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IIM-Vizag Director recollects his association with former RBI Governor, ASCI Chairman Narasimham

The Times of India 23 Apr 2021
VISAKHAPATNAM. I belong to the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) family ... Narasimham is no stranger to those whose interests lay in the economy ... He was a versatile genius ... As the Program Director, I led at ASCI, scores of training programs for the officers of the Bangladesh Civil Service and would invite Narasimham for the valedictory ... .
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Dhaka shops for vaccines as Russia offers to help to make it at home

Arab News 22 Apr 2021
Bangladesh’s government is urgently searching for COVID-19 vaccines for its population of 170 million, with health officials saying on Wednesday that it is considering a proposal by Russia to manufacture its Sputnik vaccine locally ... Bangladesh began its nationwide inoculation drive on Feb.
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COVID-19 kills 11 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps

Anadolu Agency 21 Apr 2021
At least 11 Rohingya refugees died in COVID-19 infections, while some 507 others contracted the deadly disease in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Cox's Bazar of Bangladesh since March last year, according to officials.  ... Bangladesh is under a lockdown until April 28 to counter a record rise in COVID-19 infections.
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Rape laws across South Asia insufficient, inconsistent, and poorly enforced, leaving women at heightened risk of sexual violence

Reliefweb 21 Apr 2021
Reports of police officers refusing to file complaints or failing to investigate allegations are widespread; in four countries - Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka – survivors and other stakeholders spoke about the challenge of justice system officials being susceptible to bribery and corruption;.
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5 Killed During Protest at China-backed Bangladesh Power Plant

Voa News 19 Apr 2021
At least five people were shot dead when police opened fire on hundreds of laborers demonstrating over unpaid wages and working hours in Bangladesh ... Alam group is well-known for his connections in the higher echelons of the ruling party of Bangladesh,” Ashrafuzzaman, liaison officer of Asian Legal Resource Center in Hong Kong, told VOA.
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Bangladesh extends coronavirus lockdown for another week

Al Jazeera 19 Apr 2021
Bangladesh has decided to extend the nationwide lockdown for yet another week to counter the ... Given the surge in new infections and deaths from the virus, the government on April 5 enforced a nine-day lockdown shutting offices, shopping malls and transport across Bangladesh.
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B’desh extends lockdown for another week

The Siasat Daily 19 Apr 2021
Bangladesh has decided to extend the nationwide lockdown for yet another ... Given the surge in new infections and deaths from the virus, the government on April 5 enforced a nine-day lockdown shutting offices, shopping malls and transport across Bangladesh, reports dpa news agency.
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Bangladesh arrests leader of Islamic group blamed for deadly protests

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 18 Apr 2021
Officer Harun-or-Rashid said Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of the Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh group, was arrested at a madrasa, or Islamic religious school, in Dhaka's Mohammadpur neighbourhood for his alleged involvement in a case filed for vandalism last year.
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Member of fake Indian currency note syndicate arrested

The Siasat Daily 18 Apr 2021
They said 29-year-old Abdul Rahim, a resident of West Bengal’s Malda, has been smuggling fake notes from Bangladesh for a long time ... “FICNs with a face value of Rs 8 lakhs in the denomination of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 was recovered from his possession,” the officer said ... He initially earned Rs 3,000 per delivery, the officer said.
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India to seize Bangladeshi aircraft for recovery of dues

Beijing News 18 Apr 2021
The Raipur Airport managed by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) is all set to start the seizure process against an aircraft of Bangladesh based United Airways ... "We have intimated the matter to Bangladesh embassy in Delhi through MEA. A team has reached to consulate office of Bangladesh in Kolkata," a senior official of AAI told ANI ... (ANI) ....
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China looms large over Biden-Suga meet

Asiatimes 16 Apr 2021
TOKYOTry as they will to plot the future, much of today’s (April 16) Oval Office chat between Joe Biden and Yoshihide Suga will be spent stewing over the economic wreckage of the last four years ... Instead, they pivoted to Vietnam and Bangladesh ... from office than when he entered.
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COVID-19 lockdown: This South-Asian nation imposes 8-day-long strict Coronavirus restrictions

DNA India 15 Apr 2021
Bangladesh welcomed the Bengali New Year amid stricter COVID restrictions with an eight-day-long imposed in the country from April 14 ... The Bangladesh government had on April 3 announced a week-long countrywide lockdown from April 5 to curb the new wave of Covid-19 infections ... Bangladesh announces 7-day nationwide lockdown amid rising cases.
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Bangladesh COVID shutdown triggers exodus from capital Dhaka

Al Jazeera 14 Apr 2021
With new cases and deaths hitting record numbers, Bangladesh’s government has ordered all offices and shops to close for eight days from 6am (00.00 GMT) on Wednesday ... Most of the exodus was made up of informal workers in Dhaka stores, offices and markets.
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Bangladesh virus shutdown triggers exodus from capital

Dawn 14 Apr 2021
With new cases and deaths hitting record numbers, Bangladesh’s government has ordered all offices and shops to close for eight days from 6am on Wednesday ... Most of the exodus was made up of informal workers in Dhaka stores, offices and markets ... Hospitals across Bangladesh say they ...
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Bangladesh rings in Ramadan, new year festivities with stricter COVID-19 measures

Arab News 14 Apr 2021
Bangladesh on Wednesday began observing an eight-day lockdown, ordering the closure of all offices and international and domestic transport to push back a second wave of coronavirus infections and ease pressure on overwhelmed hospitals and health workers ... “Bangladesh should go all ...
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