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  • Movement of Dhaka Cantonment & BDR HQ
    4 responses - Posted 11.27.10

    In the 1960′s only 20 per cent people in Asia lived in cities, but as Asian cities and towns are producing about 80 per cent of the GDP for their respective countries, by the year 2030 some 55 per cent of the region’s population is expected to live in cities. This trend is even more apparent in Dhaka, one of the mega cities in Asia with a population of more than 12 million, as it is the major employment centre of Bangladesh.

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  • Mutiny of BDR is over
    no responses - Posted 02.27.09

    The 33-hour mutiny by disgruntled border guards ended yesterday in their surrender at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned of tough action to take them off a “suicidal route”.

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  • Chief of BDR was Killed
    no responses - Posted 02.27.09

      Major General Shakil Ahmed, director general of BDR, died in a hail of bullets within 10 minutes after the shooting began at the Pilkhana darbar hall Wednesday morning, confirmed Lt Col Syed Kamruzzaman, who survived the killing-spree of border troops. Speaking at a press briefing at the staff college officers’ mess in Mirpur Cantonment [...]

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  • Now Situation Under Control
    no responses - Posted 02.27.09

    Home Minister Sahara Khatun yesterday told the House that rebel BDR members had returned to their barracks responding to the call of the prime minister.

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  • Running For Their Life After Gun Shots
    no responses - Posted 02.26.09

    Life in the city ground to a halt as the news of bloodshed at BDR headquarters spread like wildfire, throwing people in a state of panic yesterday morning. Rumble of gunfire and rumours flying thick and fast left the locals in Dhanmondi area numb with shock. Those living nearby watched in horror as army personnel [...]

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