Monthly Archives: August 2012

President Obama Hosts Fourth Annual Iftar Dinner at the White House

President Obama hosted his fourth Iftar dinner as President in the State Dining Room of the White House. The Iftar is the meal that breaks the day of fasting during Ramadan, when Muslim families and communities eat together after sunset. … read more

Bangladesh-Russia nuclear power plant deal finalised

Bangladesh and Russia have finalised the financing agreement for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. A delegation led by the Economic Adviser went to Moscow on Aug 4 and negotiated with acting Russian Finance Minister to finalise the deal. The team included … read more

Bangladesh’s indigenous people face extinction, warns leader

Indigenous people in Bangladesh could become extinct within the next few decades if their deprivation of rights continues as it had in the past, a top leader of the country’s indigenous groups said yesterday. ‚ÄúThere is regular bloodshed in the … read more