Whether the Daikin Sylhet Bani newspaper was operating in July 1998. [BGD35658.E]

No information as to whether the Daikin Sylhet Bani newspaper was in operation in July 1998 was found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. The only reference to the Daikin Sylhet Bani newspaper was found in a report published by the Press Institute of Bangladesh in 1998, the data used having been collected in 1995.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Research Summary of Eight Works Published by the Press Institute of Bangladesh in 1998. 1998. Press Institute of Bangladesh http://www.pressasia.org/PFA/members/8works-a.html [Accessed 14 Nov. 2000]

Additional Sources Consulted

Bangladesh: A Country Study. 1989. Edited by James Heitzman and Robert L. Worden. Washington, DC: Department of the Army

Benn's Media 1996: World. 1996.

The Europa World Year Book 2000. 2000.

The Europa World Year Book 1999. 1999.

The Europa World Year Book 1998. 1998.

IRB databases.

Political Handbook of the World 1998. 1998. Edited by Arthur S. Banks. Binghamton, NY: CSA Publications.

Political Handbook of the World: 1999. 1999. Edited by Arthur S. Banks and Thomas C. Muller. Binghamton, NY: CSA Publications.

World News Connection (WNC).

The World's News Media: A Comprehensive Reference Guide. 1991. Edited by Harry Drost. Harlow, Essex: Longman Group UK.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact an oral source.

Internet Sites including:

Aileena World Wide Media Index

Amnesty International

Committee to Protect Journalists

The Daily Star

Dhaka Bangladesh

Dhaka Courier

Human Rights Internet

Human Rights Watch

The Independent

International Freedom of Expression eXchange

The New Nation

News From Bangladesh


Press Foundation of Asia

Press Institute of Bangladesh

Reporters Without Borders

World Association of Newspapers

Search Engines including:




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