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But emigration statistics compiled by The Indian Express from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh point to a significant underlying trend: workers ...
The Bangladesh Bank is set to roll out on Wednesday a monetary policy for the first half (July-December) of the FY 2017-18 aimed at boosting ...
finance Minister AMA Muhith will lead a large business delegation to Beijing on August 21 for the latest China-Bangladesh Investment Forum.
Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has said Bangladesh and India have signed an agreement to establish new waterways between the two ...
With a population of 160 million, Bangladesh is situated at the epicenter of some of the deadliest cyclones the world has ever experienced.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh -- Methamphetamine has become an increasingly corrosive influence in Bangladesh, with the number of pills ...
In the next season Egypt and Bangladesh will remain the most attractive markets for Black Sea wheat, UkrAgroConsult notes. Egypt will import a record wheat volume in 2017/18 season (12 MMT according to USDA estimates) in view of growing population ...
Farid Ahmed is the Editor and Publisher of The Doctor's Choice, a specialised magazine on health, population and nutrition sector.
It mentioned that since the early 2000s, Bangladesh has developed new policies designed specifically to improve the accessibility and affordability of high-impact, community-based health interventions to treat the major causes of child mortality: birth ...
Dhaka, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves have crossed the 33-billion-U.S. dollar mark amid a boom in inflow of remittances ahead of one of the biggest Muslim religious festivals Eid-ul-Fitr that marks the end of the Islamic ...
Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has broken into the ICC's top 10 rankings for T20I batsmen for the first time. He is currently tenth with 627 points, after the ...
Bangladesh will begin substituting part of its oil product imports with LNG next year, as it aims to use more gas in power generation to replace oil-fired plants, Sayed Mohammad Mozammel Haque, director for Operations and Planning at Bangladesh ...
Bangladesh's trade with Bhutan and Nepal has taken a hit as India's Darjeeling, through which most of the trade takes place, has been rocked by protests ...
Bangladesh hasn't announced an official stance on the crisis but the tensions have rocked the South Asian state. Bangladesh heavily depends on remittances from its four million expats all over the gulf region; about 300,000 are currently in Qatar and ...
Bangladesh elevated highway project faces problems. Bangladesh elevated highway project faces problems. A major project in Bangladesh now looks to be delayed following financing issues, according to a report published in .
Widening work for a key highway link in Bangladesh will commence shortly. The work will be carried out on the 41km link from the Akhaura logistics centre to the river port of Ashungaj.
Bangladesh is set to start construction of a third seaport at Payra, in Patuakhali district, opening another avenue for shippers in Dhaka and the south-central region of the country to avoid other congested ports.
Rice exporters see a pick-up in demand for the Indian cereal from Bangladesh as the recent floods in that country have impacted output and sent prices high.
"People are not aware of how Bangladesh is rising. They only see the rise of the rulers," Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, the senior joint secretary general of the BNP, said on Tuesday.
New Delhi: The Indian men's & women's throwball teams scripted history by bagging a gold medal each in the World Games, held at Kathmandu, Nepal.
Experts and environmentalists have criticised Bangladesh's environment agency for its decision to declare four dying rivers around Dhaka as ecologically critical areas (ECA).
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has been branded a hypocrite for selling party t-shirts made in Bangladesh while portraying herself as a defender of Australian workers.
The US government has sought help from Bangladesh to obtain the bank and business records of a suspect in a fake jobs scam case.
Beijing: Brushing aside India's concerns, China on Monday stressed the need to link the controversial CPEC with the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar ...
Only about 10 per cent of Bangladesh's 4,500 garment factories have registered unions, and the country's labor laws require 30 per cent of workers in a factory to agree to forming a union before one can be founded, according to Human Rights Watch.
PM Hasina says the government wants to fulfil Bangabandhu's dream of a prosperous Bangladesh.
Bangladesh has made the progressive decision of recognising hijras or transgenders as a separate gender. But the larger LGBTQ community in the country is still at the receiving end of constant persecution.
At the time, the BNP had alleged that the Bangladesh government would end using the Indian line of credit to pay for obsolete arms and weapons.
An estimated 10 million Bangladeshis are at risk of becoming climate refugees over the next two decades if the current climate change trends continues, an expert has warned.
At Fulbari bordering Bangladesh, trade goes as usual, except that the truck drivers have avoided trouble-torn Sevoke, the collection point for boulder stones, a major export item to Bangladesh. A mid-sized lorry with boulder stones can fetch about Rs ...
According to Border Guard Bangladesh battalion-49 Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Arifur Haque, based on tip-offs they have seized 17,170 saris and 16,000 salwar kameez, worth Tk7.56cr, in the past five and a half months from the Amrakhali and ...
Australia have finalised preparations for their next Test assignment, today announcing they'll complete a week-long camp in Darwin ahead of their Qantas Tour ...
Bangladesh has been subjected to the vagary of nature since it had been a part of erstwhile Pakistan. But this year, in particular, nature has become cruel towards Bangladesh. heat wave, cyclone, landslide and torrential rains have hit Bangladesh on an ...
Two days ago, Sana came home from Bangladesh where she is studying to be a doctor. She wanted to be with her family on Eid.
At least 16 people, mostly factory workers and labourers, were killed today when a cement-laden truck they were travelling on while returning home for Eid overturned and fell into a ditch after the driver lost control near the northwestern Bangladeshi ...
"Hindu women are especially vulnerable and face kidnappings and forced conversions in countries such as Bangladesh and Pakistan.
If Australia's batsmen are looking for a game plan to employ in Bangladesh, look no further.
The honorary consul of Luxembourg in Dhaka has urged Bangladeshis travelling to Europe to keep Luxembourg as a destination on the eve of its national day.
During a recent visit to Bangladesh to revisit my years there as a student, a colleague suggested I meet Sultana Kamal, much admired for decades of work on justice as a human rights defender.
Bangladesh selectors will have a pool of 29 players to choose from for the upcoming Test series against Australia after a huge preliminary squad was named on ...
Reserves grew 10.5 percent to $33.02 billion on Thursday from a year ago, Subhankar Saha, a spokesman for Bangladesh Bank, told bdnews24.
One person was killed and two others were injured when a Kolkata-bound Tripura passenger bus going via Dhaka collided with a car in Bangladesh, a transport official said here. "The Maitri passenger bus crashed into a Bangladesh government vehicle near ...
monsoon rainfall has been especially heavy over this area that includes southeastern Bangladesh, northeastern India and western Burma (Myanmar).
The report said that Bangladesh either abstained from voting or voted against multiple resolutions that drew attention to the deteriorating human rights situations and matters of technical assistance in Belarus, Burundi, Ukraine, Syria, Iran, Sudan and ...
As has been previously reported, the traditional sale of West Bengal-produced mangoes to Bangladesh has been badly hit this year.
"Someone typically in Bangladesh would drink that two or three times a day," Russell Sibly, who owns Puran Dhaka, an authentic Bengali food cart in the Bangladeshi bastion of Jackson Heights, said.





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