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Tata's exit 'a wakeup call for Dhaka'
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) The scraping of $3 billion investment plans for Bangladesh by Indian conglomerate Tata Group is likely to deter investors and should be 'a wake up call' for Dhaka, that must update its energy security plans, a leading financial daily has said.

Monday, August 04, 2008 10:12:39 AM

Tata pullout won't affect foreign investments, minister hopes
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

Bangladesh industry blames government for Tata withdrawal
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

India's Tata Group abandons $3bn investment plan in Bangladesh
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

Kuwait deports over 100 Bangladeshi workers
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

More than 5,000 observers for Bangladesh local government polls
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

Earthquake jolts Bangladeshi capital
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

Bangladesh poll body not to amend electoral law
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

'Prisoners packed like sardines in Bangladesh jails'
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

Bangladesh parties realign for December polls
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

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