Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) The Tata Group's decision to scrap a $3 billion investment proposal is unlikely to affect the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bangladesh, a top official hopes.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 11:28:32 AM
Dhaka, Aug 1 (IANS) Captains of Bangladesh's trade and industry Friday regretted Indian conglomerate Tata Group's withdrawal of $3 billion investment plans, blaming the indecision of successive governments for the scrapping of the offer - the biggest the country has ever received.
Friday, August 01, 2008 10:30:00 AM
Dhaka/New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Indian conglomerate Tata Group Thursday announced that it had 'scrapped' its US$3 billion investment plan in Bangladesh as it saw 'no prospect' of taking further the projects, which were viewed as 'politically sensitive' and on which successive Bangladesh governments have remained undecided.
Thursday, July 31, 2008 11:11:35 PM
Dhaka, July 31 (Xinhua) Over 100 Bangladeshi workers, who were deported by Kuwait over allegations of instigating labour unrest, have arrived here, a newspaper report said Thursday.
Thursday, July 31, 2008 2:04:29 PM
Dhaka, July 27 (Xinhua) More than 5,000 local and international observers will monitor local government elections next month in four cities and nine municipalities in Bangladesh, reports said Sunday.
Sunday, July 27, 2008 12:59:37 PM
Dhaka, July 27 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale Sunday jolted the Bangladeshi capital and the eastern district of Sylhet, the country's weather office said.
Sunday, July 27, 2008 7:35:38 AM
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's Election Commission (EC) has dropped plans to replace the current set of electoral laws with a new one, following opposition from major political parties and for lack of time as it prepares for the December polls.
Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:37:04 PM
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Being a jailbird is never pleasant in Bangladesh - more so when high-profile VVIPs come crowding in and leave the others no place to even sit down.
Saturday, July 26, 2008 12:55:15 PM
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has struck a pre-poll alliance with an old ally, the Jatiya Party of former president Hussain Muhammad Ershad, utilising the eight-week freedom from imprisonment granted to her for medical treatment.
Friday, July 25, 2008 12:59:15 PM
Dhaka, July 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's Election Commission has moved to register the 160,000 Urdu-speaking 'stranded Pakistanis' in its revised electoral rolls, thereby allowing them to vote for the first time in the history of the country liberated from Pakistan in 1971.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:44:57 AM
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