Bangladesh

The legacy of blood

Henry Kissinger is infamous in Bangladesh for allegedly terming the newly-independent country a “bottomless basket”, but this statement appears to be the least of his crimes against the people of...

August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020

Japan signs $5 million grant for promoting primary education in Bangladesh

Japan has signed a grant agreement of $5 million with Bangladesh for promoting quality primary education in the country, the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka said today.

May 26, 2020
May 26, 2020

Japan includes Bangladesh in widened entry ban

Japan has tightened border control and widened the ban on entry of people from countries, including Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

Bangladesh, India add 5 more ports of call

Bangladesh and India have added five more ports of call that would augment the trade and provide a stimulus to the economic development of the new locations and their hinterland.

April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020

Biman to bring back 162 Bangladeshis from India on Friday

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate a special flight from New Delhi on Friday to bring back Bangladeshi nationals who have been stranded in India for around a month due to the coronavirus pandemic.

April 20, 2020
April 20, 2020

164 stranded Bangladeshis return from India

Hundred and sixty-four Bangladeshis, who were stranded in India for over a month, return home.

April 11, 2020
April 11, 2020

A tale of two countries and how they are beating back Covid-19

Vietnam and Singapore, being financial opposites, are model examples of how to effectively contain the Covid-19 pandemic

March 3, 2020
March 3, 2020

Coca-Cola announces $200 million investment in Bangladesh

Coca-Cola Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) James Quincey announces an additional investment of USD200 million in Bangladesh over the next five years to expand the business.

February 17, 2020
February 17, 2020

All China, Singapore-returnees don’t need quarantine: IEDCR

There is no need to keep all the China and Singapore returnees in hospital quarantine, Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR),...

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

3 held for mugging Tk 1 crore of Payra power plant’s payroll

Police have detained three suspected muggers who snatched nearly Tk 1 crore from officials of companies supplying manpower to the ongoing Payra Thermal Power Plant project in Kalapara upazila of...

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

Surplus funds of state agencies: Bill passed amid protest in JS

A bill over depositing surplus money of state agencies to the national exchequer is passed amid unprecedented opposition from the Jatiya Party lawmakers today in Parliament, while the BNP MPs stage...