Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)

Type: Organization
Name: Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) (BRAC)
Web Address: http://www.brac.net/
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Matching endowments and opportunities

Bangladesh is widely known as a country of microfinance institutions (MFIs) where thousands of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are spread over the country to provide various services, including microcredit, to the poor. The microfinance model of ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Speak up now in support of base | Letter

Editor,When the last EA-6B retires, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station’s EA-18G Growlers will be the only U.S. airborne electronic jammers and therefore responsible to protect and defend all U.S. military and allies’ forces worldwide.The Chief of Naval ... [Published Whidbey News-Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Brac police hunt masked attackers

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is searching for two men who attacked a woman in Cayman Brac. The RCIPS says the incident happened Wednesday in the West End area of the sister isle.The woman told detectives she was approached by two masked ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

City Focusing on Improvements at Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -A new round of base realignment and closure hearings, or BRAC, are set to take place next year, and in an effort to make sure Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi doesn't make the list, the Corpus Christi City Council has made ... [Published KiiiTV3.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

5 questions with the candidates vying for the Madison County District 3 school board seat

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A veteran educator, a businessman and a concerned parent look to take a seat on the Madison County school board.Democrat and incumbent Mary Louise Stowe is joined by Republican candidate Keith Dye and her former student Independent ... [Published al.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Getting America's Global Military Footprint Right

Over the last quarter century, Washington's primary tool for divesting infrastructure the armed forces no longer needs has been the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process. But the Pentagon needs better tools if it is to manage its massive global ... [Published National Interest - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Right candidate for the right time

advertisementI strongly endorse Tom Jarboe for St. Mary’s County commissioner in District 1. As a teacher and member of the Education Association of St. Mary’s County Legislative Committee, I am impressed by how high Mr. Jarboe places education on his ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Strengthen local govt for institutionalising democracy: Speakers

(BSS) - Speakers at an advocacy meeting have stressed for strengthening the local government institutions to institutionalise democracy ensuring accountability in the activities of the local government bodies at the grassroots.They were addressing the ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sentencing date set for Brac stabbing

A Cayman Brac woman who pleaded guilty this week to wounding with excessive use of force in acting in self-defense has been ordered to report for sentencing in Grand Cayman.Katie Jo Powell, of West End, Cayman Brac, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to wounding ... [Published Caymanian Compass - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Spain honours Sir Abed

Brac founder and Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed has been honoured with the prestigious Spanish Order of Civil Merit in recognition of his outstanding contribution to poverty alleviation and community empowerment.The Spanish ambassador in Dhaka Luis ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

One Simple Thing That Makes You a Star

Imagine five researchers in white coats come to your office to tell about a breakthrough discovery. It's about one very simple thing they say you can start doing right away that will sustain you at the top of your game. It will also provide you with higher ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare for ultra-poor people emphasised in Rangpur meet

:00:00 A A- A+ Our CorrespondentRANGPUR, Oct 23: Speakers at a view exchange meeting put emphasis on the need for proper health management system to ensure healthcare facilities for the ultra-poor people especially in the rural areas. They also called ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 23 2014]

Quotes

Stowe: "I think that my record will speak for itself. You hear a lot about what hasn't been spent in District 3. Since I've been on the board, there's been almost $20 million spent in District 3. The problem is there's just not enough money to go around. I'm an educator. I'm the only educator on the board and somebody needs to be sitting on that board that has educational experience."
The process for assessing infrastructure should be open, transparent and inclusive. "Domestic constituents play an important role in the U S part of the process because military installations are integrated in local economies" writes Michaela Dodge in a close analysis of past BRAC efforts. "BRACs cause substantial anxiety in the local communities."
...outperformed germline testing alone in terms of identifying more patients who are candidates for treatment with PARP inhibitors," said Hayward. "We believe these results combined with the positive CHMP recommendations for olaparib will open doors to a new era of personalized medicine for patients with platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer by helping target PARP therapy to the right patients."
"What we really have is a racial problem," said Showers, who is black and represents a heavily minority council district in north Huntsville. "It's not about education; it's about race."

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Speak up now in support of base | Letter [Published Whidbey News-Times - 7 hours ago]
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Would-be robbers hit on Brac [Published Cayman News Service - 19 hours ago]
City Focusing on Improvements at Naval Air Stat... [Published KiiiTV3.com - 19 hours ago]
5 questions with the candidates vying for the M... [Published al.com - 19 hours ago]
Getting America's Global Military Footprint Right [Published National Interest - 20 hours ago]
Ganges Barrage to cut salinity into coastal reg... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 20 hours ago]
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City Officials Accept Deed For Schroeder Hall [Published Gazettes NewsPaper - 21 hours ago]
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City Councilman Richard Showers says Superinten... [Published al.com - 22 hours ago]
Right candidate for the right time [Published SoMdNews.com - Oct 24 2014]
Feasibility study on Ganges Barrage completed: ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 24 2014]
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Pennsylvania moves to protect its military bases [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Oct 24 2014]
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Anisul for people's participation in flood mana... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Oct 24 2014]
Joint Base commander gains wisdom; looks ahead [Published DCMilitary Joint Base Journal News - Oct 24 2014]
Miccarelli Bill to Create Military Commission M... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
Law formalizes military enhancement commission [Published Beaver County Times - Oct 24 2014]
Sentencing date set for Brac stabbing [Published Caymanian Compass - Oct 24 2014]
‘Non-formal education vital for peace’ [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 24 2014]
Annual community breakfast showcases growth, pa... [Published Belvoir Eagle - Oct 24 2014]
Malmstrom, MANG, civic partnership process cont... [Published Great Falls Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
How the development sector works [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 23 2014]
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Credit Suisse-Sponsored Event Focuses on Financ... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Oct 17 2014]
> Posted by Eric Zuehlke, Web and Communications Director, CFI With 1.2 billion people, youth between the ages of 15-24 represent approximately 18 percent of the global population, and 87 percent of youth live in developing countries. Yet only ...
The ‘Normal’ Ones? [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Oct 10 2014]
> Posted by Joshua Goldstein, Principal Director for Economic Citizenship & Disability Inclusion, CFI #151892310 / gettyimages.com Shamsin Ahmed of BRAC in her powerful piece, “ The ‘Normal’ Ones ”, makes an impassioned plea for greater tolerance ...
Naval Research chief: Cyber security workforce ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 25 2014]
Rear Adm. Matt Klunder gives keynote address Wednesday at the Hampton Roads Cyber Security Conference hosted by Thomas Nelson Community College. HAMPTON — The Department of Defense has had a “cyber awakening,” according to Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, ...
After Boko Haram: Hillary Clinton Promises Educ... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 24 2014]
On Wednesday morning, Hillary Clinton and Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a new partnership between the Clinton Global Initiative and the Center on Universal Education at the Brookings Institute for girls’ education called CHARGE ...
After Boko Haram: Hillary Clinton Promises Educ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 24 2014]
On Wednesday morning, Hilary Clinton and Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a new partnership between the Clinton Global Initiative and the Center on Universal Education at the Brookings Institute for girls’ education called CHARGE ...
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