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UN chief lauds Bangladesh for healthcare facilities

November 15th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Tuesday visited Bangladesh's northeastern district of Moulvibazar and visited a community clinic to look at the healthcare provided to mothers and babies."Having ... Read more...

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50 Indian investors want SEZ in Bangladesh

May 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 10 (IANS) Fifty Indian investors, including the Tata, Birla and TVS groups, have sought a special economic zone (SEZ) to be set up in Bangladesh for joint ventures.A visiting ... Read more...

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Ruling party wins parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka (Roundup)

April 9th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 9 (DPA) Sri Lanka's ruling party, led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, won the first parliamentary elections held since last year's end of the country's 26-year civil war, election officials said ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran was tortured before being killed, says report

June 10th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Tamil Tigers leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was tortured by the Sri Lankan military before being killed, a leading human rights body said in a report released Wednesday. The University ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka urges aid agencies to help displaced civilians

May 5th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 5 (Xinhua) The Sri Lankan government has sought the assistance of international aid agencies to rehabilitate the displaced civilians in the ongoing military conflict. Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said Colombo ... Read more...

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After 25 years, cornered LTTE faces deathly crisis

January 28th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Over a quarter century after Tamil militancy erupted in Sri Lanka, the once formidable Tamil Tigers are in dire straits, vanquished but not crushed by a rampaging ... Read more...

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Chinese told not to wear pyjamas in public!

December 13th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Community leaders in Shanghai have set out to tackle citys most intractable social problems wearing pyjamas in public.The neighbourhood committee a volunteer outpost of the Communist Party ... Read more...

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