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ADB sounds caution over taking BRI loans

In a word to the wise, ADB President Takehiko Nakao yesterday advised countries to scrupulously evaluate the merits of a project before approaching China for funding under its flagship Belt and...

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

Kohli eyes maiden IPL crown for RCB

The imperious Virat Kohli will be eyeing a fairytale ending Sunday to a record-breaking season when he leads the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League's final against...

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Target Trans-Asian Railway linkage

The government has revised a project to lay a 129-km rail track from Dohazari to Gundum near Myanmar border via Cox's Bazar at a cost of Tk 18,034 crore.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

ADB to give Tk 13,115cr for Trans-Asia rail corridor

The Asian Development Bank will provide Tk 13,115 crore loan for implementing a rail route project which will connect Bangladesh to the east and west.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

ADB extends loan for Bangladesh water project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) extends fresh loan to Bangladesh to expand a water project in south-west area.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

ADB forecasts 6.7pc GDP growth

Bangladesh economy is expected to perform strongly this year, according to the latest figures from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

June 28, 2015
June 28, 2015

ADB to give $505m for railways

Bangladesh and the Asian Development Bank sign agreements for $505 million in loans to further improve the country’s railway services.

April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015

ADB cuts GDP growth to 6.1pc

Asian Development Bank revises down its growth projection for Bangladesh to 6.1 percent for 2015 fiscal from its earlier projection of 6.4 percent.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

A Sino-centric economic order

MUCH to the dismay of the United States (US), the Europeans are filling in applications to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

Govt okays 600MW Indian power import

Government approves of importing additional 600MW power from neighbouring India at a cost of about Tk 1,600 crore via the electricity interconnectivity grid.