Bangladesh

ADP implementation in Jul-Nov registers 21pc progress

The implementation of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) in the first five months (Jul-Nov) of the current fiscal year (FY15) has registered a 21 per cent progress, which was 20 per cent in the same period of the previous fiscal. … read more

World

Partnerships for development: A shared responsibility

EVERY year on October 24, we celebrate UN Day, commemorating the founding of the United Nations. Since joining 40 years ago, Bangladesh has experienced significant gains in economic growth and human development. In 2000, world leaders met at the UN … read more

India

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked Bangladesh for allowing transportation

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked Bangladesh for allowing transportation of heavy cargo like turbines for a 700MW power plant to be set up in its landlocked Tripura state.He welcomed the Bangladeshi dignitaries on the dais on Monday by … read more

US

Bay of Bengal “more secure”,

Bay of Bengal more secure with US Collabration

Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more secure”, the US ambassador in Dhaka has said. Dan Mozena on Tuesday said Bangladesh could slash piracy at the Bay of Bengal by 70 percent, an achievement that … read more

Russia

Gazprom International fulfils its drilling contracts in Bangladesh

Gazprom International, the sole specialised operator of Gazprom’s hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration and development projects outside the Russian Federation, has completed its obligations under drilling contracts with Bangladesh’s BAPEX, BGFCL and SGFL, subsidiaries of the national oil and gas corporation Petrobangla. … read more

Research

ebola-Virus

WHO Declares Ebola Virus Outbreak Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared the West African Ebola epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 people an international public-health emergency. Meanwhile, the world’s biggest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, MT +0.36% joined other Western companies in scaling back business plans or travel in … read more

japan

Bangladesh and Japan need comprehensive partnership

In this exclusive interview, Matsushiro Horiguchi, former ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, talks to Tokyo-based Bangladeshi journalist Monzurul Huq and reflected on various aspects of bilateral relations that the upcoming visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is bound … read more