One of the most debatable topics in Bangladesh is, perhaps, whether poverty is a blessing or a curse.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) are jointly running one of the biggest development projects in Bangladesh, titled ‘Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction’ (UPPR) which began in 2008. The local and international associates in this project are the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), Local Government…Continue
Added by Abid Azad on November 5, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments
by Rodica Pricop
Greek Prime-Minister George Papandreou’s decision to hold a referendum on the single currency rescue deal adopted by European leaders a week ago, after a marathon of heated negotiations, has caused panic in the world’s capitals as well as on financial markets. Everywhere from Athens, Geneva, Berlin, Paris, London, Madrid to New York,…Continue
Added by Rodica Pricop on November 5, 2011 at 10:58 — No Comments
THE SOCIO-CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF THE NORTHERN POPULATION MADE THE LOCAL WOMAN OVERBURDENED IN SOCIETY
SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA…Continue
Added by Albert Oppong Ansah on November 4, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments
An article 'Protests awaken a Goliath in India' in the New York Times feels that the great Indian middle class which till recently were dismissed as apathetic towards electoral politics seems to have awakened from their slumbers and no longer appears apathetic towards politics. The article goes on to attribute this change of attitude to the Anna Hazare movement.
Indeed, the Anna Hazare movement which later became 'I am Anna' movement' saw thousands of professionals, college students,…Continue
Added by Pratigyan Das on November 2, 2011 at 18:20 — No Comments