Rail maintenance equipment maker Harsco Corp. said Monday it has received $13 million in new rail orders, including contracts from Bangladesh and Liberia, a nod to the company’s effort to bring in new business from overseas. Under one of the deals, Harsco will build a... Read More..
Sources :The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and the Indian state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) signed here today (Monday-30-08-2010) a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for improving power stations in Bangladesh. The NTPC, as government utility of India, as per the MoU will assess the... Read More..
In the pantheon of Islamic states, Bangladesh seems an unlikely place for a secular revolution. It is a dry country with no bars, casinos or horse races. Bangladesh is not liberal in its social mores, compared to Muslim-majority countries like Turkey or Indonesia. And secular... Read More..
All America is hallowed ground for freedom By Bridget Kustin Last week, I returned to Baltimore after spending a summer researching Islam, finance, and politics in Bangladesh. I still haven’t unpacked–I want to preserve the memories of hospitality and gratitude that couldn’t be captured in... Read More..
Bangladesh on Sunday approved plans for a new international airport near Dhaka to be completed by 2013, officials said. The USD 7.2 billion Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib International Airport , named after the Bangladesh independence leader, will have two runways with provision for a third and... Read More..
Leading business conglomerate Beximco has set up a joint venture with a Saudi firm to invest nearly $1 billion to upgrade Bangladesh’s sole oil refinery. “Beximco and Marasel Company Ltd of Saudi Arabia will jointly submit interest for funding an upgradation project of the Eastern... Read More..
Bangladesh will conduct its census next March and the process will be implemented using digital methods for more accuracy. Planning Minister A.K. Khandker Thursday said the population and housing census, an exercise undertaken every 10 years, will be held across the country in March. It... Read More..
Bangladesh is seeking to import 30,000 metric tons of non-basmati parboiled rice from any country other than Israel, the Directorate General of Food said in a notice on its website. Suppliers have until Sept. 6 to submit offers, according to the Aug. 26 notice posted... Read More..
Sources The most talked about issue in South Asia is India-Pakistan relations. Bangladesh-India relations are seconding among the population of the region. It could be mentioned that India Bangladesh relations also significantly impact on the internal politics of both the countries. Especially the dynamics and... Read More..
And Watson jumped at the chance to get involved – she waded barefoot into a river to help dye natural yarns and fabric and attempted to operate several textile machines. The kind-hearted star also made a stop at a local school, where she taught a... Read More..
“Iran formally invited Bangladesh last month to join $7.5bn plan India remains hesitant because of disputes about prices, transit fees and its volatile ties with Pakistan” DHAKA: Energy-hungry Bangladesh is examining an offer from Tehran to join a much-delayed project to pipe natural gas from... Read More..
DHAKA ? Bangladesh has launched a vaccination drive in its northern dairy farming region to contain an outbreak of anthrax that has affected more than 100 people this week, an official said Tuesday. Another 62 infections have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking... Read More..