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Eastern Ukrainians Vote on Separation

Separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be on track to declare victory in a referendum Sunday that Kiev and the West called illegal and riddled with irregularities. The vote ratchets up tensions between the Kremlin, which may recognize the referendum, and the nascent government in Kiev, which is struggling to regain control of the two

‘Digital World Expo’ Begins on June 4

Digital World 2014 – a three-day expo on information technology, will begin in the capital Dhaka from June 4. Digital World will be jointly organized by the Technology Division of the IT ministry and Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS). The venue of the expo will be Bangabandhu International Conference Center. The organizers

Textiles Sector Goes Under Department of Textiles

Bangladesh’s textiles sector will henceforth be under the Department of Textiles instead the Board of Investment. The Cabinet approved the shift in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan told reporters after the meeting that the Ministry of Industries had proposed the change to clear confusion about who