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French support to modernize Bangladesh power sector

The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Bangladesh government have inked a grant financing agreement of 12 million euros (USD 1,45,34,400) to back advanced digital solutions in the power and energy sector in Bangladesh

Won’t recognize Israel till Palestine established as a sovereign country: Bangladesh

Bangladesh has ruled out recognizing Israel until Palestine is established as an independent and sovereign country free of any occupation forces

Bangladesh may consider ban on TikTok; Chinese platform becoming hub for human traffickers

A few weeks ago, a video of five men assaulting a woman went viral in India, prompting Indian authorities to arrest the men involved

World Bank projects 5.1 percent GDP growth for Bangladesh in 2021-21

The World Bank (WB) has projected that Bangladesh's GDP growth will be 5.1 percent in the next 2021-22 fiscal year

Dhaka moves one rank up, now fourth least liveable city

Dhaka moved one notch up in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of most liveable cities in 2021, which has largely been shaken up by the Covid-19 pandemic

Public health experts in Bangladesh push for change in vaccination policy

Anticipating more doses to come in the coming weeks, public health experts in Bangladesh have asked the government to revise several aspects of the current vaccination program for effective implementation of the drive

Bangladesh’s PM Hasina recalls six-point charter released by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Bangladesh Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina, recalling the six-point charter released by the country’s founding father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in 1966, said that the charter was meant for independence

Bangladesh seeks five million Sputnik V vaccines from Russia

Bangladesh has intensified negotiations with Russia to procure five million doses of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine soon

Bangladesh extends restrictions till 16 June

Authorities in Bangladesh have extended ongoing restrictions on public transport and movement till 16 June as the coronavirus cases remain unchecked in several of its districts

Bangladesh aims to plant 72 million saplings

On the occasion of World Environment Day, the Bangladesh government has set an ambitious target of planting 72 million tree saplings by the end of the year and aiming to create 1800 kilometers on 9,400-acre land in the country’s coastal region

Bangladesh seeks temporary waiver from TRIPS obligations for vaccines, medicines

Bangladesh has made a strong call for a temporary waiver from certain Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) obligations for the production of vaccines, medicines and other health technologies to effectively respond to the coronavirus pandemic

Community transmission of Delta variant of coronavirus in Bangladesh

Bangladesh researchers have confirmed community transmission of the Covid 19 Delta variant, which was first detected in India, and also found one unidentified category of coronavirus

Bangladesh logs real GDP growth of 5.2 percent -- highest in Asia

Bangladesh has registered a real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of  5.2 percent, which was the highest in Asia, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said this while placing the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year

Bangladesh unveils Tk 6 trillion budget to overcome pandemic effect

Bangladesh has rolled out a Tk 6 trillion spending plan to breathe new life into a flagging economy following a year of tumult induced by the coronavirus pandemic, reported

We will be affected massively: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on climate change

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, highlighting the effects of climate change, has said that her country would be among the worst-hit even though the carbon emission of the country remains very negligible

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