Could be there one particular reason or multiple reasons for the Pakistani textile sector investing in Bangladesh – a country which has emerged as the second biggest exporter of apparel to the US. The number-1 reason is the rampant shortage of electricity and industrial gas,... Read More..
Ahead of the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to Bangladesh, the government has prepared the draft of the Trade and Investment Cooperation Framework Agreement (Ticfa) that the two countries may sign in future. A copy of the draft was sent to Prime Minister... Read More..
The demand for solar power has been increasing day by day in the district of Pabnaq following the erratic supply of electricity for a long time. A large number of people in Iswardi upazila, of the district have set up solar power panels on the... Read More..
The Honorable Hillary Clinton Re: BANGLADESH: Warn government to stop waging war against its own people Dear Secretary Clinton: I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem News.com. I am writing to you concerning your upcoming trip to Bangladesh from May 5-7, 2012.... Read More..
Unidentified miscreants hurled two ‘bombs’ – one in front of the home ministry at Bangladesh Secretariat and the other adjacent to the boundary wall of the secretariat – Sunday afternoon, an official says. The explosions took place during the hartal enforced by the BNP-led 18-party... Read More..
D-8, also known as Developing-8, is an arrangement for development cooperation among the following countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey. The establishment of D-8 was announced officially through the Istanbul Declaration of Summit of Heads of State/Government on June 15, 1997.... Read More..
Foreign minister Dipu Moni has left for Kolkata on Sunday to receive the prestigious Mother Teresa award. “She left in a Biman flight at 11:00 in the morning,” public relations officer of the foreign ministry Monirul Islam Kabir told media Dipu Moni has been nominated... Read More..
Brighter days beckon Bangladesh and the youth should realise that potential, US Ambassador Dan Mozena said yesterday. “The dream of Golden Bangladesh can be a reality within a decade or two,” Mozena told a gathering of several hundred young people. The US envoy spoke at... Read More..
Democracy is preferred to any other system of Governance because of it adherence to “rule of Law” “Fair dealing” and “ Good Administrator . It is opposed to arbitrariness ,Unreasonableness ,and mala fide exercise of power . Democracy is the cherished form of Government as... Read More..
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government came to power not to enjoy the benefits of power but serve the people to achieve the objective of the war of liberation for making the country self-reliant economically. “We are moving forward keeping the ideology of... Read More..
Tree plantation necessary to face climate change.Forests are vital for maintaining the earth’s ecological balance. They form an integral component of the biosphere, essential for the stabilization of the global climate and management of the land and water. Forests shelter countless species, including organisms that... Read More..
“Connecting the dots between the challenges of water, food, and energy security lies at the heart of sustainable development—and Rio+20 will be a generational opportunity for us to turn ideas into action—globally and especially in Asia and the Pacific.” — Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, United Nations.... Read More..