


July 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) Bangladesh Monday decided to construct a $3 billion bridge over the Padma river with its own funds after the World Bank cancelled its loan to ... Read more...

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World Bank cancels credit for Bangladesh bridge project


June 30th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) World Bank has decided to cancel its $1.2 billion credit for Bangladesh's Padma Multipurpose Bridge project, said WB statement received here Saturday."In light of the inadequate ... Read more...

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Railways battle to complete strategic Brahmaputra bridge by 2015


April 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 25 (IANS) The railways are battling time and resource crunch to complete the country's longest 4.94 km rail-cum-road-bridge across the mighty Brahmaputra at Bogibeel that will provide ... Read more...

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Malaysia to fund Bangladesh bridge project


February 5th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 5 (IANS) Malaysia will loan $3 billion to Bangladesh to construct a river bridge, a minister said Sunday.Bangladeshi Communications Minister Obaidul Quader told reporters a memorandum of understanding ... Read more...

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Big Japanese aid for Bangladesh bridge


November 30th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Japan will provide an additional $100 million to Bangladesh for the construction of a bridge over the Padma river.The announcement came Monday evening in Tokyo in ... Read more...

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UK warns extremists may exploit flood crisis in Pakistan


September 14th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): In the wake of vast devastation and humanitarian crisis caused by unprecedented floods in Pakistan, British Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned of extremists coming to fill in ... Read more...

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Kate Moss to make her stage debut


March 30th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss is making her stage debut with Shakespeare's play "Tempest". The 36-year-old has landed a minor role as a nymph in an upcoming version of the play, ... Read more...

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Kate Moss set for acting debut


March 29th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Supermodel Kate Moss is reportedly set to make her stage debut in 'The Tempest'.The 36-year-old catwalk queen is said to have landed a minor role as a nymph ... Read more...

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Rebecca Hall not behind Kate Winslet-Sam Mendes split


March 18th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): Friends have dismissed reports that Rebecca Hall was the reason behind Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes' split.Rumors were abuzz that 27-year-old actress Hall was the reason the ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Padma Bridge gets hefty international funding


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Buoyed by international donors that have committed almost cent percent funding, Bangladesh is to launch the construction of its $2.4 billion Padma Bridge by inviting tenders next ... Read more...

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Italy revives plans to build world’s largest suspension bridge


March 6th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 6 (DPA) For long a pet project of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, a plan to build the world's largest suspension bridge linking Sicily to Italy's mainland was revived Friday ... Read more...

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Badal inaugurates already functional bridge


February 16th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Phagwara (Punjab), Feb 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday inaugurated a railway over-bridge in this industrial town of Punjab, eight months after it was formally thrown open for use.The ... Read more...

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Worlds largest cable-stayed bridge inaugurated in China


July 1st, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Suzhou-Nantong Yangtze Road Bridge, the worlds largest cable-stayed bridge, was formally opened in East Chinas Jiangsu Province after five years of construction.The bridge linking the two ... Read more...

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State to develop Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, Ambanis out


June 25th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday decided to engage a state-run agency to construct the proposed Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, rather than choose one of the two remaining bidders - Mukesh ... Read more...

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