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AT A GLANCE: Rise of road fatalities in Bangladesh

At least 2,297 people were killed and 5,480 injured in road accidents in the last six months, a sharp rise in the death toll compared to the same period last year, National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways (NCPSRR), an organisation campaigning for safety in the transport sector, says in a report. Move the mouse pointer over the bars of the interactive chart to have a comparative overview.

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

Countries need more than money to cope with shocks: Report

Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany are among the best placed wealthy countries to cope with shocks like large-scale migration due to their strong safety nets, education programmes and economic opportunities, says a global report by KPMG.

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

AT A GLANCE: Rise of road fatalities in Bangladesh

At least 2,297 people were killed and 5,480 injured in road accidents in the last six months, a sharp rise in the death toll compared to the same period last year, National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways (NCPSRR), an organisation campaigning for safety in the transport sector, says in a report. Move the mouse pointer over the bars of the interactive chart to have a comparative overview.

June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017

AT A GLANCE: Wheat imports on the rise

A shift in consumers' diet preference and flourishing baked food market pushed Bangladesh to hit a record high on wheat imports in current fiscal year. In this fiscal year, wheat import stood at 5.4 million tonnes till mid-June, show government statistics.